3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

To say my life is busy is an understatement. I’m a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I’ve invested in and actively support. Each week, I receive 1,000 emails and take...
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#GrilledCheeseThursday

If you could eat happiness for lunch, it’d be a grilled cheese sandwich. Crisp, buttery and filled with melted cheese ― it’s perfect. What makes grilled cheese even better is that it welcomes all the creativity you want to throw...
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10 Walt Disney Quotes to Spark Your Imagination

There is much to learn from Walt Disney, but one of the biggest lessons you can take from him is to follow your dreams. What started as a cartoon sketch of a mouse transpired into a cultural icon, a world-renowned production studio,...
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21 Weird Holidays and their Origin Stories

If social media has taught us anything, it’s that the year is full of unofficial “holidays.” And while it’s always pleasant to realize it’s National Chocolate Day or Siblings Day, other special occasions ― like Fruitcake Toss Day or Yellow Pigs...
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Amazon’s Dog-Friendly Seattle Headquarters is 6,000 Pups Strong

More companies — big and small — are allowing employees to bring their pups to the office, but despite the uptick, Amazon still takes the cake when it comes to a dog-friendly workplace. It has been reported for years that Amazon employees are all about the dogs,...
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Forget Four-Leaf Clovers, Successful Entrepreneurs Make Their Own Luck

You may know St. Patrick’s Day as an annual green-themed day of drinking beer, but at its core this holiday is really celebrating good luck and prosperity. Irish mythology and folklore is particularly wrapped up in good luck, from a saint...
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How to Go From an 8-Hour to a 5-Hour Workday by Changing One Simple Thing

Several years ago, I did a work styles test and it revealed that one of my strongest skills was being a Time Optimizer. I wore this title like a badge, and for the following year, it defined the way I...
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How to Be More Adaptable at Work: 6 Exercises to Try

Adaptability is arguably the most important skill for anyone to possess. If you know how to learn how to learn and get comfortable with being uncomfortable, you’ll be the expert generalist on your team who can tackle almost any task and take on...
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Why This Company Thinks Employees Decorating Others’ Cubicles is Anything But a Waste of Time

“Part of it is the nature of working with creative people that are looking for an outlet to express it not just in their work, but as a way of showing affection for their co-workers and having fun,” explains Bluebeam’s...
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