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(Re)Align Your Organization for Customer Experience Success

Businesses trying to get a customer experience program off the ground often forget one key aspect in their planning — organizational …

The 3 Phrases That Will Slowly Kill Your Business (And What to Say Instead)

Business owners and employees must believe their companies can achieve anything they envision. Avoid these 3 toxic phrases if you want to grow.<p>The single most powerful tool in a business owner's toolbox, which can either harm or help their businesses, is their mindset. Especially in the hardest …


20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …


19 of the World's Coolest Hotel Bars

No hotel is complete without a good hotel bar.<p>As hotels aim to attract both travelers and locals, there’s been a renewed appreciation for the hotel …


50 places in Europe you need to visit in your lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to laying out on the beaches of Lagos, Portugal, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

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15 of the world's most terrifying airport runways

From a Caribbean island where the runway ends right at a popular beach to a runway made entirely of ice in Antarctica, here are 15 of the most terrifying airport runways around the world.


Introducing FullBleed: Short Photographic Art Documentaries

<i>FullBleed is a new channel producing beautifully shot documentaries about photographic culture from around the world. Through a regular series of original short films, FullBleed takes the viewer behind the images, unearthing the stories at the heart of photographers' projects and the photographs</i> …

10 historic walks that will teach you about mankind

Looking out over the glistening blue sea, I realised: it is possible to travel back in time. I was enjoying a well-earned lunch break on England’s South West Coast Path, a route forged by 19th-century coastguards on the lookout for smugglers. But I was also sitting atop Jurassic-era cliffs flecked …


The best cold-brew coffee maker

<i>By Nick Guy & Kevin Purdy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here.</i><p>We looked at nine cold-brew coffee makers, analyzed dozens of at-home brewing methods, made concentrate for more than 200 cups of coffee, and …


15 Easy-To-Make Crockpot Freezer Meals For Busy Nights

You work all day, and you come home exhausted and hungry. Naturally, the last thing you want to do is to spend hours in the kitchen cooking dinner. …

Discover the man-made wonders of the National Park Service

Most U.S. national parks are set aside to protect natural wonders, but the system also includes many man-made marvels.<p>Besides the Statue of Liberty (which didn't fall into the National Park Service's hands until the 1930s), rangers also tend to these popular human constructions.<p><b>Full coverage:</b> …

The world’s 10 best train journeys – by the woman who’s done them all

<i>After covering three continents and 45,000 miles by train for our Around the World in 80 Trains series, Monisha Rajesh shares her unmissable rail journeys</i><p>1. Xining to Lhasa<p>Climbing more than 17,000ft, the Qinghai-Tibet railway travels along the top of the world past ice-blue lakes and snow-capped …

The 14 Best Brunches in The World

Where to enjoy your favorite meal anywhere in the world.<p>Brunch: It’s everyone’s favorite weekend activity. Few things beat a languorous mid-day meal, …

Want To Make Six Figures? How Pay And Perks Are Making This Job A Hot Second Career

Turn on the news, and the need for quality jobs that pay good wages are at the core of this year’s Presidential campaign. However, one career government data shows as being in decline, is proving pundits and statisticians wrong, say many in the industry.<p>For the first time in at least three years, …

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Highway to Alaska: Betsy takes the Ultimate Road Trip

When last summer rolled around and my finances were low, I posed the idea of driving to Alaska to Bryan, the boy I’d been dating all of a month. We …

Your Guide to the Strange World of Alternative Flour

Flour isn’t just made from wheat. Not only are there “alternative” grain flours, some are made with nuts, legumes, and even spuds. They may seem …

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The Best of Death Valley National Park

<i>Friends share a moment atop the Mesquite Dunes at Death Valley. Credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>With names of iconic locations like Badwater, Funeral Mountain, the Devil's Golf Course, and <i>Death</i> right in the name of the parkland, it's clear that this landscape on the California/Nevada state line was a torment …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places In The World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

Can American Retailers Kick Their Discounts Addiction?

Rampant discounting at American retailers is creating a race to the bottom, shrinking profit margins and diminishing brand value. Where will it</b> …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …


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