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Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

The Best Men’s Fragrances Of All Time

These are the best men's fragrances ever created - from Calvin Klein and Jean-Paul Gaultier to Tom Ford and Chanel - as well as advice from fragrance …

Fragrance

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Men Can Get More Wear From Suits By Learning How To Wear Them Casually

If you’re going to drop a serious chunk of cash on your suit, you’d be foolish not to get as much wear out of it as possible. Just because a suit is …

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

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

Sam Walton founded Walmart at age 44; Julia Child published her first cookbook at 60. Your best years may be way ahead of you.<p>It'll depend a lot on …

This all-in-one trimmer and shaver makes grooming my facial hair easier than ever

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Philips Norelco<p>Most men take pride in their facial hair. In many ways, it's an extension of their personal style. The same way guys like to …

Steve Jobs Was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

MacBook Air

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

Entrepreneurship

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

Apple Reveals Storming Apple Watch Success In Best-Ever Quarter

The financial results just revealed by Apple have been much-anticipated and highly contested with rumors switching from disappointing to outstanding. In the end, Apple had what it called ‘the biggest quarter in Apple’s history, with broad-based growth that included the highest revenue ever from a …

If a woman has these 14 qualities never let her go, scientists say

People in long term relationships will someday get to the point where they need to ask themselves: Is this really the person I want to spend the rest …

Relationships

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018

Want to know what to read in the new year? Here are six books that will help you gain new skills, build better teams... and become an even better you.<p>Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are …

Stephen King

10 Little Things That Mean So Much to Women

Grand gestures and gifts aren't unwelcome — who doesn't like to be spoiled every now and then? But it's not the material objects that truly prove to …

8 Bad Relationship Habits You Need To Kick Before Getting Married

Don't walk down the aisle without reading this first.<p>When you’ve been dating someone for a while, it’s easy to form bad relationship habits, which, if left unchecked, have the power to crack the very foundation of your partnership.<p>We asked therapists, psychologists, professors and other …

34 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Successful

When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time?<p>1. Wasting five minutes.<p>When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time? Most people use it as an excuse to rest or laze.<p>By lazing for five five-minute breaks each day, we waste 25 minutes daily. That's 9,125 …

Motivation

5 Encouraging Mantras to Recite When Your Company Makes You Feel Ordinary and Small

Far too many are working someplace that makes them feel like just a number, at best. These five doses of perspective will reignite your personal power.<p>As a writer, speaker and ex-corporate veteran I've had exposure to thousands of people slogging it out in the trenches of Company XYZ, trying to …

Self-confidence

The 10 best perfumes for men

10 Things Women Want to Hear From Their SOs

Actions speak louder than words, but that doesn't mean that what you say doesn't hold significance in your relationship. There are certain things women appreciate, and they don't always involve gifts and flowers. Oftentimes, sweet reminders of how much you care can go much further than those types …

Sweet niece

This Man Spent Three Years Proposing to His Now-Wife and It Was Amazing

If this isn't the proposal to top all proposals, then we don't know what is. And guys, take some serious notes. After a week of dating, Timothy Chee knew he wanted to spend the rest of his life with his now-wife, Candice Catherine. A second week into their budding relationship, Chee sent Catherine …

20 Ways to Accidentally Ruin the Next 20 Years of Your Life

It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.And so often, against our better judgment, we accidentally make the wrong …

Days of our Lives

Here are 7 life lessons contained in every self-help book ever written

I’ve got a background in sales. And every salesperson I’ve ever met has the same obsession (aside from money), and that’s that they are all addicted …

25 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Rethink Life, Love and Happiness

The spiritual leader of Tibet and widely seen as the human embodiment of peace and love, His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama is a powerful example to …

4 ways to bring more meaning into your life

There's no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>"Meaning in life" is one of those things everybody insists …

Fidelity will no longer be marriage requirement under draft Italian law

Married couples in Italy will no longer have to pledge fidelity to each other under a draft law being considered by Parliament.<p>MPs are considering an amendment to article 143 of Italy's civil code which would remove the word "fidelity" from Italian marriage contracts.<p>The promise not to cheat is a …

LGBTQI

13 Secrets to Being Super Successful

The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.<p>Super successful people understand that there are traits, behaviors, and actions they must take in order to succeed.<p>Their thinking is, "I will do what it takes to get to where I want to go" They know success doesn't come to …

Self-improvement

Ultra-Rare Lamborghini Veneno Roadster Goes For $5.5 Million

Willing and able to spend crazy money on a supercar, but not “selected” by Ford for the new GT and denied by Ferrari the privilege to buy a LaFerrari …