Ray Li

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How to Live ON PURPOSE and Maximize Every Freaking Day

Today can be as great as you want it to be.<p>Today can be as great as you want it to be.<p>Your fate isn't set. You get to decide how much of yourself you're going to put into today.<p>Rather than saying, "Well, we'll see what happens," you must powerfully state, <i>"Today, I'm going to make it happen!"</i><p>When …

Mind healing: the secrets to being charismatic

In our highly connected, fast-changing world, we’re all on the lookout for charismatic leadership. What qualities does someone need for us to consider them to be charismatic?<p>Charisma, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is ‘compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in …

What To Do When You Can’t Meditate?

You're reading What To Do When You Can’t Meditate?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

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HEDGE FUND READING LIST: Hundreds of investors say these 10 finance books are must-reads

GuilhermeMesquita/Shutterstock SumZero, a social network for buyside investors, asked its members to share their favorite investment books in their user profiles.<p>The list is based on 1,120 responses, and ranked from least to most recommended. You can consider it a hedge fund reading list.<p>The books …

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11 mental habits to give up if you want to succeed

When we aim to become happy and have a successful outlook, we often focus on getting to the next station in life.<p>Happiness is seemingly always "someday" in the near-distant future — like once we finally land that promotion or find the right partner.<p>I'm a huge proponent of setting new aspirational …

Self-improvement

8 Profound Principles of the Zen Samurai That Will Give You Strength During Hard Times

I think we can all agree that sometimes it’s difficult to live a life of virtue. We know that holding ourselves to high moral standards will be …

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13 Things You Must Give Up to Live The Life You Want

Somebody once told me their definition of hell:<p>On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have …

Motivation

Don't Get Hung Up On Mistakes, Grow Past Them

With a growth mindset, setbacks are simply part of the process of continuous learning and improvement.<p>There's a bit of a in some business circles. Social media is littered with suggesting you haven't arrived till you've screwed up royally. The process of recovering from a setback is …

Self-improvement

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

To help make 2017 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old classics to hot new releases.<p>No guarantees you'll get rich, but it can't hurt to kick off the new year with one of these gems.<p><i>Kathleen Elkins contributed to a</i> …

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10 Powerful Ways You Can Be a Successful Leader

Great Leaders have certain traits that make them stand out from the rest. If we want to achieve what they've achieved, we have to learn to do as they do.<p>These are times that call for great leaders--people who are confident and courageous, certain in their leadership--to show us the way.<p>It's not …

The 9 Things You Need to Let Go of For Success in 2017

Start with entitlement, perfection and procrastination.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you are your best friend and your worst enemy. You vacillate between believing in your ability to take on the world, making it better as only you can, and doubting …

Motivation

Want to Make 2017 Your Most Successful Year Ever? Make Sure to Do These 3 Things

You can reach your biggest goals. Here's how.<p>What do you want most for your life and your career in 2017? Go ahead and dream big.<p>You can make those big dreams come true if you take the right approach. That advice comes from executive coach and bestselling author Wendy Capland. For the past couple …

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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 …

The 10 Smartest Reads for Entrepreneurs From 2016

While not an exhaustive list, these books are key additions to any business book collection.<p>Not every business book that thumps onto your desk is a worthwhile read. But just a cursory glance at the year's endless stream of flaps, blurbs, and press releases suggests a few trends in 2016. Among them: …

15 Minutes to Balancing Your Karma: Guided Meditation

“Karma isn’t revenge; it is a mirror of your souls mistakes and for those that wish bad karma for you it is also a mirror for their mistakes. Karma …

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Want to Be a Stronger Leader? Listen to These 10 Podcasts

Whether you're a CEO or an intern, leadership skills are what set you apart. Develop yours.<p>Strong leadership is about more than just telling people what to do; it's that rare but inspirational combination of enthusiasm, humility, grace, power, and wisdom.<p>Here are 10 podcast episodes that will help …

How Meditation Helped Me Multitask More Effectively

• Bio<br>• Twitter<br>• Facebook<br>• Latest Posts<p>Karin Dames<p>Transformation Coach at funficient<p>With 20 years experience in the software development industry, Karin moved …

30 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can predict success.<p>Here's some of what we know about how your childhood influences your success as an adult:

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How the Best CEOs Differ from Average Ones

We all know the stereotypes: Great CEOs are extroverted. They’re self-promoting. They’re risk takers. But are these stereotypes true? Which traits actually differentiate CEOs from other executives? And, most important, which attributes separate successful CEOs from other CEOs?<p>There is a great deal …

9 Confidence Myths That Only Quiet People Will Truly Understand

<b>“</b><b>Quiet is the new loud.” ~Patrick Stump</b><p><b></b>Isn’t it ironic?<p>When you need it the most, your confidence is nowhere to be found.<p>When you’re freaking out at …

8 Horrible Habits That Are Ruining Your Productivity (and What You Can Do to Fix Them)

No better time to start than right now!<p>If there is one thing in life people underestimate, it is the impact of their daily habits.<p>Whether you want to admit it or not, the truth is that just about everything in life can be directed back to your habits. Long-term success is the result of good habits. …

27 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success and Happiness

We can all use a little inspiration every once in a while.<p>Feeling down in the dumps? Or uninspired? Don't worry, the blues always come and go. Check out these 27 super inspiring quotes for the motivation you need to kick start your path back to success--and joyous well-being.<p>1. "Life is not a …

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The 1 Skill All Successful People Possess

Successful people are not necessarily gifted, they just have this one skill and succeed on purpose.<p>What's the first essential skill you think of when you think of successful people?<p>Some would answer that it's technical skills.<p>Others might say great communication, or being a visionary.<p>These skills …

3 Daily Habits That Can Set You Up for Success

<i>Nela Canovic, productivity hacker, writer and entrepreneur, answered the question “If a happy and successful life is all about developing three good</i> …