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Bad Habits That Can Wreck Your Career

Our blog contains some great advice for people embarking on a new career or finding the perfect job. But, knowing what you want from a career can …

Invest Or Pay Down Debt?

Should you invest in the market or pay down debt?<p>Everyone has different circumstances, but there are some common variables to examine, including:<p>Expected return on investments<p>Number of years to retirement<p>Interest rates on debts<p>Tax benefits associated with your debt<p>Tax benefits associated with …

Personal Finance

A founder of a $100 million business shares his best advice on finding success as an entrepreneur

"I get pride in seeing people creating great stuff whatever their area is," he says.<p>As the former designer at famed innovation firm IDEO, Chapin definitely got to see his fair share of dreams turn into reality.<p>Yet, after having worked on big projects, Chapin was ready to tackle his own passion …

Are you on track for retirement? Do the math

What should I have for dinner tonight? What movie should we go see? Where should we go on vacation this year? Many questions in life are relatively easy to answer. But if you’re wondering, “Am I on track for retirement?” it may quickly turn into a frustrating exercise.<p>To know the answer, you also …

Here's the secret to organizing your garage: Use the walls — and ceiling

It's the Bermuda Triangle of organization, the place household clutter goes to die: The garage.<p>If your garage is anything like ours, it's jammed with plastic storage bins that you purchased with great enthusiasm. Sadly, stuffing junk into boxes only gets us so far, according to organizational …

10 Money Management Moves To Make In Just Minutes Per Day

There is a hunger and a need for more financial education among women. According to a survey on women and money by Fidelity Investments, 92% of women (ages 18-69+) wanted to learn more about financial planning, but less than half (47%) felt comfortable discussing money and investing with a …

Employment

Monster $20,000 50KG Liquid-Cooled Gaming PC Unveiled

The Computex trade show in Taiwan is filled with the weird and wonderful when it comes to all things PC gaming-related, but every now and then you can spot something fantastic. This year, one of the stars of the show was a PC from a company I’ve featured several times – UK-based Overclockers UK, …

6 research-backed secrets to permanently changing your habits

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can be hard.<p>In fact, research shows it takes an average of 66 days to build a new good habit.<p>From Oliver Burkeman's Help! How to be slightly happier and …

15 Cool Things You Can Do On The Internet For Free

The Internet is full of free things If you know the right place. You can learn anything on the internet free from seeing and reading. Today in this …

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most importantly, what makes them so successful and productive.<p><i>"Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private</i> …

The Definitive Guide For Making The Right Career Move

Thinking of changing careers? You’re not alone.<p>More now than ever, people aren’t just changing jobs, they’re changing careers. Thinking of leaving your job to start your own business? You too, are in good company. The rate of MBA grads showing a preference for going into a startup is higher than …

Employment

20 Slack Communities For Tech Entrepreneurs You Want To Be A Part Of

Slack, just a 2-year-old messaging platform, is raising $200 million at nearly a $4 billion valuation led by Thrive Capital, reports Business Insider. Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.<p>While Slack is originally …

Startups

10 Things that Struggling Entrepreneurs Are Doing Totally Wrong

I've watched a lot of entrepreneurs do brilliant things. And I've watched some entrepreneurs do completely stupid things.<p>I've detected some patterns. The consensus here is that there's no single difference that separates the losers from the winners. But there are several things that they do …

Top Travel Websites For Planning Your Next Adventure

Technology’s effects on the travel industry are widespread, with innovation signaling the dawn of a new age of travel products and services after the birth of the Internet and modern-communication systems. Not only has the industry itself benefited from recent technological advancements such as …

Tourism

4 Blocks That Stand Between You and Your Success

<b>Success is your birthright.</b><p>Whether it's success in your career, your personal life, or both... it truly is your birthright. Success is yours to have, and to experience. But the truth is, many people fail to reach their desired level of success because they run into blocks that prevent them from …

Ten Things Never To Do On A Job Interview

If you want to try an advanced job-interview technique, here are instructions for spinning the table to get your hiring manager off the interview script and dig into his or her Business Pain, instead.<p>Whether or not you try this advanced technique, there are certain things it’s never a good idea to …

Entrepreneurs Need To Jump Into The Exploding Fitness Industry

If you’re like most people, after work today you will spend a couple hours binging on <i>House of Cards</i>. On the way home, you’ll check your phone four or five times. Afterwards, maybe you’ll pull out your iPad and read. Sometimes you’ll work an extra hour or two at home on your laptop before bed.<p>For …

7 Smart Ways To Invest $1,000

You’d like to learn how to invest $1,000.<p><i>Is this possible?</i><p>After all, don’t many financial advisers have investing minimums? What if you’re new to investing? Where do you start?<p>Yes, there <i>are</i> places you can invest $1,000. And, some of them are pretty nifty, as well.<p>But, it’s not enough to know some …

Retirement

8 Clear Signs of a Successful Life That Have Nothing to Do With Money or Fame

If you're not careful you can end up chasing the wrong goals for the wrong reasons.<p>Oftentimes peoples goals are associated with making money or achieving a high level of status.<p>While there's nothing wrong with wanting either of the above, you can be lead astray by chasing after them.<p>If money and …

10 At-home Workouts You Can Do With 1 Kettlebell

Kettlebells are great for making your workout routines more challenging and creative. Kettlebells offer unique advantages over dumbbells, because the …

Exercise

16 Fun, Escapist Books To Get Your Mind off This Crazy Election Year

Yeesh, this is a scary, weird year to be living on planet Earth. And we haven’t gotten those danged off-world colonies set up yet, for some reason. …

Books

Beyond time management: Why we really procrastinate and how to finally stop

I’ve read all the articles and listened to all the podcasts about procrastination. I’ve tried all the tricks—including literally trying to trick …

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

21 Scary Things Big Data Knows About You

What does big data know about <i>you</i>?<p>Quite a lot.<p>Every time we use a computer, access our phones, or open an app on a tablet, we’re leaving a digital trail. Most people are vaguely aware that Google knows what they’ve searched for, or that Facebook knows who their friends are, but it goes much, much …

Angry Birds

Generation Y, Curling or Maybe: what the world calls millennials

They are Generation Curling in Sweden, Generation Serious in Norway, and even Generation John Paul II in Poland. The Chinese call them <i>ken lao zu,</i> or “the generation that eats the old”, and the Japanese have a term scolding them for not giving undivided attention to anything: <i>nagara-zoku</i>, “the people …

Demographics

You Don't Have a Procrastination Problem, You Have an Impulsivity Problem

Procrastination is like bad signal or crappy Wi-Fi. Everyone deals with it, but most of us don’t understand how it works. Here’s the key: It’s not …

Procrastination

What to Eat Before and After a Workout

Chris Gallo<p>Before: Whole Wheat Toast with Sliced Banana and Cinnamon<p>When it comes to gearing up for workout, carbs are your gym BFF. The key is to …

Harvard Goes To The Himalayas – Monks With ‘Superhuman’ Abilities Show Scientists What We Can All Do

It’s fascinating to consider just how many ancient teachings tell us that humans have the capacity to gain extraordinary powers through various …

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …