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Science Says Only 8 Percent of People Actually Achieve Their Goals. Here Are 7 Things They Do Differently

Most of the time, it comes down to simple habits to keep us accountable.<p>According to the University of Scranton, a whopping 92 percent of people who set New Year's goals never actually achieve them. You can count me in that group. Failing to meet goals is pretty frustrating and can set you …

Here's What You Need to Be Wealthy and Wildly Successful, According to Elon Musk's Ex-Wife

There's much more to Elon Musk than you might think, according to his ex-wife Justine Musk.<p>Business titans and industry leaders can be too distant, too famous, or too busy to ever give you one-on-one advice.<p>If you want to understand someone and use their wisdom to craft your own path to success, …

This 1 Habit Will Make Your Sunday Less Stressful, And Your Monday More Productive

That's not such a difficult habit, is it?<p>People who don't make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what <i>isn't</i> working.<p>Instead, unproductive (and often times stressed-out and unhappy) people stay caught in a vicious cycle of always looking to the …

This Is the Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipe on Pinterest

I don't care what season it is: winter, summer, spring, or fall — there's always a good reason to bust out your slow cooker. There is nothing better …

Cooking

4 Nighttime Habits That Will Keep You More Rested, Motivated, and Productive (and They Only Take 5 Minutes)

Neglecting your nighttime habits leaves a lot of success and growth on the table.<p>You've had a long and hopefully productive day. You're ready to unwind and relax until you fall asleep at some point.<p>However, doing that is leaving a lot of potential growth on the table, along with quality sleep. …

Why Pursuing Happiness Is Making Us Miserable

Companies like Facebook are flooding our minds with dopamine. However, there’s a big difference between contentment and happiness.<p>If you wonder if …

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

The 87-year-old chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway once gave us a breakthrough principle of taking charge of one's life. Let's revisit it.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest …

After Studying the Lives of 724 Men for 79 Years, Harvard Reveals the 1 Biggest Secret to Success and Happiness

Want to improve your success in life and business? The results of this study will show you how.<p>Have you ever wondered what it takes to live the good life? Have you ever wondered what the secret to success and happiness is? Harvard researchers seem to have an answer in a 79-year-old study.<p>After …

What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility for Your Life

Leave yourself "no outlet."<p>Four realities exist.<p>The first is that indecision is potentially your greatest threat. The second is that most people are "drifting," which means they haven't taken command of their mind or their life. Drifting is when you let external circumstances determine where you go …

The Biggest Money Mistakes We Make—Decade by Decade

Our financial errors vary by age. Here’s a look at what we get wrong and how to do better.<p>Our relationship to money changes as we get older. So do the mistakes that we make with it.<p>Every new stage of life brings new financial strategies we need to follow. And at every stage we find new ways not to …

Retirement

9 things successful people do when they meet someone for the first time

Preparing for meetings is critical, whether you're having them internally or doing a deal with a critical partner. It's no less important to prepare for a first meeting with anyone.<p>You never know in advance the roles you and people you meet will play in each other's lives. Research suggests that …

Success

A UPenn psychologist says 'grit' is key to success in life — here's how to become a grittier person

Your agreement or disagreement with 10 statements, including "I often set a goal but later choose to pursue a different one" and "I have overcome setbacks to conquer an important challenge," produces a total grit score, which reveals how much passion and perseverance you typically display. (You can …

Self-improvement

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Emotional Intelligence

This 1 Trick Can Help You Stay Focused

Here’s a question for you: Do you control your day or do you simply react to it? Or to put it another way—how often do you feel like all you did was …

10 Small Things People Always Overlook Which Actually Matter To Success

The quality of your life comes down to the quality of your habits. No success can happen overnight though it sometimes seems so. Every success is …

Motivation

10 Ways Your Boss Lied and Cheated to Get to Where He Is Now

These slightly weasel-y moves could supercharge your career ascent<p>Nice guys finish . . . well, maybe not <i>last</i>. But probably several rungs below C-level executives.<p>That doesn’t mean most CEOs are bad people. But when you approach the peak of any corporate mountain, the competition grows fierce and …

5 Steps to Rock Your Life and Live Your Truth

I just sat on my couch and cried.<p>And despite my previous relationship of self-pity and victimhood with crying, these were not those kind of tears. They were actually tears of joy.<p>Tears of complete and utter joy streaming down my face as I said over and over again, "Thank you." Chills coursing up …