Davy Crockett is an American folk hero of mythic proportions, and was greatly popularised during the '50s and '60s thanks to Disney's TV miniseries and major motion pictures. But Crockett was a very real person in history, and he had a lot of wisdom to share.
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Regardless of what you think about the current U.S. president, the position itself has traditionally been viewed as an extremely important one on the global stage; the U.S. president is considered one the most powerful people in the world because of the country's global influence. It's a busy and high-pressure job so being productive is paramount. With that said, here are ten of our favourite productivity tips from former U.S. presidents.
Alan Turing is one of history's first computer scientists. Not only was he a mathematician, logician, and cryptanalyst, he was also one of the most influential figures in the modelling of the first computer. You don't accomplish all that without some clever productivity tricks.
As the founder of The Walt Disney Company, Disney produced blockbuster movies and immersive theme parks the world had never seen before. Although Walt Disney had a darker side to his reputation, there's a lot anyone can learn from his career. Here are some lessons from his success.
Carl Sagan is a well-known astronomer, cosmologist, author and science communicator, and original host of the show Cosmos. His views on science and general living are simultaneously inspirational and galvanising. Let's take a look at just a few of his ideas that are useful for all of us.
Muhammad Ali is certainly best known as a boxer, but he's also an incredibly productive, inspirational person. He's done a lot in his life, so let's take a look at some of his best tips for gettings things done and enjoying life.
Regardless of how you feel about Apple, Steve Jobs was an incredibly prolific CEO who was more than just the face of the company. Before his death in 2011, he managed to provide a unique workplace lauded for its productivity. Let's take a look at just a few of the ways he did it.
Susan Sontag was a woman of many hats. She was a writer, critic, filmmaker, and a teacher. She achieved a lot before she died in 2004. Let's take a look at how she did it all.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States and a five star general during World War II. He won his first presidential election by a landslide, built the interstate highway system, and created NASA. Clearly, he was pretty productive. Let's take a look at a few of his best tricks for getting all that done.
Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and the only woman to win it in two different fields. She coined the term radioactivity, discovered radium (which eventually killed her), and managed to get things done regardless of the fact that the scientific world didn't always take her seriously. Here's how she did it.
Jack Kirby, often called the "King of Comics" was a self-taught artist who eventually became one of the comics world's most prolific creators. From Captain America to the Fantastic Four, Kirby is partially responsible for much of the Marvel Universe. To celebrate Kirby's birthday thisweek, here are a few lessons we can learn from how he got things done.