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8 books that teach you to be rich

What’s your money strategy? Do you even have one?<p>If not, it’s not uncommon. Until two years ago, I didn’t have a financial plan, whatsoever.<p>Even …

Investing

Everything You Need to Know About Great Leadership

Leaders are not born, they are made.<p>Effective leadership can be thought of as a set of qualities and skills. Different leaders may have different makeups, different strengths and challenges. But there are certain traits that lie at the core of leadership--the qualities that all great leaders …

Inventions

Want to Be Healthy? Make Sure to Do These 7 Things. (Most People Don't)

Already eat right and work out? Here's what else you need to do.<p>Do you want to live a healthy lifestyle? The answer is probably yes--we all want to be alive and active and feel as well as we can for as long as possible. But what are you actually doing to be healthy? Chances are, like most …

Happiness

Mexican Walking Fish may hold key to helping paralysed people walk again

An endangered salamander may hold the key to helping paralysed people walk again, scientists believe.<p>The axolotl, or Mexican salamander has the astonishing ability to regenerate limbs and even spinal cord if it has been injured.<p>But now a new study by the University of Minnesota in the US has …

Spinal Cords

7 things I wish my current self learned when I was younger

I wish I had learned these 7 lessons when I was younger. It would have helped me get on the path to a happier and healthier life:<p>Health is priority #1<p>…

Online

How to answer the “sell me this pen/pencil” question in a job interview

I’ve been on both sides of this question, both interviewing people and interviewing for sales jobs. It can be awkward. And as highlighted in <i>The Wolf</i> …

Employment

Struggling to Make Sense of Your Company's Financial Data? Here Are 5 Key Financial Metrics You Need to Know

Many CEOs struggle with choosing which financial metrics to pay attention to. While every company has unique numbers based on their own business model, here at five that every leader should watch.<p>Every business has its own set of critical numbers and metrics. If you're a software-as-a-service …

Small Business

4 Simple Words That Will Make You a Better Critical Thinker

Few questions expose the limits of one's knowledge quite like these four words do.<p><i>How can we develop our critical thinking abilities? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Allen Lobo,</b> …

Critical Thinking

How to Fill Yourself With Real Confidence (Instead of Just Pretending)

Real confidence means going beyond just standing straight and repeating positive mantras.<p>You know the standards like great body language and questioning the inner critic yammering in your head. Yet, your confidence still isn't as strong as you'd like it. What else can you do to feel capable of …

Self-help

How you can encourage your company to make an impact

Anyone who’s ever seen <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> knows that “big business” is often depicted as the “big bad wolf.” Of course, every company wants to …

Employment

Lightroom tips: Essential portrait edits

<b>Lightroom has a range of simple but powerful editing tools to transform your portraits. James Paterson reveals the most useful ones</b><p>1. Boost with …

Tutorials

These Pilots Say the Captain on Southwest Flight 1380 Wasn't Really a Hero. Here's What I Say to Them

I've got two words, and the second one is "you."<p>Most people are calling Southwest Airlines Captain Tammie Jo Shults a true hero after the emergency landing of Flight 1380 this week. However, there's also a minority opinion on social media, including at least some professional pilots, who think …

Heroism

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Self-improvement

Elon Musk Just Gave the World's Best Productivity Advice in a Single, Short Sentence

And we all owe him a debt of gratitude for pointing out the obvious.<p>Leave it to Elon Musk to get to the heart of the matter. In a recent memo directed to Tesla employees, Musk described a number of actions that he plans to take to improve the company's performance, particularly in regard to the …

Tesla

Volkswagen To Redesign Its Logo As ‘The Brand Is Not In Good Shape’

Volkswagen’s current logo. Image via Volkswagen<br>Volkswagen is in talks of revamping its logo as it steers towards the electric car route, Bloomberg …

Graphic Design

Why you shouldn't buy a new car ... ever

<b>"Name me something that you use less than 4 percent of the day, all the while it loses value."</b><p>There are days when I feel like I drive the oldest car …

Personal Finance

Starbucks's CEO Showed a Classy Example of What a Great Leader Does When Managing a Crisis

Two black men are racially profiled and arrested inside a Starbucks store, although no crime was committed. Here's what Starbucks' chief executive officer, Kevin R. Johnson, did next.<p>If you're just getting wind of the latest race-related debacle, it involves two black men arrested at a Starbucks in …

Justice

Here's How Old You Should Be When You Start a Company, According to Science. (It's Not What You Think)

The National Bureau of Economic Research used Census data to find the average age of super-successful founders.<p>Company founders can be as young as in their teens or as old as in their 80s. But is there an ideal age you should be when you start a company? It turns out there is, and it's older than …

VCS

Is Your Top Performer Creating a Toxic Culture? Here's How to Handle It

It is possible to fire a high performing employee, but you have to do it right.<p>No one wants to lose a top performer. When someone is doing a great job in a critical role, replacing them is difficult, time consuming, and expensive. Depending on your business, they may even take clients with them.<p>But …

Team Building

This Entrepreneur's Online Reputation Was Destroyed. He Used His Experience Fixing It to Form a Multimillion-Dollar Company.

Here's Pete Kistler's story -- and tips for improving your own online presence.<p>Pete Kistler had never Googled himself. It was fall 2009, and the Syracuse University junior was sending out applications for software design jobs to offset about $20,000 in student loan debt. After a couple of weeks, …

Online

4 Things Terrible Bosses Typically Do (But Great Leaders Wouldn't Dare)

Hint: They get in the way of people doing the work.<p>Bosses that establish power and control over their people and processes with a carrot-and-stick approach to motivation certainly get results and have succeeded for decades.<p>These bosses, however, are also notorious for killing intrinsic motivation …

Employment

Dunning-Kruger Effect: Why Incompetent People Think They Are Superior

The Dunning-Kruger effect is a type of cognitive bias in which people believe that they are smarter and more capable than they really are. …

Psychology

5 Things People With Emotional Intelligence Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed

When you clash with difficult people at work, how do you manage your emotions?<p>Do you work with people who display emotional intelligence? Better yet, do <i>you</i> display your own emotional intelligence (EQ) when working with others? I've experienced my fair share of conflict and drama in the workplace -- …

Emotional Intelligence

Stop Ending Your Speeches with 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, calm …

Public Speaking

5 budget-friendly Airbnbs where you can live out your tiny-home dreams

In another life, I would be the type of minimalist person who would make Marie Kondo proud. But I am decidedly maximalist (read: borderline hoarder), …

Hoarding

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

Self-improvement

Here Are Some Tips On How to Start a Successful Online Retail Business

Learn How to Start a Successful Online Retail Business<p>Updated October 09, 2017<p>Why are some internet businesses wildly successful while others barely …

eCommerce

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Hashtags for 2018

Did you know an Instagram post with at least one hashtag averages 12.6% more engagement than a post with no hashtags?Hashtags are powerful. They can …

Marketing

How To Steal Customers From Your Competitors With Twitter

We all use social media to generate leads, create brand presence, and perform plenty of other tasks. Though, if you are smart, then you can also use …

Marketing

5 Tactics Essential to Building a 6-Figure Online Business

Yes, there are billions of potential customers, but getting the attention of even a few requires a strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2015, customers spent $107 billion on online courses, according to Global Industry Analysts. The number of internet users …

Marketing