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Tomorrow Is Not Your Friend


This is today, and it’s beautiful. Tomorrow is gross. (photo by szeke)

I used to see tomorrow as my friend.

If I had a bad day, there was always tomorrow’s fresh start to save me. If I wasn’t productive today, I could just get a little bit more done tomorrow. Whenever today wasn’t perfect, tomorrow still had the possibility. Anything could happen tomorrow!

But as time went on, I saw the red flags. Read This TODAY.

Why Anyone Can Be Confident


Studies show that people who are moderately overconfident benefit from it. The reason? They act according to their overconfidence, which brings them more opportunities to meet that standard. Others may have a more realistic point of view, which acts as their ceiling. Be Confident…

The Benefits of Doing Nothing for Five Minutes A Day


This guest post is by Daniel Zandt. Daniel covers the scientific benefits of meditation and gives a great guide for different ways to do it. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did! 

Have you ever heard the old adage, “The power is within you”?

It’s one of those sayings that we tend to skim over. “Great!” the response will usually be, “But the sentiment doesn’t sit with the lived experience of my day-to-day life.” And it’s true. In the pursuit of our goals we have an array of “outside” needs: for information, experience, mentorship, and money. But those are not our only needs. See The Benefits…

Use An Idea Pad To Absorb Online Distractions


Simple solutions are the best ones. (photo by Rick Payette)

Have you noticed that when you focus on your work, it generates new ideas?

New ideas are great, but I’ve noticed that they are often strong enough to pull me away from my current task. That’s a problem, because effectiveness comes from focusing on a specific piece of work and executing, not following every glowing trail you see. Those who follow the glowing trails often get lost doing so. Also, why are the trails glowing?  Focus Better…