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imagineblog:

ON TOP OF THE WORLD

a nice graduation project from Lisa van Schagen. Within the dense fabric of the cities there is still space on the rooftops of the buildings…in this case for a green garden and residential housing.

Looks promising !

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fastcompany:

Plan any event and chances are one in five of the people you invite will be late.

A study done at San Francisco State University found that about 20% of the U.S. population is chronically late—but it’s not because they don’t value others’ time. It’s more complicated than that, says lead researcher Diana DeLonzor.

“Repetitive lateness is more often related to personality characteristics such as anxiety or a penchant for thrill-seeking,” she says. “Some people are drawn to the adrenaline rush of that last-minute sprint to the finish line, while others receive an ego boost from over-scheduling and filling each moment with activity.”

In her book Never Be Late Again: 7 Cures for the Punctually Challenged, DeLonzor says our relationship with time often starts in childhood and becomes an ingrained habit.

“Looking back, you were probably late or early all of your life—it’s part physiological and part psychological,” she says. “Most chronically late people truly dislike being late, but it’s a surprisingly difficult habit to overcome. Telling a late person to be on time is a little like telling a dieter to simply stop eating so much.”

DeLonzor says the majority of people have a combination of late and punctual habits—usually on time, but with a frantic rush at the last minute—but we can all learn from those who are chronically punctual. DeLonzor shares four traits that always on time share:

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fastcompany:

Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?

The short answer: Yes.

Just making an exhaustive list of all the things you need to do isn’t enough to help you actually accomplish them. So, in the hopes of leading a more productive, organized life, we’ve gathered three essential ways to create a better to-do list:

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The best revenge is massive success.
Frank Sinatra (via glamour)
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fastcodesign:

What makes a groundbreaking design idea? It can be something as small a heart monitor or as large as a global plan to re-imagine the world’s food supply chain. Here are 165 of today’s most interesting, intuitive, and creative people, products and companies that are pushing the boundaries in business.

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How do creative geniuses come up with great ideas? They work and edit and rewrite and retry and pull out their genius through sheer force of will and perseverance. They earn the chance to be lucky because they keep showing up.
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fastcompany:

7 Seemingly Harmless Mistakes That Could Cost You A Promotion

These common work habits may seem harmless enough, but they’re actually signs of bigger problems.

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