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17 Brilliantly Inspirational Quotes That Will Help Guide You Through Your Week

Let's face it, there are times when work is just plain stressful and overwhelming. These brilliant and inspiring words of wisdom will help you get through the tough times.<p>All of us feel anxiety and stress on the job when we are pressured to do something outside of our comfort zone -- that moment …

Motivation

Tell me what you say ‘yes’ to, and I’ll tell you who you are

“The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say no to almost everything.”  —  Warren …

Self-improvement

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

Why You Need To Make Your Own Rules (The Ultimate Productivity Hack)

Two prime ministers are sitting in a room discussing affairs of state. Suddenly a man bursts in, furiously shouting and banging his fist on the desk. The resident prime minister admonishes him: “Peter,” he says, “please remember Rule No. 6,” whereupon Peter is instantly restored to complete calm, …

Productivity

Experts Reveal The 6 Habits That'll Make Your Life So Much Easier When You're Stressed AF

A friend of mine recently posted an SOS on Facebook asking if anyone knew where she could get her money back on this thing called "adulting." My …

Accelerate your learning curve with these 5 practical tips

Have you seen those articles with headlines that promise the impossible?<p>“1000X your personal growth!”<br>• “Change your life in 10 seconds!”<br>• “Learn …

Self-improvement

How one retired Millennial made more than $60,000 in passive income last year

You can take the woman out of work, but you can’t take the work out of the woman. At least, that’s the case for J.P. Livingston, who retired at age …

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Want to Be More Productive? You're Probably Managing the Wrong Thing

Don't manage your time. Manage the root cause.<p>Usually, when we think of being more productive we think we should force ourselves to be more focused and stop wasting time...buying that timer and cracking down with some work sprints. While these tactics can work, it doesn't get to the heart of the …

Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

This is what Steve Jobs did to get the best feedback from employees

No one likes telling the boss bad news, but when you’re a manager, your success depends on knowing what your employees know and think. You cannot be …

How to achieve your 10-year plan in the next 6 months

How much time does something really take to accomplish?<p>Before answering that question, a better question is: <b>How much time do you actually have</b>?<p>Once …

Billionaire Ray Dalio shares a simple 5-step formula for new graduates (or anyone) to succeed

When Ray Dalio was 26 years old, he launched a company called Bridgewater Associates from his two-bedroom apartment in New York City. Over decades, …

The Most Successful People Use These Odd Rituals to Get Ahead

Intense rituals distinguish amateurs from professionals.<p><i>What is the purpose of doing rituals? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic Therapeutic, Inc.,</b> …

19 Things That Rich People Never, Ever Do

Check out these tried-and-true tactics rich people employ to get their pile of cash—and, more importantly, what they don’t do.<p>If you want to be rich, …

8 books that teach you to be rich

What’s your money strategy? Do you even have one?<p>If not, it’s not uncommon. Until two years ago, I didn’t have a financial plan, whatsoever.<p>Even …

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.<p>Is that really the best career guidance?<p>People often take this sort of …

Why You Should be Reading Books Every Day, According to Science

It's a habit that's beneficial on several levels.<p>According to the Pew Research Center, more than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults have not read even part of a book within the past year. It's a shame considering that researchers have found reading is beneficial in many ways.<p>1. Reading …

Pew Research Center

The 1 Most Important Thing To Be Successful: Simple, though not always easy

“What belief, behaviour, or habit has most improved your life? And what two things do you think makes people so successful?”<p>Bud, I don’t even have to …

Self-improvement

31-year-old self-made millionaire reveals the simple formula to his success

According to self-made millionaire Timothy Kim, you don't need to be intelligent in order to be wealthy. Instead, he says you just need to learn what …

The Secret to Becoming a Peak Performance Leader

The biggest difference between you and elite entrepreneurs is they plan better.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Consider peak performance idols like Tony Robbins and Tim Ferriss. They accomplish more in a week than most do in a year, yet they have plenty of time to stay …

Productivity

You'll Need 6 Super Important Skills to Succeed as a Leader in the Age of Machines, Says Research

This new study produced as a collaboration between DDI, The Conference Board, and EY, clues us in to what's keeping executives up at night.<p>If you've ever wondered what truly worries today's C-level executives, look no further than the Global Leadership Forecast 2018, a massive study produced as a …

The single piece of advice that changed the course of my career

When I started my last corporate job, I asked experienced co-workers for advice and best-practices, and most of them told me something like: “Try to …

Careers

Yale has made its most popular class available online for free

“Students want to change, to be happier themselves, and to change the culture here on campus,” she said. "If we see good habits, things like students …

Self-improvement

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Navigating the job search as a candidate can feel pretty opaque. From your perspective, it's difficult to identify which skills you should …

Employment

Starting a new job soon? The tip that changed my life

<b>Here’s a tip that my mentor told me a few years ago before I started my most recent role and it CHANGED. MY. LIFE.</b><p><b>I report to the CEO</b> of the company …

Employment

Track Your Time for 30 Days. What You Learn Might Surprise You.

It’s hard to know if we’re really making efficient use of our time. It seems like we’re working hard — and we’re certainly stressed out. But are we spending our time on the right things? That’s the question I set out to solve at the start of this year. I was feeling overwhelmed after spending the …

Time Management

21 Time Management Hacks Successful People Do Daily

Learn these secrets to managing your time effectively.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>No matter what your industry, passion or trade is, your success largely will be determined by how well you stay on top of your to-do list. Time management always has been an ingredient for success …

Time Management

Paris is a city that a lot of tourists do wrong—here’s how to get it right

There is perhaps no city more idealized, and more written about, than Paris. And yet, for tourists and travelers embarking on their first visit, there is also no city that’s easier to get wrong.<p>The Louvre, Ladurée, Champ de Mars, the Eiffel Tower—newcomers are often torn between all the sights to …