What makes a company’s management great?

When we are looking to buy a share in a company, we usually go through financial data. We look at how good or bad the earnings are or how much debt the company has taken on. However, there are some other things that should be looked at as well. One of these things is management.

Management is to a company, what a captain is to his ship. The ship can be the best ship in the world. If the captain sails into the cliffs, it will sink.

“Don’t find fault, find a remedy. ” ~ Henry Ford

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How controlling your habits will push you forward

Nearly half of what we do daily happens on “auto-pilot”. Many routine tasks become habits. Like making coffee in the morning or pulling the handbrake when you park your car. Some habits are good, others are bad. Knowing how to control your habits can help you push forward.

” Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. ” ~ Jim Ryun

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This is how you get high returns in the stock market

When it comes to investing in the stock market, you’ll find a lot of advice. There are many strategies used to try getting great returns. And as it goes with everything, you have good strategies and bad ones. The strategy you want to choose for your portfolio is up to you. Let me share some important basics you should be aware of before investing in the stock market.

 

” The big money is not in the buying and the selling, but in the waiting. ” ~ Charlie Munger

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5 great books to become more productive

Don’t we all want to improve our lives? With agenda’s being full and to-do lists getting longer, being able to achieve more in less time is definitely attractive. Luckily there have been many books written about productivity and self-improvement.

But, Before you decide to pick up a book, this might help as well.

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8 tips to achieve your goals

Do you ever wonder what successful people do and how they reach their goals? Would it be possible to figure out what successful people do differently?  And would it be possible to apply those things to our own lives?

Well, let’s find out.

” Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever. ” ~ Lance Armstrong

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Investing in real estate with less than $1.000

Investing in real estate can be very lucrative. It’s generally considered as a safe investment, it protects the owner against inflation, and provides an extra income stream in the form of rental money.

Usually investing in real estate demands big capital. However, there are a few ways you can invest in real estate for less than your paycheck provides.

” Buy land, they aren’t making anymore of it. “

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5 easy ways to save more money

Many people live paycheck to paycheck. It’s estimated that more than half of Americans have less than $1000 dollars in savings. Multiple sources suggest that 20% of a monthly income should be saved.

” Save money and money will save you. “

This is how you can save money easily:

1. Track your spending

The first and obvious thing to do when looking to save money is tracking where you spend it on. Continue reading “5 easy ways to save more money”

Successful with passive investing

Being a successful investor is often considered as beating the overall market return. But what if you are happy with the market return? What if you don’t want to dedicate your free time to reading financial reports, CEO letters and want to avoid risk as much as possible?

If so, investing in an index fund might be the thing for you. Hang on, I will cover everything you need to know.

” By periodically investing in an index fund, the know-nothing investors can actually outperform most investment professionals.” ~ Warren Buffett

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Minimalism will make your life better

Applying the principles of minimalism to my life meant a lot to me. It improved my life, my work, and finances.

Sadly there are many misconceptions about minimalism and this has been convincing people it’s something they want nothing to do with.

” Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. ” ~ Leonardo da Vinci

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The 5 – hour sleep project

In times where schedules are full, deadlines short and workdays long, it is tempting to try new ways to free up more time. Leonardo Da Vinci, for example, was famously known for only sleeping 2 hours a day.

The most productive people among us would all like to free up some extra time. One way to do that is to become more productive. Another way could be by spending less time under your sheets.

” Sometimes the most productive thing one can do is to sleep.”

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