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How to Crush Your Goals on a Daily Basis

Michael Phelps won the most gold medals in history by constantly challenging himself. Here's his main tip.
Julie Fung

Julie Fung

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Working From Home? Here's Why You Need to Take Breaks.

There are trade-offs to remote work. Learning how to maximize break time is a key component of your productivity.
Elsa Lee

Elsa Lee

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How to Use Storytelling for Social Good—and Emotional Clarity

Nobel Prize winner, Olga Tokarczuk, is a masterful storyteller. Her books transport you to another world, distant yet familiar.
Derek Beres

Derek Beres

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Need to Create Better Habits? Here's How.

Minimize the number of decisions you have to make and maximize your work time.
Julie Fung

Julie Fung

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You Need to Take Risks to Achieve Your Goals. Here's 1 Way.

Yo-Yo is one of the world's most celebrated musicians. Here's his advice on cultivating passion to inspire creativity and risk-taking.
Elsa Lee

Elsa Lee

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This Novelist Found His Own Voice—and Won a Nobel Prize for It

Jose Saramago won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1998, thanks to his unique writing style that he refused to compromise.
Derek Beres

Derek Beres

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Why Everyone Should Be Using This Time Management System

Twenty percent of your efforts will yield 80% of the results. Here's a guide to choosing wisely.
Julie Fung

Julie Fung

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The Productivity Tune-up That Will Transform Your Workday

If you focus on what's important instead of what feels urgent, you’ll likely achieve more of your long-term goals.
Elsa Lee

Elsa Lee