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In Order To Achieve Lasting Success: 10 Tips To Become An Attractive Person

Fifty percent of this year is gone. Question, have you reached 50 percent or half of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful in any area …

4 Easy Things You Can Do Right Now to Boost Your Memory

We often think of multitasking as a commendable behavior. We have the impression that if you're taking on several things at once you're living more …

The Simple Trick That Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

Growing up, I was the kid more likely to play video games for eight hours than to do <i>any</i> of my homework. I didn’t have the “all-American” work ethic …

9 People Reveal What Drove Them To Cheat

'He didn't make an effort'<p>Ever wondered why people cheat?<p>In an insightful Reddit thread, people have revealed what drove them to get with another …

Why you should give away your wealth before you die

None of us wants to see the wealth we have accumulated over our lifetime go to waste after we die. But adopting the default “I will leave it all to the children when I am gone” approach can mean that family money that could have been a real force for good often goes to waste.<p>If you have the surplus …

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12 Tiny Relationship Problems That Are Actually Major Red Flags

These should never be overlooked.<p>It's impossible to wade into the world of dating without occasionally (or, for many of us, more than occasionally) spotting some red flags. While these little warning signs don't necessarily mean the relationship is doomed from the start or beginning to fizzle out, …

11 Ways To Instantly Connect With Anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence …

A financial planner gives his best advice to grow your wealth

It's to have a plan.<p>"Create a formal, written, financial plan that includes a list of your financial goals and put together an automatic savings program specific to achieving each objective," O'Boyle told Business Insider. "After all, 'a goal without a plan is just a wish.'"<p>He recalled a young …

8 Quick Tricks to Make Yourself Wake Up Earlier for Mind-Blowing Productivity

It's frustrating, isn't it? You want to become an early riser.<p>You know that waking up early is one of the best ways to be more productive. You know that many of the world's most successful entrepreneurs are early risers.<p>Yet no matter how hard you try, you can't seem to stop hitting snooze.<p>You don't …

7 books that will train your brain to overachieve

1. "Curious"<p><b>Subtitle:</b> The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It<p><b>Author:</b> Ian Leslie<p><b>5 Second Summary:</b> Harness your natural curiosity to develop the ability to think more broadly and deeply.<p><b>Best Quote:</b> "Curious learners go deep, and they go wide. They are the people best equipped for the …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

Pablo Escobar’s Favorite Hitman Is on Facebook and Spilling Dirt

Popeye Vásquez admitted to killing about 300 people as a righthand man to Pablo Escobar. Now he’s out of prison, on Facebook and Univisión, and …

11 clothing and style hacks for the modern gentleman

From packing your suit the wrinkle-free way to keeping your rolled-up sleeves from unfurling, heed these 11 clothing and style hacks that will save you time, money, and, in some cases, embarrassment.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your …

Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

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How to Start a Business Without Quitting Your Day Job

And meet a bunch of folks who pulled it off.<p>Bill and Lauren Elward both held demanding full-time jobs when they started their online business, Castle …

5 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

<i>“’Tell me what you read and I’ll tell you who you are’ is true enough, but I’d know you better if you told me what you reread.”</i> ― François Mauriac<p>I get asked a lot what books I’m reading or what books I recommend for entrepreneurs. I love to read, so I’ve always got my nose in a book. Even on my …

8 Ways To Get The Most Out Of A Meeting With Your Boss

Meeting with company leaders can be stressful. Here’s how to impress your higher-ups and get things done.<p>If you’re a manager, having to meet with senior leaders probably makes you at least a little anxious. Those meetings give executives a snapshot of your team’s work and can impact your own …

The Top 5 Time Management Mistakes You’re Making

From the amount of paper on your desk to the amount of time you check your email, this is what’s standing in the way of getting things done.<p>We keep to-do lists and try to stay on top of our schedules, yet no matter how hard we try, tasks continue to evade us. The to-do list gets longer and it feels …

7 ways to add an extra hour to your day

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill took an afternoon nap every day. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel works out seven days a week. Facebook COO Sheryl …

11 things ultra-productive people do differently

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they …

Pre-Crastination: The Opposite of Procrastination

Procrastination is a well-known and serious behavioral problem involving both practical and psychological implications. Taxpayers commonly put off …

3 Mind Hacks To Boost Your Motivation

The question I am always asked by the unmotivated is <i>“how do others become motivated?</i>” Motivation is created by both internal and external …

How to set up your money to build wealth as you sleep

Ramit Sethi, author of "I Will Teach You To Be Rich," writes that setting up an automatic system for savings and bill-paying "will let you focus on the fun parts of life. No more worrying about whether you paid that bill or if you're going to overdraft again."<p>You can do this in two steps:<p>Compile a …

Forget About Meditation. This Simple Practice Can Change Your Life

Your yoga teacher, shrink and shaman all told you that you should practice meditation. You saw Ellen Degeneres endorse TM -- that's Transcendental Meditation for those who've lived under a rock for the past 50 years -- on TV and thought perhaps it was time to invest $1000 in your spiritual growth. …