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After 526 Rejected Job Applications, I Broke Through. So Can You.

Remember, failure is never final. Success is all about turning your setback into your comeback.<p>6 min read<p>“Son, don’t apply for a job just to pay the rent. You need to think beyond yourself. You need to start thinking of building a career and providing for your family in the future.”<p>My mom gave me …

Employment

How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road trip through all 47 national …

National Parks

The 36 Best Places to Pitch a Tent in the U.S.

After a day spent wandering wooded paths, admiring breathtaking views, and dipping your toes into a crystal clear creek, you huddle around a campfire …

National Parks

10 Most Breathtaking Day Hikes in the U.S.

The United States is home to some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, ranging from barren deserts and vast canyons to lush forests and …

National Parks

Five Secrets to Help You Manage Your Time More Effectively

Time management is a fallacy – you can’t manage time; everyone gets the same 24 hours in a day. You can manage your choices – by focusing on personal …

Time Management

Science Says This Is the Best Way to Motivate Other People to Change Their Behavior

You can't force people to change but you can influence them.<p>Whether you want an employee to participate more in meetings, or you want your spouse to pitch in more around the house, you can't force someone to change their behavior.<p>You can, however, have a strong influence over another individual. …

Psychology

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

Top 20 comedy films made in Bollywood

Comedy films are considered ‘family films’ in India. No points for guessing that they do exceptionally well at the box-office. So much so, romantic …

Bollywood

The 25 Best American Screenplays of the 21st Century, From ‘Eternal Sunshine’ to ‘Lady Bird’

From the Oscar-winning to the criminally underrated, it all starts on the page for these knockout scripts.<p>You’ll often hear directors say that each …

Toy Story

A Really Good Chana Masala Recipe - 101 Cookbooks

There are a lot of chana masala recipes out there that are perfectly good, but this is <i>the</i> chana masala you should make tonight. It's what I want when …

Flatbread

Investment Guru Sir John Templeton's 16 Rules For Investment Success

The famous British investment guru Sir John Templeton has <i>16 Rules For Investment Success</i>, his best tips on what investors need to keep in mind if they're going to generate positive returns.<p>His lessons are the end result of a lifetime of knowledge, and include advice on stock selection, going …

Investing

The Best Mentors Ask These 8 Questions

An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started.<p>It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs to develop mentoring relationships. LinkedIn has even launched a feature to help you find one. …

Leadership

This kale and quinoa salad will keep you energized all day

We know, we know. A kale salad – how original. But kale became <i>Kale</i> for a reason: it’s nutrient-rich, high in fiber, iron and calcium, and has tons of …

Food

The Best Indian Restaurants in America

When people think of Indian restaurants, they tend to conjure up the same image of white tablecloth restaurants with a random Bollywood movie blaring …

South India

Meera Sodha's Mum's Chicken Curry Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> "I left Lincolnshire at the age of 18 to go to university in London. Secretly homesick, I would stop in Indian-owned newstands on the way back from class, lingering over the magazines and quietly listening to the owners speaking in Gujarati, just for comfort.<p>When it came to food, I …

Curries

Indian Eggplant - Bhurtha Recipe

"This is a traditional North Indian (Punjabi) Bhurtha made with eggplant and tomato, and seasoned with cumin, turmeric garlic and ginger. Serve with …

Warren Buffett Says You Should Ask This 1 Question to Become the Best Version of Yourself

The Oracle of Omaha offers some practical self-help advice.<p>Warren Buffett is well known for his finely honed ability to spot immensely profitable investment opportunities.<p>Besides his sage advice for investing in companies, though, Buffett has been known to share some of his time tested advice for …

How to immediately change your life for the better

There’s an old joke where a man says, “I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years–and I’ll be 50 in seven years!” A …

How to disagree well: 7 of the best and worst ways to argue

A classic essay defines different ways to disagree, from the worst to the best, with lessons that ring true in our divisive times.<br>Read More

Critical Thinking

Best Sunsets Around The World - While I'm Young

Where have you seen the most beautiful sunset? I’ve been lucky enough to watch the sun go down in some jaw dropping places around the world, with a …

10 traits that will make you a successful leader, according to Google's internal research

Twenty years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. What's a google?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's giving you a glimpse inside its …

Time Management Is A Waste Of Time. Focus On This Instead

<b>1. Time management systems are inhumane</b><p>Yes, someone had to say it and I just did.<p>Time management may be a great system for a machine, but for the …

10 Things You Need to Give Up If You Want to Be Exceptionally Successful

In order to take flight and become successful, you need to carefully assess your extra baggage.<p><i>by</i><p>, CEO and Founder, LexION Capital, CIO and Founder, …

Self-improvement

The Munger Operating System: A Life That Really Works

In 2007, Charlie Munger gave the commencement address at USC Law School, opening his speech by saying, <i>“Well, no doubt many of you are wondering why</i> …

Inversion: The Power of Avoiding Stupidity

Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, is famous for his quote “All I want to know is where …

My Top 10 Retirement Stocks

There is a big difference between investing for the future and withdrawing from this investment to live.<p>In a perfect world, we would all live off our …

4 Stocks You'll Regret Not Buying 20 Years From Now

Disney for the future of entertainment.<p>Starbucks for China's potential.<p>Microsoft for the cloud.<p>Visa for … well, everything!<p>This week I read a very …

What Are The Highest Quality Dividend-Growth Stocks?

Many dividend growth investors seek the highest quality companies.<p>Independent data providers such as S&P and Morningstar offer various rankings of …

A Lack of Clarity is The Biggest Inhibitor of Progress Towards Your Goals

Several years ago my team planned a 2-day event called the Instigator Experience. In the nine months leading up to the event, my life changed a lot. …