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10 Life Changing Ways to Invest in Yourself. This is a guest post by Grant Hensel of Viibrant.

10 Life Changing Ways to Invest in Yourself

If you stripped Bill Gates of his assets and dumped him on the street…he’d be back to living a comfortable life with plenty of income in about a week. Why? Bill Gates has tons of human capital. Wikipedia defines human capital as “The stock of competencies, knowledge, social and personality attributes, including creativity, embodied in the ability to perform labor so as to produce economic value.” If Bill Gates suddenly became homeless he could walk into the headquarters of any major company on the planet, offer his services as a consultant and start making 6+ figures a year.

18 Encouraging Quotes Every Aspiring Expert Needs to Hear. So you wanted to learn how to (insert your awesome skill here), but you’ve hit a wall?

18 Encouraging Quotes Every Aspiring Expert Needs to Hear

You are struggling to get to the next level of expertise and just need a little bit of motivation to keep you going? Well you’ve come to the right place. In this post you’ll read quotes from authors, athletes, scientists and artists that will inspire you to strive for expertise. Let us know in the comments what your favorite motivational quote related to expertise is. “An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.” – Niels Bohr “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin “Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise.

“An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less.” – Nicholas M. “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. “Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou “People wonder why first-time directors can make a brilliant picture, then suck on the second one. 5 Secrets to Effective Decision Making  – PMO. “Jane,” a senior exec working to build leadership throughout her team, looked up from her salad and confided.

5 Secrets to Effective Decision Making  – PMO

“Karin, the truth is I have so many things going on in any given day, I may not remember the exact decision I made if it was a trivial matter, and I may not even remember exactly what I said about something important. But what I DO KNOW is what I WOULD HAVE SAID in any given circumstance. My values guide my decision-making, so the answer would always be the same. Finding Your Signature Sauce. 29 Simple Resolutions to Make This Year. My name is ___________.

29 Simple Resolutions to Make This Year

My life hasn’t exactly gone as planned. Yet, as I move into the new year, here is my resolution. 1. I choose to live intentionally. Far too long I’ve lived intentionally unintentional. 2. 3. 27 Books Every Twentysomething Needs to Read. What are the most influential, inspiring, and important books every twentysomething and Millennial needs to read?

27 Books Every Twentysomething Needs to Read

If you’re looking for a Christmas gift for your twentysomething friends, or for yourself–a gift that just might change someone’s life for about $10, I’ve got 27 great ideas for you. Now I’m not going to “officially” put my two books on the list, but I am going to thank every one of you because 101 Secrets For Your Twenties currently has 166 Five-Star reviews on Amazon ​​and is on its fifth print! It still all feels surreal. Thank you! And just two days ago, Candace Cameron Bure, AKA – co-host on The View and DJ Tanner on Full House, shared 101 Secrets on her Instagram and Facebook page to her millions of followers. 101 Secrets For Your Twenties living large with Candace Cameron Bure’s “Puppy Love” Then thank you as well for supporting my newest book All Groan Up: Searching For Self, Faith, and a Freaking Job!

It’s been a wild few years! The list below is entirely non-fiction. 10 Scientific Keys to Change Any Behavior. Changing your behavior is hard.

10 Scientific Keys to Change Any Behavior

Luckily, there is a scientifically proven way to do it that gives you the best chance of success. Anyone who is trying to change their behavior without understanding this science needs to stop, now. Read up on the science. Learn to do it the more effective way. Then, start again, with better strategies, and create the life you’ve always wanted. Here’s the other thing you should know: behavior change is hard.

But that’s okay. 37-secrets-only-successful-people-know. The business of business isn't really all that complicated.


While there is, of course, specific knowledge required for specific industries, this post encapsulates everything that you'll need to know to survive and thrive in the business world. The lists below are adapted and condensed from my recently published book, Business Without the Bullsh*t: 49 Secrets and Shortcuts You Need to Know. 1. 21 life lessons we learned from our mothers. There are big things (don't wallow in self pity) and small ones (don't buy Christmas presents too early), but when it comes to the advice our moms give us, it all makes a difference, no matter how complicated or simple.

21 life lessons we learned from our mothers

In a tribute to some of the life lessons they've learned, the TODAY Parenting Team shows us why it's always important to listen to your mother. Have your own ideas to share? Join the conversation and become a member of the TODAY Parenting Team and tell us the best life lessons YOU learned from your mom. 1. Be empathetic. "A career social worker by trade and a wonderful, caring person by birth, Jody Geist taught us to live outward—to think about others and to consider where they might be coming from before we speak, act, or make an assumption.

" Willie Geist Willie Geist stops to smell the flowers with his mom. 2. "In her house rules were simple, expectations were high but there was still love. Angie Goff Angie Goff with Mama Chin.