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What it's like to vacation in America's most expensive summer destinations

We've given you a glimpse into the fabulous lives of the super rich, noted some of the outrageous things they can buy with their billions, and taken you on a tour of their lavish homes— but how, and where, do the rich spend their summers?<p>Using Travel Magazine's ranking of the most expensive summer …

Trippy.com Announces the World's Most Underrated Destinations

Although it seems counterintuitive, the only thing that can be more annoying than discovering a destination is overloaded with tourists, is discovering a destination that should be but isn't. While it's great that this means you'll have the place all to yourself, half the fun of travel is being …

A woman who has read over 4,000 résumés says this is the biggest mistake the most successful people make

Amy Adler, a certified master résumé writer, management coach, and career strategist for executives — who has read around 4,000 executives' résumés in her life — says that there's one common mistake many of these people make.<p>"Executives typically have broad, deep, and successful careers," she tells …

Simple Habit aims to de-stress you with 5-minute meditations

Yunha Kim knows a lot about stress. She founded Locket, an app that put ads on the Android lock screen, which was eventually bought up by the shopping app Wish. Starting and running her own company, naturally, was a stressful proposition, so she turned to meditation as a way to center herself. Now, …

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Interactive Map of Property in Italy

Where Should You Buy Property in Italy?<p>If you have decided that you would like to own a property in Italy, it can be difficult to narrow down the …

10 Reasons To Live, Retire, And Invest In English-Speaking Belize

Belize is a little country with a population of fewer than 350,000 people, most all of whom speak English. Part Caribbean, part Central American, it's mostly wide-open spaces with a long coast and a sprinkling of small islands just offshore fringed by white sand and swaying palms.<p>This is one of the …

The 7-Day Self-Love Reset You Should Try

Carve out some time in your calendar and keep scrolling for Jennifer Kass' seven-day self-love reset plan, designed to help bring you back into alignment with the most important person in your life (and no, it's not anyone you'll meet on Bumble).<p>If you want to find someone to love (and get sweaty …

To Develop Emotional Intelligence, You Have to Focus on This One Thing First | Inc.com

There's no denying it: Emotions are powerful.<p>Think about it. When you're happy, you're confident. You're ready to take on the world; nothing can get in your way.<p>In contrast, sadness or fear can have the opposite effect.<p>And how about other emotions, like jealousy? Pride? Love? Each of these feelings …

How to Build the Self-Confidence You Need to Win at Life

Do you ever feel shitty about yourself? It happens all the time to most of us.<p>It seems like everyone is building billion-dollar businesses, becoming YouTube stars, or making it big on Instagram.<p>Deep down, most of us also know that it's 99% bullshit. But at the same time, we see all these people …

What is Emotional Intelligence and Why Does it Matter?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people are conditioned to believe that knowledge is power, when, in fact, knowledge is only potential power. In my life, I’ve been blessed enough to have many meaningful conversations, yet the one I had this past week on emotional …

25 Bad Words That Make Other People Feel Inferior

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Did you know that in every language, there are more negative words than positive ones? It seems we need lots of words to describe our negative feelings, but we're content with a handful of positive ones.<p>For …

Could a five-minute test predict how quickly adults can learn a second language?

Why is it that for some adults learning a second language is a breeze, while for others it feels like an insurmountable task?<p>Research from the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences at the University of Washington suggests part of the reason might lie in the rhythms of adults’ brains. In a new …

The Dalai Lama just launched a website to help you achieve inner peace

With the help of Paul Ekman, a psychologist who consulted on the 2015 Pixar film "Inside Out," and the data visualization firm Stamen Design, the Dalai Lama has launched a new website meant to give people a map for understanding their feelings.<p>It's called the "Atlas of Emotions."<p>"When we wanted to …

How 1 Hour a Week Can Immediately Make You More Successful | Inc.com

"Everyone needs a coach."<br>--Bill Gates<p>Together, coaching and consulting make up a multibillion dollar industry. When it comes to making decisions, both individuals and organizations benefit from an outside perspective.<p>Why is that exactly?<p>Just think about it: When you're in the middle of a situation, …

6 Critical Steps To Eliminating Emotion From Your Investment Process

Emotional decision-making is the enemy of traders. Here are a few of the ways I’ve learned to eliminate emotion from my processes and become a more profitable (and productive!) investor.<p><b>1. Have a data-backed thesis</b><p>When you enter a trade based on a “feeling,” you’ll likely exit it based on a …

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Why You Should Try A Relationship Cleanse

Beet juice, lemon juice, alkalizing water, fruit fasts, broth fasts, quick fasts, slow fasts—you might've tried 'em all.<p>But the most important kind …

Give Zero F**ks: How to Care Less About What Other People Think

It took me a <i>lot</i> of practice to be the kind of woman that gives zero f*cks and actively care less about what other people think, because I misunderstood what the 'give zero f*cks' mindset is all about. The misconception about women who give zero f*cks is that they have no priorities or passions.<p>In …

8 Great Tricks For Reading People's Body Language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking <i>if</i> you know what to look for. And who hasn't wanted to read people's minds at some point?<p>You already pick up on more body language cues than you're consciously aware of. UCLA research has shown that only 7% of …

5 psychological tips for reading people more accurately

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Here’s What You Can Do to Avoid Making Really Bad Business Decisions

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Learn a key negotiating skill from FBI negotiator Chris Voss

<b>Chris Voss:</b> You know, successful negotiation is not about getting to yes, it's about mastering no and understanding what the path to an agreement is. …

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12 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Over the past couple of years, as I’ve watched my son grow from a baby into a remarkable little boy, I’ve learned that a young child can teach an …