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By Tim Clark and Mark Cunningham

Never Eat Alone: Social Arbitrage

This is the tenth of sixteen parts of a “book club” reading and discussion of Keith Ferrazzi and Tahl Raz’s Never Eat Alone, where this book on building a lifelong community of colleagues, contacts, friends, and mentors is teased apart and looked at in detail.

The GRS Garden Project: September 2009 Update

Every month, my wife and I track how much time and money we spend growing food. This is the report for September 2009. (Here are the results for 2008.) After a long productive summer, our September in the garden was kind of anticlimactic. Sure, we continued to harvest our home-grown food, but neither of us was particularly “in” to the garden this month.

20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches

For millions of people Google is an indispensable search tool that they use every day, in all facets of their lives.

Best of Art of Manliness: September 2009

Fall is in full swing here in Vermont. The fall foliage has almost reached its peak. Kate and I have climbed several mountains in the past few weeks in order to enjoy this spectacular display of nature’s splendor. The biggest event in September here on the blog was the start of the Art of Manliness Podcast.

Painting a Specific Future – And Figuring Out How to Get There

A few weeks ago, my wife and children and I spent the weekend visiting several members of her extended family. On the final morning of the visit, I sat around the kitchen table with my wife’s grandfather and uncle and the conversation turned to the future.

A Secret to Happiness? Don't Get Organized.

I’m working on my Happiness Project, and you could have one, too! Everyone’s project will look different, but it’s the rare person who can’t benefit. Join in -- no need to catch up, just jump in right now. Each Friday’s post will help you think about your own happiness project. One of my favorite things to do is to help my friends clear their clutter.

How To Really Take a Day Off from the Madness of Life

I consider myself to be somewhat of a vagabond. After being lucky enough to have the ability to unplug and spend several months traveling, I have realized how important it is to take some time off.Many people are not able to take several months off from their worldly obligations; I understand that. However, most of us can and should take a day off every couple of weeks (if not more).

The Importance of ‘Breaking Through’

Whether it happens to be fame, money, glory, or joy; we all live for one thing – moments.

Ask Unclutterer: Partner’s messy desk

Reader Montse submitted the following to Ask Unclutterer: I’ve been living with my boyfriend for 3 years now. We live in a flat, not very big. I’m really worried about his stuff.

How Personal Metrics Can Change Our Lives

The marriage of lifestyle and technology has given way to a new capacity for understanding the effects of how we live our lives with more clarity than ever before. Personal Metrics can help us change how we live our lives.

4 Tips to Save on Car Insurance

By Sarah Winfrey Auto insurance is one of those pesky, nagging things, almost like a tiny leech. It sucks money away and we're not even always aware of it, at least until we have to write another check. The bad news is, car insurance isn't avoidable. Most states have minimal amounts that you're required to carry in order to drive legally.

Modular Meals

Now that my wife has returned to full time work, we’ve been focusing a lot on careful meal planning for the coming week.

Talking Shop With Fellow Freelancers

I found one of my long-term clients in my area through a freelancer I know. I chose my CPA based on advice from another freelancer who lives near by.

Warren Buffett Has No Regrets About the Past Year — Do You?

This article is GRS staff writer Adam Baker. In addition to his work at Get Rich Slowly, Baker blogs over at Man Vs. Debt, where he maintains a list of every single item his family owns. It’s no secret that J.D. loves him some Warren Buffett. Honestly, though, who doesn’t? Financial wisdom seems to ooze from his pores. Previously on Get Rich Slowly, J.D.

Workspace of the Week: Call for entries

This week, instead of highlighting an office, we want to make a request. Our Unclutterer Flickr Pool is full of images of amazing spaces — but the vast majority of those spaces are in people’s homes. I work from home, so I’m quite the fan of the home office. However, we know that most of our readers work in offices in buildings outside their homes.