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How to Read a Book – Book Review

How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren is THE classic text on reading thoughtfully. Is it still worth reading, even though it was last updated in 1972?

In this guest post, Monica of Fuller Life Makeover shows how you can have a productive day when it seems like there's not much to do.

Use your schedule to beat procrastination and get the most out of your day.

I used up one whole SELF journal, which takes about one quarter. Here's what I thought of the experience.

Use a bit of introspection to help "right the ship" and plan for the future.

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Post written by Francis Wade of the 2Time Management System blog. Designing your own time management system? It’s right up there with discovering how to perform cold fusion, just harder. Yet, this is what millions of working professionals have done around the world, without a single drop of help. Perhaps they read a book here… Read more

This is the second post in the series Ideas From Start to Finish. If there’s one thing I’ve learned developing web applications is that you have to start working on the idea right away. Channeling that enthusiasm and adrenaline is a great way to kick-start the project. However, while adrenaline is great for short-term results,… Read more

DavidCo blogger Kelly Forrester has some great tips on how to create personal time in a work environment. If you feel like you don’t have any time to process meeting notes or your own personal inbox, try blocking out times on the shared calendar for meetings with yourself. Literally. Consider blocking your own calendar for… Read more

New moleskine products from Behance.

If you’re like me, you find yourself more productive at certain times of the day. For some reason, it’s not always an easy thing to recognize without help. I say this with experience: It only took me 4 years to figure out I was working at the absolute worst time of the day for me.… Read more

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