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10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The 20 fears keeping you from getting rich

Let's rephrase the question. Are you the kind of person who trips themselves up routinely? Or loves to blame the economy? Or tracks Powerball numbers the way Warren Buffett tracks the stock market?<p>Your fears, ignorance or stuck behavior might stand in the way between you and wealth. You don't see …

This Guy Photographed the ISS from an Airplane at 40,000 Feet

This is impressive: photographer and aspiring astronaut Trevor Mahlmann was sitting in the seat of an airplane at 40,000 feet this past Tuesday when …

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

The $40,000 Olive: How Entrepreneurs Can Spend Time Saving Money

Nearly 30 years ago American Airlines made a startling discovery. They determined that eliminating one olive from each passenger’s salad plate would reduce costs by $40,000. The story made headlines because the cost of an arbitrary garnish had a surprising impact on costs.<p><b>Focus time on cost</b> …

5 Ways To Free Yourself From A Leadership Rut

Leaders who are bored, in a rut, or otherwise find themselves anesthetized by the routine have a huge problem - <b>they are not leading.</b> Leadership is a game for the mentally agile, not the brain dead. Sound harsh? It’s meant to. While most of the world has succumbed to a static life imprisoned by the …

The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts

These seven maps and charts, visualized by The Washington Post, will help you understand how diverse other parts of the world are in terms of languages.<p><b>1. Some continents have more languages than others</b><p>Not all continents are equally diverse in the number of spoken languages. Whereas Asia leads the …

You'll Never Guess What Surprising Problem Is Affecting Higher Income Households

If you thought this was a problem that only affected low- and middle-income households then you'd be sorely mistaken!<p>It no longer matters where you …

As Coal Jobs Go Up In Flames, New Energy Positions Will Emerge From Ashes

Coal-related jobs are going up in flames, but new ones will emerge from the ashes. That’s the conclusion of a new economic study that examines the Obama administration’s energy policy and its potential impact on the broader economy.<p>Appalachia’s coal counties are smoldering for a multitude of …

Fossil Fuels

Startup Pledges To Cut Cost Of Breast Cancer Genetic Testing From $4000 To $249

This morning, a Burlingame, Calif.-based startup called Color Genomics is announcing that it will provided genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer – the same genetic tests that led Angelina Jolie to have her breasts and ovaries surgically removed – at one-sixteenth the cost of the main test …

Breast Cancer

How To Build An Amazing Sales Team -- For The Digital Age

<i>Once upon a time,</i> businesses depended on salespeople for information.<p>That was a simpler age. To decide on a product, you’d invite a few reps to your office, where they’d show slides and make pitches.<p>Along the way, you’d learn the product landscape and make a decision based on the information you …

The Secret to Hubble's Success

Space Shuttle <i>Discovery</i><p>Shuttle Mission STS-31<p>April 24-29, 1990<p>Hubble launched in 1990 with five primary instruments designed to capture images from space and transmit them back to Earth.<p>1. Wide Field and Planetary Camera (WFPC)<p>This instrument was composed of two cameras: the wide field camera, which …

Why The Fed Won't Raise Rates Soon

Like returns in the stock market, there’s nothing guaranteed about the Fed raising rates later this year.<br>Although people like me – and a host of other pundits – have been trying to warn people, we must sound like Chicken Littles after six years of caution.<p>Randy Kroszner and Austan Goolsbee are two …

The terrible unspoken truth about parenting

It’s a stunning thing to say, and not because it’s untrue. It simply breaks every unspoken social rule about the way we choose to view mothers and …

Third And Most Spectacular Economic Collapse In 15 Years Will Devastate The World

<b>On the heels of another wild trading week in world markets, today one of the top economists in the world sent King World News an incredibly powerful</b> …

Stock Markets

How Steve Jobs Trained His Own Brain

Steve Jobs wasn't only a pioneer in computer technology. He was also a pioneer in the technology of the brain.<p>Steve Jobs is one of the two or three greatest icons of high tech, rivaled only by Bill Gates and perhaps Mark Zuckerberg. He's mostly known for his legendary ability to create innovative, …

Meditation

This was one of the moments Steve Jobs realized he could change the world

One of those old interviews was shared by venture capitalist Chris Dixon on his blog Friday, under the title, "It all blossomed out of this tiny little seed."<p>The video is part of a documentary filmed in 1985, the year Jobs was ousted from Apple to found a new computer company called NeXT.<p>In the …

From Apple to SoulCycle: Here's How Cult Brands Breed Loyalty and Fanaticism

3 min read<p>The best brands, like cults, inspire consumers to act irrationally.<p>Basking in the marketing glow of companies like Apple, Harley-Davidson, Lululemon and more, a worshipful public is willing -- and even eager -- to wait in ungodly lines or shell out top dollar. On social media, consumers …

Indoor Cycling

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Big Oil’s business model is broken

Many reasons have been provided for the dramatic plunge in the price of oil to about $60 per barrel (nearly half of what it was a year ago): slowing …

Oil

Inside the Psychology of Productivity

Burned out? Can't get it all done? The problem might be in your head.<p>You wake up with it in the morning and go to bed thinking about it at night: an ever-crushing load of emails, meetings, conference calls, and tasks that needed to get done yesterday. Family time means reading sales reports in the …

Time Management

The 24-Minute Morning Routine That Will Make You an Entrepreneurial Rock Star

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is one of your most coveted and scarce resources as an entrepreneur, so maximizing pockets of time in your day through a productive routine is crucial.<p>Probably the most important period of your day is when you first wake up. Your …

Time Management

Young, Broke And Creditworthy

After graduating from Princeton in 2003, Louis Beryl took a job in New York City trading energy derivatives. While his new employer, Morgan Stanley, promised to reimburse his relocation expenses, he needed $8,000 to front the costs of the move–not the sort of thing a 22-year-old with little credit …

10 Design Moves From Tricked-Out Bathrooms

<i>Natasha Saroca, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Seemingly standard cupboards with smart, unique or high-tech elements and accessories behind their doors can make a world of difference when it comes to making a bath zone more organized and user friendly. Cases in point: The 10 bathroom cabinet ideas you’ll find …

Tweak your startup hiring strategy: More builders, fewer movers

<i>This article is part of DBA, a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture</i> …

Is Your Brand Telling Meaningful Stories?

Authentic storytelling in the workplace (and outside of it in social media channels) is an amazing way to impact talent strategies. It’s part science: apparently, we respond to storytelling with a change in brain chemistry. It’s part social: a great way to build trust and confidence, and to …

An In-depth Look At Energous, Its IPO, And Its Disruptive Approach To Wireless Power

<i>updated on January 28 to provide more detail on Tom Iwanski’s departure from Energous’s management team</i><p>George Holmes had decided he was done with wireless power companies when a friend asked him to check out a little startup based in Pleasanton, CA. “It’s the best wireless power deal on the …

Wireless Charging

Measuring The Impact Of Social Media On Your Business

<i>This post was co-authored with Becky Ross and Shannon Gorman, both MBA students at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.</i><p>Spending on social media continues to soar, but measuring its impact remains a challenge for most companies. When The CMO Survey asked marketers how they show the impact …

Understanding Cash Flow Is Critical

The real poverty of typical families is found neither in their low income nor in costly essential expenses but rather in not understanding their own cash flow.<p>Regardless of income level, overspending causes poverty. Saving and budgeting produces wealth.<p>A person may be making millions and live on a …