Rebecca Shabaga

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Talk Like TED

• <b>Author:</b> Carmine Gallo<p>Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. Many people have a fear of public speaking or are insecure about …

How Google Works

• <b>Author:</b> Eric Schmidt & Jonathan Rosenberg<p><b>Seasoned Google execs Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg provide an insider's guide to Google-from the business history and corporate strategy to developing a new managment philosophy and creating a workplace culture where innovation and creativity …

Developing the Leader Within You

• <b>Author:</b> John C. Maxwell<p><i>Developing the Leader Within You</i> is Dr. Maxwell’s first and most enduring leadership book, having sold more than one million copies. In this Christian Leaders Series edition of this Maxwell classic, you will discover the biblical foundation for leadership that John Maxwell …

Failing Forward

• <b>Author:</b> John C. Maxwell<p>Are some people born to achieve anything they want while others struggle? Call them lucky, blessed, or possessors of the Midas touch. What is the real reason for their success? Is it family background, wealth, greater opportunities, high morals, an easy childhood?<p><i>New York</i> …

Are you a fan of the mountains? We're big fans. Just scroll through our feed for proof! Whilst exploring #Colorado in the #US recently we met with some other mountain mad folk -- the crew from @topodesigns! We've teamed up with them to give away one of their daypacks (featured in the image above). Post a picture of you having an adventure in the mountains to #LPxTOPO, and add the handles: @lonelyplanet and @topodesigns. (Don't worry, you don't need to be Sylvester Stallone from Cliffhanger...an image of you doing a spot of hiking or having a general explore up in the hills will do just fine!) Competition closes this Friday at 4pm GMT. Our apologies, but to be eligible to win you must be living in the USA. T&Cs at bit.ly/lpxtopo | Curious about Colorado as a destination? Check out our first timers guide to Rocky Mountain National Park here: bit.ly/firsttimecolorado

A dream trip for movie lovers

Travel, done right, feels like you're starring in your own film. Close your eyes in Prague and a stroll along medieval streets becomes a scene from a black-and-white thriller you’ve set yourself in.<p>Actually, it's probably not a great idea to shut your peepers when negotiating the road! And it's not …

Know your gompas

One of the most surprising things about the Himalaya is how this desolate, almost monochrome landscape has produced so much vivid colour. From Kathmandu to Dharamsala and Lhasa to Ladakh, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, or gompas, guard a treasure trove of religious art, executed in an almost …

A perfect day in Toronto

Facing off against New York State, far across the slate-grey waters of Lake Ontario, Toronto walks the line between American cultural osmosis and staunch Canadian independence. Masters of this balancing act, Torontonians shift between both worlds with verve, tolerance and open-mindedness. Spend a …

This shadow selfie taken at #Badlands #NationalPark in #SouthDakota #USA by LP staffer Alexander Howard, expresses the sheer feeling of being on top of the world! The area is known for it's Red Shirt Table (the park's highest point at 1,020m), it's rich Native American history, and it's significant discoveries of fossilised bones. To see more of Alexander's photos, check out his page at @alexmhoward #lp #travel

Secret O’ahu: sights only the locals know about

Most people think of O’ahu strictly as a beach vacation interspersed with hiking and awash with cocktails. But what they don't realise is that there is a lot going on that has nothing to do with the island’s sandy beaches, flip-flopped feet, or the big, sugary, impossibly coloured drinks of …

19 free things to do in Singapore

Singapore may be one of the most expensive countries to visit in Southeast Asia, but there are plenty of free things to see and do to ease the pressure on your wallet. Here are some of our favourite Singapore freebies.<p>Get a taste of Peranakan history at Baba House<p>Baba House, the exquisitely …