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15 Ways To Do Charlottesville Like A True Hoo

You may have heard of a charming school called U.Va. and of its charming city called Charlottesville, Virginia, but we bet you don't know just <i>how</i> stellar Charlottesville truly is.<p>There are many things to see in Charlottesville, from historic sites to artisan trails to orchards and wide-open fields. …

Anne-Marie Slaughter: Can we all "have it all"?

How to Blog Like an Expert: Tips from the 10 Best Travel Blogs (Pt. 1)

I'm going to pull a Slim Shady here, and point out my weaknesses. Having lived in Sydney, Barcelona and Rio, I might have an understanding of expat life and travel, but I'm still new to the travel blogging community.<p>I'm a rookie, and I want to pitch with the All-Stars. How better to learn the …

Africa's Hospitality Industry To Create 136,000 Jobs In 2014 - Ventures Africa

(hotel) sector in Africa this year, a new research by consultancy W Hospitality Group, which specialises in the hotel business in Africa has revealed.<p>…

Where Chefs, Bartenders and Sommeliers Eat and Drink in New York

Find. Eat. Drink. checks in with New York City chefs, bartenders and sommeliers to see where the industry pros are eating and drinking.<p>Photo: Betony<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Find. Eat. Drink.s Where Chefs, Bartenders and Sommeliers Eat and Drink in New York<p>Follow Find. Eat. Drink. on Twitter: …

22 Epic Places You Didn't Know Existed

The world is full of wonders... wonders we know about (the Grand Canyon) and those we might not (see below). But it's important to note that this earth we all live on is an insanely beautiful place. In case you don't have the time (or funds) to visit these spectacular places, we thought we'd do you …

5 Must-Have In-Flight Beauty Products

No matter where you’re headed, helping your skin look good is just as important as the clothes you pack. If photoshopping vacation photos isn’t your …

The true true size of Africa

LAST month Kai Krause, a computer-graphics guru, caused a stir with a map entitled "The True Size of Africa", which showed the outlines of other …

Maui Voted Best Island In The World... And Has Been For The Last 20 Years

If Conde Nast Traveler readers are one thing, it's loyal. In the annual Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards that selects the Top 25 Islands in the World, Maui has come out on top for 20 consecutive years. It also regained its top ranking in the Top 10 Islands in the United States. How could …

Top Chef Brian Malarkey’s 10 Favorite U.S. Restaurants

You may know Brian Malarkey from his appearances on <i>Top Chef</i> and <i>The Taste</i>, but this eccentric chef is now cooking up some new buzz in Los Angeles. He …

Keep Your Name Off That Layoff List

A very important meeting is held, and you’re not invited. At this meeting, a senior leader announces that since targets were not reached, 150 managers will be laid off, and the purpose of this meeting is to create a list identifying exactly who those people will be. The key question for you is, …

Fall 2013 Guide to Las Vegas

Fall in Vegas is not quite like fall in many other parts of the country—no fall foliage, no switch from iced coffee to hot coffee. But the …

The best places to swim with whale sharks

Swimming alongside the largest fish in the sea is one of the ultimate bucket-list experiences. Lucky, then, that there are a handful of destinations around the world where in-season sightings of whale sharks are almost guaranteed.<p>Remember: keep a respectful distance from the gentle giants, …

West Africa's best wildlife parks

Everyone knows about the great national parks of eastern and southern Africa – Masai Mara, Kruger and Serengeti all conjure up images of majestic landscapes, packs of lions lazing in the shade and herds of elephants roaming the savannah. But have you heard of Mole, Pendjari and Waza? These wildlife …

5 Tips To Create A Positive First Impression

<i>“I think I blew it with the new vice president,”</i> moaned my coaching client. <i>“I was drowning in paperwork when she walked through our department introducing herself. I was so distracted I could hardly get my own name out of my mouth. On top of that, I was wearing jeans while the VP and just about</i> …

7 Trends Shaping Africa's Youth Employment Challenge: What Do Social Entrepreneurs Bring To The Conversation?

<i>Tsega Belachew (@tsepeaces) shares insights on social entrepreneurs paving the path for youth employment solutions in Africa…</i><p>It is not easy to be young and in the labor market today. In the midst of economic and political flux, youth face a lot of uncertainty about their future. According to the …

Ambitious Women Face More Obstacles than Just Work-Life Balance

For the past year and change, the American conversation about women and leadership has revolved around challenges of work-life balance — which most of the time actually means “work-family balance.”<p>The women we’re hearing from — Anne-Marie Slaughter, Sheryl Sandberg, and the rest — aren’t jetting …

Where to Go Wine Tasting in California Now

Ramping up for the autumn harvest season in California, a crop of new tasting rooms and experiences have opened at wineries this year. Some bring a …

Why Productive Teams Have 3 Kinds Of Diversity

There are many different kinds of diversity. Here are a few you likely haven’t considered–and how they considerably help your work.<p>Here’s the bad news: People hire people who are identical to them. Here’s the good news: Working with people who <i>aren’t</i> identical to you is good for you work.<p>How so? A …

Build a Career Worth Having

We live in a time of chronic dissatisfaction in the workplace. Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workplace study found that as many as 70% of working Americans were unfulfilled with their jobs, 18% to such an extent that they are <i>actively undermining</i> their co-workers. This is a marked increase in …

12 Counterintuitive Practices For Long-Term Success

Life is a complex combination of interactions, events, and relationships. We all chase “success,” but we struggle to define it. We all want true happiness, but we usually settle for the appearance of it. We all seek meaning, but we often succumb to doubt.<p>So how do we navigate this often-challenging …

How to Be the Best Version of You | Inc.com

Truly happy and successful people get that way by becoming the best, most genuine version of themselves they can be. Not on the outside--on the inside. It's not about a brand, a reputation, a persona. It's about reality. Who you really are.<p>Sounds simple, I know. It is a simple concept. The problem …

Tell Your Story, Sell Your Brand

Think about the best books you have ever read, or the best speeches you have ever heard. What did they have in common? In all likelihood, they were …

The 18 Hottest Restaurants In Florida

The list is based on more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in the U.S.<p>Of the top 100 restaurants that made the list, 18 restaurants are located in Florida.<p>From Miami Beach to Tampa Bay, these are the hottest restaurants in Florida.