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7 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Brain Work Remarkably Well | Inc.com

Have you gotten through all the important tasks you need or hope to get done today? Neither have I. Yet with ever-more-loaded schedules, tight deadlines, and the constant flow of new opportunities, most of us are working longer, trying to fit it all in.<p>That's the wrong approach. There's plenty of …

Productivity

3 Zen Principles That Will Rock Your World (And Make You Happier!)

There’s no guarantee that you’ll wake up tomorrow.<p>You may know this, but are you really living it?<p>I've spent some time ruminating on this and have …

Meditation

Your Startup's Pitch Needs Only These 10 Slides | Inc.com

Pitching your startup to investors just might be the most nerve-wracking aspect of starting your new business -- well, besides the prospect of losing your shirt.<p>I get it. The last thing you want to do when you're sleep-deprived and edgy and suffering startup angst is pitch it over... and over... …

Startups

Why I Write in PowerPoint

When writing business documents (aside from emails), most people turn to word-processing software. That’s not the only option. You can do everything — outlines, drafts, revisions, and even layouts, if you’d like — in PowerPoint or similar presentation programs.<p>That’s what I’ve used to write my …

Brainstorming

Raspberry Pi projects: 20 of the best projects to try on the Raspberry Pi 3 microcomputer

Got a Raspberry Pi 3? Here are 20 imaginative Raspberry Pi projects to get started on<p><b>8. Raspberry Pi projects: Build a download hub</b><p>With the internet …

The Productivity Mistake Everyone Is Making | Inc.com

Getting the job done day in and day out is tough. I always go through periods where my productivity starts slacking, and I can feel the laziness bug start creeping in. To get back on track, I follow a few steps and I'm back in no time. The harder part for most people is figuring out when and if …

Time Management

Apartment Therapy

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Shauna Shapiro: "Mindful Discipline" | Talks at Google

Key.Me Stores Your House Keys On Your iPhone

At some point in our lives, we will be locked out of the house. It’s just a fact of life. Fortunately, though, it doesn’t have to be one we deal with …

2by4 Architects announces new prefab small home range

2by4 Architects launched the prefabricated line very recently, and the first units are still under construction – so all we have to feast our eyes on …

Employers Love Social and Mobile Recruiting--But They Don't Know How to Do It (Infographic) | Inc.com

There's both a social and mobile disconnect when it comes to the way employers recruit candidates today, according to Jobvite's 2014 Social Recruiting Survey. Jobvite, creator of a social recruiting platform, found that more than 90 percent of recruiters use or plan to use social media for hiring, …

Recruitment

Why You Shouldn't Treat All Employees the Same | Inc.com

I've been asked the question many times: Is treating all employees the same the best way to lead your team?<p>One would think so--after all, isn't the most fair practice one of equal treatment? The question typically comes from very caring managers who genuinely want to accommodate the individuals on …

The Workplace

iceScreen

Clear your windshield of ice, snow or frost in seconds with the iceScreen™ magnetic ice shield! A clean window in the middle of winter no longer has …

Upgrade your MacBook to an SSD (pictures)

James Martin

5 ways iCloud Drive will upgrade your life

While iCloud has been a trusty storage companion for photos and documents, Apple’s recently announced iCloud Drive upgrades what we already know and love about the service. In today’s video, we take a look at five ways iCloud Drive will upgrade your life when Apple rolls out the enhanced service …

5 Philosophies To Keep Creative Minds Clicking

Creativity is tough to come by, so we want to make sure it flows as easily as possible. LifeKraze CEO Ben Wagner explains a few of his team’s secrets for keeping those inspired juices flowing.<p>The LifeKraze team consists of software developers and designers working alongside sales and biz dev, so …

Content Curation

What exactly is "great content?"

Great content is the secret to marketing success on the social web. That’s what all the gurus and expert blogs tell you. And it’s true; great content …

4 Clever Ways to Use an Infographic Resume to Get Hired

Many questions come up while creating an infographic resume:<p>Should you use a graph in line form or a pie chart?<p>Should you put a big number right up …

7 Things Really Amazing Communicators Do | Inc.com

It doesn't matter whether you are in the business of delivering products or services--either way, your success depends heavily on communication. When things go wrong, you can almost always trace the problem to a breakdown in communication. And when things go right, it's usually great communicators …

Public Speaking

How to motivate yourself at anytime

Click on ‘Get Motivated’ mind map to enlargeHave you been putting something off?You know how it goes. One part of your brain says – <i><br>“Stop</i> …

Productivity

4 Soft Skills That You Need To Learn

These skills may be “soft,” but that doesn’t mean they won’t make a huge difference in your life.<p>Over at the Geek Manager site, Meri Williams recently blogged about a phenomenon she sees play out among her teams. A technically brilliant person “slowly becomes incredibly frustrated that they don’t …

Self-improvement

10 Things Employees Want More Than a Raise | Inc.com

Contrary to popular belief, employees value many things more than the amount of money they're being paid. If they're treated right, employees will not only work for less, they'll be happier and more productive as they do so.<p>Based upon hundreds of conversations I've had about bosses and jobs, here's …

Employment

Why leadership-development programs fail

Sidestepping four common mistakes can help companies develop stronger and more capable leaders, save time and money, and boost morale.<p><b>For years,</b> …

Develop Strategic Thinkers Throughout Your Organization

In study after study, strategic thinkers are found to be among the most highly effective leaders. And while there is an abundance of courses, books, articles and opinions on the process of strategic planning, the focus is typically on an isolated process that might happen once or twice per year. In …

6 Things Really Compelling Leaders Do | Inc.com

Every day you encounter leadership: Some are trying to master it; others are simply trying to be good followers. Examples of leadership both good and bad are all around whether you actually recognize which is which. But every once in a while, an amazing leader surfaces, one capable of moving people …

Self-improvement

8 Tips For Collaborative Leadership

Today’s corporation exists in an increasingly complex and ever-shifting ocean of change. As a result, leaders need to rely more than ever on the intelligence and resourcefulness of their staff. Collaboration is not a “nice to have” organizational philosophy. It is an essential ingredient for …

Empowerment Play: Why You Should Put People First | Inc.com

Organizations today are moving and reacting to their environments far more quickly than ever before. While this increased speed has led to tremendous gains in the ability of businesses to take advantage of new opportunities, it has also created a workforce that is increasingly confused, …

Employee Engagement
Employment

To Err Is Human: How Good Leaders Handle Mistakes

Guest Post by Gregory Fisher<p>If you are in a position of leadership, either in your professional life or in your private life, then you will no doubt …