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7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

Think You're Unemployable? You're Probably an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs overcome obstacles. That's what defines them.<p>I left college early. I thought I had completed my fine arts degree at San Jose State University. But in fact, I would later discover, I had received an incomplete in silk screening. I needed three more units to graduate. I wasn't overly …

Entrepreneurship

7 Self-Improvement Books That Actually Work

Stuck in a rut and want to get more out of your day than sitting at a desk, punching keys and drinking lukewarm coffee? Hate reading those dull …

Tim Ferriss

Google turns on default adblocker within Chrome

Users of latest Chrome browser on Windows, Mac OS, Linux and Android will have some of most intrusive types of ads blocked automatically<p>Comment: Can we really trust Google as judge, jury and executioner of online ads?<p>Google will start automatically blocking intrusive ads within its Chrome browser …

Digital Advertising

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

How do you get people interested in you when you only have 30 seconds?<p>Whether you're in a job interview, networking at a cocktail party, or happen to …

Employment

5 Podcasts That Marketers Should Pay Attention To

Take it from the Dalai Lama: "When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new."<p>According to the IAB Podcast Advertising Revenue Study conducted by PwC, podcasting is growing. Why? Because it offers a more personal and authentic way to …

Marketing

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Harvard

If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …

Workouts

3 Little-Known Facts About Content Marketing

Content marketing can help you effectively promote your business, but only if you do it right.<p>Content marketing is one of the most effective marketing strategies today. The effectiveness of content marketing, however, depends on the quality, relevance, and appeal of your content.<p>If you're a good …

Marketing

Want to Get a Job With Elon Musk? You May Want to Study These 16 Interview Questions

Interns at SpaceX reportedly work 80 hours per week.<p><b>SpaceX interns work 80 hours per week and help the company launch rockets and improve its dynamics.</b>• <b><br>So the aerospace company, recently rated one of the best places to work, asks some tough interview questions to ensure that it is hiring the right</b> …

Elon Musk

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

10 things genuinely confident people do differently

True confidence — as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities — has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly …

Self-improvement

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

National Parks

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Google

How Mindfulness Can Drastically Improve Your Business

Mindfulness is a powerful tool for even the most successful entrepreneurs.<p><i>By Kumar Arora, a serial entrepreneur turned investor.</i><p>You may not think of hustling entrepreneurs as those who carve out time for mindfulness meditation. However, you would be surprised how widely mindfulness is practiced …

Mindfulness

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

Recipes

4 Things You Absolutely Need to Know About a 401(k)

These details can help every saver make an intelligent retirement plan.<p>The 401(k) is one of the best tools for retirement savers, so it's important …

Retirement

21 Lentil Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals

We love lentils here at The Kitchn. They are magically easy to cook on the stove, and versatile enough to go into a wide range of cuisines. Plus, …

Healthy Eating

Six of the best winter soup recipes

Add borscht, caldo verde or chestnut and bacon soup to your repertoire<p><b><br>Borscht (main picture)</b><p>Although borscht is most commonly associated with Russian or Ukrainian cuisine, it has been adopted into Georgian culture. Borscht often features cabbage, but here it’s replaced by apple and fennel, which …

Recipes

Passive income: 15 ways to let the money flow in

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might collect passive income streams.<p>For many people, toiling for a living isn't fun.<p>There can be lengthy commutes, dress codes, annoying coworkers, unreasonable …

Personal Finance

15 Make Ahead Crockpot Meals Literally Anyone Can Make

15 Make Ahead Crock-Pot Meals Literally Anyone Can Make<p>Whoever invented the slow cooker deserves a medal.<p>January 23, 2018<p>I like to have a nice warm …

The Best Places to Visit For the Day In and Near San Diego County

One of the great things about living in San Diego is the diverse offerings that the region has to offer -- San Diego county spans from the Pacific …

California

Learn how to make money on Instagram by taking this online course

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Marketing

A psychotherapist shares the 7 things successful people do every night

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows.<p>Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think affects how you feel.<p>This is particularly important at night, as you …

Albert Einstein

These 30 Vegan Meal-Prep Ideas Make Healthy Eating Look So Frickin' Good

You made a promise to yourself to eat healthier, and here are two things you can do to make that happen: prep your meals in advance and eat more veggies. You're in luck, because here's some inspiration for delicious, satisfying, plant-based meal-prep ideas. From soup to curry to protein balls, …

20 Businesses You Can Start for Less Than $20

TaskRabbit and Lyft are good ideas, but that's just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Whoever coined the phrase "You have to spend money to make money," probably had more than $20 in mind. Yet in today's business landscape, it's entirely possible to start your own company with a little help from President …

Most Entrepreneurs Don't Invest In Building Their Personal Brand. Here's Why That's A Mistake

Many entrepreneurs may not even think about it, but they should.<p>The personal brand I've cultivated has helped me launch a rewarding career, travel the world without spending a dime, and speak at conferences from London to Singapore.<p>With that much potential, why wouldn't every entrepreneur have a …

12 Healthy Lunches Anyone on a Budget Can Make

A high grocery bill is one of the biggest concerns when it comes to eating healthy. You can shop the sales and make basic meals, but if you aren’t …

How Mark Cuban, Arianna Huffington and Bill Gates Use Social Media to Build Their Brand

These CEOs stand out on social media in a time when many of their peers still don't even have an online presence.<p>Many CEOs and entrepreneurs still have their hesitations on whether or not to have a personal account active on social media, even though the year is 2018!<p>A report from CEO.com showed …

9 great jobs 20-somethings are going wild for, according to LinkedIn

<b>• Many seniors around the country have embarked on their final semester in college.</b><p><b>• LinkedIn compiled a list of the jobs that grads tended to take in 2017.</b><p><b>• Many of the roles were in the finance sector.</b><p>College seniors have some important questions to answer. Mainly, what comes next?<p>Searching for …

Employment