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The Most Important Money Lesson You Should Teach Your Kids

My son tells me I eavesdrop on random parent conversations too much. I just can’t help myself. It’s endlessly fascinating. Take this one.<p>Recently, a dad and his daughter entered a small shop where I was browsing. The girl, who looked maybe nine, immediately grabbed a bracelet from a display and …

Parenting

7 TED Talks That Will Inspire You to Succeed | Inc.com

Everyone wants to succeed, but not everyone knows how to succeed.<p>There are many things that will help us go the distance, but few are as empowering and inspiring as a TED Talk.<p>Listening to a TED Talk is a great way to gain information, discover new sources of innovation, and jump-start your life …

TED Talks

8 Conflicting Habits of Wildly Successful People

We know there are certain habits that the most successful people tend to share.<p>But if you’re looking to emulate those habits, you’ve probably run up …

15 things successful people do over 3-day weekends

"Successful people recognize how important it is to take advantage of a long weekend to refuel their passions and recharge their batteries," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "The Humor Advantage."<p>They work extra hard the days leading up to the three-day weekend in …

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

Motivation

Make sure you've read these 27 important finance books

"In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn't read all the time — none," Berkshire Hathaway vice …

Investing

5 mental tricks to help you manage stress and be more 'mindful' in 2017

If there's one thing that 2016 has taught many of us, it's that it helps to have a way to calm our minds and quiet our hearts. Just how do you do that? Try "mindfulness."<p>That, essentially, means being more attuned to what's going on around you and inside of you. "Mindfulness is an open-hearted way …

Mindfulness

9 Power-Packed Books to Help You Live Your Best Life Ever

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go" - Dr. Seuss<p>My friend told me he doesn't read.<p>What?<p>I was in disbelief. It's like saying you don't want to be healthy, so you don't exercise. Or that you don't want to impact the world, so you …

Penguin Random House

18 Trends to Look for in 2017 | Inc.com

Predicting the future is hardly a precise science, but identifying macro trends and developments can be done by paying close attention to what's happening in an industry. Here's what a handful of small businesses, startups and analysts are seeing in their crystal balls.<p>1. We will hear more about …

Construction Industry

The 10 Most Popular Leadership Stories Of 2016

These are the leadership stories you read and shared the most this year.<p>2016 saw its fair share of changes in the world of leadership. A pretty eventful U.S. presidential election accompanied seismic occurrences, scandals, mishaps, and mistakes in the business world.<p><i>Fast Company</i> covered the low …

10 Common Mistakes That Successful People Never Make

Do you ever feel exhausted by your efforts to be successful? Everyone’s idea of success differs, but one theme always remains constant – it’s hard …

Motivation

17 Easy Ways To Become A Happier And Calmer Person In 2017

Being a stressed out mess is so last year.<p>These past 52 weeks weren’t the best when it came to mental health, between the very real development of election anxiety to the tragic events that happened regularly. How could a person <i>not</i> live in a perpetual state of stress?<p>If you’re still looking for a …

Mental Health

8 Expert-Approved Time Management Tips

We’ve all lamented that there aren’t enough hours in the day or laughed at memes that tell us the road to productivity is paved with cups of strong …

The Top 10 Habits of Highly Organized People

Spend a few minutes on any organized blog ( or watching any of the hundreds of organizing channels on Youtube) and it’s not hard to start FOMO-ing. …

Motivation

6 Science-Backed Tips to Impress Everyone You Meet

We've all been there. Sitting across from someone we admire, crippled with anxiety because we don't want to do or say the wrong thing, and knowing …

Body Language

10 Effective Communication Habits of the Most Successful People | Inc.com

Being able to communicate effectively, I believe, is one of the best life skills you can develop. Think about it, colleagues who can masterfully communicate their thoughts, feelings, ideas, concerns and wishes are better equipped to manage or avoid conflict, negotiate win-win scenarios, and …

Self-help

7 Things the Happiest People Do Every Single Day | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be happy. Yet many people are not. Is that because of their circumstances, or because of their perspectives?<p>Great question. Approximately 50 percent of your level of happiness, or what psychologists call your "happiness set-point," is determined by personality traits that are …

Happiness

7 Bad Habits That Are Ruining Our Ability To Succeed And How To Break Them

One can say a lot of good things about the society we live in. Technology has made the world considerably smaller and has brought people together …

Self-improvement

10 Smart Habits That Will Instantly Boost Your Self-Esteem | Inc.com

Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself, determined by your feelings and an evaluation based on your perception of yourself.<p>And a healthy sense of self-esteem, we're told, is critical to success in any undertaking.<p>If you're lucky enough to have strong self-esteem, it may be hard to understand …

Self-help

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Intelligence Every Day

Brain training isn’t a new concept. It can help us retain information, recall facts more quickly, and sharpen our focus. Even a brief course of brain …

11 Things That Can Spark Massive Success in Your Life

Change can happen gradually, by making small, determined steps toward a preplanned future. But they also happen in the tiniest of moments—sometimes …

Motivation

How to Make Money as An Amazon Affiliate

Earlier this week, a newer blogger asked me how to make money as an Amazon affiliate.<p><i>Note: This post contains affiliate links.</i><p>It reminded me that …

eCommerce

Transform Your Life in 7 Days: Guided Meditation

What can you do to transform your life? Many things. And meditation is one of them. Meditating on the changes you would like to experience in your …

Meditation

9 popular exercises you're likely doing wrong

From stretches to squats, here's how to nail your next workout.<p>The decision to exercise is always a smart one. Research confirms that anytime you …

Workouts

20 Proven Happiness Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

Hacking

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What makes Warren Buffett one of the riches people in the world? Unlike fellow billionaires Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos, he did not create a ground-breaking high-tech product. Instead, Buffett's wealth began with a series of small, simple habits that anyone can follow and that are …

Personal Finance

19 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results

Success starts with the little things.<p>Success doesn't happen in an instant. It happens through the progression of lots of little successes, strung together over time.<p>If you want to build something big, if you have a vision, a dream, or even just a clearly defined end goal, the question is not how …

These 7 Quirky ways Can be the Secret to Your Happiness

Forget losing weight and saving money. Those are resolutions for amateurs. The times are such and the information thrown around is so overwhelming …

Happiness

A man who spent 5 years studying self-made millionaires found they share 6 personality traits

Each person's path to wealth may be unique, but there are certain commonalities among the world's richest people.<p>After studying the lives of 177 self-made millionaires over the course of five years, author Thomas C. Corley found that they all shared six traits, which he reveals in his upcoming …