Robert Rieter

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The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

How to Hack Your Brain and Reprogram Your Habits (Like a Computer)

Do you struggle with overcoming bad habits? Do you find it difficult to stick with an exercise routine and constantly find yourself back where you …

Genetics

What to Do When You're Stuck in a Negative Mindset

Shift your negative energy by seeing what's possible.<p>Last week, I was invited to do a Facebook Live session. Arriving at the studio I felt a bit intimidated with all the cameras and lights and action of a live set. The purpose of the session was to promote my new book called <i>Match In The Root</i> …

Self-help

Zakk Wylde's Blazing-Fast Chromatic Blues Shred Lick

A couple years back, Black Label Society frontman and Ozzy Osbourne axeman Zakk Wylde stopped by <i>Guitar World</i> HQ to shred through a bluesy chromatic …

Guitar

Master Your Chores and Your Work With Time Management Apps

Working at home means you’re surrounded by all of your stuff: from that pile of dirty dishes in your sink to that pile of laundry that’s still …

Time Management

Why You Have to Stop Networking If You Want to Succeed

Networking is out. Connecting is in. Here's what that means for your relationship building.<p>Business relationships are critical for top-performing growth. These relationships don't just launch your career to new heights, though. Relationships are a means of cultivating ideas, encouraging …

Leadership

Learn to choose the right scale for your guitar solo with these 5 cunning blues licks

<b>Choose the scale for the sound you’re after with these five licks written specially to give a certain sound...</b><p>Minor pentatonic scale over dominant …

Electric Guitar

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Says You Don't Need to Know Much to Be Successful. But You Do Need This

In a world where most would rather be known as a leader than a "manager," there's a lot to be learned from Ma's philosophy.<p>Jack Ma is one of the most successful businessmen in the world. Despite very modest beginnings (he was an English teacher who reportedly earned only $12 a month teaching at …

Self-improvement

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

Five Pop Songs With Awesome Riffs (And How To Play Them)

These'll be stuck in your head all day.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>When you think of great guitar riffs, pop music isn't usually what comes to mind.<p>In his newest lesson …

Guitar

Learn 5 essential blues guitar rhythm grooves with this easy lesson

Arm yourself with the rhythm chops to see you through any blues jam...

Electric Guitar

Here's What Happened When I Started Running My Life Like a Business

Building systems into your day-to-day can change your life.<p>I wear the same thing every day. My banking is 100% automated. Once a year, I go to Costco and stock up on an entire year's worth of essentials. My wife thinks I'm a little OCD (and you probably do too!) ... but I firmly believe …

Small Business

How to Clean a Fretboard: Basic Guitar Maintenance Tips

Despite being just a thin strip of hardwood glued down to the neck, a fretboard is one of the guitar’s most important components. It’s the contact …

Woodworking

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

Every Great TED Speaker Uses These 3 Writing Techniques

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

Public Speaking

98 guaranteed ways to lose weight

98 guaranteed ways to lose weight<p>While you’ve been trying your best to keep up with your New Year resolutions, losing weight easily yet effectively …

Nutrition

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

11 mind-expanding TED Talks to watch if you have 20 minutes to spare

Over the past several years, TED talks have brought insights from the most prominent academics, business leaders, and writers to the masses.<p>If you want to get some quick enlightenment, look no further than this list of some of the most thought-provoking and mind-expanding TED talks available.<p>From …

TED Talks

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Ray Dalio

How to ease anxiety with the '54321' mindfulness trick

When anxiety threatens our peace of mind, it can be difficult to stay in the moment.<p>But one mindfulness tool used by multiple psychologists has the …

Mindfulness

10 Things You Need to Know About Your Fretboard | LESSON

10 ways to find and maintain your bearings anywhere on the fretboard.<p>57<p>SHARES<p>Ever feel a little out of touch or just plain lost on certain parts of …

Electric Guitar

26 Apps to Make Your Phone the Best Personal Assistant Ever

A mobile device loaded with the right apps can truly help a person get ahead in business and life.<p>A mobile device loaded with the right apps can help a person get more done, stay informed, relax and save money. Here's a fresh list of apps more than two dozen high achievers are using every …

Apps

Life-extending protein could keep us healthier for longer

Everybody wants to live longer, but really, what's the point of reaching your 120th birthday if your last 50 years will be spent in pain and too …

Biology

Trainer to Hollywood's biggest stars Harley Pasternak reveals 8 secrets to the ultimate body transformation

Trainer to the rich and famous Harley Pasternak isn't like other celebrity trainers.<p>You won't see him demanding you spend hours working up a sweat in …

Fitness

One Question That Will Help You Refocus and Achieve Greatness at Work

These days, people are working more, and feeling more stressed — yet still have significant financial concerns and feel behind. Research conducted by …

Time Management

Razor-Sharp Thinking: the What-Why Method

Charles Mingus once said, “Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.” As a …

Jazz

How to Play Breakdown on Guitar: Tom Petty Guitar Lesson | Guitar Control

Guitar Lessons

How to Clean the Inside of Your Washer and Dryer

This weekend, <i>The Washington Post</i> ran a story listing 10 things in your home that you probably aren’t cleaning, but should.<p>The list includes a lot of …

Housekeeping

5 Types of Customers Who Will Stop You From Growing A Million Dollar Company

In order to exceed the million-dollar mark in sales within the first 18 months, some customers will complicate the your growth forecast.<p>To build a successful high-growth business model, you need happy customers. It is a reality that we all face as true business leaders. However, some customers are …

Customer Experience