Michael Coyle

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Lobster Roll Recipes That'll Satisfy All Your Summer Feels

Lobster in a bun is as good as life gets.<p>Summer is here, and for those living in New England that means it's lobster roll season. All along the coast, from Connecticut to Maine, seafood shacks open their windows to sell lobster rolls (though you can often find them inland too). They are part of the …

New England

How To Become 20 Percent Happier Through One Mental Exercise

<i>This post was originally published on Techealthiest.</i><p>Do you REALLY want to know an easy way to find headspace and live a happier life?<p>After helping thousands of New Yorkers achieve success with their therapeutic goals, I've learned a shortcut or two for finding psychological lightness and increasing …

Mental Health

Incentives and Deterrents for Starting Daily Scrums On Time

I recently emailed everyone who subscribes to my weekly tips a list of suggestions for ways to motivate team members to arrive on time to the daily …

Project Management

These Instagrammers’ Bullet Journals are organizational masterpieces

I’ve struggled with staying organized for as long as I have been accountable to others. In college, I used a very specific Moleskine planner that combined calendar pages with note-taking space. In the working world, I switched to a digital calendar, but no combination of systems, apps, or programs …

Productivity

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his publisher that he would write a new book titled, <i>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</i>.<p>Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other …

Procrastination

Trump's changes coming too late? Republicans worrying

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans increasingly fear Donald Trump is missing valuable opportunities to build a winning case against Hillary Clinton, …

Donald Trump

9 Psychology Books Every Businessperson Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

This Startup Pitch Deck Landed $65M And a $865M Valuation

Raising a round of financing is one of the toughest things an early stage company will need to face at some point. Fundraising is actually getting …

How to Produce Stunning Change in Your Life Immediately

A productive list of practical techniques to bring real change to your life.<p>We all want positive change in our lives. We seek to succeed, and to break free from the doldrums of the everyday rat race.<p>We also know that motivation can be fleeting. So how can we buckle down and shock ourselves into the …

The best independent bookstores worldwide, according to readers

To kick off Independent Booksellers Week, here are some of our readers’ favourite indie book havens<p>What’s your favourite? Add it here<br>• Part I: The 10 best independent bookshops in the world – readers recommend<br>• Read our series of interviews with booksellers<p>In a year in which independent bookshops …

A Simple Way to Feel Like You Have Way More Time

You don't need to juggle your schedule or prune your commitments. You just need to do this.<p>What if I told you the best and easiest way to start feeling like you have more time wasn't to investigate your priorities or trim your commitments, but instead to add one more small item to your to-do …

Why The 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual …

Time Management

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

How to do the most work in the shortest time

We are designed by evolution to be busy. That’s OK for the caveman, who needs to feed himself; not OK for you in the 21st-century when you have to deal with an ever-growing range of tempting distractions. Which is why it is so baffling that Paris has been identified as the city with the shortest …

Taoism

Psychologists and experts explain how to stop being a 'chronically late insane person'

In a Wait But Why analysis of people who are habitually late—whether it's to work, social engagements, or major appointments—Tim Urban concludes that some members of this group, including himself, could be deemed Chronically Late Insane People (CLIP). As classified by Urban, these individuals are …

Self-help

13 Must-Read Cookbooks Out in June

Summer is an excellent time of year to be a foodie. From whipping up go-to summer BBQ party foods to spiking your fave desserts with fresh summer fruit, the delicious bounty of the season is definitely infused into our grub. After perusing a few indie food magazines to see what’s trending, read up …

How a Calendar Actually Sabotages Your Time Management Efforts

We all struggle with time management, and we all want to know the best ways to conquer our schedules. In this video, Dan Ariely, a behavioral …

Greg Jackson's top 10 books to make you a better person

Don’t be put off! Works by WG Sebald, Roberto Bolaño and Wallace Shawn and others can help us to see ourselves more clearly and understand life better<p>“If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life,” wrote Thoreau, …

Top 10

Forget Time Management; Productivity Comes Down to Mind Management

There are several ways to approach the issue of increasing productivity. With new studies, tactics, and think pieces being published on the topic, it …

Time Management

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

Who better to take book advice from than a librarian?<p>In a recent blog post, the librarians of the New York Public Library revealed the books they're most thankful for.<p>The NYPL team rounded up the 19 books that made them laugh, cry, and everything in between. The list includes something for …

Books

Make-Ahead, Take-Along Breakfasts

Jumpstart your day with nutrients and flavor.<p>​<p>​<p>Smoked Salmon Blini<p>Rye is rich in fiber, and smoked salmon delivers heart-healthy omega-3 fats.<p><b>Ingredients</b><br>¾ cup milk<br>2 large eggs<br>1 cup rye flour<br>½ tsp. baking soda<br>½ tsp. baking powder<br>Pinch of salt<br>4 oz. cream cheese<br>1 Tbsp. honey<br>2 tsp. grated lemon …

Analog Methods For Getting Things Done—Superpower Your Productivity With Pen and Paper

As we’ve developed endless digital systems, software, and apps to help our lives run smoother, there’s a massive community of people who have opted …

Productivity

Here's the story of how a guy making $66,000 a year lost $7.2 billion for one of Europe's biggest banks

Jerome Kerviel was a junior level derivatives trader earning US$66,000 per year at Societe Generale, one of Europe's largest banks. By January 9, 2008, he had amassed a stock index futures position of US$73 billion. The way he did so ended up costing Societe Generale (SocGen) US$7.2 billion - six …

Stock Markets

Top 51 Happiness And Motivational Dr. Seuss Quotes To Boost Your Life

Theodor Seuss Geisel ( Born on March 2, 1904, Died on September 24, 1991 ) was a cartoonist, book publisher, animator, artist, and a writer.<p>His most …

Motivation

The Science of Baking, In One Graphic

Baking is a science as well an art, and the key to better baking is understanding the chemical forces at play. Thankfully this graphic explains all …

Infographics

This Is the Best Exercise to Erase Your Belly Pooch, Says Science

Start planning a goodbye party for your tummy.<p>In the weight-loss game, not all fat is created equal. And if you're trying to lose that belly pooch you just <i>know</i> is hiding a six pack, stomach fat is a particularly stubborn beast.<p>But never fear: A recent study just found that one workout is …

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

Success

These 20 books can polish your Networking, Leadership and Time Management Skills better than any B-school

You do not always need an MBA degree from the Ivies to boost your business acumen and prepare yourself for a challenging career ahead. Here's a list …

5 Traits Of The Worst Leaders And How To Avoid Them

Carelessness, name-calling, perfectionism: there are about as many terrible leadership traits as there are bad leaders themselves. In case your lunch group isn’t already bemoaning just how common less-than-stellar leaders are, we’ll be the first to break the news: there are a lot of bad leaders …