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10 Habits That Can Unlock Your Inner Awesomeness

Here's a list of 10 habits that could take your life into the stratosphere of greatness.<p><i>What habits have changed people’s lives? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>When I was 17, I was fired from my job as a …

The Least-Visited States in America -- and Why You Should Go

Even the most well-travelled American will show a few gaps on the “where I’ve been” map, especially in that wide windy stretch of America between the …

This Is How Millionaires View Money — and Why It’s Successful

Doesn’t it seem like the rich keep getting richer while the middle class is stuck in the same old spot?<p>Economic inequality is a hot topic right now, …

Networking Guide For Beginner Entrepreneurs

Some see it as smarmy; other see it as smart. Whatever your views on the issue, networking is important. For entrepreneurs, it’s essential.<p>There are some occupations in which you can clock in, do your thing, clock out, and be fine. If you’re an entrepreneur, life doesn’t work that way. …

A self-made millionaire says a seemingly innocuous daily habit could be keeping you from getting rich

In "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," author and self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker identifies a seemingly harmless daily habit average people engage in that the rich refuse to: <b>complaining.</b><p>"Complaining is the absolute worst possible thing you could do for your health or your wealth," Eker …

Want To Start A Successful Company? Read These Five Books First

There’s an old saying in the rare coin business. That is: “buy the book before you buy the coin.” The same thing, I would say, goes for folks who want to start their own businesses. But where do you start? I asked Ted D. Zoller, the director for entrepreneurial studies at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler …

4 body language moves that will change your life for the better

The answer to these problems may be as simple as changing body habits or adjusting your body language.<p>I like to call them body language boosts. It turns out that what the body does and how the brain responds are very closely connected.<p>As more and more studies prove, there are some easy ways to …

Become a Millionaire. Treat Money Like a Jealous Lover.

Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Telling someone that you can get it done in five or ten years sounds like an unrealistic …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

How To Take Advantage Of Your Brain’s Hidden Productivity Powers

Your mental lists are distracting you from other, more productive uses of your brain. Here’s how to do a weekly brain dump instead.<p>If you think keeping everything you need to know neatly packed away in your head is a smart way to run your life, you’re probably hurting your productivity and stifling …

How to Succeed at Building a Million-Dollar Home Business

According to the last U.S. Census Bureau numbers, there were more than 30,000 $1 million-plus home-based businesses. Here's what you can do to be successful like them.<p>Are you one of those people that find hiring an office space and employees counterproductive? Would you rather build and run your …

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

This Is the Top Predictor of Success in Life

Increase self control to increase success<p>Self control predicts success even better than IQ.<p>From Charles Duhigg’s excellent book The Power of Habit: …

9 common behaviors that hurt your chances of success

But there are also certain qualities that predict a lack of personal and professional fulfillment.<p>To pinpoint what those are, we looked through the Quora thread, "Which personality traits often lead to failure?," and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>If you happen to recognize some of these …

Self-improvement

How to Spot a Fake Luxury Watch

Remember, always keep a receipt.<p>At the price bracket of Rolexes, Omegas and Tag Heuers, buying a luxury watch is more so an investment; a belief in …

Problems keep piling up for Veterans Affairs Department

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs faces a serious numbers problem — multiple, in fact.<p>It can't count how many veterans died while …

Dems hail increase in college aid spending

The program will assist low-income students.<p>NEWARK—State Senate President Stephen Sweeney, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, and several Democratic state senators cheered an increase in funding for the state Education Opportunity Fund on Friday a discussion at Rutgers University-Newark.<p>Governor Chris …

Justice Roberts' ObamaCare ruling could be boon for congressional Republicans

Supreme Court Justice John Roberts infuriated conservatives when he wrote the recent opinion to uphold ObamaCare.<p>But secretly, many Republicans in Congress are thanking Roberts from saving conservatives from themselves. And if they aren’t sending him balloons and flowers now, they may do so by the …

Associated Press News

15 Books You Should Read Before Starting Your Business

When my first company failed, a young startup I founded right after college, I wanted to know why. I spent the next year reading and working like an …

20 All-Time Best Steve Jobs Quotes

Steve Jobs died in 2011, but his legacy as the co-founder of Apple lives on. He was a master of innovation, an entrepreneur to model. Here are his all-time best quotes.<p>Which is your favorite Jobs quote? Post it on my Twitter feed.<p>1. "Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to …

12 Powerful Habits of the Super Successful and Wealthy That You Need to Adopt

Learn the powerful secrets of the super successful and emulate them into habits.<p>Success does not happen by luck, and wealth does not happen by accident--those who have built wealth and success have deliberate habits that make them more productive and effective. To emulate these habits, we must …

6 personalities in every office - and how to manage them

The best managers create productive and engaging work environments for team members. That’s why, according to Gallup’s recent State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders report, managers account for 70 percent of the variance in employee engagement. In other words, good managers …

Employee Engagement

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: Time Is on Your Side

I was recently having a conversation with a colleague who quit his job to become an entrepreneur a few years ago. We were sharing the similarities of our journeys and remembered the euphoria we felt those first few months after leaving our desk jobs.<p>In a moment of pure vulnerability, we both …

5 Marketing Tips For The Entrepreneur Without Marketing Experience

Gresham Harkless, Jr., the Blogger-in-Chief at CEO Blog Nation, gives some advice to new entrepreneurs who are wondering about how to market their brand. He says, “I use several methods to market my business – all the methods I’ve chosen to adopt are ones that work for me and my personality.<p>When …

Arrests Fall, Murder Booms in Baltimore’s Worst Area

Baltimore logged its 100th murder of the year on Thursday morning, hitting the milestone after recording more than a murder per day in the month …

Policing

Does the Octopus Have a Soul?

What has eight legs and just might have a soul?<p>The answer, surprisingly, is an octopus.<p>These leggy cephalopods, long a prominent player in human fear …

Zoology