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Chris Gardner: The homeless man who became a multi-millionaire investor

<b>When Chris Gardner and his young son were sleeping rough on the floor of a public toilet, he could never have dreamt that his life story would be turned into a hit Hollywood movie.</b><p>It was back in the early 1980s that Mr Gardner, then aged 27, and his toddler son were homeless for a year in San …

San Francisco

Meditation leads to painfully obvious spiritual insights

<b>A MAN who recently took up meditation has gained spiritual insights that anyone could have thought of, it has emerged.</b><p>After joining a weekly one-hour …

Meditation

5 Smart Habits Successful People Use to Avoid Procrastinating

It's more than just time management.<p>We've all been there--sitting at our desks scrolling through Facebook as we avoid the task in front of us. It's called procrastination and it can take many forms, from frequent coffee breaks to small talk with co-workers.<p>Procrastination is often chalked up to …

5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …

How I Made It: Billionaire's right-hand man Chris Hollod on becoming a big fish in a big pond

<b>The gig:</b> Chris Hollod, 33, is venture capital partner at billionaire Ron Burkle's private equity firm Yucaipa Cos. They've traveled together for the last five years, with Hollod as the frontman on evaluating thousands of start-up investment opportunities.<p>Hollod oversees Inevitable Ventures, backed …

9 Ways to Become Incredibly Successful: the Ultimate Guide to Accomplishing All Your Goals

Tips, strategies, practical steps, links....<p>It's fairly easy to be modestly successful; you just have to work hard. (Seriously: that is all it takes.) It's harder to be very successful; you have to work hard, and smart, and catch a few breaks along the way.<p>It's extremely difficult to be incredibly …

14 Time Management Templates to Help You Get Organised

Darren A. Smith<p>Founder of Making Business Matter - Training Provider to the UK Grocery Industry Read full profile<p>Time Management is the skill that …

Time Management

5 essential keys to building a multi-million dollar company

What does it take to build a company valued at over a hundred million dollars?<p>A while back, I had asked this question to Ambarish Gupta, CEO and Founder at Knowlarity, a major cloud telephony company.<p>Incorporated in 2009, Knowlarity has 15,000 customers in more than 65 companies across the world. …

Entrepreneurship

The Five Most Expensive Homes for Sale in the U.S.

The five most expensive properties currently available for sale in the U.S. range from a 33-bedroom compound near Palm Beach, Fla., for $195 million …

Real Estate

Mindful Feng Shui Secrets

Mindfulness is going mainstream! It is one of the hottest trends in spa, medical and corporate wellness. This concept is new to so many people in the western world, but it is an ancient practice that dates back in time to the days of Buddha. Not so new at all! What is all the fuss about? Scientific …

Mindfulness

3 Rituals That Will Make You More Motivated

You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of “<i>I-don’t-feel-like-it.</i>” You just don’t have any motivation. …

50 Inspiring Motivational Quotes About Mental Toughness and Willpower

Looking for a burst of inspiration and motivation when times get tough? These quotes will help you keep pursuing your goals.<p>Arguably one of the most important qualities successful people possess is mental toughness: the drive and determination and willpower to keep going when the going gets …

5 Vital Content Marketing Tips for Startups

In this digital age, content marketing is a must for anyone starting a new company. It forms an important part of digital marketing for every …

Marketing

9 Secrets That Will Help You Achieve Your Success

We are all capable of so much more if we will apply ourselves better.<p>There really is no secret to success, it all comes down to wanting it enough to do the things that are necessary for success. There are many reasons, (what I really mean is excuses, but I wanted to be polite), for not doing some …

Motivation

5 Things You Should Unlearn About Marketing

Learn from top marketers at IBM, Hawaiian Airlines, and Brooks Brothers.<p>The belief that entrepreneurs can't market like the big guys is a marketing myth in itself. While you may not have the budget of IBM or Brooks Brothers, you can easily apply all the advice shared here to your own marketing …

Want to Be a Better Innovator? Suit Up

Technology is terrific, and creativity is compelling, but numbers are necessary.<p>A colleague of mine asked me a great question this morning. I accidentally found myself writing the following article as my response.<p>"<b>What is the biggest obstacle to innovation in a company?"</b><p><b>Metrics that Matter.</b><br>You …

Innovation

No, Successful People Aren't Superhuman. They Just Do These 10 Things

If you are looking for ways to jumpstart your career, or thinking of jumping ship to start your own business, here are some insights on how to prepare.<p>Does it sometimes seem like people all around you are getting promoted, or leaving to start their own business, while all your hard work and …

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This Is Why Warren Buffett Is a Billionaire

Warren Buffett maneuvered the worst investment of his career into one of the most profitable enterprises of all time.<p><i>What's the shrewdest, smartest maneuver you've ever seen in business? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people</i> …

Warren Buffetts 7 Secrets For Living A Happy And Simple Life

Are you sold on the fake notion that owning possessions is the touchstone of your self-worth? Have you felt jealous and self-pity when a neighbor …