Ryan Tan

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There's a trick to getting entitled employees to stop complaining and do their jobs

Entitled people are a pain to work with. For one thing, they have a tendency to believe they deserve more of the best stuff—say, a higher salary or a big promotion—whether or not they’ve worked as hard or performed as effectively as others. For another, entitled people are less likely to follow …

Psychology

Any Startup Can Blow Up Their Website Traffic for Free With a Single Blog Post. Here’s Exactly How To Do It

Here’s the situation. You run a startup. You have a website. And your website has basically no traffic.<p>Except your mom. (Thanks, mom.)<p>Like any savvy …

16 mental models for founders and leaders

Think of mental models as the operating systems (OS) that run in the background of your brain. They’re always running—and you’ve put them together, either consciously or subconsciously, from your experiences and information.<p>Mental models give you a perspective or a frame of mind with which to view …

Vitalik Buterin

What to Post on Each Social Media Platform: The Complete Guide to Optimizing Your Social Content

Social Media<p>Next Article<p>A Simple 3-Step Approach to Successful Social Media Advertising<p>Next Article<p>Alfred Lua<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Not all content needs to be shared everywhere. And not all content is suitable for every social media platforms.<p>It’s all right to post entirely …

Rich millennials are ditching the golf communities of their parents for a new kind of neighborhood

Millennials are saying "so long" to the country club and "hello" to the farm.<p>Many so-called agrihoods — short for "agricultural neighborhoods" — are cropping up around the US, and they're aimed at farm-to-table-loving millennials.<p>Loosely defined by the Urban Land Institute as master-planned housing …

Real Estate

9 types of people who never succeed at work

Experience and knowledge are rapidly losing their relevance to success in the workplace. Harvard economist David Deming studied workplace tasks from …

Emotional Intelligence

The Hong Kong-born architect helping Chinese get back to basics with one-of-a-kind retreats, and embrace co-working | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>How did you get started?</b> “After gradu­ation I worked with American architect Ben Wood, to build Xintiandi, the Shanghai nightlife district developed …

Some Airbnb Hosts Producing Job-Quitting Cash With This Emerging Business Model

Marketplace platforms often cater to both consumer and business customers. Such is the case with Airbnb, which serves guests (consumers) who are looking for unique and cost-effective accommodations, as well as property owners (businesses) who use the system to make money. Both sides of the equation …

Real Estate

The Best Day Hike in Every State

Nothing against life-list treks that take months to plan and weeks to hike. We live for those dream trips, too. But we live through dayhikes. The …

11 of the Most Beautiful Hikes in the World Photos

The emerald lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in New Zealand.Photo: John Crux Photography / Getty Images<p>Be it scaling the sides of mountains or walking a winding trail for days on end, humans will go to extreme lengths for scenic adventure. Seeking out places almost untouched by development …

Self Drive the Canadian Rockies: A 5 Day Itinerary From Jasper to Banff

<b>Authored by Chan Komagan</b><p>About a year ago a message popped up on my Twitter feed. It said that all national parks in Canada will be free in 2017 to …

Best National Parks: Avoid the Crowds

Capitol Reef, UT<p><b>Annual attendance:</b> 700,000<p><b>Why it’s awesome:</b> It’s Utah’s second-largest national park, with slot canyons, arches, cliffs, and 31 miles …

A Day in the Life of a Social Media Manager: How to Spend Time on Social Media in 2017

One of the questions I get asked most as the social media manager here at Buffer is:<p><b>How do you break up your day in order to get the most out of</b> …

Public Relations

The Best Secret Spots in America's National Parks, From a Couple Who Visited All 59

Each one of America’s 59 national parks has its well-known, must-see stops -- you probably aren’t going to hit Yellowstone without swinging by Old …

National Parks

The Luxurious Guide to National Parks

Visiting the major national parks is a rite of passage for every American kid—but what if your family’s not the type to pack up the tent and cooler …

One year journey: photographer traveling to all U.S. National Parks

Grand Canyon National Park. The Greatest American Road Trip started on January 1, 2016 and will end on December 31, 2016. Photographer Jonathan Irish …

18 Underrated National Parks to Add to Your Bucket List

Awe-inspiring — and probably way less crowded, too.<p>Everyone is familiar with Yellowstone and Yosemite. And for good reason: they're gorgeous. But we're going to go on record to say these less well-known destinations are just as good.

National Parks

10 OF AMERICA’S BEST HIKES LEADING TO GORGEOUS LAKES

By now you know hiking does wonders for your mind and body. Regardless of your motivation for getting outside—whether it’s to clear your head, catch …

Hiking

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

National Parks

How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road trip through all 47 national …

National Parks

Japan wants you to come and visit these eight beautiful national parks

Japan is hoping to encourage travellers to visit eight of the country’s beautiful national parks, and it’s quite easy to see why.<p>Eight of the country’s 32 national parks were selected by the government for a pilot project designed to encourage more foreign visitors, reports the Japan Times. The …

8 Underrated National Parks That Will Leave You Speechless

National Parks such as Yellowstone, Yosemite, or the Grand Canyon are rightfully some of the most famous destinations in the U.S. They're iconic and …

National Parks