Category Archives: Distractions

Four Ways to Get More Creative on Your Own

To be more successful, productive and creative, Cal Newport, author of Deep Work, explores four rules for embracing meaningful work.

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Real Work

This article was published on January 5, 2015 in issue 69Go to Issue 69 YOU’LL BE SURPRISED WHERE IT IS HAPPENING Recently, Google opened its own coffee shop on its campus in Mountain view, Calif. Branded the Coffee Lab, its … Continue reading

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Avocado Toast and Focus

“Avocado Toast.” That’s what the bakery chalkboard advertised on my walk back to my hotel after a run in Central Park. It sounded good, and indeed it was incredibly delicious. So much so that I had to concoct my own … Continue reading

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Sanjay Gupta’s 9 Biggest Health Issues Facing America

Dr. Sanjay Gupta recently posted an Op-Ed on CNN.com that detailed what he thinks are America’s 9 biggest health issues going forward into the new year. Some of them are what you would expect, while a few are more unique … Continue reading

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Concentration Can Be Hard Work – How to Find Focus in the Office

In its simplest sense, mindfulness means balancing the intense pace of life with being fully present in the moment, which many can agree is easier said than done – especially in the office. Employees in North America, for instance, lose … Continue reading

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