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9 sneaky psychology tricks companies use to get you to buy stuff

And marketers may not be scientists, but they've mastered the art of using your psychology against you. By exploiting your vulnerability to different style of propaganda, companies can trick you into buying more stuff and paying more for it.<p>We've scoured the research on some of the strategies …

Psychology

France Is Set to Convert Hundreds of Miles of Roads Into Solar Panels

Enough to power 8 percent of France’s population.<p>In a significant gesture towards environmentalism, the French government has decided to turn 620 …

The hedge fund manager who nailed the subprime crisis says China's problem right now is 4 times as big

The letter, seen by Business Insider, warns that China has a problem much bigger than the subprime crisis in 2008.<p>Bass was one of the hedge fund managers who correctly predicted and profited from the mortgage crisis in 2008.<p>The problem in China, according to Bass, is the banking system and its …

Markets

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

London flats costing up to £1m outsell more affordable homes

Thousands more high-priced flats sold in 2015 than those costing around £300,000, despite fears for first-time buyers<p>London property developers last year sold more than twice as many two-bedroom apartments costing between £650,000 and £1m as cheaper homes priced at about £300,000, according to …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

Many people spend their 20s getting some unhealthy behaviors out of their system — like sleeping until 2 p.m. on Saturdays and spending all their …

These are the British companies that made people a ton of money in 2015

Of the top ten gainers on the FTSE100 index in 2015 — all of which saw their value increase my more than 30% — four were major property developers.<p>This is all thanks to the worst kept secret in the country right now: <b>Britain needs more housing.</b><p>The UK's markets shut for the year at 12:30 p.m. GMT …

Top 10

6 Simple Changes That Will Make Your Brain Work Better in 2016

Spend this year taking care of your brain. You'll be amazed at the results.<p>That 3 lb. organ between our ears controls everything we do. We depend on it for literally everything from deciding which holiday presents to exchange to keeping us breathing. Yet most of us spend more time and energy trying …

5 Habits That Will Guarantee Your Failure in Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your daily habits define who you are. You are practically what you do. In the words of Winston Churchill: "Success is not final, failure is not fatal -- it is the courage to continue that counts." If you have ever failed in the past but …

Motivation

52 behaviors of highly successful people

1. They don't rationalize or trivialize failure — and stop themselves when they are tempted to make excuses.<p>2. They have an off switch. They know how to enjoy the moment, relax, and enjoy what they have in their life already.<p>3. They don't confuse their job with their identity.<p>4. They are more …

Self-improvement

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Startups

The cheapest flat in London? Clapton 'studio' on sale for £75k

This 75 sq ft flat in east London has a guide price that puts it in the same bracket as a parking space in some parts of the city<p>It’s in a popular part of London, it has a long lease, it’s handy for the station – and it’s on the market at a guide price of just £75,000. A Christmas miracle? Not …

Housing

Is UK property still attractive for investors?

The worldwide property market seems to move at lightning fast pace that sometimes markets which were in vogue yesterday seem to fall by the wayside. …

Investing

9 fab empowering TED talks that will zoom you towards SUCCESS

Is SUCCESS important to you? Check out these techniques that will empower you to take action right now. You'll zoom yourself towards success.

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Tony Robbins explains how he sustains energy with no stimulants and little sleep

Robbins is not only the personal performance coach of business leaders like Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones, he's the head of a conglomerate of companies and the main attraction for long, incredibly lively seminars that he has relentlessly given around the world …

The success habit I wish I knew 18 years ago

<i>How the top 2% think. Literally.</i><p>Most people live in a reactive state. They work on stuff until someone distracts them. Then they react to what the …

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Real Estate

7 Industries Born to Fuel Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With so much competition in the field today, being an entrepreneur has never been harder. Only the best ideas thrive and turn into growing, successful businesses. Yet entrepreneurs also have more opportunities than ever before to compete …

Small Business

Mapped: the London boroughs you can no longer afford

Rising house prices in the capital are making it increasingly difficult for buyers on a budget to purchase their first home, so which areas are still affordable?<p>House prices in London have rocketed by so much in the past year that even some of the capital's most affordable boroughs are now out of …

Five Keys That Every Investor Looks for in a Startup

Here are a handful of the things that most investors look for in promising startups. Which do you find most valuable, and which do you believe are irrelevant?<p>As an entrepreneur who's looking to attract funding, it's imperative that you understand what investors are looking for in startups. By …

Startups

300 Motivational Quotes to Help You Achieve Your Dreams

An epic collection of inspirational quotes for any occasion.<p>Need a quick dose of inspiration? Need a quick surge in motivation? You'll definitely find it here ...<p>"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." --Chinese proverb<br>• "If you set your goals ridiculously high …

7 mental shifts that helped me become a millionaire by 22

In the last 12 months, I've generated a million dollars in commissions in one of the most competitive industries on the planet, where my average competitor is at least double my age with 10 times the tenure in the business.<p>I have a master's degree from a prestigious university, which I received …

Self-improvement

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