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The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

Motivation

Hiring for Personality vs. Hiring for Skills: The Dueling Doctrines of Richard Branson and Robert Herjavec

The very different hiring practices of two very popular entrepreneurs.<p>Last week, LinkedIn introduced their blogging platform's September theme: "<i>How I Hire".</i> Many of LinkedIn's “influencers”, the select group of 500 industry leaders chosen by the social network, have since published advice …

Entrepreneurship

5 habits that helped turn ordinary people into self-made millionaires

Habits save the brain work and conserve brain fuel. There is very little processing power involved with respect to habits.<p>So what does that have to do with being rich? I studied 177 self-made millionaires and uncovered certain unique good habits that made it possible for them to automatically …

Mario Balotelli future in doubt after Brendan Rodgers says he is not good enough to play

Anfield manager says axed Italian must raise his standards if he wants a long-term future, as Daniel Sturridge nears return<p>Mario Balotelli's already precarious future at <b>Liverpool</b> was called further into question on Saturday with Brendan Rodgers admitting he had omitted the striker from his squad to …

14 Ridiculously Funny GIFs From The World Of Wrestling

Ahhhh wrestling.<p>Whether you were a fan back in the 80's and 90's when 'Hulkamaina was runnin' wild brutha!' or if you tuned in start the start of the …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

5 Simple Stress Relievers for the Small Business Owner

There's no getting around the fact that running your own business is hard. It can be, at once, scary, overwhelming, and stress-inducing.<p>But it can--and should--also be rewarding, productive, and enjoyable.<p>You don't have to live your life as a veritable ball of stress when you own a business. There …

This is the kind of music you should listen to at work

They say that listening to Mozart makes a person smarter, but it is not only classical music that boosts mental activity.<p>Nine out of 10 workers perform better when listening to music, according to a study that found 88pc of participants produced their most accurate test results and 81pc completed …

The man who taught Warren Buffett how to manage a company

Disciples of the investing firm Berkshire Hathaway and its legendary leader, Warren Buffett, know that his mentors in investing were Benjamin Graham and Charlie Munger. But when Lawrence Cunningham, author of the recently-published <i>Berkshire Beyond Buffett</i>, asked the Berkshire CEO who should write …

Investing

Students will help return Darlington Civic Theatre to former glory thanks to £5m lottery grant

It is the third time the theatre has made a bid for the competitive national funding scheme, with the grant going towards an £8m investment in the …

More young entrepreneurs launch start-ups in wake of recession

The number of under-35s starting businesses has risen by more than 70pc since 2006, new research has found<p>Record numbers of young people are starting businesses, according to new statistics released by data research firm Duedil and small business network Enterprise Nation.<p>A new report, released …

A fund that's never lost money in a calendar year – and you can buy at a discount

Investment trust bargain of the week: BH Macro goes against the crowd. Richard Evans investigates<p>Private investors can’t normally put money into hedge funds and many would not want to, given their complexity and high costs. But there may be good reasons to take a different view at the moment.<p>One …

The 10 best quotable films

<b>Withnail and I,</b> <b>1987</b><p>When an out-of-work actor realises he smokes too many “Camberwell carrots” he goes “on holiday by mistake” with an unnamed friend. After deciding they “want something’s flesh”, they “demand to have some booze” and order “the finest wines available to humanity”. They are joined by …

Why Businesses Should Go Beyond 'Customer Service'

<i>This article is part of DBA, a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture</i> …

40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Back in January the Sifter posted <i>50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World</i>. The post went on the be one of the most shared articles in the history of the …

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever

By Internet standards, a <i>perfectly timed</i> photo occurs when two of the following three conditions are met:<p>1. Perfect Place<br>2. Perfect Time<br>3. Perfect …

When The Best Employees Quit, Can You Handle The Truth?

When prized employees leave a company, bosses almost always act surprised. From the comforts of the corner office, it’s easy to believe that you’re providing a great work environment and all the career-advancement opportunities that workers or managers might want. But maybe senior executives just …

Why It Is So Hard To Bring Out Talent In Others

Great managers bring ordinary people together to accomplish extraordinary things. If your strategy for success is to build a “dream team” of all-stars, you are setting yourself – and your company – up for disappointment.<p>It is no easy task to bring out the best in other people. Human nature makes it …

Former Police Chief On How To Inspire Employees

Throwing around encouraging quips and pats on backs isn’t enough to keep your team motivated. Invest in their inspiration with these tips from a police chief who motivated a whole force.<p>The ability to motivate and inspire people is a big part of leadership. A recent survey of 1,270 business leaders …

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Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro

<i>“I can help you if you want my help. Do you?”</i> – <i>Paul Lemberg, author, speaker and Fortune 100 business coach</i><p>I met Paul Lemberg, world-class business coach, and Rhonda Anderson, sales analyst, at the December 2013 CEO Space business growth conference event. They were presenting a session on sales …

Why Your Top Talent Is Leaving In 2014, And What It'll Take To Retain Them

Planning to quit your job in 2014? According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, you’re most likely jumping ship because you’re dissatisfied with advancement opportunities at you current company or you feel underemployed.<p>If you were planning to quit, what would it take to persuade you to stay? …

5 Career Blunders You Didn't Realize You Were Making

<i>By Libby Kane</i><p>Whatever your chosen profession, we all have something in common: We’re trying to do the best we can in our careers.<p>Of course we aren’t going to gossip about our boss, fail to meet our deadlines or do anything else to jeopardize our jobs or careers … knowingly.<p>It’s that “knowingly” …

KEYS TO SUCCESS: You could win a FREE office

HAVE you got a cracking business or a great idea for one - and all you need is the kickstart to get it growing?<p>Your dreams could be answered in a …

These 365 Quotes Will Inspire You Every Day This Year

Best-selling author and entrepreneur Dave Kerpen shares 365 powerful, inspirational quotes for leaders in 2015<p>With a new year nearly upon us, it's a great time to get inspired about the future, your vision, your goals and executing on those goals. I'm so grateful for all of the inspiration I've …

Motivation

16 Employee Idea Killers Your Management Team Could Be Committing

Suppose you are part of your organization’s management team. The organization is trying to encourage an employee idea program so employees will come …

How to Create a Positive Attitude

A positive attitude is never automatic. You have to work at it! Here's how to become a master of the mind.<p>A positive attitude--optimism, expectancy, and enthusiasm--makes everything in business easier. A positive attitude boosts you up when you're down and supercharges you when you're already "on a …

Self-help

How to get through your rocky first year in business

Each entrepreneurial journey is different and although there is plenty of advice available for starting your own business and getting it up and …