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Mango : The National Fruit of India

Shah Jahan’s love for mangoes knew no bounds. Can you believe he established a sort-of courier system from the coasts of Mazgaon to Delhi, just so he …

Mango

50 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate You to Get Out There and Get It Done

Nobody is immune to challenging times and sometimes all it takes are some words of encouragement from others. These will help get you going again.<p>Do you feel as if you are putting in enough work toward achieving your hopes, goals, and dreams? If your answer is no, there is absolutely no need to …

Motivation

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

My Company Grew 800 Percent in a Year After I Made This Mindset Shift Grow

The surprising thing about being grateful for what you have is how much more you end up getting.<p>7 min read<p>When it comes to rapid growth, there are lots of strategies you can implement. But what if I told you that the strategy responsible for growing my business 800 percent in the last year was …

There are secret luxury villas hidden in the Bali jungle with hot tubs and a spa - and they're actually amazingly cheap to rent

Heading deep into the heart of the Balinese jungle you'd expect to find lush rainforest, exotic wildlife and spectacular natural wonders.<p>You'd be …

New Grads Should Follow PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi's 5-Step Success Model

I’ve been speaking recently on the topic of communication skills to advance a person’s career. In my presentations I talk about Indra Nooyi’s “5 C’s” model of leadership. She presented it publicly several years ago, but it’s more relevant today than ever. When I speak about the model, it resonates …

Communication Skills

The 18 Most Luxurious Hotels in Bali

Bali Is a Top Island, with Peak Accommodations<p>Indonesia’s tropical island of Bali is a bucket-list destination that is every bit as magical as …

Why Most People Will Remain in Mediocrity

Most people will never become truly successful.<p>“It’s lonely at the top. 99% of people are convinced they are incapable of achieving great things, so …

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Mindfulness

I built my net worth to over $500,000 in 4 years — here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

1/<p>1. Make a budget and track your spending<p>Sean Gallup/Getty Images<p>Tracking your spending and creating a budget is a must. Most people don't know …

How Can You Tell a Great Leader When You See One? Look for This 1 Uncommon Sign

This is the stuff of which legacies are made, careers advance, and companies ultimately flourish.<p>Many of us have to make decisions that define who we are. It's often arriving at the crossroads of choosing between towing the line or doing the difficult, unpopular thing. And sometimes, doing what you …

Leadership

Heroic Southwest Airlines Pilot Tammie Jo Shults Just Displayed 4 Keys to Remarkable Leadership

From tragedy comes a spark of courage, resilience, and profound leadership.<p>A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Dallas from New York City on Tuesday encountered a horrific circumstance when one of its engines exploded, sending shrapnel into the plane, nearly sucking one woman out of the window …

The Top TED Talks of 2018 So Far -- and What You Can Learn From Them

Check out seven compelling speeches that offer key takeaways.<p>Inspiration can take many forms, but oftentimes, we find it through other people. That spark can be lit by a colleague, a friend, an acquaintance or even a complete stranger, and that last one is what TED -- a nonprofit with a mission to …

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Leadership

This 1 Productivity Hack Can Bring Out an Employee's Full Potential In Just 5 Minutes

Checklists might be boring... but they are effective as hell.<p>When was the last time you had a wow experience that you just wanted to tell all your friends and family about?<p>Just imagine this. You arrive at your hotel after a long drive or flight. You walk into the room, and the first thing you see …

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 …

13 of Maya Angelou's greatest quotes on life, success, and change

Maya Angelou, the renowned author, was born 90 years ago, on April 4, 1928. She had a diverse career as a civil-rights activist, poet, and much more.<p>In her speeches, interviews, and writing, Angelou offered beautiful advice on living life to the fullest. She died in 2014, but her timeless words …

All In The Family: Business Leaders Share Advice On Working With Relatives

Entrepreneurs and small business owners have been wrestling with the idea of working with family for ages. It may seem like it initially, but hiring a family member isn’t necessarily the easiest path to take. Sure, your sister or your nephew might be a known commodity, and it probably makes the …

Entrepreneurship

Top 10 Luxury Safari Lodges In Africa To Spot Cheetahs

While spotting any animal on safari is a magical experience, there’s something of an extra thrill about spotting the elusive cheetah. Maybe it’s …

Want to be healthy over 50? Get these tests, exams

<i>Are you between the ages of 50-60 and concerned about the tests and exams needed to maintain your health? Don’t know where to start? It's difficult to keep up with all the latest medical breakthroughs, but not knowing what's new or available could result in poor health decisions. Dr. Marie Savard,</i> …

68 expats tell us the story of how they made India their home

Commonly known as expatriates (a term they don’t necessarily endorse!), these men and women have made this country their home and have become …

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

Short Inspirational Quotes to Memorize

<b>Short Inspirational Quotes to Memorize</b> will help give you the tools to transform your situation with ideas to propel you to greater heights. …

Be humble -- and other lessons from the philosophy of water | Raymond Tang

Traveling to Egypt? 9 Insider Tips That Could Make or Break Your Trip

Many travelers have a romanticized view of Egypt, and it's not hard to see why. Linking Africa with the Middle East, the country is breathtakingly …

Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Happiness

10 daily habits of people who always have a lot of energy

How do some people seem to get more energy than others? Make a few small tweaks to your lifestyle, and you could boost your energy levels.

Universal Pictures

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

Hiking