Even though we all want to be more productive, it’s hard to make major changes. Small changes are easy– and can be incredibly powerful. That’s why the following 20 tips are simple enough you can immediately incorporate them into your daily routine.
Every day is a new opportunity to make a difference in your life, make a positive change in yourself and your world. Every day is a new beginning and, perhaps, today is the day to set a new goal and see it through. You are stronger than you think and you’ve got what it takes, you do.
The Beatles sang it and countless philosophers have claimed it, the best things in life are free. But is it really the case? Well, if you're hanging out on the Internet the answer is a resounding yes. To see why check out these sixteen fantastic freebies.
Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this means they can shed light on some of the basic questions of existence. The bad news? These are questions that may always lay just beyond the limits of our comprehension.
Average people think overconfidence is a character fault; entrepreneurs embrace it.
Ivo Nový's insight:
Most people assume overconfidence is a negative character trait that creates failure through hubris and overreach. Science, however, has long known that entrepreneurs are consistently overconfident. If they weren't, they wouldn't launch startups.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be?” ~Marianne Williamson
You are here to be powerful, fierce, and uniquely you. Do not fear this power, but run to it and embrace it with open arms.
A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.
Look at the trees and choose the one that is immediately most appealing to you. Don’t think about it too long, just choose, and find out what your choice says about your personality. write down your choice in the comments.
Most people understand that to be successful they need to network. But actually going out and doing it is another matter. People are scared by the task and believe it requires inauthentic, uncomfortable behavior and is an activity that is inconsistent with focusing on job performance.
Too often, people view networking "as something that 'is not them' or that they could not see themselves doing."
Aerial photographer Jason Hawkes spends an outsized amount of time hanging out of the open door of a twin-engine helicopter. Your nightmare is his living--he's been shooting from the sky since 1991. And over on Sploid, he shares some of his latest work, including images from London's Shard and NYC's New York Times building.
California poppies bloom all over the state, but the western side of Antelope Valley in northern Los Angeles County is the most consistent poppy-bearing land, protected from grazing and other human interference. Each spring, this desert like area comes alive with millions of bright orange poppy flowers.
Introvert or extrovert, a weekend surrounded by strangers--whether that's for a company getaway, a wedding, or a family trip--is always a little challenging. For introverts, it's about finding a balance so you can survive the weekend. Here's how I learned to deal with it without losing my mind.
"Klout once aspired to be the Q Score of the Internet: a way of tracking reach and influence across Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media. Its algorithm has always been a black box. But the company moved beyond the vanity metrics of social media—things like number of friends or followers—and into deeper indicators of engagement, like retweets. By doing so, Klout tried to become the world’s first and most reliable standard of measuring social influence. It never quite got there..."