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6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

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The 4 Most Common Negotiation Mistakes — And How To Avoid Them Miguel Villagran/Getty Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov goes to shake hands with former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton. Whether you're looking to close a $2.5 million deal or save money with your cable provider, it may be time to sharpen your negotiation skills. Cue University of Michigan Ross School of Business professor George Siedel. He's taught negotiation classes around the world, and he recently heard from students saying they used his tactics to secure both of the deals above, he tells us. How to Memorize Things Quickly People like to joke that the only thing you really “learn” in school is how to memorize. As it turns out, that’s not even the case for most of us. If you go around the room and ask a handful of people how to memorize things quickly, most of them will probably tell you repetition.

The Online Life Coach In “Hard Choices,” Hillary Clinton writes, “All of us face hard choices.” She goes on, “Life is about making such choices. Our choices and how we handle them shape the people we become.” But what if there were a simpler way—one made in the mold of Silicon Valley, which could use a tidy algorithm to supplant grappling? Warren Buffett's "2 List" Strategy: How to Maximize Your Focus and Master Your Priorities With well over 50 billion dollars to his name, Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world. Out of all the investors in the 20th century, Buffett was the most successful. Given his success, it stands to reason that Buffett has an excellent understanding of how to spend his time each day.

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The Most Important Lesson in College: How to Learn by Robert Montenegro Jeffrey J. Selingo writes today in The Washington Post that too many college graduates are entering the workforce without the skills employers are looking for. He cites polls and other pieces of evidence indicating that a whole lot of people attending college today are more or less just there to eat their lunch. In America, there's a facile belief that having a college diploma automatically means you're skilled or accomplished. We place far too much value on the piece of paper rather than the intellectual core of what a diploma is meant to represent.

Time Assets vs. Time Debts: A Different Way of Thinking About Productivity Late in his career, Steve Jobs famously drove his car without a license plate. There were all sorts of theories about why Jobs decided to drive without tags. Some people said he didn’t want to be tracked. Others believed he was trying to make a game of avoiding parking tickets. Jon Callas, a former computer security expert who worked for Apple, revealed a different reason. According to Callas, Steve Jobs discovered a loophole in the California vehicle registration laws.

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Redesigning My Productivity: The 1–2–3 To-Do List Everybody loves lists. I’m obsessed with them. There was a lengthy period in my life when I felt like the longer my to-do list was, the more I got validated as a Multitasking, Stress-Loving, Badass Go-Getter. (I loved tweeting about how much of a busy workaholic I was.