I recently wrote an article over at lifehack.org entitled Eight Tips to Find Your Information Oasis. If you want to dig some of the ideas in the article deeper, you can read 5 Reasons Why You Should Read History More Than News, How to Get the Most Out of Your Books, and Always Know When to Stop – Diminishing Returns Applies.
Meanwhile, there are a lot of interesting links I found since the last link post. Here they are:
- Dumb But Profitable. 10 Million Dollar Ideas That Shouldn’t Have Worked by Dmitri Davydov
These are unusual business ideas which succeed in the market. Reading this kind of list will motivate you to think out-of-the-box.
- Top 100 Foods to Improve Your Productivity by Produc.tv
This mind map gives you 100 foods for productivity which are conveniently categorized based on their benefits.
- How to Write a Resume by Mahalo
This is a very comprehensive and practical guide to writing your resume.
- Creative Tools by CreatingMinds
This site gives you a bunch of creative thinking tools. If you liked this kind of tools, you might also like the book Thinkertoys which contains a lot of such tools (I wrote some tips from the book here).
- Your Virtual Ph.D. by Christine Cyr
This article gives you a list of great learning resources which are available to you for free.
- 22 Of the best motivational videos online free by Steven Aitchison
It’s not easy to find free motivational videos, so this list is very useful.
- 22 Secrets to Discovering Your Dream and Living It by Leo Babauta
All of us needs to discover our life purpose and live according to it. This article gives you some practical tips.
- Personal Development List by Priscilla Palmer
This is a huge list of personal development blogs; there are hundreds of blogs here. I’m honored to be included in the list.
- How to read a lot of books in a short time by Matthew Cornell
This article outlines some useful reading techniques from several resources. I especially like the idea of reading books like newspapers.
- Optimal Communication Tool Decision Tree by Dave Pollard
Ever wonder which communication tools are appropriate for certain situations? This decision tree gives you the answer.
- Time Management Assessment by I-CANS
How well do you save your time? Do you throw time away? Find out the answer through this simple quiz.
- The Cheapskate Guide: 50 Tips for Frugal Living by Leo Babauta
These tips cover practically all areas of your life. There should be something you can apply here.
- 101 Ideas to Get More Freelance Work and Generate New Client Leads by Cyan
If you are a freelancer, these are a lot of good ideas on how to promote your services.
- Personal Finance Boils Down To Just Two Things… by Trent Hamm
I always love it when something can be stripped to its bare essentials. Here they are for personal finance: Spend less than you earn. Learn.