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How to Travel to Exotic, Expensive Cities on $50 a Day (Photo: Marc P. Demoz) OK, I’ve had a few short posts recently. Now it’s time for my favorite: a post you will want to print out, refer to often, and take with you on adventures. In this case, we’ll explore budget travel that is luxury travel. How to Travel to Exotic, Expensive Cities on $50 a Day
How Risk-Averse Entrepreneurs Succeed: Low-Cost Testing Using Reddit, PayPal, In-Person Pressure, and More Entrepreneurs are risk-takers… or so the story goes. In my experience, nothing could be further from the truth. Over the last 13 years in Silicon Valley, I’ve found that the homerun hitters are precisely the opposite: risk-averse. They mitigate downside whenever possible with low-cost and short-term testing. They’re often extremely ambitious and aggressive (e.g. Travis Kalanick of Uber or Elon Musk), but they aren’t remotely haphazard. How Risk-Averse Entrepreneurs Succeed: Low-Cost Testing Using Reddit, PayPal, In-Person Pressure, and More
The secrets of body language: why you should never cross your arms again The secrets of body language: why you should never cross your arms again 7K Flares 7K Flares × Body language is older and more innate for us as humans than even language or facial expressions. That’s why people born blind can perform the same body language expressions as people who can see. They come pre-programmed with our brains.
The Answer for Massive Calves The Answer for Massive Calves by John Paul Catanzaro – 6/13/2012 In my small home gym, I have three dedicated machines for calf training: a standing calf raise unit that goes up to 600 pounds, a seated calf raise machine, and a step platform equipped with a handle for one-leg calf raises. These are the sort of machines that you'd see in large commercial gym, not usually in a smaller home-based setup.
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SCHOPENHAUER'S 38 STRATAGEMS, OR 38 WAYS TO WIN AN ARGUMENT SCHOPENHAUER'S 38 STRATAGEMS, OR 38 WAYS TO WIN AN ARGUMENT Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), was a brilliant German philosopher. These 38 Stratagems are excerpts from "The Art of Controversy", first translated into English and published in 1896. Carry your opponent's proposition beyond its natural limits; exaggerate it. The more general your opponent's statement becomes, the more objections you can find against it. The more restricted and narrow his or her propositions remain, the easier they are to defend by him or her.
Little Steps: 100 Great Tips For Saving Money For Those Just Getting Started Little Steps: 100 Great Tips For Saving Money For Those Just Getting Started Yesterday, I discussed how anyone can turn their financial life around if they just take that first step – the first step is always the hardest one. After that, you start taking more and more little steps and before you know it, your financial life is getting better and better. What follows is a list of 100 more steps to take. Each of these tactics are simple little moves you can make to improve your financial situation. Some of them take just a few minutes, others might take an hour or two, some of them require a bit of regular effort, but they’re all incredibly simple – anyone can do them. Each of them also save significant money, especially over the long haul, and when combined together these tips can save you a lot of money now.
How to Become a Productivity Ninja How to Become a Productivity Ninja Believe it or not, productivity can be learned, grasshopper. Yeah, I didn’t believe it either..until I transformed myself into a productivity ninja. Today, I’m going to teach you to maximize your time at your computer, dominate your email in-box, and spend less time on unimportant tasks to focus on what really matters.
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Inner Alignment of Intelligences This is a pattern designed to use your seven kinds of smart. The first part is a sequential instruction set. The second part lays out the same instructions in a way that will enable you to print them and use them for the pattern easily. Inner Alignment of Intelligences
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When we’re children, we have a lot of time to think about things. Many of us thought about what we wanted to be as adults, or the type of life that we wanted to live. It’s simple being a child, and though we didn’t realize it then, most of us had an abundance of one of the most valuable things a person can have; time. Eventually, most of us find jobs or launch into careers, and that’s when it happens; we stop thinking, at least about the important things. We don’t leave ourselves the time to self-reflect and ask ourselves questions like ‘am I happy doing what I’m doing?‘ and if not ‘so what else could I be doing? Lifestyle Design - The Power of Self-Reflection
Anyone who grew up in the '80s knows that parenting used to be a whole other ball of wax. Allergies were rare, kids roamed the suburbs in roving bicycle gangs and unsupervised adventures were around every corner. Kids who grew up in the '90s couldn't leave the house without a speech on stranger danger and an extra dose of Flintstones vitamins, just in case. But it turns out there are some things that lazy/negligent parents kind of got right. Like ... 5 Hallmarks of Bad Parenting That Are Actually Good for Kids
Use your whole mind to remember. © iStockphoto/Yakobchuk The tools in this section help you to improve your memory. They help you both to remember facts accurately and to remember the structure of information. Memory Improvement Techniques - Improve Your Memory with
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The Misconception: You do nice things for the people you like and bad things to the people you hate. The Truth: You grow to like people for whom you do nice things and hate people you harm. Benjamin Franklin knew how to deal with haters. Born in 1706 as the eighth of 17 children to a Massachusetts soap and candlestick maker, the chances Benjamin would go on to become a gentleman, scholar, scientist, statesman, musician, author, publisher and all-around general bad-ass were astronomically low, yet he did just that and more because he was a master of the game of personal politics. Like many people full of drive and intelligence born into a low station, Franklin developed strong people skills and social powers. The Benjamin Franklin Effect & You Are Not So Smart
Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Quieting the Mind | zen habits Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Todd Goldfarb at the We The Change blog. Meditation is the art of focusing 100% of your attention in one area. The practice comes with a myriad of well-publicized health benefits including increased concentration, decreased anxiety, and a general feeling of happiness. Although a great number of people try meditation at some point in their lives, a small percentage actually stick with it for the long-term. This is unfortunate, and a possible reason is that many beginners do not begin with a mindset needed to make the practice sustainable. The purpose of this article is to provide 20 practical recommendations to help beginners get past the initial hurdles and integrate meditation over the long term:
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