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How to be smarter with money: 8 simple secrets

Everyone wants to know what the next great investment is. But that’s the wrong question. If you want to make money over the long haul, picking …

Personal Finance

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

This 10-minute routine will increase your memory and creativity

Memory and imagination are inextricably connected. In fact, your memory is imagined. It’s not concrete nor objective fact. But rather, your memory is …

Creativity

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Mark Twain

How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful than You

Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power than you do? How do you decide whether it’s worth speaking up? And if you do, what exactly should …

This is how to be charming: 5 secrets from research

Being charming. Is there a more enviable quality? We’d hate charming people if we didn’t love them so much.<p>I’ve covered how to be sexy and cool but …

Is your home making you unhappy? The quick fix interior tips to boost your mood

Two years ago, Victoria Harrison was unhappy; burnt out from her commute, stressed at work, not sleeping, and living on chocolate and coffee. When she looked at her friends, also successful 30-something professionals in their dream jobs, she noticed something similar.<p>“We were all tired but wired,” …

Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Mindfulness

If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

Dear Managers: This Is How and When to Give Useful Feedback to Your Employees

If it's a one-time harmless mistake, do you really need to bring it up?<p>You know that giving your employees feedback--both positive encouragement and constructive criticism--is crucial to being a good manager (if you don't, read this and this).<p>But <i>where</i> and <i>when</i> you give it is just as important as …

These 3 habits can completely transform your confidence

Most people misunderstand confidence …<p>They think that people are just naturally confident.<p>This is false.<p>People who have unearned levels of …

How to accomplish more in 30 days than most people do in 365

“The best ambition killer is trying to play someone else’s game.” — Dan Sullivan<p>Craig Ballantyne, author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the …

Motivation

10 soothing tech tools to keep you happy at work

Work takes up a lot of our time, or around 92,120 hours over our lifetime, to be exact. So, it’s not hard to work out why being happy at work is so important. Studies have found that happy workers are healthier, more productive, and even more likely to get promoted.<p>So how exactly do you improve …

Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even "drives people?" (Maybe into the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 1 Simple Habit 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. Let's revisit it.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest …

Want More Respect at Work? Try This 1 Simple Framework

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 …

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 …

Career Development

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, …