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100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity

Gain some inspiration for the new year with these motivational quotes.<p>Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more …

Motivation

From date night to cold showers: 20 habits that changed readers' lives | Sarah Marsh and Guardian readers

Small changes can sometimes make the biggest difference. Here our readers suggest the hobbies or routines that might make 2017 that bit brighter<p>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” If it’s good enough for Aristotle, it’s good enough for us. So what rituals …

Die Hard

21 Little Ways To Be Happier In 2017

We're guessing you need it after 2016.

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

This 23-Minute Morning Ritual Will Make Sure That You Will Have A Healthy, Happy And Productive Day

If we ask you what makes you happy or what is the meaning of happiness for you? Then you might come up with the memories you have spent with someone, …

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Most friendships develop so naturally that you don't even realize how or when they started.<p>Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend …

11 Michael Hyatt Quotes to Inspire You to Happiness and Success

Michael Hyatt's words have inspired millions of people. He can inspire you, too.<p>Michael Hyatt--author, blogger, and previous chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers--has experienced tremendous success in the publishing world. His latest book--<i>Living Forward</i>--is poised for instant bestseller …

Motivation

10 things you can learn about money in 10 minutes that will change your life

On Inc., Ilya Pozin wrote about 10 things anyone can learn in 10 minutes to make them more productive for the rest of their life.<p>More productive is one thing — but how about richer?<p>Only 10 minutes won't teach you everything there is to learn about managing your money and building wealth, but …

7 Daily Rituals Successful People Use to De-Stress and Stay Productive

If you feel that stress is affecting your work, health, and well-being, you are not alone. Here are some tips on how to de-stress that actually work.<p>Today most of us are expected to do more with less. We lead lives that are more demanding on every front--work, family, social, health--with little …

Success

Release of Clinton's Wall Street Speeches Could End Her Candidacy for President

The reason you and I will never see the transcripts of Hillary Clinton's speeches to Wall Street fat-cats -- and the reason she's established a nonsensical condition for their release, that being an agreement by members of another party, involved in a separate primary, to do the same -- is that if …

What They're Saying About You When You're Not In The Room -- And What You Can Do To Influence It

“When you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu,” former Governor of Texas Ann Richards used to say. She may have been referring to politics, but this is equally true in the worlds of business, academia and nonprofits.<p>The biggest decisions about your career are often made when you’re not in the …

Use the Briefcase Technique to Negotiate a Higher Salary During An Interview

When you’re negotiating your salary, vague ideas like what you’re “worth” can seem overwhelming. This briefcase technique can help quantify your …

Employment

What I Wish I Knew When I First Started Investing

Don't make these rookie mistakes.<p>Beginning investors often make mistakes, but there’s no reason you need to make them. Instead, you can avoid …

Investing

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

How to See Through These 3 Hardball Negotiation Tactics

In my new book Negotiating the Impossible, I offer numerous principles and tactics for negotiating effectively when things get ugly — especially when you don’t have sufficient “money or muscle” to use as leverage. This could be a deadlocked deal, an escalating conflict, or any situation where there …

Management

8 Great Ways to Make Money Without a Degree

VIP Contributor<p>Entrepreneur and Marketer, Co-founder of Web Profits<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, only 46 percent of college students actually finish their degrees. Research also shows that …

Entrepreneurship

3 Affirmations Successful People Repeat Every Day

"I think I can, I think I can, I think I can..." Success starts with positive self-talk.<p>I think I can, I think I can, I think I can. The power of belief and repetition are underestimated. Your thoughts have more influence over your life than you realize. Interview any successful person and they'll …

Motivation

This Factor Is Key to Your Attractiveness

Humans are drawn to one another for countless reasons, and the fact that we’re often drawn to people who seem to “get us” emotionally is now borne …

Psychology

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

Time Management

The Dangers of a Wandering Mind

<b>You may spend up to 50% of your day lost in thought. (1)</b><p>To learn more about the wandering mind let’s examine data from a study published in the …

Science Explains How a Sense of Purpose Adds Years to Your Life

You need a good reason to get out of bed every day.<p>As a therapist, I work with people who are battling depression and anxiety. For some individuals, their debilitating symptoms make it impossible to maintain their jobs. Unfortunately, unemployment only worsens their mental health.<p>The lost income …

Happiness

Brain Stimulation Enhances Creativity

<b>Safe levels of electrical stimulation can enhance your capacity to think more creatively, according to a new study by Georgetown …

How To Learn Twice As Much In Half The Time

At the age of 60, I decided to do something my friends thought was insane... take the Arizona bar exam. I graduated from law school way back in 1974, but my father developed emphysema, so I decided to help him manage his real estate firm instead of practicing law. I later went on to found several …

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

Are You Too Stressed to Be Productive? Or Not Stressed Enough?

If you’re like me, you often ask yourself how you can get more work done in a day. How can you best boost your productivity? I always assumed that if I could just reduce any stress I was facing, my productivity would rise. But my intuition was, in fact, wrong. It’s true that stress can be a health …

Psychology

9 bad habits that are getting in the way of your success

Look at what you are doing and assess your thoughts and your habits.<p>Ask yourself if they are working for you or against you.<p>Habits are patterns that are actions that we repeatedly do to create action.<p>If your actions aren't getting you what you want, you have to try something different.<p>Face it: You …

Don't Be Ridiculous: Intel Corp.'s Internet of Things Strategy Is Working

A rebuttal to a criticism of Intel's Internet of Things division.<p>Apparent <b>Intel</b> (NASDAQ:INTC) bear, an individual who writes under the handle …

Want to Be More Confident? Science Says Do This

The superpowers that accompany a superhero stance might just surprise you.<p>While it's no secret that exercise releases a chemical fix of dopamine in our brains to instantly make us feel happy, many people don't realize how many ties our bodies--and the chemicals that regulate them--have to our …

Body Language