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10 unconventional habits that will improve your life dramatically

You’ve all heard the cliche success advice to “Work Harder” and “Read More”<p>So I decided to provide you with a few unconventional habits that will …

Self-improvement

To Be More Likable and Make a Great First Impression,Science Says First Do 1 Thing

And then you can almost guarantee the people you meet will like you.<p>If you want to make a great first impression -- and why wouldn't you? -- you know there are basic steps you can take: Smile, make eye contact, listen more than you talk, ask questions about the other person... anyone can do those …

Body Language

Bad habits you must immediately break to improve your life in the next 100 days

Habits define us. And nothing sabotages your creativity and productive life quite like bad habits. In the words of <b>Samuel Johnson</b> “The chains of habit …

Self-improvement

The 10 Best Stocks to Invest In for No-Doubt Dividends

The legendary George Soros reportedly would reshuffle his portfolio whenever he would get back spasms. Whether it was his subconscious mind’s way of …

If You Download These 5 Apps, You Probably Don't Need a Financial Adviser

Confession: I only look at my bank account once a month. I know, I know, I should be checking my balance daily, but I have to admit, I find managing …

8 books that teach you to be rich

What’s your money strategy? Do you even have one?<p>If not, it’s not uncommon. Until two years ago, I didn’t have a financial plan, whatsoever.<p>Even …

Looking for Dividend Income? Then Check Out These 9% Yielders

These two midstream companies offer big-time yields backed by sound financials.<p>The average stock in the <b>S&P 500</b> yields just under 1.9% these days. Not …

The 10 Most Nutritious Foods in the World, According to Science

According to a study, these foods rank highest in terms of how well they meet daily nutritional requirements. Here's how to add them to your …

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

Buffett to Berkshire Shareholders: Be Prepared to Lose Half Your Money

There's a price to pay if you want long-term riches.<p>Few investors can match the track record of investing performance that Warren Buffett has …

3 Top Index Funds for Your IRA

Index funds can help you be a better investor. Here are three that retirement savers should consider.<p>Getting the best return out of your retirement …

Hands Down the Best Way to Roast a Sweet Potato

I thought I knew how to roast a sweet potato, but I was wrong. Sure, pricking a sweet potato with a fork, wrapping it in tinfoil, and roasting it until done at 350 degrees Fahrenheit <i>works</i>, but there is a better way. A method that’s equally uncomplicated, takes no more time, and yields superlative …

Recipes

How This 25-Year-Old Earns A Passive Revenue of $400K A Year While Traveling The World

It’s been almost two years since I left my corporate life in New York City to work remotely and travel the world. When I first left my apartment, job, and other comforts, I was terrified: I had no idea whether it was possible to build a business on the road, let alone make a decent living from …

Entrepreneurship

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now | Inc.com

The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New Year, New You" podcast …

Entrepreneurship

5 Long-Term Investing Opportunities You Can Bet on Now

Keep an eye on these trends.<p>In 1751, Benjamin Franklin wrote the 18th-century equivalent of a listicle. His essay "Observations Concerning the …

Here Is a List of the Top 10 Personal Finance Books for All Ages

Top Personal Finance Books for All Ages<p>Updated March 12, 2018<p>These days, money and personal finance advice is easy to find. There are literally …

A Quick, Cheap, and Effective Way to Fight Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

Meditation is good for depression. And so is exercise. But, according to a small new study from Rutgers University, together—in a twice a week …

1 Stock I Refuse to Sell

Here are three of our contributors' most valued stock holdings.<p>As stock market writers, we naturally write about many different companies. However, …

Warren Buffett's 10 Largest Current Stock Bets

There are more than 40 stocks in Berkshire Hathaway's stock portfolio, but some holdings are much larger than others.<p>The majority of <b>Berkshire …

Want To Be More Successful Next Week? Remove These 4 Thoughts This Weekend | Inc.com

High performers take advantage of the weekends to separate themselves from the pack by deliberately refocusing and recharging along with setting aside 60 minutes to transform their upcoming week.<p>Whether you're looking to improve your productivity, health, or life--it all starts with designing an …

Self-improvement

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial guidance system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

You Don't Need a Vacation. You Need to Work Like You're on Vacation | Inc.com

I've been a telecommuting freelancer full time for more than a decade now, largely because it allows me the freedom to travel and live in fascinating places. Or, if I'm completely honest, because I wanted to be able to live a life where I could take work on vacation rather than take a vacation from …

Asian Spice Rubbed Ribs with Pineapple-Ginger BBQ Sauce and Black and White Sesame Seeds

For the sauce: Heat the oil over medium-high heat in a heavy-bottomed medium saucepan. Add the garlic, ginger and onions and cook until soft, about 5 …

BBQ

Ten Habits Of Incredibly Happy People

We’re always chasing something—be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, “When (blank) happens, I’ll finally be happy.”<p>While these major events do make us happy at first, research shows this happiness doesn’t last. A study from Northwestern University …

Happiness

25 Quotes From Confucius That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius.<p>Not only has his words of wisdom had enormous …

Simple Tips to Nail Job Interviews, Even if You're Shy or Introverted

Job interviews are extremely draining experiences, even moreso if you’re shy, or if you’re introverted and spend a ton of energy just putting …

5 Ways to Kick the Habits That Sap Your Mental Strength

No matter what goals you've set for yourself, you'll struggle to reach them if your brain is working against you. The way you think affects how you …

What 108 Millionaires Just Taught Me About Money, Success, And Life

Imagine sitting in a room with 108 millionaires and being able to pick their brains for three days.<p>What would you ask them?<p>What would you hope to learn?<p>This is the exact situation I found myself in last weekend, and the event <i>completely changed my life</i>, as I hope the lessons I learned, and …

Self-improvement

A Guided Meditation to Heal Depression

When depression takes a hold of you, life seems to have no meaning. There seems to be nothing to feel joyful and excited about. And no matter how …

10 Money Habits That Will Help You Get Serious About Prosperity

Take your financial life to the next level through actions like seeking new income sources, making debts your priority and separating friendship from business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The power of habit can be quite interesting. Rather than create 2017 …