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12 Things I Should Have Considered Before Buying My First Home

Several years ago, my wife and I were in a bit of a personal bind. We lived together in what was about the tiniest two-bedroom apartment you can …

Why The 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual …

Time Management

9 Reasons Your Employees Secretly Hate You | Inc.com

Leaders with high EQ perform better. That's been verified by research out of Yale that found being more emotionally attuned helps leaders make better decisions. Another study showed that higher EQ was also equated with higher earnings.<p>Look at these findings are you'd think that most people rising …

Middle School

11 choices rich people make that the rest of us don't

It's a concept that has been in print for nearly a century — thanks to a journalist's research of more than 500 self-made millionaires in the early 20th century— and continues to gain relevance today.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire …

Self-improvement

7 Steps You Can Take to Stop Trading Time for Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>We were all lied to.</i> Growing up, we were sold the misconception that we should follow the traditional career path of working 50-hour weeks to receive a stable paycheck. In short: Get into the office early, stay late and even come in on …

Business Strategy

9 Things That Stop You From Achieving Your Goals

In order to achieve our goals, we need to change our behavior, and eventually become a better version of ourselves.<p>Because right now we’re not ready …

Motivation

10 of the Best Photo Editing Apps for the iPhone

You iPhone is more than just a phone – it’s a video recorder, flashlight, calculator, voice recorder, mini computer on the go, a credit card, and the …

The Perils Of Time Tracking

Parsing how you spend your workday can be an effective practice–sometimes. Don’t let it become a second job.<p>For the productivity obsessed, there’s no dearth of tools to track and dissect precisely how the workday is spent. Software like Toggl can parse your tasks down to the second; Excel …

Productivity

15 Proven Ways to Encourage Employee Happiness and Engagement

As a leader of people you need to encourage happiness in every facet of your business. I’ve created 10 techniques that will help your company be …

Happiness

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

31 Thought Provoking Life Questions to Answer If You Feel Stuck in Life

Who said that there had to be an absolute answer for each and every question? Sometimes the ability to ask yourself questions’ an act to challenge …

Six Unconventional, Scientific Ways to Be Happier

Happiness. There isn't a single human being who doesn't want it, and for many, it is the primary pursuit in life. Conventional wisdom tells us that …

How to Turn Mac Mail Into a Fantastic Email Client

By default, every Mac is loaded up with a copy of Apple's email client, Mail. It's a fine little app, but it lacks a lot of features and settings of …

Apps

38 Life Lessons You Should Learn Today

Always swallow your pride to say you’re sorry. Being too proud to apologize is never worth it — your relationship suffers for no good …

Know the Secret Costco Price Codes to Save Even More Money

The price signs at Costco will clue you in to the best deals and help you save even more money at the warehouse store.<p>In an incredibly detailed post, …

Personal Finance

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

Get a Free Vehicle History Report Before You Buy a Car

To check out a used car's history before you buy it, you can order an AutoCheck or CarFax report for $30 or $40 or use this hidden search technique …

The 10 Best Tourist Spots In Los Angeles Locals Should Also Enjoy

<i>The tourists are coming. But it's OK, L.A. You need not avoid every tourist spot in town, as some are actually worth the crowds. That's why they</i> …

How to Be Amazingly Good at Asking Questions

“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” ― Voltaire<p>Are you being judged by your questions? Not moving forward in your career, …

Personal Development: 5 Playfully Crazy Tips That Can Unleash Your Creative Potential and Boost Your Creativity

<b>Add hot sauce to your oatmeal</b><p>Ok, not literally but venture out of what you think makes sense. Good examples of this are the books Alice in Wonderland …

The 8 Habits of Highly Productive People

For the full original unedited article, visit Celestine’s blog, Personal Excellence.<p>Are you a productive person? Have you ever wondered what makes …

5 Ways To Be Productive When The Pressure Is On

The key is "being able to keep up the intensity even though there's no external accountability," says Sharon Melnick, a business psychologist and author of Success Under Stress. This means you need to be able to "manage your stress levels and stay motivated even when you're not," she says, because …

Time Management