Jackson Liu

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5 Productivity Tools To Work Smarter, Not Harder

Kelly Weiss<p>Purpose-driven business + lifestyle coach Read full profile<p>Modern day life constantly demands our time, attention, and energy. We put …

What is the ideal retirement portfolio for your 60s?

<i>Karin Mizgala, MBA, CFP, is co-founder and CEO of Money Coaches Canada. We asked her to construct an ideal retirement portfolio for a Canadian in their 60s.</i><p>If you're in your 60s, either at or near retirement, assuming average life expectancy, your investment time frame for the bulk of your …

How to manage your money like a CEO

Treat your personal finances as a business to help yourself manage it efficiently and effectively.<p>Sometimes it helps to put on a nice suit and sit in …

Personal Finance

Neuroscience Discovers 5 Things That Will Make You Happy

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

6 Unusual Habits of Exceptionally Creative People

I expend a huge amount of my time and energy writing books and articles and working to keep my company innovative. I've developed an obsession with some of history's most creative minds in the hope that I might learn some tricks to expand my own creative productivity.<p>Some of the things I've learned …

The One Trick That Will Allow You To Change Habits Overnight

Magic Tip: Adjust your life so all you have to do is show up.<p>The past few weeks, I got into a major slump when it came to taking care of myself. I started eating out with my girlfriend much more and replacing the salads for the burgers and fries. Working out started going from a mandatory once a …

Will Power

The 10 best tips about money Warren Buffett has ever shared

Warren Buffett is one of the greatest investing and business minds today. But aside from his exponential investing success, Buffett is probably most famous for his humorous insights, colorful commentary and wise advice. It's part of what makes him a perfect fit to be a finalist for the 2015 "Best …

Personal Finance

11 Ways to Be More Like a Zen Monk

<i>Photo credit: thegardenofzen.com</i>Recently, I read a story about the state of decline of Zen Buddhism in Japan and of the rapid closure of Zen …

Meditation

Take This Quiz to Measure Your Happiness Scientifically

Chances are you’ve taken a test that measures your happiness and well-being. But let’s be frank: very few of these tests are actually rooted in …

5 Unusual Ways To Maintain Your Motivation

There are any number of posts, books and videos that will talk to you about motivation and offer all sorts of advice. Some of that advice can be …

These Millennials Are Socking Away 15% of Their Salaries

Iron Man. Wonder Woman. Millennial Super Saver.<p>He or she is an ordinary human, 18 to 34, who saves at least 15 percent of his or her salary each year …

People Analytics: The Secret to Eradicating Low Company Morale

The workplace nemesis — apathy — is at it again, gaining strength in the shadows.... Read More»

Employee Engagement

6 Ways to Kill Fear and Move Forward

Copyright: clarkfang / 123RF Stock Photo<p>Occasionally I read something that rings so true, it hits me like the wet snap of a dish towel across my thigh. Case in point, Author Steven Pressfield wrote this in his ridiculously awesome motivational text, <i>The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win</i> …

11 signs you aren't as good with money as you think you are

Newsflash: We all make money mistakes sometimes.<p>The trick is to know what they are, and to improve upon them on the road to building wealth.<p>If you think you're the exception to the rule, take a look at the points below — you might not be as flawless with your finances as you think.

Personal Finance

The 4 personality types of your customers

The driving force<p>“We usually think of ourselves as sitting in the driver’s seat, with ultimate control over the decisions we made and the direction our life takes; but, alas, this perception has more to do with our desires-with how we want to view ourselves-than with reality” ― Dan Ariely, …

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Pineapple

<i>Photo by Alex Shapiro</i><p>Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? No one, because pineapples don't grow underwater. Well, I guess Spongebob does live in a pineapple under the sea, and if you want to consider him a person then you can but - IN REALITY - pineapples are not an aquatic thing nor do they act …

35 Business Leaders Share Their Daily Habits

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5 Things Happy People Never Forget

Ever wonder why other people seem happier than you?<p>You take a look around and notice that people are smiling and laughing, and things seem to be …

Happiness

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Invest Money When You Don't Have Any

My quest to learn about finance as an ignorant twentysomething.<p>For months after college, my job was to sit in a windowless warehouse with dozens of other schlubs and type summaries of meetings dictated to me over the phone. The shift went from midnight to 6 AM. I'd eat the free Dominos my employer …

7 bad habits that keep you from being successful

If you can rise above the habits that are blocking you, you can reach the potential you've always held.<p>These seven self-destructive habits are a good place to begin:<p>It's your life, so put a stop to allowing other people to decide for you. Take back control, and set healthy boundaries. Make your own …

Self-improvement