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The Smartest Laundry Tool You're Not Currently Using

When I first moved to Chicago, the cold, winter shock of a shared basement laundry room was there to greet me. I had to go outside and up and down …

Laundry Rooms

This Is the Simplest Way to Start Investing

Inspired by the old-school food pyramid, quantitative analyst Meb Faber has devised an equally simple investment pyramid to help you figure out when you're ready to invest and how to go about it wisely.<p>If you’re curious about investing, but don’t know where to start—stocks, bonds, bitcoin, gold?—it …

Everyone’s breathing wrong, these experts say—here’s how to fix it

You’ve got your cardio-to-weight training ratio down to a science, you’re meditating on the reg, you’re eating <i>all</i> the adaptogens—and yet, you’re …

5 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Acquired Their First 1000 Customers

Acquiring your company’s initial customers can be the first indication of whether the business is viable or not. That’s why it’s critical to build a customer base from day one, and nurture those client relationships to turn customers into loyal fans of the brand.<p>Early adopters can give you …

Marketing

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

Motivation

How to train yourself to become a speed reader

Read all your emails, project reports, and briefs in half the time using these speed-reading tricks.<p>Reading is one of the most fundamental skills, and reading for pleasure can transform your health, memory, and productivity. In our age of information overload, however, it can feel like there isn’t …

Productivity

Become the Best You Can Be With These Top 27 Inspirational Quotes

Robert H. Schuller said, "Tough times never last, but tough people do." This is one of the many encouraging quotes that will help keep you on track to realizing your full potential.<p>Office life and work routines can sometimes become a bit drab. When you live a life full of Excel spreadsheets and …

Who else has trouble with perfect morning routines?

<b>Morning routines can set us writers up for the day. But what can we do with consistently crazy mornings?</b><p>Morning routines that kick-the-day’s …

Being a mother is equivalent to 2.5 full-time jobs, survey finds

Changing nappies, juggling schedules, trying to maintain some some semblance of personal hygiene... motherhood is no joke.<p>Taking care of children …

Stop Being So Lousy on the Green. It's Time To Improve Your Putting

I was never a good putter. I wasn't even average. Truth? I was lousy. I had to get better to succeed on the PGA Tour. It started with learning what I was doing wrong (besides missing the hole). My former coach, Brett Saunders, used biomechanical-analysis software—like Trackman, but for putting—to …

Golf

Top 10 Must-Read Books for Coaches

At Player Development Project we have always encouraged a growth mindset: coaches always learning and seeking out quality content to improve the …

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Need to Stack Your Network With These Types of People

Buffett says this advice applies to choosing your spouse too.<p>Most parents at some point give their kids a lecture about the importance of not getting caught up hanging with the "wrong crowd." The well-meaning warnings come because our parents know how closely our actions (and at times inaction) are …

Blockchain explained: It builds trust when you need it most

<i>This is part of "Blockchain Decoded," a series looking at the impact of blockchain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency on our lives.</i><p>These days, we're having a harder and harder time trusting each other.<p>Trust is an essential part of ordinary living, whether it's picking mechanics based on Yelp reviews, …

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

There's an African High-Fiber Diet That Can Turn Your Gut Bacteria Into Super Fat Busters

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. As it …

Forget Ethereum: Here Are 8 Intriguing Cryptocurrencies You Should Follow

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 9<p>Look beyond bitcoin and Ethereum<p>In 2017, virtual currencies simply couldn’t be stopped. When the year began, …

Blockchain

The 22-year-old founder of a cryptocurrency worth $5 billion tells us what it's like to run a crypto company as the market goes wild

LONDON — How can you make plans for a business when you don't know how much it has in the bank?<p>"Today it's like $300-400 million or so — probably less so now," says Dominik Schiener when I spoke to him on Monday.<p>Schiener is the chairman of the IOTA Foundation, the not-for-profit set up to develop …

Cryptocurrency

The unbeatable advantage of Apple and Amazon

There are a handful of companies that have an unbeatable advantage — the fiduciary moat.<p>In finance world, when you hire an advisor who is a fiduciary — he’s legally bound to put your financial interests ahead of his.<p>There are many paths to business success and financial models that go with it. You …

Financial Services

I've used the iPhone for 10 years and these are my favorite tips and tricks

Senior Video Producer Matt Stuart explains the 10 tips and tricks every iPhone user needs to know. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>I've been using the iPhone ever since it came out, one of the biggest problems with it, is there's no instruction manual. Apple doesn't provide a manual for the …

How to Organise Your Closet Once and for All

Before you fall down the rabbit hole of New Year’s resolutions, might we suggest a big one? It’s something most of us need (and probably fail) to do …

The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms

Mark was a sophomore at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, when he began mining cryptocurrencies more or less by accident.<p>In November 2016, he stumbled on NiceHash, an online marketplace for individuals to mine cryptocurrency for willing buyers. His desktop computer, boosted with a graphics card, was …

Mining

The Buddhist monk who went viral as 'the happiest man in the world' says you can learn to meditate in 5 minutes at a time

"Mindfulness" may be a buzzword and meditation a fad across both Wall Street and Silicon Valley, but that certainly doesn't mean they are worth ignoring.<p>We recently spoke with Tibetan Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard for Business Insider's podcast "Success! How I Did It" around the launch of his new …

Use These 5 Steps to Quickly Become an Expert in Anything

To become an expert, stop thinking of yourself as one.<p>If you are going to run a business, you need to be an expert. An expert is really just someone who is trusted enough to lead. To be trusted enough to lead others and to lead innovation requires ability, results, andconfidence. If you are not an …

This Technique From Tony Robbins Will Help You Actually Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

It's just three, simple but powerful questions that you can answer today.<p>New Year's Resolutions are broken. On Jan 1st, you set a resolution that says, I'll get up at 5am 5 days a week and go to the gym. Then it's cold out so you skip a day. And then another. By February your resolution is dead and …

34 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

I'm 29 and manage $100 million — here are the 7 best pieces of advice I can give you about investing

At 29 years old, I manage $100 million in assets.<p>Some may think I'm on the young side to be managing so much money, but with multigenerational clients — everywhere from millennial parents looking to enter the market all the way to boomers trying to secure their savings — my age is one of my …

Investing

5 Clever Ways to Practice Einstein’s Secret to Happiness

$1.56 million: that’s how much a scribbled note containing Einstein’s secret to happiness just sold for at an auction house in Jerusalem. Written in …

The 12 best business books of the year, according to Stanford Business School

A good book is like food for the soul. When you want to curl up by the fire with a truly great one, look no further than this list furnished by members of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.<p>If you've got an entrepreneur or two in your life, these might make good holiday gifts, too:

Bad Science

7 Ways To Get People to Like You

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Improve Your Focus in 9 Minutes or Less With This Morning Routine

It’s your body’s job to house and protect your brain, but did you know that you can also use your body to strengthen your mind? In this article, …

The Brain