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Warren Buffett's personal pilot reveals the incredible prioritization method the billionaire taught him

With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But this level of focus doesn't come naturally. For most of us, we fall into choice …

10 Things to Remember Before You Take Things Personally

Let me share three quick stories and some life-changing lessons with you…• This morning at a train stop near the hospital, a man and his three young …

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11 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

We've pointed out some of the best personal-finance books to read and podcasts to listen to.<p>If those didn't strike a chord or fit in to your busy …

Google Just Gave Every Startup a Huge Gift With 1 Amazing, Free Website

Every startup wants the formula for success. Google just provided it for free.<p>Starting a startup isn't easy. Most startup founders struggle with juggling the myriad of success factors required to get things off the ground. Many new ventures fail.<p>It all just got a lot easier thanks to Startup with …

Startups

The Hard Truth About Life That Will Set You Free

Embrace this truth and you'll live like never before.<p>One day, you will return to the source that created you. While this reality is an overwhelming concept, it is the secret power for many of the most successful people. Why? Accepting the reality that your life will end is the very thing that frees …

Motivation

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

Communication Skills

The 7 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Sure you can't read the 50 books a year Bill Gates does. But you have no excuse for not reading at least these seven.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs may be short on time, but the most successful are still usually voracious readers. Bill Gates is …

Real Estate

A former manager at Target became a millionaire using one of Wall Street's favorite trades

Just ask Seth M. Golden, who previously worked as a logistics manager at a Target store.<p>The 40-year-old, who lives in a suburb of Ocala, Florida, says he's grown his net worth from $500,000 to $12 million in five years by shorting the CBOE Volatility Index— or VIX — according to a report from …

How this woman leapt from HR person to Google engineer without a computer science degree

In May 2017, Angela Taylor officially became a full-time job software engineer for Google's mapping division, internally named GEO.<p>It was, in some ways, a difficult six-year process. In other ways it was a total fluke.<p>That's because the 30-year-old Taylor had actually been working for Google since …

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Just Offered a Master Class in Attracting Millennials (in 2 Words)

It's easy when you know how.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Millennials are people, too.<p>Some find this hard to remember, as the slightly younger, occasionally more bearded crowd are smeared with a group name that makes them …

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How a 24-year-old and a recent Indian immigrant built a billion-pound business with just £34,000

"You think, 'oh my God I'm just increasing my debt and who knows what's going to happen,'" Davdra told Business Insider, recalling the early days of his businesses.<p>Davdra cofounded RationalFX in 2005 when he was just 24 years old, a recent university graduate with student loans to pay off.<p>His …

A self-made millionaire who retired at 37 says buying a home was 'probably the worst financial decision' he ever made

Long-term renting is often perceived as a waste of money, while owning a home is seen as a valuable asset that provides long-term financial gain — in other words, it's a good investment.<p>But here's the plain truth: While homeownership may be a smart "investment" for your health, stability, or family …

How to Increase Your Sales Using These 8 Google Analytics Reports

Google Analytics provides hundreds of different metrics.But that’s also part of the problem: There’s too many!You’d need days or weeks to completely …

This Founder Grew His Company 800 Percent Annually (and He's Sharing His Secret)

Lesson: When current sales processes don't work, use modern tech to create new ones that do.<p>It doesn't matter what you're selling. Product or service, if you don't have a good way of finding and communicating with truly qualified prospects, your sales numbers are going to stink worse than Limburger …

Artificial Intelligence

Having a Good Idea Is Not Enough. Here's How to Turn Yours Into a Valuable Business

Steal these tricks from innovation consultants to help develop your idea into a million dollar business<p>You have a killer business idea. You're excited to bring it to the world. But how do you make it happen? How does the seed of an idea actually help you know how to build a successful business? You …

Entrepreneurship

Science Says 92 Percent of People Don't Achieve Their Goals. Here's How the Other 8 Percent Do

If you're serious about goal setting, here's what the high achievers know that you may not.<p>Did you know that a staggering 92 percent of people that set New Year's goals never actually achieve them? That's according to research by the University of Scranton.<p>I've done it many times, and if you're …

Motivation

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 10, 2016)

​<p><b>$6 Billion Real Estate Bet Eases Pain for Giant Oil Fund</b> “The world's biggest sovereign wealth fund has just reported its worst year of investment …

Why It's Better to Live Near a Target Than a Walmart

It’s widely known that location matters, especially when it comes to the value of your home. And the difference between living near a Target (tgt) …

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

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These 20 Books Are Game Changers, Read Them Before You Turn 30

Books offer wisdom that we ourselves might need years to figure out. Between 20 and 30, we all would undergo lots of struggles and have lots of …

10 Books You Should Read To Get Rich

Don’t want to overspend your budget, swipe your credit card too many times, and feel like a financial mess? Instead of beating yourself up for the …

Personal Finance

10 Books That Bill Gates Wants You to Read to Become as Successful as Him

Ever heard the quote “learners are earners”? Bill Gates certainly has. He strives to read a book a week. No one is questioning his ability to earn! …

14 Books That You Should Read When You Feel Lost In Life

Life is full of ups and downs. Hopefully, at this point someone has explained that to you. You aren’t always going to get what you want. Life is not …

Funny Pictures – December 14, 2015

At a party last night and my buddy disappeared, this morning we found this. <br>viaLook what I found at work tomorrow. <br>viaThe best things in life start …

4 secrets to building wealth in your 30s

Unless you win the lottery or inherit a sizable windfall, becoming wealthy isn't usually something that happens overnight.<p>The sooner you get started on the path to building wealth the better. If you're in your 30s, there's really no time like the present.<p>If you can make these smart financial moves …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Following in the footsteps of the most successful people means realizing that time is a precious commodity. Take advantage of every moment of your …

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods That You Should Avoid In Your Diet

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …