- The 9 Best Ways to Get Organized by Year’s End
Dumb Little Man’s tips for a year-end sweep to get you ready to go in 2008.
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- The Simple Dollar » Does Peer Pressure Keep Us From Succeeding?
Trent at The Simple Dollar meditates on the ways that peer pressure can hold us back, often by influencing us to make bad decisions. I would add that many hold back because they’re afraid of standing out or making peers look bad.
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- The Complete Guide To Finding & Learning Something New Online
Goal Setting College offers tips on moving beyond Google when researching an unfamiliar topic.
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- Screencast: Surf Better with OpenDNS
Gearfire has two screencasts showing you how to set u your PC or your router to use OpenDNS instead of your ISP’s DNS servers. Many people find OpenDNS faster than their ISP’s, and OpenDNS offers some further features like screening known bad sites.
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Last Updated on August 15, 2018
Book summary: A Technique for Producing Ideas
Kirby Ferguson has written a summary for the book A Technique for Producing Ideas. Generating good idea is a fine art, if you have mastered it you will be successful in many fields. The author of the book, James Young, describes five steps on a technique of combining old elements together:
- Gather new material, both specific and general.
- The Mental Digestive Process
- Drop it
- Poof, the idea appears
- Work it
Kirby also brought out his own thoughts – drop down every ideas you have in mind – You mind is not always as good as paper and sometimes it only stays for a short period of time. After you’ve dropped your ideas into your notepad, you will also have extra chances of linking and modifying your ideas together.
Book summary: A Technique for Producing Ideas – [Goodie Bag]