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How to Hack Your Flow: Live Life at the Limits and Boost Productivity | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Steven Kotler, author of</i> The Rise of Superman.<p>Researchers define flow as an “optimal state of consciousness,” a …

Make Your Own Rules

<b>Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>When you're an artist, the options that are before you are staggering. Literally anything under the sun is possible. One would think that this kind of freedom would be the perfect scenario in which to be creative. On the contrary, the reality …

Creativity

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

Motivation

Do You Have The “Good” Kind Of Perfectionism?

The right kind of perfectionism drives you toward success; the wrong kind shackles you with self-doubt. Here’s how to spot the difference.<p>The right kind of perfectionism drives you toward success; the wrong kind shackles you with self-doubt. To spot the difference, we’ll need to investigate the …

Influence, Persuasion, & Personal Presentation: Why to Look Your Best | The Art of Manliness

Are you intentionally making mistakes at work to make yourself look incompetent?<p>Are you purposely sabotaging your presentations?<p>Are you setting …

Don’t Get Screwed: The Contract Provisions Every Creative Needs to Know

A friend of mine, a very kind and trusting person who happens to be a freelance software developer, agreed a few years back to write some code for a …

Blockchain

Browse Popular Color Palettes to Snazz Up Presentations

Colors are important to make your presentations look good, but not everyone has a good sense of which one will complement another. Zach Holman …

8 Strategies for Meeting and Connecting with VIPs | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from</i> <i>John Corcoran</i><i>.</i><p><b>Imagine for a second that you’re in an elevator.</b> The doors have just opened and the CEO of your …

Open a Tin Can with Your Bare Hands

With luck, you'll never be caught without a can opener with which to open canned food you may have around the house, but if you're out camping or …

Keep Your Business Card Simple to Stand Out More

When it comes to business cards, there is no end to the designs you can try out. However, if you really want to stand out, you might be best off …

The Future of Americana: Dyer & Jenkins

In an ideal world, every item in your closet would be made in America—save for a few Neapolitan or British things—but that’s probably not the case... …

Cheap Alternatives to Expensive Creative Mac Software

OS X offers tons of creative software, but most of the popular options come at a premium price. If you don't need a crazy amount of features, you can …

This Cool Forest Home Was Built for $11,000

Admittedly, with the whole exterior bathroom thing, I'd rather live somewhere else on a regular basis, but I sure wouldn't mind traveling to Oregon's …

17 Counterintuitive Things The Most Successful People Do

You’re always going to get the same results, doing what everyone else does. Sometimes you have to know when to zig where others zag. These are some of the counterintuitive lessons I’ve learned and applied from the most successful folks I’ve met. <b></b><p><b>Pick Fights</b> – to test others’ resolve in their own …

Tired of Being Stressed? Here's A Surprising Approach To Feeling Better

Some of us feel stressed because of the holidays – and some of us feel even more stressed being back at work. And everybody knows that stress is terrible for your health, right?<p>Wrong.<p>In this fascinating TED talk, health psychologist Kelly McGonigal shares some truly ground-breaking research. It …

Make a Chocolate Cake in Five Minutes and Just One Bowl

You know what sucks about cake? Taking the time to make it, waiting for it to bake, and cleaning all the dishes afterwards. But you know what's …

The Year of Unapologetic Mastery

A few weeks ago, I was having lunch with my mom and dad. About halfway through, my mom cleared her throat. “You know, I was hoping I could go to …

Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …

Literature

11 Expert Tips To Help You Be More Productive In 2014

Who doesn’t want to figure out how to get more done? Or get things done more efficiently? We asked some of the most productive people we know how you can tackle the New Year’s work.<p>Last year I used a kitchen timer to force myself to focus; I blocked the Internet and email so I couldn’t get …

The Key to Getting Motivated: Give Up

No matter how fulfilling your work, there’ll be days when you just can’t summon any enthusiasm for it. What makes the experience of undermotivation …

Motivation

Deep Habits: The Importance of Planning Every Minute of Your Work Day - Study Hacks

Study Hacks Blog Decoding Patterns of Success<p>Deep Habits: The Importance of Planning Every Minute of Your Work Day<p>December 21st, 2013 · 186</b> …

6 Habits of Remarkably Likable People

They're charming. They're genuine. And they can make an entire roomful of people smile.<p>When you meet someone, after "What do you do?", you run out of things to say. You stink at small talk, and those first five minutes are tough because you're a little shy and a little insecure.<p>But you want to make …

Self-improvement

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

Writer, Entrepreneur and Behavior Science Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a …

Marathons
Employment

The Food Lab: Turkey Paitan Ramen With Crispy Shredded Turkey and Slow-Cooked Egg

Turkey soup is all well and good for the day after Thanksgiving, and what's more, it's a snap to make. But sometimes I don't <i>feel</i> like making things snappy. Sometimes I feel like investing a bit more time into my scraps. Sometimes I feel like I <i>want</i> my home to smell like simmering turkey broth for an …