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The 80/20 Rule And How It Can Change Your Life

What is the 80/20 Rule and could it actually make 80% of your work disappear?<p>If you’ve studied business or economics, you’re well familiar with the power of the Pareto Principle.<p><b>The Man Behind The Concept</b><p>Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was born in Italy in 1848. He would go on to become an …

Time Management

10 qualities of people with high emotional intelligence

According to Psychology Today, "Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others." This usually involves:<p>Emotional awareness, which includes the ability to identify your own emotions as well as those of others;<br>• The ability to harness emotions …

Emotional Intelligence

How to use search like a pro: 10 tips and tricks for Google and beyond

Search engines are pretty good at finding what you’re looking for these days, but sometimes they still come up short. For those occasions there are a few little known tricks which come in handy.<p>So here are some tips for better googling (as it’s the most popular search engine) but many will work on …

AdWords

Amazon Coaches Merchants To Sell Smarter

Like many smartphone owners, Chris Boerner, a Seattle-based marketing executive who sells a line of pill holders, checks her phone far more …

eCommerce

9 Secrets Every Salesperson Needs to Know

Effective sales is the single most important factor for a company's success. A company's revenue and size is entirely dependent on the organization's ability to close business and turn leads into clients.<p>Despite working in sales for most of my career, I have met very few sales people.<p>I have met …

10 Things Insanely Healthy People Do Before 9 A.M.

Our alarm goes off and we hit the snooze button. That happens a few more times. Then with no time to waste, we leap out of bed, dash into the shower, fly out of the house wearing a wrinkled shirt and grab a quick coffee on our way to work. Basically, we live every morning as if it were “Groundhog …

Wellness

How Transcendental Meditation Taught Me to Take Risks

Image by John Kelsey<p>Transcendental meditation is having a moment. Everyone from Hugh Jackman to Oprah is an avid fan. Even Wall Street is paying attention, with Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater, the world's largest hedge fund, not only practicing Transcendental Meditation daily, but insisting his …

Meditation

6 Life Changing Tips To Stay Motivated

In order to truly become great and make our dreams into realities we have to cultivate superior levels of consistent motivation. This type of …

Motivation

Too Busy? Try These 7 Tips To Kickstart Your Meditation Routine

Most of us have read about the benefits of starting a mindfulness meditation practice: less stress, more focus, decreased depression and anxiety... …

Meditation

How to Build a Compelling Marketing Plan for Your Startup | Inc.com

This 3-part series is intended to illuminate what goes into developing a superior business plan-one worth funding. I hope that you enjoyed Part I of the series last week. In this installment, we will examine the <b>Marketing and Sales Section</b> of the typical business plan.<p>The <b>Marketing and Sales Section</b> …

Marketing

Science Says Drinking Water Before Meals Can Make You Much Fitter

“Water is the driving force of all nature.” – Leonardo da Vinci<p>If you drink two glasses of water before one or two meals a day, can it help you to …

Truman Capote: 20 best quotes

Leadership

What Warren Buffet, Sir Richard Branson and Elon Musk Know About Success (and You Should Too!)

Since the baseball playoffs just ended, picture this scene. Johnny steps up to the plate. Three pitches thrown, three swings, three strikes -- Johnny's out.<p>What does Johnny's failed at bat have to do with success?<p>Everything, depending on what Johnny does with his failure.<p>How we fail, how we …

Success

5 Superpowers of the Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are superheroes. They strive to solve the world’s problems, inspire social change and improve quality of life. They perform heroic feats with scarce time, limited resources and against all odds. Yet, most entrepreneurs toil …

Entrepreneurship

The 20 habits of eventual millionaires

This is a tacky question. This is sort of a rude question.<p>But this was a question on Quora. 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 is "death …

Self-improvement

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

How to Become a Millionaire Millennial

Tim Sykes turned $12,415 of Bar Mitzvah money into $2 million when he was in college at Tulane University. After starting a hedge fund, Sykes now teaches 5,000 plus students through weekly webinars and newsletters about his trading ways. He is also running a challenge to find the next millionaire …

A sociologist trained to become a tax-avoidance expert — here's what she learned about how the ultra wealthy keep their money

"All the world's a stage" - Shakespeare. Istvan Biro via Wikimedia Commons<p>Shakespeare said that all the world’s a stage, but the sociologist Erving Goffman added that most of the interesting stuff lies behind the scenes, in what he called the “backstage” areas of everyday life.<p>Having spent the past …

Income Inequality

6 Personal Finance Lessons We Wish They Taught In School

Your children aren't going to learn what they need to know about money in school, so it's up to you.<p>Financial literacy is a big problem in the United …

Personal Finance

8 Things No One Tells Guys With Body Image Anxiety

You don't have to look like Magic Mike.<p><i>Body image anxiety and dysmorphia are issues that transcend gender, and not all people experience them the same way. This particular post focuses on body image issues from one man’s point of view.</i><p><b>1. You're not alone.</b><p>Body image anxiety is not an epiphany. It …

How to Make Pushups More Effective | Men's Health

The latter is more difficult, but it’s a true test of strength. And it’s the way <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director thinks every guy should do them.<p>The stop eliminates help from your stretch reflex—or the rubber-band like tendency of a muscle—and forces you to move through a full range of motion. It …

A retired Navy SEAL commander explains 12 traits all effective leaders must have

In his new book, "Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs Lead and Win," cowritten with his former platoon commander, Leif Babin, he and Babin explain the lessons learned in combat that they've taught to corporate clients for the past four years in their leadership-consultancy firm, Echelon …

Fun-Da-Mental

How Russ Perry grew a multiple 6 figure business in 106 days

Shares 587<p><i>Kyle’s note:</i> <i>Russ Perry has built a great businesses with recurring revenue and a big added value to his customers. Russ uses the same</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Exactly How I Make Over $40,000 Per Month Online - Information Products

Out of all the methods that I've outlined in the previous parts of this series <i>(Kindle Publishing, Blogging, Affiliate Marketing)</i>, selling my own …

How the most successful people manage their time

We seek work-life balance but it seems there's never enough time to get it all done.<p>And yet we all know there are people who accomplish a lot more than we do in a day — and they don't have magic powers.<p><b>How do the most successful people manage their time?</b><p>Laura Vanderkam talked to a number of those …

Time Management

9 tricks to motivate yourself to reach your goals

Maybe your boss has set a due date for a project report or your personal trainer is shouting at you while you power through push-ups.<p>But sometimes motivation needs to come from within. Your boss won't always be hovering over you asking for status updates on your project report — you have to make …

Virginia Tech

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …

Success