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These 2 Simple Things Can Dramatically Boost Your Retirement Savings

The average American is nowhere near ready for retirement.<p>Forty-six percent of baby boomers have nothing at all saved for retirement, according to a study from the Insured Retirement Institute, and 81% of Americans don't even know how much they need to save to retire comfortably, researchers from …

Retirement

PROJECT: Mini Tabletop Workbench - Woodworking | Blog | Videos | Plans | How To

Print<p>Print<p>The idea to build a Mini Tabletop Workbench came to me for several reasons. First, while I do have a big workbench that is very strong, I …

Chairs, Benches, and Stools: Our Favorite Articles

Whether you are looking to build something for style, comfort, or both, this collection of articles and videos shows you how to make some of the most …

How to Bend Wood – and Set it – in Just One Day

Bending wood is great fun, but it can be frustrating when you need to work quickly (i.e. make a living …The post How to Bend Wood – and Set it – in …

15 Free DIY Router Table Plans & Ideas That You Can Easily Build

6. Wood Smith Router Table<p>If you are in the market for a really simple design this is it. For people that are a novice at carpentry this might be a …

How To Work Fewer Hours Than You Sleep

Summer seems to be nature’s way of telling us to stop working and get outside. Walking out of the office at 6pm to a warm summer evening makes me want to do anything but go back inside and finish my emails. And yet, it is far too easy to fall into the work trap. Too often, I come home and the first …

Entrepreneurship

Your Summer Reading List: Page-Turning Novels Set in Politics, Finance, and Tech

Great travel reads are supposed to be like literary snacks. They’re light, fun, and delicious. And sometimes, we want to read novels that transport …

Want to Be a Great Leader? Then You Better be a Reader

Can you read your way to leadership excellence? You can with these titles.<p><i>Adam Witty</i> <i>is an</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i> <i>member in Charleston, South Carolina, and</i> <i>founder and CEO of</i> <i>Advantage | ForbesBooks,</i> <i>the authority marketing specialists in working with business professionals to elevate brands</i> …

Nick Offerman Explains the Psychological Benefits of Woodworking–and How It Can Help You Achieve Zen in Other Parts of Your Life

The world may know him as an actor and comedian, but Nick Offerman also loves woodworking. And he doesn't just love it in the evenings-and-weekends, …

Millionaires Flee California After Tax Hike

According to new research released by Charles Varner, associate director of the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, California lost an estimated 138 high-income individuals following passage of the Proposition 30 income tax increase championed by Gov. Jerry Brown (D) and approved by Golden …

Income Tax

10 Must-Read Books for Entrepreneurial Graduates

Take command of your success with these essential reads.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new class of graduates are entering the workforce, and many are doing it on their own terms. Unlike previous generations, a large percentage of this "internet generation" are …

How to make your Apple Watch heart rate recordings more accurate

Optical heart rate monitors like those found on the Apple Watch ($349 at Amazon Marketplace) are accurate enough to gauge the intensity of a workout and keep a close eye on your overall heart rate. However, for some users who prefer a more precise heart rate report, the Apple Watch offers support …

Apple Watch

How To Free Up Space on Your iPhone

Don't let limited storage stop you from taking another Instagram-worthy photo or downloading another album to listen to on the go. It's easy to free …

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

Doing This For 5 Minutes Every Morning Can Make You Nearly Twice As Productive

When you wake up in the morning, what’s the first thing you do? Do you check email or voicemail? Or do you take a few minutes to develop a plan so that you know exactly what you need to achieve that day to make it a successful day?<p>If the first thing you do is grab your phone and check email, you’re …

Time Management

In 2005, Steve Jobs Said These 3 Things That Set Doers Apart From Dreamers

Here's why this quote has become my mantra.<p>Steve Jobs' had brilliant inventions, innovative designs and an incredibly amazing approach to entrepreneurship. This, among other things, keeps his legacy alive.<p>Years ago, a speech Steve Jobs gave came up on my YouTube feed. I played it not realizing that …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

LinkedIn's CEO Just Gave Some Brilliant Life Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

For an executive of his magnitude, Jeff Weiner has never lost sight of what truly matters in life.<p>Since taking over as LinkedIn's CEO in 2009, Jeff Weiner has accomplished a great deal to earn him the title of Highest Rated CEO.<p>He has grown LinkedIn's membership base from 33 million to more than …

Three Simple Questions This GE Exec Asks To Solve Big, Complex Problems

GE Vice Chair Beth Comstock explains how remaining “carefully uninformed” helps her see the big picture, no matter how complex a challenge becomes.<p>Ignorance isn’t usually rewarded in most work settings. Many of us fear it: Standing up in an important meeting, unsure whether what you’re about to say …

WHO travel costs 'outstrip' disease budget

World Health Organization's spending on travel exceeded its expenditure on public health problems, report says.<p>The World Health Organization spent about $200m in 2015 and 2016 on travel, a figure that far exceeds what it spends on public health problems such as AIDS, the Associated Press (AP) news …

Public Health

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

3 Easy Ways to Create Killer Black-and-White Images Using Lightroom (VIDEO)

Nathaniel Dodson of Tutvid is back with another great Lightroom tutorial. This time he’s offering three great ways to create black-and-white photos …

The best Apple Watch apps

Whether you’re wearing the original Apple Watch, the Series 2, or the new Apple Watch Series 3 — which we say is the best smartwatch you can buy — …

Apple Watch

Sean Hannity: Time for 'deplorables' to fight for Trump agenda

There is a massive effort afoot in Washington to destroy President Trump and throw him out of office. It is nothing short of a plot to subvert the will of the American people, and undermine the very foundation of this republic.<p>It is unlike anything we have seen before in American history. President …

The Digital Era Is Crippling The Five Year Strategic Plan

Each year, strategic planning teams at multinational companies review competitor revenues, read through press releases, compare their own company’s performance to their peer set and then work with their management teams to create annual strategic plans for the next year and reiterate a five year …

Management