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Why the Little Red Wagon is still going strong

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Why the Little Red Wagon is still going strong

Why the Little Red Wagon is still going strong The little red wagon is 100 years old and its company Radio Flyer is one of the last independent family owned toy makers in the US.So my grandfather started the company 100 years ago. He mad a little wooden wagon to haul tools around in the shop and he called the first wagon the "Liberty Coaster" because the first thing he saw when he cam to America was the Statue of Liberty. Renamed Radio Flywer in 1987. Today, its revenue exceeds $100 million and its classic red wagon is as relevant...

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Why Valedictorians Don't Become Successful

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Why Valedictorians Don't Become Successful

Why Valedictorians Don't Become Successful The key to success isn't being #1 in your graduating class. The average college GPA of over 700 American millionaires is 2.9You really don't need high grades to become successful according to authors Eric Barker and Karen Arnold. Valedictorians don't become billionaires or people who change the world. Here's why: - Valedictorians .. typically settle into the system instead of shaking it up.- School Rewards students for doing what they're told. - Good students excel at following the rules and don't always follow their passions. - School has clear rules but life can be messy...

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3 habits that are important for making great business deals

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3 habits that are important for making great business deals

3 habits that are important for making great business deals Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger has amassed quite a lot of advice over the years. A similarity he also shares with fellow business partner, Warren Buffett. Here are three tendencies that Munger tries to avoid while making business and career decisions. 1. BIAS FROM ENVY AND JEALOUSY ... as Munger has heard Buffett say on multiple occasions, "It's not greed that drives the world, but envy."2. ACCEPTING DELUSIONAL BELIEFS ... while everyone does it to some extent, Munger says "It's a common psychological misjudgment that causes terrible problems."3. MAKING CLOSED MINDED...

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Things to give up if you want to become millionaire

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Things to give up if you want to become millionaire

Things to give up if you want to become millionaire Becoming a millionaire is not easy. It means making a lot of sacrifices. Here are things you should expect to give up if you want to be rich according to Steve Siebold author of "How Rich people think".- They give up steady paycheck. Most people get paid a steady salary. Rich people get paid based on results and are often self employed. - They give up focusing on savings. Energy spent focusing on savings can lead to missed opportunities. Millionaires spend mental energy on making more money. - They give...

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The History of ATMs

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The History of ATMs

The History of ATMs The inventor of ATM thought his idea would be obsolete by now but 50 years later it's still around. Scottish inventor John Shepherd-Barron claimed he had the idea to dispense cash while in a bathtub. I hit upon the idea of a chocolate bar dispenser but replacing chocolate with cash. He took his idea to Barclays Bank in London and in June 1967 it became the first automated teller machine. Originally, the machines only allowed $14 max for withdrawals, but the machines were an immediate success in England. In 1969 they debuted in the U.S. in...

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Secret to a good night sleep

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Secret to a good night sleep

Secret to a good night sleep Free yourself from your phone. It's what top google executive Jonathan Rosenberg does to sleep better. Rosenberg is an advisor to Larry Page, CEO of google's parent company Alphabet. The google executive says he keeps his phone outside of his room. To unplug from emails and notifications. This habits makes Rosenberg one of the few to walk away from their phones. 71% of people age 18 and over reported that they sleep with or next to their phones. Rosenberg's sleep trick is backed by scientific research. Sleep experts recommend staying away from your phone...

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How to build a succesful company

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How to build a succesful company

How to build a successful company Look at yourself in the mirror. To see what you are NOT! I know it's paradoxical. But you have to think, "What am I NOT?" This google backed, 8 time founder, Martin Varsavsky, says this process helped him build multiple billion dollar companies. Recognizing the talents of others. What's missing? What is it that I don't have? What is it that my company doesn't have? For example .. what am I not! .. I am not organized .. so I am going to find myself an organizer ... I am not methodic .. so...

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Scientific backed up ways to victory

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Scientific backed up ways to victory

Scientific backed up ways to victory Here are some science backed ways to de-stress. Stress can take over your life if you don't know how to control it. Here are some science backed ways to destress and live a happy, productive life.Take a walk! Stanford Researchers say walking can boost creative output by 60% on average. Try deep breathing! Studies show just a few minutes of controlled breathing can battle anxiety.Exercise! Working out is a proven way to boost cognitive function. Studies link aerobic exercise to improved brain health. Be grateful! Psychologists say keeping a journal of the things you're...

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Memorize anything you like with this simple trick

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Memorize anything you like with this simple trick

Memorize anything you like with this simple trick 29.84 seconds that is how long it takes Nelson Dellis to memorize one of playing cards. Give him an hour and he can memorize 20 decks. This four time USA memory champion says the technique to sharpen your memory is simple. All you have to do is build your own memory palace. It could be your apartment, your house or your workplace. Anything that you really know well. That you can navigate in your mind's eye. Dellis uses the example of memorizing a grocery list. You imagine those pieces of your grocery...

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Working too hard is not the cause of burnout

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Working too hard is not the cause of burnout

WORKING TOO HARD IS NOT THE CAUSE OF BURNOUT Before you take a vacation or personal day .. to deal with your burnout ... consider this: You are not going to burn out because you work too hard. No person on planet earth died because they overworked. People burn for one reason, because they are off purpose. No other reason. You are not getting tired when you are having fun. You are winning .. you don't get tired .. When you are scoring .. you don't get tired . the game can go on forever. But when you are not...

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