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Top-of-Mind Mondays

  • “You can’t learn in school what the world is going to do next year.” – Henry Ford

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Nap Shell Office Chair

This post is part of a series called “Focus Fridays.” Each week, I’ll bring you a productivity tip straight from my GTD arsenal. Helping you get productive, one Friday at a time.

One of the keys to my productivity is being rested. The same goes for you, too. As human beings, we have a limited amount of energy reserves to draw on throughout the day.

Like a car with no gas in the tank, we stop working without fuel. Sleep–or more specifically, napping–is a key component in keeping your tanked topped off. In fact, people who take naps in the afternoon improve their performance by 34% and alertness by 54%.

Think you don’t have time for a nap? You do. Here’s how.

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Election 2012 - Barack Obama

This is divergence from typical postings on this site. However, I felt like the topic-at-hand was important enough to discuss here.

I am absolutely blown away by the work of Nate Silver. Silver is a blogger for the New York Times and accurately predicted how each state would go for the election. He was literally perfect–not missing a single state. Here’s the comparison:

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