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Devialet's Phantom Gold wireless speaker literally blew us away

I've heard incredible things about Devialet's Phantom wireless speaker, but I was not prepared to experience the even more powerful Phantom Gold.<p>The …

The one trait all successful people have in common

Now...<p>When looking at some of the world's thought leaders, people who have redefined industries, those that grab hold of a market and shake it until it sways to the beat of their own drum, I've noticed a trend.<p>This is a trend I have also witnessed specifically in three of my mentors, Ron Gibori, …

Self-improvement

The 20 most popular TED Talks of all time

Since its founding in 1984, the TED nonprofit has hosted thousands of short speeches around the world on technology, entertainment, and design.<p>It began posting video of the presentations online in 2006, and there are now more than 2,100 TED Talks that have been viewed well over a billion …

Public Speaking

Can One Simple Exercise Really Improve Your Self-Esteem?

By Christine Medina<p>It was Christmas Eve when I was first came across Jennice Vilhauer’s 30 Days to better self-esteem exercise on her Psychology …

Self-help

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Productivity

6 Things Great Leaders Do Differently

Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you're working for one, but even they can have a hard time articulating what it is that makes their leadership so effective.<p>It was recently rumored that Starbucks' CEO Howard Schultz would run for …

7 extremely wealthy people who choose to live frugally

A handful of frugal billionaires appear on our list of the richest people on earth, and each one has his own penny-pinching habits.<p>From eating lunch in the office cafeteria with their employees to residing in homes worth a fraction of their wealth, these seven self-made billionaires — many of whom …

Ingvar Kamprad

9 quotes from Mark Zuckerberg's first interview when he was 20 years old

In June 2004, four months after "TheFacebook.com" launched, Harvard's student newspaper, The Crimson, did a profile of creator Mark Zuckerberg.<p>He had just turned 20.<p>Years before he would become one of the wealthiest people in the world, Zuckerberg gave the interview while packing up his belongings …

Mark Zuckerberg

Want to Be Happy and Successful? Science Says Do These 7 Things

Working harder and longer hours won't make you more successful. Being happy will. Here's how.<p>Why do we work so hard and get so little in return? Sure, we may be paid well for the work we do, and we may enjoy our co-workers and the work itself. But for most of us, we work harder and longer hours …

Happiness

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

Self-improvement

20 Les Brown Quotes To Inspire You To Create Your Own Reality

Quite frankly, I'm not a big follower of Les Brown. But I always recognize his voice whenever I'm catching up a on motivational video on YouTube.His …

Motivation

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

European Travel

Are You a Boss or a Leader? 7 Ways to Tell

“You’re not the boss of me!” That was the phrase my younger sister would frequently yell at me during our youth when I was being the domineering big …

Leadership

12 Life Lessons To Teach Your Kids That Might Make Them Billionaires Someday

Even the best MBA programs teach you how to go to work for that guy rather than be that guy.<p><i>What are good ways to prepare my kids to become billionaires? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Charles Tips, venture entrepreneur, on Quora:</b><p>I once had a venture …

Successful people do these things in the first 10 minutes at work

Here's how to start your workday the right way.Shutterstock<p>How you handle the first 10 minutes of your workday can largely determine how productive and effective you'll be the rest of the day.<p>"Getting off on the right foot isn't just important with relationships. It's important with the start of …

Productivity

How to Double Your Salary in Less Than a Year--Guaranteed

Want to make more money? Here is a guide to doubling your income in the next 12 months.<p>Many people would love to double their salary but feel it is almost impossible. That's why when they come across an article with such a promising title, such as this, they disregard the information presented, …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

Creativity

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Nebulas

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness

Mental toughness is a huge indicator of success. Here's how to know if you've got it.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to …

Emotional Intelligence

How a Real Leader Runs a Company Meeting

If your employees dread your meetings, you're doing something wrong. Here's how to make a meeting useful and productive for everyone.<p>Meetings are the most dreaded part of office life. Too often, they feel aimless and unproductive, and can quickly sap employee morale. But it doesn’t have to be that …

Leadership

The Four Best Productivity Tricks I Learned At Google

A two-year tenure at Google gave a team of people the productivity skills to start their own venture.<p>When Google acquired the online photo editor Picnik in 2010, CMO Lisa Conquergood and the rest of the Picnik team went, too. They worked on the site until Google narrowed its focus and closed Picnik …