Tasha Toporova

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8 Horrible Habits That Are Ruining Your Productivity (and What You Can Do to Fix Them)

No better time to start than right now!<p>If there is one thing in life people underestimate, it is the impact of their daily habits.<p>Whether you want to admit it or not, the truth is that just about everything in life can be directed back to your habits. Long-term success is the result of good habits. …

Six ways to work less but get more done

Everyone shares the same 24 hours in a day and yet some entrepreneurs simply get more done than others. Is it just a case of some people work harder than others?<p>We've all heard the saying, "work smarter, not harder," but many successful entrepreneurs have come to realize that productivity is part …

8 Productivity Experts Reveal The Secret Benefits Of Their Morning Routines

Productivity experts spill their secrets on what gets them going first thing in the morning.<p>Morning sets the tone for the day, especially when it’s one of those times you wish you hadn’t gotten out of bed. So we asked eight productivity experts to give us a glimpse into their morning routines to …

4 Time Wasters That Kill Your Productivity

You'll be surprised at how much more you get done by cutting back on these four things.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>There is only a certain amount of time during the day to finish tasks but no matter what we do, it seems that time is never enough. <b></b>Sometimes at the end of …

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101 Businesses You Can Start With Less Than $100

Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? If so, what’s holding you back? If not having enough money to get started, then I’ve got some excellent news for you. You can start countless businesses for under a $100.<p>Over they years I've done many odd jobs to pay bills. While it's not always …

How the most productive people power through their to-do lists

There's plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don't want to …

19 Things Really Productive People Refuse to Do (According to Tim Ferriss and His Readers)

It's not what you do that matters. It's what you absolutely refuse to do.<p>Next year marks a full decade since the debut of Tim Ferriss's massive bestseller, <i>The 4-Hour Workweek.</i> If you haven't read it, you pretty much need to go download it now.<p>If I had to characterize the book, I'd say it's less of …

Is your gut making you sick?

New research suggests that the range and quantity of microbes that live in our guts could have a powerful effect on a range of conditions including depression, MS and obesity<p>A gut full of diverse microbes – bacteria, viruses and fungi – is essential for a healthy mind and body. And evidence is …

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What You Can Learn From Bedtime Routines of Sleep Experts

See how sleep experts get their best rest, and how to create your own bedtime routine for more relaxing, restful nights.<p>Are your evening habits (or lack thereof) keeping better rest at bay? If you aren't getting great sleep as often as you'd like or have trouble settling down at night, it could be …

14 Beautiful Pantries That Will Give You New Organization Goals

It's so satisfying to have a place for everything (and everything in its place).<p>Whether you're looking for inspiration for a DIY pantry makeover, or just enjoy look at exquisitely organized spaces, these inspired designs are worth lusting over.

4 small changes to boost happiness and memory

When making change for healthier habits, focusing on one small change at a time is a much more manageable approach than trying to make major overhauls.<p>Here are some favorites from my book “52 Small Changes for the Mind,” that can make a lasting impact to increasing happiness, improving memory, …

The To-Do List Game Plan

Make today the day you finish everything.<p>It's a great feeling, isn't it? Checking something off your to-do list. Mission accomplished. Done. But it's …

4 Ways Coffee Gives You More Than Your Morning Jolt

If you’re like me and the umpteen million other coffee drinkers out there, you most likely fire up your coffee pot or endure your morning pilgrimage …

17 Verbal Habits of Highly Likable People

It starts with what you say--and what you know not to say.<p>We all know a few people--probably just a few, actually--who win over everyone they meet. Their charisma is hard to quantify, and yet it makes others feel at ease and drawn to them.<p>How do they do it? One of two ways: either they're born with …

How to Work 40 Hours in 16.7 (The Simple Technique That Gave Me My Life Back)

<i>I used to work</i> <b>a lot</b><i> — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week…</i><p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of …

The 10 Essential Content Marketing Apps You Need

Marketing November 16, 2015 30 Reads share<p><b>Publisher Channel Content by</b> GetApp.com<p>Here at GetApp we know a thing or two about content marketing. And …

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24 Evergreen Content Types That Will Boost Your Traffic [The Mega List]

Fluctuations in traffic happen to the best of us. Yet, there is no excuse for poor content strategy on your website. There are two types of content …

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5 Great Tips to Help You Tell Better Stories

Storytelling is a must have business skill that pays off big when selling, teaching, or entertaining.<p>Skilled storytelling is essential to capturing an audience's attention. It's a must have before attempting to sell, teach, or entertain and is critical in every business. About a year ago, I became …

35 DIY Container Ideas to Completely Declutter Your Home

Ever feel like you're in a heavy downpour of clutter? When the 'stuff' build-up reaches a dangerously high level, rein in your panic and bring out your creative side, with these life-saving DIY containers. Get ready to coral your porch clutter, banish your toiletry mess, and cure your hallway …

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11 Tweaks to Your Daily Routine Will Make Your Day More Productive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What …

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Practical Advice for Taking Better Notes

A file of complete and thorough notes are gold when you have to detail your work for an ethics or malpractice claim, to work through a billing …

11 'Hunger Games' Power Breakfasts for the Girl on Fire

Surviving the Hunger Games is no easy feat—especially if you haven't eaten a good breakfast. Here's 11 recipes to keep the odds ever in your favor<p><b>Katniss Everdeen</b> is back, and in <i>The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,</i> premiering today, she is offered the worst kind of do-over: a second chance in the …

21 Signs You're Obsessed With Peanut Butter

Q: Did you hear the joke about the peanut butter? A: I'm not telling you, you might spread it!

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61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

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Tangy Teriyaki Salmon

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: Salmon gets a new weeknight treatment.</i><p>Salmon is a weekly offering in my house, largely because my fish guy sells the best I’ve ever had, and because everyone in my house …

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