John Bleezy

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All the random things you can learn about someone when looking up their handicap

I have a tournament coming up at my home course, so naturally upon being given the name of my opponent, I rushed to the GHIN Handicap Lookup to learn about his game. From a straight index perspective, we were about the same, but when used properly the Handicap Lookup can offer more insight than …

Golf

How Amazon and Entrepreneurs Can Pay Zero Federal Income Tax, and Do So Legally

To learn how they, too, can pay no taxes, entrepreneurs should closely review all the things the government wants them to do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the recent news that Amazon paid zero federal taxes for 2017, every entrepreneur should be asking, :"How can …

Income Tax

12 Phrases that Will Make Your Audience Put Down Their Cell Phones and Pay Attention to You

Know the magic word that cuts through the noise<p>Franklin Delano Roosevelt once gave this pithy advice for making a good presentation:<p>"Be sincere. Be brief. Be seated."<p>As a professional speaker and presentation coach for the past two decades, I agree with this public speaking wisdom, and I would add …

Public Speaking

Moonshot Picks: Cryptos With Massive Upside (500+% Potential Gains) | May 2018

In this article, we follow up with the percentage gains from our April top picks (since our April 4th article Moonshot Picks up to this point). We …

Cryptocurrency

Want to Make a Great First Impression? Try the 1 Thing People Like As Much as Food, Money (and Even Sex)

Best of all, this technique for making a great first impression works even if -- especially if -- you're shy and introverted.<p>I couldn't help but overhear what she said about me to her friend as they walked away.<p>"He and I just had the <i>best</i> chat," she said. "What a wonderful conversation."<p>I smiled to …

The Brain

Salesforce Is Getting Into Blockchain. Here's Why That Matters

When the fastest-growing enterprise software company of all time talks, it pays to listen.<p><b>Salesforce.com</b> (NYSE:CRM) CEO Marc Benioff often talks …

3 Top Gold ETFs -- Which Is the Best to Buy?

All three of these gold ETFs can give you exposure to the precious metal, so which should you choose?<p>When it comes to investing in gold, there are …

Could Palo Alto Networks Be a Millionaire-Maker Stock?

It’s been a good year for Palo Alto Networks’ investors. Will the good times keep rolling?<p>Fueled by increasing need for cybersecurity and a run of …

ShotSpotter Stock Has Soared 124% in 2018 as Its Gun Violence Technology Gains Attention

This Silicon Valley gunfire detection company is growing revenue at a fast clip and expects to be profitable by the end of 2018.<p>I'd like to introduce …

How Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Can Treat Social Anxiety Disorder

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is commonly treated with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), a form of therapy that first became popular in the 1980s …

Depression

Stop Ending Your Speeches with 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, calm …

7 Reits (Paying Up To 8%) With Big Dividend Raises Coming

“First-level” investors – those who buy and sell on headlines – mistakenly believe that real estate investment trust (REIT) profits will suffer if …

Investing

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

3 Stocks That Feel Like Netflix in 2002

Square, Appian, and Shopify could deliver Netflix-like returns over the next decade.<p><b>Netflix</b> (NASDAQ:NFLX) was one of the greatest growth stories of …

Eating Your Way Through Barcelona!

Barcelona. It’s a wonderful city, filled with all the things I love – amazing art, fun nightlife, and incredible food. When I visited in March two …

Is Weibo Corporation a Buy?

The Twitter of China is not a cheap stock -- but that's for some very good reasons.<p>Chinese microblogging company <b>Weibo</b> (NASDAQ:WB) is often known as …

Scientists Have Discovered a New Organ in the Human Body. What is the Interstitium?

It’s not a second stomach or a mini-brain. But scientists have discovered an important new organ that may play a critical role in how many tissues …

Buy These Three Thoroughbreds And Ignore The Market's Gyrations

In my original article suggesting the AlphaCentric Income Opportunities Fund (IOFAX or IOFIX) for SA readers’ due diligence ( The Perfect Mutual Fund …

Investing

No, There Is no Such Thing as ADHD

No, there is no such thing as ADHD. Somewhere along the line we have lost the understanding that kids come in all shapes and sizes. Some kids are …

Improve Your Iron Consistency with One of Butch Harmon's Favorite Drills

If you want your irons to fly with that nice, high trajectory you see from good players, Butch Harmon says you have to learn how to shift your weight back and through the ball. A proper weight shift will help you hit down on the ball, which is far more effective in creating good, consistent contact …

Golf Digest's Complete 200 Greatest International Golf Courses

Golf Digest has been ranking golf courses for more than half a century. In February 2018, we published a World 100 ranking that included the best courses outside the United States—as a way to celebrate golf in other countries. With so much course-design work now being overseas, our editors used …

This Small-Cap Pot Stock Has Intriguing Technology, but a Terrifying Valuation

Up over 2,900% in two years, this marijuana stocks' proprietary extraction technology is unparalleled -- but so is its breakneck valuation.<p>Pardon the …

How a silent retreat changed my life forever

I don’t often evangelize, especially when it comes to spiritual or wellness practices. This is due to the fact that despite being a person who writes …

Basic Guide To Successful Investing - Part I

<b>Introduction</b><p>A few years ago I wrote a very popular series of articles about how I created my own portfolio over a lifetime. As time passes I …

Investing

Retire Rich With 5 Highly Predictable REITs

Retirement satisfaction appears positively correlated with income, net worth, and health, and it is positively correlated to stable income streams. …

BANK OF AMERICA: These 11 companies are set to capitalize on the biggest changes in tech

Strategists at Bank of America have compiled a projection of the biggest, world-transforming themes over the next two to five years and companies they believe will most benefit.<p>"The future is arriving sooner than investors expect," Beijia Ma, an equity strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, …

Clubface Control Through Impact - hit it straighter by opening up

Clubface Control Through Impact - hit it straighter by opening up<p>Andrew Rice<p>Today, Andrew Rice comes to you with a tip aimed at helping you maintain …

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the clutter to find the strategies and tips that …

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

Guys, This Could Be Why Women Seem To Think You're Boring

Guys, you've been in this situation before: You meet a girl out at a bar, and she has an adorable accent.<p><b>You:</b> “Where are you from?”<p><b>Her:</b> “Norway.”<p><b>You:</b> …

Relationships