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Apple acquires land to build another solar power farm in North Carolina

The city of Claremont, NC has agreed to annex the land necessary for Apple to build a third solar farm near its data center in Maiden, the Hickory Daily Record reported (via MacRumors). Apple will make an initial investment of $55 million and indirectly create 75 jobs while constructing the …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Mount a Raspberry Pi-Powered Google Calendar On Your Wall

Calendars are great to have in your house, but the problem with most of them is that despite cute pictures of kittens or baby turtles, the calendars …

10 Traits of Likeable People

Imagine walking into work and you’re greeted with smiles and enthusiastic hellos from all of your co-workers; while you make your way through the …

A Negative Mind Will Never Give You A Positive Life

A negative mind will never give you a positive life.<p>People have a distorted view of the world when they are in a negative state of mind. It becomes a …

How Your Mistakes Can Make You a More Rational Person

As humans we make mistakes all the time, but we don't often recognize them for what they are: setbacks that are begging to be recognized as useful …

6 Ways To Prevent Your Next Brainstorming Session From Being A Horrible Waste Of Time

Research for a brainstorming session? Yes. Good ideas are worth their weight in gold. So let’s get rich.<p>We all know that ideas are the currency of the modern economy. So whenever we’re in need of new ones, we dutifully round everyone up for some caffeine-fueled sessions with the white …

Always Think Positive

Always think positive. Squash all negative thoughts.<p>In a study at the Mayo clinic in Rochester, Minnesota patients were given a personality test that …

Google Glass Approved A Prescription And Custom Lens Maker

Google Glass has approved what looks like the first third-party company to make a prescription-lens versions of its product. Rochester Optical, an 80-year-old firm, has been given the go-ahead to produce “custom prescription, fashion and sport lenses” for Google’s wearable tech headset. Last month, …

21 Ways You Can Earn The Respect Of Others

You want to be respected, but you’re not sure how this whole thing works. The key here is to stop focusing on you, and start thinking about others. …

This iWatch Design Concept is Sexy as Hell

Apple still hasn’t announced made any sort of official iWatch smartwatch product announcement but that doesn’t stop the world salivating at the prospect, and knocking up design concepts to give Apple something to think about along the way.<p>This time around, Berlin-based engineer Thomas Bogner, is …

Time = Life, Waste Your Time and Waste of Your Life

Time = Life, Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life. - Alan Lakein

The Price of Success is Hard Work

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of …

Creativity Is Really Just Persistence, And Science Can Prove It

We already knew that, as Woody Allen has pointed out, success is overwhelmingly about showing up. Now fresh studies help us understand why that is.<p>If we want to be super creative, we have to learn to be super dedicated. It’s a hardworking thing, as <i>War of Art</i> scribe Steven Pressfield has …

Creativity

The Right Innovation Mindset Can Take You from Idea to Impact

Thomas Edison said it over a century ago: “Genius is 1 percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration.” Unfortunately, when companies launch innovation initiatives, they tend to devote most of their time, energy and attention to that initial 1% – the thrilling hunt for the breakthrough idea. The real …

Never tell all your problems to people

Never tell all your problems to people. You might think that they care. But most of them will judge you. Others will consider weak. Sort out your …

Not Too Hard, Not Too Easy: Finding Flow In Your Work

You sit down to work and you lose yourself in the task at hand. You feel alive and engaged. The concerns of everyday life fall away as you immerse …

Four Things to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

So you’ve gone to a job interview for a position you’re interested in, it went well, and now the company has offered you the job. Good news! Before …

Self Discipline: The Lazy Man's Enemy

4 Things You Should Never Tolerate

Compassion is a valuable and important trait, however there are some things we should never tolerate as human beings. Learn more here...

How I Found the Courage to Quit My Job

Guest post by Deevra Norling Published in career, clarity<p>Photo by Eduardo Izquierdo<p>Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway. <b>~John</b> …

12 Foods that Can Improve Your Brain Power

Nutrition plays a vital role in brain function and staying sharp into the golden years. Personally, my husband is going through medical school, which …

5 Task Apps for Visual Thinkers

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

Personal Finance

3 Threats to Effective Time Blocking and How To Solve Them

Time blocking is a great way to get things done effectively. However, if you are not cautious enough, you can easily kill your time block …

20 Places to Educate Yourself Online for Free

Sarah White<p>Freelance Writer, Editor, Professional Crafter Read full profile<p>It seems like these days you can learn just about anything online for …

Personal Finance

6 Tips to Improve your Face-to-Face Networking

There is an old saying, “It is not what you know, it is who you know.” You can significantly increase your chances of success in almost any field if …

3 Things You Must Communicate During an Interview

How to Opt Out from AT&T Tracking Your Cellphone Activity

AT&T is now collecting anonymous information about your account for external marketing and analytics. By default you're opting into the tracking, but …

Tell me EVERYTHING About you: What's Next in Quantified Self?

I get up every day, put on my jeans and walk to the kitchen to get breakfast. Already, I’m being tracked by my Fitbit One, which is logging every step I take, every staircase I climb and every mile I walk.<p>In the kitchen, I realise that I’m out of milk so I walk 500 steps to the local shop. Now not …

Customize Your Resume to Your Profession

There's no one-size-fits-all resume template. Just as you should tailor your resume for each position you're applying to, your resume should be …