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7 things I wish my current self learned when I was younger

I wish I had learned these 7 lessons when I was younger. It would have helped me get on the path to a happier and healthier life:<p>Health is priority #1<p>…

Online

MoviePass’s parent company is getting crushed after offering new stock

Helios and Matheson Analytics is looking to push additional capital into its prime and wildly popular asset, MoviePass, by raising money in a new stock sale that appears to be giving Wall Street fits.<p>Looking to raise additional capital, Helios and Matheson said it would sell up to $150 million in a …

MoviePass

How Firing 1 Employee Nearly Doubled My Company's Productivity

One of my employees was regularly late to work. Sadly--but not surprisingly--she was late to her own firing, too.<p>Company culture is a strange thing: If you don't proactively work to shape it, it will shape itself. Two years ago, I had an employee who was consistently late to work. Alexandria was an …

Times Square

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

Motivation

MoviePass CEO proudly says the app tracks your location before and after movies

Everyone knew the MoviePass deal is too good to be true — and as is so often the case these days, it turns out you’re not the customer, you’re the product. And in this case they’re not even attempting to camouflage that. Mitch Lowe, the company’s CEO, told an audience at a Hollywood event that “we …

MoviePass

Stock Market Trouble

The Donald seems to think that the<i> 37%</i> gain in the stock market between election day and the January 26th high was all about him, and in one sense …

Economics

11 Ways to Cook Cauliflower Besides Just Steaming It

When a vegetable that has been on the tray for so long finally gets discovered.<p>Truth be told, I've appreciated cauliflower long before it got trendy …

This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

Investing

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

Subscription Service MoviePass Is Going To Revive Moviegoing -- Or Go Broke Trying

MoviePass is a service that lets subscribers go to the movies as many times as they want for $9.95 a month. The seven-year-old company touts itself as the solution to high ticket prices for consumers and stagnant ticket sales for theater chains. But MoviePass has had a rocky road to its current 1.5 …

MoviePass

The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

Self-help

How I Stopped Chasing Happiness and Started Enjoying My Imperfect Life

<b>“I want to live my life without stress and worries. I don’t need to be rich or famous. I just want to be happy.” ~Unknown</b><p>Have you ever set a goal and …

14 Strategies To Accelerate Your Personal Growth By 1,000%

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin P. HardyThe post 14 Strategies To Accelerate Your Personal Growth By …

Self-improvement

Jack Bogle's 5 bold market predictions for 2018 and beyond

If you are looking for easy answers or reassuring platitudes, do not check in with Jack Bogle, the 88-year-old founder and retired CEO of the world's …

A $423 billion investor explains why tech stocks are defying a warning sign

Some of the closely followed measures of tech valuations show they are over-expensive, and for some investors, they point to trouble ahead.<p>They include the cyclically adjusted price-earnings ratio, which takes the price of the S&P 500 and divides it by ten years worth of earnings. For the broader …

Stock Markets

What is your biggest regret? Here are people's devastatingly honest answers

When I posed this question on Twitter, the stories poured out and patterns emerged. Real regrets are about bad choices in love, learning and loss, being held back by fear – and self-blame<p>‘I wasn’t there at the end’: readers’ biggest regrets in life<p>My 20-year-old son just moved into a fraternity …

Boxing Day

Here's some ways to get extra money from a side gig

What’s your side hustle?<p>Whether you’re a moonlighter, solo entrepreneur, or love working random gigs, you’ve landed here because you thought “I want to earn more money!” <b>Moonlighting’s</b> mission is to help kick start your freelancing journey, empower you to succeed in the gig economy, and make money …

Small Business

I tried the 10/10/10 Method to make decisions like Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio — and it's completely changed the way I view choices

<i><br>"I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people."</i><p>Those words are often attributed to Isaac Newton. They may evoke a chuckle, but they get to the root of a problem faced by us all — irrational behavior.<p>Making decisions is one of keystone actions we all take on a …

Self-improvement

20 Little Reality Checks That All Of Us Desperately Need, Every Now Then

Staring in the face of reality isn't an uncommon feat, yet I'm sure these truths will pinch you like a necessary evil. Truth Potato is giving us …

Self-help

Opinion: Tony Robbins: 7 questions you must ask to keep a financial adviser honest

This is the first of a series of articles from life- and business strategist Tony Robbins on sharpening your investing and personal-finance …

Retirement

Billionaire CEO Sara Blakely Says These 7 Words Are the Best Career Advice She Ever Got | Inc.com

Sara Blakely founded Spanx in her late 20s. The company made $4 million in sales in its first year and $10 million in its second year. In 2012, <i>Forbes</i> named Blakely the youngest self-made woman billionaire in the world.<p>She is clearly massively successful. Yet when asked what the best advice she ever …

Sara Blakely

13 Easy Investing Apps and Websites for Millennials

Take advantage of a simple way to earn money on the side.<p>Marketer, Blogger & Entrepreneur.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one has ever complained about having an additional source of passive income.<p>Although investing always carries its risks, it is undoubtedly one of …

Investing

9 Powerful Tony Robbins Quotes That Will Redefine Your Quest for Success

Check out the fire walker's words of wisdom to help you realize your potential, both in the office and throughout your life.<p>Motivational mogul Tony Robbins grew up understanding the difficulty of making ends meet, his family often unable to afford Thanksgiving feasts or Christmas presents. Yet, a …

Motivation

Warren Buffett's Favorite Market Indicator Says Stocks Are in Trouble

He's called it the 'single best' way to check on valuations.<p>Forget trying to run complicated calculations or read the stock market’s tea leaves. …

Stock Markets

Willpower Doesn't Work. Here's How to Actually Change Your Life | Inc.com

<i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth."  -- </i>Arnold Washton, PhD<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your …

Self-improvement

If You Want to Succeed, You Need to Hit Rock Bottom First | Inc.com

I'm going to ask you to recollect what you consider to be your greatest challenge to date. Not one that simply stretched your mind but one that drained your soul. Got it? Good.<p>If it's not one you're going through right now then try, as best you can, to take a moment and put yourself back in the …

Motivation

These 4 Conor McGregor Quotes Will Have You Fighting Harder for Success | Inc.com

People love to watch other people fight. Maybe it's our competitive nature. Maybe it's the inherent danger and uncertainty of combat. Whatever the reason, millions of people are enamored with combat sports like boxing and mixed martial arts. Myself included.<p>Millions are also enamored with UFC …

Conor McGregor

This 1 Strategy Can Transform Your Business

Ever compared yourself, as an entrepreneur, to the Spanish explorer Hernando Cortés? Maybe you should start.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my work as an executive coach, and in the sales training I do, I encourage clients to play Texas Hold ‘Em poker. I do this for …

Entrepreneurship

Richard Branson's Secret to Being More Productive, in Just 2 Words | Inc.com

When it comes to inspiring entrepreneurs and business owners, Richard Branson is at the top of most lists.<p>After all, he's a billionaire who has started over 400 companies and is easily in the running for the busiest individual in the world while still enjoying life.<p>Entrepreneurs striving to make …

Time Management