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Improve Your Listening: 15 Tips to Improve Your Listening | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Tony Valdes.</i><p>Welcome back to our three-part series on becoming better listeners. In the previous installment, …

Self-help

Cannabis Investing: 2 of the Easiest Stocks to Buy to Play the Legal Weed Boom

Despite Attorney General Jeff Sessions' best efforts, the legal cannabis industry has been set ablaze in recent years. And the continued growth in …

How to Spot a Liar, According to a Pro Poker Player

What works at the poker table works at the negotiating table too.<p>If you want to learn how to structure M&A deals or optimize business processes you should probably go to business school. If you want to learn to evaluate other people on the fly, you could try getting really good at poker …

Chasing Down a Mentor to Help You Grow? Be Ready to Answer These 4 Questions

Do you want someone to mentor you? Before you ask them to step up, make sure you know the answers to these 4 questions.<p>One of the most important strategies for personal and professional growth is to strategically surround ourselves with mentors and advisors that have achieved what we want to …

Index Funds For Beginners: How to Get Started with Investing | The Art of Manliness

“I have no idea what I’m doing.”<p>I don’t know about you, but despite my repeated attempts to fully understand and grasp how investing in the stock …

Good Posture: Its Importance, Benefits, and How-To | The Art of Manliness

Take a peek into most every office in America. What do you see? Workers hunched over their computers. Look at your fellow commuters on the subway. …

The former Target manager who made millions in a trade that just blew up wants you to know he's doing just fine

Seth Golden's life irrevocably changed in 2011 when someone emailed him the prospectus for a fledgling investment product.<p>At the time he was the manager of a Target store in Florida and trading on the side. The email contained an idea that would turn him from amateur trader to multimillionaire.<p>And …

13 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about politics

If you feel like you want to binge on some Netflix documentaries but broaden your knowledge of politics at the same time, we've got you covered.<p>Netflix has an array of political documentary shows and films — many of which are among some of the best ever made.<p>The documentaries on the platform will …

10 Brutal Lessons You Need to Learn Before Getting Rich

You'll never have enough billions to buy a new personality, so start improving the one you got for free.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a common perception that upon obtaining wealth, the positive and negative qualities in people become more pronounced. …

From Steve Jobs to Oprah: 28 Leaders' Commencement Speeches That Will Make You Re-Think Success

The best advice from Steve Jobs, Oprah, Barack Obama, J.K.Rowling, and many more on how to rethink success.<p>It's both inspiring and comforting to hear how those we admire succeed in the face of failures, setbacks, and barriers, and there's perhaps no better format than the commencement address to …

The Afterlife of Pablo Escobar

In Colombia, a drug lord’s posthumous celebrity brings profits and controversy.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>When Roberto Escobar was the head accountant for the Medellín cartel, in the nineteen-eighties, he handled billions of …

5 Pieces of Hard-Won Wisdom From Billionaire Warren Buffett

The Berkshire Hathaway owner and CEO revealed his approach to business in the the company's annual letter to shareholders.<p>In the world of business, the people who fly closest to the sun and take the biggest risks are often the ones that get the biggest share of the spotlight. But there is something …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

North America

Non-Toxic Pest Control? Aunt Fannie's Founder Sees Big Market In Consumers Who Are Sick Of Chemicals

Back in 2008, Mat Franken was frustrated: His son, Cass, then two, was suffering from a variety of immune-related ailments, including eczema, asthma and vitiligo, and nothing seemed to help. “His immune system was on overdrive,” recalls Franken, now 39, who worked in private wealth management then. …

Pest Control

How to Make an Omelet | The Art of Manliness

In October, we received an incredible response from our article on “How to Make Better Eggs.” As many of you highlighted in the comments from that …

The Simple Way to Find Your Passion, According to a Founder Who Built a Billion-Dollar Brand | Inc.com

There's a lot of talk about finding your passion, doing what you love, and making an impact in the world.<p>There's nothing wrong with these statements and I'm glad they are popular. However, there's not enough discussion about how to actually find your purpose and make impact.<p>That's where Tom Bilyeu …

Entrepreneurship

5 Affordable Restaurant Franchises You Can Start for 5 Figures

If you want to make food but don't have the dough, these food franchises are actually accessible.<p>Associate Editor, Contributed Content<p>Starting a restaurant can be a risky proposition, in large part because of the high price tag associated with finding a physical location, buying equipment and …

What Is a Family Limited Partnership?

Want a way to protect your family's wealth from the IRS? Enter the FLP.<p>We all want to avoid taxes, and not just the kind imposed on our weekly or …

15 Books Every First-Time Manager Should Read | Inc.com

<i>High Output Management:</i> Dickerson declares himself to be a "huge fan of this book, wish I had read it long before I did."<p><i>The Essential Drucker:</i> He's equally enthusiastic about this one, saying "absolutely love Drucker -- much of what he wrote 50 years ago is more relevant than anything you read …

Self-improvement

With Entrepreneurs Freaking Out After Facebook's Drastic Newsfeed Change, Here Are 4 Things You Can Do Right Now to Survive

With its recent changes, Facebook has caused pandemonium with entrepreneurs. But there are things you can do to survive -- and thrive.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the hours following the announcement from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday that the social …

The 25 most influential books ever written about business

<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>Warren Buffett — arguably the most skilled investor of our time — said reading 500 pages a day was the key to success, because "that's how …

Bill Gates

Forget Cryptocurrencies, Invest In Platforms

If the story of 2017 for the financial world turned in large part on the mainstream recognition of Bitcoin, then the story for 2018 in the …

Cryptocurrency

4 Cryptocurrencies That Could Surpass Bitcoin

Could bitcoin's dominance as the world's largest digital currency by market cap soon come to an end?<p>Historically, the stock market has been the …

The Value Of Bitcoin

So... in the past week, I've been asked for advice on Bitcoin by my brother-in-law, my local realtor, and close friends from as far away as …

Meet PIVX, the Privacy Coin That Performed 57 Times Better Than Monero in 2017

This little-known cryptocurrency logged a nearly 142,000% gain last year.<p>Throughout history, the stock market has been the greatest creator of …

Asian Regulators Increase Oversight on Cryptocurrency Trading and Mining

Kenetic Capital Managing Partner Jehan Chu and Bloomberg's Cory Johnson discuss cryptocurrency regulation in China, and the drop in value of ripple …

Ripple: Avoid At All Costs

Though less dominant than ever, Bitcoin (COIN) still remains the market leader of cryptocurrency, but in its shadow much is happening. Recently, …

Cryptocurrency

What to Know About and How to Buy Tron, the Latest Surging Cryptocurrency

Given its connections, this one is especially intriguing.<p>Another day, another upstart cryptocurrency on the rise. After huge weeks for bitcoin …