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25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

The Only 5 Tips You Need to Know That Lead to Success

ShareEmailComments<p>There’s too much life advice out there. Everyone’s claiming to have the happiness formula and the step-by-step plan that will lead …

15 Motivational Ways To Improve Yourself, Your Productivity And Your Mindfulness

Sometimes, life gets stagnant and stops your process of self-improvement. In such times, there are ways to help start the wheel of improvement back …

How You Can Learn the #1 Persuasion Technique of FBI Hostage Negotiators

FBI Hostage negotiators know how to listen and this is the secret to connecting with people.<p>We’ve all been told we could be better listeners and that …

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

AP Fact Check: Democratic debaters and the facts

Bernie Sanders airbrushed the complexities of trying to overhaul health care all over again and Hillary Clinton offered a selective reading of her rival's record on gun control in the latest Democratic presidential debate.<p>A look at some of their claims and how they compare with the facts:<p>CLINTON on …

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Self-improvement

Small-bore reform won’t cut it: Joseph Stiglitz says it’s time to “rewrite the rules” of the U.S. economy

The time is now to lay a foundation for a new kind of economy, argues Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz<p>Earlier this year, Hillary Rodham Clinton gave a clear signal to those who’d notice that her second presidential campaign’s economic policies would be what Vox’s Matt Yglesias has …

U.S. troops have turned to some unsavory partners to help find warlord Joseph Kony

U.S. Special Operations forces have opened a new front in their hunt for the African warlord ­Joseph Kony, moving closer to his suspected hideout in a lawless enclave straddling Sudan and South Sudan, according to military officials and others familiar with the operation.<p>As their mission stretches …

Barcelona’s New Mayor Wants to Send Tourists Packing

In 2007, Ada Colau put on a black leotard, a yellow cape, and a Zorro mask and gate-crashed a campaign rally in Barcelona. For two and a half …

30 CEOs Reveal the Daily Habits Responsible for Their Success

Look at any CEO running a profitable company and you’ll find someone who has figured a few things out. One trait many of these leaders have in common: consistency. Check out these quotes from 30 successful CEOs regarding the daily habits that help them get ahead in business and life.<p>1. Try one new …

10 Mind-Blowing Travel Destinations for Adventure Junkies and Thrill Seekers

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have already been to Italy, maybe even twice. You’ve gone to Florida more times than you can count.<p>You live big, you work crazy hard and you take risks. You are ready for a vacation that matches …

5 Million-Dollar Home-Based Business Ideas You Can Use Today

Co-founder and CEO<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At last count, there were over 30,000 million-dollar, home-based businesses run by solo entrepreneurs. So, building one may not be easy, but it obviously isn't impossible.<p>According to the same survey, there were over …

9 rock star economists whose ideas are changing the world under the radar

Everyone is trying to make sense of financial crises and the old economics textbooks don't work so well anymore.<p>So it's natural to turn to the people who study this stuff for a living.<p>Thomas Piketty, a French academic, sold 1.5 million copies of his book "Capital in the Twenty-First Centry," while …

How Peter Voogd Went From Zero To A Six-Figure Income In 6 Months

At age 18, he told himself that he’d never work a normal job again. Now Peter Voogd is a millionaire media entrepreneur and best-selling book author. But generating wealth wasn’t always glamorous for Voogd.<p>“I didn’t even have money to go to the drive-thru,” Voogd recalls. His frustration with …

Entrepreneurship

Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

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How to Make 6 Figures in 6 Months – Peter Voogd

Peter Voogd is CEO of GameChangersMovment.com and is the leading authority on Gen y leadership. He’s trained close to 5,000 young entrepreneurs. His …

Motivation

The Geopolitics of American Global Decline

<b>Washington Versus China in the Twenty-First Century</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>For even the greatest of empires, geography is often destiny. You wouldn’t know it in Washington, though. America’s political, national security, and foreign policy elites continue to ignore the basics of …

These are books Wall Street's smartest people think you should read this summer

We've compiled their suggestions here in a list surprisingly diverse in genre, topic, time period, and style. Together, they form a comprehensive picture of Wall Street's in and outs, and deepen the reader's understanding of forces driving the market.<p>So crack one open. It'll help you get through …

7 Strategies That Can Propel Your Success To A New Level

A great Shakespeare play once said that successful people are either born that way, forced into their attainment, or work hard to quickly rise …

9 Secrets for Bigger, Stronger Muscles

Your body has about 650 muscles. It doesn't matter that you only care about four or five of them. You need every one in order to perform the normal functions of everyday life—eating, breathing, walking, holding in your stomach at the beach.<p>Granted, you don't need to spend a lot of time thinking …

Framing

The Taylor Lautner Workout: Build Muscle Fast

Exercises that can help any man to go from scrawny to brawny<p>Taylor Lautner isn't a naturally strong guy, but his career depends on becoming brawny. Between the first and second Twilight films, his character grew into a powerful werewolf. That meant he needed to gain 30 pounds of muscle in a year. …

Weightlifting

The Power Of Parting: 7 Things You Need to Stop Doing - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

A young man came to his wise leader and asked how he could be a better leader.<p>The wise leader said, “Let me pour you a cup of tea.” And so he started …