Charles Keller

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9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

'Manuscripts' Encourages Readers To Approach The Bible Like A Novel

The first Bible I ever purchased was a New International Version Student Life Bible; it was black with neon pink and green lettering. I picked it up from the bookstore of a church I was invited to in my late teens. This "expanded" version featured maps, reading plans, and questionnaires geared …

Bible

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Legendary Football Coach Nails It With 1 Brilliant Sentence

A profound quote decades old, it's even more applicable in today's social economy.<p>A few days ago, I was listening to a Higher Purpose podcast where the host, Kevin Monroe, asked his guest JeffHarmon, a leadership coach and author of <i>The Anatomy of a Principled Leader</i>, about the challenges of using …

Leadership

12 Facts about Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

Joseph Conrad’s 1899 novella about venturing into the moral depths of colonial Africa is among the most frequently analyzed literary works in college …

Literature

16 travel destinations for people who want to get away from the crowds

If uncrowded areas and secluded escapes sound like bliss to you, then you might want to put one of these introverted vacation destinations on your list.<p>Forget the crowds and hype of places like Vegas, L.A., and Cancun, because these hidden gems are much more your style. Some actually cater to …

Glacier National Park

22 Presidential Quotes On The Most Important Aspects of Great Leadership

In honor of Presidents Day, here are the most inspiring words of wisdom from our nation's leaders on how to best lead others and ourselves.<p>Universal principles apply to anyone that steps into the position of leading others. Whether we lead a company, a team, or a household, we can all benefit from …

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Disney Illustrator’s Adorable Mash-Up Imagines ‘Star Wars’ as ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ Comics

For over 16 years, Brian Kesinger has worked as an artist for Walt Disney Studios and delighted countless people from around the world with the films he has helped produce. On his downtime, Kesinger keeps drawing, and his adorable mashup illustrations have attracted their own set of fans. Combining</i> …

Taking a Train Through the Great Smoky Mountains Needs to Be on Your Bucket List

If you've never been to the most visited national park in the U.S., you should make a train trip through the Great Smoky Mountains a priority.<p>The …

Hiking

25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

We are far from hardcore hikers. In fact, my friends used to call me “indoorsy” before I started training for our Inca Trail hike years ago. We do, …

Hiking

I Mandated a 35-Hour Work Week at my Company (and It Made Me a Better CEO)

Building a business on a shorter work week made me a better leader in 3 ways.<p>Sixteen months ago, I announced to my staff we were going to give a 35-hour work week a trial run. For ninety days, we'd see if working 7-hours per day (without a reduction in pay) had positive outcomes. I told the team I …

Leadership

10+ Hilarious Yearbook Quotes That Are Impossible Not To Laugh At

When it comes to yearbooks and writing that little quote next to your photo, it can be tough. It's just not always that easy to think of a quote for …

9 Beautiful Overwater Bungalows Around the World

Nothing beats the overwater bungalow when it comes to oceanside accommodation. Get ready for pangs of extreme wanderlust.<b><br>This gallery was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with new information.</b>

French Polynesia

Feminist Accuses English Language Of Being Sexist, Gets Brilliantly Schooled By Linguist

It started off with a premise that, to be fair, deserves discussion and scrutiny. A Tumblr user, who refers to herself as ‘Feminist Chewbacca’ wanted …

Linguistics

12 People Who Got Absolutely Murdered By Words

1. 'A's don't have shit on this woman.Goldmember1992. He's not just a rich prankster, you know.rileykard3. Tbf, he may or may not have a clean …

Pranks

What a Week-Long All-Inclusive Vacation Costs in Top Destinations

All-inclusive resorts run the gamut, from intimate properties with high-end facilities to cheap hotels with a party atmosphere. Whether in lush St. …

Los Cabos

You can now book incredibly cheap flights with a new app that lets you bid on unsold airline seats

If, like 24 per cent of Britons, you are a chronic procrastinator - we may have found the perfect travel app for you.<p>Air Ticket Arena is a new UK-based start-up which launched on February 1 and gives you the opportunity to bid for last-minute plane tickets.<p>All you need to do is download the app and …

Startups

John Perry Barlow's Tips for Being a Better Adult Are Perfect

The Internet pioneer and Grateful Dead lyricist passed away this week. His sage advice on living your best life, however, will endure<p>If the name John Perry Barlow means something to you, chances are you're a Deadhead, an early reader of Wired, or involved in the various battles to keep the Internet …

Grateful Dead

9 countries that are relatively easy for Americans to move to

When it's time to leave the country for a spell — half a year, maybe, or for the rest of your life, who knows? — your very bones tell you. Your feet twitch. You fidget. You start absentmindedly petting any globes you come across. That urge to pick up and go is a powerful sensation. Then your brain …

Immigration

15 Books You’ll Wish You Read Sooner

A great read can be transformative—and may even change the way you think about your life. These books, chosen by <i>RS</i> staffers, are so powerful, you’ll …

Books

10+ Times People Overheard The Most Hilarious Conversations That Were Too Good Not To Share

After the popularity of Overheard L.A. and then Overheard New York, it seems that we have all become nosy little eavesdroppers. While listening in on …

Internet

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

National Parks

I tried the 10/10/10 Method to make decisions like Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio — and it's completely changed the way I view choices

<i><br>"I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people."</i><p>Those words are often attributed to Isaac Newton. They may evoke a chuckle, but they get to the root of a problem faced by us all — irrational behavior.<p>Making decisions is one of keystone actions we all take on a …

Self-improvement

10 Schools of Philosophy and Why You Should Know Them

For your reading pleasure, here are ten schools of philosophy you should know about. Some of them are commonly misunderstood, and we correct that …

Ludwig Wittgenstein

An innovative introductory economics course at Stanford is now free online

Econ 101, the introductory college economics course that is often held in overcrowded lecture halls packed with half-asleep freshmen, is finally getting a facelift.<p>At the front of the class is Raj Chetty, a 38-year-old economist who publishes some of the field’s most intriguing papers year after …

UC Berkeley

How This Founder Went From Zero To $100 Million By Thinking Like A Kid

To succeed in business and in life there's magic in discovering your inner kid.<p>What is it that enables entrepreneurs such as Elon Musk, Sheryl Sandberg and Richard Branson to persevere through seemingly insurmountable challenges that at first seem to exceed their limits? Make a list of people you …

Sheryl Sandberg

Everyone Hates Setting Goals. Here's How Google Makes It Easier for Their Employees

If a goal doesn't challenge you, then it won't change you.<p>It's that time of year -- leaders everywhere are charging employees with the task of establishing goals for 2018. If you've never been through a structured process, this exercise can be daunting and frankly, feel like a big waste of time. I …

Employment

Google Flights Just Made Finding Cheap Airfare Way Less Frustrating

Now you can compare what flights actually cost.<p>Trying to find cheap airfare sucks: After sorting through a million options on 20 different airlines, it still feels like you're betting hard-earned cash on literal luck and really good timing. This will help: Google is releasing a new tool to help you …

Flying

What You Need to Know About Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian Homes

You’ve heard the term thrown around, but what does it actually mean, and where in the world is Usonia?<p>During the Great Depression, Wright saw the United States on the cusp of change. Middle-class households would lead simpler lives without household help, but would still need good design, where …

Architecture

Essential Petra: how to make the most of a one-day visit

With its wind-whittled landscape, honeycomb tombs and silent canyons blessed by forgotten gods, the ancient city of Petra embraces human history on an epic scale. The breadth of the site, which is sprinkled over numerous mountains, accessed via narrow slot canyons and stretches across dry river …

Archaeology

The book that completely changed the way I approach my life and career

One of the biggest mysteries in modern day life is something that we're all guilty of.<p>Please answer me this: Why do we work 8-9 hours a day so that we can earn free time, while we endlessly waste that hard-earned free time?<p>Have you ever looked at it this way? It's an absurd way of living. And yet, …

Self-improvement