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How to Be Way More Productive

Three quick hacks from Tim Ferriss.<p><b>Wake Up With More Energy</b><p>Many people feel tired in the morning not because they didn't sleep enough but because they have low blood sugar. You can minimize this by consuming a tablespoon or two of unsweetened almond butter before you go to sleep. It's a very simple …

Simplest Way to Get Smarter

Forget the puzzles, games, and mental exercises. There's an easier way to boost your brainpower.<p>Sure, exercise is good for your health. We all know that. But exercise is also a scientifically proven way to make yourself smarter.<p>According to Gretchen Reynolds, author of the soon to be released <i>The</i> …

The Brain

8 Essential Truths About People

Doing well in business comes down to understanding people--your employees, coworkers, and customers. Know these truths and you're off to a good start.<p>Understanding people--yourself, your employees, your coworkers and customers--is the core of all business success. With that in mind, here are eight …

How to Be the Best Version of You

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice." --Steve Jobs<p>Truly happy and successful people get that way by becoming the best, most genuine version of themselves they can be. Not on the outside--on the …

3 Tips That Will Make You a Better Negotiator

"Win-win" remains the most popular philosophy in negotiating. It's also the least effective.<p>"Most people think that a 'win-win' happy ending should be the ultimate goal in any negotiation," writes Lewis Schiff in his forthcoming book, <i>Business Brilliant</i>.<p>The book draws from his research on high …

These 365 Quotes Will Inspire You Every Day This Year

Best-selling author and entrepreneur Dave Kerpen shares 365 powerful, inspirational quotes for leaders in 2015<p>With a new year nearly upon us, it's a great time to get inspired about the future, your vision, your goals and executing on those goals. I'm so grateful for all of the inspiration I've …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

The 6 People You Need in Your Corner

Nothing incredible is accomplished alone. You need others to help you, and you need to help others. With the right team, you can form a web of connections to make the seemingly impossible practically inevitable.<p><b>The Instigator:</b><p>Someone who pushes you, who makes you think. Who motivates you to get up …

Nine Dangerous Things You Were Taught In School

Be aware of the insidious and unspoken lessons you learned as a child. To thrive in the world outside the classroom, you’re going to have to unlearn them.<p><i>Dangerous things you were taught in school:</i><p><b>1. The people in charge have all the answers.</b> <br>That’s why they are so wealthy and happy and healthy and …

The Most Important Decision You Have To Make, If You Want To Be Successful

Let me give you three different real world examples, involving three separate (slightly disguised) entrepreneurs, and see if you can find the one common solution.<p>Barbara returned to her hometown in the upper Midwest following a messy divorce. A wonderful cook with an outgoing personality, she …