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Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

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 person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Success

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

Whether you want to keep an extra eye on the pets when you’re away or simply want an easy and less obtrusive way to record meetings out in public, …

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

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 off: humility.<p>But fair warning: If you're in charge of people, and you think you've arrived at the top of the humility mountain, I …

Leadership

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, …

Creativity

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 | Inc.com

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

Of the many unpleasant emotions we can experience, fear may just top the list.<p>But fear is more than just physically unpleasant. Fear can also keep us from pursuing the things in life that really matter -- like following our dreams, and developing and taking care of important relationships.<p>I have …

Mindfulness

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 …

Anger Management

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

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 put, we act like we don't want what we really want.<p>For example, I've been training for my October half marathon for the last three months, …

Positive Thinking

5 Steps for Using Mindfulness to Get What You Want

Money and work are hot topics with a lot of my clients these days. We talk about how to have satisfying work that also pays the bills, how to manage being in business for oneself or work for an insane boss, the possibility of internal psychological blocks getting in the way.<p>Jan's a smart, fully …

Mindfulness

Does Conscious Living Lead to Conscious Dying?

There is a story told about a Zen master who, on his deathbed, handed his death poem to one of his disciples, then promptly sat up and yelled, "I don't want to die!" before falling back on his pallet and expiring. Now, on the face of it, this seems like a wasted life -- a Zen master who clings to …

Meditation

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><b>1. Everything is energy.</b><p>Everyone knows the feeling of entering a room where people are at odds with …

Spirituality

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

Yep.<p>It's all about <i>you</i>.<p>You get to decide what's possible. Not your parents. Not your best friend or spouse or community or culture.<p>In this case, both the good news and the bad news is that nobody else is responsible for you. In order to fully step into your power, you get to learn radical …

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 …

Self-help