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7 Tips for Replacing Bad Habits with Positive Habits

How to create a happy life by implementing "The Slight Edge" philosophy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether it’s smoking cigarettes, being late, drinking soft drinks, blaming others or biting our nails, we all have personal and professional bad habits that we would …

A Mindful Approach to Time Management

“How we spend our hours is how we spend our lives.”<p><b>Laura Vanderkam</b> is the bestselling author of multiple books on productivity and time management, …

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‘Cloaking’ Film for Windows Blacks Out the Screens Within

The modern workplace has a cultural problem. Open-plan offices and glass-walled conference rooms promote transparency, but they also make it …

Privacy

Where Can I Find a Financial Goals Worksheet to Stay on Track?

This Financial Goals Worksheet Will Keep You on Track<p>Planning Makes It Happen<p>Updated January 24, 2018<p>Dealing with money responsibly when you don't …

How I Became A Morning Person, Read More Books, And Learned A Language In A Year

It wasn’t as hard as it sounds: I used four principles to start small habits that built into big, long-term outcomes. Here’s how.<p>You’ll notice that I made the title of this post sound quite impressive (at least I hope I did!).<p>But the great thing about this story is that anyone can have such an …

Remodeling 101: Smart Light Bulbs

We’ve been spotting so many “smart” light bulbs on the market that we were inspired to take a closer look. There is a dizzying array of options, it …

How to Be an Exceptional Leader: Advice From a Navy SEAL | Inc.com

If you're even a semi-regular reader of mine, by now you know I love the reality series <i>The Selection: Special Operations Experiment</i>, which airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. EST on History. (Or you can catch up on the show's site.) Thirty people with no military background undertake extreme physical …

Special Forces

Off-grid Passive House runs entirely on solar in Colorado

The asymmetrical home maintains a stable temperature all year long<p>Through freezing winter nights and blistering-hot summer days, this custom Colorado home stays a livable 67-77 degrees Fahrenheit—without a conventional heating or cooling system. It’s also the state’s most energy-efficient abode. …

Off-grid

How To Cut Your Email Time In Half

Constantly checking your email is an addiction that’s destroying your productivity. Here’s how to break the habit.<p>We have a love/hate relationship with email. Forty percent of employees wish they had less email, according to a poll by Adobe. Yet a study from email-marketing platform provider …

Five Ways To Say “No” So You Can Finally Reclaim Your Focus

Staying productive is all about consciously deciding what not to do. Here’s how.<p>It isn’t news that culture is obsessed with <i>doing</i>–with being in motion, with being occupied, with being busy. But the upshot of all this doing is that we spend very little time deciding exactly what we should be doing in …

How to chair a meeting

Being in charge and being the chair are not always the same thing. Sometimes the best bosses are the worst chairs; so what's the secret to being a …

Milanote is the Evernote for creatives

The late Steve Jobs once said:<p>Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences …

Travel Tools I Use to Learn, Work and Play Anywhere in the World

I often get asked what apps, services and travel tools I use to work, learn, plan, play, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

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The 8 Best Hut-to-Hut Ski Touring Trips in the U.S.

If you’re a backcountry skiing, snowshoeing, or splitboarding enthusiast, there’s nothing better than several days away from civilization with a …

The Simple Way to Give Difficult Feedback (Without Hurting Feelings) | Inc.com

Whether you're a leader or a peer, part of your responsibility is to give people feedback. Having been raised in a culture that often dances around the truth and tiptoes near insecurities, you may lack the skills required to balance brutal honesty with a sense of compassion.<p>Think about the feedback …

The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

A 'Bulletproof' Method For Staying on Track | Inc.com

As we start 2017, a number of entrepreneurs out there are working off of the list of things they'd do or not do differently this year. From growing key metrics in the business, to focusing on the key things that matter each day. One of those things on my list is to get better organized, so that I …

20+ DIY Essentials to Alluring Farmhouse Style Decor

It’s been a great year for home decor with a lot of new trends and ideas. More importantly, as a community we have developed new tastes and …

A Year Later, You Can Still Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

Although Microsoft concluded its free Windows 10 upgrade program on July 29, 2016, the company has yet to close some of the loopholes that it …

I'm Jason Fried, CEO of Basecamp, and This Is How I Work

Basecamp is a web-based project management tool, and like so many other software tools and startups before it, the creators of Basecamp made it for …

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

Over the holidays it's best to avoid any arguments, whenever possible. But if you can't, you may want to bring some scientific ammunition for your side of the discussion.<p>It turns out that if you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might …

10 Habits you need to give up to increase your productivity

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share275<p>+18<p>Shares 323<p>Would you like to be successful? But what are you willing to do in order to reach your goal? Success is not …

What it takes to be a great project manager

Many challenges confront today's project managers -- new technologies, remote workforces and a global market to name a few. To take a project from …

A Hacker’s Tips For Protecting Your Digital Privacy

Cyber attacks—and president-elect Trump’s criticism of encryption and interest in expanding government surveillance—warrant more vigilance.<p>Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, ruled that …

Get More Productive With Evernote’s ‘Email Notes to’ Feature

Get Shift Done: Tips and Tricks<p>Get More Productive With Evernote’s ‘Email Notes to’ Feature<p>One of my favorite features of Evernote is the “Email …

How to Become a Morning Workout Person, According to Someone Who's Done It

I never thought I'd see the day where I even <i>considered</i> waking up earlier than necessary to workout—I'm of the opinion that moments before work should …

Time Management

How Steelcase Rearranged Its Workplace To Create A Purposeful Office

CEO Jim Keane rethought the furniture company’s office to make employees and executives more accountable–and more inspired.<p>For nearly two decades, the leadership team of Steelcase, the office furniture manufacturer, was located on one of the top floors of the global corporate headquarters in Grand …

The Workplace

5 Outdoor Quotes that Will Inspire You to Get Outside!

Prepare to be Inspired...<p>Even the most dedicated adventurers sometimes need a little inspiration to get outside. With that in mind, we've gathered …

Ikea's Now Making Chairs the Same Way Nike Makes its Knitted Sneakers

There’s nothing quite as comfortable as wearing a sweater knit by a grandparent, right? That’s why Nike started using digital knitting machines to …

Furniture