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7 Tips for Small Business Startup Success

Starting your own small business is no easy feat. These seven tips can help start you on the path to entrepreneurial success.

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness

Mental toughness is a huge indicator of success. Here's how to know if you've got it.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to …

Depersonalisation disorder: the condition you’ve never heard of that affects millions

Jane Charlton was not herself when she woke one day in April 2002, but it was more terrifying than any ordinary morning grogginess – and it did not shift for the best part of three years.<p>“It was a feeling of being fundamentally wrong in your own body,” Charlton says, attempting to describe what has …

7 Mental Illness Myths People Still Believe

Can we all just stop?<p>Mental illness stigma can lead to a multitude of false beliefs -- and it's about time to set the record straight. Negative stereotypes create a lot of misconceptions, which further alienate people in a community that already feels isolated.<p>The many fallacies that surround …

11 choices rich people make that the rest of us don't

It's a concept that has been in print for nearly a century — thanks to a journalist's research of more than 500 self-made millionaires in the early 20th century— and continues to gain relevance today.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire …

Success

How to Double Your Salary in Less Than a Year--Guaranteed

Want to make more money? Here is a guide to doubling your income in the next 12 months.<p>Many people would love to double their salary but feel it is almost impossible. That's why when they come across an article with such a promising title, such as this, they disregard the information presented, …

Proof home ownership costs more than renting

We recently reviewed one highly publicized calculation that owning was cheaper than renting in almost all markets. That calculation had a number of outdated assumptions, including:<p><b>Outdated assumption #1:</b> Buyers put down 20%.<p>In reality, own versus rent is a first-time buyer decision, and the vast …

Google is not the only one: Here are 9 more tech companies that changed their logo this year

Some companies, like Quora, only made minor changes. Others, like Oculus, dropped its name entirely.<p>Here are nine tech companies other than Google who have changed their logos in the past nine months.

Runkeeper

The 15 worst mistakes people make in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects, like not starting to save money, that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are the worst mistakes 20-somethings would be wise to avoid …

Can I get into development without a computer science degree?

In this Ask A Dev, Web dev Logan Thompson reassures all non-computer science majors that with a little hard work and self-discipline, they too can …

Computer Science

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

The 100

20 Amazing Writing Tools That Will Rock Your Content Marketing

If you’re a blogger, writer or content marketer…<p>You need to adapt.<p>New technology and on-the-go expectations from your audience have led to a growing …

Writing

5 Traits Of Creative Leaders (And How To Become One)

Becoming a leader takes courage as well as creativity. And creativity takes practice.<p>Being a leader is difficult. That’s why most of us end up taking direction from others in our professional lives. But the ranks of the self-employed are swelling, hinting that more people are getting comfortable …

Civil Rights

The 8 smartest things to do with your money in your 30s

What do you do with excess money when you're no longer living paycheck to paycheck? And how do you prepare for big expenses you're bound to face in your 30s?<p>We spoke to Michael Solari, a certified financial planner at Solari Financial Planning, about the smartest things 30-somethings can do with …

Personal Finance

Why I Failed as a Student and Succeeded as an Entrepreneur

It takes more than a college degree to be a successful entrepreneur. Donny Zanger has got what it takes.<p>Donny Zanger is the founder and CEO of All Week Walls, a New York-based pressurized wall company. In addition to All Week Walls, he has started up a number of other businesses too. I talked to …

The Best Book About Fatherhood

There isn’t much great literature about being a dad. But I’ve finally found a writer who captures fatherhood as I live it.<p>Karl Ove Knausgaard is 46 years old, father of four, a Norwegian living in Sweden. In between bouts of childcare he has written up his life in six volumes, titled (with a weird …

Fatherhood

Work Schedule Infographics : eight hour work day

This infographic breaks down the concept of the eight hour work day. Created by Podio, 'Do We Have To Work 8 Hours Per Day?' examines where the idea …