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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

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4 Reasons Flow Doesn’t Happen at Work—and How to Fix That

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi identifies four pain points in the modern workforce that limits our ability to enter Flow States—with solutions.
Derek Beres

Derek Beres

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The #1 Tip for Becoming More Creative

As Steven Spielberg once said “All good ideas start out as bad ideas. That’s why it takes so long.”
Julie Fung

Julie Fung

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Why Monotasking Makes You More Productive

Multitasking does not make you superhuman. In order to set yourself up for Flow, you must concentrate on one task at a time and fully immerse yourself in your work.
Elsa Lee

Elsa Lee

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How to Rewire Your Brain to Achieve Your Long-term Goals

Thinking about your future self influences your actions in the present. If you want to create a better future, start planning now.
Julie Fung

Julie Fung