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Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Self-improvement

Best Buy's CEO says he uses 5 criteria to decide whether someone's a leader

Best Buy's CEO has five criteria to determine whether someone is a leader.<p>"I've spelled out the five 'be's of leadership," CEO and chairman Hubert Joly told Business Insider. "I think it resonates with what we're trying to do."<p>Joly has led Best Buy's turnaround efforts since taking on the role of …

Leadership

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

How Rented.com Is Arbitraging The Vacation Rental Market

It was during a conversation with family and friends in 2012, when Andrew McConnell recognized the ease of renting their vacation homes on Airbnb and VRBO websites, which were quite new at the time. As easy as they made it sound, he realized that there was still a large burden on homeowners to …

Real Estate

You actually can buy happiness—by buying time

Having someone come clean your bathroom? $40. Having more time? Priceless.<p>I <i>hate</i> cleaning the bathroom. I also always feel pressed for time. So whenever I delay cleaning duty, it just means I end up feeling more stressed than ever before.<p>But there may be a solution. According to a study published …

Personal Finance

List of iPhone X Reviews and First Impressions After Just 24 Hours

Apple has lifted its embargo for iPhone X reviews today after providing many media outlets with the device less than 24 hours ago.<p>MacRumors is combing through the first impressions published so far to find interesting tidbits about the iPhone X, and in the meantime, we've compiled a list of both …

Wall Street

Why This Ancient Leadership Practice Is Suddenly All the Rage | Inc.com

The Founding Fathers of the American Revolution are commonly thought of as Stoics, in the sense that they were uncomplaining, long-suffering--and effective at achieving their goal.<p>George Washington, for example, did not relish his position as head of the Continental Army, and to many Washington's …

Success

This man would like to kill your holidays

Economist Steve Hanke has a radical idea.<p>Steve Hanke is agitated. An influential economist given to sonorous talks on troubled currencies, he sits in a book-jammed office, jabbing his finger at an offending email printout. It’s from a factotum at Johns Hopkins University, where Hanke is a professor …

Toronto Blue Jays

Google can’t make a good phone and it’s embarrassing

For those of you that have been following me for the past 10 years or so, you’ll know that I’m a huge fan of Android.<p>No, I am not a fan of Android. …

Pixel 2 vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Which camera is better?

The Pixel 2 and the iPhone 8 Plus battle it out to determine which phone's camera does better portraits, landscape selfies and low-light shots.<p>Google says the camera on its Pixel 2 can beat the iPhone 8 Plus. Yet again (and thanks to some tech refinements). Last year's comparison proved the single …

Mobile Photography

Out of shape? You can probably blame bad habits. But it's never too late to build better ones

Tomorrow is a new day, but you probably know a lot about it already: what you’ll have for breakfast, the route you’ll take to your office, which website you’ll visit first. None of us has the mental energy to think about everything we do, so we spend a lot of time on autopilot, following patterns …

Nutrition

7 Tips for Dealing with Life if You Can't Afford a Therapist

Let's face it. Therapy can be expensive. As a licensed marriage and family therapist myself, I admit that I sometimes wonder on my drive home from …

How to activate your brain's ability to learn

A new study looks at the power of practicing well beyond mastery.<p>In music, you have scales. In Jiu Jitsu, it’s drilling. Most of us just call it practice. Whatever you label it, many believe that greatness, heck even mere competency, requires training a skill well past proficiency. It's continuing …

The Brain

How to Increase Testosterone Naturally | The Art of Manliness

At last we’ve reached the final post of Testosterone Week and based on the comments from you all, this is the post you’ve been most looking forward …

Find The Best Movies On Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, Every Day

Whether you recently subscribed to a streaming service like Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu or PlayStation Vue one of the biggest challenges is finding programs your family wants to watch.<p>These offerings are great at highlighting their exclusive content or big blockbuster titles, but discovering niche …

Televisions

This simple sitting test could predict how long you will live

If you have trouble performing this test, your life could be cut short.<p>It's a question we often ponder, especially as we age: How many years do I …

The One Action That Will Make A Major Impact On Your Success In 2017

It’s that time of year: the season for reviewing the past and making plans for the future. It seems to arrive more and more quickly each year. But no matter how busy you feel, it’s important to pause. In our world of always on, non-stop, “never get to everything we need to do,” taking time to …

Leadership

3 science-backed tips that will help you finally remember everyone's name

I once went to church with a friend of mine. He introduced me to his pastor. Then we went back again, about ten years later. We walked in the door, the pastor took one look at me, and said, "Hi, Stever! I hope all is well with you." Mind. Blown. When someone remembers your name ten years later, …

The Brain

How Emotionally Intelligent Bosses Resolve Conflicts

The most skilled peacemakers know how to talk with the warring parties separately before bringing them to the table.<p>As the boss, one of your main goals is to create a workplace that fosters collaboration, encouragement, and unity. Sounds simple enough, right? But human beings are far from …

Ten Simple Ways To Hire Great People, Fast

HR is not the easiest job in the world.<p>It’s hard to advise a cranky CEO or get an opinionated management team to work together.<p>It’s not that easy to make everybody on your team feel heard and valued.<p>However, recruiting is easy. It’s ridiculous how employers complain about talent shortages and skill …

Employment

I Would Hire A Financial Advisor, But...

<i>This is the first in a three-part series.</i><p>As a consumer, you may be left in a quandary. You know intellectually that you need and value help in getting your financial life in order, but there’s a laundry list of reasons why you don’t do it. Do any of the following sound familiar?<p>“I don’t have …

Financial Planning

iPhone 6s Program for Unexpected Shutdown Issues

A Manly Voice: How to Develop an Attractive Masculine Voice | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever listened to a recording of your voice and cringed?<p>Perhaps you were surprised about how nasally or high-pitched it was, or how hard you …

3 Characteristics of an Educated Person | The Art of Manliness

What defines an educated man? The number of degrees he has? The size of his vocabulary? How many books he’s read?<p>The qualities that constitute an …

A former Stanford dean explains why parents should let kids forget their homework

Julie Lythcott-Haims, a former Stanford dean and author of "How to Raise an Adult," explains that parents too often make the mistake of putting out every fire in their child's life, instead of turning minor failures into teachable moments.<p>Case in point: Homework.<p>Lythcott-Haims explains that when …

How to Speed Read | The Art of Manliness

When Theodore Roosevelt did things, he did them with gusto. That included reading. Roosevelt was a voracious reader. The man devoured books like a …

5 Unsung Smart Home Heroes

If you’ve seen my name pop up on your Forbes feed before, you may be aware that I recently built a smart home from scratch. I bought a run-down house and, while it was being renovated, I took the opportunity to install as much smart tech as possible.<p>The big name smart home brands – Nest, Philips …

Smart Homes

Mossberg: Running Windows 10 and macOS Sierra together

The new Parallels 12 does the job well, even on aging hardware<p>I’m writing this paragraph in Word for Windows on Windows 10. The process is as smooth as you’d expect on PC hardware built for Windows, with no hesitation or freezing, and all the features are enabled. But I’m not using a Windows PC; …

Ghostdrone has one-year klutz-insurance and beginner-friendly controls

Not one for the self-conscious, Ghostdrone 2.0 VR from EHang adds a new twist to flying a UAV around. Rather than using a traditional controller, to fly the Ghostdrone VR, the user dons a headset to get a point-of-view perspective of what the drone is seeing.<p>The drone is controlled by gestures, …

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus On This Instead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the path to those things starts by setting a specific and …