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I tried a Bullet Journal…and it changed my life

Everybody’s got their primary stress point, and for me, it’s feeling overwhelmed. I’m a student and I work, so I tend to pack my days to the brim—but …

Productivity

The $140 productivity app that’s managed my life for the past decade

I have a strange obsession with optimizing my life for peak productivity. Part of it is the dopamine hit that comes with a task well completed. But what brings me even more joy is the creation of the perfect Rube Goldberg machine to deflect, swat, and conquer everything the information economy has …

Productivity

What almost everyone misunderstands about product managers

After more than a decade working in product across Google, Foursquare, and Slack, I still often struggle to define the role of “product manager” (PM) succinctly. Explaining what makes a PM great is even harder.<p>PMs have diverse backgrounds, murky responsibilities, and role definitions that vary …

Product Management

17 things to start doing in your 20s so you don’t live in regret in your 40s

They say youth is wasted on the young.<p>It doesn’t have to be. If you take a look at Quora and Reddit, hundreds of people older and wiser than you have …

Success

Transitioning to a Product Manager Role in a Tech Company

Over the past few months, I have been receiving a steady stream of messages from business analysts, developers, product consultants, sales …

How to Be a Better Person

We all want to be our best, but many people wonder if it's actually possible to become a better person once you're an adult. The answer is a …

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

5 Safe Dividend Stocks (On Sale) For Your Retirement Portfolio

We started with a fairly simple question. If we were to invest in five large-cap, safe, and dividend-paying companies trading at relatively cheap …

12 Tips To Build Wealth For Early Retirement

Believe it or not, building wealth for a secure, early retirement is actually very simple…<p>… <i>in theory</i>.<p>The equation for financial success is a function …

The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds

Everything you need to know to start investing in index funds.<p>In Warren Buffett's 2016 letter to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> shareholders he wrote, "If a …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Employment

Here Are the Best Presidents' Day Weekend Sales

If you missed out on buying a new laptop or major household appliance during the holiday season, you may be in luck.<p>Many retailers — including …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Personal Finance

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

New Orleans

How to prepare for the end of the bull market

The vast majority of investors will be caught totally by surprise when this bull market in stocks finally comes to an end. Cultivating a healthy sense of skepticism will help protect you from the irrational exuberance that invariably accompanies a market top.<p>This is far easier said than done, …

Stock Markets

3 Easy Ways to Build a Killer Investment Portfolio

Follow these examples.<p>MONEY has just released its expanded 2018 list of the 50 best mutual funds and 50 best ETFs to own.<p>What makes these funds great …

Forget Photoshop—Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated July 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you …

Tutorials

GOLDMAN SACHS: These 13 stocks will see profits explode higher in 2018

Earnings growth has been the undeniable backbone of the 8 1/2-year bull market. But it's not always easy to pick out the companies that are going to be the biggest contributors.<p>That rings especially true as we enter 2018, as analysts forecast that GOP tax reform will boost a wide range of sectors, …

Investing

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

These stable dividend stocks will keep your retirement income humming along.<p>When looking for great long term dividend investment plays investors …

Investing

The Pioneer Woman's Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheddar Soup

The slow cooker is a mainstay of modern American cooking — but it's not just you and me firing up the Crock-Pot on a weeknight. Famous chefs and …

Cooking

What Are the Best Ways to Build Candor on a Small Team?

Building candor is often more about demonstrating how to accept candor than it is about showing how to be candid.<p><i>What are the best ways to build candor on a small team? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

This Simple Solution Will Eliminate Tons of Conflict From Your Life

Make your life easier by following these skill sets to wipe out conflict from your life.<p>Conflicts. Arguments. Frustrations. Even for all the toughies out there, fighting with companions is never fun. Interpersonal struggles, no matter how minor, are destructive and can eventually come to erode …

Top 10 Content Marketing Articles of 2017

Content marketing – the art of attracting customers to your brand because your content is that good – has really come into its own in 2017. No longer …

Marketing

What It Takes to Become a Great Product Manager

Because I teach a course on product management at Harvard Business School, I am routinely asked “What is the role of a product manager?” The role of product manager (PM) is often referred to as the “CEO of the product.” I disagree because, as Martin Eriksson points out, “Product managers simply …

Account Suspended

Ditch the To-Do List. This is the Only Prioritization System You Need

The life hack that will keep you on track and super productive.<p>Prioritization made simple: write a list of all the things you have to do and cross them off as you go. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy, right?<p>Not quite. To-do lists might help you get things done today, but they're also a double-edged sword. …

How to Become a LinkedIn Power User (Infographic)

How your profile can be the key to standing out in the crowd, and landing the job.<p>More than 70 percent of employers are using LinkedIn to recruit and hire new employees, so having an effective profile can be the difference between being the preferred candidate and getting beaten by the …

Infographics

Everyone says time is more valuable than money — but they're missing the most important resource of all

<i>"Money isn't the most important thing in the world. Your time is."</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

Microsoft is using Excel as a gateway drug to AI

We all interact with artificial intelligence every day: It builds our Google searches, our Facebook feeds, and predicts the next word we’ll type. In this way we’re consumers of AI, rather than using it ourselves.<p>But many of us use Excel. In an attempt to make it easier to work with machine learning …

Machine Learning

The 3 Components of a Brilliant Marketing Plan

Your business doesn't need a complex marketing strategy. It needs simple examples of these three components.<p>Anybody can write a marketing plan. Heck, there are dozens of templates and examples available on the Web for every type of business strategy. Writing a <i>brilliant</i> marketing plan, …