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Work Ethic

The Intentional Apartment: Small Home Office Ideas

Categories: Live, Spend

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Not having a proper workspace is a huge factor that leads to procrastination. Get yourself set up, and get your work done.

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Four Ways to Take Your Side Gig to the Next Level

Categories: Did You Miss These?, Earn, Learn, New Here?

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It’s time to kick things into overdrive. We’ll show you how.

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Developing Discipline: 10 Strategies for Taming the Slacker in All of Us

Categories: Did You Miss These?, Learn, Live, New Here?

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As we get older, we stop being told what to do and are forced to make ourselves take action. It can be hard, especially since not doing anything is so…easy. Here are 10 simple ways for growing your personal discipline.

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You’re Hired… Now What? 5 Things You Can Do to Make a Good Impression at Your First “Career” Job

Categories: Earn

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And you thought landing the job was the hard part.

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17 Free Motivational Alarm Ringtones

Categories: Learn, Live

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Because getting up shouldn’t be the hardest part.

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Motivating Ted Talk: How to Stop Screwing Yourself Over

Categories: Live, The Field Manual

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Ranked by Reddit as one of the best Ted videos, Mel Robbins explains how to stop being just “fine”.

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How to Beat Procrastination in 5 Tiny Steps

Categories: Learn, Live

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The trick to getting more done is tricking yourself to do more. Establish which one of these excuses you’re falling back on, and you’ll become more productive.

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Monday Motivation: The Unclimbable Mountain [wallpaper]

Categories: Learn

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We allow people to convince us that something cannot be done just because it hasn’t been done before.

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George Lazenby Tricked His Way into the Bond Role with No Previous Acting Experience [Video]

Categories: The Field Manual

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When you want something, go out and get it.

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Stop Hoping to Succeed in the Future, and Start Failing Today

Categories: Did You Miss These?, Live, New Here?

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The opposite of success isn’t failure, it’s practice.

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Motivational Video: Arnold Schwarzenegger – “Who do YOU want to be in life?”

Categories: Live, The Field Manual

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You never want to fail because you didn’t work hard enough.

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Hard Work in 5 Easy Steps: Understanding Perseverance in the Modern Age

Categories: Did You Miss These?, Earn, Learn, Live, New Here?

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“Hard work” isn’t physical–it’s emotional.

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Everything I Ever Needed to Know About Achieving Goals I Learned From My Golf Instructor

Categories: Live

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The game of golf is surprisingly a lot like the game of life: If you try to sink every shot, you’re only setting yourself up for failure.

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Man in the Arena: The Rise of Critics in Every Creative Journey

Categories: Live

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No matter what type of project you embark on, so-called “haters” will always show themselves offering unproductive criticism. As it turns out, they’re only as prominent as you make them.

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How to Write a Novel in a Month and Live to Tell About It

Categories: Learn

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If you’ve ever dreamed of, or just considered, finally writing the great American novel spinning around your head all these years, November is the time to do it. Why? Because it’s National Novel Writing Month, of course! To help you put pen to paper, or finger to keyboard, we’ve sketched out the basic plot of how to conquer this daunting task in only thirty days.

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Dead Simple Accountability Solutions for the Easily Distracted

Categories: Did You Miss These?, Learn, New Here?

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Modern life is full of distractions, from Tweets and GChats to AIMs and Yahoos, not to mention just regular email. To cut through the weeds of distraction, what you need is a method to keep yourself on task. Here’s three.

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Living the Hustle

Categories: Live

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The term ‘hustle’ is a term used often, and it means many things to many different people. Hip-hop artists talk about it, and so do coaches. Anyone who works hard or does something unconventional will mention their hustle. But what does it really mean?

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5 Easy Time Management Tips to Help College Grads Transition to the Work Force

Categories: The Field Manual

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Many of use make the mistake of assuming the time management techniques we used to coast through five classes a semester as an undergrad will apply to our new jobs where we’re given much more freedom and a lot less structure. There’s hope: implement these five strategies and you’ll be the most organized guy in the bullpen.

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Use The Opposite Strategy: Find A New Way To Win The Game

Categories: Live

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You never break new ground following in the footsteps of others. Trailblazers and trend-setters know that to get there first, you’ve got to go left when everyone else goes right. Sure, it’s safer to go with the flow, but to make it big sometimes you’ve got to go it alone. Check out how these five innovators zigged while others zagged.

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True Grit: How Strong is Your Work Ethic?

Categories: Earn, Live

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To get ahead in the office, and in life, the easiest (in a manner of speaking) is the simplest – work hard. No secret tricks or nasty shortcuts, just determination. Does your work ethic make the cut?

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