Strategies to boost donations at crowdfunding sites

Computer scientists have shown how crowdfunding websites can use data science to boost cash value of donations. Their research confirms, among other...

10 ways to do all that stuff you don’t want to do

Life would be grand if we only did what our fleeting hearts wanted to do, each moment of the day. Unfortunately, the laundry, taxes and difficult conversations would never get done.

The short but powerful guide to finding your passion

Following your passion can be a tough thing… but figuring out what that passion is can be even more elusive.

5 ways to find work you love

One of the keys to happiness — as well as productivity and effectiveness at work — is finding work you love, that you’re passionate about. Work you want to do, instead of just have to do.

Frictionless work: How to clear your life of non-essential tasks

How much of your day is spent doing administrative tasks, and not creating or doing other important work?

9 simple daily habits to ignite your passion

It turns out passion is not as elusive as we think.

Stop reading. Start doing.

There are a lot of people who read self-improvement blogs and books, but never put them into action. Are you one?

“I don’t know how” is not a valid reason

If you don’t know how, learn how. Use that fancy brain that learned how to walk, talk, and read. It’s still capable of further learning, is it not? Of course it is!

Smart tips to reduce clutter & organize your home office

Organizing can be broken down into a step-by-step process that anyone can follow.

Blogging success cheat sheet: 10 tips from a pro

If you have ever wanted to know how to turn a content site into a virtual gold mine, you’d be smart to ask an expert how he or she managed it.

How to stop being a workaholic

A reader recently asked, “How can an achievement-motivated workaholic learn to back off, relax, de-stress, and feel good about doing it? I am too driven!”

The no-excuses guide to getting rid of lousy excuses

Excuses are lies we tell ourselves to avoid dealing with unpleasant truths. But as long as we buy into those excuses, we can never move past them.

33 ways to boost your productivity

When a problem is large or complex and the optimal solution is unclear, here’s how to begin making progress towards a solution even though you can’t visualize the entire path.

How to make your beliefs work for you

None of us make decisions based on reality itself. We make decisions based on our beliefs about reality.

What’s a mindmap? Get some examples

What is a mind map? Put simply, it’s a type of diagram, used to help you outline information in a visual format. But really, a mindmap can be anything you need it to be.

11 ways to connect with the people who make failure impossible

The people around you dictate your success. They can also forecast our failure.

Career tools: Learning the art of self-promotion

Tips and tools for professional development include making your aptitudes and accomplishments more visible.

How to take charge of your time with timeboxing

Timeboxing is a simple time management technique you can use to take control of your time.

How to achieve without goals

Let’s say you have an agenda, and every time one of you wandered off the agenda, you forced yourself to get back on it. Would the conversation be better or worse, with a set outcome?

How to move beyond the limits holding you back

We all know that if you’re truly passionate about something, productivity becomes largely irrelevant.