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10 Ways to Put Your Retired iPhone to Work
iPhone

10 Ways to Put Your Retired iPhone to Work

With about 10 million new iPhone 6s ordered, a whole lot of old iPhones are destined for the scrap heap. Here's how you can put your old phone to good use.
3 TED Talks That Will Convince You to Get More Sleep
Sleep

3 TED Talks That Will Convince You to Get More Sleep

Not getting enough sleep? Sleep on these three eye-opening TED Talks about shuteye and discover the secrets to sleeping your way to the top (literally).
Kim Lachance Shandrow
8 Ways for the Entrepreneurial Road Warrior to Travel Smarter
Business Travel

8 Ways for the Entrepreneurial Road Warrior to Travel Smarter

Does business take you away from home often? Navigate the tumult of constant life in transit in comfort.
Jeff Shore
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The One Question Successful Business Owners Always Ask Themselves
Leadership

The One Question Successful Business Owners Always Ask Themselves

Learn this essential way to focus your efforts for the management challenges ahead.
Gene Marks
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Steve Blank: 'Entrepreneurship is a Calling, Not a Job.'
If I Knew Then

Steve Blank: 'Entrepreneurship is a Calling, Not a Job.'

For our 'If I Knew Then, What I Know Now' series, serial entrepreneur Steve Blank discusses the importance of following your passion, the importance of family and the legacy he hopes to leave behind for future entrepreneurs.
Nina Zipkin
Forget Marathons: Business Is the Ultimate Endurance Sport
Productivity

Forget Marathons: Business Is the Ultimate Endurance Sport

Business is the ultimate sport, so learn what it takes to create lasting success.
Dan Antonelli
Want to Be Successful? Put Down the Phone. Your Weekly Tips Roundup
How To

Want to Be Successful? Put Down the Phone. Your Weekly Tips Roundup

Experts explain why your phone is keeping you from accomplishing what you want and need to do.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
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44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)
Productivity

44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)

Among our favorites? A task manger that gamifies your accomplishments and a background music player that incorporates neuroscience.
Geoff Weiss
5 Key Reasons Projects Fail
Management

5 Key Reasons Projects Fail

Wondering why that well-intentioned initiative won't get off the ground? Maybe some of these factors are at play.
Stephen Key
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5 Simple Tactics to Keep You Organized and on Task Every Day
Time Management

5 Simple Tactics to Keep You Organized and on Task Every Day

Set up a routine and fly through the more mundane tasks so you can focus your attention on mission-critical endeavors.
Leslie Barber
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Does This Desk Increase Productivity or Simply Make You Look Ridiculous?
Productivity

Does This Desk Increase Productivity or Simply Make You Look Ridiculous?

A couple of inventors in San Francisco built a 'Human Hamster Wheel' desk in 24 hours. You have to see it to believe it.
Catherine Clifford
The Secret to Increased Productivity: Taking Time Off
Productivity

The Secret to Increased Productivity: Taking Time Off

It's not about how many brute hours you rack up -- it's about how effective you are at replenishing mental resources.
Richard Branson Announces Unlimited Vacation Policy for Virgin Staffers
Work-Life Balance

Richard Branson Announces Unlimited Vacation Policy for Virgin Staffers

The billionaire will allow employees to take time off whenever they want and without prior approval -- provided they still get their work done.
Geoff Weiss
Have Trouble Concentrating? Try These Suggestions.
Productivity

Have Trouble Concentrating? Try These Suggestions.

There are steps you might consider to quiet the buzz in your brain -- even if you don't want to take up meditation.
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