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Carroll Quigley: History of Banking and Money

<b>History of Banking and Money</b> <b><br>Key Excerpts From Carroll Quigley's Tragedy and Hope</b><p><b>"There does exist ... an international Anglophile network ... which</b> …

Warren Buffett once proposed a 4th Law of Motion to explain the pitfalls of active management

The groundbreaking laws explain the relationship between a given body and the forces acting on it, and changes in the body's motion in response to those forces.<p>But Newton's good old three laws are not enough for Warren Buffett .<p>Back in his 2005 annual letter to shareholders, Buffett suggested that …

Investing

How to Make a Great First Impression with Your Place | The Art of Manliness

It’s date night. You and a gal have been out a few times and tonight you’ve invited her over your place for the first time for a dinner you’re …

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

Law graduates hit by stiff competition, legal aid cuts and falling crime

Samuel Clague completed his law studies four years ago. Then, when the solicitor's training contract he had eagerly pursued evaded his grasp, he established an agency to help those similarly qualified find work. He already has 10,000 aspiring lawyers on his books.<p>In a country where there are as …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

9 Inspiring Books To Get You Back On Track When You're Lost

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

Psychology

11 Tips For Startups To Gain Initial Traction

One of the most challenging facts that you’ll have to come to terms with is that no matter how innovative your product is, you won’t have any customers if they aren’t aware of your startup. Even more challenging is figuring out how to attract your first customers when you have a limited budget and …

Marketing

10 Stealthy Techniques for Self-Promotion

Marketing is a lot like fishing—some companies cast a wide net to scoop up whatever they can get, while others use bait and wait it out until the right customer takes a nibble. To be successful, you need a combination of both techniques to not only grab a large number of new customers at once, but …

The Poor Worry About Money. What Do The Rich Worry About?

A study conducted by Business News Daily found that “the main source of stress for most people is money.” And, the findings of a recent study by GoBankingRates.com showed that financial fears took the lead ranking among four out of the top ten fears:<p>“Always living paycheck to paycheck”<br>• “Falling into …

The Best Productivity Apps of 2018

Buckle down and get productive with these excellent apps for managing your work, organizing your life, collaborating with teams, and much more.<p>PCMag …

20 Things Average People Do That Prevent Them From Being Successful

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

How Booze Affects Your Fitness

The summer nights are upon us, friends and family are hosting delicious BBQs, people are celebrating the sunny weather, but before you go too mad …

How to Be Successful in Your Twenties | The Art of Manliness

<b>At age 20:</b> Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard and cofounded Microsoft, and Sir Isaac Newton began developing a new branch of mathematics.<p><b>At age 21:</b> …

Simon Woodroffe: The Yo! Sushi boss who beat depression

<b>Simon Woodroffe felt he was down on his knees just before he founded restaurant chain Yo! Sushi.</b><p>At the time he was 40 years old, recently divorced, out of work - and battling depression.<p>"When you are really down you lose your confidence and your self esteem," says Mr Woodroffe, now 62.<p>"I was down, …

East London

100 Tips About Life, People, and Happiness

1. True wisdom and insight is always free.<p>2. Give your power over to no one.<p><b>3. Going into the unknown is how you expand what is known.</b><p>4. Get a …

Inaccurate “Truths” About Birth Control – & One Real Fact You Can’t Dispute (LIST)

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that closely held, for-profit companies can claim a religious exemption to the Obamacare requirement that they …

16 brilliant quotes from Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's right-hand man

And then he met Warren Buffett.<p>The rest is history.<p>As vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Munger is Buffett's right-hand man. He has an estimated net worth of $1.19 billion.<p>Like Buffett, Munger is incredibly sharp in his wit and investing wisdom. You might even argue that his words are more blunt …

Investing

Marketing's New 'Power of Now'

Not very long ago, the consumer mind-set was very much an intentional act to go online—to boot up and log in. Today we live online and are virtually …

Customer Experience

How Much Does a Website Cost?

As Technology Consultants, we get this question a lot. Not only with potential clients, but also during casual conversations with friends, family, on …

Sleeping Habits of the Rich & Famous

Even though we are all told that the recommended amount of sleep is 8 hours, everyone seems to function differently on the same amounts of sleep. The …

12 Signs Your Company Has An Enviable Workplace Culture

Use these signs to build a healthy company culture, one employee at a time.<p>Many years ago I worked for a small organization that was effecting change on a national level. It was known for excellence, vision, and world-class leadership. It had a clear mission and strategy. With my acceptance into …

21 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Some of these features are buried in the Settings menu while others are hidden in plain sight.<p><i>(Note: Some of these features may only be available in iOS 8 and higher)</i>

Apps

Travel Tips: How to Stylishly Survive Long Flights in Coach

<i>Today, we’ve got travel style savant Hitha Palepu from travel blog Hitha on the Go, helping us travel in style. After her consultant husband got</i> …

Five Surprising First Date Deal Breakers

All kinds of things can go wrong on a first date, but not every pitfall is as obvious as you think. According to one survey of over 1,300 singles, …

How to Live a Rich Life Without Lots of Money: 14 Precious Things That Are Free

<b>“Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.”</b> <b>~</b><b>Oscar Wilde</b><p>Does the …

26 Important Dating Takeaways From "Master Of None"

"You send her a picture of a turtle climbing out of a briefcase."

How to Snap Out of a Funk

Have you ever been in a ragingly dangerous bad mood?<p>A slumpy, frumpy, dumpy, funk?<p>This ain't the good kind of funk that gives you a sick beat and great dance moves. Nope, I'm talking about the burnt-out, stressful funk that hits even the best of us on low days.<p>You know when you just can't snap out …