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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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.
10 Native iPhone and iPad Apps You Should Replace - Part 3 Source: Apple.com Sometimes you love your iPhone, and other times you wish that it were a little bit different: that its features were more customizable or its native apps were more capable (or at least that you could delete those native apps when they’re just getting in the way). While we can’t change the shortcomings of your iPhone, we can give you some pointers on how to take advantage of one of the biggest benefits of having an iOS device: The huge selection of high-quality apps that developers have built for iOS. A good app can feel like an upgrade to your iPhone, so we’ve gathered the best alternatives for 10 of the major native apps that come preloaded on your device: Photos, Camera, Messages, Mail, Music, Safari, Calendar, Notes, Reminders, and Weather.
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How To Achieve Work-Life Balance In 5 Steps Achieving work-life balance can look impossible. And, frankly, it seems like it’s getting harder. In the ten years from 1986 to 1996 work-life balance was mentioned in the media 32 times. In 2007 alone it was mentioned 1674 times. Creating a New Mission Statement Photo Forget the New Year’s resolution. This year, try creating a personal mission statement instead. While it is common for businesses to define goals and values with mission statements, most people never take the time to identify their individual senses of purpose.
Loaded Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potato 2. In a large, deep skillet over medium-high, heat the coconut oil spray or olive oil. Add the onion and garlic. Cook, stirring, until the onions are translucent, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the beef, salt, pepper, chili powder, coriander, cumin, oregano, and cayenne.