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Your Life the Role Playing Game. 21 Top Podcasts to Listen to for a Healthy Work-Life Balance. It's Okay Not To Lead - DaedTech. When I first entered the workforce, I was in awe of the programmers around me.

It's Okay Not To Lead - DaedTech

I'd spent 4 years of college learning how to implement Alpha-Beta pruning and various flavors of sort(), while these guys had been building things that real people used in the real world for years, or even decades. I imagine it was, on a much smaller and more cerebral scale, the way a college football player feels upon turning pro. This didn't last. After a while, I viewed them less with reverence and more as simple peers from whom I could learn, given their comparable wealth of experience. As the years passed, the scales began to balance as I acquired more and more experience. The Path to Leadership. This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It. For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands.

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there is time to do it. That's a recipe for burnout, and it's one that many time management strategies aren't always cut out for avoiding. A Beginners Guide To Parkinson's Law: How To Do More Stuff By Giving Yourself Less Time / Impossible ® How To Eat More And Still Lose Weight - Career Girl Daily. Instagram Romee Strijd I know it sounds crazy, but when you’re trying to manage your weight, eating more might be better.

How To Eat More And Still Lose Weight - Career Girl Daily

We don’t advocate doing anything for weight loss alone, but we know that career girls like to be their healthiest, and sometimes we like to diet or do crazy things in the name of our summer body. STOP! We’re about to tell you how to ace weight management the healthy way! Why do we work so hard? When I was young, there was nothing so bad as being asked to work.

Why do we work so hard?

Now I find it hard to conjure up that feeling, but I see it in my five-year-old daughter. “Can I please have some water, daddy?” “You can get it yourself, you’re a big girl.” That was me when I was young, rolling on the ground in agony on being asked to clean my room. As a child, I wonderingly observed the hours my father worked. Feed Your Readers: Favorite Foodblogging Advice. Looking for more compelling food reads?

Feed Your Readers: Favorite Foodblogging Advice

Along with Afroculinaria, we also profiled Banal Muffins and added some great food-focused editors’ picks on Discover last month — and look out for tomorrow’s interview with David Lebovitz! We have a seemingly inexhaustible appetite for reading about and looking at pictures of food, from the clichéd but ever-popular Instagram of our last cappuccino to the wealth of beautiful recipe blogs to the longform analyses of food culture on sites like Afroculinaria.

It’s no surprise: we all have to eat multiple times a day! Thinking about venturing into the world of food blogging? Here are some of our favorite tidbits of advice for creating a crave-worthy blog. Find your food focus A compulsively readable food blog needs more than just great recipes or photos — it needs a point of view: The last 10% But as the checklist dwindles and the big list items get finished, you’ll eventually start to plateau.

The last 10%

This is completely natural. The team will be in a groove. You will have had update calls each week for the last 6 month, but now the updates just aren’t as exciting as at the beginning of the project. The big, exciting tasks will give way to the more mundane. Want to eat well? Forget about willpower. James Greig. UN Women - Find your inner womens right activist. Unity Dow Unity Dow was the first female High Court judge in Botswana.

UN Women - Find your inner womens right activist

She was a plaintiff in a historic case that allowed children of Botswanan women and foreign men to be considered Botswanan. Unity was also one of three judges who decided on the internationally known Kgalandi court decision, concerning the rights of the San people of Botswana to return to their ancestral lands. Vandana Shiva Vandana Shiva is an Indian environmental activist and author. Wangari Muta Maathai Wangari Muta Maathai is the founder of the Green Belt Movement, an indigenous grass-roots organization that focuses on planting trees to replenish the environment and improve the quality of life for women. Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit. Productivity Hacks From Digital Nomads - I have been traveling and working on the road for more than a year now.

Productivity Hacks From Digital Nomads -

You may have read my previous article about traveling and bootstrapping my business while doing it. I am one of the digital nomads that refuse the idea of fixed address and a 9-5 job. However, no matter how glamorous digital nomad lifestyle may look, you still need to work—there are bills to pay and food to buy. If you can't get things done in the office, it may not necessary will change once you start working from remote locations like coffee shops, restaurants, hotels and co-working spaces. There is no magic pill that makes you a limitless productivity machine, so I've asked six digital nomads to share their routines, tools and productivity hacks they use to get things done and stay motivated. Related Article: How I Traveled Around the World While Building My Business. TED Talks for being happier - Business Insider Deutschland. Flickr/Gabriela PintoWe all want to be happier.

TED Talks for being happier - Business Insider Deutschland

The Best TED Talks About Parents And Kids. When you've made it through every parenting and kid-friendly podcast in your feed but still want info pumped into your ear holes, how about some "ideas worth spreading? " These 10 TED Talks cover everything from raising happy kids to raising fearless kids to raising entrepreneurial kids to raising all of the above (aka Malala). You might not ever reach the TED stage, but you can wow the next dinner party or playgroup with your world-changing knowledge and nasally NPR voice. " This … is the Dad Radio Hour. " Deb Roy: The Birth Of A Word To determine how incoherent babble becomes, "My dad rules," Deb Roy Big Brother-ed his house and analyzed 90,000 hours of video and audio from his son's first 3 years.

He discovered a fascinating link between context and language learning, and presumably made major progress as director of the MIT Media Lab's Cognitive Machines group. The most important thing for kids to be successful. Kristopher Volkman/Flickr If your kids aren't doing their chores today, don't be surprised if they have trouble collaborating with colleagues later in life.

The most important thing for kids to be successful

That's the message from Julie Lythcott-Haims, former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford University and author of "How to Raise an Adult. " In a talk at Sunday's TED Talks Live event, Lythcott-Haims noted that the transformation from diligent kid to successful adult begins with chores. "If kids aren't doing the dishes, it means someone else is doing that for them," Lythcott-Haims tells Tech Insider. The Daily Routines of 7 Famous Entrepreneurs & How to Design Yours. Our daily routines can make a huge difference to how healthy, happy and productive we are. I’ve recently tried adjusting my own routine in the hopes of getting more done and wasting less time in-between tasks or activities. While it’s important to understand how your own brain works and what routine will suit your body best, I always find it interesting to see what works for others when planning something new for myself. Amazing routines of 7 successful entrepreneurs In the hopes of building the best routine I could, I did some research on the daily routines of some of the most successful people I know of.

They certainly inspired me to think about different parts of my routine – perhaps they’ll be useful to you as well. Jack Dorsey, CEO Square & Founder of Twitter In this video interview with Twitter and Square co-founder, Jack Dorsey, he explains his daily routine as he juggles a full-time role at both companies. Stella Young: I’m not your inspiration, thank you very much. The science of setting goals.

It’s the time of year when optimism strikes anew and we think to ourselves: our New Year’s resolutions will totally work out this time. Never mind that we abandoned them by Valentine’s Day last year. And the year before. And, well, you know the drill. Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation. How To Use Social Media So It Doesn’t Overwhelm Your Life. Waking up without an alarm. Having a cappuccino (or two) before meandering around a small, medieval village in search of the perfect artisanal gelato. Ahhh, the simple life.

Having just returned from a heavenly adventure in Italy (HOLY pasta!!!) , I understand the struggle many modern business owners face: A huge appetite for success and an equally deep desire for simplicity. Think about it. Can you remember a time before you were constantly connected to email, Facebook, Twitter and the like? And more importantly… Leichter lernen - Tipps im Überblick. Worum ging es in diesem Text noch mal? Ach ja: richtig lernen. Und zwar so, dass man es nicht gleich wieder vergisst. The Most Productive Month Of My Life. There are two kinds of people: Those who thrive when things are in order, and people like me, who thrive in a state of chaos. I’m a freelance writer and stand-up comic, which means I juggle two separate lives: Day Lindsay and Night Lindsay.

There’s a lot of task juggling—producing comedy shows, filing freelance stories, keeping up with the endless flow of direct messages, Facebook status updates, Slack messages and emails. » Try this Creative Productivity Experiment. If you’ve been reading the blog for a while, you know we’ve tried and suggested a range of cracking creative productivity techniques. Why What You Learned in Preschool Is Crucial at Work. M.fastcompany. 11 Books To Make You Lead A Much More Productive Life. In learning to become more productive, it pays to consider a variety of resources and approaches. 15 Small Things You Can Do Every Day To Become Highly Successful.

Have you ever wondered what the secret to success is? For most people, it’s not one specific thing.