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Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

The 87-year-old chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway once gave us a breakthrough principle of taking charge of one's life. Let's revisit it.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest …

The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full?<p>If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are no people in that room, then of course it must be empty. As philosopher Henk Oosterling remarks, in …

Oil prices head towards $70 in the wake of Saudi purge

Global oil prices broke above two year highs and could climb higher to hit $70 a barrel in the wake of a shock anti-corruption purge of Saudi royals and senior officials.<p>Oil prices bounded to highs not seen since July 2015 at over $64 a barrel on Monday following a sweep of arrests targeting …

Small Surveillance: 8 Tiny Spy Cameras for Pocket Sleuths

<b>* Add more security to your home network</b> <b><br>* These mini spy cams make it easier to keep tabs on your home, kids and pets</b><b><br>* Hidden camera options range</b> …

Want Your Employees to Respect You? Give Them the 1 Thing Most Bosses Never Do

This is a signature trait of the best leaders. It's also a rare commodity and extremely hard to pull off in a business setting.<p>A signature trait of the most likable leaders -- a trait that leads to uncommon loyalty in employees as well as business results -- is one that's extremely hard to pull …

Where They Hide the Great

How bad do you want it? How much will you give? The answers to these two questions will do more than guide you; they will reveal you.<p><b>How bad do you want it? How much will you give?</b><p>The answers to these two questions will do more than guide you; they will reveal you. Because your desire to achieve …

Brooklyn

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

The One Trait You May Not Realize Will Make You Happier

Adaptability, or the ability to adjust to a variety of different circumstances, isn't necessarily the sexiest of traits. But experts say it is essential to enjoying a happy, satisfying life.<p>"We constantly meet psychological challenges. Some of us succumb, we feel hopeless, disempowered, give up … …

12 Things Successful People Do in the First Hour of the Workday

The first hour of the workday is critical, since it can impact your productivity level and mindset for the rest of the day.<p>"Successful people understand the importance of having control over their mornings, and know how to use that time wisely," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and …

Time Management

5 Tools for Mastering Fear

With practice, we can create just enough space between our fearful thoughts and the emotion of fear so that we're able to replace a fearful thought with a positive one. We can visualize a positive outcome for whatever we're about to do.<p>Of the many unpleasant emotions we can experience, fear may …

Leadership

Are You an Emotional Victim?

None of us like to think of ourselves as victims. The term "victim" brings to mind a pathetic image of a person who is powerless. Therefore, it comes as a shock to most of us to realize how often we allow ourselves to be emotional victims.<p>We are being victims anytime we give another person the …

Start Wanting What You Really Want (and Stop Wanting What You Don't Want)

We downplay our true desires out of fear and the uncomfortable feelings of vulnerability. Because what if we don't do what we set out to do?<p>There's something I've noticed lately that a lot of people do, myself included, that isn't in alignment with manifesting amazing things in our lives. Simply …

What to Do When Someone Pushes Your Buttons

It takes courage to get out of your own reactive patterns. It takes courage to process your own upset rather than looking to someone else to blame and/or make it better for you. It takes courage to communicate authentically from a place of vulnerability.<p>We are all each others teachers and in all …

Communicate

5 Steps for Using Mindfulness to Get What You Want

Your choices are based, in part, on the stories you're telling yourself. Here's the thing -- you can begin writing new stories for yourself. You can learn to choose healthier, happier endings, based on having a truer sense of who you really are, and what you want.<p>Money and work are hot topics with …

Money

Does Conscious Living Lead to Conscious Dying?

Maintaining an acute awareness of our own impermanence as material beings allows us to live every moment as if it were our last and, in doing so, we get to squeeze the juice out of each and every one.<p>There is a story told about a Zen master who, on his deathbed, handed his death poem to one of his …

Consciousness

5 Essential Life Lessons

Everyday experiences come with many lessons to be learned. No matter who you are or where you are from, there are things we will all go through. Here are five fundamentals that life teaches all of us.<p>Everyday experiences come with many lessons to be learned. No matter who you are or where you are …

This Man Faced Unimaginable Suffering, And Then Wrote The Definitive Book About Happiness

Thousands of self-help books are published each year, promising the keys to happiness, transformation, and a meaningful life. But a 1946 memoir, set against a backdrop of one of human history's cruelest and most horrific chapters, argues that the key to finding happiness begins with letting go of …

16 Signs You're A Little (Or A Lot) Type A

"She's just really... Type A."<p>We use it in conversation all the time, generally followed by a knowing chuckle or nod of the head. "Type A" has become a pop psychology buzzword and catch-all descriptor for the more driven, anxiety-prone go-getters among us. We all have some sense of what it …

10 Mindfulness Power Tips -- It's all About You

But when you get off the cushion or out of the chair, and begin taking mindful action on behalf of your future self, you begin moving from a lovely place of quiet confidence. You future self will be most grateful, I promise.<p>Yep.<p>It's all about <i>you</i>.<p>You get to decide what's possible. Not your parents. …

Mindfulness

Overcome Your Fears—Fast!

Speaking at a wedding? Taking the GMAT? Do this<p>Feeling nervous? Pump yourself up to calm yourself down, finds research from Harvard Business School.<p>Compared to people who attempted to settle their nerves and chill out before speaking in public, those who focused on channeling nervous energy into …