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12 Incredible And Affordable Places To Travel Outside The US

See if your dream destination is on the list. H/T Quora<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The 4 Learning Hacks Bill Gates Swears By

There’s never been a better time to be alive if you’re curious. When I wanted to learn something outside of school as a kid, cracking open my World …

Ultimate Pitch Deck To Build A Billion Dollar Startup

Let’s be honest — most business plans are dull. No one has time to read a business plan unless they have already made the mental decision to fund you, and are just checking the boxes of due diligence. Experienced business pros and investors know that business plans change. In fact, the funding you …

Investing

How to Use Various Major-Pentatonic Shapes for Soloing

Most guitarists will agree that the study of scales is an endeavor that will reap many benefits.<p>Along with helping one to learn the “map” of the …

10 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often at Work

If your ego doesn't get in the way, any one of these 10 phrases is a great way to build trust at work.<p>In management literature over the years, thought leaders keep drilling down on trust as that one huge motivator that will get you great collaboration, increase employee engagement, and lead to …

Account Suspended

Harvey Mackay: For best results, avoid temptation at work

A minister parked his car in a no-parking zone in a large city and attached the following message to his windshield: “I have circled this block 10 …

11 Signs of a Partner Who Will Be With You Until the Very End

It's not every day that you find your perfect person, so when you do, you want to make sure you never lose them. There are certain qualities you should look for in a life partner, but there are also telltale signs that say he or she is in it for the long haul, <i>and</i> that they're a great choice. Here …

New Free Work Tools From Google Help You Think Like the Leader of a Billion-Dollar Company

The search engine shared its internal tools for running a business and leading a team.<p>From free gourmet lunches to on-campus rock climbing, it’s no wonder everyone wants to work at Google. However, behind all of these fancy work perks is a company that focuses on and sets protocols for employee …

Team Building

17 Skills That Are Hard to Learn but Will Pay Off Forever

#7: Mind your business<p>The best things in life may be free, but that doesn’t mean they won’t take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire.<p>That’s …

Self-improvement

Whiteboard Session: How to Get Up to Speed in Your New Leadership Role

The 17 Painful Life Lessons Men Don't Want to Admit (but Need For Maximum Self-Development)

Learning these will save you years of hardship.<p>Mastering life lessons doesn't need to be painful. When information is available at your fingertips, you can take advantage of the wisdom others discover and integrate that knowledge into your life. And while many men are stubborn--always wanting to …

Mark Twain

All Extremely Happy People Give Up These 17 Behaviors

You have the power to decide how you want to live.<p>Happiness is something that all people want. People spend billions of dollars each year trying to buy material items that are supposed to make them feel fulfilled, only to discover that, once purchased, the goods lose their appeal. Happiness, it …

10 Horrible Habits That Destroy Your Happiness

Appreciating what we have and building on it is work. Feeling sorry for ourselves and staying stuck is no effort at all.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are all constantly in pursuit of happiness. Every day we make choices in life that affect how we feel and think …

Happiness

Impressive 500-square-foot apartment has everything you need

It’s located in the heart of Kiev<p>It’s always fun to take a peek at how the rest of the world does compact apartments. The latest example comes out of Kiev, Ukraine, designed by local firm Martin Architects.<p>Measuring 45 square meters, or about 484 square feet, the one-bedroom appears to be a …

7 TED Talks That Will Inspire You to Succeed

Success comes to those who look for it, not to those who wait for it.<p>Everyone wants to succeed, but not everyone knows how to succeed.<p>There are many things that will help us go the distance, but few are as empowering and inspiring as a TED Talk.<p>Listening to a TED Talk is a great way to gain …

What You Learn When You Finally Start Dating Someone Who Treats You Right

It is a markedly different experience to date someone who is kind, compassionate, loving, and present if you're used to dating jerks, or at least …

7 Things to Expect From Apple's iPhone 7 Event

It's not just about the iPhone.<p>Today's the day. Now that we've all shaken off the rust of a three-day weekend, Apple is ready for its annual iPhone reveal. Expect the event also to include a new version of Apple Watch, a release date for iOS 10, and other announcements detailed below.<p>The show …

IPhone 7

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Every Day

The good news is that, according to science, you have the ability to control the happiness you feel.<p>Although it is, more or less, everyone's ultimate life goal, long-term happiness is something the average person finds incredibly difficult to achieve. The good news is that, according to science, …

7 Leadership Qualities You May Not Know You Have

What does it take to be a great leader?<p>Once upon a time, birth order and socioeconomic status were considered powerful determinants in who would …

Slide the City

<b>Slide the City</b> is a Slip 'N Slide water party event series.[1] This event has taken place in more than 200 cities around the world [2] including, …

Best ways to make your life happy again

by <b>OnlyHeadlines Senior Writer</b><p>Sunday, July 10, 2016<p>Read<p>Best ways to make your life happy again,source via - google search, what's trending<p>Best ways to …

Divorcing with dignity: How modern exes are treating a split as an awakening

<b>The good divorce</b><p><b>Divorce doulas, seamless co-parenting, even time-sharing the family home – these are the hallmarks of the amicable divorce and, as Zosia Bielski reports, they’re gaining ground and radically changing the way we live apart</b><p>Kristin Taylor and her ex-husband, Max Quijano, spend a lot of …

Five Habits Of People Who Get Promoted To Leadership

Are you one step away from a senior leadership role? The secret to getting over the line and being promoted to that new leadership level can be one simple thing: <i>giving yourself permission to lead.</i><p>People are often told that in order to move to their next level they need to “work on their …

Rock Solid Motorcycles Harley Tracker

People don’t half get their panties in a bunch when it comes to the use of the words scrambler and tracker. Sure, some bikes sporting knobblies and …

7 lessons learned growing from $1,000 to $15,000 a month in 100 days

$15,000/mo in 100 days. Here’s how we got here…<p>I’m about to hit “publish.”<p>Do you want to be a cryptocurrency millionaire?Don't get your hopes up.VISIT HARD FORK<p><i>What’s the worst that could happen, right?</i><p><i>Mm… maybe we should wait until tomorrow.</i><p><i>Let me get back to this after taking a few …

Business Strategy

These 7 Questions Will Change The Way You Lead Forever

Coaching is one of the most powerful leadership and sales tools.<p>It can be tempting to dismiss it as time-consuming or handholding, but both of those assumptions are mistaken. In his book, The Coaching Habit, Michael Bungay Stanier gives busy leaders advice on how to coach effectively.<p>In ten minutes …

Business Development

Opinion: After a divorce, how to talk to the kids about money

No matter how rocky the divorce, if the household has children, both parents usually want to make sure the kids feel as secure as possible. Part of …

Parenting

Give Zero F**ks: How to Care Less About What Other People Think

It took me a <i>lot</i> of practice to be the kind of woman that gives zero f*cks and actively care less about what other people think, because I misunderstood what the 'give zero f*cks' mindset is all about. The misconception about women who give zero f*cks is that they have no priorities or passions.<p>In …

Happiness

I've worked in the auto industry for 15 years, and there's one email you should send when you buy a new car

Yes, I know most of you disagree.<p>That said, I've seen every type of negotiator walk through my showroom doors over the last 15 years. I know what it takes for someone to walk out with a smoking deal and get the best deal on a new car.<p>And today, I'm going to share with you what really works: from …

Automotive Industry