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Change Settings and Use Little-known Features to Show Your iPhone, Android Device, or Mac Who’s Really Boss

The default settings on our devices aren’t optimal: notifications highjack our attention, things take longer than they should, or the device itself becomes a problem to solve. “Do you have an extra charger?”

Take back control with the in-depth tips you’ll find in the three articles below.

Also, don’t miss our announcement this week, Why We Were the First Publication to Move 100% to Medium Members. In it you’ll learn how our approach ensures you get the world’s most trustworthy writing on human potential and self-improvement.

On to this week’s features.

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How to Create a Zen Experience on Your Android Phone

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“The vast majority of consumers use their phone exactly as it was originally configured. The problem is that this default setup, with built-in apps, non-stop notifications, and constant cries for your attention has nothing to do with productivity or happiness.” Take back control of your phone (and your attention).

Knowing what not to do can be as important as the things that make it on your projects list. Here are three articles about how leaders let go of trivial matters and keep themselves and their teams focused on the real work.

Everything There is to Know About Startup Competition

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Coach.me founder Tony Stubblebine: “Competitors don’t matter.” Learn why, and how you can free yourself from obsessing about what other startups are doing and get to work.

How to Ruthlessly Prioritize When It Hits the Fan

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What do you do when crisis strikes and your team suddenly faces impossible demands? Resort Manager and Leadership Coach Kendra Kinnison helps you triage for the strategies that will make a difference—including some you might not think of yourself.

22 Things Busy People Should Start Outsourcing Now

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If you’re not actually in crisis mode, you can still streamline your life and clear the decks for more important work. Here’s 22 things you can outsource now and reclaim your life, from Coach George Halachev.



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