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10 Rules for Working from Home

UPDATED November 14th, 2017 When you’re working from home, it can be tempting to stay in your pajamas, take frequent snack breaks, and work your schedule around daytime TV shows. But in reality, if you want to be as productive as possible,…

15 Reasons to Challenge Yourself Every Day

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Challenging yourself daily is a surefire path to success in all areas of your life. For inspiration, take advantage of Go For Broke Day, which is on April 5. The expression “go for broke” means to go for it,…

Crowdfunding Cool: 10 Kickstarter Campaigns that Make You Want to Mobilize

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Crowdfunding has officially gone mainstream but it's still one of the best ways for budding entrepreneurs, designers and artists to start a business or fund a project. In fact, it's quickly becoming a major part of the economy.…

The Subtle Art of Writing the Perfect Thank You Notes

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Never underestimate the power and elegance of a thank you written down on stationary. Perfect thank you notes are material evidence that you are genuinely thankful for a present, a favor, or for walking your dog when you were in the hospital.…

'Best Regards vs. 'Sincerely': Tips on Email Sign-Offs

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Do you agonize over how to close your emails? Email sign-offs can be tricky — they're less formal than a written letter (does anyone send those anymore?) and more formal than a text. With no inflection, it can be challenging to convey the…

Power ON: How to Be Stronger and Never Come Across as Meek

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Everyone knows how to be stronger physically; the real trick is figuring out how to be mentally strong. First and foremost, you have to truly know, and believe in, yourself. Make the words of two of our greatest thinkers your mantra: No one…

Goal Setting : How to Get the Heck Out of Your Own Way and Actually Grow!

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New Year's resolutions are all about goal-setting, but how do you actually reach those goals once you've set them? That's the tricky part! And many times you are your own biggest obstacle. We're all guilty of self-sabotage from time to time…

How to Create an Investment Portfolio Like a Total Boss

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Apparently putting all your eggs in one basket is not what investors with experience do when creating an investment portfolio. Experts agree that these portfolios, or collections of assets, can be less of a risk in in the ever unpredictable…

How to be Successful and Map Your Year for Total, No-Nonsense Results

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You want to know how to be successful in the New Year? Be sure to map it out then. Grab some paper and colored markers because your creative brain transcends your logical mind. And since it’s known that humans have limited willpower, giving…