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Brilliant Bargain! A Week Of Luxury Worth $1,770 For Just $320

Related: Calm Wave Villas<p>If you are a regular reader of our luxury travel diary, you will know that our travel auctions are one of the best-kept …

Luxury Travel

The 8 Best Luggage Brands Will Make You Feel Like You're Flying First Class

Has your suitcase seen better days? If you're embarrassed to pick up your luggage at arrivals, if it has burst open in the middle of the check-in …

Luggage

The Exact Script This 20-Something Founder Used to Successfully Cold Email the Biggest Names in Business

WayUp's Liz Wessel connected with business legends when she was still only a college student.<p>Liz Wessel, the 28-year-old CEO of Millennial job-hunting startup WayUp, clearly knows a few shortcuts to success. Before she's even passed her 30th birthday, Wessel has started a successful college …

Employment

Infographic: A Visual Guide To A Meeting Agenda That Actually Works

2 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It’s not a surprise that the word “meeting” often elicits sighs and groans in the workspace, given the number of instances such gatherings go completely off-track and hardly solve a purpose. Even as …

Infographics

A Civilian's Primer on Military Rank and Insignia | The Art of Manliness

If you’re a regular ol’ civilian like me, you might have a lot of respect for the military, but you don’t know much about military culture. For …

Military

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Designer Challenges Himself To Create Logos With Hidden Meanings For A Year, And Result Is Amazing

Wordplay is a never-ending source of amusement for me, with puns, spoonerisms and double entendres bringing a little extra color and life to the …

Graphic Design

Here’s a Simple Explainer on How to Use the Powerful Curves Adjustment in Photoshop (VIDEO)

Curves might be one of the most important yet most misunderstood adjustment tools in all of Photoshop. Because Curves is so key to tweaking the tones …

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>9 min read<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the …

Communication Skills

6 surprising tips for properly doing the laundry

Add these tips to your washday to make your laundry look, smell and feel better.<p>Even if you're a laundry pro, these tips might surprise you. They'll solve some of your biggest laundry woes and even save you money, from nixing the need to buy dryer sheets to making your whites whiter.<p>Make your …

How to Remove People From Complicated Images Automatically Using Photoshop

Beautiful places are of course something many of us want to photograph, but the problem is often that there are constantly people in the shot at such …

Moving? Here's 28 Tips For Making It Waaaaay Easier

Bookmark this and save yourself a world of stress.<p>20 Brilliant Tips For Furnishing A Small Living Space<p>16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

Best Buy’s CEO says he uses 5 criteria to decide whether someone’s a leader

Best Buy’s CEO has five criteria to determine whether someone is a leader.<p>“I’ve spelled out the five ‘be’s of leadership,” CEO and chairman Hubert …

Chasing Down a Mentor to Help You Grow? Be Ready to Answer These 4 Questions

Do you want someone to mentor you? Before you ask them to step up, make sure you know the answers to these 4 questions.<p>One of the most important strategies for personal and professional growth is to strategically surround ourselves with mentors and advisors that have achieved what we want to …

Infographic: What graphics design trends are hot for 2018?

Are your visuals current enough to hold viewers’ attention?<p>With the speed of change that drives online content creators, keeping your website fresh …

Infographic: The psychology behind colors in marketing | Articles | Main

People say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but whether we're aware of it or not, most of us do.<p>In fact, an infographic from Marketo says a …

15 Genius Tricks For Working Smarter, Not Harder

Trouble focusing? Listen to Baroque music and rub some rosemary oil on your pulse points.

Productivity

These Hilarious Illustrations Reveal Every Fact About Buffy That You Could Ever Need

As her grave once said, Buffy saved the world — "a lot." She dusted countless vampires, slayed her fair share of demons, and mastered the art of puns. <b>Buffy the Vampire Slayer</b> is, in my humble and not-at-all-biased opinion, the best show of all time.<p>With 144 episodes spanning seven seasons, it's no …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

AI breakthrough: Otter.ai app can transcribe your meetings in real time, for free

The startup has pulled off a feature that artificial intelligence giants and natural language processing software have been working on for …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Fine Lines Trustworthy People Walk

And the longer you walk them, the wider they seem.<p>1<p>They’re authentic but not obnoxious.<p>2<p>They’re highly-capable but not blind to their own weaknesses.<p>3<p>They’re respectful of hierarchies but not sycophantic.<p>4<p>They’re ambitious but not ruthless.<p>5<p>They have strong beliefs but are willing to listen to …

Leadership

Five Ways to Become a Workplace "Yoda"

These five steps can help you give better feedback -- and help make it stick<p>When it comes to feedback, employees and managers often approach it the same way: avoidance.<p>Often, employees dread feedback because they automatically think it will be negative. When someone hears, "your boss wants to talk …

Want to Be a Thought Leader? Here's How to Stand Out and Be Noticed

You may be tempted to play it safe. Here's why that's a bad idea.<p>You know the importance of being visible in your field, so you're raising your profile by writing blogs or articles, contributing to social media discussions and presenting at conferences. The term for that, of course, is "thought …

Great Infographic: “You’re Hired: The Skills Employers Seek in New Hires”

From Washington, DC: Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic comes this great infographic, which you can download here in full size.<p>I’m adding …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

These Two Interview Questions Accurately Predict Job Success | Inc.com

The problem starts by using laundry lists of skills and competencies to screen candidates and then asking a hodgepodge of supposedly clever questions to confirm the interviewer's initial biased reaction to the candidate. These emotional feelings are then voted on using thumbs with the biggest thumb …

Employment

Flawless Milky Way Brownies Recipe

Milky way brownies are one of the best easy desserts that you can prepare. So rich, chocolatey and silky, these brownies are ideal for all chocolate …

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Having This 1 Person on Your Team Improves Results Immediately, According to Sports Psychologists | Inc.com

No one wants to be the "glue guy." Yet every team needs one.<p>Do you have a glue guy or gal on your team? Do you know what they are? Or, more important, what they do?<p>As a senior in high school on the basketball team, I rode the pine. There was a spot with my name on it formed perfectly to my …

Roger Federer