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Deliberate Practice

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For some people success and wealth is a result of hard work and luck, for others it's deliberate.

Elon Musk, Oprah Winfrey and Mark Zuckerberg are just some of the people who believe in deliberate practice. A theory that requires focused attention and is conducted with the specific goal of improving performance.

Recently reporter Michael Simmons took a look at how some of these successful CEO's apply the principles of deliberate practice to their everyday life. All of them say they follow the five hour rule, which means setting aside an hour a day or five hours a week to better themselves. And to help you follow in their footsteps Simmons took a closer look at how they are using the time to their advantage.  read more »

Town for Sale

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Looking to invest in a little real estate? How about an entire town?

If you're looking to expand your personal empire consider the town of Tiller, Oregon. For $3.5 million you can own the town located about 200 miles south of Portland. And for an extra $350,000 they will throw in the old school as well.  read more »

Retired Women at Risk

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Men and women are living longer, but women often face the bigger financial burden in old age. According to a recent survey published in USA Today, lower wages and higher medical costs are putting retired women at greater financial risk for financial ruin than men.

According to AARP, retired women pay about $600 more per year than men on out of pocket medical costs. But they save less. According to the Transamerica Retirement Survey, one reason is many women put family ahead of self. And women often have less money than men to pay for long term health care. They generally earn less, $0.80 to the dollars, and women spend more time out of the work force caring for children or aging parents.  read more »

March Madness

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Its March madness and things are getting a little well, mad.

It's that time of year, the games are being played, the brackets are being filled out and the mood around the office depends on the final score. This year about 70 million people are expected to fill out a bracket. And if anyone is lucky enough to fill it out perfectly, billionaire Warren Buffett has already promised them a hefty $1 billion payout. This is also the time of year when work productivity might drop a bit.  read more »

Tinder Select

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The dating app Tinder is getting exclusive with a few of its users.

Tinder is testing a secret version of its app called Tinder Select which is an invitation only service for the very famous and the very attractive. Tinder Select will be a section of the existing app that is activated when the user is invited to join. And once you're in you can see the profiles of other Tinder Select members and the profiles of regular Tinder users.  read more »

Current Podcast

Podcast: March Madness

  • Artist: Brian Banmiller
  • Title: March Madness
  • Length: 1:00 minutes (972.31 KB)
  • Format: Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)