Life Hacks

Discover the shortcuts that will change your life
On the road to productivity, we need a few shortcuts. In this section, we explore useful hacks for everyday life, from tips on improving your networking response rate to cutting down the time you spend on administration. Consider this section your guide for those little tricks that will squeeze the most value from your time and energy.

5 Common Frustrations and How to Handle Them


5 Common Frustrations and How to Handle Them

I was browsing Reddit the other day when I came across a thread that caught my eye. The title was simple: “What frustrates you most about life?” The frustrations people submitted ranged from economic to familial, psychological to political. They were all universal human concerns — problems men and women from all walks of life struggle with every single day. … Read More


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How to Influence Someone’s Memory and Affect Their Decisions


How to Influence Someone's Memory and Affect Their Decisions

The strongest skill any modern communicator can develop is the skill to influence other people’s memory — and therefore have an impact on their decisions. Here, we look at three ways to use this power for good — never evil! [Photo by Roman Boed] The concept of being able to influence someone’s memory doesn’t really make sense, does it? How … Read More


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3 Ways to Make Your Email Pop


Are they opening and reading your emails? Follow these five strategies and they will.

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been sharing some of our best email hacks, from mastering the call-to-action to creating killer email templates. In this piece, we’ll be focusing on stepping up your personal correspondence style — and using that style to get what you want by email. Specifically, we’ll be talking about how to create compelling subject lines, use … Read More


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Jonathan Bailor | The SANE War on Obesity (Episode 421)


Modern science tells us how we can exercise less and eat more to naturally lose weight, avoid diabetes, and beat the obesity epidemic. “You don’t cure diseases through starvation.” -Jonathan Bailor The Cheat Sheet: Is sugar more dangerous than cigarettes? Why are there as many overweight people today as there were total people alive a century ago? Why does calorie … Read More


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8 Lessons on Learning: How to Develop a New Skill (Without Giving Up): Part 2


8 Lessons on Learning: How to Develop a New Skill (Without Giving Up): Part 2

Acquiring new skills is often the most difficult part of starting a new project or pushing through an existing one. Here’s the second part of how to develop a new skill without giving up — part one is here. “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower In the … Read More


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How to Stick With Your Gym Routine


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It’s a new year, and the most common new year’s resolution is “lose weight,” while the more general “get fit” comes in at number five. Chances are pretty good that if you’re reading this, you want to hit the gym more in the coming year. And if you’re like most people, you’ll find it hard to achieve your New Year’s … Read More


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