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The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

Atlanta Airport Blackout Sends Message to Terrorists: America Is Unprepared

A single-point failure makes the world’s busiest airport go dark for hours and traps thousands of passengers. It’s what phase one of an attack could …

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

5 Habits That Improve your Mental State, Motivation and Productivity

Most entrepreneurs have an intuitive understanding that mental health is important to the success of their business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is a lonely, difficult journey. You're running your own business and dealing with the fact that your …

Mental Health
Empathy

Trick Yourself Into Spending Less Money With These 5 Hacks

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, then the good news is you're not</i> …

Personal Finance

Anchored by Discipline and Patience

Strict adherence to its investment process and a long-term time horizon have paid dividends for Schafer Cullen Capital Management and its clients.<p>As a young naval officer on the U.S.S. Essex, Jim Cullen learned that in a fogged-in harbor, a skilled navigator could pilot the 27,000-ton aircraft …

Top Investment Advisors: Where to invest $10,000 in 2017

Where to Invest $10,000 Right Now<p>Five experts reveal the opportunities they see around the world.<p>By Suzanne WoolleySuzanne Woolley<p>A few months ago, …

Investing

The 25 best personal finance books to read in 2017

Luckily you don't have to do much searching. I've compiled for you a list of the 25 <b>best</b> personal finance books to read this year. The books on this list are incredibly varied, from true personal finance books by gurus like Dave Ramsey, Robert Kiyosaki, and Tony Robbins, to value investing classics …

Personal Finance

How to make your investments pay a monthly 'salary'

It is the goal of many investors: getting a regular income from a portfolio without having to lift a finger.<p>In the past, receiving a monthly income from a portfolio could be problematic, as dividend payments were sporadic.<p>Now there are a range of options for those who want their portfolio to pay …

17 Passive Income Ideas for Automating Your Cash Flow

Putting your effort in upfront and collecting the returns forever after is the foundation of financial freedom.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Passive income has long been the holy grail …

Small Business

The Best Investing Advice for 2017 From Fortune’s Experts

<b>By Matthew Heimer</b><p>Photographs by Robyn Twomey for Fortune<p>December 5, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p>Insights from the panelists at our annual roundtable<p>For seven …

Markets

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

Bill Gates

Convert 35mm SLR Film Camera to Digital

It is a fairly easy and inexpensive project to mount a Sony Nex onto a spare SLR camera back to convert your old film camera into a multispectral …

Cameras

The Perfect Budget Worksheet to Manage Your Savings Goals

There are a lot of great reasons to save: you might want a nicer car, a bigger home, or a honeymoon in Italy. Maybe you just want to pay off your …

40 Creative Food Hacks That Will Change The Way You Cook

When it comes to food hacks, you probably think you've seen them all. Here are 40 innovative hacks that will change the way you cook in the kitchen.

How To Appear Confident When You Feel Insecure

Whether you’re about to step on stage to give a presentation, or you’ve just entered an important job interview, self-doubt could lead to failure. If you look insecure, your audience may be distracted from your message and they might not take what you have to say seriously.<p>A little insecurity and …

Self-help

How To Read People: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

These 7 Cool Tech Tools Can Help You Change Your Life

Want to break a bad habit or start a good one? Tech can help.<p>Changing your habits is hard. Really hard. Maybe that's why there are so many experts offering advice on exactly how to approach your quest for a better lifestyle.<p>No doubt many of these tips are helpful, but as with any difficult …

Project Management

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his publisher that he would write a new book titled, <i>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</i>.<p>Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other …

Procrastination

Meal Prep: 4 Muscle-Building Bowl Recipes to Make for Lunch or Dinner

Instead of eating off a plate (how common!), the hot new restaurant trend is plopping everything into—wait for it—a bowl.<p>What, not revolutionary …

8 Underrated National Parks That Will Leave You Speechless

National Parks such as Yellowstone, Yosemite, or the Grand Canyon are rightfully some of the most famous destinations in the U.S. They're iconic and …

A new productivity trick created by a product designer could change the way you get things done

A large community of people are obsessed with bullet journaling because it's customizable for every person; you can alter it to fit your needs.<p>Designer Ryder Carroll created this analog system to give his notebook more purpose than ever.<p>The basic components of a bullet journal, according to the …

Productivity

Investing ideas for your IRA

Don’t skimp on growth. Invest that money so it works for you.<p><b>Key takeaways</b><p><b>✔ When choosing investments, think about how comfortable you are with</b> …

Retirement

10 Ways to Break the Cycle of Laziness

These simple tricks will help you increase your daily productivity.<p>Laziness begets laziness.<p>Why go to the gym tonight? After all, you haven't gone in a week. Why take out the garbage when your whole apartment is a mess?<p>Good points. But it's time to break the cycle.<p>We browsed two Reddit threads on …

Procrastination

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

What Every Introvert Must Know About Leadership

<i>The MPW Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions</i> …

Introverts

This Summer’s 14 Must-Read Books

• Author: Wired Staff. Wired Staff Culture<br>• Date of Publication: 06.03.16. 06.03.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The concept of the “beach read” …