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Melissa Chu helps people get productive and develop good work habits. You can download the free guide on how to set and achieve your goals.

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6 Reasons Why Smart, Hardworking People Aren’t Always Successful

Did you ever look at someone and think, “Wow, this person’s going to do great things someday.” The person stood out amongst his or her peers. She got straight A’s on her report and was praised by all her teachers. … r

5 Great Energy-Boosting Alternatives to Coffee

What if it’s late in the day and you still crave that much-needed energy boost, minus the caffeine crash? Here are 5 alternatives you should try the next time you need a lift: r

5 Situations When You Should Say “Thank You” (and mean it)

In fact, I realized that instead of thanking the people in my life, I often came up with reasons, excuses, or silence. But simply saying the words “thank you” is much more meaningful than anything else. r

5 Habits That Keep You From Making The Most Of Your Time

Unfortunately, in an effort to get as much done as possible, it can be too easy to resort to counterproductive tactics that actually get in the way of completing your work. So, see if you’re using any of these 5 habits that actually make you less productive: r

7 Positive Ways to Deal with Regret

If you’re like me, each year you count down how many months it is until your birthday. Another year means you’re another year older. While that’s a cause for celebration, it also means reflecting back on what you’ve done in your life. r

12 Things You Should Do This Holiday Season

the holidays can also be a difficult time, serving as a reminder of solitude, hardships and anxiety about what the new year will bring. I’ve been through all of these thoughts – so if you feel the same way, you’re not alone. r