Stan Wilson

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21 reasons you're not rich

Everyone says they want to be rich, and there's certainly enough advice out there on how to acquire more money.<p>But what about the reasons you're <i>not</i> rich? What's really holding you back?<p>It's easy to tell someone how to do something, but chances are they aren't going to change until they recognize …

Can’t get your startup funded? Maybe you suck

There’s this guy. He left his seven-figure salary job to pursue a startup. Has spent last three years trying to build it. He approaches venture capitalists (VCs) and angels every quarter but gets rejected every single time. He is running out of the loan he took from friends and family. Should he …

Venture Capital

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

Self-improvement

America is full of high-earning poor people

Do you earn a decent salary, but live paycheck-to-paycheck? If so, you are part of a growing segment of the American population: the income rich-ish and asset poor.<p>We tend to associate empty bank balances with those on the lowest rungs of the income ladder. But many of America’s upper middle class …

Demographics

The Science of Stress and How Our Emotions Affect Our Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease

How your memories impact your immune system, why moving is one of the most stressful life-events, and what your parents have to do with your predisposition to PTSD.<p>I had lived thirty good years before enduring my first food poisoning — odds quite fortunate in the grand scheme of things, but …

Psychology

Why some American black men are dressing in suits to survive

Black armor<p>Some black American men are dressing up to deflect negative attention, as a conscious means of survival.<p>Black armor<p>Some black American men …

Kaizen: Get a Little Better Each Day | The Art of Manliness

It’s happened to all of us.<p>You have a “come to Jesus” moment and decide you need to make changes in your life. Maybe you need to drop a few pounds …

Self-improvement

The Hidden Meaning Behind 10 Streetwear Logos

See how these streetwear brands got their symbols.<p>A logo is a simple image that can instantly evoke the essence of an entire brand and company at a glance. The power to be influential and publicly recognizable without the aid of words is invaluable, and even more so in the realm of fashion. …

Graphic Design

The Art of Small Talk

Know what to say in a social situation--and when and how to say it--with these tricks for turning chatter into real conversation.

The power of leverage

<i>Career & Business</i><p>Posted by: <b>Team Tony</b><p>The simple concept of “leverage” has the power to get you more time, better fitness, career or business success, …

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: Time Is on Your Side

I was recently having a conversation with a colleague who quit his job to become an entrepreneur a few years ago. We were sharing the similarities of our journeys and remembered the euphoria we felt those first few months after leaving our desk jobs.<p>In a moment of pure vulnerability, we both …

12 Timeless Truths to Learn from Bruce Lee, Master of Self Mastery

<b>“The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering”.</b> <b>– Bruce Lee</b><p>Bruce Lee, an influential martial artist, teacher, actor, film director, …

Crossfit: A Highly Effective Program For Weight Loss

In a standard workout routine you might spend 20 to 40 minutes on aerobics one day. The next day yoga might be the centerpiece with the following day …