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10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

Shonda Rhimes

13 online courses that could help you get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people appreciate the power of learning long after college or any formal education is over.<p>Today, it's easier than ever to continue your education with the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>We've picked out some of the best …

Success

The 18 best books for someone just starting out in their career

Chances are, your college didn't offer classes on how to negotiate your salary, deal with a micromanaging boss, or confront annoying coworkers.<p>But there's still something you can do to prepare yourself for the tricky world of work: read.<p>Here are 18 books we think every young professional should …

The career advice no one tells you

Most people have “okay” jobs. We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. There’s nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level. They’re the people who land executive level …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

7 TED Talks That Help You Start (and Maintain) Good Habits | Inc.com

You probably know it's a lot easier to create a good habit than to get rid of a bad one. Forming good habits is one of the few ways you can create better, healthier, or more productive behavior. But how do you start these great habits? And how do you get them to stick?<p>As with so many things, TED …

The Ten Commandments of winter driving

<b>Thou Shalt Purchase Winter Tires</b><p>Few drivers understand winter tire design, or what "all-season" really means. All-season tires are a major compromise and can increase stopping distances in slippery conditions by more than 300 per cent compared with dedicated winter tires.<p>The key to maintaining …

5 Unconventional Books to Make You a Better Investor

Most of us have read classic value investing books such as the “The Intelligent Investor” by Ben Graham and “The Most Important Thing,” by Howard Marks. I’ve enjoyed reading those classics and learned tremendously from them. I’ve also bumped into a few unconventional books, however, that I think …

10 things highly successful people do to stay motivated

<i>Answer by Nelson Wang on Quora.</i><p>When I was in 20 years old and studying at UCLA, I flunked an economics class. I was devastated. Guess what happened? …

Instead of planning every moment when visiting Seattle, I let the locals guide me

<i>Dispatch is a new series of first-person stories from the road. Readers can share their experiences, from the sublime to the strange.</i><p>Vacations can present a strange form of tyranny. You're going away to rest and recharge. But more often than not, you find yourself caught in an endless cycle of …

12 best American road trips

Slide 1 of 14<p>Whether you’re retired or just adventurous, you probably love a good road trip. You don’t have to drive far to find a great road in the …

12 Must-Eat Breakfast Sandwiches Across America

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Quick! You've just woken up. You regret having a salad for dinner. Maybe you're a little hungover. You're <i>hungry</i>. So what are you craving?<p>If you're like us, it's probably a breakfast sandwich of some sort. An egg …

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

Are you making these common resume mistakes?

<i>The following originally appeared in mydomaine.com</i><p>If you’ve ever been on—or are currently knee-deep in—a job hunt, you know it can be an exhausting …

19 books to read if you want to get rich

If it works for them, why couldn't it work for you?<p>Here, we've highlighted some of the best books about managing your money and achieving wealth out there, from expert-recommended classics to some of our favorite new editions.<p>No guarantees, of course — but if you want to get rich, it can't hurt to …

The Greatest Psychological Hurdle To Trading And Investment Performance

It is remarkably difficult to consistently outperform passive index returns with active strategies for trading and investing. A 2011 review by Brad Barber and Terrance Odean found that individual investors routinely underperform relevant benchmarks. This is due in part to biases in perception and …

Investing

‘Shark Tank’ winners: boomers’ booming businesses

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>If you’re one of the 8.5 million TV viewers hooked on ABC’s Shark Tank (Fridays at 9 …

Are habits the secret to happiness?

Turns out a better life rests on habits<p>After every trip to the bathroom when he’s at home or in a hotel room, BJ Fogg will get down on the ground and …

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

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, …

Relationships

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

The 12 mathematicians who unlocked the modern world

But long before the development of the math that gave us computers, quantum mechanics, and GPS satellites, generations of brilliant minds — spanning from the ancient Greeks through the eighteenth century — built up the basic mathematical ideas and tools that sit at the foundation of our …

Four ways to spot an investing bubble

Some people will tell you the financial markets are efficient, prices are always “correct,” and the crowd is “wise.”<p>Others will tell you the market …

25 Things Every Young Professional Should Know by Age 25

If you want a job straight out of college, don't come knocking on Kirk McDonald's door.<p>The president of a tech company in New York City, McDonald wrote a brutally honest op-ed in the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> called "Sorry, College Grads, I Probably Won't Hire You." He believes most college graduates …