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Freelance Freedom #120

The Truth About Taxes

Note: Although I try to keep GRS a politics-free zone, today’s topic is inherently political. I’ve stayed as neutral as possible in the article, but I know that there’ll be some political discussion in the comments. Please keep conversation civil, as always. Because I was frustrated with my own ignorance about the U.S.

Deadheading for the future

Professional organizer extraordinaire Monica Ricci gives a grounded perspective in her guest post on the process of uncluttering and organizing. You can follow Monica on Twitter, Facebook, and her blog for more organizing tips. Deadheading. It sounds like either a grisly ritual or a summer vacation following your favorite band on tour. But it’s neither.

Why I'm fond of saying wisdom trumps science

When one group of scientists first said smoking was bad for you, the tobacco industry funded another group of researchers to say the science was inconclusive.

Ze Frank on Imaginary Audiences

We chat with the Internet's most notorious mass collaboration instigator Ze Frank about idea execution and how to build our own armies of sportsracers

Multitaskers Bad at Multitasking

A new study asserts that those who regularly consume multiple forms of media do worse on multitasking tests than those who do not.

The 18-Minute Management Plan

"We start every day knowing we're not going to get it all done." So what do we do? Get ritual. It only takes 18 minutes.

Eye Candy Is A Critical Business Requirement

A great Slideshare detailing the importance of design, especially in the context of usability.

The Importance of Paying Your Dues

As a member of a Generation Y, I’m always on the look out for articles about people my age. While many sociologists and employers have very positive things to say about my generation, they also make critiques.

Education Needs to Be Turned on Its Head

“Our culture lies. They say they want to encourage and reward individuality and creativity, but in practice they try to hammer down the pointy parts, and shame off the different parts.” – Sandra Dodd Post written by Leo Babauta.

The Best of Get Rich Slowly: August 2009

Although I thought July was a great month at GRS, I liked August even better. First, we had some terrific articles from the Staff Writer candidates. While they were sharing their thoughts, I was able to spend time digging deep into some subjects myself.

Review: The Wall Street Journal Guide to Starting Your Financial Life

Every other Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance book. Every once in a while, I stumble upon a personal finance book that makes me really wish someone had put it in my hands earlier in my life.

"True Contentment is a Thing as Active as Agriculture."

“True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare.” -- G.K. Chesterton * If you're considering starting your own happiness project, check out the Happiness Project Toolbox. It's fun, it's addictive, and it pulls together some of the tools that will help.

Where’s Chanpory?

I haven’t posted new articles in quite awhile, but I want to let you know I’m still alive. I don’t delve much into my personal life here on LifeClever, but here’s the short story: My partner and I broke up. After five years, it feels like getting a divorce. I’ve had a rough year.

A year ago on Unclutterer

2008 Money for nothingMSN Money discusses the high price of clutter. Unitasker Wednesday: GoateeSaverI know plenty of people that have successfully groomed their goatee without the aid of the GoateeSaver, but is the upkeep of those goatees that big of a pain? 10 tips to beat clutter in less than five minutesGretchen Rubin of the Happiness Project provides great ideas for quick clutter-busting act