Rick Cooper

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5 Strategies To Declutter Your Home For A Happier Life

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

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 …

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 …

11 Chrome Extensions That Will Super-Power Your Gmail Experience

Google makes the Chrome browser and Google makes Gmail. Naturally, the Chrome Web Store has some excellent extensions to improve your Gmail …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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: …

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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 …

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.

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)

Overcome your fear of rejection and failure with this three-letter word.<p><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 …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

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 …

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Here's Why Your Sales Reps Are Losing Deals

If your sales team is struggling, chances are it is making one or more of these blunders.<p>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 …

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 …

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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 Time Management Tips From Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs

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 with <i>what</i> you do as much as <i>how</i> you spend your time.<p>In <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management,</i> Kevin Kruse shares the habits of …

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How To Answer The Question 'What's Your Current Salary?'

Dear Liz,<p>I am running into a problem on my job search. I get calls from recruiters and I’m happy about that, because I have job-hunting friends who have never heard from a recruiter even once, and I get several inquiries from recruiters every month. (I think it’s because I have a very strong …

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 …

How to make mobile video ads work for your brand

Six tips for maximising your bang for the buck, from Sizmek's Sara Cheng.

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 …

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 …

This Is Why Frozen Fruits Should Be Your New Best Friend

Get the most out of your produce.<p><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 …

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 …

Minimalism

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 …