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Never Complain; Never Explain | The Art of Manliness

<i>Never complain; never explain.</i><p>This pithy little maxim was first coined by the British politician and prime minister Benjamin Disraeli, and adopted as …

Winston Churchill

How to Overcome Morning Peevishness: Advice from an Antarctic Explorer | The Art of Manliness

There are many lessons to be learned from the divergent ways Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott led their teams in the race to be the first to …

4 Simple Things to Do When You’re Stuck In a Creative Rut

Find instant inspiration with these smart strategies<p>You might not be a painter staring at a blank canvas. But if you’ve ever despaired late into the night, struggling to pull together a presentation about improving your company’s quarterly numbers, then you know how hard it can be to think …

What To Learn From Eli Manning's Leadership Eyes

The Denver Broncos and their quarterback Peyton Manning had just scored the clinching touchdown in the Super Bowl. The camera turned from the field to the Manning family, where Peyton’s brother had a look of consternation instead of celebration. The internet lit up with people scolding him for not …

NFL

How to Build Your Net Worth | The Art of Manliness

Do you feel like you’re not getting ahead with your finances? That no matter how hard you work or how much extra money you earn, you’re still in the …

Personal Finance

Podcast: Systemize Your Work & Life for Success | The Art of Manliness

Are you an entrepreneur or a manager, and feel like every day at work you’re just putting out fires? Or in your personal life, do you go home and …

Productivity

Avoid Tax Mistakes - Consumer Reports

I shouldn't file until I can pay what I owe<p>It's always better for married couples to file jointly<p>I can't claim my parents as dependents unless they …

How to Read a Book a Week

It was the late 1980s and I was sitting in a university lecture hall listening to Abbie Hoffman, an author and an activist, ranting about my generation’s indifference. Next to me was Gloria Emerson, a brilliant and eccentric journalist and author. We were discussing Hoffman’s talk when I told her …

How to Create a Life Plan in 5 Easy Steps | The Art of Manliness

The craftsman is an archetype of manliness that has been with us for millennia. We admire his ethos — his independence, his work ethic, and his …

9 Employee Engagement Archetypes

Ultimately Glossary of Strength Training Terms | The Art of Manliness

Like any domain, strength training has its own jargon and “secret language” that participants use. For the novice who’s just beginning his journey …

"Strategy That Works" How Winning Companies Close the Strategy-to-Execution Gap

YouTube

Before a Meeting, Tell Your Team That Silence Denotes Agreement

HBR STAFF<p>The meeting seemed to go smoothly. Bill, the executive vice president of sales at a global company, had gathered his extended leadership team — a group of more than 20 people — and outlined his latest plan to reconfigure the sales organization. When he asked if anyone had concerns, there …

Influence, Persuasion, & Personal Presentation: Why to Look Your Best | The Art of Manliness

Are you intentionally making mistakes at work to make yourself look incompetent?<p>Are you purposely sabotaging your presentations?<p>Are you setting …

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

Self Defense
Retirement
Retirement

Your February Financial To-Do List

It's nearly Valentine's Day, and I'm not opposed to spending a little money to give bon bons, bouquets, and bling to your loved one. But this month …

Retirement

2016 Guide To College Financial Aid, The FAFSA And CSS Profile

<b>Please view the updated 2017 version of this guide for important updates and changes.</b><p>Unfortunately, almost everything you’ve read about college financial aid is probably wrong. New rules affecting when and how students apply for financial aid will impact families and colleges over the next few …

College & University

The Importance Of Interest Rates To Investors, Retirees, And The Economy

Interest rates are one of the most important aspects of the American economic system. They influence the cost of borrowing, the return on savings, and are an important component of the total return of many investments. Moreover, certain interest rates provide insight into future economic and …

Economics

How to Fund a Down Payment

More than one-third of respondents in Consumer Reports’ national homeownership survey of more than 1,500 millennials said they didn’t own a home …

10 Tips for Home Buying and Selling

Buying or selling a home for the first time is like learning to play chess. There are terms to master, skills to learn, strategies to grasp, …

Physics

Things to Keep in the Car | The Art of Manliness

When I was growing up, I noticed that my dad kept his car well-stocked with supplies. A lot of the equipment was for his job busting poachers as a …

Snowstorms

Statesman Defined: The 4 Qualities of a True Statesman | The Art of Manliness

Here in the United States, the inauguration of our next president is a year away, and the primary season is in full swing. Journalists and pundits …

How to Protect Yourself From Phishing

Last fall, Facebook users began receiving an alarming email warning. "For security reasons, your account will be disabled permanently," said the …

FAFSA Mistakes to Avoid

If you’re headed to college this fall, one of the most important tests you’ll take happens before you even set foot on campus. It involves answering …

Why Most Professionals Will Never Become Millionaires

A lot of factors go into becoming a self-made millionaire. For example, hard work and a lot of it are regularly essential. Hard work is critical to becoming a wealthy celebrity or a successful business owner or a profitable investment advisor. Another factor is that self-made millionaires know what …

Self-improvement

10 Upgrades Under $1,000 That Increase Home Values

A clean, well-maintained home in tiptop condition will yield maximum profit when it comes time to sell. However, you don’t have to shell out the big bucks to make sure your house is in mint condition. There are a number of upgrades you can do for under $1,000 that will impress buyers and prompt …

Home Improvement