Peter Barr

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5 simple bedtime rituals that will make your mornings so much easier

With all the hype on what successful people do in the first few hours of their days, it's no wonder that we're associating mornings more and more …

The 7 Biggest Financial Mistakes to Avoid

As author and leadership guru Dale Carnegie once said, “discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success<i>.”</i><p>So, naturally, …

Real Estate

Ray Bradbury on How List-Making Can Boost Your Creativity

Susan Sontag argued that lists confer value and guarantee our existence. Umberto Eco saw in them “the origin of culture.” But lists, it turns out, might be a remarkably potent tool for jostling the muse into manifesting — a powerful trigger for that stage of unconscious processing so central to the …

How Jeff Bezos Makes Decisions

Over the last 19 years, Amazon.com has revolutionized the way we shop—and for much of that time, journalist Brad Stone has been watching closely. This week Stone, a senior writer at Bloomberg Businessweek, published <i>The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon</i>. I talked with Stone about …

Why Hustling Helps People To Become Insanely Successful

Take a page from Twitter investor Chris Sacca to take your career to the next level–put your nose to the grindstone, hustle, schlep, slog, and invent a consultancy.<p>Super lucky people get so frustratingly fortunate by finding ways to expose themselves to positive chance.<p>Such is the story of Chris …

Entrepreneurship

Minimalist Home In The Mountains

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The exterior of the cabin, constructed from rose mahogany, betrays the theme of the design out right. The overall shape is a simple cube …

Hawaiian Oceanfront Mansion With Spectacular Views And 50m Lap Pool

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>Because life in Hawaii inevitably means hopping from island to island, the rooftop deck is large enough to accommodate helicopter landings for …

Sparkling Urban Apartment Design

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The main living area is essentially one big room, divided more by furniture and feel than by walls and doors. A large and well-equipped …

Wall Street Analyst Crams 700 Years Of Data Into 12 Charts 'You Can't Ignore'

"The starting point of any financial analysis must surely be a consideration of the economic cycle: not just where we stand within the current cycle, but more importantly, where that cycle fits within broader economic history," writes Paul Jackson in his final note to clients in his role as an …

Light and Dark Apartment Design Inspiration

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>The marble half wall, where an LCD television is mounted, creates a comfortable office nook that is separate from the living area, but not …

Mark Carney calls in McKinsey to review Bank of England strategy

Mark Carney has called in US management consultants McKinsey to oversee a shake-up of the Bank of England's strategy, it emerged yesterday, in the latest evidence that the Canadian governor is determined to impose a radical makeover on the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street.<p>In a statement, a Bank …