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CNBC

How to get out the door faster in the morning (without waking up ...

How to get out the door faster in the morning (with...

Smartasset

America's Best State Fairs – 2017 Edition | SmartAsset.com

America's Best State Fairs – 2017 Edition | SmartAs...

thewarhorse.org

THE ARMY SHE KNEW WASN’T ORDERLY OR DISCIPLINED. IT WAS FILLED WITH MESSY HUMANITY

“You must be used to order and discipline, coming from the military,” the executive said. “Things can be fast-paced and dynamic around here.” He folded his thin fingers together and looked at me. The office was silent, gray, and situated high above the teeming streets of Manhattan.

Smartasset

The Best Housing Markets for Growth and Stability in 2017 ...

Whether you’re buying a house for yourself or as an investment, one factor to consider is the long-term value of the home. Housing market growth is a way to determine if you’ll get a return for your home. Many high growth areas took a turn for the worse after the housing bubble burst in 2007-2008. However, as time moves us further from the housing crisis, the market is heating up again. It’s good news for buyers as well as sellers, as long as it’s stable growth rather than another rapid rise. SmartAsset analyzed historical price data and ranked the best housing markets for growth and stability for 2017.

Fast Company

Why These Introverts Succeed In Extroverts' Jobs

Why These Introverts Succeed In Extroverts' Jobs

The Billfold

One Thing I Didn't Know I'd Miss About the Army – The Billfold

One Thing I Didn't Know I'd Miss About the Army – T...

themuse.com

How to Put in Your Two Weeks Notice at a Job You Actually Care ...

How to Put in Your Two Weeks Notice at a Job You Ac...

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The Simple Productivity Tip That'll Make it Easy for You to Leave ...

OK, get ready for the single most life-changing productivity rule I’ve ever used (and believe me, I’ve tried a lot ). Ready?

Do one task, to completion , before moving on to the next.

Skeptical? Dubious? Unconvinced? I know I was. That’s too simplistic, I thought, when I first came across this particular piece of advice over 10 years ago while reading my beloved Ben Franklin’s Almanac of Wit, Wisdom, and Practical Advice (fact: The trusty tome has been with me for over 14 years and seven cross-country moves ).

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How to Get Through Any Setback, According to a Retired Navy SEAL

How to Get Through Any Setback, According to a Reti...

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30 Free Ways to Find the Answer to "What Should I Do With My Life?"

When I was trying to figure out what career to pursue after my military service, I dove headfirst into the world of “ finding my passion .” After spending almost five years in a career field (army intelligence) that had literally nothing to do with my college degree (television and film production), I wanted to make sure my next career lined up with my future intentions, interests, and, hopefully, passions—of which I have many!

themuse.com

The 20-Minute Hack That'll Save You Hours of Work Down the Road

The 20-Minute Hack That'll Save You Hours of Work D...