Laura Webb

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20 signs you're on your way to becoming a millionaire

I've been there and felt like it was unattainable and something that would never happen to me.<p>Then I started reading, studying and mimicking countless different successful millionaires.<p>In reality, it's a lot more common than you think and completely possible if you have the right mentality to …

9 Psychology Books Every Businessperson Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

A top psychologist says there's only one way to become the best in your field — but not everyone agrees

As a teenager in Sweden, Anders Ericsson used to play chess against one of his classmates, a boy considerably worse at the game than Ericsson. Every time they'd play, Ericsson would trounce him.<p>Then one day, the classmate beat him.<p>Ericsson wanted to know: What exactly had the boy done to improve …

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Registered Dietitians Reveal The High-Protein Dinners They Eat Regularly

Even though it's <i>so</i> easy to nosh on something ultra-simple after a <i>looong</i> day, when you're not packing any filling protein into your evening meal, …

11 daily habits keeping you from getting rich, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Author Thomas C. Corley spent five years studying the lives of both rich people (defined as having an annual income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of $3.2 million or more) and poor people (defined as having an annual income of $35,000 or less and a liquid net worth of $5,000 or less).<p>He …

Study Skills

10 books that will change the way you live your life

Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career, we're all works in progress.<p>But finding the path that'll get us there is a torturous, tender, …

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Where are the world's newest cities … and why do they all look the same?

Thousands of new cities are needed to house the increasing global population – projected to reach 10bn by 2060. From China’s planned Jing-Jin-Ji hypercity to African techno hubs and sprawling refugee camps, <b>Adam Greenfield</b> explores what the future holds<p>At present we share our planet with some 7.5 …

9 Things Science Says Your Home Needs If You Want to Be Happy

Consider this your excuse to treat yourself to fresh flowers on the regular.<p>1 Green or yellow walls<p>Getty<p>Out of the entire rainbow, a study from Vrije …

Eating Fish—Even Tuna—During Pregnancy Linked To Better Brain Health: Study

In a surprising new study, some of the very fish pregnant women are discouraged by some health groups from eating may be the ones associated with the …

How I Learned To Manage Work And Parenting When The Usual Advice Failed

Toddlers and clients aren’t easily pigeonholed into their own neat squares in an appointment book.<p>These days, work-life integration tends to get a better rap than work-life balance. But while the idea of blending those spheres may sound more appealing than trying to balance the two, actually …

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Oscar, a billion-dollar New York startup that wants to shake up healthcare, is reportedly raising even more money at a $3 billion valuation

The new funding is said to be led by Fidelity, and $150 million has been committed so far.<p>In September, Oscar raised $32.5 million from Google Capital at a $1.75 billion valuation.<p>Previously, Oscar raised more than $300 million from a slew of prominent investors including Khosla Ventures, Oscar …

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Stop Spending So Much on Food

Eat more on less.<p>True or false? Coupons always save you money.<p>When you shop for groceries, money-saving “wisdom” you’ve heard in the past shops with …

After reading over 1,000 business books, I learned these are the 3 signs you're going to be successful

Yes, I realize that you are automatically thinking — "Duh! Of course it does," but I'm talking about changes in every part of my life.<p>At the time, I was a police detective with the Ottawa Police Service in Canada. Like any newly expecting dad, I started to take account of where I had gotten in life …

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Cream Cheese-Filled Pumpkin Bread

<i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>It’s not too early for a pumpkin recipe. It’s almost the fall, right?<p>Even if we weren’t closing in on the fall, pumpkin …

Don't sell your stocks if you’re worried about a market decline

The last time the stock markets were this strong, a crash for the ages lay dead ahead.<p>Parallels such as this are hard to ignore, but they're of little use in managing an investment portfolio. So stay in stocks, or at least make only modest changes to your portfolio. The market will fall at some …