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More Brits than ever are choosing staycations over holidays abroad – and these are the 2 best places

According to a new travel study…<p>Which would you pick? An exotic beach holiday in a faraway land or a staycation in your home country with a gamble on …

7 Traits of Super-Productive People

Is there someone on your team who seems unusually productive? Someone who gets a huge amount done — without working longer hours?<p>Super-productive people are in every industry. The most productive software developers write nine times more usable code per day than the average developer, according to …

Time Management

How Firing 1 Employee Nearly Doubled My Company's Productivity

One of my employees was regularly late to work. Sadly--but not surprisingly--she was late to her own firing, too.<p>Company culture is a strange thing: If you don't proactively work to shape it, it will shape itself. Two years ago, I had an employee who was consistently late to work. Alexandria was an …

Ways to Stay Close to Your Daughter as She Grows up

As a dad, one of my most important roles has been to develop a close relationship with each of my children. This was especially true for me as I …

How to Spend 7 Days Japan That Will Leave You Utterly Inspired

Looking for the ultimate Japan itinerary? We’ve mapped out a seven-day schedule that takes you from Tokyo’s neon-lit streets to Kyoto’s …

The two-week holiday is dead – these are the world's greatest long weekends

The annual two-week holiday is becoming a thing of the past, according to an Office of National Statistics report, with long weekends away now surpassing them in popularity. The number of three-day foreign breaks taken by UK citizens has more than trebled in the past 20 years, from 1.3m to 4.3m, …

Travel

Photographer funds a world trip with his camera – in pictures

• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Freelance photographer Richard Tilney-Bassett has spent a year travelling the world, exchanging his photography skills for accommodation, food and travel. He reveals what he learned along the way<p>Emma Sheppard<p>@Emmalousheppard

Photography

With My Fujifilm X-T2 in Japan

Quiet and loud. Conservative and crazy. Restrained and extroverted. Playful and disciplined. The land of machines, of cosplayers, clean. I have …

Forget about France - here's the 28 most beautiful bike rides in Britain

As the Tour de France begins, thousands of Brits will be getting on their bikes - but you don't need to cross the channel to find glorious, scenic rides. Mark Bailey introduces our guide to the country's most memorable routes for two-wheeled adventure<p>Today's Tour de France Grand Départ marks the …

A Marine’s 6-Step Plan to Getting Mentally Tough

7 Old School Books That Are Still Shockingly On Point for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

The more I read today about personal development, career success, and setting and reaching goals, the more I reflect on the wisdom from some of the great authors that influenced me in my early career. If you are a Baby Boomer, Gen-X, Millennial or a Gen-Zer, this list of books just might be for you …

3 Hacks to Stop Procrastination

Procrastination can be our worst enemy, yet it's one we struggle with regularly. In today's digital age—with screens always at our fingertips and …

Procrastination

The seven books that won’t be in your high school English curriculum, but you should definitely read

I sometimes wonder if the worst possible way to raise a lifelong reader is to expose them to high school English classes. It’s not that these …

Books

9 Questions To Ask Before You Accept A Startup Job

I built an online business that earns up to $24,000 a month — here's the best advice I can give you

Being an entrepreneur, particularly being an Internet entrepreneur, is hot right now. Everyone fantasizes about quitting the 9-5. But what does it really take to start your own business?<p>I've done it, and here's the best advice I can give you:

Hesitant to Go Full-On Camping? Here are 5 “Glampsites” in Japan instead! – Japan Info

Have you ever heard of the term “glamping?” Apparently, it is a new trend that is taking the world by storm including Japan. The word “glamping” is …

Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel and Other Successful Entrepreneurs' Favorite Interview Questions

The unusual questions these bosses ask to find out what they need to know about prospective employees.<p>Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these clich …

The Guardian view on the next PM’s in-tray: much more than Brexit

In the strange, unfamiliar landscape of the post-Brexit world, Conservative MPs clearly prefer the continuity candidate, Theresa May. With 165 votes, she already has half of them behind her, nearly 100 more than her most likely challenger, Andrea Leadsom, who has emerged after the first ballot of …

United Kingdom

7 Things All Newlyweds Need to Do With Their Money, Stat

The full meaning of "for richer or for poorer."<p>This past April, I finally finished a project that took a year and a half, way too much money, and more stress than the human brain should be expected to handle. Yes, reader, I married him. The wedding was wonderful, and so is my husband, though it's …

Personal Finance

How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and toil late into the night, frantically trying to finish what they …

Procrastination

These 5 Young Entrepreneurs Are Incredibly Successful

When we think of successful entrepreneurs, people like Richard Branson, and Steve Jobs come to mind, but these tiny entrepreneurs started businesses …

10 Unmissable Qualities of Wildly Successful People

Success is not something that can be accomplished overnight. It takes a lot of hard work, time and sheer dedication. Every successful leader, …

Why Are So Many Muslim Refugees in Europe Suddenly Finding Jesus?

Whether out of conviction or convenience, thousands of migrants in Europe are converting to Christianity.<p>AMSTERDAM — Hundreds of Pakistanis and …

I left Silicon Valley to start up in India. Here are my lessons learned the hard way

I had a cushy job in the US for over a decade. I was working in the Silicon Valley, helping startups as well as Fortune 500 companies roll out …

12 Money Rules to Live By

Sometimes one-size-fits-all advice works just fine.<p>One-size-fits-all financial advice isn’t supposed to work. We’re all as unique as snowflakes, so …

The Cognitive Biases That Lead to Bad Money Decisions

If managing money were as easy as crunching some numbers and following a spending plan, we’d all be awesome at it. Money isn’t hard because of the …

5 Innovative Ways To Create Positive Classroom Culture

Here are five different things that I’ve done in my own classroom that’s helped build a positive culture in both my 5th grade classroom and middle …

Why You Should Never Hire Your Friend

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

Explore a Century of Fashion Photography at Condé Nast

From his earliest days as a publisher at the turn of the 19th century, Condé Nast was an astute talent scout, quick to grasp the possibilities …