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Digital Foundry: Let's build a 1080p60 gaming PC

<b>Editor's Note: This build guide was put together in August 2016, but the build process and the components chosen are still just as potent in 2017.</b> …

Overclocking

Practice the 3 C's to Be a Better Leader

Want to stand out as a leader? Get to the core of what makes a leader shine and then practice these 3 areas like an Olympic athlete for next level success.<p>What do you see when you look in the mirror? Are you busy studying your physical attributes? Can you notice how your emotions form so much of …

How to clean a coffee press

Do your future self a favor: Give your coffee press a quick refresh after every use. And don't forget to separate and rinse out all three filter …

Are Your Direct Reports Impacting Your Leadership Effectiveness?

A short time ago I was doing a workshop in New Jersey. One of the participants asked me an interesting question before the workshop began. “Is there any relationship between the effectiveness of a leader and the number of direct reports they manage?”<p>I acknowledged that at Zenger Folkman we had …

New Jersey

4 Men with 4 Very Different Incomes Open Up About the Lives They Can Afford

From a father on the poverty line to a CEO millionaire.<p><b>The median household income in America is $53,657.</b> Politicians draw $250,000 as the line between the middle and upper classes. And the true starting point of real wealth remains a cool $1,000,000. We asked four more or less typical men, each of …

10 Pieces of Financial Advice for Newly Married Couples

A few weeks ago, I was attending a wedding where I’ve known the groom for about 20 years. I wasn’t one of the groomsmen and didn’t know all of them, …

Personal Finance

7 money basics to teach your kids in elementary school if you want them to grow up to be rich

Less than half of states in the US require that students at public high schools take a personal finance class before they graduate.<p>"Even if they have personal finance being taught in high school, that's too late," explains Gregg Murset, certified financial planner and founder of MyJobChart.com, a …

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

The 9 Keys To A Happy Retirement

It turns out that happiness and retirement <i>do</i> go together.<p>Well, based on the research and books I’ve read and interviews I’ve done since becoming editor of the Money & Security and Work & Purpose channels at Next Avenue in 2011, they <i>can</i> go together if you play your cards right.<p>And it’s not just …

Retirement

10 Action Verbs That Define a Great Leader (Hint: They All Start With the Letter R) | Inc.com

Great leaders know how to act on what they know.<p>After a period of evaluation and discussion, they get out of the comfortable confines of their offices and go out into the hallways and conferences rooms, making decisions, interacting with employees, and carrying out the plans everyone discussed as a …

Employment

There's More to Coffee Than Colombia: Here's Where Else to Look

For the most part, coffee grows within eighty countries in a belt thirty degrees north and south of the equator, between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn. Some of these countries, like Brazil and Kenya, are household coffee names, while others, like Burundi and East Timor, are lesser …

Coffee

This Is What Makes a Really Great Leader

Timing is everything.<p>Consider the Civil Rights Movement. Martin Luther King, Jr. wasn’t the first person to talk about civil rights. Indeed, there …

10 Things Great Leaders Do

"<i>Great leaders don't succeed because they are great. They succeed because they bring out greatness in others.</i>" - Jon Gordon<br>There is no shortage of …

Leadership

The 16 best family cars for 2016

Buying a new car is a major decision for any family. To make things easier, the editors at Kelley Blue Book took it upon themselves to test out two dozen of what they consider to be the best family cars on sale today in the US. The automotive publication announced the results of their evaluation in …

Why Everything You Were Told About Leadership Is Wrong

For decades, the mainstream paradigm has been that leaders and managers think and behave so differently that, in most cases, there is a conflict of interest between them. On the one hand, we are told that leaders are visionary, creative, empathetic and disruptive. On the other hand, we are told …

Leadership

How to Make Pour-Over Coffee | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Pour-over coffee isn’t just a convenient way to brew a single cup of coffee at a time; it also calls for a radically simple technique. Just-boiled flows over ground beans, extracting essential oils as brewed coffee drips through the cone filter and into your server or mug. Cleaning up is a cinch: …

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

The 100 best leadership and success books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

"We chose books to help people plan for their futures and/or deal better with their present," said Chris Schluep, senior books editor at Amazon.com. "The same book won't work for every situation, or every person, so you'll see titles sitting beside one another that might not normally share shelf …

Four Power Questions That Will Cultivate Your Leadership Tree

Most agree that there are many traits of a true leader, including: highly competent, professional, visionary, trustworthy, instill confidence, good communicator and, of course, courageous.<p>But great leaders have three other qualities that further set them apart.<p>In the 21st century marketplace, the …

Leadership

5 things you should never buy at the grocery store

Not going to lie: After a long day of work, I’ve definitely gone the hummus-for-dinner route. What can I say? Those supermarket stacks of brightly-colored hummus tubs sometimes get the better of me.<p>But not anymore. Not since I realized how much cheaper it is to make hummus myself.<p>The same goes for …

Better than a Boyfriend Brownies

Better than a Boyfriend Brownies<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>32 mins<p>Total time<p>42 mins<p>This rich and fudgy brownie will satisfy all your chocolate cravings.<p>…

Explore The Flavours In Your Coffee With This Tasting Wheel [Infographic]

Sweet. Floral. Nutty. Baristas and coffee enthusiasts often use these words -- and many more -- to describe the flavour nuances of different coffees. …

America’s Test Kitchen’s Kitchen Hacks Is Cooking For Productivity Nerds

In their new book <i>Kitchen Hacks: How Clever Cooks Get Things Done</i>, Kimball (farewell, sweet prince) and company aim to show you how to prep, cook, and …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

Too many companies bet on having a cut-throat, high-pressure, take-no-prisoners culture to drive their financial success.<p>But a large and growing body of research on positive organizational psychology demonstrates that not only is a cut-throat environment harmful to productivity over time, but that …

11 Differences Between Busy People and Productive People

Busy people—we all know them. They’re the ones who are constantly moving, frazzled, sighing, worrying about something, or breaking out in a light jog …

The Most Beautiful Lakes in the U.S.

Glaciers, geysers, crystal clear water: What more could you ask for? These 15 American lakes are gorgeous—and worth a visit—any time of year.<p>Caddo Lake, Texas<p>Lake Powell, Utah<p>Lake McDonald, Montana<p>Diablo Lake, Washington<p>Lake Clark, Alaska

Startup CEOs Reveal the 1 Question They Ask Every Job Candidate

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The companies in this article were included in the</i> <i>Entrepreneur360™ Performance Index</i><i>.</i><p>Part of the appeal of running your own business is that you get to hand-pick exactly who you work alongside each day. But let’s face it: it seems as if …

What Does It Take to Lose 1 Pound of Fat?

What Does It Take to Lose 1 Pound of Fat? Did you know that you have to create a 3500 calorie a week deficit in order to lose one pound of fat? One …

Here's What Happens When You Drink Red Wine Every Night

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …