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Whether or not you become incredibly successful comes down to the simple choices you make

If you want world-class success, you need to make world-class choices. Most people do not make world-class choices. Hell, most of the time they don't even make good ones.<p>As a result, their lifestyle is not world-class. They're overweight, unhappy, and stuck. They're broke, dating people they don't …

Motivation

15 things you can do today to become rich in the future

<i>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire."  — Jim Rohn</i><p>Most people wish their circumstances would magically change for them. They don't have the desire to become better themselves …

Self-improvement

LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner Just Shared Some Brilliant Career Advice | Inc.com

With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world.<p>Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper level:<p>"Inspire, empower, listen & appreciate. Practicing any one …

Leadership

Brené Brown: America’s Crisis Of Disconnection Runs Deeper Than Politics

Our national self-sorting into liberal and conservative enclaves is tracking with rising rates of loneliness. Why, and at what cost?<p>For 20 years, I’ve taught at the University of Houston, the most racially and ethnically diverse research university in the United States. I recently asked my class of …

How to change minds and influence people's behaviour

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

Wildflowers

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

There was a $20 billion cryptocurrency price correction over the weekend

Things could get worse, with China on Monday announcing a ban "initial coin offerings", the digital coin issuing craze that has helped fuel the market's rapid rise in 2017.<p>The total value of the 866 digital currencies tracked by CoinMarketCap.com declined from close to $180 billion on Saturday to …

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

9 Inspiring Books That Should Be As Famous As "The Secret"

The power of you.

Books

60 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Curl up with #12 this weekend.<p>When you've had your fill of beach reads, broaden your horizons with a selection from this list of literary masterpieces that range from moving memoirs to hilarious essays. (And okay, okay — we have some "beach" reads in here too.)

The fifth largest cryptocurrency surges past $80 per coin

Litecoin is riding the cryptocurrency wave.<p>The fifth largest cryptocurrency on the market surpassed $80 per coin Friday afternoon, as more well-known digital currencies such as bitcoin and ethereum continue to reach new heights. Litecoin is up 12.98% since yesterday at $82.50 per …

16 science fiction and fantasy books to read this September

Robots, magicians, and the making of Blade Runner<p>I took a short vacation to Maine recently, and ended up blowing through Deliliah S. Dawson’s new <i>Star Wars</i> novel <i>Phasma</i>. It’s one of a few recent books exploring the darker side of the franchise, along with <i>Battlefront II: Inferno Squad</i> and <i>Thrawn</i>. Given …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

17 American cities where home prices are skyrocketing — but houses are still affordable

Even though the number of home sales are slightly down this summer, the national median home price rose 6.5% year-over-year to an all-time high of $263,800 in June, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR).<p>"The demand for buying a home is as strong as it has been since before the …

How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be | Inc.com

In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping their plant alive, and that they had autonomy in their daily schedule. The other group was told that staff …

Self-improvement

Here Are The Exact Words To Use On Social Media To Get More Customers | Inc.com

Every month, I consult with a variety of entrepreneurs and brands on their social media strategy. When I first meet with them, they always raise the concern that they are generating likes and followers on social media, but not a high enough percentage of them are actually being converted into …

Marketing

Top 20 most reviewed books of all time from Amazon

One of the many reasons we love Amazon is because of their stellar customer review section. Having the ability to read thousands of opinions from customers before hitting the purchase button is super useful, especially when it comes to picking out a book. From cult classics such as Harry Potter to …

Books

Fortune 500 CEOs and top execs reveal what to do in your 20s to set yourself up for an awesome career

Current and former Fortune 500 executives, as well as other business leaders, have given some great career advice on Business Insider's podcast, "Success! How I Did It."<p>From Sheryl Sandberg to Steve Ballmer, we pulled the best advice they gave for 20-somethings who have big business ambitions.<p>And …

10 things you should do every day to improve your life, according to science

These are the 10 things that scientific research shows can help improve your life.<p>1. Get out <b>in nature</b><p>You probably seriously underestimate how …

What are Cognitive Biases?

Take a deep dive into Cognitive Biases with our course The Psychology of Online Sales .<p>Selling online isn't easy: 69% of users abandon their shopping …

Fannie Mae just made it easier to get a mortgage

The government is once again expanding access to credit in an effort to capture a wider audience by making homeownership more available through <b>Fannie</b> …

Half Million Dollar Income Portfolio - Keep Living The Dream

The Half Million Dollar Income Portfolio was created more than two years ago on Seeking Alpha with the goal of providing my son with half a million …

Investing

10 Must-Read Books That Should Be Mandatory Reading In High School

Mandatory reading isn't always everyone's favorite kind of reading. Everyone has that one book that they remember slogging through in high school …

Bagging The Future: 7 Ways Grocery Will Change By 2020

The item supermarkets don’t yet sell by the pound is the one Americans crave most: convenience. In time, that will change.<p>The table is already set for it. When it comes to meeting a household’s grocery needs, we are facing a famine of sorts — not of food, but of capacity. From a lack of time to a …

British Columbia

Writers recommend great books you've (probably) never heard of

A new book app is challenging the notion that reading “well” necessarily means falling back on the same old classics, from Trollope to Tolstoy. Each week, Alexi, a “digital book club”, turns to writers for inspiration, asking them to rout out hidden gems which are then offered to members to read on …

Books

Lack of financial literacy hampering couple’s investment goals

Margaret and John are in their mid-40s with two children, ages 12 and 16. They have senior jobs in media and communications, earning a combined $244,000 a year.<p>"We're financially comfortable right now," Margaret writes in an e-mail. But they have little in the way of retirement savings beyond their …

How to Boost Your (and Others’) Emotional Intelligence

Among the various core ingredients of talent and career success, few personal qualities have received more attention in the past decade than emotional intelligence (EQ), the ability to identify and manage your own and others’ emotions. Importantly, unlike most of the competencies that make it into …

Au pairs for the elderly sought as live-in care booms

It is a dilemma almost every family in the country will have to face one day, as more and more people live longer.<p>But the choice between finding a care home for relatives increasingly unable to manage on their own and leaving them to struggle on in their home could become a thing of the past amid …

Online Dating