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12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.
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How I Became A Morning Person, Read More Books, And Learned A Language In A Year

How I Became A Morning Person, Read More Books, And Learned A Language In A Year | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
It wasn't as hard as it sounds: I used four principles to start small habits that built into big, long-term outcomes. Here's how.
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This Simple Tweak in Goal-Setting Changed My Creative Output – John Spencer

This Simple Tweak in Goal-Setting Changed My Creative Output – John Spencer | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
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Why time management is ruining our lives | Oliver Burkeman

Why time management is ruining our lives | Oliver Burkeman | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
The Long Read: All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed
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How To Invest In Yourself – Creatomic – Medium

How To Invest In Yourself – Creatomic – Medium | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
This isn’t a bullshit, head in the clouds, you can do it if you just *believe*post. There’s plenty of those out there. I’m not going to write another one. This post is about how to actually…
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5 ways to hack your workspace – The Startup – Medium

5 ways to hack your workspace – The Startup – Medium | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Few things affect our productivity as much as what we surround ourselves with. Yet most of us rarely take the time to step back and really analyze our working environment. We go to the same office…
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How To Master Your Life With The Decision-Making Diet — Life Learning — Medium

How To Master Your Life With The Decision-Making Diet - Life Learning - Medium
When I first noticed that Steve Jobs, Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg are mostly seen in the same clothes, I wondered w…

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If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing – The Mission

If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing – The Mission | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself. The dread of asking your boss for a raise is paralyzing and can…
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The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don’t Follow Through on Things

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don’t Follow Through on Things | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
The ancient Greek term "akrasia" helps explain why we don't follow through on things. Read this article to learn how akrasia works and what to do about it.
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, December 26, 2016 6:50 PM
Procrastination is not good, but it happens for good reasons. We think we have other important things to do.
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The 10 most common mistakes young people make

The 10 most common mistakes young people make | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Mistakes do not have to lead to failure, writes entrepreneur James Altucher.
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How To Deal With Anxiety, Tragedy Or Heartache - 4 Steps From Research

How To Deal With Anxiety, Tragedy Or Heartache - 4 Steps From Research | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Scientific research has found a simple answer for how to deal with anxiety. University of Texas professor James Pennebaker explains what you need to do.
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Want to Be Exceptionably Likable? 5 Things the Most Likable People Always Do

Want to Be Exceptionably Likable? 5 Things the Most Likable People Always Do | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
The good news is that there are some surprising lessons that can be learned from naturally likable people.
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Why Six Hours Of Sleep Is As Bad As None At All

Why Six Hours Of Sleep Is As Bad As None At All | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Getting six hours of sleep a night simply isn't enough for you to be your most productive. In fact, it's just as bad as not sleeping at all.
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Your Brain Has A "Delete" Button--Here's How To Use It

Your Brain Has A "Delete" Button--Here's How To Use It | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.
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The Psychology of a Habit and How You Can Change Them

The Psychology of a Habit and How You Can Change Them | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Humans have an inability to change; this is an argument that has been discussed for centuries and it is largely because of our tendency to be creatures of habit
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Former Google career coach shares a visual trick for figuring out what you want to do with your life

Former Google career coach shares a visual trick for figuring out what you want to do with your life | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
How to make a mind map, and why it will help.
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Don’t Bother With New Year’s Resolutions! Focus on These Instead

Don’t Bother With New Year’s Resolutions! Focus on These Instead | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
In 2017, many people will make resolutions again and then immediately break them. Why? Because they won’t do anything different. They don’t have commitment plans. They’re just wishing. Studies show…
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The 8-Step Daily Routine That’s Enabled me to Write 100’s of Articles and 3 Books

The 8-Step Daily Routine That’s Enabled me to Write 100’s of Articles and 3 Books | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
On the days when I’m rigid about following this routine. I’m able to immerse myself in deep work for long stretches, and I’m more prolific, productive and creative. On the days when I turn on my…
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7 Simple Yet Effective Exercises To Strengthen Your Self-Control — Personal Growth

7 Simple Yet Effective Exercises To Strengthen Your Self-Control - Personal Growth - Medium
Originally published at growthzer.com.

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Randy Bauer's curator insight, October 30, 2015 1:21 PM

"When you’re in doubt and your self-control levels reach the bottom, knowing what truly matters to you might save the situation that could have been ruined."

What is of value to you, health, relations, work, etc. will provide a path to your journey, and decisions.

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Little Things Done Repeatedly Lead to Big Changes in Our Lives

Little Things Done Repeatedly Lead to Big Changes in Our Lives | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Every decision that we make, every action we take, and every interaction we have is either moving us towards our goals or away from them, toward the mountain or away from it. How we spend our days…
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Motivation is Overvalued. Environment Often Matters More.

Motivation is Overvalued. Environment Often Matters More. | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Environment is the invisible hand that shapes human behavior.
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7 Destructive Habits You Need to Eliminate From Your Daily Routine

7 Destructive Habits You Need to Eliminate From Your Daily Routine | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
These common habits are a lot more damaging than you might believe.
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Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect | The Creativity Post

Scott Barry Kaufman and David Epstein Reconsider the Science of “10,000 Hours” to Greatness. “There are actually some drawbacks to suggesting a one-size-fits-all model of development.” - Heleo Conversation.
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Productivity Ninja: 5 Powerful Tips For Getting More Stuff Done

Productivity Ninja: 5 Powerful Tips For Getting More Stuff Done | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
5 tips from scientific research and experts on how you can accomplish more and turn yourself into a productivity ninja -- without more effort.
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