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The 10 best pieces
 of advice I can give you about money

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>I have a ton of rich friends who've wanted me to write this for a long time.<p>A while ago, I was chatting with …

These Are the 4 Skills You Need to Master to Be Happy

According to the latest science, you can learn to be happy, just like you can learn to play an instrument.<p>We generally think of happiness as either a matter of chance or circumstance. Some people are born with happy brains--they just naturally seem to see everything in a cheerful light. Others are …

Happiness

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

Small Business

Don't Punish Entrepreneurs Because They're Richer Than You

It’s difficult to talk openly about income inequality without raising the ire of the Internet, a fact that Paul Graham, co-founder of Y-Combinator, …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

25 Websites Other Than Social Media To Upgrade Your Life

Have you been spending too much of your time on social media recently? Is that making much of your internet usage wasteful? Social media can be so …

Marketing To A High-End Consumer, Using The Luxury Strategy

9 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>40 years ago, a group of European luxury brands, famous but small at the time, decided to use the opportunity of globalization to grow significantly beyond the small circle of their happy-but-few …

The Smartest Entrepreneurs Are Listening to These 10 Podcasts

Want to become a better entrepreneur? Start listening to one or all of these 10 podcasts.<p>The rumor mill says Apple and major car manufacturers are in talks to have podcasting be the new "car radio." While I won't speculate, there is no doubting that podcast listenership has grown over the …

Self-improvement

21 ways rich people think differently than the average person

That's what Napoleon Hill preached in his bestselling 1937 book "Think and Grow Rich," the culmination of his intensive study of more than 500 self-made millionaires.<p>Self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has interviewed 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people during the past three decades, …

20 Most Thought-Provoking Quotes About Philosophy

A great philosophy is essential for a great life. These thought-provoking quotes will inspire you to sharpen your philosophy

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

In this article we will explore how your body is a holographic projection of your consciousness, and how you directly influence that hologram and …

Look Up! The Shocking Dangers of Chemtrails & Geoengineering

By Dan Eden and Diane Small Many of us have looked up to the sky and seen something a bit unusual these days: fat and thin white puffs in strange …

Southwest bets big on business travelers

If you want to understand the nonconformist culture of Southwest Airlines (LUV), you’ve got to start with its holiest site: the shrine to Herb. Walk …

The likeliest reasons why we haven’t contacted aliens are deeply unsettling

1/<p>Aliens 101: The Kardashev Scale & Fermi Paradox<p>Universal Pictures<p>Think about how far humanity has progressed in its short 200,000 years of …

Universe

To Learn The Secrets of Dedication and Drive, Look No Further Than Michael Jordan

Greatness is nothing more than the long-term investment of time.<p><i>What is the inspiration for greats to keep on learning, to keep on improving, what is their biggest ‘why’? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nicolas Cole, Writer, on Quora.</b><p>Let’s start by breaking …

Michael Jordan

Tesla could learn something from Henry Ford

Is Tesla, with its tightly integrated supply chain, following the strategy of another one-time dominant automaker - the Ford Motor Company - of over 100 years ago? Can it revolutionize the world by making an affordable electric car for the masses, much the way Henry Ford did with the Model T in …

7 Productivity Tips From Ben Franklin

If you are looking for ways to simplify your life, increase your productivity, and make a larger impact on the world around you, I suggest you study …

Quotes From Socrates That Are Full Of Wisdom

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

Guise