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Get More Done With the Rule of 3 | The Art of Manliness

Towards the tail end of 2016, my productivity took a big leap forward. The first catalyst was taking a few weeks to diligently track my time, and …

Gilded Cage (Dark Gifts)

<b>MAGIC RULES. WE SERVE.</b> <br>In a darkly fantastical debut set in modern-day Britain, magic users control everything: wealth, politics, power—and you. If …

Summer reading: 76 books to pack for your holiday

History<p><b>West of Eden by Jean Stein</b><br>A selective, sly history of studio-era Hollywood by a film mogul’s daughter. One of the best books ever written about the movies. Jonathan Cape, £20<p><b>The Romanovs by Simon Sebag Montefiore </b>“It was hard to be a tsar,” Montefiore writes at the beginning of this joyful …

Habits of Successful People

If you take a look at the world's most successful people, whether their millionaire investors, established entrepreneurs, or elite athletes chances are they have one major thing in common. Today's most successful individuals tend to be creatures of habit. These are the people that have found …

Facebook says its best managers exhibit these 7 behaviors

"The most important thing is that we choose managers who want to be managers," Lori Goler, Facebook's VP of people, told Business Insider.<p>Facebook is a strength-based organization, she said, and that means that leadership finds what employees excel at and place them in those roles. In order to …

Employee Engagement

The 7-Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

This is your guide to Social Security in 2016

<b>How your Social Security benefit is calculated</b> <br>Unlike many pension plans, which are based on just the top few years of your earnings, Social Security takes your 35 highest-earning years into account when computing your benefit. Each year's income, up to the maximum taxable Social Security wages, is …

17 Time Management Hacks for Entrepreneurs With ADHD

You know the feeling.<p>You try extra hard to pay attention.<p>Be it with a client discussing their needs with you or a slew of emails you have to respond …

ADHD

The 20 best business books of 2015

From a biography of Elon Musk to a look inside Google's management structure and an introduction to behavioral economics, we've picked our favorite business books of 2015.

Self-improvement

Be a better negotiator by following these five steps

The modern framework for negotiation is broken: Most of the prevailing theories see negotiations as battles in which the players act rationally in their own best interests. If you are lucky, this is a battle you might win.<p>But what if you reframed the whole idea, to think of a negotiation not as a …

Management

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

The Next Billion Dollar Startups

Startups that jump out to billion-dollar valuations are so rare they've come to be known as unicorns. We at FORBES, in cooperation with TrueBridge Capital Partners,* went hunting for the next wave of startups that are flying under the radar but getting ready to pop. We surveyed venture firms for …

Venture Capital

Ten Things That I Loved About Armenia

Did you know that Armenia is the world's oldest Christian nation? And that Cher, who was born Cherilyn Sarkisian is half-Armenian? Armenia is usually not the first country that will come into your mind when you're deciding on your next travel destination. It's a mountainous landlocked country- with …

Six Great Solo Travel Destinations

<i>By: Becky Mahan</i><p>Solo travel: you almost certainly know someone who does it, and maybe you've considered it yourself. Whatever your primary travel style, it's worth considering a solo trip at least once in your life. Aside from full-fledged itinerary freedom, traveling "alone" allows you to meet new …

New Zealand

Relax in Under 15 Minutes With a Mindfulness Wearable for Your Brain

Perfectly tapping into the mindfulness moment, Melomind offers a speedy, sensorial experience with a difference<p>Wearable technology and the concept of …

Internet advertising does work — here are 9 of the most effective campaigns of this year to prove it

The average click-through-rate on display ads in the US is just 0.06%, according to Google. But many creative digital marketing campaigns do manage to break the mold.<p>To celebrate digital ad creativity and effectiveness, US trade body the Interactive Advertising Bureau has released its second annual …

Digital Advertising

How to save $1 million for retirement

<i>I want to start a Roth IRA account and build the balance to $1 million. How much do I have to invest to do that? --M.G., California</i><p>I admire your optimism. At a time when many, if not most, investors are fixated on market volatility and worried about losing their shirts should the market melt down …

The 12 countries you must visit - by the man who's seen them all

Put down the Phone & try this Morning Meditation Instead.

If we sit down to meditate first thing in the morning, we experience calm and focus.<p>One of the greatest meditators of all time, <i>Siddhartha Buddha,</i> …

Confucius’ Top 7 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“It is better to play than do nothing.”</i><i>“Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.”</i><i>“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never</i> …

Self-help

The 11 'Dangers' of Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness meditation is a wonderful tool, supported by a growing wealth of evidence which demonstrates the many benefits of the practice. However, …

3 Modern Meditation Techniques That End Stress In 15 Minutes A Day

If you are terrified by the 8 steps to start meditating but really want to try it and figure out what the hype is all about, this article gives you …

Overcoming Fear and Creating a Happy Mind and Life

<b>“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” ~George Addair</b><p>My parents were teenagers when they had their first of three children. I was the …

Positive Thinking

The 5 Commandments of Personal Development

Are you drowning under the sea of information on personal development? You wonder what you should really focus on in order to get results?<p>It is while …

Motivation

5 Traits of True Leaders | The Art of Manliness

We all lead at some point in our life. We serve as leaders in our jobs, in our communities, and in our families. For many, being a leader means …

18 Ways To Stay Motivated To Exercise And Lose Weight

By Jason Fitzgerald,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1ISDNvb<p>Exercise doesn’t always go as planned. There will be days (and maybe even weeks) when you …

How To: Develop 5 Positive Traits for Happiness

Your happiness is, above all other things, your most important asset. Truly happy people are more successful in their career pursuits, have better …

Happiness

15 Simple Ways to Live a Happy Life

"Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence."<p>Aristotle said this more than 2,000 years ago. And it still holds true today. What is the true purpose of life, if not to live a happy life until we die?<p>Happiness is one of the most sought-after goals in …

Happiness

What You Need to Do Before Quitting Your Day Job

You're ready to dump your 9-to-5. Do this before leaping.<p>When a mentor asked Microsoft software engineer Steve Fernholz how much money it would take for him to quit his day job, he had a ready answer: $100,000. She wrote him a check on the spot for $25,000, which was enough. He left his job to work …

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