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Inside the Eiffel Tower apartment

The Eiffel Tower welcomes seven million visitors a year, but none of them have been able to spend the night snoozing under its iron latticework - until now.<p>An unused conference room on the first level of the tower has been transformed into a designer apartment, 188ft above ground level.<p>It was …

Warren Buffett's Rules to Getting Started With Investing

Investing can be intimidating, but it's an important part of personal finance. Legendary investor Warren Buffett summarizes the basics of investing …

Investing

A UPenn psychologist says there's one trait more important to success than IQ or talent

By "learning," I mean that every week the piano teacher would visit my parents' apartment and guide me through a classical or jazz piece, listening patiently as I plunked out the tune as best I could and politely offering suggestions for improvement.<p>I hated those lessons. I was a terrible pianist, …

5 Extreme Things These Billionaire Leaders Did to Become Successful

Would you work for free for 6 months?<p>Successful people are often willing to push themselves far in order to achieve their goals. However, some …

8 Ways To Accelerate Your Success

Take control of your life.<p>200<p>SHARES<p>Moving rapidly toward your goals can be difficult. In fact, it is impossible until you make fundamental changes to …

A 32-year-old CEO who sold her startup for more than $250 million reveals her one piece of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

And her advice to other young entrepreneurs is simple: "Get mentors."<p>Von Tobel, who remains CEO of LearnVest, the financial-planning company she sold last year for more than $250 million, told Business Insider how she found her own mentors — and how she knew they were keepers.<p>"How I started that …

Mind Over Brain--Your Will Must Be Stronger Than Your Skill

This post is all about another thing that Homer Simpson is wrong about. You actually can give one hundred and ten percent. And more. It all comes …

An entrepreneur who raised over $1 million for his company at age 19 shares 3 tips that will make you more successful

Nearly five years after launching One, the app is connecting college students at Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and more than 20 other campuses. Levy serves as the company's chief operating officer.<p>He's also the founder of Silicon Valley's NextGen conference, which brings together future startup …

Henry David Thoreau’s landmark 1854 work to be relaunched with modernised vocabulary ‘to create more opportunities for other people’s lives to be enriched by this book’<p>Henry David Thoreau’s revered account of the period he spent living a self-consciously simple life in a cabin at Walden Pond is set …

Literature

When Every Letter Becomes Political

There is something obviously preposterous about Anat Berko’s suggestion on the floor of Israel’s Knesset that Palestine can’t exist because the …

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

Hot Air Ballooning in Turkey: Pictures

Hot Air Balloons

When it comes to ISIL, Europe is repeating the sins of its fathers

While candidate Trump spouts anti-Muslim rants, elected officials on both sides of the Atlantic are pressing ahead with plans for military action that will shed real blood. The British Parliament just voted to join French airstrikes in Syria. US lawmakers, prominent democratic senators included, …

The Single Most Important Skill You Can Learn to Help Your Business | Inc.com

<i>As a 22 year old aspiring entrepreneur with lots of free time, given current trends in technology, what should I spend my time learning? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Skyler Irvine,</b> …

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

Here's a simple trick to make people like you in 2 seconds

<i>Quick: Smile! But not too broadly. Introduce yourself — but not so fast!</i> Time's up.<p>Fortunately, there's a simple psychological strategy for combatting the anxiety associated with meeting new people. The trick? Don't think of them as new.<p>Instead, you'll want to do what speaker and author Nicholas …

7 Traits You Need as an Entrepreneur

One of my old bosses once told me, "It doesn't matter what your title is. Whatever the company needs, that's what you do. If they made me Director of Toilet Cleaning, we would have the cleanest toilets in the city, period."<p>I now carry this mentality with me through any endeavor I take part in.<p>A lot …

Watch The Trailer For One of 2016's Most Beautiful, Mysterious Sci-Fi Movies

<i>Evolution</i>, directed by Lucile Hadzihalilovic, is as soft, beautiful and mysterious as sci-fi films get. It’s about an island that’s just populated by …

How To Master Your Life With The Decision-Making Diet

When I first noticed that Steve Jobs, Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg are mostly seen in the same clothes, I wondered why these powerful and wealthy people (globally influential to the nth degree) didn’t seem to buy new clothes. Clearly, it wasn’t about affordability. There simply had to be some …

Duke University

20 entrepreneurs share the advice that made them successful

<i>This article is published in collaboration with Business Insider.</i><p>Regardless of how we define it, success can feel like a fleeting and often elusive …

15 Things Therapists Actually Want You To Know

Don't worry, they won't Google you or say hi to you at the bar.<p><i>Therapy can be mysterious and intimidating, especially if you don't know what to expect. So BuzzFeed Health spoke with three psychologists who all have extensive experience with psychotherapy: Stephanie Smith, Ph.D., clinical</i> …