James Altucher is a successful hedge fund manager, entrepreneur, and author. But there was a point, he writes in his book "The Power of No," where he just felt "stuck." Many mornings he'd show up to work hours late and then fill his day with breaks and computer chess.
Flickr/Nicholas ToddWhat would it take to get your life decluttered and organized?
That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts and spurts, using a handful of easy-to-follow rules.
VFS Digital Design/FlickrYou're probably short on time reading this, and I don't blame you. Life moves fast. It seems impossible to keep up with hundreds of tasks being thrown your way every day, especially at the office.
Part of the series Breaking Through Career Inertia Each year, I hear from hundreds of people who dream of building rewarding, successful careers that make them feel proud and alive. To their credit, they attempt to do a ton of self-development work – reading books, taking a workshop or two, watching inspiring TED Talks, but try as they might, they can’t seem to sustain progress on their own. As a result, they fall off the “career change wagon” (just as so many fail at their plans for exercise, weight loss, meditation, etc.).
University of California IrvineThere's serious demand for longer-lasting batteries.
Better battery storage can advance all sorts of technology from phones to electric cars — but increasing battery life is no easy feat.