Ken Gotschall

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3 Ways to Build Retirement Savings Later in Life

Behind on building your nest egg? Here's how to catch up in time.<p>We're supposed to start saving for retirement as early in our careers as possible. …

A 31-year-old who left her 9-5 with $1 million says most people have the same misconception about retirement

Kristy Shen may be the youngest retiree in Canada.<p>In 2014, at age 31, Shen retired from her job as a computer engineer with $1 million in the bank. …

Retirement

How I ditched $72,000 in debt: Becoming a budget obsessive

<i>In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt using a combination of commitment, budgeting and smart financial choices. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.</i><p>Home Sweet Hectic<p><b>Who:</b> Christine Brown<p><b>How much:</b> $72,000 in 22 months<p>One night in February 2016, …

Personal Finance

Box deepens partnership with Microsoft and turns its attention to AI and machine learning

When I spoke to Box CEO Aaron Levie last year at the Boxworks customer conference, I had to ask the obligatory machine learning question. Surely Box was of sufficient size with enough data running through its systems to take advantage of machine learning. All he would say was they were thinking …

How to Take Control of Your Money in 2018: A Month-by-Month Guide

The most ambitious, life-changing goals all have two things in common: They make you feel instantly weak at the knees, and at first glance, they …

Personal Finance

A Look Back: “I Did My Best Job Teaching A “Growth Mindset” Today – Here’s The Lesson Plan”

<b>In February, this blog will be celebrating its ten-year anniversary! Leading up to it, I’m re-starting a series I tried to do in the past called “A</b> …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Read the full transcript of President Obama's farewell speech

Here is an unedited transcript of<p>President Obama’s prepared remarks during his farewell address in Chicago, as provided by the White House.<p>---<p>It's good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we've received over the past few weeks. But tonight …

10 Success lessons from Roger Federer – “The Swiss Maestro” for entrepreneurs

Share33<p>Tweet<p>Share62<p>+16<p>Shares 101<p>Being unbeatable requires a lot of hard work. To be the king in any given field, one must exert much effort and take …

More Research Shows That the Snowball Method Is the Best Debt Payoff Strategy

It makes logical sense to pay off your highest interest rate debts first. Yet research shows that paying off smaller balances is actually more …

Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If you haven’t, he is a master Buddhist teacher who is renowned for his amazing wisdom on self-compassion, mindfulness …

How four drug companies rapidly raised prices on lifesaving drugs

A<p>U.S. Senatecommittee detailed in an investigative report Wednesday how drug companies were exploiting the market by acquiring decades-old crucial medicines and suddenly raising their prices astronomically.<p>“We must work to stop the bad actors who are driving up the prices of drugs that they did …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

5 Reasons You Need to Be Obsessed With Paying Off Debt | Inc.com

As entrepreneurs, we tend to do anything for our businesses to succeed. We take risks, including taking on debt with the intent of growing our businesses to the point that they are profitable. For many of us, it's necessary.<p>It's also easy for us to get ahead of themselves with a vision of massive …

Parents of successful kids have these 12 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Michael Lewis on the Psychological Quirks Trump Exploited to Become President

<i>The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds</i>, can safely be called a must-read for behavioral psychology nerds. It tells the story of how …

TED Talks: ‘All It Takes Is 10 Mindful Minutes’

In this TED Talk, mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe presents a thoughtful exercise: <i>“When did you last take any time to do nothing? Just 10 minutes,</i> …

Meditation

Don’t Teach Grit. Embed It.

column | Learning Strategies<p>Don’t Teach Grit. Embed It.<p>By Michael B. Horn (Columnist)     Jul 13, 2016<p>Image Credit: Mrs. Opossum / Shutterstock.com<p>In …

The 8 Tremendous Ways to Develop a Growth Mindset

These 8 proven mindset techniques can help you shift yourself and your life into top gear.<p>The truth is having a fixed mindset as the name implies, increases the limitations you have in your life.<p>Optimists believe the glass is half full whilst pessimists believe it's empty. The same can be said for …

Garmin vs the Apple Watch Series 2 - Which Is the Better Watch?

This is a post that I have wanted to get to for a while and have been receiving a lot of people visiting at this post and asking questions so I …

Want to Race Endurance? Better Hit the Gym

<i>“I don’t need the gym. I’m already running 5-6 days per week. That’s plenty!”</i><p>Have you ever said something like this? As an endurance athlete, it is …

Why the Fastest Runners Are Astonishingly Chill

So, this weekend, you’re going to be one of the 50,000 people running the New York City Marathon, the world’s largest. It’s your first race; You’re …

20 Confidence-Boosting Tricks You'll Love

If you’re self-assured, believe whole-heartedly in your abilities, know your judgements to be sound, and feel prepared for any of life’s challenges, …

Does eating fat make you fat? This doctor says no.

The weight-loss industry has long been saturated with gimmicky, too-good-to-be-true diets, so one could be excused for thinking the main benefit of “Eat Fat, Get Thin” is to burn calories by causing particularly vigorous eye-rolling.<p>I mean, doesn’t eating fat, like, make you fat?<p>Actually, the …

7 Things Wildly Successful People Do Before 7:30 a.m.

Successful people come from all walks of life, yet they all have one thing in common: where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by their ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many …

Success

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Netflix's stock shot up 20% after a big earnings beat.</b> Its net international subscriber growth was 3.2 million, and Wall Street was only forecasting 2 million.<p><b>2. BuzzFeed is making a "major" investment in two branded content studios in London.</b> BuzzFeed is more than doubling the size of its …

Consumers Are Scoring Crazy Deals in the Credit Card Wars

Morrie Low, a 27-year-old Seattle cocktail server, has found an unlikely new source of pleasure: credit card companies.<p>After working off card …

The 4 Point Personal Finance Checklist for 50-Somethings

Your 50s can be a tricky time financially. On the one hand, you're probably earning more money now than you did earlier in your career, which gives you more flexibility, in general. On the other hand, if you have children, there's a good chance you're facing college tuition bills, or the …

How to put your mind to sleep

My sleep schedule:<p><b>8:30</b>: Get ready for bed<p><b>9:00</b>: Be in bed<p><b>9:30</b>: Hopefully be sleeping<p><b>9:55</b>: Definitely be sleeping<p><b>10:00</b>: Oh god, you’re not asleep? Why …