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Here Are 9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth. “The metaphor I like is the avalanche,” says Thomas Corley, the author of “Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals.” “These habits are like snowflakes — they build up, and […]
Here Are 9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day
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10 Ways Rich People Think Differently

If you ask Thomas Corley, being rich has very little to do with luck and everything to do with habits. Corley, who spent five years monitoring and analysing the daily activities and habits of people both wealthy and living in poverty (233 wealthy and 128 poor, specifically), isolated what he […]
10 Ways Rich People Think Differently
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10 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoon

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are over the weekend. “Successful people tend to adhere to routines in general, so it’s no surprise that the most successful people I […]
10 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoon
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13 Awful Things That Happen If You Don’t Brush And Floss Your Teeth

Can’t ever find the time to take care of your teeth? About half of Americans don’t floss daily, and one in five don’t brush twice daily — so you’re not alone. But you may want to reconsider. “Taking care of your teeth and gums isn’t just about preventing cavities or […]
13 Awful Things That Happen If You Don’t Brush And Floss Your Teeth
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12 Surprising Things That Can Make You Successful

Sure, we all know that an Ivy League education, stint at a blue-chip firm, and stellar sales skills can help us get ahead. But it may surprise you just how many lesser known, seemingly random variables contribute to your professional success. From the month you were born to your comedic […]
12 Surprising Things That Can Make You Successful
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How The Great Recession Turned The US Into A Nation Of Penny-Pinchers

America has nearly twice as many savers as spenders, according to new data from Gallup. Ever since the Great Recession took hold, the percentage of Americans that prefer to save their money has grown. The post-recession divide between spenders and savers is now bigger than ever, with 62% of Americans […]
How The Great Recession Turned The US Into A Nation Of Penny-Pinchers
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What 9 Highly Successful People Do In Their Free Time

The most successful people know how important it is to have interests and hobbies outside of their work lives. Some of these hobbies are useful and considered important networking tools, while others are more focused on personal development and pushing themselves. Some are purely thrill-seeking and allow people in high-stress […]
What 9 Highly Successful People Do In Their Free Time
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12 Leaders Share Their Biggest Management Pet Peeves

Everyone has things that make them tick, and that’s especially true for powerful leaders who frequently deal with people. From half-baked ideas to working around the clock, we’ve collected the management pet peeves of 12 of the world’s most influential leaders. Most items on the list are smart things to […]
12 Leaders Share Their Biggest Management Pet Peeves
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30 Bad Financial Habits You Should Outgrow By Age 30

[credit provider=”Flickr / almostsummersky” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/almostsummersky/6423507833/in/photostream/”] Age 30 gets inflated by everyone, from the media at large to our mothers at home. We recently read a creative take on turning 30 at The Frisky, which published “30 Things Every Woman Should Quit Doing By 30.“In response to that piece, we’ve asked users […]
30 Bad Financial Habits You Should Outgrow By Age 30
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5 Habits Of Really Smart People

[credit provider=”Ourit Ben-Haim/Underground New York Public Library ” url=”http://undergroundnewyorkpubliclibrary.com/”] Most people don’t really think much about how they learn. Generally you assume learning comes naturally. You listen to someone speak either in conversation or in a lecture and you simply absorb what they are saying, right? Not really. In fact, I find […]
5 Habits Of Really Smart People
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7 Researched-Based Ways To Stop Wasting Your Time

[credit provider=”Instagram/theblacktux” url=”http://statigr.am/p/340014892053129555_216532777″] 1) Use The 20 Second RuleMake things you shouldn’t do take 20 seconds longer to accomplish (moving the ever-buzzing phone across the room) and the things you should do 20 seconds easier.
7 Researched-Based Ways To Stop Wasting Your Time
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4 Easy Habits That Boost Productivity

[credit provider=”kristinreiter via Instagram” url=”http://instagram.com/p/SPh5cChTjK/”] The technology age has made it easier to get distracted as surfing for anything on the web is a quick click away.For smaller companies, this decrease in productivity is extremely costly since resources are slim. Therefore, workers have to be as productive as possible. This […]
4 Easy Habits That Boost Productivity
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How To Manipulate Consumers Into Craving Your Product

[credit provider=”The Perfect Workout via statigram ” url=”http://statigr.am/p/315498638686660177_202525616″] Getting a customer to buy your product is one thing. Getting them to buy that product on a weekly basis is another entirely.How to do it >
How To Manipulate Consumers Into Craving Your Product
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8 Bad Work Habits That Will Kill Your Career

[credit provider=”Statigram/stintus” url=”http://statigr.am/p/295516146952767789_3835193″] Wondering why you’re not advancing in your career more quickly, or why you always seem to be overlooked when it comes time for raises, promotions, or important projects?The answer might be that you’re holding yourself back, through one or more of these eight career-killing behaviours.
8 Bad Work Habits That Will Kill Your Career
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The 10 Strangest Diets In Sports History

[credit provider=”Twitter/TheRock” url=”https://twitter.com/TheRock”] Earlier this week, wrestler/actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson tweeted out his “cheat meals,” which consisted of 12 pancakes, four “double dough” pizzas, and 21 brownies — all in one day. This might seem like an insane amount of food for one man to eat, but considering The Rock […]
The 10 Strangest Diets In Sports History
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11 Habits That Exude Success

[credit provider=”Flickr/david_shankbone” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/shankbone/4593815143/”] Consider this: You can polish your mind with knowledge until it is a blinding shine, but if you don’t externalize it, no one will recognise it.Success is all about being noticed. You get noticed by showing the goods. By adopting the following habits, you’ll televise your qualities […]
11 Habits That Exude Success
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5 Simple Steps That Will Change Your Bad Habits Into Useful Ones

[credit provider=”Flickr/heliosphan” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ryustar/2816521378/”] Here are five steps for breaking your worst habits and turning them into something positive:Ironically, studies show saying “I’ll never do that again” makes you even more likely to do that again. About 40% of the actions we perform in a day are habits. So we’re on […]
5 Simple Steps That Will Change Your Bad Habits Into Useful Ones
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Workers Reveal The Most Annoying Office Elevator Etiquette

[credit provider=”Benimoto via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/benimoto/2072965472/”] Everyone has an elevator story. It’s either too slow or too crowded or someone awkward is on board and you’re trapped for the next few minutes with them. Who knows what can happen in those few minutes. 
Workers Reveal The Most Annoying Office Elevator Etiquette
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5 Budget-Wrecking Habits I Just Can’t Seem To Kick

[credit provider=”Flickr via ktpupp” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ktpupp/336136328/in/photostream/”] We may all be in the good habit of saving money on a regular basis, but let me ask you this…do you have bad habits that are actually costing you money?I am not talking about impulsive spending, personal vices such as drugs and alcohol, a […]
5 Budget-Wrecking Habits I Just Can’t Seem To Kick
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7 Emotional Triggers That Will Persuade People To Do Whatever You Want

[credit provider=”Gareth Williams via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/gareth1953/5617163875/”] Sally Hogshead is in an unenviable position. As the author of a book called Fascinate: Your Seven Triggers to Persuasion and Captivation, she addresses audiences who will feel shortchanged if their socks aren’t knocked off.The audience at the Inc. Leadership Forum in Miami […]
7 Emotional Triggers That Will Persuade People To Do Whatever You Want
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The Cost Of All Your Bad Habits Is More Than Just Stress

[credit provider=”Flickr / SuperFantastic” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/superfantastic/166215927/in/photostream/”] Good Morning DINKS!I am happy to say that I do not have any expensive bad habits; I don’t drink and I don’t do any illegal or legal substances.
The Cost Of All Your Bad Habits Is More Than Just Stress
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The Psychology Of Money: Is $5 The New 99 Cents?

[credit provider=”Flickr / laszlo-photo” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/laszlo-photo/6763655377/in/photostream/”] Research has proven people are drawn to prices ending in .99, but now it seems $5 is the new pricepoint driving shoppers to spend, reports Fast Company’s Martin Lindstrom.”More recently Google released Google Wallet, a new mobile payment system. Then it offered customers $5 compensation for the pain of […]
The Psychology Of Money: Is $5 The New 99 Cents?
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Wasting Leftovers Spoils Up To $2,000 Per Year For Average US Families

[credit provider=”Flickr / Kevin McShane” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/lobraumeister/3077609847/in/photostream/”] Tossing out uneaten leftovers spoils between $500 and $2,000 per year for the average U.S. family, reports The Journal’s Sarah Nassauer. Blame our lousy spending habits: Whether we’re splurging with coupons or addicted to Seamless, we’re adding 30 million tons to America’s landfills. 
Wasting Leftovers Spoils Up To $2,000 Per Year For Average US Families
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Employees Reveal The Habits That Annoy Them Most At Work

[credit provider=”flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dodogoeslr/314115619/”] The more time you spend with someone, the more likely you’ll start to exhibit characteristics that annoy one another. And this isn’t an exception in the workplace. 
Employees Reveal The Habits That Annoy Them Most At Work
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4 Reasons Giving Your Kids An Allowance Always Pays Off

[credit provider=”Flickr / joeduty” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jduty/3778707992/in/photostream/”] According to DoughMain, most parents start awarding their kids an allowance at age 5.Yet 2,034 parents surveyed by the site were nearly split on the issue: half said they give an allowance, while the other half said they do not. 
4 Reasons Giving Your Kids An Allowance Always Pays Off
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10 Mind Hacks To Take Your Shopping Habits From So-So To Awesome

[credit provider=”Flickr / Adam Tinworth” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/adders/12041964/in/photostream/”] From strategically placed merchandise to misleading sales, stores spend millions of marketing dollars every year to entice people into spending and overspending.There’s no doubt they’re good at what they do, since many consumers find themselves returning from a routine shopping trip with sacks full of […]
10 Mind Hacks To Take Your Shopping Habits From So-So To Awesome
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What’s The Secret To Breaking Bad Habits Forever?

[credit provider=”Flickr/Javier Ignacio” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/santoposmoderno/5271854935/”] You can’t kill bad habits but you can replace them.A habit has three parts: the cue (what makes you crave a cigarette), the routine (smoking) and the reward (feeling relaxed.)
What’s The Secret To Breaking Bad Habits Forever?
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INFOGRAPHIC: Why Americans Need More Sleep

It’s not only doctors, lawyers and police officers that are sleep-deprived — 60% of American adults aren’t getting the required number of ZZZ’s for a healthy lifestyle.  
INFOGRAPHIC: Why Americans Need More Sleep
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HabitForge Helps You Get Your Spending Under Control In 21 Days

[credit provider=”Business Insider / Daniel Goodman”] HabitForge is our new favourite tool to curb senseless spending, stick to a budget and keep the weight off. Just sign up at HabitForge.com and tell the site what you’re trying to do. You’ll phrase your goal in a question that’ll be emailed to you […]
HabitForge Helps You Get Your Spending Under Control In 21 Days
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Undercover Reporter Shares The Secrets Of Working At Walmart And Applebee’s

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Walmart_employees_adding_boxes_to_baler.jpg”] For nearly a year, Tracie McMillan, a former editor at City Limits, went undercover, working alongside Mexican garlic crews, produce managers at Walmart – the nation’s largest supplier of food – and Caribbean line cooks at Applebee’s to learn about America’s food system.McMillan, author of the new book, The American […]
Undercover Reporter Shares The Secrets Of Working At Walmart And Applebee’s
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More Than 2,000 Americans Reveal Their Worst Vices

[credit provider=”Mait Juriado via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mait/4288799551/”] Not only do women find it easier to be faithful to their hairstylists than their husbands, but more than 10 per cent of females lie about the number of people they have slept with, according to a survey conducted by Yahoo! Shine in partnership with Fitness Magazine.  The […]
More Than 2,000 Americans Reveal Their Worst Vices
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Now You Can Blame Your Parents For Making You A Shopaholic

[credit provider=”Flickr / presta ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/presta/144366995/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] One of the greatest talents shopaholics have in common is the ability to convince themselves that whatever it is they’re about to put on their credit card is somehow worth it:I’ve earned this.
Now You Can Blame Your Parents For Making You A Shopaholic
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How Starbucks Rewards Card Helps Me Save On My Coffee Addiction

[credit provider=”Flickr – filmvanalledag” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/filmvanalledag/4356562807/”] As Starbucks’ 10-cent price increase looms ahead, you might be considering kicking your coffee addiction.But there’s an alternative to the scary cold-turkey approach: joining a program that will help you manage your habit.
How Starbucks Rewards Card Helps Me Save On My Coffee Addiction
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5 Bad Habits That Might Just Save Your Life

We can’t say that any of the below frowned-upon habits will make you a better person on the whole. A regimen of all-natural foods and quiet meditation, free of all vices, is surely still the way to go if you want to live a long, healthy life.
5 Bad Habits That Might Just Save Your Life
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This Four-Step Plan Has Been Scientifically Tested To Break Bad Habits

[credit provider=”Flickr/Alejandra Mavroski” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/adenocorticotropina/448430806/”] Does someone on your team or in your family struggle with a long-standing habit that makes that person less productive, less able to change effectively, and a distraction or worse to your organisation or family?The problem could be obesity, smoking, inappropriate work relationships, or internet addiction. It […]
This Four-Step Plan Has Been Scientifically Tested To Break Bad Habits
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3 Annoying Habits Of Successful People

I once had the privilege of spending 50 days with Peter Drucker, the world’s great authority on management. During that time, he said many memorable things, but one that sticks in my mind was a comment he made about my profession. 
3 Annoying Habits Of Successful People
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