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I spent 5 years studying millionaires — these are the 4 steps to achieving financial success

In my Rich Habits Study, I interviewed 233 millionaires, with at least $160,000 in annual gross income and $3.2 million in net assets.<p>One of the many revelations of the study was that the life you have is a reflection of the foundation you've built during your adult years.<p>If you work hard and …

Self-improvement

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Time Management

This is how to easily make your relationships awesome: 4 secrets

Relationships are important.<p>Like, more-important-than-Vitamin-C important. Scurvy is no fun but a lack of relationships might kill you faster.<p>A study …

Demonstration

'We need to admit that the job of the classroom teacher has simply become too big'

As we approach the Easter round of annual conferences for the teaching unions, it’s hardly surprising that the minds of teachers and the education …

Teaching

6 Smart Habits That Will Lead to a Fulfilling Life

Whom do you surround yourself with? This may be your first lesson toward a life of success.<p>Do you ever lay in bed at night in a state of insomnia and look back over your choices in life and wonder, "I wish I did that differently?"<p>Perhaps it's feeling like you should've made that transition into a …

Self-improvement

Why acting like a lion will help you win at work — and why no one should want to be a goat

<b>The context</b>: When tourists travel halfway around the world to go on safari, what do they want to see? Which animal is at the top of their list? …

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Happiness

7 Toxic Thinking Mistakes That Will Keep You From Being Mentally Strong

Changing the way you think will change your entire life.<p>Just because you think something doesn't make it true. Yet, you likely believe your brain when it casts doubt on your abilities or when it tells you that people don't like you even though there's little evidence supporting such statements.<p>In …

Self-help

The 9 Biggest Discipline Mistakes Parents Make and How to Fix Them

To err is human, and making discipline mistakes is a part of being a parent. Your child misbehaves and you find yourself losing your cool, yelling, …

Parenting

I'm a Millennial Millionaire. Here's How I Got So Rich

'Cancel Netflix. Stay off Instagram.'<p>By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn’t easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. …

Entrepreneurship

18 Ways New Real Estate Investors Can Succeed In 2018

Real estate investing, in all regards, has changed over the years. The techniques that worked for an investor 10 or 15 years ago will most likely not work in 2018. Investors are constantly learning and evolving their practices to reach new levels of success.<p>Below, 18 members of Forbes Real Estate …

Real Estate

7 Habits That Will Help You Lead a More Successful and Productive Life

Your habits empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Regardless what path in life you’re on, your habits will dictate your success. They can empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you. That said it’s …

Time Management

Why Some People Are Built to Accomplish More

Why do we do certain things, and not others? It’s a question that has long-intrigued Gretchen Rubin, a former lawyer, and bestselling author of <i>Better</i> …

Three Reasons You're Stagnating (And How To Deal With It)

Stagnation comes in many forms. Maybe you’re burned out. Maybe you’ve reached a plateau or milestone and just lingered a bit too long with that satisfying feeling of accomplishment. Maybe you’re feeling insecure or scared to make a mistake, thus putting off important decisions. Whatever the reason, …

Self-help

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

3 Ways to Make Memorable Small Talk That Gets People Interested In Working With You

The easiest way to be intriguing is listen closely after you've asked someone to tell you about themself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"Small talk is the biggest talk we do." ~ Susan RoAne, author/keynote speaker</i><p>Most people try to avoid small talk---the often …

Profit

Eleven signs that you lack emotional intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

How to get your children interested in the simple lesson that can set them up for life

Welcome to the third week of our four-part Savvy Savers series to help give children the very best financial start in life.<p>We’ve teamed up with Rob …

5 Easy Ways to Become a Better Listener

A study in <i>Business Communications: Strategies and Skills</i> reports that the average person retains only about 25% of what they hear. Ask yourself: <i>How</i> …

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Training Center: Core strength for cyclists

Years ago, I was out to dinner with a group of friends when an unassuming gentleman joined us. (I’m still embarrassed to admit that, at the time, I …

Exercise

How to curb your procrastination habit and get stuff done

I think everyone has been prone to procrastination at some point or another.According to Piers Steel, author of <i>The Procrastination Equation,</i> 95pc of …

Procrastination

How to give your child the best financial start in life - the fun and easy way

Welcome to the second of our four-part Savvy Savers series to help parents give their children the very best financial start in life.<p>We’ve teamed up …

Childhood Behavioral Concerns: How to Stop Whining in Its Tracks

I love so many things about my children, but there are definitely some things I could live without. Whining is one of those things.<p>Every time I hear …

Make Co-Teaching a Part of Your Weekly Leadership Routine

Since we all have oodles of time in our days, why not add something else to the mix?<p>Now although this may sound a little snarky, I'm serious.<p>Today I …

Mindfulness boosts student mental health during exams, study finds

Cambridge University research shows technique helps to build resilience among undergraduates even in periods of high stress<p>Mindfulness training helps build resilience in university students and improve their mental health, particularly during stressful summer exams, according to research from the …

Mental Health

9 Essential Interpersonal Skills To Add Your Résumé

As you assess yourself and your work at the end of 2017 (either through formal evaluations or more general musings on your career), you'll likely …

Career Advice: Where should you sit at work? This is the secret to success, new research suggests

If you are trying to get ahead at work, you’ve probably already attempted the old standbys, like wowing your boss with fresh ideas and putting in …

Want to Get More Done and Be More Successful? Adopt an Immigrant Mentality | Inc.com

Successful companies such as Uber, Tesla, and Google are not only similar in their revenue capabilities. But they also share similarities when it comes to having immigrant founders. If you observe the entrepreneurial landscape, you'll notice that a high proportion of businesses are founded by …

Self-improvement