Nick Quatrano

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Steve Jobs was successful because he mastered 'deep work' — here's how you can, too

Most of us might think that paying that much for a bottle of hooch is a bit ridiculous, but there is a reason it costs so much.<p>It took Bob Dalgarno, the master whisky maker behind the M, more than two years to craft, and it contains a blend of the world's finest whiskeys—some which date back to …

The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give up on some of them.<p>There are certain things that are almost universal. These things, if you give them up, will help you become more successful (even …

Motivation

3 Stocks Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Is Buying Now

Photo: CarlIcahn.com<p>By law, Carl Icahn and other large investors have to disclose their investments four times a year in what's known as a form 13F filing. Based on information in the recently filed 13F, we know that Icahn increased his stake in<b>AIG</b> and <b>Hertz Global Holdings</b> , while building a new …

6 Reasons Why Diet Is More Important Than Exercise

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

An entrepreneur who raised over $1 million for his company at age 19 shares 3 tips that will make you more successful

Nearly five years after launching One, the app is connecting college students at Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and more than 20 other campuses. Levy serves as the company's chief operating officer.<p>He's also the founder of Silicon Valley's NextGen conference, which brings together future startup …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Happiness

The Power of Visualization

How often have you heard an athlete say they visualize the moves they are going to make before they actually do it? Visualizing something and …

6 Little-Known Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>The world of entrepreneurship is surprising. Once you enter it, you either love it or hate it. …

What I've gained from giving up half my income

At any given time, there are a few key numbers floating around in my head: Five months ago, my student loan balance was almost $14,000. Today, it's less than $3,000. In just two months — by the end of March 2016 — it'll be zero.<p>Each month, I hand over at least 50 percent — between $1,000 and $1,300 …

5 Signs You're Standing In Your Own Way to Success

While a lot of the entrepreneurs I’ve met and mentored in the past decade have been successful, I’ve probably met as many, if not more, unsuccessful …

Entrepreneurship

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Guest Writer<p>Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can …

The Brain