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Letting Go of ‘Good Enough’

Letting Go of ‘Good Enough’ | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
  Almost every business leader has a mental list of big, bold changes he wants to make. Unfortunately, more times than not, nothing seems to change. We get too caught up in everyone’s urgent requests and put off the ambitious decisions. We don’t have a manager to force us to take action, so that big…
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Little Daily Stresses Can Kill You, Science Says

A new study shows that small daily hassles can add up and become dangerous to your health. But it's possible to fight back.
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Use Afternoon Rituals to Disconnect After Work

Use Afternoon Rituals to Disconnect After Work | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
It can be difficult to leave work at the workplace. Apartment Therapy recommends using rituals to disconnect from your work day.
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Publishing Traditionally? 4 Tricks for Maximizing Your Profit

Publishing Traditionally? 4 Tricks for Maximizing Your Profit | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
You’ve probably read a few articles on how to market your book, and selling more copies is important.
But what if you could also make an extra $0.50 on each sale?
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Brooklyn tech company rates your food

Brooklyn tech company rates your food | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
HowGood, which boasts the world's largest database of sustainable foods, raises $2 million, launches its app and adds grocers to use its ratings system.
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How To Turn Monday Into A Day You Actually Enjoy

How To Turn Monday Into A Day You Actually Enjoy | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Ever wish the weekend had just one more day of rest? Rethinking Mondays gets us a little closer to that ideal schedule.
For the past couple of weeks I've been trying an experiment with my Mondays.
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The Key To Creative Insight Can Be Simpler Than You Think

The Key To Creative Insight Can Be Simpler Than You Think | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
It's called incubation in the research world, and it can work wonders.
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Susan Sontag on the Perils of Publicity in Creative Work

Susan Sontag on the Perils of Publicity in Creative Work | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
"Publicity in general is a very destructive thing, for any artist."

When Harper's Bazaar editor Leo Lerman approached Anaïs Nin about pr
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A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus on Our Search for Meaning and Why Happiness Is Our Moral Obligation

A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus on Our Search for Meaning and Why Happiness Is Our Moral Obligation | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Why "the demand for happiness and the patient quest for it" isn't a luxury or a mere need but our existential duty.

"To decide whether li
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New study shows some benefits to telecommuting

New study shows some benefits to telecommuting | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Image Credit: Flickr user Matthias RhombergIf you’ve been hoping for permission to telecommute more, a new study could help you convince your boss.
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Try Your Local Library Instead of a Coffee Shop to Get Work Done

Try Your Local Library Instead of a Coffee Shop to Get Work Done | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
When you think of a library, most people think of a quiet place to study. If you want to get work done and spread out, you go to a coffee shop. Newer libraries offer the same amenities as coffee shops, and sometimes even more.
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Ask a Coworker for a Copy of Your Noncompete If You Lose Yours

Ask a Coworker for a Copy of Your Noncompete If You Lose Yours | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Many of us had to sign a noncompete when we started a job. Some of us lost that precious document and aren't sure the exact restrictions when we leave.
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This Infographic Tells You What to Look For When Buying Vegetables

This Infographic Tells You What to Look For When Buying Vegetables | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
If you are unable to tell which tomatoes are ripe or if that lettuce is fresh, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has a helpful guide on how to select vegetables at the supermarket.
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Strategies: 11 tips for freelance success

Strategies: 11 tips for freelance success | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
It takes tenacity, planning when you earn your living without a regular paycheck.
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Manage Your Energy: Are You Engaged or Unengaged?

Manage Your Energy: Are You Engaged or Unengaged? | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Pulse by im icons from The Noun Project As we free up more time and increase our per-hour output, we can easily exhaust our physical, mental and emotional energy by working longer and harder. To help manage our energy, blogger Penelope Trunk...
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Integrate, Rather Than Emulate, the Behavior of Your Role Models

Integrate, Rather Than Emulate, the Behavior of Your Role Models | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Learning from others is fantastic. Taking a list of Genghis Khan's productivity habits and changing your entire personality to fit them is less helpful.
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How to Be a Happier Entrepreneur

How to Be a Happier Entrepreneur | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
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Being an entrepreneur can mean a demanding, unpredictable schedule; spreading oneself way too thin; and trying to pull off tremendous, seemingly impossible feats.
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Quote of the Week: Look Failure In The Eye And Keep Going

Quote of the Week: Look Failure In The Eye And Keep Going | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Get ready for a face-off with your past mistakes and present haters.
Every Monday, tune in to Fast Company Leadership for a quote to get your week started right.
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5 Essential Books for Any Freelancer | The Freelancer, by Contently

5 Essential Books for Any Freelancer | The Freelancer, by Contently | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
In my zeal to make a legitimate living as a writer, there was one activity I did exceedingly more than anything else: I read. I bought stacks upon stacks of books all geared toward getting my freelance career off the ground. After all, these purchases were considered tax deductions—a handy bit of info I’d picked up in one of my many resource books. I was hungry for information, so I feasted.
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Design Is Changing How We Work

Design Is Changing How We Work | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
The way we do our jobs is changing rapidly. See where everything from Big Mac-making to computer printing to work-life balancing is headed.
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Joni Mitchell on Freedom, the Source of Creativity, and the Dark Side of Success

Joni Mitchell on Freedom, the Source of Creativity, and the Dark Side of Success | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
"How does a person create a song? A lot of it is being open... to encounter and to... be in touch with the miraculous."

At the age of eig
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Take a Few Seconds to Meditate Before You Pick up the Phone

Take a Few Seconds to Meditate Before You Pick up the Phone | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Meditation can be very beneficial , but most of us struggle to find the time. Next time the phone rings, take a few breaths before you answer.
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Quote Projects with Specific Prices Instead of Round Numbers

Quote Projects with Specific Prices Instead of Round Numbers | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
If you sell your time and need to give quotes to customers, you'll often round to the nearest zero and call it good. Customers might be more likely to accept your bid if you use an exact price.
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3 Things to Know Before Embarking on an International Job Assignment

3 Things to Know Before Embarking on an International Job Assignment | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
As corporations expand across borders and move into new markets, the business world is truly becoming a global marketplace. So why limit yourself to working your entire career in just one country?
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"If You Enjoy Something, Don't Try to Make It a Habit"

"If You Enjoy Something, Don't Try to Make It a Habit" | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
You can create a new habit in 66 days . But if you already enjoy something that's good for you, don't repeat it in a way that it becomes a habit. It loses the joy, says habits researcher Wendy Wood.
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6 Secrets to Millennials’ Workplace Happiness

6 Secrets to Millennials’ Workplace Happiness | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
You might have heard some rumors about millennial workers: They're entitled, lazy and always looking for a pat on the head Take these assumptions with a grain of salt: Millennials are the future, and it’s impossible to paint an entire generation...
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