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The Tools David Allen Uses to Get Things Done

GTD guru David Allen recently spoke in an interview with The Atlantic about all the things that keep him organized and productive. He uses a …

Switching From Evernote: Google Keep at Work

II<p>This is the second post in the series “Switching From Evernote.” It’s also my third post about Google Keep. Before I dive into what seems like …

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Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

The Best Leaders Are Constant Learners

As Juan Manuel Fangio exited the chicane before the blind Tabac corner in the 1950 Monaco Grand Prix, he stomped on the brake. It was a counterintuitive reaction for a racing driver exiting a corner — but one that likely saved his life. By slowing down he avoided plowing into a multi-car pile-up, …

To Stay Focused, Manage Your Emotions

A leader’s most precious resource is not their time. It’s their <i>focused attention</i>. Time merely passes, while focused attention makes things happen. When we’re able to gather and direct our attention toward a particular task or interaction, we can have a significant impact in a minimal amount of …

How Tesla, Under Armour, and Sonos Do Branding

The network effect, which describes how services and technologies become more valuable as more people use them, has driven the success of many internet companies. But it is not confined to the tech sector. One group of high-growth consumer brands, in particular, has been harnessing the power of the …

I've been writing about money for 15 years, and here are the 9 best pieces of financial advice I can give you

When my father encouraged me to study finance in college (because it seemingly offered the best return on investment), I had no idea how far that path would take me.<p>While I didn't end up working behind a trading desk or managing portfolios, my career as a financial journalist and now speaker, …

5 Years Ago He Hated His Dead-End Job. Now He's a Billionaire | Inc.com

A little over five years ago, Ryan Graves was stuck in a dead-end job. Now he's a billionaire. Here's how it happened--and how his story can inspire you to make great changes in your life.<p>The old job.<p>It wasn't terrible, really--it wasn't as if he were outside in the rain or carrying heaving objects …

Weighing Career Transition Trade-offs

One of my favorite co-workers was fond of saying, “It’s not what happens to you that matters. It’s how you respond.” Jim (not his real name) was a …

Habitual Success Charts : success

While the difference between someone who is successful and someone who is unsuccessful is stark in achievements, it is really their mentalities that …

Anal Sex Video With Adina Rivers Goes Viral

Why Is This Important?<p>Because every guy’s curious about playing the back nine.<p>Long Story Short<p>Adina Rivers, somewhat famous for her YouTube videos instructing viewers on the finer points of all sorts of sex acts, has found viral success with her latest video about anal sex. The video is <i>Star Wars</i> …

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A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

11 Websites That Will Make You Smarter About Money

Not everyone has a financial adviser, and not everyone has the time to read a personal finance book.<p>Luckily, there's the internet.<p>We've made learning about money easier for you by compiling a list of some of our go-to websites for money advice.<p>Happy browsing.<p><b>Why we like it:</b>Investopedia's dictionary …

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The 25 Most-Visited Tourist Attractions In The World

Well, the gates have opened, and tourists are pouring in to see it all for themselves. Attendance is up by 2.5 million since 2010.<p>The Forbidden City is a dream destination for some Americans, but most have never researched a trip to Everland or Lotte World. Yet these South Korean theme parks also …

Why Technology Won’t End the Marketing Hierarchy

A few years ago one of the most vexing questions for marketing executives was whether big corporations were going to have to do what Bharti Airtel had done.<p>In 2004, Bharti Airtel, the Indian telecomm company, had outsourced its vast network and IT operations—a move that Ranjay Gulati saw as …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Stop Acting Like You Work at a Big Company | Inc.com

When we think in terms of <i>ideal,</i> we generally think of our ideal vacations, our ideal homes, or our ideal lives. When someone asks you about your ideal day, you’ll probably start rattling on about a day when you’re not working.<p>But according to famous psychologist and <i>Flow</i> author Mihaly …

Read Satya Nadella's first letter to employees as Microsoft's CEO

CEO calls for focus as he warns that "our industry does not respect tradition — it only respects innovation."<p>It's official, Satya Nadella is Microsoft's next CEO, and on his first day on the job he's sent a letter to the whole staff. In the letter, Nadella speaks of what he thinks makes Microsoft a …

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7 Things Successful People Do Every Day

I have been interviewing over 30 multimillionaires, 5 billionaires, world-class athletes, NYT bestselling authors, and billionaires. Moreover, having …

Why Singapore's Economy Is Heading For An Iceland-Style Meltdown

In 2007, Iceland was celebrated for attaining the world’s highest standard of living according to the U.N.’s annual Human Development Index report. In less than a generation, the tiny North Atlantic island had transformed from a traditional fishing and tourism-based economic backwater into a …

19 Things Remarkable People Think Every Day

Each is a small thing, but each also has the power to change your life... and the lives of the people around you.

Is The Worst Really Over For The Indian Economy?

India’s finance minister Palaniappan Chidambaram would have us believe so. Earlier this week, Chidambaram said that India’s economy is on its way to recovery and will grow at 5% in the financial year ending March 2014. Experts agree that the economy has bottomed out after a two-year slump and the …