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Where Retirees Underestimate Spending

Underestimating how much you’ll spend can be costly, so it’s key to know the common pitfalls<p>Navigating retirement can be difficult for lots of reasons. One of the biggest is that it forces people to make plans based on spending assumptions that won’t become a reality for decades.<p>Guessing wrong can …

Retirement

The 5 biggest mistakes people make when looking for a new job

<b>They apply for jobs online with mass production speed, using the same resume</b><p>Slow down. Recruiters and talent acquisition professionals get an …

Employment

How to Get People to Accept a Tough Decision

Imagine this: You’re a general manager for a manufacturing company and orders are up. You know you should be celebrating, but instead, you feel gut punched. Your plants are facing severe capacity and material constraints and you know you can’t fill these orders. Now you have to decide which ones to …

Management

5 Tactics Essential to Building a 6-Figure Online Business

Yes, there are billions of potential customers, but getting the attention of even a few requires a strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2015, customers spent $107 billion on online courses, according to Global Industry Analysts. The number of internet users …

Marketing

This 9-year-old girl should be writing every caption for the New Yorker cartoons

Kids should just run everything, shouldn't they.<p>Comedy writer Bess Kalb shared pictures of the captions her cousin's 9-year-old child has written for …

Satire

What Best Motivates You at Work? When 200,000 Employees Were Asked, This was Their No. 1 Response

Hint: It's not about the money, money, money.<p>When you're motivated, you feel energized. You're ready to take things on, get things done, push things forward. Projects get moved along; emails get answered; you move along with pep in your step.<p>When you're unmotivated, it's hard to get started. You …

Employee Engagement

Redemption of a Lost Prodigy

As the sun set and the tide started to rise around City Island, the seaside village off the eastern tip of the Bronx, Saul Chandler took his seat at a bar called the Snug. Mr. Chandler, 70, a small man who smokes cheap cigars and refuses Budweiser not in glass bottles, is one of the island’s …

Flute

Damien Hirst can still surprise us - Houghton Hall, review

Damien Hirst’s career can be viewed as a series of disasters, each bringing greater success than the last. In 2009, for instance, the man who, 18 years previously, had turned art on its head by exhibiting a shark in formaldehyde, decided to switch to figurative painting, with a series of Francis …

Art

Dick's Sporting Goods' CEO just called out Under Armour's worst mistake

Dick's Sporting Goods specifically called out Under Armour in its latest earnings call on Tuesday.<p>While the retailer saw growth in brands like Adidas and Patagonia, it was "offset by significant weakness in the Under Armour brand," Dick's CEO Ed Stack said in a call with analysts.<p>Dick's reported …

Under Armour

Wendy's Can't Stop Trolling McDonald's On Twitter. Here's the Latest Burn

They're like an annoying little brother, and they're really good at it.<p>McDonald's was so proud when they announced Monday that they'd be making some of their hamburgers with fresh beef nationwide, starting in May.<p>But then, like an annoying little brother who just can't leave you alone, here comes …

McDonald's

Secrets of Better Uber and Lyft Rides

From choosing the type of ride—Lyft Line? UberXL?—to giving tips and driver feedback, rideshares have become complicated<p>Remember the feeling of desperation when you’d try to hail a taxi in the pouring rain or on a street corner in the middle of the night? Remember when Uber solved everything? You …

Lyft

How to Be Healthier, Happier and More Productive: It’s All in the Timing

When is the best time to exercise or do creative work? Research on the science of timing has answers<p>You’ve probably made a few New Year’s resolutions, solemn promises to yourself to behave better in 2018. You might have pondered how you’re going to accomplish those goals, who could help you and why …

Happiness

Ditch The Client If Your Contract Lacks These 7 Important Clauses

Getting paid is the biggest issue that freelancers face when they create products or provide services for clients. After all, it can be expensive to go after a non-paying client, and many freelancers are living on an already tight budget. And sometimes freelancers, hungry for business, do not study …

Employment

5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

Self-improvement

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

22 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream | Inc.com

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He challenged other people to work harder, work longer, and do <i>more</i> -- sometimes more than they thought was possible.<p>Jobs was ... well, let's just say that Steve Jobs was demanding.<p>But he also believed in the power of asking.<p>I've never found anybody that …

Hung Up

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

Entertainment

Marriott Reveals The Best Way to Retain Your Best Customers (And It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

In the digital age, how do you retain your customer's loyalty when your fiercest competition is only a click away? Marriott International, who recently acquired Starwood (including its Starwood Preferred Guest program), has the world's largest loyalty program. Marriott Rewards and SPG find that <b>the</b> …

Customer Experience

15 small bathrooms that you MUST see before renovating yours!

A small bathroom need not always translate into dark, shabby & cramped space. It is an intimate space where we refresh ourselves & get ready for the …

I interview 100,000 people a year, and there are 6 questions that make job candidates stick in my mind

You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter's put in the hot seat—that's not actually in your best interest.<p>Why? Because this is your final chance to make an awesome impression.<p>My team and I interview around …

Employment

Asking your team how you can help isn't as useful as you thought — and you should stop doing it

You'd think this would be a great question to ask your employees. Surely, I've asked this question, as a CEO myself, to my own team countless of times.<p>Turns out, I'm wrong.<p>The question, "How can I help you?" hurts employees more than it helps.<p>Let me explain.<p>The other week, I ran a workshop. One of …

Leadership

A startup added one small step to their job application process — and no one has quit in 3 years

Job interviews are tricky things.<p>They're a crucial part of the hiring process. But when it comes to vetting the best candidates, interviews alone often aren't enough.<p>Interviewees can game recruiters. And interviewers can allow their own biases to block out qualified candidates.<p>Fortunately, job …

Employment

5 Proven Ways to Be More Influential at Work | Inc.com

Most people, at some point in their professional life, feel that they're not really getting anywhere but just kicking the can down the road.<p>Sometimes that's nature's way of saying you need to be working in a different organization or even a different field. But often it simply means you need to …

Leadership

Everything you need to know about buying the iPhone X through Apple's iPhone upgrade program

On Tuesday, Apple announced the iPhone X (pronounced "ten"). Available for preorder on October 27, it will begin shipping on November 3.<p>The iPhone X carries a $999 price tag, which means many people will opt to spread the cost out by paying for it monthly.<p>Like many wireless carriers, Apple has its …

Mobile Technology

The Equifax Data Breach Is Massive -- Here's How to Protect Yourself

Equifax announced a data breach that could affect 143 million consumers. Here's what you need to know.<p>On Thursday, Sept. 7, <b>Equifax</b> announced a data …

Identity Theft

The 1 Word to Delete from Your Vocabulary if You Want to Succeed | Inc.com

There's one word that, if used in the wrong context, can hold you back and rub people off the wrong way. Yet, it dominates our vernacular. It's a word that makes people's eyes roll. It gets us to lie to ourselves and severely limits us without us even knowing it.<p>That word? <i>Try</i>.<p>Example:<p>"I'll <i>try</i> to …

Commuting

I asked a series of execs how they spend the weekend — and the same phrase kept coming up

It won't come as a surprise to many readers that, of all the New York City-based execs I interviewed recently, most said they work on the weekends.<p>It didn't come as a surprise to me — these are busy people; their companies are growing; the business world doesn't stop just because they'd rather …

Time Management

Optimize Your Daily Schedule for Maximum Productivity -- Here's How

Highly successful entrepreneurs stay organized and accomplish a lot by following a routine. Are you one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is one thing all highly successful business people do to stay organized and focused throughout the day: They all follow …

Time Management

Rents are collapsing in some of America's biggest cities

Since 2012, nearly 26,000 multifamily rental units have been completed in the city, according to Fannie Mae, which for 2017 sees "elevated volume of new supply, particularly in the Loop/River North/Gold Coast submarkets." This does not include condos and single-family homes that were bought by …

Real Estate

8 changes experts made to vastly improve the real résumé of a mid-level job hunter

As an experienced talent acquisition professional, Lewis (not his real name) knew his résumé would be held to a higher caliber.<p>Despite his years of experience in the recruitment field, he says even he needed help pulling the right information together for his résumé so he could better highlight his …

Employment