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This Is How Millionaires View Money — and Why It’s Successful

Doesn’t it seem like the rich keep getting richer while the middle class is stuck in the same old spot?<p>Economic inequality is a hot topic right now, …

Self-improvement

10 times trying to save money can waste it instead

While saving money is almost always a good thing, there are a few circumstances where frugality can end up costing you money.<p>In the following 10 circumstances​, thrifty ambitions can actually end up backfiring — and hurting you financially. ​

Quaaludes: From Bill Cosby to the ‘Wolf of Wall Street’

By now, everyone knows about the allegations against Bill Cosby. During the past year, dozens of women have come forward accusing the comedian of rape. Dating back decades to Cosby’s time as a television star, the accusations often follow a similar pattern: They begin with an innocuous-looking …

The Endless Fall of Suge Knight

On March 20th, inside the high-security wing of Los Angeles’ Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, the man once called “the most feared man …

hiphop

See How What Makes Us Happy Has Changed Over the Past 80 Years

Psychologists from the University of Bolton in the U.K. have re-created a famous study conducted in the same town almost eight decades ago that …

Happiness

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The last best contender

<b>FORTY-THREE THOUSAND</b> feet above the Florida Keys, in the privacy of a Gulfstream IV-SP bound for Mexico City, the legend begins to shadowbox. Oscar …

17 Breathtaking Instagrams By Daredevils

17 Daredevil Instagram Shots<p>Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco<p>New York City<p>Brisbane, Australia<p>Shipwreck Bay, Zakynthos, Greece<p>Ascending Mt. …

Top Online Resources Every Job Seeker Should Bookmark

Do you want to work for Steve Wynn? The smart money says his corporation isn’t going to be posting its next job opening on Monster.com or Craigslist. …

7 Things Leonardo da Vinci Can Teach You About Creativity

The Italian master had skill and great ideas, but he also had something else: the ability to look at the world around him differently.<p>I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that since his death, the world has never really had another Leonardo da Vinci. While his name might conjure up images of …

Creativity

12 Great Motivational Quotes for 2013

This set of inspirational thoughts for the new year will galvanize you into action.<p>At the start of every year, I create a list of quotes to guide and inspire me for the next 12 months. Here are the quotes I've selected for 2013:<p>"Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your …

Motivation

Airbnb Could Teach You a Lot About Customer Service

The company just hired 50 agents to take care of all of their users' needs, from pizza cutters to strollers.<p>Airbnb recently beefed up its customer service staff with a team of 50 investigative agents who track down guests who abuse their hosts' generosity.<p>The move came after the company got tired …

Customer Service

Borrow These 5 Smart Startup Habits To Maximize Your Productivity

Startups create systems of efficiency to make organizations maximally awesome. That works for individuals, too.<p>“Entrepreneurship, by definition, is the art of creating systems that generate more value for less effort,” Contently cofounder Shane Snow writes on LinkedIn. “Startups realize that the …

Startups

Zenefits Lands $2.1M From Venrock, Maverick, Aaron Levie, Charlie Cheever And More To Automate Startup HR

For small businesses, managing health insurance and payroll services can be a huge pain and time-sink. They probably don’t have someone on staff dedicated to these issues, and they themselves would rather be dedicating that energy to building a company. Zenefits launched out of Y Combinator this …

As IPO Nears, Twitter CEO Says “We Think Of Revenue Like Oxygen”

As Twitter nears its IPO — at least according to months of rumors — CEO Dick Costolo seemingly refuses to focus on the money. “We think of revenue like oxygen. Essential to life but not the first thing you think about in the morning,” he told Katie Couric at The Atlantic’s Aspen Ideas Festival. “I …

Seth's Blog

Many marketers work overtime to confuse us about money. They take advantage of our misunderstanding of the time value of money, of our aversion to …

How I Learned To Stop Comparing Myself To Others, And Love My Own Ideas

That last bragging tweet by a talented so-and-so got you down? Jealous of a competitor’s Facebook status update? It’s time to step away from the social media, forget about forces you can’t control, and concentrate on only one thing: being the best you realistically can be.<p>When I first started my …

Social Media

When Is A Stock Cheap? Here's A Useful Clue

One of the more difficult aspects of investing is figuring out when to buy or sell. When is a stock cheap? When is it expensive?<p>We’re usually pretty good at understanding what to pay for things in, say, a grocery store. Investments are another matter entirely.<p>For instance, imagine you want to hire …

Email, Still A Sonofabitch

Just about two years ago, I went off the deep end. I had come home early from an event in an effort to do something responsible: email. I was on the road and knew the situation would be dire (since I had not been checking my email all day). I was wrong. It was a <i>disaster</i>. It may as well have been …

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FORTUNE — Would you rather be thoughtless and successful or intelligent and frustrated?<p>A recent article in the <i><br>New Scientist</i> <br>addressed the never-ending ignorance-as-bliss debate with the following question: If being intelligent was an evolutionary advantage, “why aren’t we all uniformly …

Boston Bombing: How Google, Social Media And Cloud Bring Hope Amid Tragedy

As America continues to recover from yesterday’s fatal attacks in Boston, it’s hard to ignore the impact that technology has had on our everyday lives.<p>Although it’s a story of horror, terror and futility, it also uncovered immeasurable human compassion, kindness and generosity.<p><b>This Was Not Like …

Investors win when they chose not to play

<i>This sponsored post is produced by MarketRiders.</i><p>You might remember the early 1980s thriller “WarGames,” starring a young Matthew Broderick as a teenaged Seattle hacker. In the film, Broderick mistakenly triggers a potential global thermonuclear war after breaking into a U.S. government computer …

Bitcoin Currency Fever Spreads to Argentina

Why Is Working From Home Such A Big Trend?

The advent of telecommuting or working at home has transformed the global economy. More often referenced as ‘remote work’ by human resource …

Remote Working

10 Leadership Lessons I Wish I Learned In My 20's

All of us would do well with a second bite at the apple, another chance to go back and do it all over again. Our mistakes, as much as our successes, define us and can help steer us forward today. With this in mind, here are 10 lessons learned over the last 20 years of doing business that are now …