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8 Prettiest Lakeside Villages for your Europe vacation

From Bohinj to Annecy, these charming lakeside villages and cities make for idyllic Europe vacation spots.<p>Bodies of water dictate the distribution of …

European Travel

Nail These Four Customer Service Moments And Watch Customer Engagement And Loyalty Soar

The relationship between what actually occurs in the course of the customer experience and what your customers will later recall is a tricky one. An excellent way to “game” this is to focus your efforts on the four customer experience moments that tend to linger disproportionately in customer …

Customer Service

3 Companies Reveal How They Generated Their First $1 Million On Amazon

With Amazon now accounting for 50% of all e-commerce sales in the U.S., it has become a default selling platform for many consumer brands. But simply having your brands’ products listed on Amazon does not mean instant sales.<p>As Amazon generally functions like a search engine for shoppers ready to …

eCommerce

Meet An Icelandic Entrepreneur Disrupting Global Air Travel

Seven years ago, Icelandic entrepreneur Skúli Mogensen was a few years into his retirement after selling a successful mobile software company. At only 43 years old, the serial entrepreneur was miserable.<p>“I was a failure at retirement. I wanted to use technology to disrupt the market and the airline …

Low-Cost Carriers

Looking for cheap flights? These are the sites (and apps) you'll need to find the best deals.

It’s time for your vacation, and you know what that means: Get the heck out of here! But wait. You haven’t booked a flight anywhere. Or maybe you’ve …

Listen and Learn: 10 Top Podcasts for Entrepreneurs on the Grow

Glean insights on leadership, innovation and productivity from one-on-one conversations between top entrepreneurs.<p><i>At the core of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i><i>'s mission is an unrelenting commitment to helping both young and experienced entrepreneurs learn and grow to new levels of leadership,</i> …

7 most important mindsets that will set you up for long-term success

Your life is your creation. You have most things you need to shape it and make it incredible. It's not something that happens to you — unless you …

This Woman Taught Herself to Code — And Earned $137,000 in One Year

Kelly Vaughn has never taken a class in web development.She’s never attended a coding bootcamp.Amid a sea of dudes and CompSci majors, she’s rare: a …

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions to the 9 Hardest Startup Problems

Deciding how big you want the company to be and change its strategy, organization, and processes while sustaining the culture.<p>If you aspire to be a successful startup leader, it helps to know how to solve the toughest challenges you'll face.<p>When I was a graduate student at MIT, professors …

25 Cool and Useful Podcasts, Books and Other Resources for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Ever hear of Shopify's Business Name Generator? Or Rand Fishkin's new book, 'Lost and Founder'? Here are resources you need to know about.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A staggering 50 percent of all startups will fail within the first three years, according to …

Entrepreneurship

40 of the most underrated travel destinations around the world

1/<p>Bergen, Norway<p>While often overshadowed by Oslo, the Norwegian capital, Bergen — the country's second-largest city — has plenty to offer.<p>From the …

These Science-Backed Love Hacks Will Go A Long Way — And Could Even Save Your Marriage

Large gifts, amazing trips, or a single, profound, act of giving from a partner—like agreeing to let your sister live with you for three months while …

Bill Gates Wants Elites to Read This Book Right Now

He's giving the world a wake-up call to warn about the ignorance and bias that's driving public policy.<p>Everybody--especially highly-educated elites--assumes their deeply-held beliefs are fact-based. You think that, don't you? I know I do.<p>Well, we all may be dead wrong, according to Bill Gates's new …

What Your Poop Looks Like Can Reveal a Lot About Your Health

Scientists developed a seven-point scale called the Bristol Stool Chart.<p>Number twos are a tricky subject. We all do them. Indeed, excreting waste is critical to life. But polite society and its rules of etiquette ensure we’re rarely brave enough to speak about them.<p>The feces—or stools—we produce …

Jet Set–Approved: These Are the 11 Best Places to Travel Alone in the U.S.

Given how many examples there are of women casting off their tired surroundings for the ready change of travel—ahem, <i>Wild</i> and <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> most …

Why getting up early is the ultimate life hack

Get up early.<p>Right now I’m up writing this at 6:30 AM. I slept in today.<p>A few weeks ago I woke up early by accident. Four-thirty AM my eyes popped …

MBA

What Men Want: 7 Traits Men Look For In The Lady Of Their Dreams

For years, we've talked about finding the <i>right</i> woman <i>-- s</i>omeone we can ride the waves of life with, who will stand by our side for better or for worse.<p>…

19 Books Successful People Read

Here's a pile of books recommended by high achievers.<p>It's all about efficiency: The most successful people are students who watch and learn from others who have already carved a path to the top. Here's a pile of books recommended by high achievers.<p>1. <i>The Power of One</i> by Bryce Courtenay<p>"[It's] a …

Want to Poop Better? Of Course You Do—So Start Avoiding These Common Foods

Discussing one's bowel movements is no longer the sole domain of toddlers, new parents, and seniors in fiber supplement ads. It's become perfectly …

Buy one rental property a year to help build your wealth

By Justin Pierce<p>To make a rental property purchase successful, owners must find a bargain — paying no more than 80 percent of the home’s value when factoring in purchase price, closing costs and renovations. But what happens when an owner wants to own multiple rental properties? How does someone go …

Real Estate

Top 10 Most Inspiring and Exciting Road Trips In The World

The never ending Road Trips always fascinate a traveler and also it inspires traveler and makes them travel. Whether we are planning anything Road …

20 great lake and mountain holidays in Europe

<b>Trail running,</b> <b>Dolomites, Italy</b><p><b>Stay</b> Mountain huts<b><br>Suits</b> Hardened runners<br>It sounds easy: “Cruising over rocky passes and through lush meadows.” But runners on this holiday in the Dolomites will have to concentrate hard on their footwork: the scenery of this limestone wonderland is so beautiful it …

European Travel

The Go-Giver

• <b>Author:</b> Bob Burg & John David Mann<p><b>A new edition with expanded content is available now, “The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea”</b><p><b>An engaging book that brings new relevance to the old proverb “Give and you shall receive”</b><p><i>The Go-Giver</i> tells the story of an …

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical and mental). Learning is the act of taking conscious control of this process, and books are the …

Self-improvement

7 Self-Improvement Books That Actually Work

Image: iStock<p>Stuck in a rut and want to get more out of your day than sitting at a desk, punching keys and drinking lukewarm coffee? Hate reading …

35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

Securitize launches ‘ICO in a box’ platform

Companies looking to raise funding through an ICO without having to juggle regulations from the SEC and numerous other regulatory bodies around the world can now conduct simple plug-and-play ICOs.<p>Securitize, a new company spun out of tokenized VC fund Spice VC, is launching a platform Thursday that …

Cryptocurrency

Strategist Who Correctly Called Bitcoin Surge Recommends Three More Coins

By<p>Jan. 18, 2018 9:33 a.m. ET<p><b>Thomas J. Lee</b>, head of research at <b>Fundstrat Global Advisors</b>, was one of the first strategists from the traditional …