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The Battle Between Perfection And Good Enough

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As a young entrepreneur, it took me a while to understand the meaning behind "perfect is the enemy of good enough."  When growing your startup, striving for perfection is a natural habit.
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7 tips for getting Millennials to stay in love with your brand

7 tips for getting Millennials to stay in love with your brand | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
How do brands keep once-smitten customers from getting bored and breaking up?
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16 Tips for Getting 90 Percent of Your Work Done Before Lunch

Don't have enough time in a day? Follow these tips to get majority of your work done in the morning.
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Should You Send Holiday Gifts and Cards to Freelance Clients?

Should You Send Holiday Gifts and Cards to Freelance Clients? | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
With the holiday season approaching, it’s time to think about gifts you’re going to buy for the important people in your life.
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Use Daily Rewards to Break Creative Blocks

Use Daily Rewards to Break Creative Blocks | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Photo by Evan P. Cordes Renowned author Stephen King, who has published 49 novels that have sold over 350 million copies, writes at least ten pages each day. As a creative person, you’ve experienced writer’s block, even if you’re not necessarily a...
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The Best Bedroom Upgrades for a Better Night's Sleep

The Best Bedroom Upgrades for a Better Night's Sleep | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
The right furnishings and decor can turn your bedroom into a relaxing retreat and help you get a good night's rest. What bedroom items or upgrades do you suggest for making over a bedroom?
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Boost Your Morale by Exercising Your Willpower

Boost Your Morale by Exercising Your Willpower | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Whether the weather's got you down or you have the Monday Blues, it can be tough to see a way out of a low. Take on a goal that requires a lot of willpower. Accomplishing it will boost your sense of self-control and morale.
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Design is most sought-after freelance skill, survey shows | News | Design Week

Design is most sought-after freelance skill, survey shows | News | Design Week | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Some 36 per cent of freelance work booked by businesses is for design projects, according to research.
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6 Ways Leonardo da Vinci makes us feel good about freelancing

6 Ways Leonardo da Vinci makes us feel good about freelancing | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”
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Want to Reach Your Writing Goals? Try a DIY Writing Retreat

Want to Reach Your Writing Goals? Try a DIY Writing Retreat | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Raise your hand if you’d love some uninterrupted writing time — a chance to focus fully on your work without the demands of everyday life. You’re not alone.
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Volunteering is good for your health, new study says

Volunteering is good for your health, new study says | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
You’ve heard it from us before. The Quiet Revolution is happening. Freelancers are moving away from consumption and towards connection and becoming more conscious about what their purchases mean for themselves and their neighbors. They’re also spending more of their time volunteering in their local communities. And, as it turns out, this doesn’t just benefit their neighbors, but their physical and mental health as well. Indeed, a new study by the UnitedHealth Group, t
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Form Better Habits (and Make Them Stick) with a Weekly Habit Sprint

Form Better Habits (and Make Them Stick) with a Weekly Habit Sprint | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
One of the problems most people face when creating new habits is that when things go wrong, the habit change falls apart.
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A Day In The Life Of Your Most Productive Self

A Day In The Life Of Your Most Productive Self | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Your a road map to making the most out of every single moment of your day, from the second you wake up to the minute you fall asleep.
We love incorporating interesting productivity tips into our daily work lives.
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2 Ways We Can Shift Our Own Attitudes To Be More Productive

2 Ways We Can Shift Our Own Attitudes To Be More Productive | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
The way we view the world isn't static. Here are two science-backed ways we can hack how we think to be successful.
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Ursula K. Le Guin on Where Ideas Come From, the “Secret” of Great Writing, and the Trap of Marketing Your Work

Ursula K. Le Guin on Where Ideas Come From, the “Secret” of Great Writing, and the Trap of Marketing Your Work | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
"All makers must leave room for the acts of the spirit. But they have to work hard and carefully, and wait patiently, to deserve them."

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5 Awesome Gifts for Freelancers

5 Awesome Gifts for Freelancers | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Freelancers of any stripe need a good pick-me-up every so often.
Fortunately, many of us know folks who love to give us gifts and the gift-giving season is on its way. The holiday season is officially upon us folks.
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"Productive People Are Never 'Free'"

"Productive People Are Never 'Free'" | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Being truly productive is about more than just getting the things you need done each day. To be at your most productive you need to use all of your time to the fullest, and in that way you never really have a time when you're "free."
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Listening To Your Body Clock Can Make You More Productive And Improve Your Well-Being

Listening To Your Body Clock Can Make You More Productive And Improve Your Well-Being | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Chronobiology research suggests nothing less than a complete overturning of the notion that we should all be working from 9 to 5. Some people are just...
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Don’t Be Shy: Others Are Too Busy Worrying About Themselves to Notice

Don’t Be Shy: Others Are Too Busy Worrying About Themselves to Notice | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Next time you're at the gym working out, meeting someone new, or out for the first time in a new outfit, remember that most other people are preoccupied thinking about themselves, so they're not paying attention to you and your worries.
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What Successful Freelancers Wish They'd Known From the Start

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This video showcases useful interviews to give you some key pointers if you're thinking of going freelance.
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3 Ways Freelancers Can Avoid Isolation—and the Seasonal Depression That Comes With It | The Freelancer, by Contently

3 Ways Freelancers Can Avoid Isolation—and the Seasonal Depression That Comes With It | The Freelancer, by Contently | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
One of the most important tradeoffs for freelancer freedom is loneliness. There's a 2011 Gallup poll that shows self-employed workers reported having lower levels of wellbeing than other workforce groups—even those who are unemployed.
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How To Decline Invitations Without Burning Bridges

How To Decline Invitations Without Burning Bridges | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
While talking to people who do a superhuman job at managing their time, founder and investor Bill Trenchard discovered that one of the most common ways they avoid wasting time is by simply saying “no.” As your [work] becomes more prominent, you’re...
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Don’t Let Overthinking Kill Your Work

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Illustration by Koosje Koene
Visual artist Koosje Koene says that when it comes to creating, you have to be jump right in. In an interview with The People Project, she explains her creative process:
I am a do-er, if that’s a word.
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Avoid Being Late for Meetings by Scheduling Your Time Backwards

Avoid Being Late for Meetings by Scheduling Your Time Backwards | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
It's okay to be late every once in a while, but when it regularly affects you and others around you, it's time to fix it.
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3 Ways Freelancers Can Avoid Isolation—and the Seasonal Depression That Comes With It

3 Ways Freelancers Can Avoid Isolation—and the Seasonal Depression That Comes With It | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
One of the most important tradeoffs for freelancer freedom is loneliness. There’s a 2011 Gallup poll that shows self-employed workers reported having lower levels of wellbeing than other workforce groups—even those who are unemployed.
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