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These Little-Known Amazon Skincare Products Have Huge Followings

If we're being honest, Amazon is much more than an e-commerce giant; it's a community. Many consumers are repeat shoppers (with Prime, how can you …

Skin Care

How Blockbuster, Kodak and Xerox Really Failed (It's Not What You Think)

The roots of disruption are always more complex it first appears<p>Go to just about any conference today and you will hear a familiar tale of woe. A once great corporation, which had dominated its industry, fails to adapt and descends into irrelevance. The protagonists of these stories always come out …

Innovation

40 Bougie Products On Amazon That Are Surprisingly Inexpensive

Have you ever walked into a particularly bougie boutique, sniffed a delicious-but-ever-so-delicately-scented candle, and then turned it over to …

Shopping

The Best New Beauty Products of Summer 2018

Summer is my all-time favorite season and probably always will be. I thrive in hot weather, and I actually enjoy the boatload of Aperol Spritz …

Skin Care

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

European Travel

16 Things I Always Buy for Work From Zara

When you work in a particularly sartorially inclined office, it's easy to lure yourself into spending thousands of dollars on expensive shoes, …

43 Continually Best-Selling Products On Amazon That Are Classics For A Reason

Think of the classics in your life: your favorite sneakers, the sweatshirt you wear over and over again, or the products you keep buying when they go …

5 KPIs for Analyzing the Success of Social Media Customer Service

Did you notice the buzz about Avengers: Infinity War on various social media platforms? When the trailer for it first came out, it was all people …

Want to Get Up to Speed on A.I.? Read These 7 Books

Books to help the curious layperson understand artificial intelligence and how it's transforming our world.<p>Ask any expert about artificial intelligence and they'll tell you it's going to radically change the world. Ask them for specifics on how and they'll probably start fighting.<p>Leading …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

Books

Associated Press News

Incredible concrete-and-glass home with undulating walls is up for sale

Planchonella House is located in the rainforests of Queensland, Australia<p>An incredible modern house that earns the distinction of “undulating” is up for sale in Australia. Designed by husband-and-wife duo Jesse Bennett and Anne-Marie Campagnolo and completed in 2015, Planchonella House rises among …

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet, and Microsoft Are Collectively Worth More Than the Entire Economy of the United Kingdom

Apple makes roughly as much money every day as 2,500 average U.S. households make in a year.<p>Everyone knows the tech industry is rich, but it can be challenging to get your head around just how much money it's minting.<p>Four of the industry's giants -- Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and Google parent …

Tech Industry

Make the Best PowerPoint of Your Life With This Amazing Slideshow App

Slidebean makes stunning, powerful presentations in minutes, and right now you can get 96% off.<p>Jobs suck, but you gotta have one. PowerPoint …

Infographics

Book Giveaway Sites That Aren't Goodreads

Chances are you’ve entered an ever elusive book giveaway on Goodreads. You may have also heard some grumblings amongst the literary community about …

Mark Zuckerberg Just Answered 600 Questions--Here's 12 You Must Answer For Your Business

The tech titan took on over 100 lawmakers and by most accounts held up well. How would you do faced with your own grilling?<p>Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg had a very long two days being grilled by congress. Set aside whatever your view is on Zuckerberg and his desire to blend purpose with profits, …

Business Strategy

The beauty products every woman should own

From Chanel lipstick to faithful Frizz-Ease, these beauty products have a cult following for a very good reason.<p>Crème de la Mer Moisturising Cream, from £115<p>Of all the moisturisers, this is recommended by beauty and fashion editors time and time again. It's thick and creamy and melts into your skin …

7 Ways The Element Of Your Zodiac Sign Affects Your Life & Why It's So Important To Understand

We all love finding out more about our sun signs, but astrology can be more than just reading your horoscope for the day. There are also reasons why …

7 ways to transform your Netflix account into a movie lover’s dream

Think you've perfected the art of watching Netflix? Not so fast...<p>Sure, you may have found the coziest blanket to cuddle with on the couch <i>and</i> finally …

Google

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

Why viewers can’t get enough of a Netflix series set in 1920s Berlin

The German-language ‘Babylon Berlin’ has emerged as a global hit.<p>It is curious fact that certain times and places seem to have a particular hold on …

Germany

Satellite images of Earth taken from an angle show the world in new beauty

While it's fun to explore the world by zooming around on Google Earth, there's just something uninspiring about most satellite images. While the …

Blue Mountains

6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

<i>Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Quora, in response to the question, "Which are the best books to read for mental strength?"</i><p>I've always been fascinated by the mental aspect in sports, music, and personal development. I'm a firm believer that we can train our minds, just as we train …

This bookshop has been named one of the country's best - so what's its secret?

In the two and a half years since Drake book shop opened its doors, there has been just one day when not one volume passed over its counter.<p>But that …

Cambridge Analytica boasts of dirty tricks to swing elections

Bosses tell undercover reporters how honey traps, spies and fake news can be used to help clients<p>• UK officials seek warrant to enter Cambridge Analytica HQ<p>The company at the centre of the Facebook data breach boasted of using honey traps, fake news campaigns and operations with ex-spies to swing …

Cambridge Analytica

The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>March 13, 2018</b><p>Join the global movement that's making corporations more people-centric to achieve great results. The world is facing a global leadership crisis. Seventy-seven percent of leaders think they do a good job of engaging their people, yet 88 percent of employees …

Leadership

Goldman Sachs promotes in-house innovation

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs has launched an in-house incubator, dubbed GS Accelerate, aimed at encouraging employees to develop new innovative solutions.<p>The …

How GE Became a Square-Peg Business in a Round-Hole World

It's not enough to improve existing businesses, you have to also invent new ones<p>It's no secret that General Electric has fallen on hard times. Its CEO, Jeffrey Immelt, was forced to step down last June. In December, it announced that it was laying off 12,000 employees in its massive power business. …

Innovation

What's the Secret to the Success of Google, Ikea and Four Seasons? A Dynamic Culture.

Your company can thrive if you define these three characteristics of a dynamic culture early on in your company's life cycle.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever wondered why some companies seem to outlast the competition and redefine an industry or …

Business Strategy

The Best Nonfiction Books Of 2018 (So Far)

By looking at the real world around us, we're better equipped to understand ourselves<p>While a great novel can be engaging, there's nothing quite like a true story—whether that story comes in the form of deep reporting, memoir, or personal essays. Nonfiction gives us the chance to look at the world …