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8 proven habits for ultimate success

We are the result of our repeated behavior. Or as Aristotle put it, "Success is not an action, but a habit."<p>Here, top entrepreneurs and members of …

Entrepreneurship

Super Families: Secrets of Raising Successful Children

Nine families raised children who all went on to extraordinary success. Here’s what they have in common<p>Every night for 20 years, Gino Rodriguez knelt …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Google introduces ad blocker to Chrome: here's how it will work

The age of annoying pop-up adverts online may be at an end, as Google has begun blocking intrusive adverts by default in its Chrome browser. The move leaves the tech giant, which makes most of its revenue from advertising, in control of the kind of ads users can see.<p>Starting on 15 February, Google …

The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Give Them These 10 Things

See if you're forgetting to give your kids any of these (non-material) things.<p>Think about someone who made you believe in yourself -- someone who saw more in you than you believed was possible.<p>How did they inspire you to stop settling and start reaching for what is possible?<p>They <i>gave.</i> They gave …

Parenting

One Trait Great Leaders (and Designers) Have in Common

This is one trait great leaders and designers have in common.<p>I come from a family of lawyers. From a young age It was expected that my brother and I would also go into law. We broke with tradition, not without resistance from our elders. He became a journalist and I became a designer. I didn't …

Exponential Finance Conference

Autonomous driving is here, and it’s going to change everything

Welcome to the hands-free world.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published on</i> <i>Medium</i><i>.</i><p><i>A couple weeks ago, I spoke to a working group of economists and climate change experts in Norway about what’s happening right now in autonomous driving — how fast it’s likely to go mainstream, the effects it</i> …

Innovation

Why Every Weekend Should Be A Three Day Weekend

Until 1908, US workers worked six days a week. All of that changed when a New England mill was the first to give it’s employees Saturday off, allowing their Jewish workers the ability to observe their Sabbath. The five day work week continued to grow in popularity through 1926, when Ford became the …

Employment

Time for a change?

Retirement presents a chance to change your lifestyle, including where you live. To help you with that choice, Forbes presents our annual list of the 25 top U.S. retirement cities and towns. To make our 2017 picks, we considered housing and other costs of living; state taxes; crime rates; weather …

4 free apps you need for Thanksgiving travel: airport security wait times, holiday road traffic and more

Los Angeles International Airportsays it’s expecting 2.3 million travelers to pass through this year between last Friday and Monday (Nov. 28).<p>The Wednesday before and the Sunday and Monday after Thanksgiving will be busiest, an airport news release says. The airport is warning travelers to expect …

Revealed: The 20 cheapest European cities for a spring break

Brexit: a disaster decades in the making | Gary Younge

On the day after the EU referendum, many Britons woke up feeling that the country had changed overnight. But the forces that brought us here have been gathering for a very long time<p>One week ago, against the advice of its political establishment, Britain narrowly voted to leave the European Union. …

Boris Johnson

The Pros and Cons Of New Unconventional Leadership Styles

Company culture is changing, and some managers are experimenting with out-of-the-norm methods. Here’s what works and what doesn’t.<p>As companies become flatter with blurred boundaries, there is a greater push toward authentic leadership. As a result, a lot of unconventional leadership styles are …

Leadership

13 Compliments Guys Secretly Love to Hear

No. 3 is super-cute.<p>In a recent thread on Ask Reddit, the dudes of the forum were asked to divulge the type of compliments they most love receiving — and while some of the answers seemed totally obvious, quite a few of them were actually pretty surprising. The general consensus was that any …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

What To Do When Life Doesn't Go Your Way (It's Actually a Good Thing!)

Not where you thought you would be at this stage of your life? Maybe your dream job turned out to be duller than a doctor's waiting room, or maybe …

Five things you can do to be happier right now

Most people are wrong about the things that will make them happy. Professor Paul Dolan says it's actually quite simple<p>Earning more money; <b>bagging the fabulous job</b> you have always wanted or travelling the world might seem like the <b>key to happiness</b>.<p>But according to happiness expert Prof Paul Dolan, …

4 Timeless Books You Have to Read if You Want to Change the World (or Just Put a Big Dent in It)

These books provide a roadmap and a compass that will forever change the way you look at entrepreneurism, innovation, marketing, and change.<p>Some people learn entrepreneurship from their family business; others learn it by studying entrepreneurship in school. I did neither. Instead, I was enrolled …

Innovation

The World's Most Beautiful Train Stations

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Travel

Fortune.com

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2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

11 Economic Lessons to Make You a Smarter Shopper For Black Friday

When you hit the stores this weekend, remember three things: Shopping is a sport, this is its Super Bowl, and retailers are better at playing it than you.<p>The first and last rule of prices is that nobody knows what anything is worth. Shoppers are guided by shallow clues ("this is cheaper than that") …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

No. 1: Lexus CT 200h

The little Lexus sports hatchback costs $3,150 less than the equivalent non-hybrid Lexus IS 250 sedan, while saving a whopping $6,190 in fuel costs over five years—for a total five-year cost advantage of $7,630.

The Five Keys To Sizzling Sales

Great products don’t guarantee financial success. Apple is worth $560 billion because it knows how to sell them. Here are five tips from a lost weekend at one of its stores.<br>By Brett Nelson

25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

A (Nearly) Complete Online Toolkit For Startups

By Alexis Caffrey5 minute Read<p>When you’re launching a startup, what’s the one thing you need? Initial funds? Organization? A plan? Well, yes–but also …

Project Management

FDA Says To Avoid Yet Another Food Chemical: Acrylamide

Yesterday the FDA released a Consumer Update suggesting that people try to reduce their consumption of a compound found in well- and over-cooked foods, called acrylamide. Apparently the offending chemical is found in such staples as potatoes, cereals, coffee, crackers or breads, dried fruits and …

The 20 People Skills You Need To Succeed At Work

Do you think you’re qualified for a particular job, fit to lead a team, or entitled to a promotion because you have extensive experience and highly developed technical skills? Well, it turns out that while those things <i>are</i> crucial to your professional success, it’s imperative that you <i>also</i> have great …