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Twilight, Team Jacob, Simone Weil, and "Real Good."

I’m a huge fan of Twilight (books and movie) -- a fact about myself that continues to fascinate and puzzle me. Because of my fandom, I spend a little more time reading Twilight-related internet stuff than is strictly efficient.

4 Day Workweek 3 Day Weekend

On April Fools day, I made a post about working all 40 hours of your work week at once and then having the rest of the week off.

Inside the Online Shoe Utopia

Fantastic behind-the-scenes New Yorker article on shoe giant Zappos' unique company culture and its creator, Tony Hsieh.

Framing up your entertainment center

This is a pretty interesting entertainment set up from Tien. The frame does "hold" the ensemble together and makes an eye-catching wall feature. And the Chinese opera faces is a nice touch. "I just wanted to show you my Ikea hack now that it's all done. I wanted a simple, uncluttered system. Luckily, I only have a few components.

Prioritizing uncluttering and organizing projects

Reader Jane wrote in and asked us how she should decide where to begin uncluttering and organizing in her home. I got the feeling from her e-mail that she feels overwhelmed by the tasks ahead of her and doesn’t know where to start. I always suggest starting in one of three ways: Small. Tackling a drawer or single shelf in a cupboard can be a simple step moving in the right direction.

Reader Mailbag #80

Each Monday, The Simple Dollar opens up the reader mailbags and answers ten to twenty simple questions offered up by the readers on personal finance topics and many other things. Got a question? Ask it in the comments. You might also enjoy the archive of earlier reader mailbags. I have a question about savings and student loans.

How to Manage Your Ego So You Can Reach Your Full Potential

The ego is one of most self-destructive mechanisms of a person's character and his or her abilities. In fact if you look at some people who've achieved massive success only to lose it all at the end of their lives, it's almost always a function of the ego that results in this.

Lighting a Fire: How to Overcome Procrastination

This post is from GRS staff writer April Dykman. This article is particularly relevant to my own circumstances as I begin work on my book project. I’ve been procrastinating. A lot. In fact, I liked April’s piece so much I’ve delayed my own article that I had scheduled to run this morning. I like to say that I write well under pressure, and to a degree, it’s true.

Banishing the No Momentum Monster

We want to again welcome guest author Alex Fayle, the writer and professional organizer behind the helpful anti-procrastination website Someday Syndrome.

Freelance Freedom #122

Balance Your Media Diet

WIRED magazine's re-imagining of the food pyramid, for media intake.

Back from Vacation? Don't Waste a Precious Clear Mind.

Psychology Today explores the science behind the 'aha' moment, and why a quiet mind is integral to problem solving.

The Art of the Creative Tag-Team

"If one person feels stifled that’s a ticking time bomb." Current TV’s Max Lugavere & Jason Silva on finding the right balance in a creative partnership…

The Different Types of Manliness

Source: Image from freeparking If you take the time to read the comments on our site, you’ll soon see that there isn’t always agreement on what constitutes being manly. Some say that dressing to the nines is a manly pursuit; others say that caring about your style is distinctly unmanly: “Real men don’t use umbrellas!

Do You Really Know Bill Gates? The Myth of Entrepreneur as Risk-Taker

Photo: Laughing Squid/Scott Beale Before I had to establish my no-blurb/no-review policy for books due to volume (picture: one day’s mail), I received an e-mail from Rick Smith, the founding CEO of the World 50, one of the most exclusive senior executive networking companies on the planet, with members and contributors like Bono, Francis Ford Coppola, and Phil Knight… He was intereste