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Program Yourself for Success

Constructing new ways of thinking and converting them into habits is no easy task. As a matter of fact, it's one of the most difficult things to do, especially as you grow older and your habits are more firmly rooted.<p>Most of us are programmed for mediocrity. Most people are smart, educated and …

Self-improvement

13 Ways You Can Attract Success by Living Life to the Fullest

There's a vast, fantastic world out there. Foster your curiosity, and it will lead you to amazing places.<p><i>What would people advise a hypothetical 22-year-old college graduate to do with his or her life? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><i>Answer by Evan Asano, Founder and</i> …

Self-improvement

Self-Help: Where's the Harm?

Self-Help or Self-Harm?<p>Over the last number years, with the advent of self-help publications, blogs, seminars, TV shows on every feed, in the media, in advertising, I've found myself skimming through motivational quote sites. Momentarily, they'll make sense but I get about three quotes in and they …

9 Lessons I'll Teach My Kids To Ensure They Become A Millionaire (Like Their Dad)

Every good parent wants the best for their kids. I’m certainly no exception.<p>I have three boys. Between them running around and playing with each other, I try to teach them some lessons.<p>Why? Because I want to ensure I give my kids every chance possible at following in my footsteps to become …

Streamgraphs in R

(This article was first published on <b> Revolutions</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)It’s not easy to visualize a quantity that varies over time …

Ticker

Don’t just invest your money, optimise it

IN this money-driven world, the need to invest is absolutely undeniable.<p>The unstable economy combined with rising inflation and the implementation of …

15 Questions All R Users Have About Plots

(This article was first published on <b> The DataCamp Blog » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)R allows you to create different plot types, ranging …

Analytics

What Your Sleeping Position With a Partner Says About Your Relationship

<i>By Elyse Wanshel, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>We all sleep, but did you know that the way you sleep says <i>a lot</i> about who we are as individuals?<p>For instance, if you sleep on your back, it often means your the strong, silent type; and if you sleep on your stomach, it typically means you have an open, …

Gregarious

7 everyday ways you are ruining your IQ

Are you taking Thomas Piketty’s Capital on holiday with you? Do you do sudoku for the promised brain work-out it provides? Have you forced yourself to sit through improving documentaries on BBC Four when you would rather have been watching Come Dine With Me? Bad news: it may all be for …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

Warren Buffett's 20-Slot Rule will help you be more successful at work and in life

It was 1994 and Munger had spent the last 20 years working alongside Warren Buffett as the two men grew Berkshire Hathaway into a billion-dollar corporation.<p>Recently, Munger was delivering a talk to the USC Business School entitled, "A Lesson on Elementary Worldly Wisdom."<p>About halfway through his …

Investing

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Self-help

How The Rich Get Very Rich: Leveraging The Matthew Effect

<i>The wealthy are able to capitalize on their success and status to become more affluent. More telling is that there are those who strategically leverage the Matthew Effect to become dramatically wealthier as well as more powerful.</i><p>The sociologist Robert Merton coined the term the Matthew Effect. It …

New Testament

A Refresher on Cost of Capital

Babo Schokker<p>You’ve got an idea for a new product line, a way to revamp your inventory management system, or a piece of equipment that will make your work easier. But before you spend the company’s hard-earned money, you’ve got to prove to your company’s leaders that it’s worth the investment. …

How To Create Dividends For Life

Regardless of whether you are young or old, I believe you can make this Foolish strategy work for you.<p>I imagine that, for most of us — me included — …

7 Things All Unhappy Couples Do (And What You Should Do Instead)

Learn from their mistakes.<p>We all know <i>that c</i>ouple: The one that bickers at dinner parties and makes snide remarks behind each others' backs. The one that prompts the question: <i>Why are they still together?</i><p>But contemptuous couples don't get that way overnight. To help you and your partner avoid the …

FaceTime

Best Practices in Data Storytelling

Data storytelling is a critical aspect of analytics that was not given much attention until recently. An Enterprise Data World 2015 session entitled …

12 small things that can have a very big impact on your sex life

Some are unsettling, others surprising…<p>Jodie Gummow<p>July 16, 2015 7:00am (UTC)<p>Most people consider a satisfying sex life to be one of life’s key pleasures and often an indicator of a good relationship. Yet defining sexual satisfaction is no easy task. To better understand this elusive concept, …

Self-esteem

The First Photos Taken of Every Planet in Our Solar System

Scientists may no longer consider Pluto a planet, but it remained the last unexplored world of our solar system until Tuesday, when the fastest …

How to Make a Great First Impression

Six strategies for making a better first impression:<p><b>1. Stop acting and be your best self:</b><p>"Be yourself" is the best all-time phrase in personal development. However, you can plus that by being your best self. During your next networking or social situation, just show up with the intention of being …

Self-improvement

How to Never Feel Stressed at Work Again

We all know what “stress” feels like. When your boss tells you, “See me in my office,” your body heats up, your heart starts racing, and your stomach …

A Simple Intro to Bayesian Change Point Analysis

(This article was first published on <b>Quality and Innovation » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>The purpose of this post is to <b>demonstrate change</b> …

8 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone.<p>We checked out the Quora thread, "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?," and highlighted some of the most …

Idealism

The benefits of paying yourself first

<i>This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson.</i><p>By the time I became interested in personal finance, I had grown tired of the most popular personal …

7 Foods That Are Healthier Than Dietary Supplements

Everyone starts the day with a routine that often includes taking a quick shower, starting a pot of coffee, and popping some dietary supplements. …

Wearing a suit makes you think more creatively but also makes you less approachable

The improvement applies specifically to abstract thought, according to a study in the journal of Social Psychological and Personality Science, which can be found here.<p>This form of thinking, as opposed to concrete thinking, is associated with more creativity, an ability to solve problems by bringing …

How To Become A Millionaire In The Next 5 Years

Want to become a millionaire? Making it happen in the next five years doesn't have to be a fantasy. That's the view of Steve Siebold, 50, author of <i>How Rich People Think</i>. Siebold, a self-made millionaire who consults for corporate sales teams and gives speeches across the country, says that in fact, …