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13 online courses that could help you get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people appreciate the power of learning long after college or any formal education is over.<p>Today, it's easier than ever to continue your education with the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>We've picked out some of the best …

College & University

The Real History of Shinola, America's Most Authentic Fake Brand |

It's not often a fashion mogul extols the virtues of a power strip.<p>I'm inside the rooftop lair of Tom Kartsotis, the entrepreneur who made hundreds of millions of dollars peddling watches built in Asia, and who, perhaps, will make hundreds of millions more peddling watches built in America. …

General Motors

How Does Anxiety Short Circuit the Decision-Making Process?

Neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh have pinpointed a specific neuronal mechanism that helps explain how anxiety can disrupt the …


What to do with your hands during a job interview

In their book "Crazy Good Interviewing," John B. Molidor, Ph.D., and Barbara Parus share the best ways to use your hands in a job interview. They also outline a few things you shouldn't do.<p><i>Produced by Joe Avella.</i><i>Original reporting by Shana Lebowitz.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook


35 Ways You Can Spend to Save in 2016

Being a savvy shopper makes you a smart saver.<p>According to a recent survey by Fidelity, year after year Americans’ top financial resolutions are to …

Personal Finance

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b></b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …


100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser |

Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are 100 podcasts that …


What It Takes To Lead An Extraordinary Life

<i>Originally appeared on my self-improvement</i> <i>blog</i><i>.</i><p>Who doesn’t like adventure and sense of exceptionality in life? If an average existence of a typical …

Playing the Probabilities

The following is one of my favorite running stats on the stock market:Over the years I’ve noticed that whenever these types of long-term numbers are …

Stock Markets

Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others and understand what they’re feeling. When you see someone yawn, …