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The One Thing You Need To Know To Be A Top Performer

According to his enduring 2005 book "The One Thing You Need to Know: ... About Great Managing, Great Leading, and Sustained Individual Success," the one thing you need to know to be a consistent top performer is to <b>discover what you don't like doing, and stop doing it.</b><p>Buckingham says using your …

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Break Your Bad Business Habits

We asked Inc. readers to confess their worst habits ... and what they're doing to improve.<p>You need a lot of good habits to successfully build a company. But admit it: you've probably developed a bad habit or two along the way. We asked Inc. readers to spill their worst business behaviors (and how …

What you need to give up if you want to be happy

So how to clear the slate? Here are 10 things you'll need to give up in exchange for your happiness.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Give up caring about what other people think of</b> …

Happiness

Happiness in Your Life – On Changes

<b>by Doe Zantamata</b><p>When we’re young, everything is new. We’ve tried no foods before. We’ve played no games yet, we’ve made no friends. New things and …

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9 Things You Can Do to Be Happy in the Next 30 Minutes

Being happier doesn’t have to be a long-term ambition. You can start <i>right now</i>. In the next 30 minutes, tackle as many of the following suggestions as …

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Ways to improve your relationship

Getty Images<p><b>1. Get your adrenaline pumping</b> <br>Adrenaline is like an aphrodisiac in relationships, especially when you’ve been together for years. It’s …

Gut feelings: the future of psychiatry may be inside your stomach

Her parents were running out of hope. Their teenage daughter, Mary, had been diagnosed with a severe case of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), as well as ADHD. They had dragged her to clinics around the country in an effort to thwart the scary, intrusive thoughts and the repetitive behaviors …

How to Find the Kind of Joy That Lasts

It was the bottom bottom of the ninth inning in game seven of the 2001 World Series. The New York Yankees and the Arizona Diamondbacks were all tied …

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Happiness Tips: 9 Simple Steps To Joy (PHOTOS)

<i>By Kate Lowenstein</i><p>A few years ago, Debbie Jankowski went hunting for a way to bring her life new joy. She found the solution in her bank account. "I had always been thrifty, but I decided it was time to spend money on things that would broaden my world," says Jankowski, who's based in …

Why Focus on the Numbers? : The Art of Non-Conformity

50 Comments<p>I’ve heard the question in various forms over the past couple of years: Why not just travel around the world without trying to go …

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Big Client? Big Problem

Before you pop the bubbly and celebrate that new big client, ask yourself: is this a blessing or a curse?<p>Enjoy the <i>pop</i> of a champagne bottle being opened. You just put a leash on your first Big Dog. An international company on the Fortune 1,000 list is now your client. Following the arduous process …

5 Money Moves Every Entrepreneur Should Make

When your day job--starting up a business--involves a lot of risk and uncertainty, your own finances should be a lot less unpredictable.<p>A lot of entrepreneurs won't admit it, but here's the cold, hard truth: Just because you manage the finances of your own business doesn't mean you're savvy at …

Stiftung Warentest warnt: Doppelflatrates sind oft nur billige Kostenfallen

Die Stiftung Warentest warnt vor Kostenfallen bei Doppelflatrates: Wer bei Vertragsabschluss nicht genau hinschaut, zahlt später womöglich mehr als …

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Measuring Success... on Your Own Terms - Mirasee

Have you ever felt successful, only to be told that in the eyes of many people, what you saw as success was not really a success at all?<p>Maybe for you …

Liking Healthy Foods is a Choice

I have a theory that I’ve been testing: whether you have a taste for a particular food is a choice.<p>I’m sure there are things you turn your nose up …

Sometimes Things Take Longer than You Think : The Art of Non-Conformity

2 Comments<p>I wrote in the original Brief Guide to World Domination manifesto:<p>We overestimate what we can accomplish in a day, but underestimate what …

Why Teaching Makes You Smarter

We tend to think of thinking as something super solitary–but as Annie Murphy Paul observes in the Brilliant Report, cognition is a two-way street.<p>How so?<p>“Students enlisted to tutor others,” Paul reports, “work harder to understand the material, recall it more accurately and apply it more …

Does Barnes & Noble Leadership Still Believe In The Business?

Barnes & Noble retail division CEO Mitchell Klipper has sold about two-thirds of his outstanding stake in the company, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported today, citing filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Klipper sold about 400,000 shares for a gain of nearly $6 million and still has …

Beware Of Startups That Want To Pivot

The term “pivot” has gained aura and prominence, in large measure due to its place in Eric Ries’ “lean start-up” method. Eric outlines some of his thinking in the video linked below.<p>Eric uses “pivot” to mean a change in the path you take to achieve your vision: maintain the vision, but keep …

Three Types of Happiness: How Do You Choose? : The Art of Non-Conformity

28 Comments<p>In <i>The Happiness Myth</i>, Jennifer Michael Hecht defines three types of happiness: a moment of happiness, a good day, and a happy life. Hecht …

Welcome, New Readers! (And old readers too …) : The Art of Non-Conformity

We’ve had a lot of new readers join recently, so I wanted to say hello (hi, everyone!) and explain more of what it’s about.<p>This blog (AONC) started …

The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico

In anticipation of the new season of Breaking Bad, Nick Romeo travels to New Mexico to separate fact from fiction about the meth trade in New Mexico. …

My Best Advice for Entrepreneurs: Learn to Speak

Learn public speaking.<p>Over the years, that's the one piece of advice that I think is truly universal.<p>If you distill it all the way down, the …

How to Handle Difficult People

The path to success can be derailed by clashes with difficult people, and even if the clash isn't disastrous, it can make your life very unpleasant. …

Founders, “Why” Matters as Much as “What” & “How”

<i>tldr: mission-driven founders kick more a$$</i><p>As Homebrew ramps up its investing, I’ve been really impressed by the quality of founders we’re seeing …