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34 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Successful

When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time?<p>1. Wasting five minutes.<p>When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time? Most people use it as an excuse to rest or laze.<p>By lazing for five five-minute breaks each day, we waste 25 minutes daily. That's 9,125 …

Motivation

A Pen That Never Dies!

It’s no secret that we’re in love with Titanium as a material. Virtually indestructible, lightweight, amazing to the touch, and that faint blue …

The Genius Problem-Solving Method Elon Musk Learned From Aristotle

How do some entrepreneurs manage to come up with solutions for the toughest problems? They borrow this method from an ancient philosopher.<p><i>"All great Acts of Genius began with the same consideration: Do not be constrained by your present reality."</i><p><b>Leonardo Da Vinci</b><p>Obviously, I have never met …

6-Minute Gut-Busting Bodyweight Ab Workout

Get a stronger, more-defined core in minutes with this six-minute workout. All you need is space on the floor and your own body, and this gut-busting workout will leave you sore tomorrow.<p>This workout includes six moves, done for 30 seconds each, making a three-minute workout. Repeat for a total of …

15 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent, Even If You Don't Feel Like It

Emotional intelligence isn't about achieving perfection. It's about learning and growth.<p>Have you ever let emotion push you into doing something you later regretted? Or allowed your feelings to hold you back from something you really wanted to do?<p>Guess what? We all have.<p>But that doesn't mean you're …

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't

Within each of us are two competing sides, a polarity of character. Only one leads to greatness<p>Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make …

Leadership

These 7 brutal truths about life are hard to admit but they'll change your life when you do

You know the old saying, “Youth is wasted on the young”?<p>I think about that sometimes – how I wish I’d had the self-awareness and confidence that I …

Three of The Best: Cocktails for Gentleman - Ape to Gentleman

A world of fine-spirits; Ape to Gentleman in partnership with <i>the</i>bar.com bring you inspiration for making great drinks with some of the world’s finest …

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Music has long been tied to deep emotion in all living beings--including happiness.<p>For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that …

Climb Grand Teton in a Weekend, Here’s How

One might think that the most memorable part of climbing the iconic Grand Teton is the summit. But on the famous 13,770-foot spire that juts up from …

Climbing

Father’s Day Gifts That Are More Stylish Than a Tie

Because we all know dad deserves better<p>You can only buy your dad so many neckties for Father’s Day until he runs out of room in his closet (and starts questioning your intentions).<p>So get him something else that’s way more modern and stylish—and not nearly as obvious. Start with these hip threads …

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit

In less time than it takes you to have lunch, you could be expanding your brain -- literally.<p>There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, …

Donald Trump's Top 10 Rules For Success

Share31<p>Tweet<p>Share27<p>+1<p>Shares 58<p>He’s an entrepreneur, television personality, investor, real estate magnate and now 45th President of United States. He …

Donald Trump

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

10 Everyday Habits To Make You A Calmer Person

Have you ever taken the time to observe a naturally calm person?<p>They're a sight to behold — the way they glide through the day with ease, not rushed …

Mindfulness

11 Arnold Palmer Quotes on Winning

The golf legend who passed away this Sunday was not only successful; he was inspirational as well.<p>Arnold Daniel Palmer, the pro golfing legend, passed away on September 25, 2016 at the age of 87. Regarded as one of the greatest players professional golf has ever seen, he won a tremendous number of …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Landscaping: 14 easy-to-copy DIY ideas for the garden

So, you've got a garden but you want to make some improvements to it? It can be overwhelming and you might not know where to start, but the good news …

Landscaping

The 11 best habits for being happy and successful that people have stolen from others

We see someone with a particular routine that makes them happier or successful, and we try to emulate it. It doesn't always work, but sometimes it catches on and becomes part of our everyday lives.<p>A recent Quora thread asked users for these habits: the ones they stole from others and then kept …

USA Network

8 Powerful Morning Routines of Ultra-Confident People

Here's how you can give yourself an espresso shot of confidence as soon as you wake up.<p>Exceptionally confident people weren't born that way--they got there by making it a habit and flexing their confidence muscles daily.<p>The ultra-confident know that just like when you skip your breakfast, you won't …

5 Ways to Dramatically Improve Your Communication (Without Saying a Word)

You don't have to speak to get your point across.<p>"It's not what you say, but how you say it." Yes, it's a cliché, but the expression is right on target, especially when it comes to communicating face to face with colleagues.<p>The truth is, our nonverbal language speaks louder than words. In fact, …

Public Speaking

15 ways to rock a leather jacket

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Post to Linkedin<br>• Share on Google Plus<br>• Share via Email<p>In the years to come, our descendants will exclaim in …

8 Tools You Can't Believe You Lived Without

These tools are easily accessible but often overlooked. Don't delay and start using these life-changing tools today.<p>These tools are easily accessible but often overlooked. Don't delay and start using these life-changing tools today.

7 Surprising Ways to Spot Talent

Success hinges on finding and leveraging talent. Root premise: Others determine your value. It doesn’t matter how talented you believe you are. …

Fruit

21 scientific facts that will motivate you to exercise when you really don't want to

It may encourage you to hear that exercise really is super good for you. There's a mountain of research backing up its many benefits.<p>The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend at least 2.5 hours of moderate cardio activity or 1.25 hours of vigorous cardio activity every week, plus …

American Cancer Society

The 10 Traits That Define Incredibly High Earners

What is it that makes some people have piles of money and others, well, not so much?<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>We look at them.<p>We look up to them.<p>We want to know what they have and we don't.<p>Besides money, that is.<p>What is …

Self Control

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …