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The Top 5 Most Motivational Books I've Ever Read

Note: Personal development books are perfect for listening during your commute or workout. If you're into audio books and haven't tried audible by Amazon before, you can sign up here and get two free audiobooks.<p>Self-help books get a bad rap.<p>Yes, many fill their pages with trite pieces of advice and …

Motivation

The Effects of Four Different Types of Meditation

Meditation has real, practical benefits for your body and mind, but there are lots of types to try. Knowing the specific effects of each of these …

Mindfulness

15-Year vs. 30-Year Mortgages: A Comparison | Investopedia

Buying a home can be an intimidating process. Mortgages are fairly complicated, and there are a variety of different types to choose from. The most …

Personal Finance

12 Stocks to Buy No Matter Who the Next President Is

The U.S.'s long-neglected infrastructure is set to get a spending boost, and these stocks stand to benefit.<p>In the year after a presidential election, …

Investor reaps big gains with momentum investing

<b>Taylor Dart</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Managerial position in the retail industry<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Shares in Torex Gold Resources Inc., Symbility Solutions Inc., and other junior companies<p><b>The investor</b><p>Taylor Dart was introduced to the markets by his dad nearly 10 years ago. But it wasn't until early 2013 that he found his …

Investing

12 lessons I learned from following the morning routines of 5 super successful people

I wanted to see what it would do to my productivity, happiness levels, and wellbeing.<p>For an entire working week each, I tried to mirror what Jack Dorsey, Arianna Huffington, Barack Obama, Benjamin Franklin, and Indra Nooyi do in the morning.<p>In the case of Huffington and Franklin, I also followed …

Success

It’s fundamental why Warren Buffett beats the stock market — how have investors missed it for so long?

Eugene Fama and Richard Thaler, two legendary finance professors at the University of Chicago, recently had a debate about whether markets are …

Investing

10 Uncomfortable Deeds That Will Make You Far More Successful

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, "If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?" The very act of stepping outside of your comfort zone is critical to your success and well-being.<p>Our brains are wired such that it's difficult to take action until we feel at …

Self-improvement

10 Book Recommendations From Warren Buffett's Right-Hand Man | Inc.com

If you want to pick the best restaurant in town, you'd probably ask the person who eats out the most. If you want to know where to buy great clothes, you'd go to the friend with the overflowing closet. And if you want to know what to read, you should probably look to the guy who has devoured the …

Books

The World's Largest Coal Supplier Is Building a Giant Solar Plant

I suspect the Germans have an overwrought seven-syllable word for extreme irony, but even they’d have a hard time describing this. The Shenhua Group, …

5 Habits That Made Elon Musk an Innovator

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are only 24 hours in every day, and you can’t squeeze out an extra second. Yet some people manage to be so productive and innovative they become billionaires at an age when most of us are still struggling to make ends meet. Even …

Elon Musk

5 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Daily to Achieve Success | Inc.com

Constant improvement is not easy. Whether it is a skill, or a positive quality, or a way of life you are looking to cultivate, staying on the positive side of the growth curve takes work.<p>My entire life, I have been immersed in worlds that have taught me how to continuously seek mastery and reinvent …

Motivation

This infographic shows the best time to buy and sell stocks

Is it possible to time the market cycle to capture big gains?<p>Like many controversial topics in investing, there is no real professional consensus on market timing. Academics claim that it's not possible, while traders and chartists swear by the idea.<p>That said, one thing that everyone can probably …

Stock Markets

13 online courses that could help you get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people appreciate the power of learning long after college or any formal education is over.<p>Today, it's easier than ever to continue your education with the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>We've picked out some of the best …

College & University

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Bill Gates

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur's Library

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful businesses, you can always use the advice of people who have "been there, done that.'’ What better …

Entrepreneurship

'4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss explains how to teach yourself to read 3 times faster in 20 minutes

How much more could you get done if you completed all of your required reading in 1/3 or 1/5 the time?<p>Increasing reading speed is a process of controlling fine motor movement — period.<p>This post is a condensed overview of principles I taught to undergraduates at Princeton University in 1998 at a …

Princeton University

5 Unusual Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life

I'm in!<p>The way you spend your first hour of waking up will make or break the rest of your day. If you find yourself shuffling about in the morning, …

The 7 Million Dollar Habits

Do you remember the first time self development became important to you?<p>I do. I was 7 years old and I was in love with basketball. My mother had …

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

Investing
Self-improvement

18 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Investing

Some Finnish Engineers Would Like You To Put This Tiny Square Computer In Your Pocket

Solu is a coaster-sized cloud-based portable computer that fits in your pocket. A team of Finnish engineers behind the device hope Solu will change the way we think of using our digital operating systems.<p>Sure, we already have our portable computing devices such as iPads and smartphones, but Solu …

Portable

Tag: Landscaping 101

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japanese Zen Masters<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Landscaping 101: Biodynamics for the Edible Garden<p>by Clare Coulson<p>Pink Grasses: …

The Ultimate Science-Based Guide to Creating Habits that Stick

At one point in time, Aristotle was called The Philosopher. Not A philosopher — THE philosopher.<p>His work had such an impact that he became synonymous …

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance

10 Lists to Keep If You Want to Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

8 Books Warren Buffett Tells Millionaires to Read | Inc.com

I've previously posted reading recommendations from Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Elon Musk, all of whom are legendary high tech entrepreneurs. Warren Buffett is a different sort of icon: a true pioneer of investment philosophy.<p>Not surprisingly, Buffett's recommendations are almost entirely about …

Investing

Articles about super smart super green prefab may be future suburban living on Dwell.com - Dwell

The architecture firm superkül and home builder Great Gulf create a prefab with a self-regulating indoor climate.<p>Economic meltdown aside, if you’re still thinking about plunking down some hard-earned cash on a new HDTV this holiday season,...<p>Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House …

Prefab Homes

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Self-improvement