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16 Images Your Brain Won't Let You See Right No Matter How Hard You Try

"Wait, what?!" –Your brain<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Graphics

Why Richard Branson's Website Makes Sales (And What You Can Learn from Following His Lead)

The Virgin Group CEO does so much more than drive traffic to the site.<p>While influencing practically every living entrepreneur, Richard Branson has built a social media presence that all of us would do well to study. His Twitter handle boasts over 11 million followers, Facebook over 3 million, and …

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

Self-improvement

7 phases I went through to get from waiting tables to owning a 6-figure business

I wanted everything at once. I wanted to build my dream business overnight and have an enormous community of fans and friends and make millions of dollars creating products I loved.<p>Having zero experience and a small network, those ambitions soon sputtered out. I adopted a new mindset: I figured out …

Entrepreneurship

32 Gifts People With Anxiety Really Want for the Holidays

While a certain new gadget or that perfect getaway might come to mind when someone asks, “What do you want for the holidays?” this year, we’re asking …

Downtown Phoenix, once an afterthought, now a residential hotspot

Artists and astute planning turned a blank slate of empty blocks into a boomtown<p>When Quinn Whissen, who grew up in Phoenix, thinks about her experiences with the city’s downtown as a child, one thing she recalls is leaving. While the Sun Belt city has been booming for decades, its downtown has, for …

13 books ambitious entrepreneurs are reading

Self-improvement

10 Things That Don't Make Sense To Introverts

A loud, crowded party? Hard pass.<p>Introverts are falsely known for being standoffish or preferring their own “personal bubble” ― but there’s so much more to being a “quiet” type than that.<p>To love an introvert is to know them (and, yes, respect their space). That means accepting their little quirks. …

6 lies you tell yourself that are keeping you from success

As it turns out, many people carry around a set of self-limiting beliefs, which are often lies they tell themselves.<p>To become successful, you need to identify those lies and then "get rid of some these old beliefs," as Robbins said.<p>What do the financial professionals have to say about this? They …

Tony Robbins

How Many Facebook Fans Visit Your Website or Convert?

How valuable is your Facebook fan base? Use this exercise to find out how many of your fans visited your website, opted in or bought from you.

Analytics

Aspire to Be Your Best Self: 21 Quotes to Get You There

Why wait until New Year's Day to push the reset button when you can begin today?<p>Today, whatever day/time/month it is, why not ask yourself this question:<p><i>If you could do anything you wanted, how would you want your career and life to be?</i><p>New clients come to me in a state where they have handed over …

10 Success lessons from Tony Robbins – “Life Coach, Motivational Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share41<p>Tweet<p>Share433<p>+15<p>Shares 479<p>There are few people on this planet as captivating as Tony Robbins. When he speaks, people listen. And you can’t …

Motivation

Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel and Other Successful Entrepreneurs' Favorite Interview Questions

The unusual questions these bosses ask to find out what they need to know about prospective employees.<p>Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these clich …

What Are Heading Tags And Why Do They Help You Rank In Google?

This article will outline what heading tags are and how using SEO optimised headings can help you rank higher in Google.<p>H2: What are Heading …

22 of the Best Motivational Speeches of All Time

It was halftime during one of my 7th grade football games. And we were losing 14 - 0. With our knees planted in the grass, my team was quietly …

Motivation

6 Illustrations That Show What It’s Like In An Introvert’s Head

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>Dear Extroverts,<p>We love your energy and excitement. But as introverts, we sometimes feel misunderstood. We wish you could visualize what’s going on inside our brains—you might be surprised! Here are six illustrations of what it’s like to be in our …

These Types of Emails Make the Best Pitches

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Venture Capital

To say that what happens in China doesn't matter to the US is to ignore how the global economy works

China matters.<p>The world's second-largest economy is obviously slowing. Official data would have markets believe it will growing at something like a 6.5% pace this year. Others would challenge this assertion.<p>But as markets in China continue to sell-off and investors in the US and Europe see stocks …

Economics

300 Motivational Quotes to Help You Achieve Your Dreams

An epic collection of inspirational quotes for any occasion.<p>"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." --Chinese proverb<br>• "If you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will fail above everyone else's success." --James Cameron<br>• "Success usually …

Motivation

Why Broke People Stay Broke

I wish I had a $1 for every time I received an email asking, "How can I afford personal development if I'm broke?" I'd likely take more online classes than I do now. What else would a self-proclaimed self-help junky do with such a windfall?<p>My response is typically the same. "Personal development …

14 Life-Changing Reasons To Work Out Right Now

None of which include the words "beach bod."

WordPress Email Marketing Plugins vs All-in-one Options

Signing up to an email marketing service provider is a big commitment in terms of cash; too big for many.<p>The beauty of running a WordPress blog is …