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How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and toil late into the night, frantically trying to finish what they …

Procrastination

17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire

Success is magnetic. As a species, we’re constantly studying how it happens, why it happens, who has achieved it for themselves, and how we can …

12 Books All Entrepreneurs Have to Read

From stress relief to knowledge absorption, the benefits of reading are plentiful; and reading a few pages every night is something we all aspire to …

10 Must-Read Books For All Programmers

The road from newbie to professional developer can be long and bumpy. Here are 10 books (plus a few more) that can help guide you on the journey to …

Business Technology

8 Ways Successful People Beat Procrastination

Everyone procrastinates. Even the most successful people struggle with it every day. But successful people do something that most of us don’t —they …

Procrastination

98 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful | Inc.com

Motivational quotes can make a surprisingly big difference, lifting your spirits when you're down and encouraging you to even greater heights when you've hit a plateau.<p>That's because success is an outcome. Becoming successful--however you choose to define "success," since everyone's definition …

Motivation

7 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results | Inc.com

The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket." Working on your novel goes in the …

Productivity

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Five simple daily habits that can revolutionise your health

In the health and fitness world, a lot is made of advanced techniques, ‘secrets’ and special diet plans. Each sector is big business: people will pay money hand over fist in the quest for a slimmer stomach or a toned torso.<p>Some of the money is well spent – but most is not. The truth is that, if you …

13 Valuable Skills You Can Teach Yourself for Free

Here are 13 skills you can teach yourself for free, along with resources to help you acquire those skills.

The 5 Triggers That Make New Habits Stick

In his best-selling book, The Power of Habit, author Charles Duhigg explains a simple three-step process that all habits follow. This cycle, known as …

65 Top Tips to Sharpen Your Time-Management Skills | Inc.com

Every day, each of us has 24 hours to spend. Some of us make better use of that resource than others. Learning to manage time and spend it wisely is among the most significant things you can do to build personal and professional success.<p>Here are 65 of the best ways to manage your time:<p><b>1. Know</b> …

Time Management

6 Brand-Name Stocks That Could Deliver a Cumulative $300 Billion in Dividend Income By 2020

Image source: Pictures of Money via Flickr.<p>Dividend stocks are often the foundation upon which great retirement portfolios are built.<p>For investors, dividends serve multiple purposes. First, they act as a beacon for income-seekers, allowing them to spot financially sound businesses. Think about it …

The Smartest Financial Decision I Ever Made

Warren Buffett once said that his financial success came as a result of his ability to "stand on the shoulders of giants," referring to his desire to learn from the decisions of others, good or bad.<p>Although our Foolish contributors might not be giants -- we don't hire by height -- their combined …

A 32-year-old CEO who sold her startup for more than $250 million reveals her one piece of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

And her advice to other young entrepreneurs is simple: "Get mentors."<p>Von Tobel, who remains CEO of LearnVest, the financial-planning company she sold last year for more than $250 million, told Business Insider how she found her own mentors — and how she knew they were keepers.<p>"How I started that …

Entrepreneurship

11 Tweaks to Your Morning Routine Will Make Your Entire Day More Productive | Inc.com

I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The researchers found that …

Time Management

10 major differences between rich and poor people

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>I've been rich and I've been poor. I know both sides very well.<p>Growing up poor, I knew that I wanted to be rich. I …

Self-improvement

Burnout: How to deal with creative and mental exhaustion

If you prefer to listen, here’s the podcast version of this post on iTunes and Soundcloud:<p>It’s no shocker that working all night and all day with a …

One Investing Mistake You Must Avoid

Buying dividend stocks? Don't make this mistake.<p>Investment mistakes can sometimes sneak up on even the most experienced investors. And with so many …

Investing

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

Self-improvement

9 successful people share the smartest thing they've ever done with their money

"Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves," writes T. Harv Eker in "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "They see other successful people as models to learn from. They say to themselves, 'If they can do it, I can do it.'"<p>Business Insider asked several …

Real Estate

I'm a self-made millionaire, and here's the single best piece of advice I can give you about money

My response: <b>Stop telling yourself that getting rich is outside of your control. The truth is that making money is an inside job.</b><p>Most people don't understand the nature of building wealth, which is why generation after generation approaches it the same way and almost always fails. Schools teach the …

Self-improvement
Stack Overflow

14 tips and tools to resolve conflicts with Git

Git is very good at merging code. Merges are local, fast, and flexible. Naturally every time one merges content from different branches conflicts can …

Software Development