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How Can I Best Absorb Information While Reading?

How Can I Best Absorb Information While Reading? | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
Reading a good book can be a rewarding experience, but it can be frustrating when the information just floats through your head without sticking in your memory. Luckily there are a few methods that can really make a difference in retaining information. The bookworms at Stack Exchange provide some tips to help your Jeopardy game.
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Quickly Enable AirPlay Audio Streaming On Your Mac - The Mac Observer

Quickly Enable AirPlay Audio Streaming On Your Mac - The Mac Observer | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
If you use a device which can receive audio via AirPlay, or even just switch your Mac's audio output device, you can do that without any extra software. It's easy, and most anyone that's keeping OS X up to date can do it.
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Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action - YouTube

http://www.ted.com Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His...
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"Most people know what they are selling, a few know how, but only great leaders inform people why they sell it. People don't buy what you do, but why you do it. "

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Marissa Mayer Explains Why Having To-Dos Is Better than Finishing Them

Marissa Mayer Explains Why Having To-Dos Is Better than Finishing Them | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
Most
of us stress out about cleaning off our to-do lists, and that's
natural. After all, why jot it down if you didn't want to get it done,
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Strokes of genius: Here's how the most creative people get their ideas

Strokes of genius: Here's how the most creative people get their ideas | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
Where do strokes of genius come from? Research shows eureka moments are a myth. Here's the truth about how the great geniuses of all time got their ideas.
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The first thing to do is read over what you have done the day before and rewrite it. And then that gives you a lead into the next thing to do

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How To Fail At Almost Everything And Still Win Big

How To Fail At Almost Everything And Still Win Big | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
In "Dilbert" creator Scott Adams' new book, "How To Fail At Almost Everything And Still Win Big" there are a number of great life lessons you need to know.
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How To Make Friends Easily And Strengthen The Friendships You Have

How To Make Friends Easily And Strengthen The Friendships You Have | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
Here's what the latest research studies say about how to make friends easily and to improve your current friendships.
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25 Things I've Learned About Life

25 Things I've Learned About Life | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
When I turned 25 a few months ago, I wrote down some of the things I've learned over my short time on earth. The last year has been a crazy roller-coaster ride which has enabled me to see certain things like never before.
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5 Brain Hacks That Give You Mind-Blowing Powers

5 Brain Hacks That Give You Mind-Blowing Powers | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
These hacks come with various degrees of difficulty, but no risk or potential for injury. And actual scientists say that all of them work.
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La nourriture

La nourriture | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
Si ça vous a plu, n'hésitez pas à rejoindre ma page Facebook, m'ajouter en ami…
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Une BD qui accuse les dérives de la mondialisation de l'industrie alimentaire -- dessinée par un omnivore. #toutvabien

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Google Keep Gets Fast Search for Text in Images

Google Keep Gets Fast Search for Text in Images | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
Google is rolling out an update to its Evernote rival Keep that introduces the ability to search for text in photos uploaded to the service.
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6 Secrets You Can Learn From The Happiest People On Earth

6 Secrets You Can Learn From The Happiest People On Earth | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
Looking at scientific research, what can we learn from the happiest people on Earth to make our own lives better? Here are the answers.
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TED: Simon Sinek - "The Golden Circle" Clip - YouTube

Simon Sinek and "The Golden Circle" - a clip from the TED Talk Full Video: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action.html
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What I Wish I'd Known Before Moving Halfway Around the World

What I Wish I'd Known Before Moving Halfway Around the World | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
Last year, my husband and I quit our jobs, sold everything we owned, and moved our family halfway around the world. We wanted to hit "reset." At home, our lives had become eerily predictable.
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8 Things The World's Most Successful People All Have In Common

8 Things The World's Most Successful People All Have In Common | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
Looking at scientific research we find a number of traits and behaviors most successful people have in common. Here they are with ways to cultivate them.
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Stay BusyJust Say NoKnow What You AreBuild NetworksCreate Good LuckHave GritMake Awesome MistakesFind Mentors
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2 Easy Ways To Increase Willpower -- Courtesy Of The Cookie Monster

2 Easy Ways To Increase Willpower -- Courtesy Of The Cookie Monster | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
What happens when you combine self-control research with Sesame Street? You get entertaining ways to increase willpower we can all use--even Cookie Monster.
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As a startup CEO, what is your favorite productivity hack?

As a startup CEO, what is your favorite productivity hack? | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
Answer (1 of 82): I have now spoken at two conferences about my time management solution, which is not original, but rather a collection of best practices from several approaches to personal productivity.
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Does Trello work to Run Your Business? | Curtis McHaleCurtis McHale

Does Trello work to Run Your Business? | Curtis McHaleCurtis McHale | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
Is Trello the right option to run your business? Here is my take on it for my business.
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To Become a Superstar, Improve Your Strengths (Not Your Faults) | Nir and Far

To Become a Superstar, Improve Your Strengths (Not Your Faults) | Nir and Far | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it

People who focus on their faults can eventually improve them to a point where they are no longer obstacles, but doing so will not propel them to success. A better strategy is to focus on one or two of the things at which you excel and hone those skills or talents to the point of excellence. Working on your faults might help you make a living, but honing your talents may help you change the world.

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The secret to scaling unscalable social networks: Network Clusters

The secret to scaling unscalable social networks: Network Clusters | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it

We often associate social networks with hyper-growth, a perception largely fostered by growth infographics of Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest that get shared all around. But not all social networks scale that easily.

There are three patterns that I often see across the growth of most social networks (and most platform business models, for that matter).

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How to Stop Procrastinating on Your Goals by Using the “Seinfeld Strategy”

How to Stop Procrastinating on Your Goals by Using the “Seinfeld Strategy” | Life improments & hacks | Scoop.it
Jerry Seinfeld is one of the most successful comedians of all‐time.

He is regarded as one of the “Top 100 Comedians of All–Time” by Comedy Central.
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