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41 Books to Motivate You to Become Your Best Self

Live Your Startup Dream Without Leaving Your Day Job<p><i>By Patrick J. McGinnis<br>April; Portfolio; $28</i><p>Everyone knows that building a startup means hard work …

The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything

Who can resist the romanticism of self-taught achievers? They didn't need school. They didn't need "the system." They needed only their passion and …

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

Women fall in love more easily with men who are good storytellers

Everyone loves a good story, but can a good story lead to love?<p>Storytelling is a fundamental form of communication, and research has demonstrated the power of narratives to change minds and influence behavior.<p>For example, personal narratives are often used in advertising and health campaigns, and …

Gender

13 great pieces of career advice you never hear

There's plenty of stale career advice out there: Go the extra mile. Do what you love. Always be the first one there and the last to leave.<p>But the Quora thread "What are a few pieces of unique career advice that nobody ever mentions?" provides something different: valuable career advice that we …

Careers

The 'Blackout Tattoo' Trend Seems Like a Whole Lot of Work

Is the juice worth the squeeze?<p>Now that's dedication. Some tattoo lovers are going all in with solid black ink and the trend is a hit on Instagram. Artist Chester Lee of Oracle Tattoo shop in Singapore has been specializing in the method for about five years, he tells Cosmopolitan.com. He recently …

22 Life-Changing Lessons From "The Motivation Manifesto"

Have you ever read a book and wished you'd written it yourself? For me, that book is Brendon Burchard's <i>The Motivation Manifesto</i> <i>—</i> a compelling primer …

Motivation

13 Inspirational Quotes from Dr. Wayne Dyer

10.<p>Source: QuotesNSmiles<p>11.<p>Source: Buzzquotes<p>12.<p>Source: QuotePixel<p>13.<p>Source: QuotesNSmiles<p>What is your favorite quote from Dr. Dyer? Share with us in …

How to Fake Being More Confident When You’re Just Not Feeling It

Confidence can be an enviable quality. Being completely assured of yourself and your abilities gives you the courage to take risks and accomplish …

Who Will Survive In America (Explicit)

Donald Trump went on a day-long assault of Jeb Bush on the eve of the next all-important primary

In at least five separate media interviews, several campaign events, and on Twitter, Trump has railed against Bush, one of his GOP primary rivals.<p>Among other things, Trump has called Bush an "embarrassment to his family" and compared him to a "little sheep" at the Republican presidential …

Donald Trump

4 Keys to Mastering Love and Relationships

Love is an incredibly powerful force.<p>In one of the longest running studies to date, a group of Harvard researchers set out to determine the factors that lead to a happy and purposeful life. The lead researcher's conclusion: "Happiness is love. Full stop."<p>Seventy-five years after the study began and …

Mindfulness

A Millionaire Says Getting Rich Means Making 1 Decision Most People Don't Make

It doesn't seem like the obvious thing to do. Until you think about it.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Whoever said becoming rich was going to be easy?<p>Actually, it was pretty much everyone who's written one of those self-help, …

50 books to read in 2016: TED-Ed Educators and TED Speakers share their picks

What should you read next? From art history to science fiction, here are 50 fantastic books recommended by TED speakers and TED-Ed educators:<p>ART AND …

The best nonfiction for 2016

Prepare yourself for the great outdoors both rural and urban – and a rich variety of inner lives<p>Glance at the avalanche of nonfiction titles now heading our way and the trends are quickly apparent. The search for the new <i>H Is for Hawk</i> is, for instance, clearly not over yet, for which reason …

10 Self-Help Books for Personal Development

There is a famous quote by Lao Tzu that says, "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." This drives what I feel is true about self-help and personal development. Many times we need to let go of who we have told are selves that we are stuck being, of the habits that cannot be changed, …

Self-improvement

Adrian Peterson: Roger Goodell was blind to what I was going through

Vikings RB Adrian Peteson still isn't happy with the way the commissioner Roger Goodell and the league handled his suspension last year.<p>Adrian …

21 amazing photos that show what life is like in the coldest inhabited town on earth

And there's perhaps nowhere where that's more evident than in the tiny village of Oymyakon, Russia, regarded by most as the coldest permanently inhabited place on earth.<p>Temperatures there average around -58 Fahrenheit during the winter months, with the record low reaching -96.16 Fahrenheit in …

Kobe Bryant Has Become Kevin Durant's Spirit Animal

LOS ANGELES — Kevin Durant knows his Chicago Bulls-Oklahoma City Thunder game is the mere opening act before the NBA Finals rematch and Christmas showcase between LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors.<p>Being the snow-crunching reindeer ahead of Santa's big scene …

Find Your True Self Through Silence

<i>by Susi Amendola</i><p>"Within each of us, there is a silence, a silence as vast as the universe. And when we experience that silence, we remember who we are..." -- Gunilla Norris<p>Many great spiritual traditions honor the practice of silence as a way to deepen the connection to our innermost selves.<p>As we …

Meditation

5 Ways Introverts Become Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

Between one-third and one-half of the population are introverts -- and many are incredibly successful. Here's why.<p>The image of the outgoing, gregarious, never-met-a-stranger entrepreneur is a common one. That's especially true when many successful entrepreneurs appear to have pushed through …

6 Things CrossFit Can Teach You About Running a Business

The workout craze has a few lessons to offer entrepreneurs and business leaders.<p>For the past several years, I've started most weekdays with an hour-long workout at CrossFit. It's an important outlet for me, a way of relaxing and channeling my energy before the daily stresses of running a growing …

Here's what Jimmy Butler learned from Michael Jordan

Bulls star has learned a thing or two from his time with the Greatest Of All Time.<p>Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler famously hung out with the …

Paris Under Attack: The Threat To Carefree Days

On September 11. 2001, I was in Paris, recording a TV interview for CNBC when the World Trade Center attacks took place. The first thought that entered my mind on exiting the studio in time to see one of the planes hit the Pentagon was that the U.S. military industrial complex was under …

Heat's Dwyane Wade relishes final clashes with Kobe Bryant

MIAMI -- They've combined for eight NBA championships, 28 All-Star appearances and more than 50,000 points as the two most accomplished shooting …

Basketball

5 Strategies for Investing in Stocks Every Entrepreneur Should Know

If done correctly, investing in the stock market can be a better alternative to real estate, property, and other forms of investment.<p>The stock market is volatile. We've all heard stories about people getting rich, and others going broke, by investing their money in the stock market. However, if …

4 tips to calm your nerves under pressure

If you’re striving for big things on the golf course -- from trying to be a scratch handicap to simply taking that 10 bucks off your buddies on Sunday -- you’re going to inevitably feel pressure. This can either be really challenging and mentally draining or it can be the fuel you need to do your …

Public Speaking