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The Success-Killing Mistakes Even Smart People Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Sometimes the will to succeed just isn't enough.<p>What does it take to be truly successful? Genius grant recipient Angela Duckworth and others have pointed to grit--the ability to persevere in the face of obstacles and setbacks--as a key quality that helps some people reach huge achievements while …

Self-improvement

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30

This is the first big milestone.<p>Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone …

Self-improvement

25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago

This curated column is authored by Darius Foroux, Founder ofThe post 25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago appeared first on iamwire.

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9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever

Some of the most important skills in life are not taught in school. Here are 9 you won't want to miss out on.<p>The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your …

Self-improvement

Here's the 1 Word You Should Use if You Want to Win Any Argument (It's Not What You Think)

Helping people be "right" will diffuse blame so you can get to the point.<p>Take a look at some of the great debates in the world. Whether the debate is on a worldwide political scale, a nationwide economic scale, a customer service nightmare or an ongoing battle with a teenager, both parties want a …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Do Less When You Have More to Do

You can either run the day or let the day run you.<p>Time management is not always all it's cracked up to be. When you apply it successfully, you end up doing more--not less--of what you need to be doing.<p>Most people who follow time management programs find that they actually decrease their …

Time Management

Here's how to make your own invisible bookshelves to float around your home

Amazon/UmbraThe Umbra Concealed bookshelf, which you can buy if you don’t want to make your own.<p><b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• A DIY floating bookshelf is</b> …

In Order To Achieve Lasting Success: 10 Tips To Become An Attractive Person

Fifty percent of this year is gone. Question, have you reached 50 percent or half of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful in any area …

Motivation

This DIY Salt Scrub Will Make Skin Glow in the Dead of Winter

Sugar scrubs get a lot of love in the beauty world (and stamps of approval from our editors), but there's another food-based ingredient that works just as hard to exfoliate: salt. So we've whipped up a DIY salt scrub to try this winter when, you know, your skin is flaky, dry, irritated, and you'll …

Skin Care

If You Have This Key Behavior, You'll Be More Successful Than 90% Of People

An important CEO decided to retire from his chocolate-making business empire that he had spent the past 40 years building. Gathering his two sons …

Self-improvement

White rage against the machine: President-elect Donald Trump is a historical shock — unless you study American history

Those in shock over the outcome grievously underestimated the power of the hateful forces underlying Trumpism<p>Republican Donald Trump has won the 2016 presidential election by defeating his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, though the exact margins of his electoral victory are still being …

Procrastinators It’s time to kill Procrastination! (Infographics)

Procrastination, many people say, is bad. You waste time. Time which you would have been better spent finishing the project and then doing something …

The secrets that can make almost anyone say yes

Like a kind of secret agent, I once infiltrated the training programmes of a broad range of professions dedicated to getting us to say "yes". For …

Habits Successful People Do Before Bed | Reader's Digest

They have a regular bedtime<p>iStock/Springfrom<p>Scheduling a set bedtime allows you to get enough sleep so that you're able to perform optimally the next …

Time Management

10 Success lessons from Chris Gardner – “From Homeless To Millionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share90<p>Tweet<p>Share349<p>+15<p>Shares 444<p>The life of Chris Gardner is one made for the big screen. From single father without resources, living on the …

Motivation

Growing Younger With Age

<i>This essay appears in today’s edition of the</i> Fortune <i>Brainstorm Healthy Daily newsletter. Sign up to get it delivered to your inbox.</i><p>With some notable …

86 Ways to Become Incredibly Successful and Accomplish All Your Goals

Tips, strategies, practical steps, links....<p>It's fairly easy to be modestly successful; you just have to work hard. (Seriously: that is all it takes.) It's harder to be very successful; you have to work hard, and smart, and catch a few breaks along the way.<p>It's extremely difficult to be incredibly …

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5 Inspirational Books That Will Boost Your Growth

Regardless of who you are and what you do, there will be periods both in your personal and professional life where you will feel less than motivated …

Motivation

7 Steps to Radically Improve Your Entire Life -- Starting Today

How to create a brand new chapter in your life, at any stage.<p>When we think about creating sweeping change in our lives, it often seems like a distant dream. When life gets in the way, it's easy to think it's "too late," or that we won't be able to restart because we are so set in our ways, whether …

16 Things My Dad Taught Me About Success

No. 16: "There is always a way. No exceptions. No excuses." Here are the other fifteen. They are equally direct, blunt and just old school enough to be really cool in today's new school world.<p>Most days, I simply want to be happy and feel like I am successful at what I do. Achieving those seemingly …

9 Things You Never See Successful People Do

Here's what successful people avoid, and why you should, too.<p>It's fun to read lists of what makes successful people tick.<p>Their morning rituals. Their habits. Their goal-setting routines. The things they do before calling it a day. What they eat for lunch.<p>But sometimes, it's interesting to see what …

Motivation

10 Habits of Incredibly Successful Entrepreneurs

We all want to be the most successful version of ourselves, whether it be a top athlete, business owner or a good mother. The most successful people …

Star Trek's Warp Drive Might Become A Reality

Most of us alive today have never known a world where human spaceflight didn’t exist. Yet before we walked on the Moon, had an International Space Station, sent spacecraft to all the planets and even out of the Solar System, we had <i>Star Trek</i>, which brought even bigger dreams into the public …

Physics

4 Mindset Changes Successful People Adopt For Unprecedented Success

<i>“Change is the only constant in life.”</i><br>— <b>Heraclitus, Greek Philosopher</b><p>Nowhere today is this more apparent than in the business world. New technologies …

10 Ways You Can Model the Success of Millionaires

Founder and CEO of Skill Incubator<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to a Market Insights Report, there were 10.4 million U.S. households with a net worth of $1 million or more in 2015 (wealth not including their primary residence). This number is at an all-time …

Self-improvement

Truly Successful People Never Compromise on These 6 Things

Successful people do their deep work early in the day, when most people are still fast asleep.<p><i>How do smart and successful people maintain sanity and manage their time, career, and lives? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people</i> …

Time Management

98 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful

Need a boost of inspiration? These quotes will give you the spark you need--and motivate you to reach even greater heights.<p>Motivational quotes can make a surprisingly big difference, lifting your spirits when you're down and encouraging you to even greater heights when you've hit a plateau.<p>That's …

Motivation

'The Familiar Becomes New, the New Becomes Familiar': Changing Your Life Habits

In one of his Dharma speeches, my teacher Son Master Songdam uses the phrase "The familiar becomes new, the new becomes familiar" to describe the changes that occur through Son meditation practice. He says:<p>An ancient one has said, 'Where it is familiar becomes new. Where it is new becomes …