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A 7-day guide to getting richer, fitter, and happier

We recently published a guide to changing your life — overhauling your habits and replacing them with better ones — in 31 days.<p>But 31 days is a long time. If you need (or want) to see a change sooner, we've got you covered.<p>Below, you'll find a seven-day guide to earning, exercising, and smiling …

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6 Things to Do to Improve Your Relationship

In the past I’ve covered the research regarding what you should look for in a marriage partner.<p>What do studies say about what you can do to improve …

Facebook’s AR Studio blows the market wide open

Last week at Facebook’s F8 conference, Mark Zuckerberg went all in on augmented reality (AR). Since then his announcement has been praised as a great thing for the AR developer world and panned as an attack on Snapchat. See it here in full:<p>As a longtime AR developer, I can tell you the announcement …

Michael Jordan goes viral again after declaring 'the ceiling is the roof'

Michael Jordan has dropped plenty of famous lines in his lifetime, and he produced a new memorable quote Saturday.<p>"The ceiling is the roof," the …

24 ways to influence even the most resistant people

Influencing others is how we get jobs and promotions, win negotiations, sell products, and gain notoriety.<p>In "The Art of Seduction," popular author Robert Greene explores the ruthless tactics of some of history's greatest seducers, from Cleopatra to Casanova.<p>We've summarized Greene's 24 rules of …

You should never wash your jeans — here's how to clean them

Scott Morrison, founder of house-designed and premium custom-made jeans company 3X1, explains how to properly clean denim jeans.<p><i>Jason Gaines contributed reporting on a previous version of this article.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

Marketing Resolutions For 2017 From CEOs And CMOs

As the new year begins, I thought it would be interesting to hear from CEOs and CMOs on the resolutions they have for marketing and marketers. Below is a collection from a variety of different companies and industries–from GE to CareerBuilder to Ashley Stewart to Comcast.<p><b>Make Data Actionable, And</b> …

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How to launch your startup

Everyone in Silicon Valley has their own theory about how to launch a startup. There’s the “Soft Launch,” the “Rolling Launch,” the “Steady Drumbeat Launch.” You get the idea.<p>Then there’s the founder who brags that he didn’t spend a dime on marketing and sold his company for a gazillion dollars …

BlizzCon goes all-in on e-sports

Part game conference and part sporting event, the two-day BlizzCon gathering at the Anaheim Convention Center reaffirmed team South Korea as the nation to beat in e-sports, no matter how new the video game.<p>The country trounced every other national team to claim the first ever World Cup championship …

7 ways to stop over-thinking everything in your life

Or a week deciding whether to accept a job offer. Or a year deciding whether to marry your partner.<p><i>Enough</i>, you might tell yourself. <i>Just make a decision.</i> And you do.<p>But within minutes, that stream of doubts and insecurities starts leaking — and eventually gushing — though the mental fortress you've …

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17 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Bill Gates

While Bill Gates has a schedule that’s planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a …

The 15 best books to read on your commute

Our friends at Amazon put together a list of the best books for your commute. Whether they're divided into small chapters, filled with tips to get you ahead at work, or just feature a train prominently, these 15 books are perfect for reading on the way to and from the office.<p>We've included blurbs …

Summer rewind: Utah Jazz

<i>A look at the key offseason moves and changes for every team in the league. Next up are the Utah Jazz.</i><p><b>OFF-SEASON ADDITIONS<br>Free agent</b> <br>Joe Johnson<p><b>Trade</b> …

Why Marissa Mayer couldn't save Yahoo

At the beginning of this year, Marissa Mayer gathered with Yahoo's top execs for an off-site meeting.<p>Weeks earlier, an activist shareholder had called for Mayer to be fired. There were reports that Yahoo was up for sale. Verizon had even publicly expressed interest in buying Yahoo.<p>Mayer chose to …

8 books Tony Robbins thinks everyone should read

In his career as a performance coach, Robbins has worked with a wide range of powerful people, including President Bill Clinton, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, and legendary investor Paul Tudor Jones.<p>We asked Robbins which books he recommends to anyone, regardless of where they are in their …

24 books to read this summer that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

11 ways unsuccessful people mismanage their time

Time management: it's the difference between a regular day and a disastrous 24 hour ordeal in which major projects don't get submitted, dogs don't get walked, and important prescriptions don't get picked up.<p>Some are naturally good at managing their time. Others learn. A few people scrape by due to …

13 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made millionaires.<p>"From my research, I discovered …

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

'Shark Tank' star Robert Herjavec: Entrepreneurs can't have work-life balance if they want to be successful

One of the biggest movements in business today is providing employees with benefits that recognize the importance of their personal lives, like extended parental-leave policies.<p>But, if you're a serious entrepreneur, says "Shark Tank" investor and Herjavec Group founder Robert Herjavec, you need to …

The cofounder of a $750 million startup says the most successful entrepreneurs have 3 things in common

Harry's cofounders and co-CEOs Andy Katz-Mayfield and Jeff Raider have not only created a men's razor startup that acquired 1 million customers and reached a valuation of $750 million since launching in 2013, but they've developed a network of highly successful entrepreneurs to learn from.<p>It's why …

The 10 Most Filling Foods for Weight Loss

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20 entrepreneurs share the advice that made them successful

Regardless of how we define it, success can feel like a fleeting and often elusive target. It takes confidence, passion, and drive to accomplish your goals and to recognize success when you've achieved it.<p>Here's how 20 influential executives and entrepreneurs describe the key to their success.

Mark Cuban's 3 fundamental rules for running a business

Throughout his career, he's made over 120 investments, from large companies like Landmark Theatres to startups on "Shark Tank."<p>For all of the businesses he's been a part of, he's developed a set of "rules that have been almost infallible," he writes in his 2013 book "How to Win at the Sport of …

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How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

7 Foods That Prevent Overeating

Willpower: It’s the key to successful weight loss, right? In fact, no. When it comes to battling the forces of food cravings, relying on your …

10 Hopeful Quotes That Will Help You Through Challenging Situations

Life is filled with difficulties. How we confront our challenges is precisely what makes us great. Nobody ever reached greatness on a silver platter. …

10 Ways to Network Like a Boss

5. Remember to share, not sell.<p>If you want to get ahead in this world, you have to network. Networking helps build confidence, connects you with …

Here's the Only Secret to Being Truly Successful

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

14 things successful people do in the last 10 minutes of the workday

Or, maybe you bury yourself in your work until the very last minute — then you grab your stuff and run for the door without saying goodbye to your colleagues.<p>If either of the above scenarios sounds familiar, it may be time to reassess your end-of-day routine.<p>"How you finish the workday is very …

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