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7 Things You Have to Stop Believing to Live a Successful Life On Your Own Terms

Since the mind drives the body, it’s the way we think that ultimately makes the dreams we dream possible or impossible. Our reality is almost …

Mind

50 Tax Deductions You Didn't Know About

From home renovation deductions to hobby expenses.<p>Tax deductions reduce your taxable income by accounting for expenses you’ve incurred. The IRS …

Personal Finance

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people bury themselves in books. They commit to self-education long after they've finished college or any formal education.<p>To help make 2016 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old …

Making a connection in telecom

<b>The gig:</b> As senior vice president of the Southwest region for T-Mobile, Sam Sindha oversees a large area that includes Southern California, Bakersfield, Las Vegas, Arizona, El Paso and New Mexico. He directly manages about 4,400 employees and is responsible for all aspects of sales and operations …

14 insights about getting rich, from a 90-year-old book on wealth that's still relevant today

Nearly a century ago, George S. Clason boiled down what it takes to get rich in his 1926 personal finance classic "The Richest Man in Babylon." — and the steps are surprisingly simple.<p>He articulates the steps through a collection of amusing parables based in the wealthiest city of the ancient …

Rayani Air: Five things about Malaysia's Islamic airline

<b>Billing itself as Malaysia's first Islamic airline, Rayani Air took to the skies this week offering passengers halal food and no alcohol on board its maiden flight. Here are five things to note about the new airline.</b><p>1. It says it is sharia compliant<p>This means it follows Islamic law. Besides its …

Jewish Extremists’ Attacks Rattle Christians in Holy Land

Nazareth, Israel<p>Assaults on churches by right-wing Jews, a new phenomenon, raise concern about movement’s increasingly aggressive tactics.<p>Father Matthias Karl hoped to begin rebuilding his shattered church complex on the shores of the Sea of Galilee after Christmas.<p>But following an arson attack six …

7 steps to get rich, from a 90-year-old book on wealth that's still relevant today

The "secret" to getting rich is not much of a secret at all.<p>"It is practical. That which one man knows can be taught to others," George S. Clason writes in his 1926 personal finance classic "The Richest Man in Babylon."<p>Clason's collection of parables, based in the ancient city of Babylon, starts …

5 sneaky ways to uncover the truth about work-life balance in a job interview

The problem is, it's hard to know before you actually start working in any given job how much work-life balance it offers.<p>Of course, you can outright ask the interviewer about it — but there's no guarantee they'll be completely honest, says Matt Mickiewicz, cofounder of Hired, a site for finding …

The 20 Habits of Eventual Millionaires

This is the wrong question. It's upside down.<p>This is a tacky question. This is sort of a rude question.<p>Actually, the question was a bit worse. It was "I'm in my 20s - can someone in their 40s tell me what I need to do to become a financial success?"<p>Maybe don't look for shortcuts. Too many shortcuts …

The Jack Dorsey Productivity Secret That Enables Him To Run Two Companies At Once

Jack Dorsey was named CEO (again) of Twitter last week, and he’ll continue to hold the same title at pre-IPO Square.<p>How can Dorsey run <i>two</i> companies when most of us struggle to keep up with one job? What’s his secret to getting it all done?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 billionaires, millionaires …

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These 10 tech companies give the best job interviews

To get to that land of plenty, employees often have to endure a series of brutal job interviews.<p>But it turns out some tech companies don't put their prospective employees through the wringer when trying to hire.<p>In the latest survey from job hunting site Glassdoor, they've uncovered the 10 tech …

This cool tool lets you find out which 'secret' hotel you're booking at a discount

The great thing about last minute hotel booking sites and discount platforms like Lastminute, Hotwire and Expedia is that you can get rock-bottom prices for hotels with good reputations. The only problem is that you have to leave the booking somewhat to fate — great deals often require that you …

Five Ways To Make Your Resume Ten Times Stronger

You can make your resume stand out easily, because most resumes are horrifying. They are bland and boring and they make vibrant, cool people sound dull and ordinary.<p>That’s because the standard resume format, full of jargon and boring business language, sucks the juice out of even the juiciest and …

Five Things Never To Say In A Job Interview

Once in a while you’ll have a horrible job interview where you’re thinking “I could never do this job if they offered it to me, so why am I sitting here?” You have to decide for yourself whether to stay in a situation like that, or politely excuse yourself and leave.<p>There is a polite way to leave a …

11 Tools for Productive Individuals

There are hundreds of thousands of productivity tools to choose from. Auditing each of them is the hardest part of the selection process.<p>Just …

How I built a seven-figure business without employees

There is a lot to be said for those rare few that possess the ability to create huge companies with hundreds or thousands of employees that are all just ecstatic to be at work. It is exceptionally difficult and equally as impressive, which is why they end up taking up space on the front page of a …

Awesome airline travel hacks you can start using today

Air travel can be a stressful endeavor. From long lines and frustrating logistics to uncomfortable seats and disappointing food, even a 3-hour plane …

Startup Success Kit: 7 Top Apps for Starting a Small Business

<b>Publisher Channel Content by</b> GetApp.com<p>If you’re starting a new venture the last thing you want to worry about is investing time and resources in …

As on-demand drivers become scarce, Uber holds all the cards

From where I am right now, in a southward neighborhood of San Francisco, I can order practically anything from my phone to be delivered to my house at nearly any time of day.<p>Groceries? Absolutely. Ramen? Sure. Laundry Service? Why not. Postal Service? Yes. Flowers? Within the hour. Booze? Glad you …

VMware was surprised to find out that its biggest rival, Cisco, owned 5% of its company

In one corner, VMware had its huge customer conference, VMworld, where over 23,000 people descended on San Francisco. One thing they heard: how VMware plans to unseat Cisco as king of the network industry.<p>In the other corner, Cisco had its huge Global Sales Experience expo in Las Vegas where it …

Taiwanese Teens Are Now Rocking 7-Eleven Plastic Bags as Clothes

There’s a new fashion trend happening in Taiwan at the moment. And it’s complete trash. Literally.<p>As pointed out by <i>The Daily Mail</i>, many Taiwanese men …

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10 travel apps that will make you feel like a local

From sleeping in a local's apartment to getting them to cook you a meal there, these 10 apps will turn you into an insider anywhere you go.

Six maxims for structuring a legally sound startup

Starting a business is challenging, especially for new entrepreneurs. But a few simple maxims can help any startup set down legally sound foundations to support future growth.<p><b>1. Know your responsibilities.</b> Before starting a new venture, entrepreneurs should ascertain their duties to current and …

5 Must-Read Personal Development Books From 2014

Whether you read a book a week or only a few a year, these five beauties, have to be at the top of your reading list.<p>Checkout <b>The 5 Must Read Personal</b> …

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