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How Being Bad At Ceramics Made Me A Better Writer

I’m primarily a writer, but in 2015, on a whim, I take a ceramics class. I haven’t messed with clay since grade school, but all my friends are doing it; ceramics have become the hot new art craze and a welcome respite from all that is high tech and polished. The idea of a creative

Modern Work

A Stress-Free Guide to Creating a Professional Development Plan

Overall, you feel pretty happy at work. You have a good handle on your responsibilities and crank through your tasks with a high degree of confidence. You enjoy the people you work with.


Extrinsic Versus Intrinsic Motivation: Which Drives You and Your Team, and What to Do About It

One of the beautiful things about humans is that we all think differently. And that goes beyond what we think into how we think.


I Tried a 4-Day Workweek. Here’s What Changed

For the past two weeks, I tested out my version of a 9/80 work schedule for what was effectively a four-day workweek.


Want to Overcome Chronic Procrastination? It’s All About Emotion Regulation

Do you have chronic procrastination problems? It’s tempting to blame a lack of time management, but it might actually be an emotion regulation problem.


5 Time Management Techniques to Get More Done (Without More Time)

We’re all saddled with far too much to get done, and way too little time to do it. Here are 5 time management techniques to make the most of your workday.


The Ultimate Guide To Time Management Strategies

Our ultimate guide to the top 15 time management strategies. While they certainly won’t be a fix-all, they can help you take some power back.


Identifying and Solving Productivity Bottlenecks when Working Remotely

Identifying and removing productivity bottlenecks is essential for remote teams to be able to do their best work.


Why Do We Glorify The 80 Hour Workweek, and What Can We Do About It?

How do you efficiently manage to work an 80 hour workweek? You can’t, and you probably shouldn’t try.


Top 20 Tech Conferences to Attend in 2020

Not sure which events are worth attending? We have you covered. We’re breaking down 20 of the top tech conferences for programmers, designers, and marketers.


4 Small Changes That Made My Work Days Better

Saying “No”, changing eating habits, and using automation and collaboration tools can help everyone. But for new parents? They’re essential.


Want to Learn a New Skill? Try Brain Hacking.

A mixture of acetylcholine, noradrenaline, and dopamine prime the brain for learning. Brain hacking can help coax them out.