Helping Creative People Create

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RSS is a somewhat new technology that breaks down webpages into their most simple form, for easy transport around the web. In short: it’s a way to find and read more news faster. Now that there are online RSS readers like My Yahoo!, Rojo and Bloglines, many people are leveraging this great technology. But many […]

Dave Pollard at How to Save the World has a great post on how he actually stopped doing the unimportant urgent tasks. After initially seeing the title of his article, I reckoned Dave had been poppin’ some crazy pills. But once you read his post, you’ll see that Dave is far from being a passenger […]

The third part of this Avoiding Entrepreneur Burnout series deals with resting. Yay! The funny thing about rest is that most people don’t see the benefits, even though they know the negative effects of not getting enough. And it’s real easy to blame just about everything on being tired. That’s why we’ve got all sorts […]

I stumbled upon this speed reading tool via del.icio.us. It’s a handy little tool that trains your mind to read at a faster pace, mainly because it doesn’t allow your mind to do two things: backtrack over what’s already been read and subvocalization. The purpose behind apps like these is to train our minds to […]

With the huge amount of new blogs added daily, the blogosphere is becoming more and more like an echo chamber. With this glut of information, one of the hardest problems is keeping your daily intake of news moderated. I realize that many different topics are touched on here at LifeDev. So, in order to help […]

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The stoplights in my town are something to be desired. (That’s the nicest thing I could think of without using four and five letter words.) Ok, ok… they suck. Bad. At night, they’re exponentially worse. Here’s why: for some odd reason, the sensors don’t work right late at night. I can’t tell you how many […]

Man, I can’t tell you how valuable this blogging tip is. Here’s what my typical blog posting process used to look like. I’d go hit up my RSS feeds at Rojo, flag the feeds I wanted to write about and crank out whatever I was thinking of at the time, all in one session. Occassionally […]

A lot of people have the misconception that taking a break is lazy. It’s not! We learned yesterday that in order to be really effective, you need fun things in your day or else you’ll burnout. Well, you’ll also burn the people out around you if you don’t take care of yourself and your family […]

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