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The 13 Best Apps to Maximize Your Business Productivity

Lots of apps promise to make you super productive. But what are the best business productivity apps? Here are 13 of my favorites.<p><b>1. Expensify</b><p>As a frequent traveler, I used to hate expense reports. Then I found Expensify.<p>Take photos of your receipts, then thrown them away. Expensify's system will …

Prioritize Your Tasks by Motivation Instead of Time With Activity Blocks

Loss of motivation can kill your productivity, but if you can switch things up while you work, you’ll keep yourself fresh and focused. Prioritizing …

The 15-Minute Six Pack Shimmy

Get ready for your abs to burn and shake<p>This 15-minute abs workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour has a fun name, but it’ll cause your abs to burn and shake.<p>The routine’s five movements hit every last muscle in your core, including your shoulders, obliques, rectus abdominis, hip …

8 Easy Ways to Kill Bad Habits, According to Research

Bad habits; we all got’em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But… it’s hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. And …

Self-help

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness

7 science-backed tips for reading faster and retaining more

But as modern readers, it's hard to find time to spend in their company.<p>Adding to that is the fact that, even when we do find the time, it's not always a given that we'll retain what we've read.<p>But what if we could? Would you feel more confident at work? Would you start a new project? Would you be …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

Ultimate friendship between dog and bird is just what the world needs

Though its hard to rank the cutest of interspecies friendships, this bird and dog duo are high on our list of favorites.<p>Bird Noir and Jackson the …

How To Actually Reach The Goals You Set

Some years ago, I conducted an experiment with the traders I worked with as a performance coach. We went back two months in their journals and identified goals they had set at the time. We then walked forward in the journals and identified how often they had written about those goals and how long …

How to Block a Program From Using the Internet data in Windows 10

This tutorial will take you every single step of the way through creating a Windows Firewall Rule to block a specific program (whichever you want) in …

Running 101: A Beginner's Guide

<b>Running Basics</b><p>How fast should I run? How will it feel? What should I eat? Could I do a race? Trying a new activity like running can bring a certain …

Slow iPhone? Seven quick tricks to speed it up

With the latest iPhone set to be revealed on Monday, your current iPhone is yet another generation out of date.<p>Many iPhone users are stuck on older versions: the 6, 5s, 5c, 4s, or God forbid, something even older. Every year, as your iPhone gets older and apps demand more processing power, your …

Not Now, Later!

Is the habit of postponing action a bane or a boon, wonders V N MITTAL who takes a look at the pros and cons of procrastination<p>Plagued by task …

The software behind Futurama is going open source

Toonz creates software you’ve probably never heard of but you’ve likely seen countless TV shows and movies made using its products.<p>The company’s main product is a piece of enterprise animation software that helps with scanning and cleanup of drawings, editing, animation and compositing.<p>Toonz was …

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