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5 All Too Common Things that Make You Less Productive

5 All Too Common Things that Make You Less Productive | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
  I’m sorry, but I haven’t been able to convince any major calendar maker to add an eight day to the week, so instead, we’ll just have to do a little more with each day.
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How to travel well when you have a 9-to-5 job - Mother Nature Network (blog)

How to travel well when you have a 9-to-5 job - Mother Nature Network (blog) | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Getting away can be a challenge when you have a regular job, but these smart tactics to make it feasible.
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10 Ways to Save Money in Private Practice - Ventures in Private Practice

10 Ways to Save Money in Private Practice - Ventures in Private Practice | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Hello, colleagues!  Everyone is always looking for ways they can save money, especially if you are just starting your own private practice.  Here are some ways I have kept my costs low in my private practice.
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Freelancing in America: A National Survey of the New Workforce

More than 53 million Americans are doing freelance work, according to a new, landmark survey commissioned by Freelancers Union and Elance-oDesk. The connected …
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Every Project Needs Three Plans: An Upside, Regular, and Downside

Every Project Needs Three Plans: An Upside, Regular, and Downside | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
If you fail to prepare, prepare to fail.
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Become a Ghostwriter: Here’s How to Write in Someone Else’s Voice

Become a Ghostwriter: Here’s How to Write in Someone Else’s Voice | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
“A ghostwriter.”
“So, do y—”
“No, I don’t write about ghosts. And do I wear a sheet with holes cut out for eyes while I write.”
“That’s not what …”
“Yes it is, and you know it.”
“OK. You got me. So what do you actually do then?
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How The Most Creative People In Business Generate New Ideas

How The Most Creative People In Business Generate New Ideas | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Everybody gets stuck. Here's how some of the most innovative thinkers in business get themselves out of mental ruts and generate new ideas.
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Inbox Zero vs. Inbox 5,000: A Unified Theory

Inbox Zero vs. Inbox 5,000: A Unified Theory | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
The photographer would like readers to know her inbox is much tidier than the one pictured. (Nadine Ajaka / The Atlantic) For some, it’s a spider. For others, it’s an unexpected run-in with an ex.
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BarTrendr, a social network for you and your drinking buddies, raises $1M

BarTrendr, a social network for you and your drinking buddies, raises $1M | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
“Don’t drink and tweet,” said every social media expert ever. However, BarTrendr just raised $1 million so you can share your night out with friends — and liquor marketers.
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Next door to Silicon Alley: coworking in New Jersey

Next door to Silicon Alley: coworking in New Jersey | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
by Sara Tiller
Both sides of the road are crowded with mom and pop shops. There’s a fitness club, a pizza parlor, two pharmacies and a news agent.
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Designing Offices Where Both Introverts And Extroverts Can Thrive

Designing Offices Where Both Introverts And Extroverts Can Thrive | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
One size really doesn't fit all when it comes to office design.
Office design trends tend to come in cycles.
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How A Traditional Union Is Adapting To A New Labor Era: By Helping All Low-Wage Workers

How A Traditional Union Is Adapting To A New Labor Era: By Helping All Low-Wage Workers | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
By backing the Fight For 15, SEIU President Mary Kay Henry is trying to expand the labor movement's influence in a time when it's fighting for its...
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8 cheap ways to transform your home into a wellness retreat

8 cheap ways to transform your home into a wellness retreat | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Relaxation doesn't have to come in the form of an expensive resort with seaside views and a deep tissue massage at noon.
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Dear Graduates, You're All Entrepreneurs Now

Dear Graduates, You're All Entrepreneurs Now | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
The new world of business will have a workforce that is 40% freelance. That's both scary and thrilling but one thing remains the same: You'll have to work your butt off.
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Recruitment, Resumes, Interviews: How the Hiring Process Favors Elites

Recruitment, Resumes, Interviews: How the Hiring Process Favors Elites | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Harvard University Law School graduates mock the reputation of their profession by waving inflatable sharks during commencement ceremonies. (Jim Bourg / Reuters) As income inequality in the U.S.
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How Nostalgia Fuels Creativity

How Nostalgia Fuels Creativity | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Looking back may help you look forward.
Nostalgia makes us crave the past. It brings back fond memories of family road trips to the Grand Canyon, a crush at summer camp, hanging out with high school friends—the good old days.
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The Remote Worker’s Guide to Office Etiquette

The Remote Worker’s Guide to Office Etiquette | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Working from home, whether it’s once in a while or every day, doesn’t make you immune to the social weirdness that comes with other people. In fact, being physically removed from your coworkers can make communicating that much stranger.
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'On-demand economy' – the catch 22 of employment? - Human Capital Magazine Online

'On-demand economy' – the catch 22 of employment? - Human Capital Magazine Online | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Research has found that ‘on-demand’ employees are noticing increasing pitfalls to their work. One organisation has suggested that the steady employment of a minority is damaging the labour market.
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This Test Tells You If You're Really Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur

This Test Tells You If You're Really Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
At least that's the aim of Clearer Thinking, a nonprofit that develops decision-making tools.
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Walking or Biking to Work May Make You Happier With Your Commute

Walking or Biking to Work May Make You Happier With Your Commute | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Walking or riding a bike to work is often seen as a way to save money or get some exercise. However, it might also have another benefit: it could make you happier with your commute.
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From the Hardy Boys to Nancy Drew: The Secret Ghostwriters of Children's Fiction

From the Hardy Boys to Nancy Drew: The Secret Ghostwriters of Children's Fiction | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Almost all of the thrillers in the popular teenage series were produced by freelancers, thanks to a business model that outsourced much of the hard work.
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Hotjar offers free analytics for everyone

Hotjar offers free analytics for everyone | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Last month Hotjar exited its beta-phase and finally became available for anyone to check out. Hotjar is an advanced analytics suite that enables designers to examine user behavior and amend our designs accordingly.
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Fielding a Winning Independent Workforce: How to Attract & Retain Top-Flight Talent

Fielding a Winning Independent Workforce: How to Attract & Retain Top-Flight Talent | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
In order to succeed in today’s professional environment, businesses have to increasingly depend on an independent workforce of consultants, freelancers, solopreneurs and more. Attracting these cand...
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How to Avoid Getting Stuck in the Trap of Bad First Ideas

How to Avoid Getting Stuck in the Trap of Bad First Ideas | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
By Levi van Veluw
Sometimes your very first idea is the one.
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An Animating Presence: Dani Shapiro on the Quest for a Connected Consciousness

An Animating Presence: Dani Shapiro on the Quest for a Connected Consciousness | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
The art of holding up one’s own end of the dialogue.
“I believe that there is a love that moves the sun and the other stars,” physicist Margaret Wertheim asserted as she turned to Dante in reconciling science and spirituality.
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Forget Profit. Here's What Really Makes an Entrepreneur Happy

Forget Profit. Here's What Really Makes an Entrepreneur Happy | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
New research finds that wealth can only get you so far. For most entrepreneurs, fulfillment (or lack thereof) comes from other sources.
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