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16 Ways to Simplify Your Life

Carl Phillips | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

Simplifying our lives can help us combat these feelings. However, living a simpler life in, what can be, a complex world takes some guile. With this in mind, here are some ideas to help you on your own journey to simpler.

Three Lessons from Perry Marshall -- Marketing Pro Extraordinaire

John Bowen | Posted 03.22.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

A reluctant marketer, Marshall went into sales after being laid off from his engineering job. His innate talent at using direct marketing to reach potential clients helped the tech company he worked for boost its sales from just $200,000 to more than $4 million in just four years.

The Only Healthy Eating Rule You Need This Year

Chris Freytag | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Freytag

Yes, you can have that dessert. No, you cannot have dessert every night. Yes, you should work out most days. No, you don't have to beat yourself up if you skip a day. Always strive to have most -- at least 80 percent -- of your choices be healthy.


Richard Koch | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Few things are less clear - or more important - than what the West's attitude should be to the rest of the world. Most of the policies tried in the l...

J is for Judgment

Rajesh Setty | Posted 03.20.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Judgment is "the ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions." My first startup taught me a lot of lessons in the world of...

Koch's Law of Wealth Creation

Richard Koch | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business
Richard Koch

Talent is not enough. Talent is useless if it doesn't create wealth or wellbeing. We should therefore ask what alchemy converts talent to wealth-makin...

A Broken Kindle Made Me Happy

Richard Koch | Posted 11.18.2013 | Books
Richard Koch

My Kindle broke yesterday. This made me very happy. Not at first you understand. I was quite cross as I wanted to read the end of my thriller. But when you are a book addict and you have no new books to read, you read old ones. And I made a remarkable discovery.

Do You Have Too Many Friends?

Richard Koch | Posted 11.03.2013 | World
Richard Koch

Without relationships we are either dead to the world - or dead. Although banal, this is true. Our friendships are at the heart of our lives, and help to determine who we are, and how happy and successful we will be. But quantity is the enemy of quality.

Time Revolution

Richard Koch | Posted 10.20.2013 | Business
Richard Koch

Everyone needs a time revolution. It is not that we are short of time or have too much of it. It is the way we treat time that is both the problem and the opportunity. Time revolution is the fastest way for anyone to take a giant leap in happiness and value to other people.

Think Inside the Box!

Richard Koch | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business
Richard Koch

I'm really excited! I've just stumbled across the best new technique for boosting the performance of any business. And guess what -- the method is b...

Rolling in the D'oh!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 09.24.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Wait a minute... We've heard of insurance companies giving their customers the runaround, or excuses, or, for that matter, giving them the middle finger. But giving them... money?

Physician, Heal Thyself -- Where's the 'Affordable Government Act'?

Linda E. Brooks Rix | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
Linda E. Brooks Rix

Think of the power of paying each taxpayer back -- rebating the Treasury -- when the government isn't efficient enough and spends more than 20 percent maximum on administrative costs.

8 Reasons Not to Worry

Richard Koch | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business
Richard Koch

Everyone wants to worry less. Few of us manage it. Here are eight reasons not to worry, together with ways to stop worrying that can really work.

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Brings Cash Benefit To Consumers | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business

Millions of health insurance customers are due rebates this year that will total $500 million because of President Barack Obama's health care reform l...

How I Learned To Love My Clothes Again

Anya Strzemien | Posted 12.26.2012 | Style
Anya Strzemien

Even this Express dress and jean jacket from the '90s.

Tyler Kingkade

For-Profit Colleges Rake In Billions, But 3 Will Be Cut Off | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.28.2012 | College

For-profit colleges collected $32 billion from the federal government in the 2010-11 academic year, but three of those schools will now be cut off fro...