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Before we can take on the world, we need to feel engaged, prepared and capable. In this section, we explore ways to stay connected to a positive, results-oriented sense of agency as you take on the challenges and opportunities of life.

The Real Way to Dress for Success

The Real Way to Dress for Success

The way you dress sends signals to the real world; here’s how to make sure you’re sending the right ones. On its own, “dress for success” is kind of an absurd piece of advice. (Though you might find the specifics detailed by Rishi Chullani in How to Dress for a Networking Event and How to Dress and Prepare for an … Read More

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What Happens When I Compare Myself to “Successful” People

Here are 13 reasons why you shouldn't compare yourself against the success of others. With your unique perspective, can you think of more? Share with us!

What? How? Whatever, man. I was listening to a podcast this morning (Ask Altucher) and the question James Altucher was answering was: “How much is my writing worth?” As the host read aloud the details, it turned out this guy had started writing because that’s what he really wanted to do, and people had liked it more than he expected, … Read More

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How to Enter a Room Like a Boss

Want to make a good first impression and command authority with an air of confidence? Here, John Corcoran shows us how to enter a room like a boss.

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” –Will Rogers Charlie Dresow knew when he entered the courtroom that every eyeball would be trained on him. It was the first day of trial for his client, Max Wade. A child of a well-to-do family who was raised in affluent Marin County outside San Francisco, Wade was accused … Read More

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6 Stories That Are Holding You Back

Learn how to rewrite your mental stories to become a more engaged, proactive, and successful person.

Anaïs Nin, echoing some ancient wisdom, wrote that “we don’t see things as they are; we see them as we are.” True story. The idea that the world is just a reflection of our own thoughts, memories, and experiences — our “stories” — is one of the most useful insights into happiness, success, and self-development. Change those thoughts, and the … Read More

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How to Leave a Job on Good Terms

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Everyone has pondered the question of how to leave a job, but the more important question is how to leave a job on good terms. As a man, your relationship with your career might be even more passionate and intense than anything you’ve ever had with a woman. If it’s not, it’s probably the most important thing in your life … Read More

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Psychopaths, Sociopaths, and Idiots Part 2

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So now that you know you’re not a psychopath, a sociopath, or an idiot, how do you start identifying these personality types in your own life? And then how do you go about dealing with psychopaths? You might think psychopaths, sociopaths, and idiots are easy to find. If they were, we wouldn’t have to worry so much about them. In … Read More

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