Sachin K Mohan

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Why Creating A To-Do List Is Derailing Your Success

Most of us make them, but to-do lists make us more stressed and don’t account for how long tasks take. Here are three things to do instead.<p>Nearly two-thirds of professionals write to-do lists, but 41% percent of all to-do list items never actually get done, according to research from the …

The Success Series Part 3 — Planning to Fail: Why Modern Advice on Success Misses the Point

Before going headlong into part 3 of this series I recommend starting your journey at <b>The Success Series Part 1 — Confessions of a Chronic</b> …

Put off procrastinating… forever! Tips on how to be more productive

It’s not as hard as you might think to set yourself clear goals<p>New Year’s resolutions can be a rollercoaster of emotions. There are the highs when you set them, imagining with excitement the new life you’re going to be leading, but often also the lows of frustration and procrastination when things …

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13 bad money habits you should break in 2016 to build more wealth

Getting rich is a long-term game.<p>The good news is that starting to accumulate wealth is almost entirely under your control — all it takes is patience, the right mentality, and smart habits.<p>If you want to master your money and build wealth, start by ditching these 13 costly habits as you head into …

Personal Finance

8 strategies for people who are already super organized

There's not much more you can do to be organized, right?<p>Hey, even if you're one of the most put-together people ever, you can still try some new hacks. Test out these organization tricks that are perfect for super efficient people who want to get even better.

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7 Things All Super-Productive People Do

<i>By Amber Brenza, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Not getting anything done today? You're going to want to read this.<p>There are some people who wake up at 5 a.m. without hitting snooze, meticulously write to-do lists, and keep their work area so clean you could eat off of it (not that they would …

Time Management

What's All the Fuss About Evernote? Should I Be Using It?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>It seems like everyone is always raving about Evernote, but I don't really understand its appeal. Isn't it just a notes app that …

13 bad habits you should break in 2016 to be more productive

Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day. While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 13 things you should stop doing right now to become …

Time Management

It took this startup 384 days to get its first thousand customers and to make $1 million — and then it doubled that just 38 days later

"I very quickly realized I was the least handy person on Earth," he jokes. "I didn't know how to swing a hammer."<p>Suddenly, Ludlow was a first-time homeowner; he was now responsible for maintaining a house, and it was his biggest purchase to date. But he had no idea who to call when he needed help. …

Gentlemen, you could be doing so much more with your sweaters

That means we can see the sweaters — a lot of them, day in and day out — on the street, in the office, and at bars.<p>It means we can see how boring guys are with their sweaters.<p>For a refresher on how to get as much as possible out of the sweaters in your collection, we talked to stylist Jessica …

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These 8 in-demand programming languages are the ones to have on your resume in 2016

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Tech Hub/flickrIn early 2015 Glassdoor.com made a list of the 25 highest paying in-demand jobs in the country. Of the 25 careers …

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Your bosses don't want you getting drunk at the holiday party — here's how they plan to stop you

And this is a real concern for employers.<p>Of the almost 400 human resources professionals who plan to sponsor an end-of-year or holiday party surveyed by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) this November, 41% said they don't plan on serving alcohol at all. This is up from 39% in 2012.<p>Of …

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How to train your brain to make better decisions

Overcoming obstacles is synonymous with entrepreneurship. The ability to engage with difficulties and stress in an empowering way is described as the biggest factor for success in life -- more significant than your IQ, social networks, physical health, or socio-economic background.<p>When you …

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18 perfect gifts for stylish women

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If the woman (or man) you're shopping for is someone you'd deem fashionable, though, we feel for you. That can be a whole different …

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The 12 dumbest things you can do with your money in your 30s — and how to avoid them

Time is still on your side in your 30s. If you manage your money well, it can mean huge financial gains in the future.<p>That's easier said than done. And many of us tend to assume that we'll have more money in our 40s and have plenty of time to tune up our finances, which can lead to some poor money …

Personal Finance

The best advice about money

Wealthy people have a handful of common habits surrounding money.Theo Wargo / Getty Images<p>What secrets about managing money do the rich know that the average person doesn't?<p>I spent five years trying to answer that question. I asked 233 millionaires 144 questions and discovered that the rich have …

7 Ways You're Spending Money Without Even Realizing It

If your checking account has ever rudely surprised you with a number that seems lower than it should, you're not alone. Lots of people chip away at …

Twelve ways to save money at Whole Foods

Whole Foods can be a treat for the organic oriented shoppers, but the prices can make some hesitate. Here are a few ways to save money while still …

How to pay less for everything

Over the past few years, in the interest of saving money I’ve cut the cord with cable, nabbed an amazing deal on a top-of-the-line refurbished …

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7 Bad Habits Costing You Money

How many of you have bad habits that are costing you money every month? I’m sure we all have one or two that are costing us hundreds, if not …

The 13 dumbest things to do with your money in your 20s

Time is on your side when you're young, and a head start in saving and investing can result in massive financial gains later down the road.<p>It's equally important to get into the routine of making smart decisions. "You don't want to start bad habits in your 20s that will lead to potential financial …

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

A man who retired comfortably at age 30 explains how much money he had to save

That was in 2005, right before Mr. Money Mustache's 31st birthday.<p>"This was achieved not through luck or amazing skill," he emphasized to Farnoosh Torabi on episode 38 of "So Money," her personal finance podcast. "But simply by living a lifestyle about 50% less expensive than most of our peers and …

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The 15 worst mistakes people make in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects, like not starting to save money, that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are the worst mistakes 20-somethings would be wise to avoid …

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A financial planner explains how to set up your money for the rest of your life, in 9 steps

Unless you develop a formal strategy — like a written plan — it can be tough to accomplish a financial goal of any type.<p>And let's face it, if you do accomplish your goal it's more likely luck has more to do with it than your financial savviness.<p>Let's go over some financial planning basics, that …

Personal Finance

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

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Do This If You Want to Retire Early

Achieving an early retirement is doable, if you're willing to do disciplined saving and adjust your spending budget in retirement. Here's a strategy …

How much you should have saved for retirement right now

How much should you have saved for retirement? There's actually a simple answer to that. You'll need to start with a bunch of basic assumptions, but all you really need to know is your income and your age.<p>Let's take a look at hypothetical Joe, who is hired straight out of college. By the time he's …