Alex Naylor

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12 business books you will need to read in 2014

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book nerd’s version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver …

Self-improvement

Saving Money Is Easy If You Set the Right Goals

I clearly remember the very first thing I ever saved up for: a Sony Sports Walkman. I already had a walkman, but its vintage was questionable, its …

Passive vs Active Investing: Episode I

Over the next few posts we’re going to try something a little bit different on <i>Monevator</i>.<p>We’re going to confront the tension that sits at the heart of …

Passive vs Active Investing: Episode II – The Couch Potatoes Strike Back

<i>In which the Investor and The Accumulator continue their duel for the soul of investing. Catch up with Episode I or else read on – The Investor</i> …

Seven steps to creating the perfect homepage

Competition is fierce and what that means for your business website is that it better be good. There are no second chances at first impressions, and …

5 Surprising Ways Writing Makes Your Life Better

Want to have a clearer head, a more engaged workday, and get wiser faster? Then you might want to write this down.<p>What are we “putting down” when we “put it down on paper”: a current of thought, a torrent of emotions, the first incisions of a decision? Flannery O’Connor said that she writes in …

Nobel Prize

10 Things Tough Minds Don’t Do

Success isn’t simply a matter of rearranging files and appointments. It’s about mental strength. From letting go of control to taking smart risks, here are 10 things tough minds have mastered.<p>Many of us spend a lot of time trying to boost productivity by clearing off our desks, walking while we …

Self-improvement

Here's How To Make Sure Your Tweets Go Viral

According to the study, researchers scoured over 1,423 Twitter accounts and 1.7 million tweets to determine how users can get their tweets retweeted.<p>A retweet means someone took your tweet and then pressed a button that sends out your tweet on their timeline so that their followers can see it.<p>Have …

Viral

Seven ways to build trust

Here’s one thing that employees can teach their bosses: if they don’t trust you, they won’t step beyond the bounds of their job descriptions.<p>When it …

Work less and get more done with time to spare: Tim Ferriss’ time secrets

by Ben Hurley<p>For<p>Tim Ferriss, time management is more than something done to clear the way for other things. It’s quite literally his life’s …