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Plug into your hard-wired happiness

We all strive for happiness -- but we spend most of our lives learning to be unhappy, says Srikumar Rao. In this practical talk, he teaches how to …

Grit: The power of passion and perseverance

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly …

Self-improvement

This is why I quit an incredible job at a top VC firm to become a programmer

Today was my last day at Andreessen Horowitz.<p>I feel deeply fortunate to have worked with some of the smartest people in technology — people like Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz and Chris Dixon among others — and to have learned so much from them while serving the a16z mission of helping entrepreneurs …

48 tips on becoming more powerful

Robert Greene, author of "The 48 Laws of Power," has some insight.<p>Power is "the measure of the degree of control you have over circumstances in your life and the actions of the people around you," Greene tells Business Insider. "It is a skill that is developed by a deep understanding of human …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Happiness

25 simple things to give up if you want to succeed

Just as you declutter your office and home, from time to time do a check and throw out anything that isn't helping you make your success achievable.<p>Here are some good places to start.<p>Perfectionism sets us up for failure. It's not a quest for the best but a way of telling yourself you'll never be …