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The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Spirituality

Ten Skills Every Manager Needs -- But 90% Of Managers Lack

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the Training Manager in a great firm. I have developed and delivered customer service training, communication skills training and several other courses, but now I have a new and bigger challenge. My CEO asked me to develop an in-house leadership development program. I’m very excited …

Learning

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

What you say about yourself has much to do with how you will succeed.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

Leadership

Inside the $28,000-a-year private school where children of tech workers learn to become the next Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk

In a school inside a former IBM office building in San Jose, California, students in grades five through 12 take on some of the most rigorous classes offered at any American grade school.<p>Each student at Basis Independent Silicon Valley takes a minimum of six Advanced Placement courses and completes …

Silicon Valley

Stanford analyzed 292 retirement strategies, says this one is best

When you're ready to retire, how can you be sure you'll have enough money to last? And what's the best way to withdraw your savings over the …

Retirement

The Only Two Vanguard Index Funds You Need for Retirement

Investing doesn't need to be complicated or expensive. Build a dirt-cheap portfolio that can last a lifetime with just one stock ETF and one bond ETF.<p>…

Investing

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you from the blast and fallout if North Korea attacks

How likely is nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the United States …

How to achieve your goals and change your life (for good)

You start the new year with great intentions – to create some kind of change in your life.<p>But then life happens and suddenly the motivation wanes and …

18 Thought-Provoking Questions that Will Free Your Mind in 2018

The New Year means nothing if your mind is still boxed up in its comfort zone. You know this is true. Don’t live the same year 89 times and call it a …

10 Super Safe Growth Stocks to Buy for Long-Lasting Dividends

The stock market's relentless march upward has pushed the prices of many companies higher. As investors bid up good and bad businesses alike, it can …

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

<i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t focus on enough: body alignment outside the studio walls. …

Most Doctors Have Little or No Management Training, and That’s a Problem

Rising pressure to achieve better medical outcomes with increasingly limited financial resources has created an acute need for more physician leaders. Several studies (including this one) have shown that doctors want to be led by other doctors; they trust physician leaders to make the right …

17 books Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg think everyone should read

Gates, the former CEO of Microsoft, reads 50 books a year, he told The New York Times. In 2015, Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, created an online book club in which he read a book every two weeks.<p>Here are some of the titles the pair have recommended over the past few years.

Books

A Psychotherapist Shares Her Top Strategies for Being Calm in Times of Stress

"One of the best lessons you can learn in life is to master how to remain calm." Catherine Pulsifer<p>A sense of angst is pervasive in the world right …

A Mind at Home with Itself

• <b>Author:</b> Byron Katie & Stephen Mitchell<p>Internationally acclaimed, bestelling author Byron Katie’s most anticipated work since Loving What Is<p>We live in difficult times, leaving far too many of us suffering from anxiety and depression, fear and anger. In her new and most anticipated work since Loving …

I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't)

• <b>Author:</b> Brené Brown<p><b>Researcher, thought leader, and New York Times bestselling author Brené Brown offers a liberating study on the importance of our imperfections—both to our relationships and to our own sense of self</b><p>The quest for perfection is exhausting and unrelenting. There is a constant barrage …

Positive Thinking

6 Ways to Deal with Critical, Judgmental People

<b>“When we judge or criticize another person, it says nothing about that person; it merely says something about our own need to be critical.” …

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

Muhammad Ali

Improve Your Focus in 9 Minutes or Less With This Morning Routine

It’s your body’s job to house and protect your brain, but did you know that you can also use your body to strengthen your mind? In this article, …

Here are Warren Buffett's most valuable investments

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has made nearly $2 billion on its investment in Apple.<p>The conglomerate bought more in the third quarter just as the stock, with the rest of the tech sector, continued to hit new highs.<p>Many of his other investments aren't doing too badly either, to say the …

Investing

Why Asking This 1 Question in a Job Interview Increases the Chances You Get Hired

Employers want you to ask this question. Here's why...<p>Anyone who has been on an interview knows there usually comes a point at the end of the meeting where the interviewer says to the interviewee, <i>"Do you have any questions?"</i> You may be wondering whether it's OK to ask some. Or if you should just …

Employment

Always Ask 1 Simple Question at the End of Your Job Interview

Don't forget the reason you are interviewing--and ask the most pertinent question of all.<p>Literally, I have advised 100s of college students about job interviews. Teaching at a small college means I wear many hats, and this aspect of guiding students as they embark on internships and first jobs is …

Employment

Warren Buffett's best investing advice for beginners

<i>"When a person with money meets a person with experience, the one with experience ends up with the money and the one with money leaves with experience."</i><p>This was Warren Buffett's response, on his 87th birthday, when asked about his best investment advice.<p>He says that experience is the ultimate key …

Investing

Liz Weston: 4 Steps to Disaster-Proof Your Finances

Mother Nature could be excused if she wondered, "How much more prompting do you people need?"<p>This year delivered epic wildfires, devastating hurricanes, massive floods and some pretty horrific earthquakes. Yet many people still haven't taken a few critical steps to protect their financial lives …

This is the scariest job interview question — and how to answer it

There’s nothing quite like the spine-tingling jolt of getting called in for a job interview after weeks of sending out your resume, crossing your …

Employment

How to Set Up Your 401(k) to Make You Tons of Money

The more money your retirement savings earn for you, the less you'll need to contribute to hit your goals.<p>Whether you're just opening your first …

Retirement

7 Things You Need to Know to Live Your Best Life & Make a Better World

You know those “moments of truths”?<p>When what you hear, or come to realize, turns your world around. When one or several things turn out to be exactly …

Self-help

13 Must-Read Books Recommended by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Brilliant Leaders

Oprah Winfrey has referred to reading as her 'personal path to freedom.'<p>Many of the brightest minds in technology, entertainment, business, and philanthropy have said they owe their success to reading.<p>Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading …

Self-improvement

How to Connect with Yourself in a World Designed to Distract You

<b>“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.” ~Plutarch</b><p>We live in an age of information overload. Our televisions and the …

Self-help

Amazon's CEO Demands This 1 Thing in a Job Interview (and Most Do It Wrong)

Jeff Bezos wants to make sure of this before he hires you. Unfortunately, it's likely you won't give it to him.<p>In the early stages of the building of Amazon, Jeff Bezos used to interview every job candidate himself.<p>Bezos believed each employee played a key role, so the quality of new hires was as …

Employment