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7 Surefire Strategies To Build Massive Wealth According to the Top 7 Finance Books

Here are the 7 books I’ll be referencing, in no particular order.<p>I’ve concluded that <b>building wealth and becoming rich isn’t that complicated</b>. It’s …

Self-improvement

Dogs and Humans Share More Than a Psychological Bond, Gut Science Reveals

'We are more similar to man's best friend than we originally thought.'<p>For thousands of years, dogs and humans have kicked it side by side. Over the …

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks 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>Navigating the job search as a candidate can feel pretty opaque. From your perspective, it's difficult to identify which skills you should …

Employment

In a Stunningly Aggressive Email, Elon Musk Gave 5 Brilliant Lessons That Everyone Should Adopt

This wasn't an email suffused with charm. But you can learn a lot from it<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>He's so funny, that Elon Musk.<p>He's so cool, too.<p>He dresses like a '90s rock star and seems to find the time to have a lot …

Common Signs That Your Workplace Culture Needs a Reboot--and How to Do It

Manage your culture before it manages you.<p><i>By Mattson Newell (@MattsonNewell), director for partners in leadership, and an expert and author on breakthrough communications, global human resources, and talent development</i><p>Companies encounter external roadblocks to success all the time, from the …

Employment

7 ways to boost your success while working less, according to a 5-year study

If you've ever wondered why some people perform better at work than others, the answer lies in how they spend their time, says Morten Hansen, author …

6 Mushrooms That Act as Turbo-Shots for Your Immune System

Does the thought of medicinal mushrooms scare you off? Take a deep breath and stay with us. Yes, we’re going to tell you to put mushrooms in your …

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

Federal Reserve proposes new capital rules for Wall Street

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Tuesday proposed new rules that could allow some large banks to reduce the amount of capital they must hold as a cushion against a future economic shock.<p>FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington September 16 2015. REUTERS/Kevin …

Wall Street

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Employment

10 Things Introverts Wish Their Extroverted Partners Understood

We have to mentally prepare for social situations. Try not to spring plans on us at the last minute. 😬🙏<p>Introverts and extroverts, different as they might be, often end up as romantic partners. Perhaps it’s a case of opposites attracting; the two personality types balance each other out.<p>The …

Man Assumed 30-Pound Tumor Removed from His Stomach Was Just a "Beer Belly"

Kevin Daly thought he'd just gained weight.<p>Kevin Daly had no idea why he had a beer belly. “I don’t even like beer,” he told the <i>New York Daily News</i>. …

50 Personal Finance Habits Everyone Should Follow

Start by spending less than you earn every month.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that</i> …

Here Are Some Great Business Ideas for Women with No Start-Up Costs

For budding female entrepreneurs who have little or no cash to start a business, things don't come as easily as they do for their male peers. Banks, …

How to Buy Time After Receiving a Job Offer You're Not Totally Sold On

How to keep an enticing job offer on the table while you take time to decide.<p>Congrats! You just got a job offer. Maybe this is your dream job and you're ready to go all-in. In that case, here's how to sweeten the deal and get a start date on the books.<p>But what if you're waiting on other offers? Or …

After 5 years of studying millionaires, I learned there's a particular type of habit that will keep you from getting rich

I spent five years studying the daily habits of hundreds of rich people. In my bestselling books, "Rich Habits" and "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life," I shared some of the important findings from that study.<p>During my research, I learned that the self-made rich adopted specific habits that …

Self-improvement

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …

Success

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

How I Knew: 9 Women on When They First Entered Perimenopause

Aria was 40 when she woke in the middle of the night so hot she felt as if she were in a sauna and sweating so profusely that her t-shirt was …

10 subtle signs you're smarter than you think you are

You might be surprised to know which of your quirks can reveal your inner genius.<p>1. You accept that there are plenty of things you don't know<p>You may think that pretending you know everything, even when you don't, makes you come across as smarter. But in reality, people who aren't afraid to be …

Psychology

Why the secret to nailing an interview is the exact opposite of what everybody thinks

Congratulations, you’ve made the short list of candidates for your dream job. Now all you have to do is pass the final test: <i>How do I walk into the</i> …

Employment

Can You Restore Your Vision Naturally? This Eye Doc Says Yes

If you have ever been diagnosed with an eye condition such as macular degeneration or cataracts, the doctor might have told you: "All we can do is …

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

Self-improvement

Why You Should Always Put a Coffee Filter In Your Flower Pot

Plants add vibrancy to our living spaces like nothing else quite can. And although tending to them isn't necessarily hard, they <i>are</i> living things that …

Coffee

21 Things Fiftysomethings Wish Twentysomethings Knew

"Inside every old person is a young person who’d like to get out." H/T Quora<p>"[...]By going through the motions you will eventually gain it." — L. Lee<p>— Tim Dees<p>"[...]Having kids can be a huge expense, milestone, and disappointment. Aaaaand there’s the other side too…" — Bill Dred<p>"[...]Often our …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

• Their focus shifts from <i>why</i> they’re writing music to <i>what</i> their music has brought them. Consequently, they are either satisfied with their results and no longer have the drive to write more. Or, they desire to make more music but the fire (their “why”) is gone, and thus, they can’t create the same …

Success

Don’t let your opinions go unheard: 10 things every introvert needs to learn to start winning at life

opinion<p>London based food/travel/lifestyle blogger. Always searching for the best gluten free destinations and constantly creating wonderful new …

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut, dispensing and gathering information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the closest estimate …

Information Systems