Brian Trigg

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I retired a millionaire at 30 —but I now know success isn't about money

• <b>Grant Sabatier retired a millionaire at 30 years old.</b>• <b><br>He's found that while financial independence can be freeing, it can get lonely - and he often thinks about what success means.</b>• <b><br>While he was striving for financial independence, success meant reaching that goal. But after achieving it, and writing</b> …

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Southern Shrimp Rolls

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Squeeze lemon halves into a medium saucepan, and place in pan. Add water and bay leaf; bring to a boil over high. Add shrimp, and …

Recipes

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Transform Your Day With This 10-Minute Routine When You First Arrive at the Office

Here's how focusing on the present before moving into the day's goals can change your outlook.<p>The phrase “daily grind” -- meaning a repetitive, tiresome work routine -- may have originated in the mid-1800s, but it’s just as relevant today. Just 33 percent of U.S. workers are engaged in their jobs, …

4 steps to getting anything you want in life

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more …

There Are 4 Types of Managers. One Is More Effective Than the Others

In a utopian corporate world, managers lavish a constant stream of feedback on their direct reports. This is necessary, the thinking goes, because organizations and responsibilities are changing rapidly, requiring employees to constantly upgrade their skills. Indeed, the desire for frequent …

The Most Common Type of Incompetent Leader

A young friend recently remarked that the worst boss he ever had would provide him with feedback that always consisted of “You’re doing a great job.” But they both knew it wasn’t true — the organization was in disarray, turnover was excessive, and customers were not happy. My friend was giving it …

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Legend of Zelda

To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To

One of the best insights on what true productivity means in the 21st century dates back to 1890. In his book <i>The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1</i>, William James wrote a simple statement that’s packed with meaning: “My experience is what I agree to attend to.”<p>Your attention determines the experiences …

How to price cryptocurrencies

Predicting cryptocurrency prices is a fool’s game, yet this fool is about to try. The drivers of a single cryptocurrency’s value are currently too varied and vague to make assessments based on any one point. News is trending up on Bitcoin? Maybe there’s a hack or an API failure that is driving it …

Cryptocurrency

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

How to lose weight fast with one-exercise workouts

Fitness

Stress-Free Email: How to Keep Your Inbox Empty

"We hate email," says productivity expert and former principal Frank Buck, "because every time we check it, someone is adding to our already-crowded …

Productivity

This guy saw his Microsoft coworkers struggle to manage their money, and it gave him the idea for a $150 million app

It was toward the end of the 2000s. Microsoft was making them all a lot of money.<p>But not all of their Microsoft colleagues were great at navigating the complicated world of stock-option vesting schedules, 401(k)s, and all the other stuff that goes into turning money into even more money.<p>That …

The world's most successful hedge fund just made a big change — here's a look inside its unique culture

Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund with $169 billion in assets, just had a big shake-up in leadership.<p>It hired former Apple executive Jon Rubinstein as co-CEO to replace Greg Jensen, who will now function as co-CIO.<p>The move is part of a plan unfolding over the next several years …

Another mortgage crisis might be just around the corner

Bove pointed out that the U.S. government now insures one-fourth of all new residential mortgage loans and purchases one-sixth of all residential mortgage loans issued. Further, government-sponsored enterprises Fannie May, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae own or ensure three-fifths of all current …

Five Signs Your Recruiter Is Not On Your Side

When you get ready to sell your house, you can hire a real estate agent to help you. When you’re buying a house, a real estate agent will look out for your best interests. There is a broker on each side of the transaction, looking out for each party to the sale.<p>It doesn’t work that way in the …

The best full-body fat-loss workout

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Most big-box gyms feature a cluster of machines arranged to provide members …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

9 charts that show a big global slowdown is on its way

Angel Gurria, the OECD's secretary general spoke in Paris on Monday morning, and he reflected the OECD's generally pessimistic tone.<p>"The slowdown in global trade and the continuing weakness in investment are deeply concerning. Robust trade and investment and stronger global growth should go hand in …

40 Ways to Lose Weight When You're Over 40

This is 40. You’re wiser. You know yourself. You’re making strides professionally and possibly reproducing. Then, seemingly overnight, you realize …

Build a successful future with Lean Six Sigma Project Management certifications

The best approach to creating the most efficient and effective business structure involves both Six Sigma and Lean principles.<p>With 37 hours of learning in the new Lean Six Sigma Project Manager Courses & Certifications offer on TNW Deals, you’ll understand concrete processes for increasing …

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

University of Toronto

How to actually work a four-day week

A few years back, I started obsessing over productivity. Things like sleeping more than seven hours or getting up late and getting stuck in traffic seemed like wasted time. These situations could be controlled, but instead they were reducing my productivity.<p>The problem was that I was pretty sure I …

Time Management

Wall Street is just this dumb: “There are traders who are smart, though not many”

We’ve got really good at creating financial products that merely move wealth around. This is capitalism gone amok<p><i>Though the principles of the banking trade may appear somewhat abstruse, the practice is capable of being reduced to strict rules. To depart upon any occasion from these rules, in</i> …

The recession fearmongers might have it dead wrong

The recession fearmongers might be dead wrong.<p>We recently detailed why some economists are spooked about the economy.<p>Harvard professor Larry Summers also noted that the consensus of economists has failed to forecast a recession one year in advance in post-war America. So, once again, we may not …

Avoid These 4 Mistakes During a Job Interview

A job interview is your chance to make a killer first impression and prove to the hiring manager that you’re the best person for the job.<p>But …

Employment