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All things efficient with fewer lost brain cells. Anything to help our productivity suck less.
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Take a deep breath... inhaling through nose stimulates brain and boosts memory

Take a deep breath... inhaling through nose stimulates brain and boosts memory | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
Taking a big breath in when trying to remember could be a simple way to boost recall, scientists believe, after finding that inhaling stimulates the brain.
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16 Goals To Set For Next Year That Are More About Enjoying What You Have Than Chasing What You Don’t

16 Goals To Set For Next Year That Are More About Enjoying What You Have Than Chasing What You Don’t | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
1. Pick up where you left off. Finish the half-read books on your shelf. Eat what’s in the cupboard. Wear what you own in ways you never thought of before. Apologize and mean it. Call old friends. …
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Not the usual. I liked #1 and #8. 
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» 3 Steps to Change a Habit - Channel N

» 3 Steps to Change a Habit - Channel N | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
Methods of changing habits, and the three core components to them all.
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In 5 minutes you'll know what's necessary.  As to actually *doing* it, well, that's a horse of a different color, isn't it? :)

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Geeks and Fun: How i actually sit

Geeks and Fun: How i actually sit | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
photo about programmer and Show the programmers life , And provide Statistics and tips concerning Geeks, And educational Photos And programming questions helps to develop his expertise
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Now try doing it with cats...

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Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime: Scientific American

Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime: Scientific American | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
Research on naps, meditation, nature walks and the habits of exceptional artists and athletes reveals how mental breaks increase productivity, replenish attention, solidify memories and encourage creativity...
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long but veerrrry useful.

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Five free cataloging applications - TechRepublic

Five free cataloging applications - TechRepublic | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
Finding software that you can use as a cataloging tool isn't easy, but with a little creativity and a lot of searching, free apps can be found.
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Wireless Heaphones That Rock: Jabra Revo wireless headphones. – MJ Approved

Wireless Heaphones That Rock: Jabra Revo wireless headphones. – MJ Approved | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
Find advice about this and other essentials at MensJournal.com.
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Yummy.

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10 free tools that deserve a price tag - TechRepublic

10 free tools that deserve a price tag - TechRepublic | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
How would you feel about paying for the software you currently get for free? Here are some open source projects that deserve more than the odd donation.
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I'm a big fan of Audacity. (The software, that is.)

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Delete Empty Folders and Sub Folders : Empty Folders Finder

Delete Empty Folders and Sub Folders : Empty Folders Finder | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
Simple and useful software that I was looking for a long time, Stumbled upon recently in a Windows forum. This small free utility deletes all the empty fol
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Interesting! Windows though...

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Sitting Is the Smoking of Our Generation

Sitting Is the Smoking of Our Generation | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
Changing your work environment will make you healthier, and more creative.
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This is totally about productivity and is a great article. The best possible tip, get off your butt. But she says it in a new way. Stimulating. 

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Launchy: The Open Source Keystroke Launcher

Launchy: The Open Source Keystroke Launcher | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
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This product is fabulous! 

"Launchy is a free cross-platform utility designed to help you forget about your start menu, the icons on your desktop, and even your file manager.

Launchy indexes the programs in your start menu and can launch your documents, project files, folders, and bookmarks with just a few keystrokes."

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10 Best Skype Tips & Tricks Every User Should Know - TechnoBuzz.net

10 Best Skype Tips & Tricks Every User Should Know - TechnoBuzz.net | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
Skype is one of the popular free PC-to-PC calls service, but you can do more with the service by using these Skype tips and tricks. There are so many apps
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Great tips!

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Three Resolutions Every Leader Should Make For The New Year

Three Resolutions Every Leader Should Make For The New Year | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
The new year is finally upon us, and that means it’s time to talk about resolutions. I’ve always been a fan of setting goals at the beginning of each year because it provides a wonderful opportunity to reflect and focus on self-improvement. This year, I’ve made three resolutions that I think will be helpful to anyone running a business or leading a team.
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Do You Have Time to Be Reasonable - Dawn Groves

Do You Have Time to Be Reasonable - Dawn Groves | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it

This is an article that I wrote. It's an experience I had with an effective but unsettling productivity tool. (:

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How I Get Up Ridiculously Early Every Morning With a Sleep Routine

How I Get Up Ridiculously Early Every Morning With a Sleep Routine | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
I went from sleep-deprived night owl to early riser, and it wasn't that hard. The most important thing is starting a sleep routine.
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8 Things Really Efficient People Do

8 Things Really Efficient People Do | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
Everyone wants more time. Efficiency is one way of adding minutes or hours to your day. Here are eight tips effectively used by the most efficient.
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If I read enough about it, will it finally take root? :)

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The Habits of the World's Smartest People (Infographic)

The Habits of the World's Smartest People (Infographic) | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
You don't have to be a genius to act like one. Pick up some of these habits of people with high IQs.
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booze, drugs, anxiety, sex. Smart people with not-so-smart coping mechanisms. Do I want to be smart or happy? Hmmmmm.

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25 productivity secrets from history's greatest thinkers

25 productivity secrets from history's greatest thinkers | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
Some people work best standing up. Others, lying down.
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Fabulous rituals. I may try a few....

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Eating your Sleeplessness | Neurotic Physiology

Eating your Sleeplessness | Neurotic Physiology | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
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Interesting study, good questions. Bottom line, when we dont sleep, we eat carbs. 

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7 Apps To Help You Get Things Done Faster - Shape Magazine

7 Apps To Help You Get Things Done Faster - Shape Magazine | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
7 Apps To Help You Get Things Done Faster
Shape Magazine
When it comes to productivity, technology is a double-edged sword. For every technological time-saver, there's a new distraction that sweeps in to steal the precious time you just saved.
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everything helps. 

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Researchers Explain Why Exercise Works Magic: Scientific American

Researchers Explain Why Exercise Works Magic: Scientific American | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
Being active is good for us for many reasons beyond the old familiar ones
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The ultimate productivity tool. 

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Free Stock Photos - Foter

Free Stock Photos - Foter | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
Foter is the easiest and fastest way to add Creative Commons photos to your blog. We find and host millions of photos from many online sources and make them available to be included in your blog posts.
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incredibly useful.

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International Coach Federation: What do I need to know about Neuroscience as a Coach?

International Coach Federation: What do I need to know about Neuroscience as a Coach? | productivity tips and tricks | Scoop.it
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very simple. 

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