I’m a curious person with a wide range of interests. I’m interested in computer programming, writing, personal development, and business. I’m also interested in a few other fields that I haven’t mentioned. A question that often arises in my mind is this: how should I manage these different interests? I recently found an answer by reading a summary of The Da Vinci Curse. The goal of the book is to help those who have many interests but can’t determine which ones to focus on. It includes a framework to help them manage their interests and the corresponding opportunities.
Do you want to become more productive? There are many methods and tools you can use for that. Some of them, however, are pretty complicated and take time to apply. But what if you want to become more productive today, not tomorrow or next week? Then you need something that’s simple and practical – something that you can apply right away. Here are nine practical ways to become more productive today.
I recently listened to an excellent podcast episode from NPR. It’s about how Instagram was built. The story is remarkable. The founders of Instagram – Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger – launched the app in October 2010. In April 2012 – just one and a half years later – the service was acquired by Facebook for 1 billion dollars! How could someone make a billion dollars in just a year and a half? It’s amazing. I learned some success lessons from the story, and I’d like to share them with you. Here they are:
If you want to live an effective life, one important thing you should focus on is simplifying your life. It’s not easy though; I’m still learning myself. I’m a person with many ideas on what to do and often got distracted here and there. I was able to see this when reviewing my life map. There were times when I did things that turned out to be unnecessary. Worse, I could spend months on them. Of course, that didn’t help me progress in the right direction. I slowly learned how to simplify my life, and here I’d like to share with you what I’ve learned on the why and how of simplifying life.
Note: This post is written by Joan Selby A productive member of society is the bastion of civilization. People that contribute little or nothing to society are a burden to it. That said, all work and no play make Jack a dull boy, so there’s no call to look down on people that want to have a little fun. However, productivity is critical to your work success. Whether you are a regular employee or self-employed, your level of productivity will determine how far you will go. It makes it easier to be productive when you like what you do, but no matter how much you love your work, sometimes you need an extra boost. Here are four best tips to boost your productivity at work.
Note: This post is written by Tom Casano It’s much easier to set a goal than follow through, correct? So what processes do you need to have in place to make sure those goals you made get reached? There’s one main reason why you don’t reach your goals and it’s probably because you don’t take them seriously – even if you think you do. Whether you don’t believe in your ability to reach that goal, or you simply fail to put in the work to reach that goal, you aren’t taking it seriously. If you took it seriously, you’d be on your way to achieving it or have it accomplished already.