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Use Pinterest to Get Productive and Stay Motivated

Use Pinterest to Get Productive and Stay Motivated | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

For many people Pinterest is the new super-addictive time-sink. You can name and create “pin boards” of whatever you like. You can pin things you find interesting, creative, beautiful, things you want to try; pretty much anything. You can also follow people and repin the things they discover; it’s well designed to suck up your time and make you unproductive. But you can make pinterest into a useful productive and motivational tool.


Here are 4 ways to get productive with Pinterest:

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The Most Overlooked Secret to Dealing with Life’s Problems

The Most Overlooked Secret to Dealing with Life’s Problems | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
How often have you been living life, happy and content, and then suddenly life slaps you in the face with something unexpected? We all have problems, and the truth of the matter is that problems will never go away.
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Flickr vs. Pinterest: Flickr Users Can Now Implement Pinterest Opt-Out

Flickr vs. Pinterest: Flickr Users Can Now Implement Pinterest Opt-Out | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Users on the Yahoo-owned photo social network Flickr can now block Pinterest aficionados from tacking Flickr pictures onto their beloved online image boards.
Flickr users can block pinning by changing a “Yes” to a “No” in user Privacy Settings.
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Happy Birthday, Steve Jobs: A Look Back at the Man Who Changed Tech

Happy Birthday, Steve Jobs: A Look Back at the Man Who Changed Tech | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Today would have been the 57th birthday of Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs, who died on Oct. 5, 2011, after a long battle with a rare form of pancreatic cancer.
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Warning: You Have Entered the Burnout Zone

Warning: You Have Entered the Burnout Zone | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Living and working in a state of burnout has become the norm in our society. Sadly it’s so common that we fail to recognize the signs. We barely even notice anything is wrong. Stress and exhaustion are now a way of life.
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Download Digital Copies of Your Old Paper Owner’s Manuals to Reduce Clutter

Download Digital Copies of Your Old Paper Owner’s Manuals to Reduce Clutter | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
These days, most product manuals are available from manufacturer's websites pretty easily, so there's little reason you should have to keep a product manual unless it's really old, or for a discontinued product.
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Survey: Kindle Fire Owners Say They Want iPad 3

Survey: Kindle Fire Owners Say They Want iPad 3 | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
A recent survey done by TechBargains found that more than half of the Kindle Fire owners who responded indicated that they would be buying an iPad 3 when it became available.
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'Babies With iPads' Blog Implodes From Cuteness [PICS]

'Babies With iPads' Blog Implodes From Cuteness [PICS] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Two 22-year-old digital media dudes, who don’t own iPads or have babies, are the masterminds behind the adorable Babies With iPads blog.
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New Invention Makes iPads and iPhones Waterproof | PadGadget

New Invention Makes iPads and iPhones Waterproof | PadGadget | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
You like to read your iPad in the bathtub, or take your iPhone to the beach, you’ll want to take a look at this new invention from Seal Shield.
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Juror Jailed For Friending Defendant on Facebook [VIDEO]

Juror Jailed For Friending Defendant on Facebook [VIDEO] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Word to the wise: If you’re a juror in a trial, don’t friend the defendant on Facebook, or worse, brag about being kicked off the jury committee for said friend request.
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What I Learned From Tim Ferriss, Author of 'The 4-Hour Work Week' and 'The 4-Hour Body'

What I Learned From Tim Ferriss, Author of 'The 4-Hour Work Week' and 'The 4-Hour Body' | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
This article is by Shaun Rein, whose book The End of Cheap China: Economic and Cultural Trends That Will Disrupt the World will be published in the spring. He is the founder and managing director of the China Market Research Group.
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How to Turn Your Ideas into Life Changing Actions

How to Turn Your Ideas into Life Changing Actions | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

If you’re like me (and most people on the planet), you have plenty of ideas that could potentially change your life dramatically. Perhaps you’re thinking about losing weight, or starting your own business, or writing a novel: you might even have several great ideas jostling around in your head.

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Why Do We Procrastinate?

Why Do We Procrastinate? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Why do we procrastinate and what can we do about it? Procrastination is a subtle and insidious thing. It can hold you back from who you were born to be.
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iPad 3: Who Will Buy One, and Why? [INFOGRAPHIC]

iPad 3: Who Will Buy One, and Why? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
How well will the iPad 3 sell when it's introduced next month? Who's going to upgrade, and who will sit on the sidelines, enjoying their current version of the iPad, or no iPad at all?
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How to Use Pinterest to Get Productive and Stay Motivated

What is Pinterest?
For many people Pinterest is the new super-addictive time-sink. You can name and create “pin boards” of whatever you like. You can pin things you find interesting, creative, beautiful, things you want to try; pretty much anything.
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Man Walks All Day to Create Spectacular Snow Patterns - My Modern Metropolis

Man Walks All Day to Create Spectacular Snow Patterns - My Modern Metropolis | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Artist Simon Beck must really love the cold weather! Along the frozen lakes of Savoie, France, he spends days plodding through the snow in raquettes (snowshoes), creating these sensational patterns of snow art. Working for 5-9 hours a day, each final piece is typically the size of three soccer fields! The geometric forms range in mathematical patterns and shapes that create stunning, sometimes 3D, designs when viewed from higher levels.

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What's the Cost of Clutter? How About $100 Per Square Foot

I have a secret addiction - I love watching shows that show people with clutter.

It started with TLC Clean Sweep, which I would watch with fascination as people would haul enormous amounts of items out of just two rooms of their house and go through the process of getting rid of the clutter.
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Twitter Co-Founder: Spending Too Much Time On the Site is ‘Unhealthy’

Twitter Co-Founder: Spending Too Much Time On the Site is ‘Unhealthy’ | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Biz Stone, a cofounder of Twitter, told an audience in Montreal this week that spending up to 12 hours a day on the platform is not necessarily a great idea.
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12 Most Beneficial People-Skills to Hit the Bullseye When You Have No Power

12 Most Beneficial People-Skills to Hit the Bullseye When You Have No Power | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Kate Nasser discusses the 12 Most Beneficial People-Skills to Hit the Bullseye When You Have No Power.
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How to remove your Google Web History

How to remove your Google Web History | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
March 1 is the day Google's new unified privacy policy goes into effect, which means your Google Web History will be shared among all of the Google products you use. Read this blog post by Matt Elliott on How To.
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Lessons From 'The Office' for Your Office

Lessons From 'The Office' for Your Office | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
NBC's hit TV series showcases uncomfortable business situations that real-life offices can learn from.
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How You Can be a Better Communicator

How You Can be a Better Communicator | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Communication is an integral part of any work or life situation. Learning to be an effective communicator is a valuable productivity tool, one that is unfortunately commonly overlooked.
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Really? The Claim: Long Work Hours Can Cause Depression

Really? The Claim: Long Work Hours Can Cause Depression | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Studies indicate that putting in extra hours at the office can elevate the risk of developing anxiety and depression.
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