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Managing for the Long Term

In the fall of 2014, the hedge fund activist and Allergan shareholder Bill Ackman became increasingly frustrated with Allergan’s board of directors. In a letter to the board, he took the directors to task for their failure to do (in his words) “what you are paid $400,000 per year to do on behalf of …

10 things everyone should do in Nepal

Nepal was hit by a series of devastating earthquakes last year, and while much of the country is still in recovery mode, there's still plenty of stunning scenery just waiting to be explored by daring tourists.<p>It also recently attracted the attention of Prince Harry, who paid a visit to the …

My Girlfriend Convinced Me To Go Stormchasing

My girlfriend convinced me to go stormchasing and I turned the experience into a climate change project. Together with a small group of friends and …

College Tourist Student Guide to Bangkok, Thailand

By College Tourist; Author: Hannah Heine, University of Dayton<p><b>What to do while touring the world's most visited city of 2013.</b><p>What comes to mind when BANGKOK is brought up? Luxury or affordability? Skyscrapers or forgotten buildings in disrepair? The city is an eclectic mix of all of the above …

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Mindfulness

<i>jennifer maravillas for hbr</i><p>The most forward-looking companies are willing to take risks to achieve greatness. Most leaders give lip service to this idea, but few actually do it. We have worked with banks willing to take on toxic assets (again) and hedge funds willing to take a $100 million gamble …

Watch: How To Create An Instant Color Palette From A Picture In Under 20 Seconds

<b>YouTube</b> channel Graphic Design Basics offers a quick and hassle-free tutorial for creating a eye-catching, instant color palette from your favorite …

Graphic Design

10 Vacation Spots That Are About To Get Huge

Whoever said that patience is a virtue had no comprehension of just how badly you needed a vacation. And one of the biggest things to look forward to …

Travel

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Rakotzbrücke (Rakotz Bridge): Kromlau, Germany<p>Salar de Uyuni: Bolivia<p>Valle de Cocora: Quindío, Colombia<p>Mendenhall Ice Caves: Juneau, Alaska<p>Angel …

National Parks

The 15 Best Gifts for Business Travelers

Business travel doesn't necessarily lend itself to exciting gifts, but there are actually plenty of presents out there that are both practical and feel like a treat. Here's the latest technology, luggage, accessories, and more to get that busy business traveler in your life from the airport to the …

Shopping

16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest monasteries, here …

18 Restaurants In Unforgettable Settings

From high in the sky to under the sea, these 18 restaur […]

Restaurants

The 20 Greatest Driving Roads in the World

A great road challenges everyday notions. But most of all, it elicits a thrill. These 20 mythic highways inspire us to hit the road.<p>If you're gonna hit the road, hit some of the best roads on Earth.

5 Legitimate Reasons to Work Less

Even if it doesn’t come as a surprise that working too much is bad for you, it’s still important to stop, decompress, and evaluate. A new video from …

Sexuality

The 8 best hangover cures in Japan

SELLING HANGOVER CURES is a multi-million dollar business in Japan. Here are some popular <i>futsukayoi</i> or “two days drunk” cures from Japan. <i>Kampai</i>!<p>1. …

Alcohol

12 signs you grew up celebrating the holidays in Rhode Island

<b>1. Reindeer don’t sport antlers…</b><br>A famous blue bug does.<p><b>2. Santa doesn’t ride in a sleigh.</b><br>Instead, he ditches it for a fire truck (in Westerly), a …

"Photographing the Familiar" by Dorothea Lange and Daniel Dixon

<i>This excerpt from Dorothea Lange and Daniel Dixon’s essay for</i> Aperture <i>magazine #2, from 1952, appears in</i> The Aperture Magazine Anthology<i>.</i><p>Photography …

Take Better Digital Photos By Understanding Your Camera’s ISO Settings

What does ISO stand for, you ask? ISO stands for International Standards Organization, which refers to the group that set the standards for film …

6 people who landed the CFO job by age 30

These six individuals not only made it to the top rungs of their organizations, they managed to land chief financial officer roles at large and rapidly growing companies before they turned 30 years old.<p>Whether working for hot tech startups or global fast-food chains, these savvy professionals have …

From drug addiction to Uber intern to powerful Uber exec at age 30, Austin Geidt's life is already the stuff of Valley legend

Five years ago, she saw some tweets about a startup looking for an intern. That startup was Uber.<p>It was 2010 and the economy was rocky. Jobs — even internships — were hard to get and her résumé was "blank," she told the audience at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit in San Francisco on …

13 interview questions you should never answer

But they'll occasionally go one step further and cross the line with questions like "Do you have children?" and "How much do you weigh?"<p>In a 2014 LinkedIn post, Bernard Marr, a global-enterprise-performance expert and a best-selling business author, says he's always astonished to hear that …

Skills you should learn in your 20s

Try starting a conversation with the person next to you — you could walk away with a new business connection.University of Exeter/Flickr<p>Just because you're no longer in school doesn't mean you've got it all figured out.<p>You've still got plenty of important skills left to learn — but now you're on …

The 10 states where college graduates have the best chance of getting a job

The job search process is never fun, and is far from easy — but for college graduates, your luck could vary depending on what state you're looking in.<p>In a recent report, Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce analyzed the strength of the online college labor market across all …

13 tricks to lead a simpler, happier life

Since then, the thread has ballooned to nearly 700 answers, with users from all over the world weighing in on how to eliminate physical and mental clutter, increase productivity, and ultimately be a happier person.<p>We picked out 13 recent responses that offer creative strategies for streamlining. …

Time Management

24 ways to influence even the most resistant people

Seduction, the act of persuading a person to yield to your advances, isn't used only in the pursuit of a love interest. Influencing others is how we get jobs and promotions, win negotiations, sell products, and gain notoriety.<p>In "The Art of Seduction," bestselling author Robert Greene explores the …

Bestsellers

33 things you should never say during a performance review

If you work for someone other than yourself, you're likely to receive an annual performance review from your boss.<p>"When done well, reviews can greatly benefit both the employee and employer," says Darlene Price, president of Well Said Inc. and author of "Well Said! Presentations and Conversations …

Employment

How to tell if your boss is a demanding leader or an actual bully

Some bosses are just more demanding and like to challenge their employees.<p>That's why Andrew Faas, a former senior executive with Canada's two largest retail organizations who has dealt with bullying first hand, says it's important to define what constitutes bullying in the workplace.<p>In his new …

Learning

Great Leaders Know They’re Not Perfect

It’s not unusual for executives to enter a new job with deep-seated feelings of being an impostor. Our research studying thousands of leaders rising into bigger jobs revealed 69% feel underprepared for roles they assume. Forty-five percent had minimal understanding of the challenges they would …

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

How Leaders Create and Use Networks

When Henrik Balmer became the production manager and a board member of a newly bought-out cosmetics firm, improving his network was the last thing on his mind. The main problem he faced was time: Where would he find the hours to guide his team through a major upgrade of the production process and …

Are You Trying to Solve the Wrong Problem?

“That’s my shirt, Sophia. Take it off!”<p>“Daniel! Get off my bed!”<p>“Isabelle, get out of the bathroom!”<p>It was 6:45 am and my three kids were already fighting.<p>My wife Eleanor and I have tried everything. We talked to them about how important it is to have a good relationship with your siblings, made …