The Secret to Happiness is Acceptance.

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Photo by Jared Rice on Unsplash Source: https://medium.com/the-ascent/ By: S. Kaur Happiness isn’t a constant — it’s an ever-evolving state, mirroring the constant work that goes into the practice of acceptance. I want to first acknowledge that this piece is written from a point of privilege. I have a roof over my head, I have food in my […]

Successful People Are Not Necessarily Smarter. They Just Do More Of This.

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This is how you build world-class expertise in any field. Source:https://medium.com/ By:Michael Simmons Imagine this… You’re playing speed chess… with a blindfold… with multiple games going at once. At the 2015 Sohn conference, the highest-ranked chess player in history, Magnus Carlsen, did exactly this, and it’s a feat to behold. Carlsen quickly makes his moves (navigating […]

9 Lessons That Made Me a Better Remote Worker.

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With more and more people working remotely at least some of the time, more employees are experiencing that things change when there’s no office. Dynamics, habits and workflows change in a remote organization. Some changes are obvious, but others are subtle. As an employee in a fully remote company for the last few years, I’ve […]

7 Predictions for a Post-Coronavirus World.

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Remote work, automation, and telemedicine could soon become the new normal. The coronavirus pandemic will be remembered as a world-reordering event. Like the Great Depression, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the 2008 global financial crisis, it will accelerate social and economic changes that would otherwise have taken years to materialize. However long it […]

How to eat healthy when you work from home – breakfast, lunch and snacks.

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Source: https://www.peopleperhour.com/ Healthy eating as a freelancer is easier said than done. Yes you work from home so technically you have the advantage of a kitchen, but that’s just one part of the puzzle. Eating well requires preparation and routine. When a deadline is looming, eating kale isn’t exactly top of the priority list. We […]

7 Habits that Seem Lazy (But Actually Let You Get More Done)

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Source: https://medium.com/ Scott H. Young In 1850, French economist Claude-Frédéric Bastiat published his famous essay, “Ce qu’on voit et ce qu’on ne voit pas” or, “What is seen and what is unseen.” In it, he argues against the “bad economist” who looks only to the initial effect of actions taken, and not their further consequences. […]

Your Coronavirus Work-From-Home Wellness Plan.

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Source:https://elemental.medium.com/y By:Dana G Smith Photo: PeopleImages/Getty Images Expert advice on staying active, where to sit, and what to snack on when your home becomes your office. In light of Covid-19, thousands of people are starting to work from home, and on behalf of freelancers, writers, and programmers everywhere, I would like to say, “Welcome to the […]

100 Women Who Changed the World.

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Source: https://www.historyextra.com/ The official website for BBC History Magazine, BBC History Revealed and BBC World Histories Magazine. Welcome to the results of BBC History Magazine poll, which features 100 inspirational women from history.  1. Marie Curie, 1867–1934 Marie Curie. (Photo by Bettmann/Getty Images) Marie Skłodowska Curie changed the world not once but twice. She founded the new […]

What made Tesla a genius? Lessons learned from Nikola Tesla

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Catalin Matei I have about 400 books on my waiting list. If you’re in a similar situation, you understand how hard it is to actually decide what to read next when the opportunity cost is so high, because there are other very good options. Nevertheless, a couple of days ago I decided to read […]

The 7 Habits that Books and Reading Help You Build.

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Chad Grills “Books are the training weights of the mind” –Seneca The most useful definition of technology I’ve heard is simply, “the ability to do more with less.” I think of books and reading as technologies. We only live one life, but through books, we can gain the wisdom from thousands. When an author writes, […]