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How One Provocative LinkedIn Post Can Transform Your Career

Your opinion could be your most powerful tool.<p>9 min read<p>"What if this plane goes down?"<p>Marcus A. Murphy sat down in his seat, anticipating a relaxing, yet productive flight on his way to San Francisco. Suddenly, the conversation in the row before him invaded his consciousness, and he couldn't help …

Selling

You’re Doing Scrum Wrong, and Here’s How to Fix It

When the Manifesto for Agile Software Development was first published, it was not a process, but a set of guiding principles. These principles were …

Project Management

Google and Coursera launch a new machine learning specialization

Over the last few years, Google and Coursera have regularly teamed up to launch a number of online courses for developers and IT pros. Among those was the Machine Learning Crash course, which provides developers with an introduction to machine learning. Now, building on that, the two companies are …

Machine Learning

Asking Yourself This 1 Question Will Instantly Reveal Whether You're a Good Leader

The answer to the question is what will separate exceptional leaders from mere bosses.<p>Ever worked for a leader who left an imprint on your life? The type that took you under his or her wing, coached and mentored you, removed obstacles from your path, and was always available for you?<p>That person may …

Leadership

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Nutrition

The Next Time You Want to Complain at Work, Do This Instead

I looked at my watch. It was 3:20pm. I had been on the phone for over an hour, almost all of that time listening to Frank*, a senior manager at Jambo, a technology company, complain about his boss, Brandon. Jambo is a company I know well — I have many ongoing relationships there from when I used to …

Self-help

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Motivation

Become the Best You Can Be With These Top 27 Inspirational Quotes

Robert H. Schuller said, "Tough times never last, but tough people do." This is one of the many encouraging quotes that will help keep you on track to realizing your full potential.<p>Office life and work routines can sometimes become a bit drab. When you live a life full of Excel spreadsheets and …

Motivation

The new Ritz-Carlton luxury cruise ships for the '1% of global travelers' look like incredible super yachts — and you can start booking next month

Last year the Ritz-Carlton Hotel revealed plans for a luxury cruise line, with three cruise ships set to begin sailing in 2020. This May, reservations will be open to Ritz-Carlton reward members, and all others in June 2018.<p>Somewhere between a private super yacht and a small ocean liner, the …

Hospitality

7 things to know before you go to Slovenia

<b>Slovenia is becoming more popular year by year.</b><p>Whether it’s a city break in Ljubljana (try saying that three times fast), or a more in-depth …

These Are the Best Places to Travel in 2018

A new year is approaching, which means it’s time to start crossing off a few more destinations off your travel bucket list.<p>Countries like Iceland and …

Beat the crowds: 9 Sizzling Summer Vacations to Hit Up in Spring instead

Undoubtedly, summer vacations are the season to travel for most people. Tourists and families will soon enough be swarming all over the hotspots for …

10 Of The Most Spectacular Wilderness Resorts Around The World

10 Spectacular Wilderness Resorts<p>In "Accommodation"<p>Near the top of Western Australia sits the Ningaloo Reef. This reef is incredible, largely because …

What to Do in Bologna, Italy - An Insider's Guide

<b>If you’ve been to Italy a few times and you’ve never been to Bologna, you’re missing out. If you’re a food lover, then you’re really missing out.</b> …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

20 reasons to love Phuket, Thailand

Phuket has long been one of Thailand's party towns. But Kerry van der Jagt discovers there is much more to see and do than just the bars and the …

Asia Travel

10 Best Luxury Safari Lodges In Africa

Africa’s top 10 best safari camps and lodges in Africa are situated all across this magnificent continent, on Tanzania’s Serengeti, Kenya’s Masai …

Research Shows This 1 Rare Habit Totally Separates Successful Leaders From All Others

This may be cringeworthy but the research doesn't lie.<p>When it comes to choosing a leadership philosophy that will turn employees into loyal and committed high-performers, who will then win over loyal and committed customers time and time again, you can't beat Servant Leadership.<p>In fact, the …

How To Spot A Lie In 5 Seconds (And The Biggest Lie I Ever Told In PR)

Body language is a critical part of public relations. As I tell our clients, if the visual and verbal aspects of a message don’t align, you are doomed.<p>Yes, there are clues that show the world when someone is telling a flagrant lie or shielding the truth. For your PR, the takeaway is to tell the …

Body Language

Here's how to stop an argument with a narcissist from spinning out of control

Narcissists tend to be incapable of something called "object constancy." This means they struggle to have positive feelings at the same time as negative ones.<p>For example, once they are fired up for a fight, they can be incredibly cruel, because all they can comprehend in the moment are feelings of …

Blockchain, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and all the things we think we know, but are probably faking

Ethereum. Ripple. Dash. No, these aren’t the titles of dystopian novels or proposed names for future Kardashian offspring, along with Bitcoin, these …

Blockchain

A little-known technology that Fitbit and Apple are exploring could be the answer to healthy eating and peak performance

Geoffrey Woo hasn't gone back to Burger King since he saw the numbers.<p>The trim 30-year-old was at the airport one afternoon when he strayed from his healthy diet and ordered an old-time favorite: a Whopper, fries, and a Coke. Everything seemed fine until a few hours later, when he checked a device …

Diabetes

10 places around the world that are getting more popular by the minute

From Málaga and Aruba to Buenos Aires and Montreal, these are the in-demand destinations that are seeing an explosion of bookings, according to American Express Travel, compared to this time last year.<p>Málaga, Spain<p>Barcelona and Madrid have long enjoyed time in the limelight, but now Malaga is …

Travel

9 of the safest destinations for a family vacation

As a parent, you want to expose your kids to an array of experiences and cultures, and travel is one of the best ways to do that. The problem is, even for the most dedicated family of travelers, the world can be a scary place. News about crime, war, and terrorism can lead you to believe that the …

World Economic Forum

Everything You Want to Know About Blockchain but Are Too Embarrassed to Ask | Inc.com

Arguably one of the biggest buzzwords of 2018, blockchain appears complicated when actually it is not. Simply put, it is a digital ledger no one can disrupt and all relevant information is known to all parties involved. It fosters a new generation of transactions that establish trust, …

Blockchain

The Management Formula Every Leader Should Know (In One Easy Chart)

Obsessive micromanaging has never worked, but calling shots over task execution used to. Not anymore.<p>For years, one of my VPs always got the highest employee-review score of any manager in my company. The second-highest score usually went to one of the direct reports he’d personally trained.<p>I …

The 32 most fun, friendly, and affordable cities in the world

Time Out's City Life Index, a survey of 15,000 people in 32 global cities, has been released, and it shows which ones promise the most fun and excitement in 2018.<p>The survey, conducted by Tapestry Research, questioned residents on a variety of aspects of city life.<p>It ranked cities in categories …

Mexico City

6 towns in Tuscany where you can find the authentic Italy

Italy is one of the top travel destinations in the world. When travellers head straight for Rome, Venice, Florence and Pisa they leave the authentic …

Italy

Jeff Bezos Just Shared His 3-Step Formula for Success--and It's Absolutely Brilliant | Inc.com

Shockwaves were sent through the health care industry yesterday when three corporate powerhouses--Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase--announced they were teaming up in attempt to provide better health care for their collective employees (which currently number over a million people).<p>A …

Jeff Bezos

The Fastest Path to the CEO Job, According to a 10-Year Study

Some people’s careers take off, while others’ take longer — or even stall out.<p>Common wisdom says that the former attend elite MBA programs, land high-powered jobs right out of school at prestigious firms, and climb the ladder straight to the top, carefully avoiding risky moves. But our data shows a …

Leadership