Deanne Tucker

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10 Mistakes the Worst Leaders Always Make

Here's one: Get rid of your inability to actively listen.<p>The horrible leadership behaviors I'm about to expound on are not mere platitudes or hackneyed clichés.<p>They remain, unfortunately, characteristics of well-meaning people on high perches who have blind spots that keep them from growing into …

Make Sure to Take These Home Improvement Tax Deductions for 2016

Did you make home improvements in 2016? Then you might be eligible for a whole slew of home improvement tax deductions which can save you major money …

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The Best Food For Your Brain: Try These Ginger Recipes

It adds great flavor AND is good for us. Win, win.<p>Let’s be honest here: we can all use a little brain boost from time to time. The days are long and busy ― it’s easy to feel mentally fried. We have a little secret to share with you. Ginger, the delightfully spicy root, is just what you need. Not …

Nature Lovers, Rejoice: These Are the Best Backpacking Trips in the U.S.

<i>Are you feeling the wanderlust itch? As the veil of winter's gloom falls away, our adventurous spirit is back in action. Enter MyDomaine's ultimate</i> …

We Tried Riding (And Building) Ikea’s Flat-Packed Bike

When Ikea’s new Sladda bike arrived at my apartment–flat-packed in a giant box almost as tall as I am–it took me a few minutes just to open the …

Google updates Classroom with new tools for students, parents and teachers

Google Classroom, the company’s platform that brings together Google Apps for Education and a number of tools for managing classes and content, is getting one of its regular summer updates today (right in time before the next school year starts).<p>While Classroom has traditionally focused on offering …

10 Egg Breakfasts You Can Make in the Microwave

Whether it's a busy weekday morning, a lazy weekend start to the day, or you have a group of hungry guests, there's no need to stress about making the perfect breakfast. Cooking batches of eggs for just yourself, your family, or a larger group doesn't have to be stressful, time-consuming, or messy, …

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4 New Education Features from Google That Can Help Teachers

By Meghan Bogardus CortezUpdates to a variety of platforms could make classroom technology use a bit easier.

FACT CHECK: Yoga Cured an Elderly Woman's Curved and Painful Back?

CLAIM<p>An 86-year-old woman's severely painful and curved back was cured by her practicing yoga for a month.<p>RATING<p>ORIGIN<p>An August 2016 <i>New York Post</i> …

Beer Archaeologist: How Alcohol Shaped Our Civilization

<b>Patrick McGovern</b>, a biomolecular archaeologist at the University of Pennsylvania, has one of the coolest jobs in the world. Some have called him “<b>the</b> …

8 Habits To Help You Learn 100% Faster And Better

How envious we are of fast learners. They always seem to catch onto everything at a glance while we, the common folks, seem to struggle through the …

Lost cities #8: mystery of Cahokia – why did North America's largest city vanish?

Long before Columbus reached the Americas, Cahokia was the biggest, most cosmopolitan city north of Mexico. Yet by 1350 it had been deserted by its native inhabitants the Mississippians – and no one is sure why<p>In its prime, about four centuries before Columbus stumbled on to the western hemisphere, …

10 Critical Questions You Must Answer if You Want to Write a Book

Don't skip any of these questions if you want your book to be extremely successful.<p>After my book was released, I was surprised by how many people asked me for advice on how to write and publish a book. Like all authors I learned a lot along the way. Here are 10 critical questions you must answer …

This Couple Is Gaining (Then Losing) A Lot Of Weight To Prove That Fitness Experts Are Scammers

Listen, everyone on social media is a liar. If it’s not your friend constantly posting Cheesecake Factory selfies with the hashtag #blessed all over them (which may be a little valid because it’s a good restaurant we would eat all our meals at if we could), it’s a celebrity doing a half-assed job …

Save more by tricking your brain: How to hack your money mindset

Embarrassingly low bank account balance?<p>For a couple reasons, your savings rate, or lack thereof, might feel out of your control.<p>One problem is that …

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Rain gardens pretty and functional, says Toronto resident

If you're concerned about basement floods due to heavy rains, there's a relatively inexpensive and environmentally friendly way to prevent them, a …

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How To Publish a Book - A Step-by-Step Guide

Back in 2004, when I tried to publish my own book (my first book), the process was a nightmare. I spent months sending my manuscript to literary …

Wild Child: An Intoxicating English Garden at Tattenhall Hall

Almost all gardening involves controlling and choreographing nature, but many of us are letting our gardens grow wilder and more naturalistic. At …

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Veganism: good for the environment, bad for people?

It's widely argued that cutting meat consumption is necessary to make our societies more sustainable. Although veganism is a growing trend worldwide, …

8 tricks to save space in a small bedroom

A small bedroom can be a wonderfully cosy and convenient room. Even if you don't have room for a side table, closet or storage, there are plenty of …

19 Life-Changing Baking Tips From Professional Bakers

These are pretty sweet.

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21 Foundation Hacks Every Woman Needs to Know

Life-changing ways to create an even complexion, conceal dark circles, hide zits, and more.<p><b>1. Apply your base makeup in this order: color correctors, foundation, concealer.</b> If you're getting fine lines just sitting there trying to figure out the order in which to apply your base makeup, here's a …

11 Personal Finance Books to Read this Summer

One of my favorite things about the summer is sitting by the pool or relaxing on a beach with a really good read. But, if you’re like me, you also …

The amazing benefits of being bilingual

Most people in the world speak more than one language, suggesting the human brain evolved to work in multiple tongues. If so, asks Gaia Vince, are those of us who speak only one language missing out?<p>In a cafe in south London, two construction workers are engaged in cheerful banter, tossing words …

8 Furniture Arranging Mistakes Sabotaging Your Home

Pick the wrong spots and you won’t be able to move freely through your space. Arranging furniture is about creating a natural flow in your …

Help! Photoshop is too complicated. What should I use?

“Visuals have so much more impact than lots of text,” Canva CEO Melanie Perkins says.<p>[Editor’s note: If you enjoy this podcast, don’t miss the <b>design challenge</b>,below.]<p>There was a time when only professionals needed design tools like Adobe’s Photoshop.<p>That time is over, Canva CEO Melanie Perkins said …

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