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The 14 toughest tongue-twisters in the English language

<b><br>1. 'Pad kid poured curd pulled cod.'</b><p>A team of researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology say that this is the most difficult tongue twister <i>in the world.</i> Can you say it ten times fast? The psychologists who created this tongue twister said that people who attempted to say it either …

Beer

7 Toxic Thoughts You Need to Stop Now (If You Want to Succeed)

All actions results from thought, so it is thoughts that matter.<p>Are you the kind of <b>person who overthinks</b> and <b>overanalyzes everything</b> so much that you end up working less effectively than you'd like?<p>The good news is you're not alone. It's a trait shared by many, many people--particularly those in …

Self-help

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second …

Self-improvement

The 1 Dead Giveaway That Your Boss Doesn't Care About You

These signs suggest that your boss is neglecting your relationship<p>If you're in charge of a team at work, one of your top goals this year should be improving your leadership skills.<p>Too many of us start phoning it in once we get promoted to management and leadership positions because we overestimate …

Leadership

10 Things All Inspirational People Immediately Stop Doing (to Discover Genuine Happiness)

Meaningful life changes start with letting go of what's not serving you.<p>Be honest with yourself.<p>You are the problem--the one creating your own suffering. You--the voice in your head reading this, thinking about past experiences, and dreaming of the future--are the only one responsible for your …

Warren Buffett Says This Is The 1 Simple Habit That Separates Successful People from Everyone Else

The 87-year old chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway once gave us a breakthrough principle of taking charge of one's life. Lets revisit it again.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is now 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second …

Following This 1 Simple Framework Will Make You Way More Respected at Work

It can be devastating when you feel you're not getting the respect you deserve. Fight back with this framework.<p>There's very little more soul-crushing than when you don't feel respected and valued at work. I'd venture to say that over the portfolio of our career, we all will experience, at a …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

What your poo can tell you about your health

Get ready—we need to talk about something a bit, um, off-color right now. “Poop!” says Parsley Health nutritionist Adrienne Dowd, with enough …

I was already an organized person, and writing my to-do list at night has still changed everything

For years, I started my day the very same way: I'd sit down at my computer and jot down my lengthy to-do list. Everything was listed there—the projects I needed to complete, the emails I needed to answer, and those little reminders that have a way of mysteriously falling out of my brain.<p>I assumed …

Productivity

10 beliefs that are holding you back from success

But are they holding you back from success? Chances are, the answer to that question is a resounding yes.<p>But what beliefs are holding you back and how does the world actually work?<p>I've been fortunate enough to speak to some professionals who have made significant progress in their careers. They …

Self-improvement

7 pieces of investment advice from Warren Buffett

What if that rich man built his wealth the same way you are building yours - through investing?<p>What if that man were Warren Buffett?<p>What would you ask? Would you try to learn something that would completely change your entire world of financial success?<p>Perhaps you feel like that would never happen. …

Investing

Here's exactly what to say in a thank you email after you've interviewed

Yes, the hard part may be over, but there is still a critical step left in the process — the thank you note.<p>Although many see a follow-up email as a formality, a CareerBuilder survey revealed that 22% of managers said they were less likely to hire a candidate if they didn't send a thank you note.<p>I …

Employment

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

Self-improvement

What is Amazon, really?

In the beginning, Amazon.com sold books.<p>Today Amazon is a titan of e-commerce, logistics, payments, hardware, data storage, and media. It dabbles in plenty more industries. It’s the go-to site for online shoppers and merchants alike, a modern necessity that independent sellers love to hate. Prime, …

eCommerce

Dad Shares Disturbing Messages Sent To 7-Year-Old Daughter On Popular Music App

Dad shares messages sent to his 7-year-old daughter on Music.ly<p>Music.ly is an app that let’s users create and share 15 second clips of themselves lip …

100 trips everyone should take in their lifetime, according to the world's top travel experts

But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritize one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked 20 top travel bloggers and writers/editors from the likes of Lonely Planet, Suitcase, and Airbnb for the top five destinations they've ever visited — …

Asia Travel

24 favorite books of executives, founders, and CEOs that everyone should read

The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.

Innovation

Detoxing Smoothie Recipes to Lose 10 Pounds in 72 Hours

If you want to start the year with “wow” weight loss, we’re pretty sure we’ve found a plan that can make it happen. Women testing a three-day “ultra …

A sleep scientist reveals his 7 personal secrets to getting a good night's rest

That doesn't mean it's easy to get an adequate and consistent amount of sleep every night, though.<p>For expert tips on sleeping better, Business Insider turned to Patrick Fuller, an associate professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School who studies sleep.<p>Fuller gave us the lowdown on what he does …

Harvard Medical School

14 sleeping habits of unsuccessful people

It's advice we've all heard before — for a good reason.<p>The more quality shut eye you get, the more refreshed you'll be in the morning. In turn, that'll set you up to effectively tackle the challenges of your day.<p>On the opposite end, as Arianna Huffington told Business Insider, there's a direct …

Alzheimer's Disease

Argentina: A look into Latin America’s most global tech hub

AreaTres, a center of entrepreneurship in the city, is one of the largest co-working spaces in Latin America and includes over 220 members and more than 65 companies. It is led by Martin Frankel and it recently announced a partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs.<p>Another center in the city is …

9 signs you'll never be rich

Contrary to popular belief, "Everyone has the same opportunity to acquire wealth," says self-made millionaire Steve Siebold. But is wealth in the …

Green vacations: 10 places that don't cost the Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Travelers are more socially and environmentally conscious than ever, seeking to get away safe in the knowledge they've had minimal impact on the planet's resources.<p>With 2017 named as the United Nations' International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the spotlight is even more on …

CNN

10 books to read if you want to get rich

There is no denying that successful entrepreneurs read books.<p>From real estate investing to how the largest wealth managers impact the global market, this list of books deals with all the most prominent aspects of finance and investing, which are extremely beneficial for entrepreneurs (and anyone …

Personal Finance

3 Workplace Habits of Happy and Engaged Employees, According to Research

This book, soon to be released by Harvard Business Review Press, reveals the secret to happiness at work.<p>An increasing body of evidence from positive psychology experts the likes of Richard Davidson, Shawn Achor, Barbara Frederickson and others confirm a simple fact: Happy people are better …

Employee Engagement

Can strangers fall in love after asking each other these 36 specific questions?

Mitch and Greg from AsapSCIENCE sat down with Tech Insider to explain their experiment with the 36 questions. A study had found that these questions could create a bond between stranger strong enough, it could make them fall in love, and AsapSCIENCE put it to the test.<p>Here's the full list of 36 …

Relationships

4 traits great bosses display every day

I've done my fair share of researching what true leadership looks like over the years.<p>What I've found is that all great leaders have one thing in common: They lift up their employees and help them to joyfully achieve their goals so they can thrive and succeed.<p>Does that sound like an overused, …

Leadership

13 habits of unsuccessful people

Bad habits die hard.<p>And while having one doesn't necessarily make you a failure, that doesn't mean you shouldn't work on dropping some of your worst vices.<p>Some bad habits could cause others to view you as unsuccessful, while others may be indicative of a larger problem in your career — and …

Self-improvement

These 3 Emails--From the CEOs of Starbucks, Microsoft, and Amazon--Teach Extraordinary Lessons in Leadership

3 top CEOs. 3 extraordinary emails. 3 brilliant lessons in leadership.<p>How would you describe an effective leader?<p>There are many ways to answer that question, but most would agree that true leadership involves the ability to practice what one preaches, to set the example, and to inspire others.<p>Over …

Leadership