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One Day in Siena, Italy: Explore the Historic Tuscan City On Foot

Siena is a stunning city in the heart of Tuscany that has preserved its medieval charm and architecture. Though many return visitors to <b>Italy</b> opt to …

Italy

The Best Rated Hotels in Siena, Tuscany

The hill town of Siena, known for its historic palio horse race, is one of the top places to go in Tuscany. Here are top recommended hotels and …

Italy

The 9 Best Rome Hotels of 2018

Founded in 753 B.C., Rome is built upon the legends of emperors and gladiators and adorned by the finest sculptors, painters and architects the world …

Italy

Italian Wine Aims to Up Its Game in the United States

American wine lovers don’t need to be told that Italy produces some of the world’s great wines. But Italian vintners believe they can improve sales …

Wine

Mastering the Modes of G Major with Three Notes Per String

461<p>SHARES<p>Close<p>An effective way to master scales and modes on the guitar is to practice playing them three notes per string. In my experience, this is …

Electric Guitar

Hidden Italy: Six Calabria wine producers to know

Calabria is one of southern Italy's most exciting wine regions for indigenous grape varieties, says Walter Speller, who picks several wine producers …

Wine & Spirits

It Took Steve Jobs Less Than 60 Seconds to Share the Best Leadership Advice You'll Hear Today

Resist the urge to fix all your team's problems, and do this instead<p>Back in the spring of 1992, Steve Jobs was invited to speak to a group of students at the MIT Sloan School of Management. (According to MIT, the lecture was a bit of a surprise, the result of the efforts of a Sloan student whose …

Leadership

The Best Winery Restaurants In America

The culinary world and the food world are intimately intertwined. Just as chefs care deeply about the wine that sommeliers present alongside their …

Paso Robles

I've Gone From Entrepreneur to the Corporate World and Back Again. This Is What It Takes to Lead a Company.

These are the critical success factors every CEO should consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I was a kid growing up in New Jersey, I had the idea of being an accountant firmly ingrained in my mind. I knew that accounting was a foundational element of business …

Business Strategy

The Single Most Important Attribute of Leadership According to this Famous CEO

They might call him "Neutron Jack," but his answer to the most important attribute of leadership will surprise you.<p>There are many successful CEOs we can learn from. Take Eric Schmidt growing Google, Howard Schultz scaling Starbucks, Bill McDermott taking SAP to the Cloud, and Jeff Bezos changing …

Leadership

Harvard Research Proves Toxic Employees Destroy Your Culture and Your Bottom Line

Nothing destroys a culture faster than feelings of danger and mistrust. Leaders who wait to contain toxic damage risk losing everything.<p>Working in a company that has a toxic employee is practically a rite of passage. Even in the happiest organizations, unhappy people can wreak havoc. It takes only …

The Workplace

Here's What to Say When You Quit a Toxic Job

Quitting a job comes with questions. Here's how to answer them...<p>In a good economy, we always see an increase in the number of people who decide to, "take this job and shove it." Job seeker confidence is high, in spite of the fact it's actually <i>harder</i> to get a job in a good economy. And, while …

Employment

Why do we still call it capitalism?

When Spotify “went public” last week, it did so in name only, eschewing the usual fanfare of ringing the opening bell at the NYSE and most of the conventions of an IPO. While the price exceeded expectations in the early hours of trading—the most customary measure of success—CEO Daniel Ek had …

Market Capitalization

30,000 Strong and Counting, UnitedHealth Gathers a Doctor Army

Disruptors are circling the health-care industry. UnitedHealth Group Inc., the biggest U.S. health insurer, has built an army of tens of thousands of …

Health Care

The Disappearing Doctor: How Mega-Mergers Are Changing the Business of Medical Care

Is the doctor in?<p>In this new medical age of urgent care centers and retail clinics, that’s not a simple question. Nor does it have a simple answer, as primary care doctors become increasingly scarce.<p>“You call the doctor’s office to book an appointment,” said Matt Feit, a 45-year-old screenwriter in …

Health Care

22 Things to Know Before You Go to Calabria

Somehow, this land of fiery peppers, next-level pizza, and superlative beaches is one of Italy’s least-visited regions.The post 22 Things to Know …

Italy

How to Use Triads

These three-note chords are the most underrated tools in your guitar-playing kit. Here’s why.

Electric Guitar

To Combat Physician Burnout and Improve Care, Fix the Electronic Health Record

After a blizzard of hype surrounding the electronic health record (EHR), health professionals are now in full backlash mode against this complex new tool. They are rightly seen as a major cause of professional burnout among physicians and nurses: Clinicians are spending almost half their …

Digital Health

The Most Common Type of Incompetent Leader

A young friend recently remarked that the worst boss he ever had would provide him with feedback that always consisted of “You’re doing a great job.” But they both knew it wasn’t true — the organization was in disarray, turnover was excessive, and customers were not happy. My friend was giving it …

Leadership

Volterra (Tuscany) – Italian authenticity and Etruscan heritage

Volterra is a <b>beautiful hilltop town in Tuscany</b> (Italy) that remains a bit off the main tourist trail, which actually is kind of good. Tourists aren’t …

Italy

Obamacare jacked up taxes on the 1 percent, gave $16 billion annually to poor

The 2010 Affordable Care Act ratcheted up taxes for the richest Americans while redirecting more than $16 billion to the poorest income bracket in the country, according to a report from the Congressional Budget Office.<p>Several new taxes in the law — often referred to as Obamacare — increased the …

Health Care

How to Travel from Rome to Sorrento, Capri the Amalfi Coast

Shares 204<p>How to travel from Rome to Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast can be a little confusing. You can’t simply hop on a train in Rome and ride it all …

Italy

7 Italian Towns (That Aren’t Rome or Florence) You Have to Visit

Look, we would never complain about a trip to <i>Roma</i> or <i>Firenze</i>. But when there’s nary a single nook or cranny of the entire country that’s not …

Italy

50 incredibly beautiful small towns in Italy

Small Italian towns and villages get under your skin.<p>From north to south, bustling market towns and picturesque villages are capable of capturing …

Italy

Two Secrets Your Doctor Will Never Tell You

It was 7 pm. I’d already had a big day at the hospital with surgical rounds in the morning and a busy clinic in the afternoon.<p>But my on-call night of …

Medicine

Why Process Is U.S. Health Care’s Biggest Problem

A lot of money has been spent on information technology in health care with little to show for it. To understand why we must pay a visit to the hospital.<p>It only takes 10 minutes of direct observation of a nurse in a hospital to understand care-delivery processes are not standardized and are …

Digital Health

James Mattis is linked to a massive corporate fraud and nobody wants to talk about it

Better let a scandal slide than risk a nuclear war.<p>Secretary of Defense James Mattis is implicated in one of the largest business scandals of the past decades, described by the Securities and Exchange Commission as an “elaborate, years-long fraud” through which Theranos, led by CEO Elizabeth Holmes …

James Mattis

Best Wineries to Visit in Tuscany

Few wine regions have the instant name recognition of Tuscany’s Chianti, first legally defined in 1716 (but recognized as a wine region as early as …

Italy

22 Old-School Red Sauce Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles

There’s something familiar and comforting with the perfect bowl of spaghetti and meatballs. It was the go-to order if the family went to a sit-down restaurant. While more modern California-Italian restaurants seem to be on every hip corner in Los Angeles (read: Bestia, Felix, Rossoblu), there’s …