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I Was a Millionaire by Age 30. These 5 Secrets Can Get You There Even Sooner | Inc.com

<i>If you could tell your younger self one thing, what would it be and why? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Dandan Zhu, CEO and founder of Dandan Global, on Quora:</b><p>From babysitter's …

4 Charisma Mindsets You Should Live By

You're reading 4 Charisma Mindsets You Should Live By, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Self Compassion

The best closing lines for 5 critical work emails

Do you speak “Millennial”? Taco Bell does. Or at least, the company hopes it’s become fluent in the language of its biggest fan base.<p>The Associated …

Taco Bell

How to be productive when your life is in chaos

In a perfect world, everything is steady. You can make plans that actually come true 100% of the time. You can anticipate things in advance.<p>But as …

Diets

This morning routine will make you a millionaire

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

Creative Work

Million-Dollar Spaghetti Recipe

"The perfect combination of pasta, ground beef, and cream cheese mixture. Unbelievably good! Serve with garlic bread and salad. Enjoy!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

• <b>Sam Dogen spent 13 years working in finance on Wall Street before negotiating his layoff (and a severance package) in 2012 at age 34.</b>• <b><br>He lives in San Francisco with his wife and baby and runs the blog Financial Samurai.</b>• <b><br>Neither he nor his wife works a day job — they earn about $200,000 a year in</b> …

Real Estate

A Week In Denver, CO, On A $140,000 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they</i> …

What Does a "Second Mortgage" Really Mean?

You'll often hear the term "second mortgage" come up when watching a movie or TV show when a character isn't in a great financial standing. "They had …

11 signs you’re going to be successful, even if it doesn’t feel like it

That’s a concept from Zen Buddhism, and it describes constantly seeing the world anew, as if you didn’t know anything about it. It’s a big advantage …

Self-improvement

How Can You Be Sure You're Really Creative? Look for This 1 Rare Sign (and Ask Yourself 3 Questions)

Scientists have discovered that this type of thinking in teams and organizations increase ingenuity and productivity.<p>There are two prevailing schools of thought related to how we think, problem solve, make decisions, and view the world: "Convergent" and "divergent" thinking.<p>If you're familiar with …

The two people CEOs need most in their life

In the information economy, high performers aren’t just being hired by companies to manage the business. High performers <i>are</i> the business.<p>In their new book <i>Talent Wins</i>, co-authors Dominic Barton of McKinsey & Co., business author Ram Charan, and Dennis Carey, vice chairman of executive search firm …

What Blockchain Can’t Do

Blockchain technology has the potential to do amazing things. It can provide an immutable, digital audit trail of transactions, and can be used to cheaply verify the integrity of data. It can help businesses and individuals agree, on a global scale, about the true state of affairs within a market …

Blockchain

9 Money Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Does the thought of a financial podcast summon images of your college accounting professor droning on and on in a too-warm lecture hall?<p>Well, it is time to ditch the flashback. Because these top podcasts won’t put you to sleep at the wheel. I’ve rounded up the best money podcasts that are as …

Podcasting

ezCater raises $100M as it looks to own office-catered meals around the world

Everyone at the office needs lunch (or in some cases dinner) — but for salespeople trying to entice a potential lead or convince an architect to pick up their project, they might need to use a free meal as a bit of a lure to get them in the room to make that pitch.<p>It was a problem that Stefania …

Startups

Leading for the long term

Successful CEOs combine winning strategies with compelling stories and constructive engagement with shareholders.

CEOs

The Three Layers of Management • Tomasz Tunguz

Imagine you come across three builders working on the same project. You ask each the same question: what are you working on? The first says, “I lay …

Cathedrals

Short ribs, anchovies, olives come together in a knockout Sicilian beef recipe

<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i><p>Life’s too short to work …

One Last Piece of Life Advice from Anthony Bourdain

Listening back through my tapes from interviewing Bourdain in 2016, I found a gem.<p>A few days before Christmas 2016, former MUNCHIES Editor-in-Chief Helen Hollyman and I shared the experience of interviewing Anthony Bourdain at Bemelmans Bar here in New York City. We recorded for nearly four hours, …

2 Must-Read Books That Will Help You Win the Stock Market Game

Jesse Livermore is the Michael Jordan of stock trading.<p><i>What are some recommended books for beginners to learn about finance and Wall Street? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John</b> …

11 Beaches in Italy That Only Italians Know About

These under-the-radar beaches offer an authentic Italian experience.<p>The boot-shaped peninsula is filled with breathtaking coastline–there’s so much …

23 Ways To Be A Little Bit Smarter About Your Money

"Think about what you want to buy in terms of the hours it took you to earn that money."

Personal Finance

You Probably Need to Rework Your Existing Business Model. Here's How

Every organization can reap the benefits of disruption. All you have to do is start thinking like an outsider.<p>Let's talk about disruption.<p>First, a definition: Disruption is a significant shift in the way a company historically operates in order to create new efficiencies or a radically improved …

Google Has an Official Process in Place for Learning From Failure--and It's Absolutely Brilliant

How do you view failure?<p>For many, the act of failing or committing a major mistake is enough to send them spiraling down into a pity party. But there is a lot to be gained from any given failure. The key is not to ask "what if," but rather, to treat the event as a learning experience.<p>To truly …

Machine Learning

5 Things You Should Do in the Morning to Build Momentum for the Entire Day

Your top priority is to prepare your mind to react with kindness, intelligence, and authenticity.<p>Because everybody's so individual, there's more than one morning routine that can achieve fabulous outcomes--don't feel like you have to follow Elon Musk or Tim Cook. Still, there are a few activities …

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

Creativity

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

How to get promoted to a leadership role: 4 key skill sets to master

Looking to move from leading yourself to leading a team or organization? Here are the skills you need to move up the career ladder.<p>Most professionals …

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand gestures have their time …

Retire Rich: How To Buy Low And Sell High

Sure, everyone wants to buy low and sell high. However, it is easier said than done and most people fail to achieve this. As a matter of fact, the …