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Want to Become Rich? Cultivate These 7 Habits

Wondering how to get wealthy? Here are the secrets.<p>Here's one of the most common and understandable questions many of us ask ourselves: "How do I get rich?"<p>There are two answers to this question. The first is to be born into money. The second, if it's too late for the first, is to become an …

Acceptance: The Key to a Happy Marriage

We seek acceptance from the time we are children through adulthood. As children we mainly seek approval and acceptance from our parents. However, once we become adults, marriage is often our most intimate relationship, and our spouse is the one from whom we seek acceptance.<p>When I accept my spouse, …

Gregarious

Diagnosed with cancer, teen Jake Bailey delivers an amazing speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> "A week before I was due to deliver (this) speech tonight, they said, you've got cancer. They said, if you don't get any treatment in the next three weeks, you're going to die."<p>An emotional valedictory address by a New Zealand high school senior has gone viral online, attracting more than …

Cancer

The richest man in private equity has one piece of advice for entrepreneurs, and it's not what you would expect

That's the lesson Steven Schwarzman wants to relay to young entrepreneurs looking for success.<p>The $11.6 billion CEO and chairman of Blackstone sat down with Bloomberg News's Betty Liu to chat about his near stint at Harvard and his failures in a podcast.<p>Liu asked what advice he would have for …

Psychologists say you need these 3 compatibility factors to have a successful marriage

Research suggests that being in a happy marriage is one of the best things you can do for yourself.<p>According to The New York Times, "being married …

Who wants to be an intrapreneur? Seven must-have traits

Intrapreneurs, entrepreneurial spirits who prefer to work for an employer, should be open to risk and masters of persuasion<p>Intrapreneurs are entrepreneurial spirits who prefer to play an active role in helping their employer to innovate and grow rather than run the risks associated with starting …

Startups

6 Inspiring Quotes That Have Stood the Test of Time

A challenging morning can be made less difficult by reading a few inspirational or motivational quotes. Sources for inspiration can be found in the quotes of former presidents, successful business people, inventors or even your parents. A deeper meaning for each quote can be determined by what is …

Motivation

3 Timeless Rules for Making Tough Decisions

<i>Jennifer Maravillas FOR HBR</i><p>I perused the restaurant menu for several minutes, struggling with indecision, each item tempting me in a different way.<p><i>Maybe I should order them all . . .</i><p>Is this a silly decision not deserving deliberation? Maybe. But I bet you’ve been there. If not about food, then …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index , a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Geography

The Leadership Behavior That’s Most Important to Employees

For the last 20 years, I’ve studied the costs of incivility, as well as the benefits of civility. Across the board, I’ve found that civility pays. It enhances your influence and performance — and is positively associated with being perceived as a leader.<p>Being respectful doesn’t just benefit you, …

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule …

Flute

12 Habits That Set Ultra Successful People Apart

Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal goals out of the water. Here's what sets them apart.<p>A study at Strayer University found that most people think success is about achieving your personal goals.<p>Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal …

Should Women Make the First Move in a Relationship?

The dating world is changing as more apps that help people connect come online, but the fundamental rules of courtship appear to remain constant. In …

Relationships

What Each Sex Position Feels Like for Guys

Take a wild guess at which one makes him scared for his penis.<p>It’s highly likely that you have a ranking of your favorite sex positions. Maybe girl on top makes you feel like the hottest cowgirl-goddess hybrid at the rodeo but doggy style just ends with your cervix feeling like one giant bruise. …

This Mistake Is Costing Companies $655 Billion in the U.S., UK, and India

Excluding women from board positions has a cost—a $655 billion cost, to be exact.<p>That’s according to a new report from Grant Thornton, an …

These are the types of people who grow their careers the fastest

<i>The Fortune 500 Insider Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

9 stupid mistakes entrepreneurs make, according to a guy who started 20 businesses and failed at 17 of them

<b>A) IGNORING THE "SIX MONTH RULE"</b><p>I was on the board of a business where we all got the financials for that month and realized that the company had six months of cash in the bank.<p>I called the CEO. He said, "no problem. We have six months. I'll raise money a long time before then and we have some big …

Entrepreneurship

“How to Manage Despite Your Boss” is About Sidestepping Bad Leaders

“How to Manage Despite Your Boss” is an action guide and inspirational manifesto to get things done when leadership is unwilling or unable to …

8 Things You Probably Didn't Know Babies Can Do Before They Turn 12 Months Old

She drools, speaks in gibberish, can't feed herself and takes constant naps. If you watch how your baby spends her days, you might think that she doesn't have the cognitive, social or emotional wherewithal to understand much about the world around her and the people in it.<p>But if you look the right …

Parenting

Toxic Leadership Behaviors: Replace These 5 to Attract & Keep Top Talent

<b>Toxic Leadership Behaviors: Replace These 5 to Attract Great Talent</b><p>Leaders, you have great impact on attracting and keeping top talent. There are …

Battered Greek banks to flout Brussels new 'bail-in' rules

Greek election: Private sector depositors fear losses over €25bn bank recapitalisation, undermining Germany's insistence on no more bail-outs<p>Greece’s battered banks are set to provide the first major test for the eurozone’s new “bail-in” rules as authorities race to avoid depositors footing a €15bn …

Companies Are Looking For Leaders – Unfortunately, There Are Few

Today, many companies are failing because they are run by people who do not want.<p>Many people have given up hope at ever becoming a leader because …

Stanford Business School professor says many great leaders are inauthentic liars

In his book,"Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time," he assailed the leadership industry for spinning a false narrative about what truly makes a good leader.<p>"Leaders don't need to be true to themselves; in fact, being authentic is the opposite of what they should do," he …

Leadership

What Presidential Candidates’ Body Language Reveals About Their Leadership Style

The 2016 presidential debates offer a great case study in how leaders display warmth and project power.<p>If you’re watching the GOP debate tonight to learn about the candidates’ leadership style from what they say, you won’t get the whole story. You might learn more about what type of leader they …

Why Mindfulness Is Overrated

Mindfulness has its upsides, but the human brain isn’t wired to be so attentive all the time.<p>The shower might be the most creative place on Earth. Every day, people stop mid-rinse, struck by a sudden burst of creativity. Yet the idea of “aha!” moments stands in stark contrast to the current …

Mindfulness

30 Of The Smartest Quotes About Human Sexuality That You’ll Ever Read

By Eric Redding,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1gmF1mV<p>1.<p>“NO. No no no. I don’t want to screw you. I just love you. When did who you want to screw …

Russia vows military support for Syria

Russia will continue its military support of Syria, including sending personnel to the embattled country, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies.<p>"There were military supplies, they are ongoing and they will continue. They are inevitably accompanied by Russian …

Goldman Sachs faces test years after memos touted now faltering economies

Shortly after the turn of the 21st century, the bank foresaw big things for the so-called Brics economies – but other experts weren’t convinced. With the Fed poised to raise interest rates, investors could see major consequences<p>Goldman Sachs analysts released some exciting memos back in 2001 and …