7 Bad Habits Preventing You From Making More Money

Not all of us are materialistic, but we can probably all agree that making more money is a good thing. It’s true that setting a strict budget, cutting your expenses, and saving more money can go a long way in maximizing your personal financial growth, but these strategies pale in comparison to one major variable in your life–your income. Everything else being equal, making more money makes life easier. Most people realize this, but so many neglect certain fundamentals and … Read More

7 Daily Rituals Successful People Use to De-Stress and Stay Productive

Today most of us are expected to do more with less. We lead lives that are more demanding on every front–work, family, social, health–with little time left over to unwind. Stress affects our mental health, our well-being and our performance at work. But there are ways you can help yourself. Here are seven rituals successful people use to decrease stress and find relaxation. 1. Set up your boundaries In today’s frantic world it’s easy to feel pressure to be available … Read More

9 Things the Most Influential and Persuasive People Do, Backed by Science

Think about all the extremely successful people you know. I guarantee they’re incredibly good at selling themselves, selling their ideas–in short, they’re incredibly good at persuading other people. Maybe that’s because selling is the one skill everyone needs to be successful? But being persuasive doesn’t mean you have to manipulate or pressure other people. At its best, persuasion is the ability to effectively describe the benefits and logic of an idea to gain agreement–and that means we all need to … Read More

4 Types of Mentors You Need in Your Life to Succeed

Finding a mentor is knowing what his or her role is in your life. Not all mentors are created equal. It would be unfair and an inefficient use of their time if you treated each mentor exactly the same. I have some mentors I speak to every day; others I contact once every few months. Knowing how you use people’s time, skills, and knowledge is critical in nurturing and prolonging that relationship. Below are the four different types of mentors … Read More

8 Highly Effective Habits That Helped Make Bill Gates the Richest Man on Earth

How did Bill Gates get to be the richest person in the world, with a net worth around $80 billion? Being in the right place with the right product at the dawn of the personal computer era certainly had a lot to do with it. But so do some very smart approaches to work and life that all of us can follow. Personal finance site recently published a list of 10 habits and experiences that make Gates so successful and … Read More

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