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16 Pretty Pots de Creme for Your Next Dinner Party

We know you love desserts — dessert pizza, dessert mashups, dessert lasagna — it’s all good. But if you’re having guests over for dinner, you want something that will truly impress. You can always go the no-bake route, but when you want to do something really special, pots de creme are where it’s …

These 3 Lists Can Help Singles Find a Great Mate

Accomplishing any goal is usually a step by step process, starting with gaining clarity about just<br>what we want. Yet too many people do not give the …

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read

These are the books that have turned normal men into millionaires.<p>There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't …

Lists You Need to Make for a More Satisfying Life in 2016

I wasn’t always a list-maker. For most of my life I’ve been more of a scraps-of-paper-notes-everywhere-and-5-unfinished-journals-at-a-time type of …

How To Master Your Life With The Decision-Making Diet

When I first noticed that Steve Jobs, Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg are mostly seen in the same clothes, I wondered why these powerful and wealthy …

How Making Time for Books Made Me Feel Less Busy

Six months ago, I found myself drowning in a flood of easy information. The internet—and all the lovely things on it, things like Wikipedia, Twitter, podcasts, the New Yorker, email, TED Talks, Facebook, Youtube, Buzzfeed occasionally, and yes, even the Harvard Business Review—provide unlimited …

Becoming a More Authentic Leader

<b>Bill George,</b> Harvard Business School professor and author of <i>Discover Your True North</i>, gives advice to both new and experienced leaders.<p>Download this podcast<p>SARAH GREEN CARMICHAEL: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Sarah Green Carmichael. I’m here in the studio today with …

Nonverbal Cues Get Employees to Open Up—or Shut Down

Studies on power posing show that intentionally adjusting your body posture, facial expressions, and voice can help you express your ideas and concerns and win greater influence. This is true no matter what title or position you hold. Simply comporting yourself <i>as if</i> you’re a rung or two higher …

How Meditation Benefits CEOs

<i>Patrick Pilz</i><p>Mindfulness is quickly following yoga in becoming a billion-dollar industry<b>.</b> It’s no surprise, then, that the popularity of meditation – one way to practice mindfulness – is also growing among CEOs and senior executives. Why are business leaders embracing meditation rather than, say, …

The New Rules of Presentations - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM GOTOMEETING

<b>By Simon Morton, Managing Director, Eyeful Presentations Ltd</b><p>As you’d expect from a self-confessed presentation geek, the walls of my study are lined with a multitude of books dedicated to the topic of presenting. They vary by area of expertise, presentation technologies, design thinking, and, …

4 Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Let's be real: productivity is difficult. You get motivated, you set goals, you put systems and routines in place... but reality doesn't seem to …

Productivity

77 Books That Changed My Life and 3 Recommendations to Read More Books

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Made Here, Buy Here: What You Can't Leave Paris Without

How do you narrow down the universe of beautiful and delicious things to buy in Paris? Start with this list.

France

20 Most Beloved Places on Pinterest

Pinterest's new searchable "Place Pins" are a good way to get excited about travel or start planning your next trip. See the 20 most-pinned destinations, then figure out where you want to go next.<p>Lisbon, Portugal<p>New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.<p>Kjeragbolten, Norway<p>Marrakech, Morocco<p>Cape Town, South …

The 10 Most Romantic Places in the World to Propose

With prime engagement season upon us, consider a medieval castle in Ireland or the old-world charm of Quebec City for the ultimate romantic proposal.<p><b>For the adventurous:</b> Victoria Falls<p><b>For a good reason to cuddle for warmth:</b> Quebec City, Canada<p>Quebec City, Canada

4 New Books That Can Change Your Entrepreneurial Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We read to know we’re not alone. -- William Nicholson<p>As a lifelong entrepreneur, and an advocate of embracing the journey through business and life, the above statement couldn’t be more true. Reading doesn't just allow you to learn about …

Entrepreneurship

Europe in the Fall: The Must-Visit Destinations

Visiting Europe in the autumn means less tourists and lower prices. Here, the Good Hotel Guide picks their top 10 city destinations for the fall, along with a hotel recommendation for each.

European Travel

7 Podcasts That Will Make You A Smarter Entrepreneur

A year ago, I had never listened to a podcast in my entire life. They seemed like this weird thing that old people might do (if you’re old and that …

The 8 Most Charming Places to Stay on Your Cuban Vacation

The U.S. flag is now flying again at the embassy in Cuba, which means that easily traveling there from America is becoming more of a reality. While flights will become more readily available in the near future, hotel options are not so prevalent—a complete Havana itinerary isn’t going to be …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

5 TED Talks That Will Inspire You to Be a Better Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a big fan of helpful and motivational content, especially business-minded podcasts and videos of keynote speakers from conferences around the world. TED Talks, a collection of thousands of presentations from some of the most brilliant …

Self-improvement

Readlang Helps You Learn a Foreign Language as You Surf the Web

The most effective way to learn a foreign language is to immerse yourself as much as possible in it . Readlang is a webapp and Chrome extension that …

Top Venture Investors Pick Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

We asked some of the more thoughtful and outspoken members of the 2015 Forbes Midas List for their recommendations of books they’d like to see their entrepreneurs reading (and they suggest you do make time to read). Fire these up on your e-readers now.<p><b>Chris Sacca</b><br>Lowercase Capital <i><br>Not Fade Away: A</i> …

Why Consciousness Exists: Douglas Rushkoff on Science, God, and the Purpose of Reality

What to make of the fact “that something wonderfully strange is going on in the dimension we call reality.”<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,”</i> Carl Sagan wrote in his magnificent meditation on science and spirituality, <i>“we will have</i> …

Consciousness

15 Reasons Why Frequent Travelers Are More Likely To Be Successful

Information overload is a creature that has been growing on the Internet’s back since its beginnings. The bigger the Internet gets, the more …

What to Pack for a Romantic Weekend Getaway

Planning a romantic getaway anytime soon? Here's everything you need to ensure your weekend rendezvous is as romantic as possible.

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