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This 2-step, 10-minute exercise creates immediate self-awareness

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire …

Creativity

Net Neutrality Is Officially Dead. Here's What That Means for You.

Here's a rundown of the new rules and what they could mean for entrepreneurs.<p>5 min read<p>Almost 60 years after the day the music died, we can mark the day net neutrality kicked the bucket.<p>The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted to repeal net neutrality rules, which mandated that internet …

Net Neutrality

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

Emotions Have Energy: What Energy Are You Sending?

Emotional agility and resilience give leaders the edge they need to quickly pivot during stressful situations. In a previous blog, we dove into the seven steps to start becoming more emotionally agile. Now let’s start putting what we learned into action!<p><b>Emotions Have Energy</b><p>Thanks to the late great …

Magnetism

How To Develop Charismatic Confidence In Seconds

Confidence is self-sustaining and why that's awesome for your business<p>If you ask the average audience member what the difference was between a good speaker and a great speaker, they'll give you a variety of answers. The great speaker had more energy, seemed buoyant, was funnier, more …

Charisma

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management

5 Hard Things You Need to Start Doing for Yourself on Hard Days

On particularly hard days when I feel that I can’t endure, I remind myself that my track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.And, I …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

3 Books That Will Immediately Sharpen Your Mind

Reading inspires so many. Here are the top three books that have changed my life.<p>Books sharpen our minds.<p>When was the last time a book shifted your outlook? Stirred your heart? Challenged your biases?<p>If you're like me, you know reading is a vital part of each of our journeysif we want to grow as …

Video shows the terrifying moment a window falls out during a packed Air India flight

This is the horrifying moment a flight attendant tries to fix a window panel which has fallen off during a packed flight - less than 24 hours after a woman died when she was sucked through a plane window.<p>The footage shows the aftermath of severe turbulence which had caused the frame to come loose …

You can now take Yale’s most popular (and mood-boosting) class ever online for free

Earlier this year, Yale University introduced a course on happiness that quickly rose to fame on its campus. The class, called “Psychology and the …

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

This Little-Known 401(k) Trick Can Open the Floodgates to Roth IRA Savings

Go beyond well-known strategies to boost your savings -- if your employer does one simple thing.<p>There's a retirement crisis in the U.S., with …

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

Trump boarded Air Force One in high winds — and the photos of his hair are mesmerizing

Thursday was a very windy day in Maryland, as President Donald Trump's hair can attest.<p>He departed the White House around 12:45 p.m., en route to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.<p>On the tarmac in Maryland, the wind caught his hair, and Associated Press photographer Evan Vucci was there to capture …

Donald Trump

5 Game-Changing Podcasts To Listen To On Your Commute

Podcasts are an excellent and free way to help you to continue learning and set you up for long term success.<p>If you're like me and have a commute to the office, you treat your car, subway, plane, bus or train ride as a classroom. This travel time, whether it's 10 minutes or two hours, is an …

Worried About a Stock Market Crash? 5 Ways to Keep Your Money Safe

Use these strategies to protect yourself.<p>The Wall Street scare that spooked investors in February proved to be a false alarm, showing how risky it …

Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset

Our minds have such an ability to influence our lives. It's amazing how powerful our minds and our thoughts can be; how we look at the world shapes …

Here's how you can rent a car through Costco

A Costco membership comes with a number of benefits beyond access to the retailer's warehouses. Members can also get discounts on cars, auto parts, gasoline, and travel services, including car rentals.<p>Through Costco Travel, members who are 25 and older can get discounted rates on car rentals. The …

Not Signing Up For TSA Precheck Is a Big Mistake — Here's Why

Waiting to get through airport security brings out the absolute worst in me. There's something about having to take off my shoes and jacket and remove my laptop from its sleeve that turns me into the most unpleasant human being. And each time I fly, which is pretty often, I <i>always</i> regret not signing …

Flying

Want To Be Perceived As a Great Leader? Know This Know

Take control of how others define your reputation.<p>Our subconscious mind starts evaluating people the minute we meet them. Can I trust this person? Do they seem happy? Are they qualified? Reputation and how we're perceived is critical when navigating relationships and business ventures.<p>Want to …

This Elderly Couple Retired 27 Years Ago—When They Were Both 38. Here’s How They Did It

They have been traveling ever since.<p>Who doesn’t like the idea of retiring early? Financial independence means the freedom to do what you want, when …

Retirement

4 Easy Ways to Prep Your Retirement For the Next Market Crash

Make sure the next selloff doesn't downsize your retirement.<p>The recent market selloff was frightening for anyone saving and investing for retirement. …

Beware, the IRS is looking for these red flags this tax season

Filing taxes can be complicated, but a simple mistake or a slight exaggeration could warrant an audit from the Internal Revenue Service.<p>Here’s how …

Retirement

Car negotiating secrets for people who hate to haggle

A short stint as a car salesman taught me that dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a living — and they always have the home field advantage.<p>Later, while buying dozens of test vehicles for an automotive website, I was on the other side of negotiations, and experienced the tricks dealers use …

Personal Finance

She gouged out her own eyes, now she wants to help keep people away from drugs

ANDERSON, S.C. — Her piercing green eyes, which sometimes looked blue, are gone, but Kaylee Muthart is getting better.<p>She even did a cartwheel Thursday.<p>Muthart, who gouged out her own eyes near an Anderson church while high on methamphetamine on Feb. 6, wants to use her life to keep other people …

Methamphetamine

This $40 Box is The Best Way to Get Back at Your Cable Company For Overcharging You

<i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found a device to help you get back at the cable companies for overcharging you with mysterious fees for years with one …

Genius

Read These 5 Books If You Want to Be Happy (They're Backed by Science)

Books hold the secrets to most of life's questions. You can read about love, history, social issues, and more, broadening your worldview and learning …

I worked as a financial adviser and learned a ton — here are the 5 best pieces of investing advice I can give you

There were three things, in particular, that drove me nuts and ultimately led to my demise.<p>1. Most people hate to think and talk about money. We spend more time adjusting our fantasy football lineups and planning our next vacation than we do thinking about our budgets and asset allocations.<p>2. A …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't need to add that much time or energy to your current morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>We found a bunch of those habits on the Quora threads, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make …