Rick Cooper

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5 Strategies To Declutter Your Home For A Happier Life

A house is a representation of a person’s mind, and a cluttered house represents a cluttered mind that cannot focus properly. You look at scattered …

Ten Ways To Be 10x More Productive At Work

The biggest problem with workplace productivity is mental. We think about productivity all wrong.<p>We think that if we can tick three or five more items off our To Do list, we’re really doing a great job! We measure, value and reward the wrong things.<p>We praise people who work the fastest, instead of …

Time Management

12 Evernote hacks and apps for power users

Excellent Evernote apps and hacks<p>If I were to compile a list of my top five apps and cloud services, Evernote would be near the top. It's not …

Opinion: If the stock market can make you rich, why are so many Americans poor?

Over the years, I have regularly addressed the psychological and emotional pitfalls that ultimately lead individual investors to poor outcomes.<p>The …

Investing

One of Warren Buffett's favorite investors listed the ingredients for a bubble — and warned many are present today

Marks' investment firm, Oaktree Capital, is considered one of the leading investors in distressed debt, essentially riskier debt.<p>He counts Warren Buffett as a friend and a fan. "When I see memos from Howard Marks in my mail, they're the first thing I open and read," Buffett once said.<p>In a memo out …

Investing

Wealth-building strategies financial advisers won’t talk about

While working with a financial adviser isn’t for everyone, hiring a professional to manage your money can pay off in more ways than one. With a …

Personal Finance

10 Effortless Things that Clutter-Free People Do Every Day

Keeping daily messes to a minimum makes chore day so much easier. Joshua Becker shares his tips for cutting clutter in his book 'The More of Less: …

Minimalism

Why Facebook Just Eradicated Influencer Marketing As We Know It

Today Facebook silently announced that brands now have the ability to seamlessly drive targeted paid media support behind 3rd party influencer …

Public Relations

11 Life-Organizing Hacks & Tips That Can Help Even The Most Scatter-Brained Person

If my dad could sit you down and tell you, he'd let you know that I'm the most scatter-brained, disorganized, shockingly messy person to walk this …

A Checklist to Organize Your Day for Success

This column is authored by Logan Howard, Marketing Intern, HeavyDotsThe post A Checklist to Organize Your Day for Success appeared first on iamwire.

Startups (India)

20 Companies That Are Going to Be Huge (and Are Hiring Now)

Is there anything better than knowing that you work for a company that’s leaving its mark on a particular industry—and maybe even the world?<p>We don’t …

Steve Jobs Used this Insanely Simple Strategy to Get What He Wanted (and You Can Too) | Inc.com

<i>This article also appeared on LinkedIn.</i><p>There's a video clip on YouTube of Steve Jobs telling the story of when he was 12 years old and he was looking for spare parts so he could build an electronic device known as a frequency counter.<p>He tells how he opened the Palo Alto, California, phone book and …

Hung Up

Opinion: 20 simple ways you can be smarter about your money

Meb Faber asked a bunch of us bloggers to give him our top 3-5 most-read blog posts of the year. I looked back at my trusty Google Analytics for the …

Personal Finance

The 10 Best Index Funds for 2017 and Beyond

Index funds are responsible for saving investors like you and me untold billions of dollars in fees over the past couple decades. They’ve also spared …

4 Ways to Make Yourself More Productive, According to an Expert

Ever needed to be productive… but you just don’t <i>feel</i> like it? And you literally end up negotiating with yourself in order to get things done?<p>I end up …

Adam Grant

Happiness in the Age of Abundance

The US constitution declares that “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” are inalienable rights. Read that phrase a little closer. It doesn’t say happiness is a right, but merely <i>its pursuit.</i> In Happiness Will Not Be Downloaded and The Economics of Happiness, I explored more meaty alternatives …

Happiness

Here's Why Your Sales Reps Are Losing Deals | Inc.com

I've spent a good portion of my career in B2B tech sales and business development. I believe my background in sales and lead generation has made me a better marketer and entrepreneur today.<p>Throughout my years in B2B, I've seen both highly successful sales teams and ones that are failing. For this …

Business Development

How to Get 10X More Done (and Still Leave Work on Time!)

Picture your perfect day. You wake up early. The sun is shining. Everything goes your way during your morning routine as you get off to work, where you arrive a few minutes before everyone else. You avoid the temptation of checking email immediately and settle into a major project.<p>Time passes …

Time Management

6 Simple Time Management Strategies That Will Transform the Way You Work

In a business where time is literally money (as many freelancers and agencies bill by the hour), having tight control over how you manage your time …

15 Things Amazingly Productive People Do Differently

While we all have the same amount of time, we don't all use it in the same way. Here are 15 ways productive people make good on their time.<p>What if you could get more done without feeling overwhelmed, overworked, and overloaded?<p>Very productive people do it all the time. It actually has less to do …

Time Management
Recruitment

Small Business Tech This Week: Make Money with Pokémon Go, and Vine Is on the Decline

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?<p><b>1 – Pokémon Go is upending digital marketing.</b><p>The hit mobile game is taking over the world. There are millions of players. Nintendo’s stock has gone through the roof. And it’s having …

Small Business

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Anger Management

7 Ways to Set Yourself Free

We—those of us reading this today—are some of the most free people in history. We can go more places, make more choices, and work toward more change …

Minimalism

The Benefits of Minimalism: 7 Reasons to Declutter Your Life

<b>“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” ~ William Morris</b><p>Have you ever noticed that every time you …

Minimalism

This Is Why Frozen Fruits Should Be Your New Best Friend

<i>As part of HuffPost's “</i><i>Reclaim</i><i>” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.</i><p>Summer is the best time to become well acquainted with your freezer. And no, we don't mean for sticking your head in to cool off.<p>With the abundance …

Ice Cream

The Minimalist Way to Declutter

One of the best things I’ve done to change my life — along with meditation, exercise, and eating healthier — is to get rid of most of my clutter.<p>I …

Marketplace vs. Minimalism

As we endeavor to build the brand that is T’Work, occasionally we encounter an idea that makes us stop and think. One such idea is Minimalism. As …