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This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time | Inc.com

With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But this level of focus doesn't come naturally. For most of us, we fall into choice …

Time Management

Planning a Trip With the Help of Google Home

The Google Home personal assistant, a voice-activated speaker powered by Google Assistant, arrived in stores in November with some neat tricks for travelers: the ability to suggest nearby restaurants, translate foreign words, convert currency, track flight status and answer fact-based queries such …

Google Home

Guatemala is the Land of Unknown Ancient Food Traditions

On wood-fired griddles, Maya home cooks keep ancient traditions alive with recipes even their neighbors wouldn't recognize<p><b>It's getting close to</b> …

Carnival around the World

While people in Germany’s carnival strongholds of Cologne and Mainz argue about whether they’re supposed to shout “Alaaf” or “Helau”, carnival …

An American Traveling to Havana: What You Need to Know

Americans can travel to Cuba, you just need to know how. With a little guidance being able to drink mojitos, learn to salsa and explore the streets …

Havana

Reviving the art of Filipino tribal tattoos

<b>The Spanish conquistadors who landed in 1521 dubbed the Philippines the Islands of the Painted Ones after the heavily tattooed locals. Nearly 500 years on, tribal tattooing is almost extinct. Aya Lowe met the islands' last practitioner and those trying to keep the tradition alive.</b><p>For more than …

Tattoos

The Secret Lives of Mexican Nuns

Cloistered in Catholic monasteries, these sisters embrace tradition, devotion—and rock-and-roll.<p>I always want to know what goes on backstage. Whether I’m photographing baseball or ballet, I like to peek behind the curtain and see what people’s lives are really like. So when I got a grant to spend …

Mexico

How to catch the northern lights

Of all the stunning natural phenomena, the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, might be the most spectacular. The northern lights …

Northern Lights

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

Motown

This is the best island in the world

And the 9 runners up in the shortlist. *Packs bags*<p>If you weren't already craving a summer holiday, then pictures of the best island in the world, as voted by the travelling public, might just push you over the edge.<p>The title awarded by Travel + Leisure as part of their World's Best Survey takes …

12 Exquisite Hotel Rooms That Include Private Pools Photos

On a relaxing vacation, the last thing one wants to worry about is setting an alarm to get up in time to secure a poolside chaise longue. When a private, personal pool exists just a step outside your own room, you have a front-row ticket to prime poolside real estate no matter what time you rise. …

10 Mexico Hotels With Incredible Swim-Up Suites

Mexico’s top resorts are typically not without beautiful pools, but there’s something to be said about the hotels that allow you to swim right up to …

Riviera Maya

Find It First: 15 Beaches That Are Totally Off the Radar, For Now

We all crave the next sweet spot, that unspoiled getaway that no one else knows about. Here are 15 beaches where you'll be one step ahead of everyone …

Beaches

Obama returns to politics with redistricting group fundraiser

Barack Obama will make the first official political move of his post-presidency on Thursday, headlining a private fundraiser for the National Democratic Redistricting Committee at a private home in Washington.<p>The event, which will also be attended by NDRC chair Eric Holder and House Minority Leader …

Government

A Look at Rihanna’s New “So Stoned” Collection for Manolo Blahnik

Those Balenciaga leggings! That Alberta Ferretti minidress! Fashion obsessives were salivating over Rihanna’s appearance in the new music video for “Wild Thoughts” when it dropped last week. DJ Khaled’s white jeans and floral jacket took a back seat to his costar’s stunning wardrobe, which included …

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

Michael Jordan Donates $5,000,000 to National Museum of African American History and Culture

Michael Jordan has joined the likes of Denzel Washington when it comes to digging deep into his pockets and donating to the National Museum of …

Introducing the 21 Must-Read Books for Fall

New Zadie Smith and Tana French, incandescent debuts, and personal stories of love and hate.<p>Fall is a blockbuster season for books, which fits nicely with our plans to curl up inside while the leaves are falling. Literary mainstays like <b>Zadie Smith</b> and <b>Ann Patchett</b> are back with brand-new offerings, …

The 1 TED Talk That Holds the Key to Public Speaking Genius | Inc.com

As an executive speaker coach, I'm often asked: How can I be charismatic? How do I connect and engage an audience like other elite presenters? Or, I want to have the impact of a TED Talk presenter. Can you show me how?<p>A TED Talk I often share with my presenters is Frank Warren's "Half a Million …

Public Speaking

9 reasons a trip to Thailand is like medicine for your soul

WHEN YOU ONLY HAVE a couple weeks’ worth of vacation days a year, you have to make them count. Every minute spent recuperating from the stresses of …

Airbnb just hired former Attorney General Eric Holder to help fight discrimination

CEO Brian Chesky announced the hire in a blog post on Airbnb's website. Holder will help "craft a world-class anti-discrimination policy," according to the post.<p>"I'm looking forward to working with Airbnb to develop and implement a world-class anti-discrimination policy," Holder said in a …

This Poster for 'Birth of a Nation' Is a Punch to the Gut

A powerful poster for a powerful film.<p>In <i>Birth of a Nation,</i> Nate Parker plays Nat Turner, a Virginia slave who led a rebellion of slaves and free blacks in 1831. The film swept Sundance and is already generating Oscar buzz.<p>On Friday, Parker tweeted out the upcoming film's poster—a powerful image of …

Bow Down

Stanford Researcher: This Small Psychological Change Will Make You Much More Successful

This little tweak to how you think will make you not only more successful but also happier.<p>Success, most of us have heard, is hard. We've read about Bill Gates's insane hours when starting Microsoft, gossiped about Elon Musk's divorces (and plenty of other founders' rocky personal lives), and …

A productivity expert says this is the time of day when you should work on your most important tasks

One of the most important ways to figure out how you work best is to figure out <i>when</i> you work best by finding your "<b>biological prime time</b>."<p>It's a term that was coined by Sam Carpenter in his book, "Work the System," and it describes the hours of the day when you have the most energy. Everyone is …

Want to be more productive? Don’t go paperless.

Brick-and-mortar bookstores are closing their doors. Libraries lend out e-books. Receipts are emailed or texted. Bank statements are sent …

Productivity

How to trick your brain into being productive when you can't focus

Or, worse, it's completely blank, save for the cursor mocking you each time it blinks (rude).<p>It's happened to all of us, and it's a <i>really</i> frustrating feeling. Especially when you've dedicated specific time to work on this project, and it is quickly ticking away.<p>It's even more nerve-wracking — and …

10 Email Management Skills Everyone Should Learn

If you're not effective with your email, you might as well not even bother coming to work. Here are 10 email management skills to learn to boost …

Learning