Jason Ahl

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10 Simple Patterns of the Most Insanely Successful People

Here are some proven patterns for achieving your goals, gathered through numerous in-person interviews of successful people from all walks of life.<p>Success takes many forms. You can have monetary success, political success, in the form of power, or even cultural success, in the form of fame.<p>I spent …

Self-improvement

Sky-High Luxury: 22 Hours Aboard Emirates Airlines

Sixteen exclusive Bulgari amenity kits. Dom Pérignon vintages paired with canapés of cured duck with saffron poached peach; a walnut baguette with persian feta cheese, fresh fig, and truffle infused honey, and, wild smoked salmon, lemon and cumin cream cheese on norlander bread. No, this was not my …

The Science Behind Daydreaming And How You Can Retrain Your Brain To Focus

Our brains aren’t designed for the type of work we do, which is why we’re always distracted. But two rules can help you retrain your brain.<p>The secret to productivity isn’t getting more things done; it’s getting the right things done. It sounds simple, but the problem is that office workers are …

The Brain

10 ways couples can finish rich

Getting married or moving in with your partner inevitably changes things — your finances included.<p>Learning to manage your money together does not have to be overwhelming. It's something any couple can do, as long as you put in the work. "If the two of you don't make your finances a priority, they …

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, “What is your number one secret to productivity?” After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

Time Management

3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Productivity

All of us have goals and dreams for the future. But not all of us do what it takes to achieve those goals. We get caught up, stuck, sidetracked, and derailed. Things come up, causing us to veer off track and lose our momentum.<p>Yet, if we want to succeed in any endeavor we set our sights on, we have …

The 10 Best Movies Of 2015

Here is a list of what I consider to be the ten best movies of 2015. There are many lists just like this one, but this one is mine. Many other people will <i>also</i> tell you that it was hard to keep it down to just 10 movies which a) is true and b) is easily remedied by reminding myself that adding more …

Michael B. Jordan

9 ways to make your life easier without spending a fortune

The gist of it was this: When you are a child, you have energy and time but no money; when you are a young adult, you have energy and money but no time; when you are an older adult, you have money and time but no energy.<p>The whole "energy and time but no money" thing was true for me for the first 22 …

An entrepreneur who built a 7-figure business says the smartest thing to do with your money is a habit you can start building today

The good news is <i>anyone</i> can put money aside and let it accumulate.<p>You don't need to be rich to invest— it's a concept that personal finance experts have been preaching for nearly a century, and is just as relevant today.<p>"Money comes to you when you are ready for it," explains entrepreneur Lewis …

A Google Exec on How to Organize Your Workweek

Your Monday self is just never going to be very happy or productive, argues Jeremiah Dillon, head of product marketing at Google, in a piece at <i>Fast</i> …

What It Takes to Be a Master Sommelier

Each year, approximately two hundred sommeliers from around the world submit themselves to a gruelling three-part test of wine expertise known as the Master Sommelier Exam. They must first pass an oral test of wine theory, in which examinees are expected to show encyclopedic knowledge of …

4 Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Let's be real: productivity is difficult. You get motivated, you set goals, you put systems and routines in place... but reality doesn't seem to …

I'm Going to Tell You About the Most Successful Person I Know

Lets call him "Pat". That's not his name, but close. I don't want to embarrass him, although I am 99.99% sure he won't be embarrassed even if I mention him.<p>I met him in 1999. He was the number two guy at the largest investment bank in the world. He wanted to invest in my next company. Here's what …

10 Morning Habits of Successful People That You Should Learn

An app millennials are using to trade stocks and cryptocurrencies without any fees is now worth $5.6 billion: Here's how to use it

And it's a model that's working for people. A little over four years after launch, the company has a $5.6 billion valuation— four times more than its 2017 valuation of $1.3 billion.<p>The app first launched in December 2014 and quickly became a favorite among younger people looking to invest. It …

The 50 most powerful people in the world

It isn't just wealth. And it isn't just control over people or resources. No, <i>true power</i> is a potent combination of money and influence that enables people to help shape the world. But only a select group of people really possess the economic and political clout to effect global change. For better …

Here's what Warren Buffett said when Tony Robbins asked him how he got so rich

Billionaire Warren Buffett hasn't always been as incredibly rich as he is today. In fact, 99% of his wealth was earned after his 50th birthday.<p>The investing legend has been slowly building his fortune over the years, and today, the 85-year-old billionaire is one of the richest men in the world, …

12 Easy Recipes for a Delicious, Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Make life easy on yourself this Thanksgiving -- and avoid being a frazzled host -- by selecting dishes that are easy and/or make-ahead. When your guests arrive, you'll be ready to celebrate rather than slaving away in the kitchen or, worse, nodding off at the table.<p>From my Carrot & Sweet Potato …

How to drink like James Bond

The bottles and brands that make up Bond's drinks cabinet from Sean Connery to Daniel Craig are part of an evening hosted by Tom Harrow of Honest …

How to Stop Procrastinating and Actually Get Stuff Done

I can be a pretty bad procrastinator.In school, I put off writing essays until the day before they were due. At home, the dishes pile up and out of …

The Food Lab Pronto: Soak Your Pasta for Easy Skillet Baked Ziti

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Nothing says comfort to me like a nice baked pasta dish loaded with creamy sauce and cheese, and while California winters ain't exactly the kind that scream out for rib-sticking food, there's something about October that just makes me crave it no …

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Your Mental Health is More Important Than Your Grades

Pursuing your degree? Feeling the pressure? It's that time in the term, when the heat is turned up-between deadlines, exams and everything <i>in between</i>. If you are a student of today, you likely have a lot going on in the <i>between</i>. Ideas about "traditional" and "non-traditional" students have flipped, …

The 5 Best Bargains in the Stock Market

Our Motley Fool contributors think that these stocks are the best buys in the market today.<p>With the <b>S&P 500</b> in negative territory since the start of …

How to Build Wealth Using Other People’s Money

It takes money to make money. However, it doesn’t necessarily need to be your money if you know how to leverage other people’s money to help you …

Some key moments from trial over Jay Z hit 'Big Pimpin

Rap superstar Jay Z and music producer Timbaland spent two days in a stately federal courtroom in Los Angeles last week, defending their creation of …