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When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Employment

The 37 most inspiring leadership quotes I know

No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.<p>Here are 37 of my absolute favorites:<p>1. “<b>I alone cannot change</b> …

Albert Einstein

Amazon says these will be the 25 toys every kid wants the most this holiday season

The holidays are fast approaching, and retailers are getting ready for the onslaught.<p>Amazon has already released its list of the top 25 toys ahead of the busy season. The list has arrived much earlier than it did last year, when it came in the middle of October.<p>The list was curated by in-house …

Harry Potter

This Is How Fortunes Are Made

We look at a lot of companies to figure out what makes them tick, and since writing is a great thinking tool, you see the results here on SA. One of …

SaaS

How Self-Reflection Can Help Leaders Stay Motivated

We tend to romanticize leadership. When friends are promoted to managerial positions, we slap them on the back, tell them that they finally made it, and congratulate them for their hard work. Our reactions are understandable. Occupying a leadership role often comes with more prestige, financial …

Self-Reflection

The 3 requirements for achieving huge goals (according to psychology)

According to the “Expectancy Theory of Motivation,” three things must occur for a person to be deeply and fully motivated toward their goals.<p>If you …

Self-improvement

This Simple LinkedIn Trick Will Help Potential Employers Find You When You’re Looking for a New Job

This simple profile tweak can boost your chances of getting a job on LinkedIn.<p>Looking for a job? One tiny aspect of your LinkedIn profile could be …

Employment

7 ways to make yourself indispensable to your boss

Being a good employee is one thing. You show up on time and complete tasks successfully, and are generally pleasant to work with. Your performance …

The Workplace

Flush Away Fat and Feel Your Energy Soar With a 'Liver Reboot' Detox Diet

After Mehmet Oz, M.D., revealed his latest weight-loss breakthrough on a recent episode of The Dr. Oz Show, many women immediately dove into the diet …

Nutrition

S&P 500 Weekly Update: Stay The Course And Look For Opportunity In This Tricky Market Period

<i>"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will"</i> - Zig Ziglar<p>Distractions continue to hound investors. The markets …

Markets

Making money out of farming without owning a farm

Related Links<p><i>As ever more focus is being put on preserving our environment, investing in nature is an attractive opportunity, writes Maya</i> …

Retirement

7 Tech Stocks to Buy With 100% Street Support

Tech stocks enjoyed a scorching summer. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite has just experienced its best August since 2000, climbing 5.7% in just …

Investing

Disaster Is Inevitable When America's Stock Market Bubble Bursts

Despite the volatility and brief correction earlier this year, the U.S. stock market is back to making record highs in the past couple weeks. To many observers, this market now seems downright bulletproof as it keeps going higher and higher as it has for nearly a decade in direct defiance of the …

Stock Markets

JP Morgan's top quant warns next crisis to have flash crashes and social unrest not seen in 50 years

Sudden, severe stock sell-offs sparked by lightning-fast machines. Unprecedented actions by central banks to shore up asset prices. Social unrest not …

Stock Markets

Fundrise, an online investment platform, lets you invest in real estate with as little as $500 — here's what you need to know to get started today

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Have you ever thought about investing in real estate but never pulled the trigger because you lacked money or what you thought was …

Investing

Jim Cramer: These 7 Cloud Kings Continue to Trounce the S&P 500

You don't get to be crowned a cloud king for nothing. The results for the companies that we have endowed regal characteristics for doing the most to …

S&P 500

Weed stocks are going nuts after one of the largest marijuana companies strikes a deal for lab-made THC (CRON)

• <b>Cronos Group, a $2.5 billion Canadian cannabis company, has struck a $122 million deal with Gingko Bioworks.</b>• <b><br>The partnership will research ways to make cannabinoids — the active ingredient in marijuana — in a lab instead of from plants.</b>• <b><br>Cronos and other weed stocks were up up as much as 17% following</b> …

Cannabis

Nine Of The Best Ways To Build Wealth

It is often said that the three main sources of wealth creation are the stock market, real estate and entrepreneurship. With this knowledge as a starting point, I embarked on a journey to find how people around the world had built significant wealth. I graphically documented and codified the …

Investing

A Nobel Prize Winner Explains How to Finally Think Clearly

Nobel Prize winner and psychologist Daniel Kahneman wants us to consider how we make important decisions using different parts of the brain.<p>In his book <i>Thinking, Fast and Slow,</i> Kahneman proposes two systems that govern how we think, and you might not even know when one of them is at work.<p><b>System 1</b> …

Nobel Prize

Why you need a time machine to make big decisions

Knowing the right thing to do provides no advantage unless you actually do it. Our research on scaling uncovered all too many teams and organizations …

Time Travel

Getting Rid of Belly Fat Is Harder Than You Think — Here's How to Do It

I have this fantasy where I eat pizza and Salt & Straw Chocolate Gooey Brownie for every meal but also have abs. I'm not talking, like, a six-pack, but just some nice abdominal definition. (You'd think I'd go all out since this is a fantasy version of myself, but IDK. I'm sure there's something to …

High Fiber

Will This Time Be Different? I Strongly Doubt That. So Should You!

Background<p>Over the past two weeks or so, we've touched upon the markets across the globe a couple of times. We've expressed our preference for the US …

Investing

Google Says The Best Managers Have These 10 Qualities

It’s called Project Oxygen.<p>Beginning in 2008, Google researchers wanted to understand what makes a manager great at Google.<p>Here’s what they found.<p><b>Project Oxygen</b><p>Google sought to identify the common threads among Google’s highest performing managers. Based on internal research, Google then applied …

San Francisco

The Economy Is Collapsing Under The Unbearable Weight Of Debt

<b>"Those who see no Lehman-like episode on the horizon did not see the last one."</b> - highly regarded writer, George Will, in a National Review article …

Economics

This Market Indicator Spiked Right Before 2 of History’s Biggest Stock Crashes — and It's Surging Again

It compares housing prices to stocks.<p>Americans tend to divide their money between two giant types of investments: the stock market and real estate. …

Stock Markets

Google Helps Its Managers Create a Team Vision With This Simple 5-Step Formula | Inc.com

Back in 2002, Google ran an experiment to see if managers were absolutely necessary. It removed bosses from the equation. As you might imagine, the test didn't go so well. Not only did Google find that managers were critical, but it also identified a list of attributes that made some more effective …

Management

The best closing lines for 5 critical work emails

Do you speak “Millennial”? Taco Bell does. Or at least, the company hopes it’s become fluent in the language of its biggest fan base.<p>The Associated …

Taco Bell

30 days to a smarter and better brain: How to rapidly improve how you think

Everyone wants a better, and smarter brain to process information faster and have better memory recall.<p>The most brilliant minds don’t have more brain …

The Brain

7 Hand Gestures to Get People to Listen to You (Infographic)

When public speaking, stop focusing so much on your voice and pay attention to your hands.<p>How you present yourself says a lot about you, and much of that comes down to what you do with your hands. That’s especially true when speaking in front of an audience.<p>According to a recent study, speakers …

Public Speaking

Follow The Smart Money: 3 Stocks Hedge Funds Are Buying

Should you buy stocks that hedge funds are buying? Not blindly, and no, marathoning all three seasons of Showtime’s <i>Billions</i> doesn’t count as proper research. Instead, for all the Bobby Axelrod wannabes out there, monitoring which stocks hedge funds are buying is a useful way to identify investment …

Investing