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How To Go From $0 To $1,000,000 In Two Years

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest books are I Was Blind But Now I See and 40 Alternatives to College. Please follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>A few weeks ago I wrote a post about how this was the year you had to quit your …

20 startups out to create a new world order on Wall Street

Startups are taking on the financial sector. Some of the companies look to usurp traditional players, and others step into the gaps they've left behind.<p>Business Insider spoke to venture capitalists and banking veterans to put together a list of lesser-known startups, some of which are just a couple …

Wall Street

This one map explains the entire worldwide economy

A new map by the folks at HowMuch.net provides a fascinating perspective on the worldwide economy.<p>The map represents each country relative to the size of its nominal gross domestic product, the type of GDP that is not adjusted for inflation. The larger the area, the larger the size of the …

Economy

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 …

These fascinating diagrams reveal how to manage people in different countries

This strategy, which is diagrammed on the right, is essential in a culture driven by honor, and it is possible thanks to strong intuitive communication traits.<p>In fact, every country has a unique management structure like this, according to linguist Richard Lewis, who has given us permission to …

Language

10 Free Online Courses That Every Professional Should Check Out

Sure, you got a great education from top schools, and you've been working for awhile now. But as you get deeper and deeper into your career, it can become easy to stop pushing yourself to acquire new skills or retain what you've already learned.<p>The Khan Academy, an online learning nonprofit backed …

Khan Academy

How To Break Into The Upper Class

Fewer Americans now consider themselves 'middle class,' according to new numbers released by the Pew Research Center. The report says that in 2008, 72% of Americans considered themselves to be either middle class or upper-middle class. Today, however, that number has dropped to 57%. Worst of all, …

Self-improvement

At 92, the man who brought you the lithium-ion battery is still having creative breakthroughs

AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor, until looking at this page, ever seen—John Bannister Goodenough. But you know his work. In fact, you almost certainly own some.<p>Consider the last six or seven decades of technological and scientific leaps: the polio vaccine, space rocketry, …

Clean Energy

19 Stocks To Play The Housing Recovery

Fundstrat's Tom Lee is bullish on housing in 2015.<p>To play the housing recovery, Lee recommended that investors buy homebuilder stocks.<p>"From 1992 to 2005, homebuilders tracked housing starts pretty closely," Lee wrote in a recent note to clients. "Even the dips and surges were fairly closely …

10 stocks to consider if you’re worried about the market

The S&P 500 Index has fallen only 3% in 2015 after six years of gains, but with so many moving parts, including higher valuations as well as …

Solitude Can Be Your Most Powerful Thinking Tool

One of those moments where life is happening to us instead of us happening to life?<p>If you have, you are most certainly not alone.<p>Let's face it: Life can be hectic at times and most definitely get the best of us. This is where your most powerful thinking tool can shed wonderful light: Solitude.<p>The …

Success

Why Men Should Live Romantically | The Art of Manliness

When Neville Chamberlain brought Churchill into his cabinet in 1939 to serve as First Lord of the Admiralty (meaning he ran the British navy), …

How and Why to Establish a Daily Routine | The Art of Manliness

When Winston Churchill left the military at age 26 to pursue a writing career and a seat in Parliament, he looked forward to being free of …

Become the Author of Your Own Life | The Art of Manliness

On Monday, we kicked off the Winston Churchill School of Adulthood with a general discussion of the way in which the master key in growing up well is …

Mastermind Groups: How They Can Take You to the Next Level | The Art of Manliness

When success guru Napoleon Hill interviewed Andrew Carnegie, inquiring as to the secret of his success, Carnegie replied that it could be traced to …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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How to Succeed in Uncertain Times | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Kyle Eschenroeder.</i><p>“It is not given to human beings – happily for them, otherwise life would be intolerable – …

Career Advice From Andrew Carnegie: How to Hustle | The Art of Manliness

Last month we explored the personal finance wisdom that can be gleaned from the life of Benjamin Franklin. Today we will uncover success lessons from …

Why Germany is so much better at training its workers

At last, unemployment is easing. But the latest low rate—hovering below 6%–obscures a deeper, longer-term problem: “skills mismatches” in the labor force, which will only worsen in years to come. According to the most recent figures, 9.3 million Americans are unemployed, but 4.8 million jobs stand …

Vocational Education

Dunkin’ Donuts And Starbucks: A Tale Of Two Coffee Marketing Giants

By Christine Champagne and Teressa Iezzilong Read<p>If you need a coffee to kickstart (or survive) your day, your options for where to get your fix, and …

Coffee

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

How to Survive a Plane Crash: 10 Tips That Could Save Your Life | The Art of Manliness

We often think that plane crashes are catastrophic and unsurvivable events. Thanks to movies and 24/7 news channels, the enduring image of a plane …

Dissecting the Difference Between Japanese and American Retail: Part 2 - A Job Versus a Career

From the narrow perspective of a wholesaler, Japan and the United States of America may appear to<p>From the narrow perspective of a wholesaler, Japan …

How Delaying Intimacy Can Benefit Your Relationship | The Art of Manliness

When is the right time to start having sex in a relationship? Not until marriage? A couple months in? The “standard” three dates? Sometimes even on …