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The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

Skipping the Gym Won't Be an Option After Reading These 50 Inspirational Quotes

We all need a little motivation to slip on our sports bras and sneakers every once in a while. For times like those, bookmark this page for instant inspiration.

Fitness

Want to Run a Successful Business? Start by Investing in Personal Development

If you're in business long enough, you'll soon realize there's a connection between entrepreneurship and personal development.<p>If you're in business long enough, you will realize that entrepreneurship and personal development go hand in hand. For some, they start the business first and then get into …

Self-improvement

This Productivity Hack From Steve Jobs Will Boost Your Motivation and Clarity

Read this sentence each morning and all facets of your life will improve.<p>Steve Jobs is a polarizing figure for many. Ask one-hundred people what they think of him and you'll most likely get one-hundred unique answers. One thing that I feel we all can agree on was his relentless dedication to …

Motivation

Here’s How To Become a Morning Person

You have grand ambitions: to start a business, to write a book. But chances are you work long hours, or household responsibilities consume your days. …

Time Management

1 Simple Way to Instantly Discover Your Life's Purpose (and Start Taking Action)

Life is easier (and more enjoyable) to navigate when you know your destination.<p>People are most productive when they have a sense of direction. Navigating the complex geography of your life is much easier and enjoyable after you have a clear understanding of your destination--the purpose of your …

Self-improvement

8 Steps to Maintaining a Positive Attitude While Leading Your Business to Success

A great solution should be enough for any business to win, but a good attitude often makes all the difference.<p>Many business executives and entrepreneurs I know are convinced that business success is all about having the right solution for the right price.<p>These are indeed important, but we all know …

Business Strategy

5 Easy Ways To Boost Your Self-Esteem

For days when you're feeling low.<p>It's normal to feel a little down on yourself every now and then, but if you find you've been lacking in self-esteem …

What Happens When Poor Kids Are Taught Society Is Fair

A new study finds that the myth of meritocracy can lead disadvantaged adolescents to act out and engage in risky behavior.<p>Brighton Park is a predominantly Latino community on the southwest side of Chicago. It’s a neighborhood threatened by poverty, gang violence, ICE raids, and isolation—in a city …

For decades, Western culture touted self-esteem. It got the most important thing wrong

What would you guess people are most stressed out about in their careers? One might assume that hating your job, or dealing with the frustration of finding a new one, would top the list. But according to the results of an annual survey that I send several thousand readers of my email newsletter, …

Psychology

8 Reasons Why It's so Hard to Really Change Your Behavior

Long-term behavior change is one of the hardest challenges we'll ever face.<p>Changing our behavior is a self-engineering challenge with few equals. I’m …

The Book Every Entrepreneur Should Read This Year

Want to create a product, a business, or a movement that lasts? 'Perennial Seller' is your blueprint.<p>Failing fast is a popular concept. So is creating a minimum viable product. In the internet economy, speed is everything.<p>Or not.<p>What if you want your products, your services, or simply your thoughts …

Self-improvement

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years

Science and positive psychology point the way to the future of leadership.<p>The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on …

Leadership

10 Actions All Successful Leaders Avoid to Maximize Efficiency

Lead by example, not empty words<p>The energy you bring to each moment is your most valuable asset, because it empowers you to make the most out of your time. Knowing that your time on earth is limited, but being unaware of how much time you have, places much more value on being able to discern the …

Self-help

To Be Successful Get Rid of The Losers in Your Life

Losers love company and will try everything possible to bring you down with them.<p>Over the past five years, I've been undergoing a process of self-improvement that has enabled me to pivot away from a career I was miserable doing into something I love. If you would have told that when I was fired …

Motivation

To Get More Done at Work, This Productivity Exec Says You Need to Get Deliberate

No one taught you how to work productively. Here's how to catch up.<p>11 min read<p>Tweets. Texts. Emails. Shared documents. New comments on shared documents. A work day can be a storm of notifications, with each alert keeping us up to date on everything and nothing simultaneously. And Joshua Zerkel, …

Productivity

5 Little Shifts that Will Make Your “Stressful” Life 5 Times Easier

The little things define you.All the results in your life come from the little things.Regardless of your unique life circumstances, or how you define …

Schadenfreude

8 Behaviors That Separate Ultra-Successful People From Everybody Else

This curated post is authored by Elle Kaplan, Founder & CEO,The post 8 Behaviors That Separate Ultra-Successful People From Everybody Else appeared …

10 Life Habits All Extremely Happy People Prioritize

These lifelong habits build material and emotional wealth.<p>Many things in this world are a waste of time. I find myself wanting to maximize every second of my day--from the moment I wake up to the minute I fall asleep. Unfortunately, this high motivation creates a problem--discerning worthwhile …

Happiness

Finding peace through mindful running

<b>(CNN) —</b> Marty Kibiloski is a competitive guy -- in sports and life.<p>As a runner, he snagged an athletic scholarship to the University of Virginia. He placed 56th in the Boston Marathon when he was 22 years old, finishing in just 2 hours and 23 minutes. He competed in the Ironman World Championship …

Mindfulness

The 5 Most Common Procrastination Excuses Solved

From not knowing how to start to not having a deadline, here are some solutions.<p>Bad news: We’re biologically hardwired to procrastinate. Research shows we possess a limited amount of willpower that drains throughout the day, regardless of what we do.<p>We can’t avoid procrastination. Instead, embrace …

Procrastination

8 ways to boost your self-esteem when you're feeling worthless

There are things you can do to your improve self-worth<p>When we get low, we often get down on ourselves. Obviously that doesn't help the situation, but …

Self-help

9 Signs You're A Perfectionist (And That's Not A Good Thing)

“I’m a bit of a perfectionist.” Phrases like that are often a bit of a humble brag said by individuals who insist that although their pursuit of excellence can be a bit of a drag, it’s also a badge of honor.<p>And while the drive excellence can be the key to success — elite athletes, groundbreaking …

personaldevelopment

13 Behaviors All Successful People Stop Doing (to Discover Astonishing Happiness)

Real happiness is an act of rebellion.<p>American society is corrupt. The value of obsessive, unrelenting work transmitted by U.S. culture is toxic to our mental, physical, and emotional health. In the U.S. alone, 42.5 million adults--one in every five--struggle with mental illness. Half of all adults …

Happiness

A Navy SEAL explains 8 secrets to grit and resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Our attempts to relax are seriously stressing us out

In the digital era, a lot of us feel busier than our parents and grandparents ever were. But analyses of the way we actually use our time suggest that we’re mistaken. On the whole, we’re not doing any more work than previous generations. We don’t do any more household chores, either. So why do we</i> …

Happiness

Ask yourself 4 questions to figure out if you're successful

As in: You're crushing it at work, earning one promotion after another, but you've barely seen your kids in weeks, and honestly, you don't feel so great about yourself.<p>And on the flip side: You stay at home with your kids every day, watching them blossom into happy, healthy little people, but your …

Importance of Self-Confidence

When it’s matter about doing a work In a specialThe post Importance of Self-Confidence appeared first on iamwire.

Self-improvement

10 Horrible Habits That Destroy Your Happiness

Appreciating what we have and building on it is work. Feeling sorry for ourselves and staying stuck is no effort at all.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are all constantly in pursuit of happiness. Every day we make choices in life that affect how we feel and …

Happiness

Morning ritual: The 7 steps 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 …