rjharder

115 Flips | 1 Magazine | 4 Likes | 8 Following | 58 Followers | @rjharder | Keep up with rjharder on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “rjharder”

Tired of Ending Your Emails With 'Regards'? Here Are 69 Other Options

In case you're tired of your same old email sign-off, this list provides many alternatives.<p>I have an embarrassing confession: The vast majority of the time, I sign off my emails with "Thanks!" It doesn't matter if I have anything to show appreciation for or not--it tends to be my default …

Productivity

The Morning Ritual That Helps Tony Robbins Stay Positive All Day

Here's how the life coach begins each day with such positivity.<p>Tony Robbins is a positive person ― indisputably so. As a life coach, the “I Am Not Your Guru” star has spent decades empowering people to live the lives they want, and he always seems to do it with a smile. Robbins’ seemingly boundless …

5 5-Minute Routines That Will Make You Wildly Wealthy and Successful

Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time.<p>Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time. The ultra-wealthy may seem larger than life, but if we break down the habits of millionaires and …

Self-improvement

An MIT Scientist Claims That This Pill Is the Fountain of Youth

I recently received in the mail a small cardboard box, solidly constructed and colored a subtle metallic gray, from the future. ELYSIUM HEALTH was …

How tiny 'natural nanobots' attack cancerous cells

The powerful drugs that kill cancer unfortunately also kill some healthy cells and cause nasty side effects. Millions of tiny robots could solve this …

Immunotherapy

You’ll Want to Copy This Teen’s Hilarious Money-Saving Hack

Daniel Cabral had a rough go of it last week. As he told the world via Twitter, he lost his credit card, his ID AND his job in one fell swoop. Oof!<p>Luckily, despite his string of bad luck, Daniel’s sense of humor remained fully intact.<p>Subsequently tweeting his genius hack for saving money — a good …

Opinion: Investment firm that called the 2008-09 crash doesn’t like most stocks or bonds

You need a portfolio of at least $5 million to get in the door as a client at Boston-based money management firm GMO.<p>And with some reason. The firm …

Investing

Stick to your investment strategy amid market volatility

<i>Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.</i> – Tom Landry<p>With National Football League training camps opening up next month, I'm reminded of the wise words of the great former Dallas Cowboys coach and Football Hall of Famer Tom …

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus On This Instead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the path to those things starts by setting a specific and …

20 Must Watch YouTube Channels That Will Change Your Business

I confess that when I watched my first business video on YouTube, I winced. It was bad. The lighting was terrible, the editing was frightful and the host sounded like yet another corporate drone that has come to define the modern executive.<p>But then, I started to discover a few gems, then a few …

Entrepreneurship

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

One bright spot in the US economy keeps getting better

On Friday, the Commerce Department released its second estimate of gross domestic product in the second quarter.<p>It showed that the economy grew 1.1%, revised lower from the 1.2% print earlier reported, and in line with economists' expectations.<p>Personal consumption, which surged in the second …

5 Reasons Your Sales Team Isn't Selling

Sales. It's pretty black and white. For your salespeople, there are several reasons why the closing isn't happening as often as you'd like.<p>Sales is a numbers game. Except when it's a people game. This constant dual-brain thinking can cause imbalances on your sales team that lead to down cycles. How …

Selling

Why the hottest investment trend in the world could have worse economic outcomes than Marxism

Earlier this year, we highlighted data from Vanguard that showed that money parked in funds seeking to meet rather than beat a benchmark index had risen to $4 trillion in 2015 from $11 <i>million</i> 40 years ago.<p>Analysts at Bernstein led by Inigo Fraser-Jenkins, however, argue forcefully in a new note to …

20 Small Habits That Create Lasting Happiness

Be proud, happy, and excited when you walk out the door in the morning.<p><i>How do you simplify your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, motivational speaker,</b> …

Productivity Apps

3 Simple Ways to Stay Motivated All Day Long

Learn how to create an environment that cultivates success.<p>Motivation is important. <b></b>Most successful people have the drive necessary to continue their journey of self-growth. However, even the most achievement-oriented people come to a point when their motivation levels are depleted.<p>In order to …

Motivation

The Great Market Tide Has Now Shifted To Risk-Off Assets

In the conventional investment perspective, <i>risk-on assets</i> (i.e. investments with higher risks and higher potential returns) such as stocks are on a …

How Nasa's Juno Jupiter probe could be about to solve the solar system's biggest mystery of all

It is, say experts, the hardest thing Nasa has ever attempted. Little wonder, then, that the cheers of its jubilant scientists reverberated around the world, last week, as spacecraft Juno arrived in the Jovian system after an epic five year, 1.8 billion mile, journey.<p>‘Welcome to Jupiter,’ said …

The Not-So-Secret Trick That's Helped Millions of Americans Get Rich

Image source: Getty Images.<p>America may be the land of opportunity, but it has also become the home of some of the most blatant income inequality in the world.<p>According to the Global Wealth Report from <b>Credit Suisse</b>, which uses a proprietary formula to rank income inequality by country, the United …

Hedge Funds No Longer Have Any Idea How To Trade This Market

Several days ago we posted an update to our favorite trading strategy since 2013: namely betting on the stupidity of the "smart money" and <b>going long</b> …

5 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Daily to Achieve Success

It all comes down to self-awareness.<p>Constant improvement is not easy. Whether it is a skill, or a positive quality, or a way of life you are looking to cultivate, staying on the positive side of the growth curve takes work.<p>My entire life, I have been immersed in worlds that have taught me how to …

Motivation

This Income Strategy Earns $1,555 A Month

It started out as an experiment. It wound up being one of the greatest investment discoveries we've ever found.<p>A little more than six years ago, …

Retirement

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template

Writing a business plan doesn't have to be an intimidating task, but it does require foresight, honesty, and plenty of research. Here is an outline and some smart tips to help get you started.<p>Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business …

Small Business

Companies may have paid $18 billion more than they should have, and Wall Street might get the blame

Barely a day goes by without someone adding to the chorus complaining about difficult trading conditions.<p>The problem, the argument goes, is that there is no liquidity. Investors can't buy and sell bonds as easily as they would like.<p>The market for new bonds, in contrast, seems to be fit and firing. …

25 Super Sales Secrets

5 experts reveal the sales tips that'll help you close the deal.<p>14 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many entrepreneurs, making their first sale is a monumental task. A million questions pop up, such as: How can I make my product stand out from those of my …

sales

Shy Entrepreneurs Can Use the Power of Silence and More to Master Negotiating

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an introvert, you may feel like you have some disadvantages that your extroverted counterparts don’t have to deal with. However, this isn’t exactly true. In reality, you merely operate best under a different set of …

Self-help

BARCLAYS: Extreme financial market volatility is here to stay

However, like a switch was flicked, sentiment turned around dramatically from mid-February. Risk assets soared, the global economy — only weeks after it was about to implode — was looking good once again.<p>Chalk and cheese. A game of two halves. Jekyll and Hyde. No matter your description, it's been …