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How to (actually) find your purpose

You know what I don’t like? <b>Advice that doesn’t come with instruction</b>.<p>For instance, “leadership gurus” often say, “You must do the work you’re …

This CEO Reviewed Thousands of LinkedIn Profiles -- Here Are the 5 Updates You Should Make to Yours Now

Treat your LinkedIn profile differently than your resume to make a powerful impression.<p>Think about the attention to detail you put into your resume. You know that it needs to inform and impress. It must radiate competence and respectability. The question is -- should you treat your LinkedIn profile …

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

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Most Millionaires Created Their Own Luck by Taking These 4 Approaches (It's Not About Working Hard)

It's not just about working hard. It's about what you devote your time to.<p>It can be tempting to imagine that all millionaires caught a lucky break or two along the way and that's why they achieved the success they have. Well, luck certainly played its part, but that's because most millionaires (or …

The Buddhist monk who went viral as 'the happiest man in the world' says you can learn to meditate in 5 minutes at a time

"Mindfulness" may be a buzzword and meditation a fad across both Wall Street and Silicon Valley, but that certainly doesn't mean they are worth ignoring.<p>We recently spoke with Tibetan Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard for Business Insider's podcast "Success! How I Did It" around the launch of his new …

The 9 Words Parents Should Never Say to Their Kids

The rhyme says ‘words will never hurt me,’ but when used on children these 9 epithets could cause damage.<p>The fight over the efficacy and cultural …

Want to Work From Home? Here's the Best Advice From 3,000 People Who Are Doing It Right

Houzz polled its members and asked people who work from home for their best advice. Here's their collective wisdom.<p>Roughly 43 percent of Americans work from home at least some of the time; a fifth of us work from home primarily. Despite some companies recalling employees to the office, the overall …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban Consume 50 Books a Year (More or Less). Here Are 8 You Need to Read in 2018

You're not 100 pages into a book this year? Then you're already behind.<p>The world's most successful business leaders--Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban among them--are prolific readers. According to some studies, CEOs consume as many as 50 to 60 books a year. If you're seeing this article …

How 2 Entrepreneurs Turned Their Side Hustles Into Multi-Million Dollar Startups

You have to work in an industry a while to identify the really big pain point there that will become your million-dollar opportunity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you look at the personal histories of the world’s top entrepreneurs, you soon learn that their first …

Entrepreneurship

What Self-Awareness Really Is (and How to Cultivate It)

Self-awareness seems to have become the latest management buzzword — and for good reason. Research suggests that when we see ourselves clearly, we are more confident and more creative. We make sounder decisions, build stronger relationships, and communicate more effectively. We’re less likely to …

Self-awareness

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

The top 10 cryptoassets of 2017

Bitcoin’s value grew by more than 1,000% in 2017, but that wasn’t enough to even place it among the 10 best-performing cryptoassets of the year.<p>In a breakout year for cryptocurrency trading, the biggest winners were Ripple, which is touted as a new kind of payment system for banks, along with less …

Cryptocurrency

7 Investors Who Put Millions Into Cryptocurrency

Learn from these Bitcoin millionaires.<p>If you're looking for advice about cryptocurrencies, the most important voices to follow come from those who have put their money where their mouth is. Investors who have poured large sums into bitcoin, ethereum and other blockchain-backed currencies aren't …

3 Reasons Why You Should Start A Business In This $400 Billion Industry That Most Entrepreneurs Ignore

This might be better than the next Facebook.<p>Some say it's $400 billion. Other estimate it to be over $800 billion. To put it in perspective... this industry is 6 to 13 times larger than digital advertising. In fact, Google, Amazon, and Bing are fighting to see who's boss in this space.<p>I'm talking …

How Elon Musk Used This Simple Mental Strategy to Build Billion-Dollar Businesses

How the SpaceX and Tesla founder turns complex problems into simple solutions<p>How do you start the most successful private space company if you're not a rocket scientist? Or bring electric cars into the mainstream without a background in the automotive industry?<p>It might seem like everything Elon …

This Simple Solution Will Eliminate Tons of Conflict From Your Life

Make your life easier by following these skill sets to wipe out conflict from your life.<p>Conflicts. Arguments. Frustrations. Even for all the toughies out there, fighting with companions is never fun. Interpersonal struggles, no matter how minor, are destructive and can eventually come to erode …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

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How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

This CEO Built a $200 Million Empire Before He Turned 30. Here Are His 7 Tips for Starting a Business

What are the keys to serial entrepreneur Lawrence Ng's massive success? He says luck has nothing to do with it.<p>What does it take to create a multi-million dollar empire, is it luck, is it finding the right market? Lawrence Ng built a $200 million business empire before he turned the age of 30. When …

Japan wants to make it easier to become a resident. Do you qualify?

When developed countries face challenges like an aging population, a shrinking workforce, and weak growth, one solution is to open up to immigrants.<p>Japan, instead, has tapped older women to join the workforce and is betting on robots to do the jobs humans once did. Companies are struggling in the …

10 Most Common Business Models to Make a Profit

One of the most critical elements of any sustainable business is achieving a positive cash-flow. Without that, even the best intentions will fail.<p>I was mentoring some graduate students at a local university recently, and I sensed that profit seems to be a dirty word these days to many aspiring …

5 Mental Traps Preventing People From Building Wealth

Read this if you're trying to save money and spend less.<p><b>"Dollars and Sense," by behavioral economist Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler explains that people tend to approach money irrationally.</b>• <b><br>But to build wealth, we have to out-think our emotions.</b>• <b><br>To do it, we have to be aware of psychological pitfalls</b> …

Meditation app Aura helps to relieve stress and anxiety

popsci shop<p>Daily 3-minute meditation sessions are now just $59.99 for life.<p>In this stressful world of 24/7 emails and notifications, many people are turning to meditation to relieve their anxiety. While you may not have time for lengthy sessions, Aura helps to reduce your stress levels in just …

Meditation

These Are the 66 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

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8 Questions That Will Tell You Whether or Not You're in the Right Job

The more someone feels comfortable in their work environment, the more they can contribute and have impact.<p><i>How do you determine if you are in the right job or not? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

A Beginner's Guide to Making a Living as a Writer

There are tons of writing jobs available. You just have to know where to find them.<p>After I published my article about how I turned my writing side hustle into a career, I was overwhelmed with questions from people asking how to make a living writing.<p>There are many ways to earn a living as a writer. …

10 books '4-Hour Work Week' author Tim Ferriss thinks everyone should read

Tim Ferriss, the productivity expert, author and inspirational speaker, is an avid reader, and has highlighted many books on his show and through his blog, seeking to share some of the same wisdom that inspires him.<p>From self-help to science fiction, there is something for everyone, and these 10 …

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