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Top Earning Salespeople Use This 1 Easy Strategy to Outperform Everyone Else

Sales is one of the most common jobs in the US. But top salespeople know a secret--that can make them rich.<p>Let's start with the obvious: salespeople have a bad rap. That's because most people employed in sales are--wait for it--crappy salespeople. These are your typical pushy, slimy, or aggressive …

7 things I do outside work that double my productivity

So you’ve put aside 60 minutes to do something meaningful. Now the next question is: What are you going to do?<p>4. Pick a hobby<p>Having a passion is …

Want to Know If Someone Is Attracted to You? Their Voice Changes in 1 Simple Way

Which is interesting in itself, but gauging changes in voice pitch might help you professionally, too.<p>Imagine you're watching a movie. Ryan Gosling is having a drink with a male friend at a bar. They're talking about, say, sports.<p>Suddenly, a beautiful woman steps up beside him to order a drink. …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Does this gun make me look fat? Firearms spur fashion niche

ATLANTA (AP) — Does this gun make me look fat?<p>For decades, women have had few choices when it comes to the clothing they can wear to hide that …

The Billionaires Are All Quietly Preparing For The Stock Market To Plunge

<b><br>Billionaire 1: Sam Zell</b><p><b>On Stocks and reality...</b><p><b>On Obama and inequality...</b><p><b>On Tax Inversion...</b><p><i>Source: CNBC</i><p>* * *<p><b>Billionaire 2: George Soros</b><p>Soros has once again increased his total <b>SPY Put to a new record high of $2.2 billion, or nearly double the previous all-time high, and a whopping 17% of his total</b> …

How To Time The Market Like Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett likes to counsel individual investors to buy-and-hold (specifically, buy an equity index fund and hold it forever). This is a perfect example of "do as I say, not as I do," as Buffett has successfully timed the market for decades. And with Berkshire Hathaway reporting earnings last …

Warren Buffett's 5 Rules For Investing

He discusses two past property investment he had made. The first was a 400-acre farm in Nebraska, which he paid $280,000 for in 1986. The second was retail property near New York University in 1993.<p>Both investment were made after prices collapsed.<p>"Income from both the farm and the NYU real estate …

If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: <i>A job will not make you rich.</i><p>If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your salary. This is an evident and …

Paraplegic to Kick Off Soccer World Cup After Medical Miracle

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Amid the samba rhythms and the swirling dancers featured during the soccer World Cup's opening ceremony on Thursday, one moment is likely to make jaws drop across the globe.<p>Paralyzed from the waist down, a young Brazilian will rise from his wheelchair, walk a few steps and kick …

Boiling Down That French Sense of Je Ne Sais Quoi

Of all the beauty ideals in the world, this one continues to inspire. Is it something in the water?<p>I'M A FRENCH WOMAN. This can be an intimidating idea—to me. You know, so many things are said about us: that we're stylish, beautiful, skinny, and great mothers. There is a whole category of books …

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Back to Basics: 11 Shoes Every Woman Should Own

Click through for the classic shoes every fashionable woman should have in her closet.<p>Aside from diamonds, we're pretty sure shoes are a woman's best friend. With seemingly endless options each season, it's hard not to amass a collection of pumps in a rainbow of colors, or more than 10 pairs of …

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