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The Shower Creativity: How to be Uber Creative Whenever You Want

Ever wondered why the best ideas occur to you in the shower? Or while eating, or driving?

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Five Steps To Becoming Smarter – Part Two

Crayons

This is second part of our series on becoming smarter and sharper.

In the previous episode, I showed you the importance of reading books and how they can help you learn to live well.

Today, you are going to learn about the second aspect of the secret to becoming smarter.

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Productivity Day Special: Five Steps To Becoming Smarter – Part One

I bet if you were granted one wish, it would be that you want to become smarter.

No surprise there. Smart people always know the right thing to do at the right time, they devise ingenious solutions to dumbfounding problems, they appear to remain calm in nerve-raking situations, and they live happier lives.

The secret is out there though. Now anyone can become smarter, better, and happier just by allocating a small amount of time of their busy lives to the activities that help them become smarter.

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Overcoming Laziness To Get Things Done

We are all lazy people. We love to procrastinate, we find comfort in sleeping, we idle away time as though it were a useless commodity, and we have all built our personal utopias where we do everything except work.

It’s perfectly natural to be lazy. I imagine that if it wasn’t for the deadlines and binding commitments that force us to do work, none of us would go back to those dungeons, aka offices.

Thankfully though, we realize that laziness should be overcome in order for us to be successful and be useful to the society.

So, what to do to beat laziness and reclaim the lost inspiration?

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How To Get Others To Listen To You

Pretty Girl Listening

Whether in blogging or in real life, the desire to get others to listen to our opinions is what motivates us to write and speak. We talk because we expect others to listen to us, and we write because we expect others to read us.

For bloggers, the importance of engaging their readers in a discussion by getting their attention can not be overemphasized. Bloggers are official speakers. Unlike an average Joe who would talk out of necessity whether he gets heard or not, bloggers speak to influence opinions and spark discussions. This can only be done if you, as a blogger, know how to get others to listen to you.

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5 Ways To Overcome (Blogging) Shyness And Be More Productive

Shy Girl Face

Are you by any chance a shy bloogger? I have a sad news for you: you are going to fail as a blogger if you have not already. Blogging is about socialising, and a self-conscious person lacking good social skills can never be a blogger, let alone a good blogger.

Not sure whether you are a shy blogger or not, and what do I mean by that? Here are some clues: You think a hundred times before writing a sentence, you delete whole paragraphs from your posts just because they make you look bad, you are scared to say something foolish, and.. you are too shy in dealing with your readers. If you are shaking your head in horror, you are, sadly, a shy blogger.

Not to worry though, because shyness can be overcome once you know you are unreasonably shy about things others could care less about.

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