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15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Energy-boosting life hacks that don’t involve caffeine or sugar

Your busy work schedule and complex lifestyle take a massive toll on your body: You’re often exhausted during the day and feel like you have to …

A Day Without Distraction: Lessons Learned from 12 Hours of Forced Focus

Here are the rules: All work must be done in blocks of at least 30 minutes. If I start editing a paper, for example, I have to spend at least 30 …

Hiring For Entrepreneurs: Why You Are Bad At It And What Tools You Can Use To Get Better

Hiring great people is hard work for businesses of any size but entrepreneurs and small business owners tend to be particularly bad at it.<p>According to Jay Goltz, founder and CEO of Artist Frame Services in Chicago, and author of <i>The Street Smart Entrepreneur</i>, entrepreneurs are often the worst people …

Employment

9 Thought-Provoking Quotes About Work-Life Balance

<i>By Heike Young</i><p>No matter how good you are at your job, you probably often think: <i>I could be doing more</i>.<p>Call it work-life balance, work-life …

The productivity trick one author used to write over 40 books

Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of non-fiction, 12 short stories, 2 plays, and an assortment of articles and letters.<p>Trollope achieved his incredible productivity by writing in 15-minute intervals for three hours per day.<p>His strategy is explained in Mason Currey's book, …

Time Management

Warren Buffett's 9 Tips for Happiness and Success

Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent …

Self-improvement

23 Things Your Kids Will Never Understand

Technology is moving fast. Like, really fast.<p>Seriously, your kids are going to have no clue about so many things we were using only 10 or 15 years ago. Here's some of the tech they'll never use, and experiences they'll never understand:<p>1. The floppy disk.<p>Forget the fact that the average floppy disk …