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11 simple tips for being more productive that don't feel like work

You went out with friends last night, which seemed like a brilliant idea in the moment and quickly escalated to a wildly good time, but now you're paying the price to productivity.<p>You're utterly exhausted due in part to dehydration and largely attributed to lack of sleep, you can't quite satisfy …

Time Management

Benjamin Graham Investing: Which Stocks Would Warren Buffett's Teacher Buy Today?

Recently, <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> CEO Warren Buffett was named the second richest person in the world, second only to his friend Bill Gates, with a net worth of $75 billion. While Buffet is a household name, what many may not know is that he owes much of his philosophy and success to a far less prominent …

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

<i>”Somebody once told me the definition of hell: On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have</i> …

18 habits of highly successful people

But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely.<p>Over on Quora, there's a thread dedicated to sharing some of those learnable behaviors. We rounded up 11 intriguing ones below.<p>You'll notice that none of …

Self-improvement

10 Things extremely positive entrepreneurs never worry about

Share95<p>Tweet<p>Share53<p>+11<p>Shares 149<p>Everyone wants to know the secret to success, which is why we all look up to role models such as Bill Gates, Steve …

11 Life-Organizing Hacks & Tips That Can Help Even The Most Scatter-Brained Person

If my dad could sit you down and tell you, he'd let you know that I'm the most scatter-brained, disorganized, shockingly messy person to walk this …

Productivity
Investing

10 Success lessons from Mukesh Ambani - "Wealthiest Man in India" for entrepreneurs

Share55<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+11<p>Shares 148<p>Thousands of stories are told about how children inherit wealth from their parents, but not many are told where the …

3 Reasons Altria Group Inc. Stock Could Rise in 2017

Tobacco giant <b>Altria Group</b> (NYSE: MO) has had an exceptionally strong 2016, producing total returns in excess of 20% for shareholders. Yet even with the gains that the company has produced, Altria has plenty of positives looking ahead, and success in the future could produce even more share-price …

How to think like a successful entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship — there’s something about this word that excites everyone. Maybe it’s the sense of freedom that comes with being an entrepreneur. …

The Importance of Being Emotional

You're reading The Importance of Being Emotional, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

Psychology

Investors Bet on Vietnam Even as Valuations Top Southeast Asia

Vietnam stocks are pricier than their Southeast Asian peers for the first time in two years -- and they are about to become more expensive.<p>“There is …

South-east Asia

9 lifestyle changes to make if you want to earn more money in 2017

"Success is a learnable skill," writes T. Harv Eker in his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "If you want to be a great golfer, you can learn how to do it. If you want to be a great piano player, you can learn how to do it ... If you want to be rich, you can learn how to do it."<p>If you want to …

Self-improvement

Why index investors are suddenly coming under attack

Index investing, the Bambi of the financial world, is suddenly back in hunters' cross-hairs.<p>Consider the shot fired earlier this year by Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., a respected Wall Street research firm. Analysts at Bernstein suggested in a report that indexing – or "passive" investing in financial …

Investing

MRI study finds that depression uncouples brain’s hate circuit

A new study using MRI scans, led by Professor Jianfeng Feng, from the University of Warwick’s Department of Computer Science, has found that …

E*TRADE vs. Robinhood: Does Free Stock Trading Win Out?

Before you can make an investment, you'll need to open a brokerage account to place your trades. The choices are numerous, but today we'll compare two popular brokerages, <b>E*TRADE</b> and Robinhood, so that investors can better understand how their services might match up with their investment portfolios.<p>…

Why I Slept with a Married Man, and What I Learned

"He's nothing but a constant reminder of all the mistakes I made."<p>Ask any heartbroken partner from a relationship split apart due to infidelity: Affairs can be bad news. That being said, they're also hella complicated, yet often blamed on the evil "home-wrecking" woman, who surely must be out to …

The High Alpha REIT Portfolio Returned 40.2% In 2016

I always examine each company as standalone businesses – hoping to uncover value that Mr. Market has missed.<p>Over time, the stock market rewards …

Interest Rates

The Superdiversified 10-Fund Portfolio

<i>To make your portfolio safer, reach across the globe.</i><p>Big caps, small caps, bonds, a touch of international stocks—you think you’re diversified. You probably aren’t. How much have you allocated to British real estate? Where’s your gold?<p>Investors make two very big mistakes when they put together a …

Investing

The Psychology of a Habit and How You Can Change Them

Humans have an inability to change; this is an argument that has been discussed for centuries and it is largely because of our tendency to be …

Feeling Less Than Grateful? Some People Are Just Wired That Way

It's a time of year when we're often urged to be grateful; for friends, for family, for presents under the tree. But not everyone experiences gratitude as a positive force in their life.<p>People who score higher on measures of autonomy experience less overall gratitude and value it less, according to …

Happiness

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success -- here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

<i>Amazon</i><p>Money isn't enough to motivate us to do good work<p>In 'Payoff,' Duke University behavioural economist Dan Ariely argues that human motivation is …

Self-improvement

5 Ways to Get Fired Up Again

How to Beat Training Depression<p>We've All Been There<p>Progress has stalled.<br>• Motivation has evaporated.<br>• Even thinking about training makes you feel bad.<br>• You …

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Love Life in 2017

With the New Year right around the corner, we enlisted the help of Kathryn Andren “The Love Astrologer” to give you a sneak peek into the future with your love horoscope. Read on to find out what the end of 2016 and the year 2017 has in store for you and your relationships, based on your zodiac …

Horoscopes

This Is Why It's So Hard To Leave Bad Relationships

If you've gotten frustrated with a friend — or yourself, for that matter — for not leaving a relationship that was clearly not going well, you may …

10 Weekend habits of highly successful entrepreneurs

Share168<p>Tweet<p>Share250<p>+18<p>Shares 426<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that good habits don’t start on Monday and end on Friday. Entrepreneurs expect to …

What Does 2017 Hold for California's Marijuana Economy?

In the state's move toward regulation, with licenses soon-to-be necessary for everything from cultivation to manufacture to sale, says Herzberg, …

Six Steps To Turn 2017 Into A Year Of Ongoing Career Success

As you celebrate the Christmas season and New Year and reflect back on 2016, how can you turn 2017 into a year of ongoing career success? By creating a career strategic plan.<p>Someone once said, “Success is the intersection of preparation and opportunity.” Achieving success requires more than luck, …

Motivation

The 5 Most Interesting Wall Street Predictions for 2017

The U.K. broke away from the European Union, Americans elected Donald Trump for president, and despite all the doom and gloom the world economy has …

Markets