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Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

The 87-year-old chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway once gave us a breakthrough principle of taking charge of one's life. Let's revisit it.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest …

How Elon Musk Used This Simple Mental Strategy to Build Billion-Dollar Businesses

How the SpaceX and Tesla founder turns complex problems into simple solutions<p>How do you start the most successful private space company if you're not a rocket scientist? Or bring electric cars into the mainstream without a background in the automotive industry?<p>It might seem like everything Elon …

How a Laid-Off Computer Engineer Built the Most Successful Product on Amazon

A small company with no marketing budget, and it consistently has one of the top-selling products on Amazon. Here's how it all happened.<p>This is a story about initiative, opportunity, true success--and just maybe how it can inspire you to do something similar yourself.<p>Nearly a decade ago, when …

7 Important Life Lessons Everyone Learns the Hard Way

It's better to look back on life and say: "I can't believe I did that" than to look back and say: "I wish I did that."<p>As elders are always telling younger people, experience is the best teacher. But if you can take in a life lesson without putting yourself through difficulty--if you can benefit …

The 2 Truths That Reveal Why We Don't Accomplish Our Goals (And Ultimately Accept Failure)

Failure is more of a choice than we think.<p>Growing up, failure wasn't allowed in my household.<p>I remember being twelve years old, barely a step into middle school, when I caught the flu the morning of a jump rope fundraiser. My father walked into my bedroom, saw me still under the covers and said, …

Do You Have These 4 Weekend Habits That Set High Performers Apart From Everyone Else?

The average person shifts to cruise control during the weekend while the high performer is gaining an edge for the upcoming week.<p>The pursuit of excellence and growth in various areas of your life is no easy feat. Reaching a level of high performance requires diligence and properly allocated times …

A Weight-Loss Expert Explains Why We Sabotage Our Goals (and How to Stop)

"I exercised this morning, so I’ve earned this pizza." "I’m stressed out after a rough day, and chocolate helps me relax." "I can treat myself. It’s …

Weight Loss

How to download music from YouTube and transfer it to your Android device

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way this is a great option but it’s far from ideal. For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

Android News

To Be Successful, Burn Your Boats

“If you want to take the island you need to burn the boats.” —Tony Robbins<p>Nearly five years ago, I was facing an important decision, a career …

The Overthinker's Guide to Getting Sh*t Done

Don’t overthink. Do.<p>Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people.<p>When you spend too much time picturing what a project is …

The Primary Barrier Stopping You From Everything You Want In Life

Jack Canfield once said, "Everything you want is on the other side of fear."<p>Jack Canfield once said, <i>"Everything you want is on the other side of fear."</i> And he's right. But I'm going to take it one step further.<p>Pain, discomfort, shock, boredom, impostor syndrome, awkwardness, fear, being wrong, …

Self-improvement

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

If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p><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 …

4 lessons from history’s great innovators that you should never forget

I spend a lot of time reading about entrepreneurship and innovation because I admire people who take sensible but daring risks. I want to be more …

11 things to give up if you want to be a millionaire

According to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, almost anyone has what it takes to become a millionaire.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

<b>Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.</b><p>In the article “Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong”, the researchers behind …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

I Have 15 ideas to Change Your Life—Do You Have Five Minutes?

I’m the last person to say that life is easy. I don’t think that’s the case at all. But there’s one thing I’ve learned in recent years that changed …

Self-confidence

22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

Selfies

5 Things Successful People Do After Getting Rejected

Rejection hurts. But that doesn't mean it has to be useless.<p>Your hopes were high, and now they've been dashed. You received a curt, "Thanks, but no thanks" for an opportunity you were really excited about.<p>There's no way around it -- rejection is tough for all of us. And, while there's nobody out …

This Is How A Finnish Education Platform Will Scale Innovation For The Next 100 Years

By Louise Jack5 minute Read<p>Finland may be less ostentatiously hipster than its Scandinavian neighbors but it <i>is</i> filled with forward-thinking and …

Education

You Only Need 5 Hours A Week To Be Successful (With This Learning Approach)

Dreams — Mysterious, bewildering, eye-opening and sometimes a nightmarish living hell. Dreams are all that and much more.<p>Here are 20 amazing facts …

Sleep

If you want to earn more, work less

Studies show people who work less are more likely to get a raise or bonus than those who overwork. Mark Johanson reports on the downside of long working hours.<p>When Stuart Nomimizu relocated from Birmingham, England, to Tokyo his friends and family in the UK started to worry. Not only did they …

Your 3-step plan to bench press 1.5 times your weight

Bench pressing 1.5 times your body weight means that, pound for pound, you’re stronger than most guys in the gym.<p>Here’s how to lift bigger plates:<p>1) …

Students Zap Their Brains For a Boost, For Better Or Worse

Last October, Matt Herich was listening to the news while he drove door to door delivering pizzas. A story came on the radio about a technology that sends an electric current through your brain to possibly make you better at some things — moving, remembering, learning. He was fascinated.<p>The …

The Brain

18 habits of highly successful people

But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely.<p>Over on Quora, there's a thread dedicated to sharing some of those learnable behaviors. We rounded up 11 intriguing ones below.<p>You'll notice that none of …

Self-improvement

6 Lies You Must Stop Telling Yourself

We all lie to ourselves about certain things: <i>Tonight I'll turn my phone off at a decent hour. Mom really did love that scarf I gave her. The person</i> …

Mental Health

Millennial Innovators Are About to Leave Big Cities

Datto, a billion-dollar data backup company, was not founded in Silicon Valley.<p>Austin McChord founded the business out of his parents’ basement in …

5 Things I Had to Unlearn After Quitting My Corporate Job

The traits that made me successful in the corporate world limited my growth as an entrepreneur.<p><i>"That's a wrap!"</i><p>The director had just let everyone know the two-day production of our commercial shoot was complete. About five minutes later, I went outside the studio, called my boss and resigned.<p>I was …

Building An Innovation Culture (When You're Stuck With A Lot Of Non-innovators On Payroll)

How do you encourage a culture of innovation at your company, when your employees seem all too comfortable going along with the status quo?<p>This is the challenge I face as a company culture consultant striving to drive culture change. And, while it’s not easy at first, there is a process.<p>Let’s say …

Innovation

Get Bigger Shoulders: The Only 5 Moves You Need

One of the easiest ways to look great in your shirts and suits is to have a yoked set of traps and round, cannonball deltoids. Unfortunately, just …