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9 ways to be more persuasive every day, backed by research

Think about all the extremely successful people you know. I guarantee they're incredibly good at selling themselves, selling their ideas — in short, they're incredibly good at persuading other people.<p>Maybe that's because selling is the one skill everyone needs to be successful?<p>But being persuasive …

Self-improvement

Micro-investing app Stash raises $25 million Series B

Stash, a mobile application that aims to make investing easier for those who aren’t as financially experienced, has raised $25 million in Series B funding, the company announced today. The round, which follows the startup’s $9.25 million Series A just this August, was led by prior investor Valar …

Investing

This simple exercise can help you achieve your goals in 2016

I failed. Miserably. In the past 12 months, I've been berated by more than one close friend for failing to return phone calls, forgetting birthdays, and flaking on dinner plans.<p>Where did I go wrong? And why do more than eight in 10 well-intentioned people fail to achieve their New Year's …

Johnson & Johnson

Where 5 Smart Investors Are Putting Their Money in 2016

<b>By Joshua Brown</b><p>Photographs by Reed Young for Fortune<p>December 9, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT<p><b>The global economy may be growing, but that doesn’t mean smooth</b> …

Stock Markets

Reignite Your Prayer Life

How’s your prayer life?<p>Hardly any question — unless perhaps if someone asks about your evangelistic efforts — can cause more chin-dropping, …

30 Ways to Increase Your Take-Home Income

<i>By Caroline Banton, Contributor</i><p>A sudden promotion or raise might seem unlikely, but there are many ways to boost your paycheck that you might not have considered. Read on to discover 30 ways to increase your take-home income -- some of these might even improve your quality of life at the same …

Personal Finance

Business And Leadership Quotes That Inspire Me

<b></b><b><br>These quotes truly inspire me</b>:<b></b><br>“The three common characteristics of best companies -- they care, they have fun, they have high performance …

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Self-improvement

The Latest Science on Protein and Muscle Building

<b></b>The Latest Science on Protein and Muscle BuildingThose protein guidelines you’ve been following? Throw them on the scrap heap along with the …

Nutrition

How This Former College Athlete Got Her Body Back After Having Two Babies | Women's Health

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Shortly after reaching 165 pounds, I got pregnant with my second baby and I put on more weight. Then, while I was still …

5 signs you’re eating too little for your workout

Since the early 1970s the number of female athletes has grown by a whopping 560 percent among high school students and nearly one thousand percent among college students. This is fantastic news, of course: Athletics can lead to lifelong benefits in terms of girls’ (and women’s) health and …

Wellness

How to pack on muscle with eccentric exercise

If you're the typical gym-going dude, there's a pretty good chance you've heard the term "eccentric exercise" tossed around. Sounds like a fancy …

The Workout to Get Arms Like Vin Diesel

<b>The Workout to Get Arms Like Vin Diesel</b>How It WorksThe longer the muscles spend working while tensed, the better they adapt to the workload by …

Vin Diesel

Drawing Closer to God - By Elder Terence M. Vinson

Our six-year-old grandson, Oli, who affectionately calls me “Poppy,” had to get something from the car. His dad stood inside the house and, without …

5 habits that helped turn ordinary people into self-made millionaires

Habits save the brain work and conserve brain fuel. There is very little processing power involved with respect to habits.<p>So what does that have to do with being rich? I studied 177 self-made millionaires and uncovered certain unique good habits that made it possible for them to automatically …

Motivation

11 Differences between the Middle Class and the Wealthy

When I was in college, my grandfather gave me a book to read, titled The Richest Man in Babylon. And he told me that if I read it and lived by it, I …

12 books on every aspect of launching and running a business

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By Firas Kittaneh, Entrepreneur<p>To expand …

Self-improvement