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Want to Be a Stronger Leader? Listen to These 10 Podcasts

Whether you're a CEO or an intern, leadership skills are what set you apart. Develop yours.<p>Strong leadership is about more than just telling people what to do; it's that rare but inspirational combination of enthusiasm, humility, grace, power, and wisdom.<p>Here are 10 podcast episodes that will help …

Leadership

Coconut Kefir Recipe

<i>By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body</i><p>Kefir is a magical drink that is produced through the fermentation of milk or coconut water …

Alternative Medicine

12 Caribbean Islands to Experience Now

In a time where everything and everywhere is so easily accessible, there are certain places in the world that are becoming absolute must visits. With …

Caribbean

The Best Beaches in the Caribbean

<i>By: Matt Metzler</i><p>@mmeltrez<p><i>Credit: Flickr/Tomcio77</i><p>As soon as the holidays are over, we reach a point in the new year affectionately known as the "Winter Blahs." No fun holidays to plan for (unless you're REALLY into President's Day) and no fun stuff to do outdoors that doesn't involve 40 layers of …

Beaches

Australia is one of the world's top 5 luxury travel destinations

South Australian luxury destination Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island<p>Australia has made the list of the world’s five best nations for luxury …

6 best destinations for solo travelers

One of the biggest excuses I hear from people as to why they don’t travel is that they don’t have anyone to travel with. Know what I say? No travel …

Asia Travel

12 Instagrammers who will make you want to drop everything and travel the world

Now that summertime has finally arrived and our Instagram feeds are flooded with gorgeous beach photos and summer parties, FOMO is in full effect.<p>If …

How to Be on Vacation Every Day for the Rest of Your Life (Really)

Yes, it's true that Americans take really half-assed vacations. Here's the unexpected upside.<p>Bear with me--I think I've figured this out. I wish I'd done so years ago, but better late than never. (Hint: It involves entrepreneurship.)<p>Recently, I asked hundreds of entrepreneurs, CEOs, and other …

Tim Ferriss

Exploring Thailand’s Countryside with Campervan Thai

We’ve been on just about every imaginable form of transportation in Thailand including airplane, bus, van, train, water taxi, longtail boat, tuk tuk, …

RVs

To Develop Project Managers, You Have to Understand How Adults Learn

By Peter Tarhanidis<p>Many organizations rely on traditional curriculum-based learning to develop project leaders. However, such approaches are deeply …

Project Management

21 Travel Hacking Blogs That Will Help You Fly Around the World for Free

How would you like to fly around the world… <i>for free</i>?<p>Regular people, just like you and me, do this every day; they’re called travel hackers.<p>If you’ve …

29 Travel Hacks Even Frequent Fliers Don't Know

Instead of insulting your intelligence with “hacks” like “pack light,” or “bring an empty water bottle,” we’ve put together a list of tips and tricks …

10 Tips for Managing Credit Cards in 2015

Wondering how to shore up your credit card habits to keep your debt in check? Here are 10 tips for managing your plastic in 2015.<p>Compare credit card rates to get the best deal.<p><b>1. Be proactive about card security</b><p>Issuers will be rolling out EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) chip cards -- which are …

Is an Annual-Fee Credit Card Right For You?

Consumers’ aversion to paying for checking products isn’t turning major issuers off of annual-fee credit cards. If anything, more credit card …

Personal Finance

What’s the price of a travel credit card headache? ‘Free.’

Charles Stewart figures he should have known better. The promises made by his MileagePlus Explorer card from Chase — yes, the one that’s heavily promoted in airports and on travel blogs — looked too good to pass up.<p>“In order to qualify for the free bag check and priority boarding, the ticket must …

Elaine Thompson

10 Safe Destinations for Solo Female Travelers

The truth is, solo traveling to another country as a woman is actually not as threatening as it may seem. While there are some countries where a …

Asia Travel

Quick Skillet Steak with Onions and Mushrooms

posted <b>August 22, 2011</b> by <b>Gina</b><p>Meat lovers will LOVE this quick weeknight steak dish!<p>Mushrooms and onions are the perfect compliment to steak, plus they …

10 Presentation Tricks to Keep Your Audience Awake

Best practices for presentations, including practicing and structuring your presentation effectively, are important to make a quality show. Try using these 10 tricks to command your audience's attention.<p>Presentations can be really good or really bad. Even the "okay" presentations--the ones that are …

Public Speaking
Leadership

10 Best Beaches in Costa Rica Worth a Visit

Here is my pick for the best beaches in Costa Rica, a country that will always stick in my mind (and heart) as one of my favorite places in the …

7 ultimate Costa Rican adventures for any budget

COSTA RICA IS WORLDS AWAY from your cubicle. We’re talking hiking volcanoes, rafting tropical whitewater rivers, surfing waves on two entirely …

Getting Actions Done to Make Change Happen

Even with best intentions it can be challenging for people to follow up on actions that they agreed to do. They can start to doubt if they can do the …

Playa Flamingo Stand Up Paddling Tours

Point Break Surf offers Stand Up Paddling (SUP) tours in Playa Flamingo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. At Playa Flamingo, we take paddlers out exploring …

Appropriate Engagement with GTD

David Allen’s approach to work/life balance isn’t about creating separation between work and the rest of life. It’s about <i>appropriate engagement</i>, …

Productivity

Just Be Cool: 11 Iced Coffee Recipes to Make All Season Long

Coffee

GTD in 15 minutes – A Pragmatic Guide to Getting Things Done

What is “GTD”?<p>GTD—or “Getting things done”—is a framework for organizing and tracking your tasks and projects. Its aim is a bit higher than just …

Productivity
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