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Eat the frog!

Eat the frog!

What is your first thought when you see such a subject? Is it about gastronomic passions or maybe perverse tortures? Fortunately, neither of them are related to the topic. Essentially, it’s about time management and productivity, and the Frog Rule can help you stop procrastinating on important things. Mark Twain once said, “If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning.” Think of the frog as the worst, most unsavory task…

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Healthy sleep to be productive

Healthy sleep to be productive

Have you ever heard from someone “I’ll sleep when I’m dead”? If you’re one of those lucky who reads this nonsense for the first time, then believe many people state they have so much to do that sleep can only be accomplished in death. Sadly, the lack of sleep only brings them closer to health problems or even fatality. This is because hormones, chemicals and neurotransmitters that determine our energy levels, vitality, how we feel are out of sync. Now,…

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Pomodoro time management technique

Pomodoro time management technique

Correct planning and time management have always been the key point for achieving a goal or completing a task. In this post, we will talk about one of the known time management techniques called “Pomodoro” invented by Francesco Cirillo, an Italian student who had performance issues because of poor time management skills. Cirillo named the system “Pomodoro” after the tomato-shaped timer he used to track his work. The methodology is simple: when faced with any large task or series of…

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S.M.A.R.T. goal setting

S.M.A.R.T. goal setting

Goals make us stronger, motivate us, help to achieve success just the way we see it. They are part of every aspect of life: relationships, work, rest and leisure, etc. Everything comes down to priorities, and what you would like to accomplish in every aspect. Accomplishments like inventing the computer or the electric car, sending someone to the moon, founding Namecheap Inc. are the result of a goal that was set at some point. A vision that was charted and…

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Brain food or what we should eat to sharpen our mind

Brain food or what we should eat to sharpen our mind

This post will provide you with the list of products that can improve your brain functionality, endurance, concentration, your memory, and stimulate creativity. These foods have been proven to be our brain fuel as well as a real investment into own health. No doubt the picture on the left may upset you, but there you go. Brain boosters: avocado broccoli coconut oil (MTC oil) eggs oily fish (like salmon, mackerel, tuna) turmeric walnuts dark chocolate berries (like blueberries, strawberries, blackberries)…

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Improve your time management with speed reading

Improve your time management with speed reading

When did we last work on improving our reading skills? Let’s be honest – probably when we were first graders. But… The average person reads somewhere in the range of 150-250 words per minute. What is your reading speed? Anyway, this is not our maximum. John F. Kennedy was said to read 1,200 words per minute.  There are three main reading habits that slow down our reading: Fixation (reading word by word); Regression (re-reading); Subvocalization (voice/words that sound in our head)….

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