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Does your work scale?

Does your work scale?

One of the most important questions you can ask about your work is whether or not it “scales.” That is, are you are paid by the hour (doesn’t scale), or by how much you accomplish (scales). A factory employee’s work (and time) doesn’t scale: for every unit of time he […]

by × February 16, 2016 ×

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Challenge: Disconnect for a few full days over the holidays

Challenge: Disconnect for a few full days over the holidays

Over the last two years, I’ve noticed a curious trend on this blog: lots of people visit this site throughout the year, but between Christmas and New Years it’s an absolute ghost town. Productivity isn’t a priority during the holidays, and that’s a good thing! After a big year, not […]

by × December 21, 2015 ×

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Schedule a Think Break to level up in your work

Schedule a Think Break to level up in your work

Stepping Back My favorite kind of person to hang out with is someone who constantly reads. People who continuously devour new books—who would almost rather hang out with books than people—constantly steep themselves in new ideas, and are always upping their game to see the world differently. Whenever I hang […]

by × December 7, 2015 ×

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The Zen of Waking Up Early: 10 ways to solidify a morning wakeup ritual

The Zen of Waking Up Early: 10 ways to solidify a morning wakeup ritual

Over the past few months, I’ve integrated a morning wakeup ritual into my life. Here are the 10 tactics that have helped me the most.

by × February 26, 2014 ×

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3 ways to identify your “keystone habits”, habits that change everything

3 ways to identify your “keystone habits”, habits that change everything

Keystone habits create a chain reaction; changing and rearranging your other habits as you integrate the habit into your life.

by × January 30, 2014 ×

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Killer Networking Habit: Reach out to just one person, every day

Killer Networking Habit: Reach out to just one person, every day

A killer habit to work into your daily routine: reach out to just one person in your network, every day.

by × September 4, 2013 ×

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7 ways smiling will make you more productive

7 ways smiling will make you more productive

Smiling has been shown to boost your immunity, help you deal with stress, look younger, and a lot more. Here are 7 science-based ways smiling will make you more productive!

by × July 18, 2013 ×

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10 questions that will improve your judgement of people

10 questions that will improve your judgement of people

People are pretty hard to read, but here are 10 questions that will help you see a bit deeper into the people you know.

by × June 19, 2013 ×

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