You Don’t Need More Motivation — You Need Habits

Skipped the gym? I will just make up for it tomorrow. Hit the snooze button? I just needed the rest. Brushed off something on your to-do list? It was not important. Procrastination is always an inner battle. But losing it has greater consequences than a missed workout or a blown

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Why Are Rich People Happier?

Peering into the lives of rich people is a guilty pleasure. Collectively love to hate them, even as we scroll through their Instagram pages or read what they buy. However, are they really happier than the rest of us? Based on the Data, the Answer is Yes What is interesting

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The Dark Side of Attending an Ivy League School

I was obsessed with college admissions in high school: better job opportunities, amazing connections, an alumni network, and a sense of confidence. And to be honest — this was largely true. I had many friends who attended Harvard and Yale who had six figure job offers after graduating. They were

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Why Some Smart, Hardworking People Never Become Successful

I believed that if smart people worked hard, they would eventually become successful. But as I grew older and began my career, I realized that this is not necessarily the case. Many people I knew who were intelligent and hard-working have gone on to have notable careers or start their

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Founding a Start-Up: Do Not Make These Mistakes

It has been two years since I started my job in private equity. Since then, I have worked with some fantastic individuals; Brian Rudolph from Banza, Daniel Katz from No Cow, and David Friedman from Epic Burger. Learning from these entrepreneurs drastically changed my views on what is important for

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Intermittent Fasting: Where to Start?

Most people eat five times a day — three meals and two snacks — to satisfy their hunger. After eating, blood sugar spikes and triggers the pancreas to release insulin into the blood. When you eat less frequently, less insulin is produced within the body. As a result, you are

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Intermittent Fasting: How It Changed My Life

Intermittent fasting is as it sounds. You are abstaining from calories for a period of time (usually 16 to 20 hours). There are a lot of intermittent fasting variations. I personally skip breakfast and lunch and only eat dinner at 7:00 P.M. After a few weeks of intermittent fasting, I

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The Myths of Home Ownership

Home ownership is great, and depending on how many years you own your home, it can be an excellent investment. However, it is also one of the biggest purchasing decisions you can ever make. When I bought my first apartment, I saved up everything I earned over the previous three

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Minimalism: How It Can Benefit Your Life Significantly

Minimalism is all about living with less. This includes fewer financial burdens such as debt and unnecessary expenses. For many minimalists, this is about getting rid of excess stuff and living life based on experiences rather than possessions. Minimalism looks different for everyone. For me, I paid down $75,000 in student loans and traveled to

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The Art of Making Tough Decisions

The art of making tough decisions is a topic that is always worth revisiting while you develop into a leader. To help you make these decisions more confidently in your career, business, or personal life, I have condensed down my decision-making process into the steps below: 1. Evaluate If The

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Is the Beyond Meat Burger Healthy?

Nowadays, it seems like you cannot go to a restaurant without seeing an Beyond Meat or Impossible Burger. What is the big deal with these burgers? Are they healthy for us? Are they same as veggie burgers, or completely different? Here are a few answers below: 1. What Goes Into

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Big Mistakes: Overconfidence Can Cost You Millions of Dollars

We are continuing our series on investing. You can see our previous article here. I bought Michael Batnick’s book Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments. The great value proposition of this book is the mistakes made by great investors such as Warren Buffet and and what we

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9 Things You Should Work on in Your 20s

People define success in many different ways. Some think it is a certain amount of money, while others define it as your level of freedom. However, going back to my friends and colleagues who are currently in their 30s, there are a few common lamentations when asked what they should

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Big Mistakes: Concentrated Investments are a Risky Business

I recently bought Michael Batnick’s book Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments. What Mr. Batnick does is use tales of investment greats such as Warren Buffett to teach lessons about behavioral finance. However, the great value proposition of this book is the mistakes made by the most

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