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20 unmissable extreme sports (and where to try them)

Ready to feel your pulse racing? From zorbing to volcano boarding, we’ve rounded up 20 adrenaline-packed but accessible activities to tick off your bucket list – and the most stunning destinations to try them in.<p><b>Volcano boarding</b><p><b>The gist:</b> pioneered by an Australian traveller in León, Nicaragua, …

Adventure Travel

Top 10 tech trends for 2014: Wearables, 3D printers, mobile money, and more

Juniper released its top 10 tech trends for 2014 today. And if the research firm is right, our cities are going to get smarter, our money is going digital, and we’ll be printing a lot more products at home.<p>Here’s a quick overview:<p><b>1) Cities will get smarter</b><p>Cities will get increasingly smart as …

Why The CEO Of American Express Values EQ Over IQ

The person overseeing that group and the rest of Travel Related Services at the time was Louis V. Gerstner, Jr., who later went on to become CEO of RJR Nabisco and then IBM.<p>Gerstner advised Chenault against getting involved with the offshoot business selling jewelry, stereo equipment and other odds …

Leadership

5 Things To Leave Off Your Resume

Instead of creating a resume tailored to the position you were applying for, your first draft read like a self-congratulatory piece. Eventually, you learned the person responsible for hiring interns was looking for a concise summary of relevant skills and experiences — just like every other person …

Employment

Don't Hire People Who Speak Poorly Of Their Former Employers

What doesn't she want in a hire? Someone who's negative, especially about their former employer, Beauchamp tells Adam Bryant at The New York Times.<p>"If they describe a past job as not fun, I am literally done because it's your job to make your life fun and it's in your hands," she says. "If you …

Employment

I Bought an Apartment Specifically to Rent Out on AirBnB

<i>This is a guest post by Jon Wheatley of Need/Want that originally appeared on the company’s blog. Need/Want makes innovative products that solve problems like SmartBedding and Draft Notebooks.</i><p>In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on Airbnb. I’ve been managing it remotely for the …

19 Successful People Who Have Been Fired

Clearly, Mark Cuban was destined to become more than a computer store salesman, and J.K. Rowling wasn't passionate about her job as a secretary. Steve Jobs went through a crisis and eventual transformation after the company he created fired him.<p>For some, getting fired is exactly what they needed to …

Bank of America

10 Tell-Tale Signs You Have A Terrible Boss

Merideth Ferguson, co-author of a study conducted by Baylor University, calls this the "spillover effect," meaning your work life also affects your marriage and other intimate relationships.<p>"Most people quit supervisors; they don't quit jobs," said Ferguson, assistant professor of management at …

Top 10

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

Australia

How to choose a Caribbean island

The dozens of islands scattered across the Caribbean are a remarkably diverse lot. Pulsing Jamaica has little in common with group-filled Aruba, and even islands in plain sight of each other like St Kitts and Nevis are vastly different not just in appearance but in what they offer visitors.<p>So for …

Caribbean

Remote South Pacific islands you can visit (without a sailboat)

Have you ever wanted to get way, way - and perhaps even one extra 'way' - off the beaten path? The vast Pacific ocean presents no shortage of opportunities for those seeking isolation. If you don't know your aft from your starboard, these five island nations are about as far as you can go - no …

Loneliness

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

'Gamification' Techniques Increase Your Employees' Ability To Learn By 40%

This management strategy is part of the trend of "gamification," a process that uses behavior-motivating techniques that are typically used in games.<p>If employers can structure their organization like a well-designed game, they can engage and retain top talent, Zichermann says at the Human Potential …

Employment

Bryan Cranston Reveals Walter White's Motives

'In chemistry, everything's logic, everything's mapped out,' says the 'Breaking Bad' actor<p><i>In anticipation of the Breaking Bad series finale on</i> …

Most Overrated and Underrated Jobs

CareerCast.com has released a list of its 12 most overrated and underrated jobs in the country, showing that money isn't everything when it comes to …

The Weekend Agenda

Every Friday we’ll get you hooked up with some solid weekend plans. These are the things we think you should watch, read or do over the next few days.

5 Startup Mistakes I’ll Never Make Again

Don’t partner up too fast, but do fire quickly. And “good enough” is usually not good enough.<p>Have you ever felt discouraged by the stat that 75% of startups fail?<p>I have.<p>Are you more interested in hearing about startup mistakes (versus success) so you can apply those lessons to your business?<p>Me, too.<p>…

Startups

The Telegraph Festival of Business 2017

Registration and Breakfast<p>Welcome Address from the Chairman<p>Jeremy Warner, Associate Editor, The Telegraph<p>KEYNOTE<p>K<p>Keynote Address<p>Lady Michelle Mone, Baroness of Mayfair OBE<p>Panel Session: Talent: attracting, recruiting and retaining your most valuable asset<p>Understand how important your company's …

5 flexibility marks every man should hit

When it comes to desired physical characteristics, flexibility falls down the priority list, as most guys would much rather have killer abs and …

10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

Quentin Tarantino Lists the 12 Greatest Films of All Time: From Taxi Driver to The Bad News Bears

<i>Creative Commons image via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Any list of the most respected American filmmakers of the past half-century would have to include Stanley …

CHART OF THE DAY: iPhone Buyers Are Younger, Richer, And Better Educated Than Samsung Smartphone Buyers

For the past couple of years, Samsung has been mocking Apple in its advertising.<p>One of the overt messages delivered repeatedly is that Apple's iPhone is no longer hip. It is for old dorks. Samsung is for the hipsters, says the advertising.<p>Well, the latest data from Consumer Intelligence Research …

Mobile

How To Turn Down A Job Offer

Here’s something most people didn’t have to worry about for the last half-decade: turning down a job offer.<p>But now, after years of layoffs and hiring freezes, plenty of corporations are starting to increase staffing levels again. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported there were 162,000 jobs added …

Three Financial Mistakes To Avoid When Changing Careers

Several years ago, I became dissatisfied with my career as a financial planner. I earned plenty of money, but I was forced to work irregular hours, which limited how often I saw my family. Plus, I'd become disillusioned with Wall Street. I needed a change, so I sacrificed some security for …

Personal Finance

14 Jobs That Pay A Lot But Don't Help The World

In a Payscale survey published Tuesday, workers who earn a lot but don't believe their jobs help the world tend to work in sales, finance, or tech.<p>These people aren't "healing sick people, helping underprivileged people, educating our children, providing a public service," notes Payscale economist …

Employment