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9 mind-expanding documentaries to increase your intelligence

Be honest, now and then we all spend our free time watching various TV series, don’t we? And while some may consider it to be a rather meaningless …

Four funds advisers tip for a retirement income portfolio

Want a reliable income from your pension investments? We ask experts to name their favourite fund tips<p>In the new world of flexible pensions, a generation of retired savers will choose to manage their money instead of handing their capital to an insurance company in exchange for a guaranteed income. …

All Entrepreneurs Should Watch These 6 TED Talks Right Now

When starting a business, you need all the help you can get. Use these six TED Talks to help guide you on your entrepreneurial journey.<p>Some entrepreneurs are fortunate enough to have connected with a valuable mentor to guide them as they jumpstart a new business idea or venture. The wise words of a …

Entrepreneurship

5 Common Mental Errors That Sway You From Making Good Decisions

I like to think of myself as a rational person, but I’m not one. The good news is it’s not just me — or you. We are all irrational.For a long time, …

How Going on Welfare Made Me an Entrepreneur

My business sense was born from a place I didn't expect: Desperation.<p>About 17 years ago, I moved to New York City to join a large nonprofit. It was a dream come true for me. Over the following 13 years, I received an excellent education worth far more than any MBA, and learned from outstanding …

Entrepreneurship

9 things mentally strong people do to manage stress

That's why being able to manage stress effectively can prove pivotal.<p>We spoke with psychotherapist Amy Morin, the author of "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," to find out the best way to approach stress management.<p>Here are nine things mentally strong people do to keep stress from taking …

25 Of The Best Employee Perks You Need To Have

Thanks to companies in Silicon Valley, employees have high expectations of the perks that your company offers.<p>Besides perks like medical and dental …

6 Important Keys To Staying Motivated For Life

Staying motivated is a combination of internal and external factors that stimulate a desire to be continually interested and committed to attain a …

Motivation

A self-made millionaire studied 1,200 wealthy people and found they teach their kids something the rest of us don't

They continually self-educate; they avoid nostalgia, and they tend to embrace selfishness. Not surprisingly, they also have different opinions when it comes to parenting.<p>That's according to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who interviewed over 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people and compiled …

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.<p>We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better.<p>Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why.<p>Playing music …

The best jobs for every personality type

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality test, which measures preferences like introversion and extroversion, has been part of business culture for decades.<p>Today about 80% of the Fortune 500 and 89 of Fortune 100 companies use it in an attempt to get employees into the right roles and help teams …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Special Forces

This 1 Trick Can Help You Stay Focused

Here’s a question for you: Do you control your day or do you simply react to it? Or to put it another way—how often do you feel like all you did was …

Time Management

A hedge fund billionaire says there are only 2 things you need to remember about investing

For example, the idea of being on the right side of a predominant trend — bring a concept like this into the Church of Value Investing and you may see the holy water begin to boil. And yet, it can work if applied correctly.<p>Here's PTJ on his own chosen trend indicator, the 200-day moving average, …

How Exceptionally Productive People End The Workday

My workdays used to go something like this:<p>“Sit down in front of my computer with a vague idea of what I wanted to get done.<p>Check email. Get …

The best men's watches at every price point

I wasn't wearing a digital watch or even a plastic camp watch anymore. It was real metal and it made me feel grown up.<p>I wore it every day and then later passed it on to a good friend who was just getting into watches.<p>My next watch was an Oris TT1 Chronograph, a beast of a watch — and it was a Swiss …