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I'm a financial planner — here's why I won't buy a home

Some people seem surprised when I tell them I rent by choice.<p>I'm a business owner and financial planner, I'm married, and by all counts I'm well established in my life. I should own a house, right?<p>But that's where a lot of people get into trouble: They feel like they "should" do one thing or …

Personal Finance

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Self-improvement
Leadership

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Motivation

Exceptional Leaders Never Speak First. Neither Should You

As a leader, you already know what you know. Here's the perfect way to find out what other people know.<p>I felt I had a good idea. Who am I kidding -- I felt I had a <i>great</i> idea. I had done the analysis, done the reasoning, and done the math. Still, just to make sure, I asked a key employee for …

openended

Strategies To Develop Your Leadership Skills

Some people are born leaders, but everyone can develop the necessary skill set with some practice, let's explore how<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The possibility of reaching …

Leadership

According to Oprah, All Your Arguments Come Down to These 3 Questions

If the answers are no, there's likely going to be a problem.<p>Conflict is complicated.<p>Most of the time, it involves feelings that are both logical and illogical. That thing you're fighting about, whether at home or at work, is about both what's being stated and what's not being stated. It's about …

Oprah Winfrey

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

How Do Successful CEOs Spend Their Time? Here's What You Should (And Shouldn't) Emulate

Researchers at Harvard made in-depth discoveries about a CEO's day, including how much time they spent sleeping, in meetings, working and well, not working.<p>In a company, you have people selected for very specific roles in specific departments, but what exactly does a CEO fall under? They're kind of …

CEOs

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos's annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years, Amazon's revenue has soared from $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Jeff Bezos

How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

Procrastination has been around since the start of modern civilization.<p>Historical figures like Herodotus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Benjamin …

Procrastination

How to Duplicate Complex Skillsets to Quickly Build a Network Marketing Team

The only way you can reliably scale a network marketing business, in a way that doesn’t consume your life, is by creating systems that can be …

Network Marketing

28 Secrets For Shopping Online That Will Blow Your Mind

All the tips and tricks you need to get the best deals during your next online shopping spree.

How to Get People to Say Yes to What You Want, According to Science

Researchers have been studying the art of persuasion for years. Here's what they've found.<p>The ability to persuade others is a valuable skill. It can translate into making a huge sale, convincing people to follow your leadership, getting a raise, or countless other successes in the business realm. …

Stanford University

Affiliate Marketing Is Highly Measurable, Scales Easily

Performance marketing uses clearly defined and measurable business objectives as the basis of payment or optimization. This includes cost-per-action …

Marketing

According To Science This Is The One Exercise You Need To Burn Belly Fat

Whether you are a every-day-gym-bunny or a once-a-week-wonder, you will know that there are some areas that are harder to tone and shift weight from …

Exercise

22 clothing items every man should own before he turns 30

We've rounded up 22 of the most important essentials that every guy should have by the time he turns the big three-oh.<p>If you're approaching or over 30, it might be time to go shopping.

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

18 choices millionaires make that the rest of us don't

Getting rich isn't reserved for a lucky, select few.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at attracting money is no different than becoming good at anything else, be it being a sub-par golfer, losing weight, or mastering a second language," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, author of …

The 13 cheapest destinations for a beach holiday in Europe

The 10th annual survey is based on the total cost of 10 typical holiday expenses in 20 European beach resorts, ranked from the most to the least expensive.<p>Holiday items considered in the survey include a cup of coffee, suncream, insect repellant, and a three-course meal with a bottle of wine for …

6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Awful Wi-Fi Network

Dropped connections, an ever-spinning update wheel, slow-loading webpages—these fist-clenching symptoms of shoddy Wi-Fi connections make wireless …

Here's What All Those Crazy Words in New Car Ads Actually Mean

Buying or leasing a car? Save this glossary and sound like a pro at the dealership.<p>Walk into any car dealership and you might swear the salespeople are speaking a foreign language. Stressful when you're also about to drop more money than you can wrap your head around, right? Relax. You've got this. …

This guy was so frustrated about buying a lemon that he vowed to revolutionize used cars

Ale Resnik, CEO and cofounder of online car dealer Beepi, knows that anguish well, too. Arriving in Massachusetts from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to study at MIT, the engineer and his wife set out to buy a used car. They brought home a 2010 Jeep Liberty.<p>"The engine ended up catching fire while my …