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The best investment decision I have ever made

While budgeting, saving and investing in stocks and shares are great ways to build financial wealth, the best investment you can make is investment in yourself. Most people think of investment as being solely about money, yet it's also about how you spend your time and what you put your greatest effort into. And there's no better investment than creating a happier, more successful and more fulfilling life for yourself. Investing in yourself always pays dividends and here Darius Foroux shares how...
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Our favorite personal development books, February 2018

Personal development is a lifelong process of understanding yourself, developing new, healthy habits, and improving your knowledge and skills to enhance every aspect of your life and achieve your fullest potential. Making a commitment to personal development is the first step on the path to personal fulfilment. Like many people, you may have started the year with plans to create a healthier, happier, more successful version of yourself. And like many people those plans may have already fallen by...
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The 21 most important questions of your life

The start of a new year traditionally signals a time for reviewing where you are in life and working out where you want to be and how to get there. Yet many people struggle to find the answers they need to help them move forward. Feeling dissatisfied with some aspect of your life, yet unable to identify what needs to change, means you're not asking yourself the right questions. "The right question at the right time can spark the right answer that changes your life," writes Darius Foroux. Here, h...
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Editor’s letter: Simon Sinek on fulfilling potential

Most of us start a new year full of optimism and enthusiasm as we strive to fulfil our potential and become the best possible version of ourselves. To fulfil your potential however, you need to focus on exploring your own interests and talents and this can put you in a difficult position when you have to juggle competing priorities. Although it may seem selfish to prioritise your needs over others, if you selflessly devote your time and energy to other people's needs you'll struggle to meet your...
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How to create a career bucket list

 Many people create a bucket list to remind them of all the places they want to see, things they want to do, and personal goals they want to achieve. Creating a bucket list helps you identify what's important to you and gives you a sense of purpose. As you cross each item off the list, the sense of accomplishment inspires you to continue pursuing your dreams and helps you create a fulfilling life. In much the same way, creating a bucket list for your career can help you identify y...
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4 surprisingly effective career change games to make your shift faster and more fun

Being unhappy at work leads to poor performance, lower productivity, increased stress and even illness—and life's too short to spend every working day in a job that's making you miserable. If you wake up immediately dreading another day at work and you can't make any changes in your current role to fulfil your needs, it's time to change career. Often the first hurdle to finding a job you love is not knowing what you want—and the key to finding out is to stop thinking about it and start taki...
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10 life-changing questions to ask yourself today

The two things most people are searching for in life are success and happiness. In a culture that values material wealth, position, honors, and fame, it's easy to think achieving these things can make you happy. And yet people who are successful by those standards aren't always happy as a result. Being successful might be better defined as being content with who you are, grateful for what you have, and the sense of fulfilment and satisfaction you get from what you're doing and why you're do...
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How to find fulfilling work: 6 practical lessons

Our perception and expectations of work are changing, as we increasingly want to find fulfilment and meaning in our career. Fulfilling work can improve our wellbeing as well as giving us a sense of purpose. And yet while many of us dream of pursuing our passions, it's not always easy to turn the dream into reality. For those of you who are unhappy in your jobs and wondering how to find a more meaningful career, Roman Krznaric shares here six "pieces of essential wisdom drawn from some of the bes...
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How to audit your life: Three steps to review and redesign your life

If your days feel cluttered with multiple demands and distractions that scatter your attention, this may be a good time for you to pause and take stock of your life. Carrying out a life audit helps you reflect on what's really important to you, and eliminate everything that's getting in the way of living the life you want. In this blog post, Krystal Clark explores how to achieve clarity by examining each activity that takes up space in your life and getting rid of the clutter, so you can dedicat...
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25 best habits to have in life

We are fast approaching the time of year when many people think about getting rid of the old habits that are hindering their progress in life, and replacing them with new habits that will help them achieve their goals. According to entrepreneur, software engineer, author, and blogger, R. L. Adams, the 25 habits that he describes in this article will not only help you to succeed financially, they will also keep you healthy, happy and fulfilled in life.  [Read the full article on entrepreneur...
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