Robert Minicucci

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I skeptically tried practicing gratitude. It completely changed my life.

A few years back I worked in a university building that also housed an entire department full of psychologists, all of whom seemed to see us …

Positive Thinking

The future of oil - Breaking the habit

Special report<p>Breaking the habitThe future of oil<p>AT THE TURN of the 20th century, the most malodorous environmental challenge facing the world’s big …

Fossil Fuels

Why Most People Will Never Be Successful

Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate.<p>"Success" isn't just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives. Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, …

5 Mental Habits of Highly Ineffective Managers

Great leaders think one way; lousy leaders think another. Which kind of leader are you?<p>One of the great advantages of observing the business world over a couple of decades (and interviewing hundreds of executives) is that you start seeing the patterns of thought that lead to success or failure.<p>This …

This is How I Invest My Retirement Money

Vanguard just closed its most popular dividend fund to new money. If you’re not already in, I’m afraid you’re out of luck.<p>But I’ve got a backdoor way …

Airbnb, Uber, and Others Used 'Time Collapsing' to Skyrocket From Zero to Millions

Fast-growth companies speed up success by incorporating digital tools and breakthrough innovation into the core of their business.<p>In 2007, Airbnb appeared on the scene and completely changed the world of travel and hospitality. But unbeknownst to its three, 30-something founders, they forged a new …

3 Attractive Income Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Dividend stocks can be the foundation of a great retirement portfolio. Not only do the payments put money in your pocket, which can help hedge against any dips in the stock market, but they're usually a sign of a financially sound company. Dividends also give investors a …

It's never been easy being Jason Bourne: A brief film history

It’s hard to believe it’s been nine years since Matt Damon last suited up as the formidable but forgetful super-spy Jason Bourne. Now, he’s returning to his signature role, along with veteran director Paul Greengrass, for “Jason Bourne.” The amnesiac super-agent, who first appeared in a series of …

7-Year-Old Japanese Boy Abandoned In Forest As Punishment Found Alive

Yamato Tanooka was discovered about 4.5 miles from where he was last seen.<p>A 7-year-old boy missing in northern Japan since Saturday when his parents left him in a forest as punishment has been found alive and well.<p>Yamato Tanooka turned up on Friday morning at a Self-Defense Force training facility …

What Retirement Savings Vehicle Is Right for You?

Planning for retirement is a complicated business.<p>That's as it should be; this is your nest egg after all. It's how you'll pay the bills and enjoy …

Almost a Quarter of Americans Plan to Retire at This Age

Seventy is the new 65, at least when it comes to retirement age.<p>Nearly 23% of working Americans said they plan to still be working as they enter …

A year later: American Medical Association's ethics council to consider telemedicine guidelines again

A year ago the American Medical Association's ethics council almost took a vote to adopt a set of guidelines focused on ethical considerations …

10 Ways to Save Major Money When You Book Your Flights

Including exactly how many days in advance you should buy those tickets.<p>Whether you're booking a flight for a spontaneous summer adventure or you're jetting across several states for a family wedding, there's no denying it: Airfare is expensive. But if you follow these strategies, you might save …

The Founder of FedEx Shares His Top 10 Rules for Success

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>He's the founder, chairman, president and CEO of FedEx. In 2014, Fortune Magazine ranked him 26th among the list of "World's 50 Greatest Leaders." He has an estimated net worth of $3.6 billion.<p>He's Frederick W. Smith, and here are his top 10 rules for …

The US Has a Lot to Do to Catch Up to This Swiss Engineering Marvel | VICE News

Americans might have understandably reacted with envy at the opening of the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland on Wednesday.<p>At around 35 miles (56 km) long and running as deep as 1.4 miles (2.2 km) under the Alps, the $12 billion Gotthard is the longest tunnel in the world excluding city subways, …

Is This the Scariest Airport in the World?

From secret spots and bucket-list destinations to life-changing gadgets and booking tips, here's your round-up of need-to-know travel news and daily …

7 ways to boost your body image (and happiness)

Feeling secure in your skin is crucial to happiness—but it turns out, that’s even more true for men than for women. Researchers from Chapman …

Iraq’s ancient Christian population could be gone within five years in the face of Isil

When members of Father Martin Hermis Dawood’s congregation used to ask guidance about fleeing Iraq, his advice was to be strong.<p>Iraq’s Christians had to stay together and hope, he would counsel, no matter how bleak the situation may look in a country stricken by sectarian violence and terrorism.<p>Yet …

Forget self-help: we're programmed for change

Our brain plasticity makes us far more adaptable than we think we are<p>“This life,” wrote the French poet Charles Baudelaire more than a century ago, “is a hospital where each patient is possessed with the desire to change his bed.” No “How to Change Your Bed in Seven Days!” poem followed, alas. …

7 steps to get rich, from a personal-finance classic the millionaire founder of Nasty Gal calls 'one of the best'

Before Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso reached millionaire status — she's worth an estimated $250 million— she was broke, dumpster-diving, and a frequent shoplifter.<p>She credits part of her financial revival to George S. Clason's "The Richest Man in Babylon," she explains in her book, …

Profit

10 Common Money Mistakes Successful People Never Make

Everyone dreams of being rich. Understanding what it means to be truly rich, however, eludes a large majority of the population. If you’re hoping to …

Your Choices for Motivation Determine Your Ultimate Success. Here's Why

Dangle your own carrot in front of you. Determine your own motivations.<p>Here's a simple way to test your motivation.<p>What would you do in your job, at your company, or even in life if you could complete a given project and earn an easy $1 million? In other words, how would you strive for excellence, …

This Is Where Most People Drop the Ball in Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Success In The Real World: 7 Daily Behaviors Conscientious People Avoid

I walked out into the middle of the street without looking both ways, forgot to pay parking tickets, lost debit and credit cards regularly and, when I became self-employed, convinced myself everything would just work out.<p>My “I’ll just make it” mentality is characteristic of my generation: …

Pew Research Center

Panama -- The Coming Crash Of Capitalism

Watching the alarming scene of global capitalism today is akin to seeing a vehicle hurtling at full speed towards a wall and while shouting and screaming on the sidelines the pilot remains oblivious and keeps pushing on the accelerator. You know it is going to crash as you watch in disbelieving …

8 Things Exceptional Thinkers Do Every Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everything that we are and everything that we are not is an end result from our current level of thinking. Every great achievement in history came from exceptional thinking. Every man or woman to ever rise to the top of their profession …

How To Increase Your Retirement Savings Without Saving More

We’ll drive an extra mile to save five cents a gallon on gas. We clip coupons to save a few bucks at the grocery store. We riot when Netflix even thinks about raising its monthly fee by a dollar. And then we invest our future in a mutual fund without a clue how much it costs.<p>Why? Because we don’t …

Never Hire Someone Without Asking This

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Tony Robbins: This Is the 1 Quality of All Successful Entrepreneurs

When Marc Benioff decided to quit his job at Oracle and start his own company – the now $50 billion cloud software giant Salesforce – he turned to …