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How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

The Secret to Making Your Employees Work Harder

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

These Foods Might Be The Secret To A Happy Brain

Here's what the science says about how fermented foods can boost your mood.<p>The human gut is home to trillions of bacteria that affect not just our digestion, but also the way we think, feel and behave. Research increasingly suggests that gut bacteria imbalances may play a significant role in mental …

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These Are Andrew Carnegie's 10 Rules of Success

Andrew Carnegie arrived in the U.S. in 1848 with barely a dollar to his name. By 1901, he was the richest man in the world.<p>At the height of his …

Self-improvement

5 surprising ways your voice affects your success

Just like people judge you based on your height and weight, they often draw conclusions about your ability and personality based on the way you speak.<p>It's not fair, but science suggests that those with certain kinds of voices are more likely to get ahead.<p>Here, we've rounded up five surprising ways …

Overcoming a basic psychological barrier could be the difference between earning just enough and getting rich

"The biggest thing holding back most people from striking it big are their thoughts, beliefs and philosophies about money," writes self-made millionaire and author of "How Rich People Think," Steve Siebold.<p>Certified financial planner Douglas Obey echoes this belief in his book, "Money & The Human …

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner describes 3 qualities that make a great leader

Weiner's leadership style has earned him the trust of founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, his team, and LinkedIn investors. Glassdoor named him the highest-rated CEO of 2014.<p>Earlier this year, Weiner spoke at the Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco, where he explained how he understands his role …

Can An iPad Heal Loneliness? Barcelona Wants Its Senior Citizens To Give It A Try

The city is distributing tablets with apps that will connect senior citizens to the outside world.<p>Like many cities, Barcelona has a growing elderly population that is increasingly isolated. About a quarter of its senior citizens live alone, many going through the day without ever having the …

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak reveals his one philosophy on work and life

During a press call for the upcoming National Geographic mini-series "American Genius," one reporter probed Wozniak about that particular passage, asking, "Have you always had fun with your life? There are a lot of people who are very successful who don't seem to have much fun doing it."<p>Wozniak …