Mario Rosas

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Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” <i>— Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner</i><p>Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day …

Why our 30s are the Best Time of our Lives.

<i>“Your 30s are about discovering the truest, healthiest version of yourself.” ~ Career Contessa</i><p>In our 20s we often think that life couldn’t possibly …

13 Habits Science Shows Will Help You Fall Asleep Faster And Sleep Better

Sleep is hard, especially in a world where people spend their time busy and stressed.<p>But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and …

How to Tame the Wanting Mind

Have you ever wanted something so badly that you prayed for it, you saved up for it, and/or you worked really hard for it? Then once you got it, you …

Mindfulness

Hermann Hesse on the Three Types of Readers and Why the Most Transcendent Form of Reading Is Non-reading

“At the hour when our imagination and our ability to associate are at their height, we really no longer read what is printed on the paper but swim in a stream of impulses and inspirations that reach us from what we are reading.”<p>Categories are how we navigate the world, for better or for worse — …

Meditation, Mindfulness and Sleep Can Radically Impact Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial drive that inspires us to work tirelessly in service of our vision is one of the integral components of building a great company from scratch. No game-changing organization has ever been created without diligent …

Mindfulness

Never Work In An Office Again: 20 Insider Tips From A 33-Year-Old Who Is Traveling The World

At the age of just 33, Anita Dhake had saved enough money that she was able to quit her day job, retire early, and travel the world. You can read her story in my Forbes column here. She also blogs about her amazingly inspirational life on The Power of Thrift. “I love my life because I feel like I …

Personal Finance

Want To Retire In Your 30s And Travel The World? This Woman Did

Most people think you need to wait until the retirement age of 65 to stop working and escape the 9-to-5 grind. Ever thought about what it would be like to retire early and travel the world? Anita Dhake, a former Chicago-based lawyer, had that fantasy — and she was so driven that she quit her job …

Retirement

10 Ways Traveling Solo Will Change Your Life

Go ahead, ugly cry. It's good for you.<p>I could tell you I decided to go away alone because I wanted an adventure, or because I was about to burn out and needed a break; but, the real reason I headed off on my first big solo journey was a bruised ego and a bit of a broken heart. I needed to be far, …

Time Management
Mindfulness

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he dropped out of Harvard to start Microsoft, and in a few short years he made it the most profitable corporation in the world. It’s tempting to think that he must be one of the smartest people who ever lived.<p>Gates is undoubtedly …

Psychology

How Mindfulness Can Change Your Life #infographic

Each individual is unique. And he has no one else to say that he is exactly the same with somebody. He may have his twin brother, but they are not …

5 books that inspired billionaire CEO Elizabeth Holmes

Since dropping out of Stanford at age 19 to found her health-technology company in 2003, Holmes has raised $400 million in venture capital and become a billionaire in the process.<p>Theranos is founded on the idea that a single drop of blood can provide enough information for a complete, inexpensive …

Literature

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

Computer Science

How Steve Jobs Trained His Own Brain | Inc.com

Steve Jobs is one of the two or three greatest icons of high tech, rivaled only by Bill Gates and perhaps Mark Zuckerberg. He's mostly known for his legendary ability to create innovative, groundbreaking products.<p>What's less known, though, is that Steve Jobs was a pioneer in what was once a rather …

Meditation

Forever young: Meditation might slow the age-related loss of gray matter in the brain

Since 1970, life expectancy around the world has risen dramatically, with people living more than 10 years longer. That’s the good news.<p>The bad news …

Robin Hood in Reverse

State and local taxes in the United States take the most from those who have the least, undermining efforts to redress inequality.<p>Those who earn the least pay the most in nearly every state across America. Or rather, the poorest citizens pay the highest proportion of their incomes to local and …

Middle-class

27 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Was Younger

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

Genius

Why You Don't Need a lot of Money to Travel

<i>Note: Since I originally wrote this article, I have booked a flight from Dallas to Dubai for 300 bucks using a resource mentioned below.</i><p>I often hear people say the reason they don't travel as much as they would like is because "it's too expensive."<p>Hearing this gets me excited because:<p>A) Challenges …

Personal Finance