Karan Sengar

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27 Lessons From History's Smartest People

Sometimes the best way to learn is by tossing out the textbooks and getting lessons straight from the experts. Or, in the case of 27 Life-Changing …

Getting Capitalism Wrong - AI Will Reduce Economic Inequality, Not Increase It

We’ve another of those pieces shouting that artificial intelligence is going to overturn the world and thus we need more taxes, more government and even, in this argument from Kai-Fu Lee, more colonialism. It’s not going to work out like this of course, it’s just not going to work out like this at …

9 Signs You're A Perfectionist (And That's Not A Good Thing)

“I’m a bit of a perfectionist.” Phrases like that are often a bit of a humble brag said by individuals who insist that although their pursuit of excellence can be a bit of a drag, it’s also a badge of honor.<p>And while the drive excellence can be the key to success — elite athletes, groundbreaking …

personaldevelopment

Want To Be Successful? Break These Ten Bad Habits

Dear Liz,<p>I graduated with my MBA in December and was lucky enough to get hired in February.<p>I’m excited about my job, which is going well so far.<p>Little by little I’m learning the job description. I feel more confident every week.<p>I want to use this job as a springboard to a more responsible position …

The Dangerous Approach Of Living Without Purpose

Nothing gives a person inner wholeness and peace like a distinctunderstanding of where they are going.<p>Robert Bryne once observed, “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.”<p>In order to get somewhere, you need to define your end goal. That is essential. And the sooner you define it, the clearer …

Hedge funds are loading up on these 17 ETFs

ETFs, or exchange-traded funds, are emerging as extremely popular investments.<p>The funds are designed to track a specific set of stocks, commodity or another group of assets. The idea is that investors can diversify their portfolios by simply investing in a single fund, rather than each of the …

Tulips, Myths, and Cryptocurrencies

Everyone knows about the Tulip Bubble, first documented by Charles Mackay in 1841 in his book Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of …

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Analytics

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Not Only Reduces Stress, Here’s How it Changes Your Brain

Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, has been one of the most prominent scientists studying …

Super Inspiring Leaders Have these 33 Characteristics

We tend to put great emphasis on leadership skills and ways we can learn and build them (and spend a ton of money on professional development each …

Day Trader Makes $94,119.54 in 3 Months

Image credit<p>With a mere 10% or less of day traders profiting in the market, a successful day trader can be hard to find. Day trading is the simple act of buying shares of stocks with the intention of selling them for a higher price within a few hours. This type of trading is exceptionally …

Here's What Top Pharma Execs Expect Under Donald Trump

Top executives from large U.S. drugmakers on Thursday discussed for the first time possible changes for the industry under President-elect Donald …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Contributor<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is …

Motivation

This Is How The Great American Bull Comes To An End

We have had an impressive rally since March 2009 and investors actually display renewed optimism because of the change in policies brought by the new …

Why buying and storing gold at home is not a great idea

It's been a perceived financial safe haven for centuries. Gold still has a rarefied lustre as an asset to buy when times are tough.<p>People buy gold because they don't have any faith in the U.S. dollar, or any paper currency for that matter, says Damian Rozen, a manager at the precious-metals …

The Week Ahead: Market Insights From Past Election Years

The earnings season got started with a bang last week as Netflix (NFXL) reported a 36.5% increase in year-over-year revenues and added 3.6 million subscribers. After closing Monday at $99.80 it opened Tuesday at $116.63 and continued to move higher all week closing at $127.50<p>The big banks also beat …

This top-rated productivity app makes PDFs less annoying

Nothing is more frustrating than needing to edit or sign a PDF and not having access to the original document. That’s why PDFpenPRO is a must-have …

8 Ways to Stand Out as a Leader in your Company

There are those people who are put in charge of companies and given the title of President or CEO. In an entrepreneur world, often the President and …

What Working for a Pointless Manager Taught Me About Great Leadership

<i>The MPW Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions</i> …

Comment on The Astonishing Healthcare Tech of the Future Is Arriving by Quantium

re healthcare is broken: What is broken is delivering anything via dictatorial professions motivated by capitalism. What will replace it is a whole …

29 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

It’s important to remember that every interview is a two-way street.<p>You should be assessing the employer just as much as they’re assessing you …

Career Development

The next recession will end capitalism as we know it

The dollar broke out of its long consolidation Oct 4—and it's headed higher. No doubt about it. This has implications for… everything.<p>I've been yapping for months about how FX was going to be the primary driver in the markets. And it's happening.<p>This happened to gold:<p>And this happened to USDJPY, …

How to Spot a Common Mental Error That Leads to Misguided Thinking

Human beings have been blaming strange behavior on the full moon for centuries. In the Middle Ages, for example, people claimed that a full moon …

3 Damaging Habits That Get in the Way of Success

It's human to slip up in your continuous efforts to be more positive, confident, compassionate, productive, approachable… the list goes on. But when …

The 20 Habits of Eventual Millionaires

I read book after book but the advice seemed awful. And even the advice that was clearly good ("eat better") there was almost zero chance I would follow.<p>I don't know how to take good advice. I don't know how to give it. And all of this talk about "habits" seems beyond me.<p>I was all alone with no one …

Ten Nervous Habits That Will Damage Your Career

We don’t know our own habits. Other people have to tell us about them.<p>I worked with a woman who could not let anyone around her finish a sentence. We will call her Beth.<p>Beth had a nervous habit that drove her co-workers crazy. Whenever anyone spoke to Beth, she cut them off. She couldn’t help it. …

Self-help

World's first typhoon turbine could power all of Japan for 50 years

An engineer in Japan is looking for a silver lining in the destructive typhoons that regularly drench the island nation. Atsushi Shimizu has invented …

Renewable Energy

GW Pharmaceutical Gets Closer To Forcing FDA On Cannabis

British biotech company GW Pharmaceuticals announced positive results on its latest Phase 3 clinical trial for its drug Epidiolex. The drug is cannabidiol-based and is used to treat children with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a rare form of childhood epilepsy.<p>The results from the test were very …

Cannabis

25 Investing Myths Debunked

'Buy low, sell high' is more nuanced than you'd think.<p>Like most areas of personal finance, investing has more than its share of myths. Before you …

Investing

4 Reasons You Should Consider A 15-Year Mortgage Right Now

Pop quiz: Would you like to make half as many mortgage payments and owe thousands less in interest over the life of a loan, all while paying a lower interest rate? If you answered “yes” to any part of that question, 15-year mortgages are worth considering, suggests Justin Arnold, a CFP (Certified …