The Biggest Pitfalls of Long-Term Goals (and How to Beat Them)

If you set your mind to it, you can achieve most short-term goals, like losing weight in a few months. Future targets are much more difficult, like where you see yourself three years down the line. Before you set off on these long-term goals, it's good to know what pitfalls you can expect and mentally prepare for them. » 7/25/14 10:00am Friday 10:00am

TinyBlu Reminds You to Keep in Touch with Important People

Web: Part of building a good network is regularly touching base with certain people. And well, it can't hurt to extend that to your personal life and drop a line to old friends. TinyBlu is a simple webapp to remind you when it's been too long since you last spoke with someone. » 7/24/14 5:30am Thursday 5:30am

Make and Store Poached Eggs Up to Two Days for Easier Breakfast

Poached eggs aren't always easy to make, but this new trick will make you want to master them. Apparently, there is a way to store poached eggs in a refrigerator for up to two days, so you can make a bunch of them in one go for fuss-free breakfast. » 7/23/14 5:00am Wednesday 5:00am

FossaMail is a 64-bit Optimized, Faster Thunderbird Clone for Windows

Windows: Mozilla's Thunderbird is a solid email client, but it can be a bit sluggish and it still doesn't support 64-bit processors. FossaMail is a freely downloadable clone optimized for 64-bit systems, all while supporting the same extensions. » 7/23/14 4:30am Wednesday 4:30am

Learn the Basics of Color Theory to Know What Looks Good

Colors are important to making things look good, whether it's the clothes you wear or the presentation you give at work. But not everyone instinctively knows that orange and blue is a perfect combination. If you can't trust your own judgement, understand and rely on the basics of color theory to always pick the right… » 7/22/14 10:00am Tuesday 10:00am

Book an Anti-Procrastination Appointment to Tackle Unwanted Tasks

We all have some tasks we like to avoid, like getting paperwork in order. But they still have to be done. Asian Efficiency recommends scheduling an anti-procrastination appointment with yourself where you do nothing but that task. » 7/22/14 4:30am 7/22/14 4:30am

9 Minutes a Day is the Magic Number for Better Personal Branding

Professionals know it's important to promote yourself to step up the corporate ladder. But if you think you don't have the time for that, think again. Personal branding expert William Arruda says all you need is nine minutes every day. » 7/17/14 6:00am 7/17/14 6:00am