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Every Retiree Should Make This Tax Move Right Now, According to a New Warning From the IRS

Retirees: check your withholdings.<p>The IRS has a message for retirees: make sure you’re paying enough federal income tax. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of …

Income Tax

How to Tell If You’re Delegating Too Much — and What to Do About It

Everyone knows leaders should delegate to ensure that they are working on the right projects and deliverables. But if you find yourself frequently miscommunicating with your team on deliverables, hearing about issues at the last minute, and misunderstanding how your team set their priorities, it …

Stop Wasting Money on Team Building

Most corporate team building is a waste of time and money. I say this based on my 25+ years of research and practice in the field of team effectiveness. Seventeen of those years were with Mars Inc., a family-owned $35 billion global business with a commitment to collaboration.<p>Many companies, when …

Team Building

To Make a Change at Work, Tell Yourself a Different Story

Human beings crave coherence. We long to be true to ourselves and to act in a way that’s consistent with what we believe and value. We want to live and work authentically. This quest for coherence is hardwired; psychologists often refer to human beings as “meaning-making machines.” Our brains …

13 things successful people do in the first 3 months at a new job

Your first three months on the job can lay the groundwork for major achievements down the road.<p>Successful people know this when they start a new job. …

Success

5 Retirement Questions You Must Address As Soon As Possible

When do you plan on retiring? I often ask others this question during financial wellness workshops, webinars, and coaching sessions. Most people have at least a ballpark idea of when they would like to achieve a state of financial freedom where they will be able to stop working or transition to …

Retirement

The Secrets of a Cinematic Look and Feel

No, it's not by adding black bars or shooting in slow motion. There's much more to the skill of making your videos look like the movies.<p>The …

Color Management

The musicals of Rodgers & Hammerstein: Some of our favorite things

<i>The musical "Oklahoma!" first charmed audiences on Broadway 75 years ago. And the appeal of the works of Rodgers & Hammerstein has never faded since.</i> …

The King and I

This is the Single Most Annoying Phrase People Use in Work Emails. Here's How to Avoid It. | Inc.com

Writing effective emails is an art. Though we're all basically glued to our inboxes these days, not everyone is master of the craft. From excellent out-of-office replies to how you sign off your emails, every word matters.<p>You must also practice a little emotional intelligence and be careful not to …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Shift Your Retirement Nest Egg to an Retirement Income Stream

Saving for retirement is understood -- you invest a certain amount of your income to a portfolio that's aligned with your risk tolerance.<p>But once …

Retirement

Why Your 401(k) Probably Isn't Enough for Retirement

You have a 401(k) through your employer and you dutifully contribute a percentage of each paycheck to it, confident that you're ahead of the game. …

Retirement

10 Home Selling Myths That Are Totally False

When you’re putting your house up for sale, it’s hard to know who to trust and what to believe. Here are 10 home selling myths with unbiased, …

Real Estate

The best closing lines for 5 critical work emails

Do you speak “Millennial”? Taco Bell does. Or at least, the company hopes it’s become fluent in the language of its biggest fan base.<p>The Associated …

Taco Bell

How to Become a Master Speaker and Presenter

Public speaking is one of the most important tools, no matter what your career is.<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>I don’t know if you know this, but I used to be terrified of speaking. I couldn’t get up in front of my class to give presentations. I was even scared to read in front of a …

Public Speaking

6 Things You Must Do To Lose Weight Over 40

With a few smart moves, here's how you can lose weight after 40 and keep it off.<p>With age comes many things: greater wisdom; deeper empathy; a greater sense of knowing who you are; and less happily, the very real possibility of a bigger pants size.<p>Starting in your 40s, it's easier than ever for the …

Nutrition

16 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit After 40

Fight aging with these moves that work on mobility and balance.<p>Getting older doesn’t mean you have to work out less.<p>In fact, you should probably add <i>more</i> exercises to your repertoire as you age to help you stay spry and prevent injury. David Jack, creator of the Men's Health Muscle After 40 (MA40) …

Workouts

Say These 7 Words When Employees Bring You Their Problems

Imagine that one of your employees walks into your office and says “Boss, we’ve got a huge problem with the ACME account; they’re angry and I think we might lose their business!” This is one of those situations that rightly spikes a leader’s blood pressure. But as much as the wrong response risks …

Leadership

Here is some of the worst advice currently being given to Millennials

<b>What is the worst advice being given to Millennials?</b><p>Here are the 7 pieces of advice that I HATE hearing people give Millennials.<p>1. Work harder you …

The upside of quitting: Why quitters always win and losers never quit

“Quitters never win and winners never quit.”<p>These are the infamous words of legendary NFL coach, Vincent Lombardi, considered by many to be one the …

Motivation

This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

10 Overlooked Erogenous Zones That’ll Make Sex That Much Hotter

<i>In Hump Day, award-winning psychotherapist and TV host Dr.</i> <i>Jenn</i> <i>Mann answers your sexiest questions—</i><i>unjudged and unfiltered.</i><p>Each product we feature has …

Opinion: These smart budget tips will keep you in the money — and out of the doghouse

When I got married in 2000, one of the best gifts given to my bride Rachel and me was lunch with my friend Mark Bauer, a real estate broker in …

6 Financial Milestones to Hit in Your 60s

Retirement is right around the corner. Here's how to go in prepared.<p>Once you reach your 60s, retirement is pretty much right around the corner, and …

Here’s the difference between leading and managing a team

<b>What’s the difference between leading and managing a team?</b><p>It takes great leaders and talent to grow a successful company. One of the best …

This app you’ve never heard of lets you watch shows and movies for free that aren’t even on Netflix

People often think that when it comes to streaming TV shows and movies online, there are only three options: pay for the good stuff, steal the good …

Diana Krall turns down the volume but not the intensity in Peabody show

“The reason why we’re here tonight is to play songs about love for you,” Diana Krall said near the top of her performance Friday night at the Peabody …

Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates

You're reading Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Freebies

Picture Perfect: TV Settings That Deliver the Ultimate Picture Quality

If you recently bought a new television, you’ll notice that things have changed when it comes to out-of-the-box TV settings.<p>It used to be that when …

Employers, your idea about employee happiness is all wrong

Rather than investing in a “happiness” culture, companies should think about career opportunities and fostering trust between management and employees.<p>When Google promoted a software engineer named Chade-Meng Tan to the role of “Jolly Good Fellow,” his career–and the entire culture of Silicon …

Want to Be a Great Boss? Do These 7 Things Every Day

If you want your people to be great, then be sure to be a great boss. Here's how.<p>Leadership fads come and go -- entire industries are built on them -- but some fundamental principles of good leadership remain constant no matter what.<p>The fundamental values of good leadership determine just how …