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A Gorgeous, Off-Grid Guesthouse Perches Lightly on a California Ranch

On an undulating stretch of California coastline, a hidden guesthouse runs free of the grid.<p>As they approach, visitors to Steve and Margaret Cegelski’s new guesthouse north of Santa Barbara might be momentarily confused. Their quarters are hidden from sight, tucked under the lip of a hill, with a …

Santa Barbara

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Reveal the 1 Trait That Made Them Both Rich

The key to both Bill Gates's and Warren Buffet's success can be summed up in one unexpected word.<p>The documentary <i>Becoming Warren Buffett</i> is must-watch TV. It's the story of a man who pinched pennies his whole life only to amass a fortune of over $80 billion, most of which he has pledged to the Bill …

Bill Gates

7 Things You'll Notice the Happiest People Always Doing

Here are seven habits of the happiest people, which will make the rest of us perpetually jealous if we don't hop on the wagon and join them.<p>So much has been written about the burgeoning happiness movement within the ever-expanding field of positive psychology, it's hard to keep up.<p>What scientists …

Happiness

16 of the Best Apps for Landscape Photography

In this article, I’ll share my top 16 favorite apps that I use almost every time I have to plan a photography session, a photo trip, or a complex …

Apps

30 Shocking Sales Statistics that will Change the Way you Sell

For sales veterans, sales statistics may be uncomfortable to read through, but they reflect the cold hard truths that sales teams come across every …

Marketing

Anthony Bourdain Put These Restaurants on the Map

Over nearly 300 episodes of television, Bourdain turned these restaurants into destinations.<p>Anthony Bourdain always aimed high. Episodes of <i>A Cook’s</i> …

The 25 Best Coffee Roasters in America

What does it take to be one of the best coffee roasters in America? To some critics, it’s innovation — the willingness to throw “rules” by the …

I've been investing in real estate since I was 22 — here's why it's one of the best ways to build wealth

At 22 years old, I accidentally started a business when I persuaded my boyfriend that we should buy a condo together. Little did I know, the small purchase would jump-start an entire real-estate career.<p>Throughout our 20s, we went on to acquire a couple of dozen rentals in the Boston area. Along the …

How to enjoy an anti-inflammatory diet (which could save your life)

Inflammatory foods could increase the risk of aggressive breast cancer, researchers suggested this week, and a new study points the finger firmly at processed convenience foods and ‘lazy cooking’.<p>It found that women who ate the most inflammatory foods were 39 per cent more likely to develop any …

7 Proven Strategies to Close the Sale Faster (From Master Salespeople)

Tips that separate the average from the extraordinary businessperson.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Closing the sale is what separates the average from the extraordinary businessperson. Top dealmakers and members of The Oracles share their proven strategies …

Entrepreneurship

A Top Sales Expert Reveals 4 Ways to Make Customers Want to Buy From You

Getting customers to take action requires much more than spitting a bunch of facts.<p>Did you know that 95% of our purchase decisions take place unconsciously?<p>While most customers think that they are making a decision based on facts, what they are actually doing is buying emotionally, then justifying …

Customers

Planning To Sell Your Company? Increase Your Valuation With This Simple Strategy

You’re stuck with it right? It is what it is. You have been keeping meticulous records of your profits for years. You have saved on taxes by cleverly putting perfectly legal expenses into your company which also happen to increase your enjoyment of the business. Those season-tickets sure were fun, …

13 Foods You Should Never Eat If You Don’t Want Cancer

Your diet affects more than just your waistline. Consuming one or more of these foods regularly may increase your risk of cancer.<p>We’ve long known …

Cancer

This Is the Upgrade the French Press Needed

Next to setting a drip timer the night before, using a French press is perhaps the easiest way to brew coffee at home — until the creation of the …

Graphene-reinforced concrete is "more than twice as strong" say scientists

UK scientists have found a way to incorporate wonder-material graphene into concrete, greatly increasing the material's strength and water resistance.<p>…

How ‘Secret Fares’ Might Change the Way You Fly

Jump onto Expedia or Priceline to search for a flight, and you’ll likely see an “opaque” fare: a price with no carrier or even the exact time. How …

10 Ideas to Steal from Desert Gardens

Desert landscapes look like the backdrops in old cartoons, endless loops showing a lone cactus silhouetted against the sky while Road Runner and Wile …

Landscaping

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Leadership

Words That Will Help You Sell, And Words That Will Hurt You

Most people have a style they use when they’re selling or trying to convince another person. Part of that style are words that people become comfortable using that they feel are convincing. Words you’re used to using that way flow comfortably in a conversation. Over time, it’s natural to feel that …

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

What to Do in an Emergency in Mexico

No one goes on vacation expecting something bad to happen, but you should always be prepared for an emergency, no matter where you'll be traveling. …

Masters recipe: How to make Augusta National's pimento cheese sandwich

What gets the most raves from golf fans attending the Masters for the first time? Sure, the fairways are lush, the white-sand bunkers sparkle, the …

How to Make Customers Write Awesome Reviews That Boost Sales

Before the internet came, a business’s success depended on the people running it. The marketing team would run advertisement campaigns that would go …

This Is How All Your Favourite Chefs Make Scrambled Eggs

One of the most basic recipes everyone learns is scrambled eggs, but the truth is perfectly scrambled eggs are a lot trickier than they seem. Much …

Five Places to Go in Nashville

There’s a spark of energy that shows no sign of slowing down in Nashville’s Wedgewood- Houston neighborhood. Situated a few blocks south of the city’s downtown, the area was long a run-down part of town with warehouses, factories and garages. Today, artists, musicians and other creative types are …

Mobile Passport Will Get You Through Customs and Immigration in Under 60 Seconds

Think Global Entry is quick? The Mobile Passport app is even faster.<p>Around the <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> offices, not having Global Entry is a badge of shame. What kind of travel editor wouldn’t want to make re-entering the U.S. as easy and seamless as possible? Well, this kind. Six years after the …

Research Shows High-Performing CEOs Boost Growth By Doing These 5 Things

Research shows that the majority of CEOs from small and midsize businesses are projecting revenue growth in 2018 -- here's how they are making that happen.<p>Is the current business environment good for revenue growth? A lot of CEOs from small and midsize businesses (SMBs) think so.<p>In the latest …

Customer Service

Donald Trump's US tax reform gives Warren Buffett a $29 billion boost

Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, received a stunning $29 billion check last year from the US government, thanks to a new tax law that massively lowered corporate tax rates.<p>In his much-anticipated annual letter to shareholders, Buffett explained that …

House in Formentera Island / Marià Castelló Martínez

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Bosc d'en Pep Ferrer is the traditional toponym of a large plot located next to the beach of Migjorn, on …

Upgrade your go-to breakfast scramble with this sweet potato and avocado recipe

What’s not to love about bowl food? You can eat it with one hand and text with the other—and the dishes are practically done as soon as the meal is …