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The four pledges I took to make my life better

Life is all about change. As they say <i>“we cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are”.</i> It takes great courage and perseverance to …

Using Your IRA to Buy Real Estate

There are other ways to invest in real estate in your IRA that won’t jeopardize your account’s tax-advantaged status.<p>Q<i>I'd like to invest in a rental</i> …

5 5-minute routines that will make you wildly wealthy and successful

Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time.<p>The ultra-wealthy may seem larger than life, but if we break down the habits of millionaires and billionaires, we can see that their small, personal, daily routines are just as crucial as the big …

Self-improvement

15 Ways To Wake Up With Motivation

Through all of the stories of great successes, it’s the men and women who found their <i>motivation</i> and consistently used it as their main drive to reach …

Motivation

4 Things You Can Do at Your Desk to Be Happier

Sure, lounging on a tropical beach would lift your mood, but so will these simple strategies you can do right now.<p>Happiness is a big, central goal for many of us and so is can feel like achieving it must involve big actions. But while finally learning to paraglide or making that career change you …

Happiness

Project Management Team Success – 7 Reasons to Include Event People

Who are the event people on your team?<p>Even if you aren’t planning and developing events, you should have “event people” involved on your project …

How I Changed My Environment So That I Could Reach Success

<b>Editors note:</b> <i>I received this great and inspiring story from Sheldon Scipio earlier today, and found that it embodies the truths of how most people</i> …

10 Creative Ways To Make Money Online

If you’d claimed it was possible for the average guy on the street to <i>make millions of dollars online</i> just a decade ago, the chances are good you’d …

Selling

Twelve Time Management Habits to Master in 2013

Nearly three hundred years ago, Benjamin Franklin came up with an approach to changing habits that has yet to be surpassed. A young adult seeking to straighten out his act, Franklin developed a list of thirteen virtues, jotting down a brief definition of each. These were character traits he took to …

25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

11 All-Natural, Instant Energy Boosters

Coursera partners with state universities to bring online education to millions

Coursera just announced a partnership with some of the largest state universities in a bid to bring online education to millions of students.<p>The online education provider has teamed up with 10 state university systems and public university flagships, including the State University of New York …

U.S. Entrepreneurship Hits Record High

A report issued last week by Babson and Baruch Colleges points to an exciting trend in the U.S. economy: The percentage of adults involved in startups in 2012 hit 13%–a record high since Babson began tracking entrepreneurship rates in 1999.<p>Better yet, the vast majority of these folks started …

TC Makers: 3D Printing Wizards At Shapeways Show Us Their Brand New Queens Factory

It’s rare to see a company that is so established yet as cutting-edge as Shapeways. The company, founded in 2007 as a spin-off of Royal Philips Electronics, began as a one-off 3D printing service that offered basic plastic items for sale online. Over the years, however, the company has branched off …