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10 Small Habits That Have A Huge Return On Life

  Article Link: https://getpocket.com/explore/item/10-small-habits-that-have-a-huge-return-on-life?utm_source=pocket-newtab By: Darius Foroux   Over the years, I’ve adopted many different “positive” habits. To me, a habit is positive when it improves the quality of my life. A lot has been written about forming habits. How hard it is? How long does it take? What’s the best way to break habits? […]

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10 Tips for Business Email Etiquette

Article Link: https://smallbusiness.chron.com/10-tips-business-email-etiquette-173.html By: by Lisa McQuerrey; Reviewed by David Weedmark, MCSE     Business email has all but replaced hard-copy correspondence, but that doesn’t mean this quicker approach to communication should be any less professional than its traditional counterpart. Business email etiquette may actually have more requirements than snail mail, particularly when it comes […]

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How to Take Notes While Reading

 Article Link: https://getpocket.com/explore/item/how-to-take-notes-while-reading By: Scott Young     Note-taking is an incredibly powerful tool for learning. Notes extend your memories. I’ve explained before how writing can be seen as an external enhancement of your brain, allowing you to think more complicated thoughts and solve harder problems. Notes you keep, therefore, act to expand your memory. […]

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Four Things You Absolutely Must Do in Your Salary Negotiation

Article Link: https://getpocket.com/explore/item/four-things-you-absolutely-must-do-in-your-salary-negotiation?utm_source=pocket-newtab By: Pavithra Mohan   Countless job seekers and employees still struggle with negotiating salaries and advocating for themselves. But let’s say you’ve worked yourself up to asking for a higher salary. You could still be missing out on perks that can further enhance your compensation package–and they may not be that far […]

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Stop Confusing Habits for Routines: What You Need To Know

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/stop-confusing-habits-for-routines-what-you-need-to-know?utm_source=pocket-newtab By: Nir Eyal Habits are hot. Self-help articles extol the power of habits and books on the topic sell by the millions. Yet, like many pop psychology topics, the conventional wisdom about the effectiveness and application of habits is frequently outdated, misapplied, or flat out wrong. Building habits to change behavior the right way […]

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4 Simple, Quick Fixes to Improve Your Typing Today

Article Link: https://www.daskeyboard.com/blog/improve-your-typing/ by TheDas   Sometimes there’s nothing more frustrating than typing. Whether it’s hitting the wrong key during an online game, constantly messing up that one piece of coding, or even taking for-ev-er to finish that presentation due tomorrow, you wish there was an easy way to get better at typing. Well, simply […]

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3 Simple Strategies to Help You Work Well With Others (Even if You Don’t Like Them)

Article Link: https://www.inc.com/the-muse/how-to-improve-your-work-relationships-strategies-to-work-well-with-people.html By: Jaclyn Westlake   Fact: Working with other people is hard. Even when you like them. And over the years, I’ve tried different strategies to improve relationships (or, at the very least, prevent myself from freaking out in people’s faces). But then, last year, I started going to therapy to deal with […]

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10 ways to… Prioritise your workload

Article Link: https://www.icaew.com/archive/library/small-business-update/10-ways-to-prioritise-your-workload   The to-do list. Don’t keep it on different post-it notes or in your head — at the beginning of each day or week, write on a sheet of paper what you want to get done and by when. Rank tasks according to importance or urgency to plan your day and focus […]

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4 Strategies for Overcoming Distraction

Article Link: https://hbr.org/2018/08/4-strategies-for-overcoming-distraction   By: Chris Bailey   In the flurry of statistics that exist around personal productivity, there’s one I find especially alarming: The average person is distracted or interrupted every 40 seconds when working in front of their computer. In other words, we can’t work for even a single minute before we focus on […]

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