Josh Thorner

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How Low Should You Squat?

You probably can't squat better than a baby. It might sound funny, but when you look at technique, it's true. If you have a child, watch how easily …

The 'quitter's mindset' could be the secret to success

She looked out the window, and back down to her desk where a full-time offer letter from Lola sat, awaiting her reply.<p>It didn't matter that she'd only finished her first year. Or that most people she asked said it was a mistake.<p>She knew it was time to make a change, and she did.<p>Chisa made the …

Self-improvement

5 Nuggets of Wisdom That Guarantee Success in Life and Work

Success is often defined by power, prestige and profit. Yet many who achieve these status symbols eventually ask: "Is this all there is?" How disappointing it must be to invest so much time and energy in achieving challenging results only to realize your ladder of success has been leaning up …

Motivation

10 Morning Habits You Should Steal From Super Successful Entrepreneurs

Mornings are the most productive time of the day. One of the many reasons for people becoming super successful is that they know how to make the most …

Learning this skill is essential to anyone who wants to start investing in stocks

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>A screen displays the ticker symbol and information for Goldman Sachs on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Thomson Reuters You …

Investing

6 easy-to-start habits that could help you build wealth

<i>"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit,"</i> Aristotle said. And that's good advice. Yet some habits are hard to start or stop. Like, smoking, for one. Or ... complaining about your boss.<p><i>Related: 10 Powerful Habits That Will Make You a Millionaire</i><p>Other habits, …

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Relationships

In 5 years of studying rich people, I found they use a daily tool that never occurs to most of us

The best to-do lists incorporate daily activities that help move you forward in life towards accomplishing your goals.<p>But to-do lists alone will not make you a success. While it's important to get things done, it's equally important to avoid doing things that wash out all of the benefits of a to-do …

Self-improvement

Why Creating A To-Do List Is Derailing Your Success

Most of us make them, but to-do lists make us more stressed and don’t account for how long tasks take. Here are three things to do instead.<p>Nearly two-thirds of professionals write to-do lists, but 41% percent of all to-do list items never actually get done, according to research from the …

11 choices that rich people make that the rest of us don't

Rich people think and act differently than the rest of us. They aren't born with this “rich mentality” — they learn how and then choose to think and …

Self-improvement

Building Your Creative Toolkit

No matter what your thing is, you rely on your tools: sharp pencils, no-slip rulers or that tape that sticks to stuff without screwing it up. But …

Have You Settled for a Less-Than-Ideal Life?

I pulled my hood over my head as I looked down into one of nature's most magnificent creations, and one of my favorite things: a gorgeous waterfall.<p>We were ten kilometers into our hike at Yosemite National Park in California, and I wasn't at all tired. I was energized, drinking in every moment, …

Roam

31 Things That Will Happen When You Finally Decide To Live Your Dreams

Commit to living intentionally.<p>506<p>SHARES<p>You’ve been thinking about this for a long time, haven’t you?<p>You’ve reveled in shallow friendships, numbed …

Self-improvement

You'll Never Become a Successful Entrepreneur Until You Stop Doing These 8 Things

Steering away from these common pitfalls can make all the difference in getting your business off the ground.<p>In every situation, every game, every event, you're bound to have winners and losers--and business is no exception. In fact, nine out of 10 startups fail to gain traction and end up closing …

Business Strategy

I became a millionaire in my 30s, and here's the best advice I can give you about investing

In their 50s or 60s they realize they'll need to work until they're so old and sick that they just can't work anymore. This is a s----- life, and I want something better for you.<p>I just read the book "The Millionaire Fastlane" by MJ DeMarco. He talks about two ways to build wealth: the slow lane, …

Retirement

9 Things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

Becoming a millionaire by age 30 is possible — and you don’t have to found the next Facebook or Snapchat, or win a Powerball jackpot, to do so.<p>Plenty …

Self-improvement

8 Success Factors Even More Important Than IQ (Infographic)

Which success factors are most impactful in your life and career?<p>Cracking the question of what factors will best lead you to success can help you focus on the right areas of your personal development and make you more successful in your career, business, and life in general. After all, you don't …

Emotional Intelligence

How Walking Away Leads to Profit, Happiness and Success

"And what happens if you just leave?" I remember my business coach asking one afternoon when I felt particularly overwhelmed. "Won't you be able to do your job better if you take some time to care for yourself?"<p>I looked around me at the piles of work on my desk - the emails to be answered, …

Happiness Hack: This One Ritual Made Me Much Happier

Studies show adult friendships have a significant impact on our happiness, health, and well-being. Here's how a simple routine had the biggest impact on my happiness over the past year.<p>When my wife and I moved to New York City in 2001, recently graduated from college and newly wed, we were eager to …

Going on a date? 10 red flags and other secrets women need to know

<i>When Michael Lockwood was a single divorced dad, he'd often write down dating advice that he planned to give to his daughters when they grew up. Years later, he's turned those thoughts and advice into a book "Women Have All the Power, Too Bad They Don't Know It."</i> <i>It's a wake-up call to women who</i> …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

8 Limiting Beliefs That Cause Most Life Problems

No matter what goal you want to achieve, no matter what you think your blocks might be, or what problems you might be experiencing in your life and …

Self-improvement

Here's why the eight-hour workday doesn't work

The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual …

6 Easy-to-Acquire Habits That Will Help You Build Wealth

Real Estate Investor and Co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast!<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit,"</i> Aristotle said. And that's good advice. Yet some habits are hard to start or stop. Like, smoking, …

Self-improvement

Your showering habits could be doing your skin more harm than good - it all depends how you wash

Your alarm goes off, you press snooze, it goes off again. Beaten, you get up and jump in the shower and try to face the day.<p>What you do next however …

Having Sex Can Protect Your Brain from Aging

A new study brings good news for men.<p>286K<p>SHARES<p>If, after a particularly enjoyable roll in the hay, you've thought you yourself, "Ah, this keeps me …

The Brain

Here's Why Millennials Are Getting Married Later Than Ever

It has to do with finding oneself. And avoiding divorce.<p>An article last month in the <i>New York Times</i> invited readers to "Meet the New York Bachelors Who Yearn for Something More." It told the stories of older men (well, 35+) who were sick of the dating game and ready to settle down and have kids. The …

Relationships