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It's All Your Fault

Alejandra Aguirre | Posted 11.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Aguirre

Recently I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts: The Tim Ferriss Show, he referenced a short essay called "It's Always Your Fault" written by ...

Optimal Performance Doesn't Require Perfection

Rohini Ross | Posted 10.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rohini Ross

I have been writing my blog for over a year, and this is the first time I haven't been sure what to write about. Normally something stands out during ...

Join the Class of The New Rich

Milena Milićević | Posted 08.30.2016 | Business
Milena Milićević

To put it simply, the New Rich are the class of people who abandon the predetermined life-plan: go to university, find a steady job, settle down, pay the mortgage for the next 30 years and enjoy life when you retire.

National Grit

Todd Buchholz | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Todd Buchholz

If the U.S. were a grittier place, would voters have permitted Social Security and Medicare to rack up $50 trillion in debt that will be paid by their children and grandchildren?

On Reading Haruki Murakami: What Does It Mean To Follow An Author's Canon Of Work?

Chris Castiglione | Posted 06.28.2016 | Books
Chris Castiglione

Haruki Murakami's books are a blend of modern culture, and fantasy. Arguably, Murakami is Japan's most famous author, his writing resonates on a frequ...

How it Feels To Be in a NYC Startup [Video]

Chris Castiglione | Posted 06.22.2016 | Comedy
Chris Castiglione

"I have a friend, who is friends... with someone who knows Tim Ferriss."

Warming Up to the Idea of Writing Your College Essays

Douglas Danoff | Posted 06.06.2016 | College
Douglas Danoff

Just as in sports, where you warm up before actually playing, it's a really good idea to "warm up" before sitting down to work on your college essays. By gradually preparing your mind and body for the more vigorous activity ahead, you'll put yourself in the right space to maximize the quality of your essay-writing session. So here are some tips on how you can create a good writing warm-up for yourself.

The Secrets of Today's Reigning Lifestyle Entrepreneurs

Anna David | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Anna David

When I first heard the words "lifestyle" and "entrepreneur" together, I assumed a) that the person who said it was kidding and b) that this was a job description for someone who helped entrepreneurs decide whether they should buy the Porsche 911 or the new BMW electric. It turns out the lifestyle entrepreneurs are actually the ones buying the luxury cars.

5 Books That Influenced My Success Mindset

Lynn Daue | Posted 04.15.2016 | Books
Lynn Daue

These types of titles find permanent places in my personal library. Whenever I feel myself losing faith, getting off track, or generally questioning my deviance from the tried-and-true path, I pull out one of these five books to get back in the game.

Do You Need to Write a Book to Become a Public Speaker?

Phil Simon | Posted 03.07.2016 | Books
Phil Simon

As I know all too well, paid proper speaking gigs are few and far between. Still, it's hard to underestimate the benefits of writing a book, even for rare speaking gigs.

Transcendental Meditation: More Than a Stress Buster

Ann Purcell | Posted 02.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ann Purcell

Reduction of stress is an important step in normalizing the physiology so that it can function in an integrated and healthy manner, but "busting" stress is, after all, a side benefit of TM. Let's enjoy the natural outcome of this technique -- growing in unity consciousness -- enlightenment.

How I Got Free Golden State Warriors Tickets: The No. 1 Hack to Get What You Want

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Benjamin Hardy

Contrary to popular beliefs, there are shortcuts in life and the most successful people in the world use them. One of the biggest shortcuts is asking the right people for help. No matter where it is you want to go, there's a long way and a short way.

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Hardy

Like Bilbo, most of us are like butter scraped over too much bread. If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve  --  without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly crowded lives.

8 Mistakes of the Would-Be Digital Nomad Family

AK Turner | Posted 01.26.2015 | Travel
AK Turner

You work from your laptop. You've heard stories of people just like you who travel for months at a time. You think you're ready to give it a try. I think you're ready, too. When planning your first trip, make sure you avoid these eight common mistakes of would-be traveling families.

7 Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

Daniel Scalco | Posted 12.28.2014 | Small Business
Daniel Scalco

Success is not an overnight phenomenon. It requires a unique set of skills built over time. While there is no manual outlining what makes someone successful, the most successful entrepreneurs in the world seem to share these 7 habits.

7 Books That Will Change Your Life

Susie Moore | Posted 12.04.2014 | Books
Susie Moore

What I have here for you today is a curation of some of the books that have most impacted my life, changed me for the better and radically improved my quality of living. I feel sometimes like reading is cheating -- I get to learn from everyone else and use their experiences to drastically better my life.

Can We Trust Uber?

Peter Sims | Posted 11.30.2014 | Business
Peter Sims

As I saw during my time in venture capital, it's the little things that reveal what a company is all about at its core.

Sir Richard Branson Named Mentor in Shopify's Entrepreneurship Competition

Courtney Symons | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business
Courtney Symons

Sir Richard Branson is opening up his private island to five intrepid entrepreneurs as part of the Build A Business Competition. Five winners will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Necker Island, the home of Virgin Group's Sir Richard Branson.

How To Make The World a Better Place: 4 Lessons on Founding a Non-Profit

Christopher Molaro | Posted 10.04.2014 | Small Business
Christopher Molaro

To be sure, there are many ways one can try to change and help their community, big or small. Admittedly, there are more effective and less effectiv...

Did a Popular Time Management Hack Get It All Wrong? A Better Way To Daily Productivity

Brian Ainsley Horn | Posted 09.22.2014 | Small Business
Brian Ainsley Horn

In this day and age the 40-hr work week is looked down on in corporate America as not being good enough, its judged as "guess they don't want it bad e...

9 Things You Should Never Do At Work

| Jessica Stillman | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business

Author Tim Ferriss suggests some common bad habits you should definitely add to your not-to-do-list. Perhaps you've heard of a "not-to-do list." CE...

Being Smart Won't Get You Ahead, This Will

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.07.2014 | Small Business

Intellect is beside the point when you're starting a business, according to author and angel investor Tim Ferriss. Author of the bestselling "4-Hou...

Business Dreams Come True with Shopify!

Nova Lorraine | Posted 02.04.2014 | Small Business
Nova Lorraine

Ever thought about becoming an entrepreneur or creating a startup? If so you are in good company. Some the brightest have also opted to sacrifice everything to stand on a limb for a dream.

Career Guidance à la Heisenberg

David Cleary | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
David Cleary

Though Walt's pride -- or hubris, as many commentators have labeled it -- may have done more harm than good at times, I still can't help but aspire to find a passion and life pursuit which makes me feel "alive" in the same way running a drug empire did for Walt.

Why LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Makes Time To Do Nothing

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.03.2013 | GPS for the Soul

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner finds time every day to do nothing. And as one of the most powerful executives in the tech world, it's certainly not because ...