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3 Books That Will Immediately Sharpen Your Mind

Reading inspires so many. Here are the top three books that have changed my life.<p>Books sharpen our minds.<p>When was the last time a book shifted your outlook? Stirred your heart? Challenged your biases?<p>If you're like me, you know reading is a vital part of each of our journeys <b></b>if we want to grow as …

18 products people waste too much money on that you should stop buying immediately

Waste not, want not.<p>We make so many purchases that we don't always realize what we are buying. If we take a step back and think about all of our additional costs, we could cut a few out of our lives.<p>These 18 products can often be a huge waste of money.

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6 smart money moves to make in your 30s that will pay off down the road

Essential things you can begin to do today to pave the way for a brighter future tomorrow.<p>When you’re in your 20s, it’s easy to ignore the topic of money. As long as you have enough money coming in each month to cover rent and pay a few bills, everything is fine. But once you reach your 30s and …

Personal Finance

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

5 Podcasts That Marketers Should Pay Attention To

Take it from the Dalai Lama: "When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new."<p>According to the IAB Podcast Advertising Revenue Study conducted by PwC, podcasting is growing. Why? Because it offers a more personal and authentic way to …

'An open secret': Saudi Arabia and Israel get cozy

WASHINGTON — In the Middle East, your enemy's enemy is your friend.<p>For Israel, Saudi Arabia's growing willingness to confront Iranian influence in the Middle East presents an opening for an awkward alliance. As the kingdom's dynamic new crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, tries to rally an anti-Iran …

Middle East

Why successful people spend 10 hours a week on 'compound time'

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers and changemakers, while most …

8 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Before 8 a.m.

Developing a successful morning routine is essential.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz planning to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years. Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz …

Time Management

The Secret to More Refreshing Weekends Is the Exact Opposite of What You'd Expect

The counterintuitive truth according to experts: Too much rest can actually add to your stress.<p>If you're feeling a bit burned out after a long, hard week, how do you recover over the weekend?<p>The first response for many is to kick back and relax with a Netflix marathon, a bit of Web browsing, or a …

Hobbies

Fighting Forty: how to boost your flexibility

Maintaining good flexibility is of paramount importance when fighting off the perils of age and staying fit. However, it is often overlooked when trying to maintain your figure.<p>In this episode of Fighting Forty, leading fitness instructor Scott Laidler takes you through the best stretches and ways …

30-Minute Belly-Fat-Melting Treadmill Workout

Spice up your cardio and target belly fat with intervals! This 30-minute treadmill workout plays with speed and changes minute to minute. And switching speeds like this not only improves your overall running stamina, but it also increases the calories you burn when the workout is over. <br>As always, …

This online class wants to help you stop procrastinating and become more productive at work

<i>The Insider Picks 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>Klash/FlickrEveryone wants to be more productive. In talks with friends, one of the most common personal frustrations I hear is …

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How To Pick a Color Palette That Will Pull Your Home Together

(Image credit: Brittany Ambridge/Domino)<p>You know the feeling when you walk into a space and something isn't quite right? The furniture is great and …

Home Decorating

10 Ideas to Store Shoes In Your Entryway

No matter how many pairs of feet live in your home, you always have multiple pairs of shoes for each season. Your closet may be the biggest offender …

Shoes

How to Spend 5 Minutes in the Morning to Supercharge Your Whole Day

These activities offer an outsize impact with a short time investment.<p>Which investment would you take, one that costs a dollar and returns 100, or one that costs 20 and returns 25? This problem isn't a head scratcher. We all instantly recognize that the 100X payoff is the better bet. But when it …

Want to Stay Mentally Focused All Day? Start With These 10 Brain Hacks

Here's a big hint: Don't multitask.<p>Ever have a day like this? One minute you're prepping for your next status meeting. The next, an urgent email pops up and you begin replying--and before you can hit send a co-worker alarms you with an instant message demanding your immediate attention to put out a …

No-tipping policies at US restaurants bring delight – and disaster

While ditching gratuities in Portland and elsewhere has meant ‘less judgment, angst and anger’ at some establishments, others have seen staff members quit<p>When customers of Portland’s upscale Le Pigeon receive their credit card slips, the line has been removed where the tip would normally be …

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Surviving a 23 Hour Overseas Travel Day With Two Little Kids

I’ve always wondered how I would actually do if I was traveling on long flights with really young kids and we started to hit real delays, one of them …

12 Tiny-Ass Apartment Design Ideas to Steal

Just when I think I’ve seen the tiniest studio apartments in Paris making efficient use of every last inch of space, some interior design blog or …

19 Ways to Organize Your Home in 5 Minutes or Less

Organize your space in no time at all with these mini projects.<p><b>Donate unused mugs.</b> Unless you're a true mug aficionado, you probably have more than you need. Separate your favorites and donate the rest.<p><b>Sort your Tupperware.</b> Double-check that there's a lid for every container, get rid of loners, and …

The Secret to Staying Motivated Is Simpler Than You Think

I’m about to give you some information that can change your life forever. Are you ready? Here it is: The secret to staying motivated throughout the …

Motivation

How to Recharge if You're Losing Motivation

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Incredible Fitness Transformation: Patrick Magno On How He Shed 3.5 Stone And Got Ripped In 12 Weeks

Look at him now 💪<p>Patrick Magno has spoken out about he lost three-and-a-half stone in 12 weeks, which helped him bag the £188k prize in a fitness …

4 essential home office productivity hacks

The home office is a blessing and a curse.<p>I love working from home as much as the next person — free snacks, zero commute, awesome lunch options in the area. Sometimes I stroll through the park on the way back from lunch, just because I can.<p>Coworking spaces and trendy startup offices offer a …

Productivity

11 ways unsuccessful people mismanage their time

Time management: it's the difference between a regular day and a disastrous 24 hour ordeal in which major projects don't get submitted, dogs don't get walked, and important prescriptions don't get picked up.<p>Some are naturally good at managing their time. Others learn. A few people scrape by due to …

16 Worst Decisions You'll Ever Make in Your Life

It's often said that life is the decisions we make. Some change our lives for good, some for worse and some are catastrophic.<p>We all make decisions every single day--some good, others bad. But there are some that are all but guaranteed to mess up your life and derail you from the things you …

5 Productivity Tips For Lazy People

So I am actually writing this blog for future me - the very near 'future me'. After 4th of July weekend I tend to go into lazy summer mode. By August, even an ounce of motivation is a big struggle. All I want to do is relax and let my brain go on vacay.<p>But I've got stuff to do, so I push through …

Procrastination

Try This Mind Trick To Deal With Annoying Co-Workers

At some point in your career, you’ll undoubtedly cross paths with colleagues that irk you. Maybe it’s the presumption that their opinions are the only correct ones on the planet or their blatant brown-nosing to get on the boss’ good side. Perhaps you can’t stand how their arrogance, moodiness or …