- Oct 17 20161 minute
How Mindfulness Can Save You Money
IF YOU PUT PEOPLE IN BRAIN SCANNERS and give them something delicious—say, wine or chocolate—the reward centers of their brains light up. In other words, it’s making them feel good. But if you promise them a delicious item in the future, there’s no r
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Kim & Kanye Their New Family Crisis
WHEN KANYE WEST ranted about Beyoncé and complimented Trump before abruptly leaving the stage at his Nov. 19 concert, many fans shrugged it off as one more controversial move by a consistently unpredictable artist. But it seems West’s outbursts are m
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Millionaires say small moves make the biggest differences in your portfolio.
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Hold Yourself Accountable—You’ll Be Happier
PEOPLE TEND TO EXTERNALIZE WHEN THEY encounter problems—to look beyond themselves and find fault with others when things go wrong. Society’s mantra is “There’s plenty of blame to go around!” You can hear it echo in the reactions to the election. But
- Sep 1 20163 minutes
Many millionaires attribute their success to their careers and companies. Do what they do.
- Sep 26 20161 minute
Why We Should Watch Our Internal Clocks
IN OUR RELENTLESS QUEST TO LIVE healthier, happier, more productive lives, we often overlook a powerful tool within us: our internal sense of timing. The human body is genetically designed to coordinate the “when” of almost all aspects of life—sleep,
- Jan 1 20172 minutes
10 Entrepreneurs Share Fail-Safe Strategies For More Effective Meetings
We asked readers: How do you make the most of everyone's least favorite work routine? Here's what they had to say.1. Plan ahead. Set the agenda one week ahead of time. Allow employees to comment on it prior to the meeting so they have time to really
- Jan 1 20164 minutes
7 Smart Financial Steps to Take in 2016
Make 2016 your year to prosper.
- Sep 1 20162 minutes
How to Feel Like a Millionaire
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD FAMOUSLY WROTE, “The very rich … are different from you and me.” And he didn’t mean that in a good way. To paraphrase the author, whose themes often touched on the corrosive effects of extreme wealth, the superaffluent are soft an
- Dec 15 20166 minutes
Facing The Darkness
Depression still carries a stigma for entrepreneurs, who are expected to be energetic optimists. But the problem is emerging from the shadows.
- Dec 1 20163 minutes
Who's That Gift Really For?
Before you give, think about how thoughtful you're actually being.
- Jan 1 20162 minutes
Little Extras That Make a Big Difference to Employees
Want to reward your workers without offering bonuses? The little things count, so look at this list of benefits that your staff will appreciate.
- Nov 7 20165 minutes
Read a Novel: It’s Just What the Doctor Ordered
IT’S WELL-ESTABLISHED SCIENCE THAT READING boosts vocabulary, sharpens reason and expands intellectual horizons. But the latest round of research on the benefits of literature focuses on how it improves not our IQ, but our EQ. Book lovers profess a
- Sep 1 20155 minutes
7 Lessons From Entrepreneurs Who Kept Their Day Jobs While Starting Their Businesses
The insight you gain while working for someone else can mean the difference between a successful entrepreneurial enterprise and one that fizzles.
- Sep 1 20163 minutes
Sweat the Key Details
Keeping more of what you earn—and finding ways to motivate yourself to act—will help you move the dial to seven figures.
- Nov 1 20162 minutes
You’re Already Good. Here’s How to Step It Up
Fortune reviews three major releases this season that promise to help you elevate your thinking, motivation, and creativity in work and in life.
- Mar 1 20157 minutes
A Winning Personality: Why Ambiverts Make Great Entrepreneurs
Ambiverts are individuals with characteristics of both introverts and extroverts. Could this balance equip them to be superior business leaders?
- May 1 20162 minutes
How to Handle Personal Conflicts Professionally
Whether it's a betrayal, a personal dislike or a choice between public or private acknowledgement, personal conflicts can arise at work. Find out the right way to navigate these situations.
- Jul 1 20155 minutes
5 Tips to Getting an Accurate Valuation
There are some guidelines to consider that can steer you toward the right valuation number-and set you on the road to growth.
- Oct 24 20163 minutes
Where the Next Crisis Will Come From
Keep an eye on depressed lenders, shadow banks, and China
- Jun 27 20162 minutes
Microsoft’s LinkedIn Buy Proves Social Media Is Graying
IN SILICON VALLEY, FIVE YEARS MIGHT AS well be an epoch. When LinkedIn, the online network geared for professionals, went public in May 2011, it was heralded as the opening of a lucrative new frontier for fast-growing social-media firms. The stock po
- Apr 1 20141 minute
3 Strategies for Dealing With Toxic People
Unfortunately, you can't change them. But you can change the way you interact with them.
- Apr 1 20132 minutes
6 Fundamental Tax Tips for Entrepreneurs
Follow these simple rules to maximize your money--while staying on the IRS's good side.
- Aug 1 20162 minutes
5 Crucial Performance Metrics
MEASURE WHAT REALLY MATTERS AND YOU’LL MULTIPLY YOUR LEADERSHIP IMPACT EXPONENTIALLY.
- Sep 1 20162 minutes
4 Smart Moves to Protect Against Financial Disaster
One day you're a millionaire, the next day you're not.
- Apr 1 20142 minutes
Meet the Real Estate Franchise Backed by Warren Buffett
One of the first enterprises Buffett is allowing to use the Berkshire Hathaway brand name is a real-estate brokerage.
- Oct 24 20162 minutes
The Literacy of Long-Form Thinking
A man from ancient Rome said it was better to know nothing about a subject than to half-know it. I’m worried that this Republic of ours is set on proving his wisdom all over again. Only, we aren’t even bothering to know 50% of what’s going on. Seems
- Oct 1 20161 minute
The Best Credit Cards Now
PUT MORE POW! IN YOUR PLASTIC: SEE MONEY’S TOP PICKS FOR CASH SEEKERS, FREQUENT FLIERS, SMART BORROWERS, AND MORE.
- Nov 27 20161 minute
Bumbling Is Good For The Brain
JIHAN THOMPSON NEURONAL CONNECTIONS ARE created in the brain when you attempt something new. Plenty of research indicates this, including a 2010 study in The Journal of Neuroscience that found that even after just two sessions of practicing a new ta
- Sep 19 20161 minute
We Shouldn’t Dismiss People Who Deny Facts
IT’S EASY TO DISMISS PEOPLE WHO believe things that are factually incorrect—that vaccines cause autism, for example, or that climate change isn’t real. But if we really want to change how they think, we need to take an honest look at what’s driving t