Ranjeet Singh

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Execution Is a People Problem, Not a Strategy Problem

Photography by Joe Munroe<p>Paul,* the CEO of Maxreed, a global publishing company, was having trouble sleeping. Publishing is an industry that’s changing even faster than most other fast-changing industries, but Paul wasn’t awake worrying about his strategy. He had a solid plan that took advantage of …

Management

Successful people think differently than the rest of us — here's how you can, too

They always find a way to come out on top regardless of the curveballs life throws at them. They seem to live by the motto, "When life gives you lemons, make organic artisanal lemonade."<p>Meanwhile other people, even with the bigger advantages, somehow lack the ability to plan and execute… and end up …

The Budgeting Methods Smart Finance Bloggers Swear By

Maintaining a budget is one of those things everyone knows they have to do, but not everyone actually understands how to do it (or rather, how to do …

The best epically long books to binge-read on winter nights

Readers know all about summer reading: Juicy, plot-driven page-turners that are a breeze to read through sun-induced headaches, or can be picked up and put down between dips in the pool. But in winter, you need a different kind of book: one with a good existential crisis, or a very, very deep …

Books

The most exciting thrillers and horror movies of 2017

In the latest in our 10-part series, we run through the films we are most looking forward to next year (in alphabetical order). Today: thrillers and horror films<p>• Read more of our most anticipated films of 2017<p>Edgar Wright’s latest is a departure in many ways: his first film to shoot in the US, his …

Research: The Best Strategy for Paying Off Credit Card Debt

Many Americans struggle to pay down their credit card debts, a challenge exacerbated by the holidays when credit-card spending balloons. The Federal Reserve estimates that nearly half of U.S. households are unable to pay their credit card bills in full each month. These households owe more than …

Personal Finance

How To Use Mindfulness To Create A Healthier Mindset For 2017

Just as the body is influenced by what you eat, your mind is also influenced by your thoughts, your mindset and your life experiences. With mindfulness, you can train your mind to be in the present moment and spend less time preoccupied with unhelpful, unproductive thoughts. Recognizing that I am …

Mindfulness

4 Questions That Will Impress Any Hiring Manager in an Interview

It’s something that gets asked by almost every hiring manager at the tail end of almost any job interview: “Do you have any questions for me?” Shrug …

Employment

Fifa: the video game that changed football | Simon Parkin

Fifa belongs to a select group of titles familiar to people who have no interest in gaming – or even real football. What’s the secret of its success?<p>Jan Tian stood in nervous silence in the departure hall of Beijing Capital International Airport. Beside him, his sister held an envelope containing a …

Soccer

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

The 50 funniest films… chosen by comedians

Comedy,David Baddiel,Sarah Millican,Stewart Lee,Romesh Ranganathan,Tim Key,Stephen Merchant,Alan Davies,Bridget Christie,Bridesmaids,When Harry Met Sally,Team America: World Police,Borat,The King of Comedy,This Is Spinal Tap,The Wolf Of Wall Street,Ghostbusters,Sisters,Monty Python's Life of …

100 Clever Ideas to Earn Extra Money and Boost Your Income

A big reason why Ben and I started this blog was to help people learn all about the different ways you can <b>earn extra money</b>.<p>From simple side hustles, …

The 10 most overlooked, underrated and unfairly dismissed movies of 2016

If you take even a cursory look at the top-10 film lists floating around this year, a pattern emerges: <i>La La Land</i>, <i>Moonlight</i>, <i>Manchester by the Sea</i>, maybe a <i>Zootopia</i> or a <i>Kubo and the Two Strings</i> to even things out.<p>But there's a point at which every critic's "best films" start to blend together into a …

Here's how to protect your Yahoo account from hackers

The biggest data breach in history just tripled in size. Yahoo announced Tuesday that every single one of its 3 billion accounts were hacked from a 2013 breach. At the time of the attack, Yahoo claimed 1 billion accounts had been hacked, but after Verizon took over Yahoo, the company investigated …

Achieving Financial Success Without Extreme Frugality or a Huge Income

It’s not too hard to find stories in the media about seemingly ordinary people finding great financial success. You hear about what seems like an …

The Best Free Online Courses to Help With Your Finances

You don’t have to learn everything about money at once, but a course can teach you a lot of useful information at a reasonable pace. Especially if …

Personal Finance

The Skills You Should Highlight When You're Underqualified for a Job

You see a job you’d like to apply for—but there’s a catch, you don’t meet all of the requirements. Despite that, you know the difference between …

Employment

Marvel Ranked - Your definitive guide to each and every film

It’s your definitive ranked guide to Marvel’s filmography, starting at the beginning of Phase 1 in 2008 with Iron Man, all the way through to Doctor …

A beginner’s guide to total Android customization

Defaults are for suckers—here's how to make your phone your own.<p>We often, and quite rightly, complain about the way device makers customize the …

7 Creativity Inspiring Quotes to Start 2017.

Over the years I have collected many quotes by great people. Every now and then, I felt something was missing, and created my own quote. So, here are 7 quotes from me to inspire your creativity in 2017.<p>Great ideas are NOT accidental.<p>We tend to think that invention is accidental. However, there were …

Creativity

Mark Kermode: best films of 2016

A journey into blindness, strange magic from Japan, and an Iranian spine-tingler are among the year’s must-sees<p>Every year we hear the same horror story; that cinema is overrun by formulaic franchise fodder, with nothing but superheroes and sequels on display. Yet turn your attention away from the …

La La Land

10 Mistakes Designers Wish You Would Stop Making in Your Living Room

We're all guilty of #5.<p>The space responsible for hosting family movie marathons and game nights with friends is under a lot of pressure — after all, it has to be stylish <i>and</i> comfortable. So we went to some of our favorite designers to find out what mistakes most people make (and how to fix them) so …

The best lifehacks to help you read more, eat more vegetables, and keep your sneakers like new

I was standing in the shower recently when I realized that baked oatmeal has changed my life. Historically, my weekday morning breakfast routine has vacillated between eating and spending too much ($5 egg-and-cheese bagels) and eating too little (leftover bits of cornflake dust). Then, this year, I …

Productivity

Someday soccer will return to Chapecoense, as at Man Utd

LONDON (AP) — Someday, somehow, soccer will likely return at Chapecoense.<p>Through the grieving and after the funerals of the 19 team members who died …

F1 2016: from Rosberg and Verstappen to Ferrari, the season’s best and worst | Paul Weaver

<b>Best driver</b><p>In terms of extracting the most from himself, <b>Nico Rosberg</b>. No driver worked harder than the champion in 2016, both with his team and with himself – changing his diet, his sleeping patterns, his gloves, turning his mobile phone off for two weeks and emptying his mind of all distractions. …

Motor Racing

14 Books by Billionaires That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Christmas List

Learn from the masters.<p>Reading is an essential part of any learning process. Books give you an intimate glimpse into the minds of others. They reveal subtleties you may not yet be aware of. So, especially when you're navigating a road as ambiguous as entrepreneurship, it's a good idea to take a …

Ralph Lauren

Jagadish Chandra Bose, the Indian scientist who pioneered wireless communication in the 1890s

They don’t make them like Jagadish Chandra Bose anymore.<p>Born in Munshiganj district of Bangladesh (then part of India) on Nov. 30, 1858, Bose has a slew of achievements under his belt. He was a physicist, botanist, and even an author during his lifetime—all this even though he was not allowed …

Wireless

3 Rituals That Will Make You More Motivated

You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of “<i>I-don’t-feel-like-it.</i>” You just don’t have any motivation. …

Motivation

5 Reasons People With 700+ Credit Scores Still Get Rejected

Just because you have an excellent credit score doesn’t mean you will get approved for a credit card or loan. Your credit score is just one part of the credit underwriting process. Here are five reasons why you might get rejected, even though you have a great score.<p><b>1. You are a “gamer.”</b><p>Credit card …