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10 overrated beliefs about life that might be hurting your success

Here's my take on a few common beliefs that I think we often get wrong.<p>Being in motion is not the same thing as taking action. As a society, we've fallen into a trap of busyness and overwork.<p>More critically, we have mistaken all this activity as an indicator of living an important life. The …

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Maximize Your 2015 Achievements and Stay Calm Through the Festive Season by Getting Creative

As we begin November, 2015 is rapidly coming to an end. We often feel the squeeze to tick off the year's goals and end the year on a high. My tip for making the most of the rest of the year is to combat end-of-year madness by getting creative!<p>Creating helps me stay mindful, centred and balanced, …

Creativity

How To Work Smarter, Not Longer, And Relish The Slow Life

Less is more — it works in fashion, cooking, and at the workplace? Indeed, says Bill Powers, a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute who decided to chop his work-week by more than half and opted for a small New York City apartment with minimal wares to test out the “slow life.”<p>After spending …

New York City

How to actually work a four-day week

A few years back, I started obsessing over productivity. Things like sleeping more than seven hours or getting up late and getting stuck in traffic seemed like wasted time. These situations could be controlled, but instead they were reducing my productivity.<p>The problem was that I was pretty sure I …

Time Management

14 Things Successful People Do First Thing in the Morning | Inc.com

"If it has to happen, then it has to happen first," writes Laura Vanderkam, a time-management expert and the author of <i>What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast</i>.<p>Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set …

Time Management

Einstein's Secret of Productivity

A producer at [well known television show] said to me, "Whatever you do - don't ever ever say 'I don't know'. If you say that, we'll never ask you back."<p>Then, thrust into a dark room, miked up, camera pointing at me, the producer in my ear, "anddd...GO!" and six of us arguing about the worst, most …

Andy Warhol

A Quick Look at Modernizr 3.0

Browsers are getting quicker at adopting new standard web features, but the fact remains that we often have little choice but to provide a …

JavaScript

The One Tip That Can Take Your Weekly Productivity From ‘Meh’ to ‘Magic’

Thomas Edison said, “<b>Being busy doesn’t always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment</b>.”There is a lot of truth hidden …

Productivity

10 Things Every Serious Entrepreneur Knows That You Don’t

Aspiring Entrepreneurs are popping up everywhere in hopes of following in the footsteps of the cashed up risk takers and uber successful they look up …

Create your own Beautiful Photography Website in a Minute

John is not a professional photographer, the day job keeps him busy, but he’s an enthusiast who loves photography. One fine evening, he got a call …

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52 simple ways to motivate yourself

1. Close your eyes, and visualize yourself reaching your goals.<p>2. Try something new today.<p>3. Take a walk in a park, and let nature reset your mind.<p>4. Make a to-do list. You'll feel encouraged as you cross off items.<p>5. Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation could be making you less motivated.<p>6. Drink …

Motivation

Top Productivity Tools for Business and Entrepreneurs

Every business owner and entrepreneur knows efficiency is imperative. Without smooth daily operations, it is impossible to set and reach market …

How to listen to (and delete) everything you've ever said to Google

Whether you’re asking directions or drunkenly swearing, Google never forgets, recording everything you’ve ever said to it. Do you dare listen back?<p>Users of Google’s voice-control features such as OK Google are probably aware that the company stores the voice recordings it receives when they talk to …

Android Phones

Time-Management Tips from 8 Self-Made Billionaires | Inc.com

When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 entrepreneurs. The book was an easy read; it didn't disappoint.<p>What stood out to me in particular were these …

Time Management

Toshiba’s new DynaPad is a thinner and lighter rival to Microsoft's Surface

But not as powerful as Microsoft's Surface Pro 4<p>Toshiba's first DynaPad, released in 1993, came at a time when touchscreen tablets were new to the tech world. The Japanese company's new DynaPad — a Windows 10 two-in-one officially announced today after a prototype appeared at IFA 2015 last month — …

Consumer Tech

Simple Mindsets To Make You Happier Every Day

Here are six mindsets you should adopt to experience greater calm and feel happier in your daily life.

I Reluctantly Practised the Science of Happiness for a Week - And It Works

I'll be honest and say that I thought twice (actually it was more than that) before writing this.<p>After all, the science of happiness sounds like a …

Happiness

6 Reasons to Use a VPN

A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a necessity for anyone who wants to keep their Internet activity private.

WhatsApp for Android now lets you back up your chat history, voice messages, photos, and videos to Google Drive

Bitter rivals Facebook and Google today announced a partnership that may feel a bit odd at first glance. WhatsApp for Android is getting Google Drive integration, which lets you back up your chat messages and media content to the cloud. You can download the latest version directly from Google Play, …

20 Google Now tips every Android user should know

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Microsoft's next tablet is superior to the Surface Pro 3 in every single way

The Surface Pro 4, introduced on Tuesday, blows away its predecessor in pretty much every single way.<p>The Surface Pro 4 is faster, thinner, lighter, and more functional than the Surface Pro 3. Microsoft even gave special attention to the accessories, redesigning the Surface Pro 4's keyboard and …

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7 Morning Habits to Increase Your Productivity For the Day

There is a lot of advice online about being more productive and time management apps are popping up by the day. This is because more people than ever …

An A-Z of Mental Wellbeing

<b>Keeping our minds well deserves as much attention as keeping our bodies healthy and strong. Use the A-Z below to investigate where your mental</b> …

Happiness

9 Ways to Make Your Day More Successful Before 9 A.M.

How you start your day can very much determine how the rest of it will go. Many successful people and entrepreneurs have various morning hacks to …

Time Management

6 subtle things highly productive people do every day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

Time Management

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

Self-improvement

How Gadi Amit is putting the future of wearables under your skin

<i>This article was first published in the October 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Genomics