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Muhammad Ali's Best Productivity Tricks. Muhammad Ali is certainly best known as a boxer, but he was also an incredibly productive, inspirational person.

Muhammad Ali's Best Productivity Tricks

He got a lot done in his life, so let's take a look at some of his best tips for gettings things done and enjoying life. Muhammad Ali is often called the greatest heavyweight boxer in history, but he was also a proponent for religious freedoms, racial justice, and was a conscientious objector during the war. 7 Pieces of Wisdom That Will Change the Way You Work.

“If wisdom were offered me on the one condition that I should keep it shut away and not divulge it to anyone,” said Roman philosopher Seneca, “I should reject it.

7 Pieces of Wisdom That Will Change the Way You Work

There is no enjoying the possession of anything valuable unless one has someone to share it with.” Wisdom, in the words of Maria Popova, is knowledge that matters; it has both a practical and moral component to it that enriches our lives and ushers us to act wisely. Because the path to creativity is fraught with uncertainty, fear, and self-doubt, we naturally look to the wisdom of others to stop us from getting off course.

Here are seven gems of wisdom I’ve picked up along the way as a writer, a path that I accidentally stumbled upon and was only able to thrive because of the generosity and admonishments of those willing to share their learnings. 1. Author Steven Pressfield In July 2012, I set off to write a short book to sell online. Life Advice From 18 of the Wealthiest People in History (Interactive Graphic) Everyone needs a little inspiration from time to time – especially entrepreneurs.

Life Advice From 18 of the Wealthiest People in History (Interactive Graphic)

If you're looking for advice on how to rock the business world and live a successful and meaningful life, consider the words of leaders like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Michael Dell. They might just have a trick or two up their sleeve. Related: Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic) EBay Deals has compiled an interactive flipbook featuring advice from 18 of the wealthiest and most influential leaders in history. Some excerpts: "Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. " – Bill Gates "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. " – Steve Jobs "Failure is the only opportunity to begin again more intelligently. " – Henry Ford "Done is better than perfect. " – Mark Zuckerberg. 3 Leadership Hacks Every Business Owner Should Know. As the world becomes increasingly complex and business owners face more pressures than ever before, leadership advice hasn't really changed.

3 Leadership Hacks Every Business Owner Should Know

That's why Mike Myatt, a leadership advisor to Fortune 500 CEOs and author of new book "Hacking Leadership," set out to provide shortcuts that would simplify the complexities of building a successful business. "In the past couple of decades, we've lost our way," Myatt tells Business Insider. "Leadership has become more about self-service, personal brand, and advancing a personal agenda rather than serving those we lead. Live an Exceptional Life - Robin Sharma. How do you craft an exceptional life?

Live an Exceptional Life - Robin Sharma

Ultimately, life goes by in a blink. And too many people live the same year 80 times. To avoid getting to the end and feeling flooded with regret over a live half-lived, read (and then apply) these tips: Exercise daily.Get serious about gratitude.See your work as a craft.Expect the best and prepare for the worst.Keep a journal.Read The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Vision Without Obstruction: What We Learn From Steve Jobs.

In recent days, everyone has taken the news of Steve Jobs’ resignation and illness in different ways.

Vision Without Obstruction: What We Learn From Steve Jobs

For me, it has conjured up admiration and curiosity. More than anything else, I have always respected Jobs’ clarity. True, the man has always shunned the status quo, but I believe his rebel ways were only a consequence of his efforts to stay true to an original vision. 9 Reasons Why Failure Is Not Fatal. Failure.

9 Reasons Why Failure Is Not Fatal

Fear of it is universal, experiencing it is inevitable, and running from it is dependably routine. As a culture we can’t seem to shake the negativity of the term – even though most success stories have a shared foundation in some kind of accidental realization, wrong-footed first attempt, or outright error. Here, we pool our favorite videos and articles on the subject as a gentle reminder that our only real failure is to live life without it. 1. The Well-Being Agenda. You’re Not That Talented, and Other Advice. The Most Successful Techniques for Rising Early. ‘The proper response to life is applause.’

The Most Successful Techniques for Rising Early

~William Carlos Williams By Leo Babauta Waking early is one of my favorite things in the world. The morning is quiet as the world hasn’t begun stirring, the perfect time for meditation, writing, exercise and some quiet reading. Waking early can give you an hour or three of extra time for focus and creativity. How To Design a Lucky Life. I'm no extrovert and I apply most of these to my life already. being an extrovert is no requirement: generosity, humbleness, asking questions, getting to know your neighbors, never speaking negatively...none of these are "extrovert" activities.

How To Design a Lucky Life

Sure it might help with asking questions, etc, but sometimes we gotta suck it up and do uncomfortable things. I clearly wasn't talking about the ones where extroversion isn't a requirement. I'm talking about things like "never eat alone". Also, asking questions and getting to know your neighbors?