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The Best Beaches In The World

27 reasons to drop everything and book your summer vacation now.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South …

The woman behind the world's most beautiful Rolls-Royce - CNN Style

Written by Allyssia Alleyne, CNNChichester, England<p>By the time Rolls-Royce unveiled its one-of-a-kind Serenity Phantom at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, it was already one of the most buzzed about debuts of the international showcase.<p>Rendered opalescent with glossy mother of pearl paint and detailed …

The duo with the golden touch: Kanye West and Jamie Foxx

<i>Taken from the December 2005 issue of Dazed:</i><p>Between them, Jamie Foxx and Kanye West have won an Oscar, a BAFTA, three Grammys, one Golden Globe and sold tens of millions of records in little over a year. Jamie Foxx may be exhausted, jet-lagged and hungry, but he can still quote any line from Purple …

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One Of America's Leading Businesswomen Offers Tips On Success

Most of us know having a mentor will lead to more opportunities for success. But one of the most successful businesswomen in America says instead of looking for mentors, we need to embrace “mentoring moments,” everyday occurrences for teaching and learning.<p>Kat Cole, who rose from being a Hooters …

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A study of the top 100 billionaires in recent history found they have 6 unlikely characteristics in common

What do the wealthiest people on this planet have in common? A great business sense? Luck? A strong work ethic? The likely answer is a combination of all of these and much more. However, when we look at the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and investors, we tend to limit ourselves to …

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How Africa Is Shaping Its Relations with China

For a summary of Prof. Juma’s Twitter chat on this topic, click here. #AskCJuma. by Calestous Juma Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is on a …

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How Britain married charity with business

‘Pay for success’, ‘social impact bonds’, ‘social investment’ – these terms have started popping up in governments all around the globe. But what do …

Investing

How to be an intrapreneur

Every great innovation begins with an idea. Every great achievement requires a champion. Scientists. Explorers. Adventurers. Entrepreneurs.<p>For …

The 10 skills you need to thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Five years from now, over one-third of skills (35%) that are considered important in today’s workforce will have changed.<p>By 2020, the Fourth …

Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory-style restaurant opening at Universal Studios

There’s no need for golden tickets to enter this chocolate factory.<p>Universal Studios Orlando announced Monday that it would open Toothsome Chocolate …

This Entrepreneur Earns More Than $100K A Year Selling Bananas

<b>Startup</b>: Bananas Gone Wild<p><b>Founder</b>: Davonte Wilson<p><b>Location</b>: Frisco, TX<p><b>Launched</b>: October 2015<p><b>Employees</b>: 1<p><b>The pitch</b>: In this world of electronic, ethereal communication, it’s refreshing to receive a physical letter or card. But what if the message could be written not on paper, but on a banana? Yes, a …

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Airbnb Wants to Offer More Than Just Home Rentals

Airbnb wants to expand its offerings beyond home rentals by providing customers with a full-experience vacation. Think personal chefs, restaurant …

The Future Is Now—Nike Introduces Self-Lacing Shoes

Twenty-seven years ago, the hit sequel to <i>Back to the Future</i> predicted the future, prophesying a Nike sneaker that could automatically lace itself. …

Why Goldman Sachs Is Betting Millions On Female Business Owners

Goldman Sachs is not the kind of firm to pass up a $300 billion dollar opportunity.<p>For women in the U.S. and abroad, access to capital remains a huge …

See The Evolution Of James Bond’s Gadgets–In One Infographic

The Daniel Craig era of 007 cinema has been pretty amazing, by all accounts. While films like <i>Casino Royale</i> and <i>Skyfall</i> offer the occasional wink to the sillier aspects of the franchises history–its double entendres and drink specificity–for the most part, this new Bond plays it straight. While …

Are Bosses Necessary?

A radical experiment at Zappos may herald the emergence of a new, more democratic kind of organization.<p>Deeply strange reports have been emerging from the Las Vegas headquarters of Zappos, until recently the world’s happiest shoe store. This spring, by order of the CEO, Tony Hsieh, the company …

Transform Your Employees into Passionate Advocates

Employee happiness is becoming a hot topic among CEOs and in boardrooms, and it’s about time. The current issue of <i>Harvard Business Review</i>, which includes a series of articles focused on employee happiness, is just one more sign of the growing recognition that happy, engaged employees are more …

What is the future of US education?

Is STEM—science, technology, engineering and mathematics—the future of US education or is there still a place for poetry, improvisation and thinking …

The 4 Ways CEOs Accidentally Mess Up Company Culture

Most CEOs try to create an environment where employees can thrive, but sometimes they fail. Here’s what to avoid.<p>It’s no secret that CEOs have a massive impact on company culture. They set a tone to reflect the values and convictions of the organizations they lead. But sometimes CEOs take that …

10 Career Lessons You Should Learn By Your 30s

These tough situations often happen as you’re building your career in your 20s. Expert advice on the hidden lessons in these setbacks.<p>Some of the most important lessons you learn during your first decade working in “the real world” come from one source: the school of hard knocks.<p>There are …

Can You Rekindle Your Career Passion?

Everyone feels uninspired from time to time. It’s easy to let daily stresses get to you. If you want to rekindle that passion for your career, watch this video to find out how to handle stressful days, whether it’s advisable to take on more work when you already have a lot on your plate, and if you …

Why Metaphors Beat The Snot Out Of Facts When It Comes To Motivating Action

By Douglas Van Praet5 minute Read<p>Metaphors have long permeated creative expression from cave paintings to commercials. And there’s a good reason that …

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