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Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

worldclass

How to Build a Better Network

<i>A few notes before I jump into this. First, I realized in running through several drafts of this post that it can be hard to talk about networking</i> …

Billionaire Ray Dalio says people with these 3 skills will be successful in the future

Billionaire investor Ray Dalio is no stranger to success — he's the founder of the world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, which manages …

Bridgewater Associates

I HIT HIDWAL: How This Crazy Acronym Can Help You Turn Your Life Around

The real enemy of "good" may be "great."<p>5 min read<p>In <i>Good to Great,</i> Jim Collins opened up a whole new paradigm for many people. He showed us that “bad” is not the enemy of “great.” “Good” is the enemy of “great.” Everyone can recognize when something is really horrible. It is, in fact, “good” that …

DIYs to Make Your Living Room The Coziest Place in the House

A strange phenomenon occurs when temps drop below 50º. It's like all of a sudden we need <i>all</i> the blankets, <i>all</i> the boots, <i>all</i> the knitted sweaters, <i>all</i> …

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Roast Potatoes

A simple side of roasted potatoes seems like one of the easiest things to make, but it all depends on the technique. The appropriate seasonings and …

Home owner's day job inspires flighty house design

The Flying House (also known as the Pilot's House) has a total floorspace of 194 sq m (2,088 sq ft), spread over three floors, and is located near …

House Design

How To Design Better User Interface Icons?

When your designer uses a pixel-perfect icon in an appThe post How To Design Better User Interface Icons? appeared first on iamwire.

The cult of productivity is preventing you from being productive

I’ve spent a lot of time over the past couple of years thinking about how to be more productive. As a graduate student and freelancer, there’s no one telling me what to do, and no (immediate) consequences if I spend all day procrastinating. But gradually, through trying different techniques, …

Time Management

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …