Justin Bardin

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A Week In Los Angeles, CA, On A $36,400 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they</i> …

The 18 best books for someone just starting out in their career

Chances are, your college didn't offer classes on how to negotiate your salary, deal with a micromanaging boss, or confront annoying coworkers.<p>But there's still something you can do to prepare yourself for the tricky world of work: read.<p>Here are 18 books we think every young professional should …

Surprisingly Simple Hacks to Make You Super Productive

In his 2012 bestseller, <i>The Power of Habit</i>, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Charles Duhigg helped readers understand why they eat those cookies every …

25 of the best leadership and success books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

We've highlighted 25 below, including books by psychologists, economists, and competitive athletes. Each one offers a unique look at what it means to be truly successful and how you can achieve your full potential.<p>Read on and start stocking your shelves with inspiration.

Self-improvement

Top Three Mistakes New Employees Make

Everyone is nervous when starting a new job. They are also excited, energized and want to make a great first impression. The first few weeks at a job are critical because this is when you start setting work habits that will follow you throughout your career. It’s important to make sure those habits …

Employment

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people bury themselves in books. They commit to self-education long after they've finished college or any formal education.<p>To help make 2016 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old …

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6 Inspiring Quotes That Have Stood the Test of Time

A challenging morning can be made less difficult by reading a few inspirational or motivational quotes. Sources for inspiration can be found in the quotes of former presidents, successful business people, inventors or even your parents. A deeper meaning for each quote can be determined by what is …

13 apps that will stop you from wasting time

These 13 apps will make scheduling less painful, help you keep track of what you are spending your time on, and even punish you for checking social media too much. They'll also help you see a big picture of how you spend your time and show you small tweaks that can carve out a few more hours of …

8 Habits Everyone Should Take Up In Their 30s

Are you in your 30s? There are some great habits people pick up in their 30s that make their lives easier, healthier and more fun. Check them out …

A self-made millionaire who studied 1,200 wealthy people found they all have one — free — pastime in common

Since then, he's interviewed more than 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people over the past three decades and become a self-made millionaire himself.<p>In his research, he noticed a pastime the rich have in common: <b>They self-educate by reading.</b><p>"Walk into a wealthy person's home and one of the first …

What Paleo diet experts think – and why they're wrong

It’s been a rough year for adherents of the Paleo diet, the meat-forward lifestyle that took Robert Atkins’s ideas back 10,000 years to declare war on carbs.<p>First, the Paleo Guy himself, New Zealand nutritionist Jamie Scott is separating himself from what he thinks the movement has become. More …

Nutrition

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

Why Amazon And Google Fail

This week, the <i>New York Times</i> “revealed” that work-life for employees at Amazon is not one full of rainbows and unicorns. The article claimed that the organizational culture is so tough that employees frequently cry. Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos responded by saying that he doesn’t recognize the picture …

Here are the 14 rules behind Amazon's brutal workplace

The New York Times just published an in-depth look at some of the cutthroat tactics Amazon management uses to keep its employees working hard.<p>The article describes a pretty intense workplace — performance reviews where employees feel they have to "diplomatically throw people under the bus," for …

11 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

10 Lists to Keep If You Want to Be Successful

Avoid These Three Traps and Become a More Decisive Leader

I recently oversaw a study designed to clarify the relationship between pivotal decisions and leadership. Based on our nationwide survey of 500 …

21 Interesting Apps To Train Your Brain

From better memory to improved focus, and less stress to productivity, we found 21 interesting apps to help you train your brain.

14 Smart Apps To Improve Your Work/Life Balance

Some days we just have too many demands competing for our precious time – between work, family time, hobbies and personal goals, managing our time in …

The Best Lunch for Keeping Hunger at Bay

THIS will help you stay fuller longer? Sign. Us. Up.<p>Every so often, new research comes along that's so awesome, we can't believe the findings are actually true. The latest: Eating half an avocado at lunch could help you feel full until dinnertime, according to a study published recently in <i>Nutrition</i> …

Nutrition

19 Resolutions That Are SO Much Better Than Going On A Diet

Diets are the worst. But healthy living is awesome!