Matt Pickard

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Why You Can't Always Be Saving Money

<i>“I can skip a few bucks by skipping out on that dinner.”</i><p><i>“I’m going to stay in to focus on my career.”</i><p><i>“Why would I take that course? It’s $500! I</i> …

10 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Career In Your 20s

Time to cut through the mixed messages–in the search for answers here are 10 ways to feel like you are doing everything you can.<p>We’ve been called pre­adults, emerging adults, millennials, the lost decade. We’re told our 20s are the “defining decade,” and that 80% of life’s most significant events …

50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re sitting at your desk, daydreaming to start your own business, this is the article for you.<p>You already know that launching a company can be an intimidating process requiring tons of hard work. But the …

Four Old-Fashioned Ways to Meet Women (That Actually Work)

Nick Savoy

Should You Go to Grad School?

Your personal financial situation should be a big factor in making this decision.<p>Numbers alone shouldn't dictate whether you go back to school for an …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

The 8 Dumbest Career-Ending Mistakes That Smart People Make

We have all seen it in our careers: people who we thought would have gone on to be the tops in their company or industry but who end up shooting themselves in the foot.<p>It could be a star sales executive, a top billing lawyer, or a rock star up-and-coming executive. When we first met them, we might …

3 Stretches to Relieve Tension in Neck and Shoulders

Whether you have a job which requires hours of sitting at a desk, spend long periods driving a car, or you just walk with less-than-perfect posture, at some point you are most likely going to start experiencing discomfort in your neck and shoulders (if you haven't already). Fortunately, there are …

Don't Use a Resume Template if Want to Land a New Job

Every wonder why you don’t get called up for an interview? It could be that you are using a resume or CV based on a template. Your resume probably …

Mistakes to avoid at your first job

Don't start your career off on the wrong track<p>Dan Moran recently wrote a post on the Careers & Worklife blog with some tips for recent graduates. Below is an excerpt from the post:<p><i>This weekend, there will be tens of thousands bright, talented and energetic college graduates walking across the stage</i> …

Employment

5 Habits of People With Remarkable Willpower | Inc.com

Willpower is <i>not</i> something you either have or you don't.<p>Sure, some people may be more self-disciplined than you. Some people may be better at resisting temptation than you. But that's probably not because they were born with some certain special something inside them--instead, they've found ways to …

Will Power

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Here's A Simple Trick For Making Your Resume Stand Out

You and dozens — or sometimes hundreds — of other candidates are vying for the same coveted position, and hiring managers only spend an average of six seconds looking at your resume before deciding whether you're a good fit.<p>In a recent LinkedIn post, Ruben Quintero, a director on the Salvation Army …