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A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Elon Musk About Business and Investing

Elon Musk is a classic missionary founder who is more interested in changing the world and creating enduring businesses than just the financial …

Financial Services

This Science-Backed Technique Is the Secret to Better Learning

Creating neural patterns--"neural chunks"--underpins the development of all expertise.<p><i>What are the most effective learning techniques you have experienced? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Machine Learning

11 Habits of Supremely Happy People

We're always chasing something--be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, "When (blank) happens, I'll finally be happy."<p>While these major events do make us happy at first, research shows this happiness doesn't last. A study from Northwestern University …

14 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

Rich people appreciate the power of learning long after college is over.<p>"The world class knows that college is just the beginning of lifelong learning," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold in his book, "How Rich People Think." "That's why you'll see the great ones attending seminars, …

This free Google Chrome extension provides one of the most essential parts of learning a new language

The extension translates portions of whatever you're reading into the language you're trying to learn.Flickr / Ed YourdonScience suggests that the best way to learn a new language — especially as an adult — is through immersion.<p>For example, you might spend an extended period of time in a foreign …

5 Simple Habits That Guarantee Rapid Progress Towards Your Goals

“Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.”<p>-Benjamin Franklin<p>We all …

5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

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How does nationality influence how people have sex?

I think I was 21 when I first noticed that sexual interactions all seemed to follow a pattern; it was definitely my early 20s because I wrote about …

TED Talks

Are You Financially Ready to Hit the Road?

<i>Dear Carrie,</i><p><i>My husband and I have been saving for a special trip abroad. He's the adventurer and is ready to hit the road. I'm the planner and still worried. Is there anything else we should be doing to make sure we’re financially prepared?</i> <i>—A Reader</i><p>Dear Reader,<p>With vacation season just ahead, this …

10 lessons you’ll learn as a first-time American traveler

When East German border guards tromped through the tight train corridor, stopped my study abroad program director, and pantomimed the click of a …

What it’s like to travel with type 1 diabetes

Sometimes people travel to get away from things they’ve grown tired of: the daily routine, a bad relationship, control-freak parents, the weather …

GOLDMAN SACHS MANAGING DIRECTOR: Here's How To Turn Your Summer Investing Internship Into A Job

A Wall Street intern who works hard and is a great team player has the potential to turn their 10-week long summer stint into a full-time offer from their respective firm.<p>We spoke with Suzanne Gauron, a Goldman Sachs managing director, about internships in the bank's Investment Management …

How To Distinguish Yourself In A Wall Street Job Interview

With entry level base salaries in the range of $70,000 to $90,000 before bonuses, it is easy to understand why investment banking jobs are some of the most sought after positions among college and business school graduates. Competition for these jobs is fierce, since there are many more graduates …

Investing

3 Secrets From a Chess Master Who Built One of the Fastest-Growing Companies in the U.S.

Business is no game, but these chess lessons can help you stay ahead of the competition.<p>Before founding one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., Josh Manion was an international chess master and ranked among the top 80 players in the U.S.<p>Manion attributes much of the success with his …

Business Strategy

17 ways successful people think differently about money

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …