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10 of the Best Street Markets in London

London is blessed with a wealth of famous shopping streets, whether you're on the lookout for antique collectibles or a gourmet lunch. Here are 10 of …

England

Best Men's Indie Colognes | Valet.

The Secret to Smelling Better Than Anyone Else<p>The Secret to Smelling Better <br>Than Anyone Else<p>There's nothing wrong with having a go-to cologne. But …

Men's Fashion

NYT: Mueller's team investigating possible UAE efforts to buy political influence

<b>(CNN) —</b> Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators are pressing witnesses for information about any possible attempts by United Arab Emirates to gain political influence by funneling money to support Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, The New York Times reports.<p>The potential …

The Plot Against America

Decades before he ran the Trump campaign, Paul Manafort’s pursuit of foreign cash and shady deals laid the groundwork for the corruption of Washington.<p>I. The Wisdom of Friends<p><b>The clinic permitted Paul Manafort</b> one 10-minute call each day. And each day, he would use it to ring his wife from Arizona, …

Paul Manafort

Shopping for secrets: Paris' covered passages exposed

The <i>passages couverts</i> (covered arcades) of Paris are as beautiful as they are enigmatic. Tucked behind decorative archways, the historic shopping passages situated on the Right Bank exude a sense of city life before Baron Haussmann's wrecking ball brought in spacious boulevards.<p>Dating back to the …

17 business books everyone will be reading in 2018

As the year draws to a close and we catch up with the best business books of 2017, we're also looking toward what's coming up in 2018.<p>We've looked through titles that have already been announced for the new year and have highlighted the memoirs, career guides, and analyses we're most excited about.

21 Holiday Gifts Sure to Blow Up Your Instagram

No offense to mom, but her love of nondescript knitwear isn't exactly worthy of a status update. And don't even talk to us about everyone's favorite gift for guys—whiskey stones—which manage to be the least useful and also the least photogenic gift on the planet. Find a way for your family, Santa, …

Whiteboard Session: How to Get Up to Speed in Your New Leadership Role

The fountain of youth might reside deep in our brains

According to some new research, the key to living longer may reside deep in our brains. In a major breakthrough for our understanding of how the …

Neuroscience

Trump’s First 100 Days: The expanding web of connections between Trump World and Russia

<i>Here’s where things stand heading into Day 74 of the Trump administration:</i><p>If you wanted to hold a secret meeting to attempt to set up back-channel communications between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, where would you go?<p>For officials from the United Arab Emirates, it was the …

Blackwater founder held secret Seychelles meeting to establish Trump-Putin back channel

The United Arab Emirates arranged a secret meeting in January between Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a Russian close to President Vladi­mir Putin as part of an apparent effort to establish a back-channel line of communication between Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump, according to U.S., …

Donald Trump

Mediclinic and rivals press Abu Dhabi to rethink healthcare reform | Reuters

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - International healthcare operator Mediclinic is lobbying the Abu Dhabi government to rethink a change in medical insurance rules that has damaged its business after it bet big on acquiring Al Noor Hospitals, its regional CEO told Reuters.<p>The Mediclinic logo is seen in Dubai, …

United States Ramps Up Airstrikes Against Al Qaeda in Yemen

WASHINGTON — The United States military on Friday carried out a second night of airstrikes against suspected Qaeda terrorists in Yemen in what Pentagon officials said was part of a larger campaign to roll back territorial gains the group has made in the past two years.<p>It was the most intense series …

10 Books Every Leader Should Read to Be Successful

Reading is the only proven shortcut to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders.</i><p>One of the best ways …

Bottling Up Emotions Doesn’t Work, but Neither Does Brooding. Here’s a Different Approach. | Heleo

“How we deal with our inner world—our thoughts, our emotions, our stories—can drive everything.”<p><b>Gretchen Rubin</b> is the <i>New York Times</i> #1 bestselling …

Simple Digital Technologies Can Reduce Health Care Costs

Businesses that are serious about reducing health care costs — and improving the health and well-being of their employees — should take a serious look at digital therapeutics, which have the potential to provide effective, low-cost ways to prevent and treat chronic diseases and their consequences. …

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Some I.V.F. Experts Discourage Multiple Births

This summer Louise Brown, the world’s first “test tube” baby, celebrated her 38th birthday as a mother of two naturally conceived children. In the decades since Ms. Brown’s celebrated birth, the techniques of in vitro fertilization, or I.V.F., have improved tremendously, resulting in an estimated …

The Ultimate Secret About Life (That No One Wants You to Know) | Inc.com

Society wants you to buzz like a good little worker bee.<p>The powers that be don't want you to think freely for yourself and question the system in which you're embedded, they want you to mindlessly perform your task for society.<p>In American culture, your desired function is to stay busy.<p>You're …

Castles

These 5 Killer Questions Can Help Set Goals People Will Actually Care About

As leaders we can set goals that fall flat, getting compliance but not commitment. Here's how to encourage the latter.<p>When I was a young employee, I remember a discussion with a former boss about our business goals. I asked for clarity on what they were.<p>He told me they were to a) hit our target of …

5 Things Highly Productive Digital Workplaces Have in Common

Here's how to keep your employees feeling empowered and engaged, no matter where they are in the world.<p>Right now, most businesses find themselves at a crossroads--how can they establish an equilibrium between the virtual and physical requirements of their diverse workforce?<p>As the number of remote …

How to Conquer Your Bad Habits (Forever)

Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you.<p>Our habits: for good or for bad they're with us every day, in the form of behavior that has become so routine that we repeat it unconsciously.<p>For some, habit means arriving at work to a well-planned day with everything they need to get started …

7 Science-Backed Steps To Take Before Quitting A Job That’s Burning You Out

Here’s the latest research on the small tweaks you can make to fall back in love with a job that’s getting the better of you.<p>When you first moved your things into your office, you couldn’t wait to put your talents to use and impress your new colleagues with your dedication and drive.<p>But at some …

Beyond The Brain: Mindfulness For Leaders

We’ve all embraced the latest leadership tools and techniques. And we’ve become as awesome as we can be. Until now…<p>Going beyond the brain is the next frontier of leadership.<p><b>Making The Brain’s Best Parts Bigger</b><p>As humans, we have 100 billion neurons available. Yet only about 15% are activated, …

Mindfulness

How To Build A Solution-Oriented Team

I don’t have many pet peeves, but one thing that always sets me off is when people present problems, not solutions. Anyone can point out the existence of a problem; that’s the easy part. People who create value, however, come prepared with ideas to fix said problem.<p>Throughout my career, I’ve found …

Leadership

What No One Tells You About Climbing the Corporate Ladder

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

7 Crucial Lessons People Learn Too Late in Life

As long as you learn them sometime, right?<p>Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best …

Self-help

There's a secret plan to make Saudi Arabia's millennial prince the king by the end of 2016

MEE says, citing two anonymous sources, that Bin Salman is collaborating with and taking advice from the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan.<p>The advice Prince Mohammed is seeking is related to how he can become the next king of the country and take over from his father King …

Gulf states are coping with the oil era's twilight years in different ways

Saudi Arabia is lining up a US$2 trillion sovereign wealth fund to see it through the twilight years of the oil era.<p>But not all the countries of the Gulf Co-operation Council, or GCC, have this kind of cash. Indeed, even for Saudi Arabia, the new era of low oil prices spells increasing budget …