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Here's How That Person With the Perfect Life Is Different From the Rest of Us

Doing things like everyone else only leads to mediocrity.<p>Successful people are the ones you should want to emulate. They understand that doing things like everyone else only leads to mediocrity. Want ideas on how to live a better life? Here are nearly two dozen daily habits practiced by …

Massage Therapy

How I’m getting richer every day: 4 ways to increase wealth

I’m not hungry for money. Compared to several years ago, when I had less money, I still have the same life.<p>I wake up, drink my freshly brewed coffee, …

Personal Finance

This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

“Everything popular is wrong”  —  Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

Recruiters Will Ignore Your LinkedIn Profile If It's Missing These 2 Things

Invest the time to stand out early on and success will follow.<p>If I delivered a commencement speech to 2018 college graduates, I'd tell them that nobody will ever care as much about their career as they do.<p>They'll always need to do a little public relations for themselves--and they should probably …

Employment

Your fear of looking stupid is making you look stupid

According to psychological research, the greatest emotional need is security.<p>Who doesn’t want to be liked?<p>Yet, trying to be liked and living in …

This is how to easily make your relationships awesome: 4 secrets

Relationships are important.<p>Like, more-important-than-Vitamin-C important. Scurvy is no fun but a lack of relationships might kill you faster.<p>A study …

How to immediately change your life for the better

There’s an old joke where a man says, “I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years–and I’ll be 50 in seven years!” A …

Self-improvement

How to stop procrastinating using the Zeigarnik Effect

Have you got a project that’s forever lingering on your to-do list? Us too.<p>With so much on our plates it can be hard to find the time to make a start …

Jerry Seinfeld's Secret to Being More Productive and Healthier, In Just 4 Words

In just 4 simple and straight-forward words, Jerry Seinfeld breaks down the key to better health and productivity.<p>Whether you're looking to improve your health, wealth, creativity, or transform your year-- Jerry Seinfeld's rise as a comedian can provide a valuable blueprint to achieving your …

Procrastination

5 Masterful Ways That People With Emotional Intelligence Avoid Drama and Conflict

In a recent report, top human resources officers revealed that emotional intelligence will be a required job skill by the year 2020.<p>In a recent report, top human resources officers were asked to forecast the 10 job skills they feel will be an absolute requirement by the year 2020.<p>Coming in at …

Emotional Intelligence

1 Characteristic Most People Don't Realize Successful Entrepreneurs Have

The path to success almost always starts with the same intuition.<p>Success is a funny thing to reverse engineer. There's is no single formula to follow to be successful.<p>That said, I've made an observation about almost every successful person I know: their path to success usually starts with a false …

Motivation

Your Answer to This 1 Question Shows How Open-Minded You Are (Or Aren't)

Self-made billionaire Ray Dalio says if you do this, it's like thinking in multiple dimensions.<p>You believe you're open to processing new information, and that's natural. Most people do. Fact is--and you know this from experience, too--lots of people are <i>not</i> that open to new information. They say …

Hedge Funds

Canada tests 'basic income' effect on poverty amid lost jobs

HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Former security guard Tim Button considers how a sudden increase in his income from an unusual social experiment has changed …

How to use algorithms to solve everyday problems

Faster grocery trips. Better Facebook posts. Ali Almossawi on algorithmic thinking for daily life.<p>By Kara Baskin | May 8, 2017<p>Taking a nod from …

3 Life Lessons From a 93-Year-Old That Will Help You at Any Age

The number one barrier is ourselves.<p><i>What life lessons did you learn from your grandparents or other elders in your community? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Eva C. Reder,</b> …

Success

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect

Most of these are small, subtle changes in behavior, but they can have a big impact on how much other people respect you.<p>What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like …

smarthabits

Life Will Become Better In Just 1 Month If You Read This

The emotional benefits of small talk outweigh your fear of being awkward

At an early age, you’re taught not to talk to strangers. Originally meant to protect us from childhood harm, this rule follows most of us into adulthood.<p>We keep to ourselves in public places. We avert our eyes on public transport. We stand frozen in the corners of cocktail parties and extended …

Psychology

Want to Be a Self-Made Millionaire? With 1 Sentence, Mark Cuban Reveals How to Get Rich

Nearly all incredibly successful people -- especially incredibly wealthy people -- do this one thing incredibly well.<p>Mark Cuban: billionaire. Investor. NBA team owner. Nice guy. Mark Cuban knows a little about making money.<p>So when he was asked what he would do if he lost everything, here's what he …

Self-improvement

If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One of Them

Goals only get achieved when you prioritize them the right way.<p>I am obsessive about the goals I set.<p>Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees turn colors, and then bare. The …

Winter Fashion

This 4-Minute Bedtime Routine Will Help You Sleep Soundly (It Might Even Change Your Life)

Follow this rather rigid routine at night, sans all gadgets. You'll sleep better and feel less stressed out.<p>I decided to stop cold. I needed to break the cycle. I was getting a little nervous about what's been happening to me lately, and this was a pretty drastic measure.<p>That's right, I have …

Sleep

Want to Be a Self-Made Millionaire? Add These 9 Habits to Your Routine

Make these nine habits a part of your daily life, and get to your first million.<p>Visualize life as a building, and habits as the building blocks. The stronger the building blocks are the more the building is able to withstand changes in its environment.<p>Life is short. Consistency will get you far. …

Self-improvement

5 Reasons Why You Must Have a Side Hustle (Unless You're Happy Living Paycheck to Paycheck)

You're employer doesn't love you. If you want a more interesting and financially secure life, you'll have to build it after work.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Tony Robbins is famous for saying, “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve …

Entrepreneurship

How Would Your Life Look if You Lived Fearlessly?

No matter how scared we may be.<p>Fear holds us all back, both personally and professionally. As we get older we seek comfort, or status quo, and we are willing to compromise ourselves to keep it. The more comfortable we are, the more likely we are to accept things that are just not right. This …

Mount Everest

7 Simple Habits for Becoming a More Helpful Person

By helping others, you'll be helping yourself.<p>I've seen plenty of entrepreneurs and established business leaders who believe they have to do everything on their own. Yet accepting help from others is not admitting weakness. And the same can be said in reverse.<p>In business, people often forget how …

Self-improvement

Google Just Revealed Its 5 HR Secrets for Identifying and Developing Great Managers

For starters, it's a mistake to think that a high-performing employee should be promoted to management.<p>In a recent podcast at Google's Re:work, Sarah Calderon, a manager at Google who oversees Google's Manager Development curriculum, revealed some nifty secrets about how they train and develop …

Employee Engagement

3 Things to Do the Second You Feel Anxiety Coming On

There's nothing worse than getting anxiety about the fact that you're having anxiety. This acute awareness only propels you down the rabbit hole of …

Warren Buffett's eating habits can teach you a lot about his investing strategy

You're never going to be Warren Buffett.<p>Besides the obvious "you can physically not inhabit his body" sense, Buffett's investing prowess is nearly impossible to match and the portfolio of companies he's acquired will likely remain unique.<p>Another peculiar and possibly difficult to sustain piece of …

10 Easy Steps You Can Take Right Now to Lighten Your Mental Load

Making a list will actually help you sleep better.<p><i>What 10 things can I do now to have a better life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Lanie Bakeberg, Science Teacher, on Quora:</b><p><b>1.</b> …

Diets

If You Say Yes to Any of These 7 Questions, You're Much More Successful Than You Think

Numbers come and go, but feelings are forever -- especially when those feelings involve how you feel about yourself.<p>Sometimes comparisons can be useful... but where your sense of satisfaction and fulfillment are concerned, they're definitely not.<p>Like if you constantly you compare yourself to other …

Self-improvement