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Leo Babauta Reveals How To Pay Your Bills Blogging

When I first started blogging, Leo Babauta’s Zen Habits blog was about a year old. I remember stumbling upon it and being drawn in not only by the quality of his content, but the way I saw him building his readership and his business.

Project silent cube

Materials: Expedit Description: Pictures says it all. See more here. ~ Paul Driveklepp, Oslo, Norway

Parting with sentimental clutter

In the first few chapters of the book Stuff, which I reviewed on Monday, the authors talk in detail about sentimental clutter.

The Snowball: How Compounding Affects Money, Knowledge, and Life

This is a guest post from Robert Brokamp of The Motley Fool. Robert is a Certified Financial Planner and the adviser for The Motley Fool’s Rule Your Retirement service. He contributes one new article to Get Rich Slowly every two weeks. Happy anniversary to…well, all of us, I guess. This post marks my one-year (and five days) anniversary of being a contributor to Get Rich Slowly.

The Difference: Living Well vs. Doing Well

(Credit: h.koppdelaney) “From all your herds, a cup or two of milk, From all your granaries, a loaf of bread, In all your palace, only half a bed: Can man use more?

The Ulitmate Mediation Guide: 5 Ways To Empower Your Meditation Practice

Let’s take a close look at how you can get the most out of your meditation practice. If you’re new to meditation, I suggest you read the informative post, “Powerful Reasons To Meditate And How To Get Started.” Selecting A Meditation Technique It’s essential to use a meditation technique that feels right and flows naturally.

Work Smart: Unconventional Cures for Meeting-itis

Google uses a 4 foot timer to keep meetings on track. This, and other ways to handle the "necessary evil" of meetings.

Why Amish businesses don't fail

Why do the Amish make such great entrepreneurs?

48 Hour Magazine

Over this past weekend weekend, a "raucous experiment in using new tools to erase media's old limits" happened. Here's 48 Hour Magazine.

7 Baseball Pitching Grips Every Man Should Know

Share As a Little Leaguer, I spent countless hours learning and mastering several pitching grips. For me, the grips to throw breaking balls or fastballs were akin to the grips of a secret society.  I felt I was taking part in a secret baseball tradition that went back for generations and that by mastering them I would unlock an occult baseball power that would make me unstoppable on the mound.

The Myth of the Tax Deduction

Most of the time, when I talk about the implications of various debt repayment options on The Simple Dollar, I utterly ignore tax deductions. This is not an oversight. Usually, it just makes a situation needlessly more complicated and takes the “simple” out of The Simple Dollar. As is often the case, astute readers email me about this.

Circles, Amex, Passwords and Public Relations

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Introducing The AoM Library of Random Man Knowledge

One thing I’ve noticed about us men is that we love to collect short bits of trivia, facts, and life tips. I have friends who can spout off the World Series Champions going back 50 years and others who can recite long quotes by some dead guy from memory. Then there are the men who know thousands of short tips and pointers on how to do stuff quickly and more effectively.

Video: Meditate on Koans.

2010 Happiness Challenge: For those of you following the 2010 Happiness Project Challenge, to make 2010 a happier year – and even if you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge -- this month’s focus is Mindfulness. Last week’s resolution was a quiz, How mindful are you? Did you take that quiz? How did you do? This week’s resolution is to Meditate on koans.

Where do you find good ideas?

"The best ideas come out of the corner of our eye." Seth Godin on where not to find good ideas.