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Warren Buffett Says These Simple Habits That Most of Us Ignore Separate Successful People From Everyone Else

The Oracle of Omaha wants you to succeed with these simple habits that even a 14-year-old could pull off.<p>Sometimes, I just have to shake my head at Warren Buffett's wisdom. Is it earth-shattering? Hardly.<p>At 87 years young, he keeps imparting on us the simplest advice that has made him a success …

Self-improvement

99 Percent of Job Seekers Fail to Answer "Why Do You Want This Job" Correctly. Here's Why

An innocent response could cost you the job.<p>As a career coach, I work with people every day on interview preparation. Interviews are a form of public speaking. 99 percent of people fear public speaking more than death. Thus, it's no wonder interviews unnerve my clients. Not only do we go over all …

Employment

The 18 Best Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2018

We’re almost to the halfway point of the year, and so far … not so good. The market has disappointed, and the investing landscape has shifted …

Investing

How to earn $100k in your sleep

What if you could start your life again, knowing what you now know?<p>What would you do the same? What would you do differently?<p>Also read: The cities …

Want to Work From Home -- and Improve Your Mental Health? Apple, Dell, and Walt Disney Are Now Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Additionally, studies show that working remotely will save you between $4,668 to $5,688 per year.<p>Earlier this month, I reported on a FlexJobs study that showed how working remotely will save you money -- enough for that kitchen remodeling project or a couple of vacations to a white sandy beach in …

The Workplace

35 Ways to Earn up to 11% on Your Money

Since the Great Recession, many investors' portfolios have been a tale of feast and famine. Stocks have racked up hefty gains, while the lowest …

3 High-Growth Stocks That Are Just Getting Started

This panel of investors has identified three growth stocks that could power your portfolio for years to come.<p>Most businesses posting rapid expansion …

3 Buys For Easy 17.6% Gains And Dividends Up To 9%

One of the best things about closed-end fund (CEF) investing is the terrific “bonus” discounts CEFs give us on stocks and other investments.<p>Here’s what I mean by a bonus discount: CEFs often trade at a level far different—and cheaper—than their net asset value (NAV), or the market price of a fund’s …

Investing

How To Assess A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)

Investors seeking to estimate the value of a real estate investment trust (REIT) will find that traditional metrics such as earnings-per-share (EPS) …

53 Best Dividend Stocks for 2018 and Beyond

Dividend stocks that can be counted on to raise their payouts annually never go out of style, but they're even more compelling given today's …

Investing

How buy and hold investing turned $50,000 into $500,000 in ten years

Arguably one of the simplest and effective investment strategies out there is buy and hold investing.<p>It is a strategy favoured by legendary investor …

The 10 Highest-Paying IT Certifications of 2018

A career in information technology (IT) takes a lot of planning. Choosing from the many available certifications determines which sort of career options are available to you. Whether it's system administration, networking, or security that interests you, you're sure to find plenty of certifications …

Warren Buffett's Advice for a Stock Market Crash

Source: The Motley Fool<p>1 of 9<p>Why you should heed Buffett's advice<p>If you could only listen to one person's advice during a stock market crash, let …

It Took Steve Jobs Less Than 60 Seconds to Share the Best Leadership Advice You'll Hear Today

Resist the urge to fix all your team's problems, and do this instead<p>Back in the spring of 1992, Steve Jobs was invited to speak to a group of students at the MIT Sloan School of Management. (According to MIT, the lecture was a bit of a surprise, the result of the efforts of a Sloan student whose …

Leadership

In Just 11 Words, Billionaire Richard Branson Gives His Best Career Advice (It Came From His Mom)

Mother knows best.<p>Richard Branson is a force of nature.<p>In addition to being an actual knight, he is the founder of the Virgin Group, which now controls more than 400 companies. His net worth is $5 billion, which puts him seventh on a list of the wealthiest British billionaires. Plus, he's known for …

Immune System

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

5 Tactics Essential to Building a 6-Figure Online Business

Yes, there are billions of potential customers, but getting the attention of even a few requires a strategy.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2015, customers spent $107 billion on online courses, according to Global Industry Analysts. The number of internet …

Marketing

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Self-improvement

Here’s what Warren Buffett says to do when the market tanks

Amid worries of a trade war and fears of the tech industry getting hit with regulation, the stock market kicked off April with its worst start to the …

35 things you should know about money by the time you’re 35

<b>By the time you’ve reached your 30s, you’ve probably heard dozens of financial acronyms and terms thrown around—from APRs to IRAs, expense ratios to</b> …

Personal Finance

5 Fundamental Skills for First-Time Managers

New to leadership? Hone these time-tested skills to accelerate your effectiveness and impact as a leader.<p><i>By Mattson Newell (@MattsonNewell), director for partners in leadership, and an expert and author on breakthrough communications, global human resources, and talent development</i><p>If you're like …

Team Building

The One Skill You Need to Be An Authentic Leader

Authenticity, transparency, and collaboration are also crucial skills leaders need in business today.<p>We need authentic leaders today--more than ever before. Leaders who inspire trust, and confidence, and loyalty. And you can be that person--but there's one skill you need, above all others, to be an …

Leadership

To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To

One of the best insights on what true productivity means in the 21st century dates back to 1890. In his book <i>The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1</i>, William James wrote a simple statement that’s packed with meaning: “My experience is what I agree to attend to.”<p>Your attention determines the experiences …

Time Management

3 Smarter Ways to Use Microsoft Excel

Your numbers might not be as accurate as you think.<p><i>By Russell Kommer, founder of ESW.</i><p>When was the last time you reviewed the data you use to make decisions about your company's operations? If anyone in your organization works with Microsoft Excel, take a look now. Your numbers might not be as …

Analytics

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times …

Marketing

Google Wanted to Know What Makes a Manager Great, So It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. <i>What's a google</i>?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

Leadership

12 Simple Habits That Will Make Your Professional Life and Personal Life Better

Nice guys (and gals) don't finish last.<p>I'd be the first to admit that as a young entrepreneur, I was in it for myself. Credit? Yep, I'll take some. Money? I could always use more of that. Attention? Sure, put the camera on me.<p>It's sad and strange to think about now. Over time, I've been fortunate …

businessrelationship

Achieve Your Most Audacious Goals

In the book, Principles, Ray Dalio, one of the world’s wealthiest and most intelligent people, suggests a 5-step process for achieving big goals.<p><i>by</i><p>In …

This Is The Mindset You Need To Succeed 10X or 100X In Life (And It's The Opposite Of Convention)

When two people come together who are living in their "unique ability," they can go 100X bigger in their goals.<p><b>"</b><b>Being a giver is not good for a 100-</b><b>yard</b> <b></b><b>dash</b><b>, but it's valuable in a marathon.</b><b>"</b><b>--</b> Adam Grant<p>Many people are TAKERS, especially those who desperately want success.<p>They engage in …

Self-improvement

3 Communication Mistakes that Destroy Trust

The tie that binds a healthy trust-based relationship is authentic communication.<p>The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer, the annual global study often considered the gold standard in trust data measurement recently stated that, "In a year marked by turbulence at home and abroad, trust in institutions in …

Leadership