Cody Silva

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The Book of Disquiet (Penguin Classics)

<b>The prizewinning, complete and unabridged translation—“the best English-language version we are likely to see for a long time, if ever” (The</b> …

What if a Company Maximized Jobs Over Profits?

All over Silicon Valley, venture capitalists are asking entrepreneurs “How scalable is your business model?” What they really mean is, “Can you grow without having to hire people?”<p>In our digital economy, value creation and job creation don’t always go together. Consider that Whatsapp just sold for …

Surviving a Start-Up’s Transition from Projects to Processes

“Why change my leadership style? It got us to this point, where we’ve established a real beachhead in our market.”<p>These are the famous last words of many an entrepreneur. Failing to realize that critical transition points in the growth of an enterprise require leaders to shift emphasis, they …

Assess Your CEO’s Strategic Fit Over Time

Roger Federer can arguably be considered the greatest tennis player of all time, having won 16 Grand Slam titles—and yet he lost every French Open Championship he played against Rafael Nadal. Few would suggest that Nadal was a better overall tennis player. But on the clay courts of Paris’ Roland …

How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To

There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near. And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren’t you going to try to go to the gym …

Executives’ Biggest Productivity Challenges, Solved

<i>Robert Pozen knows a little something about thriving at the top — he’s the former chairman of MFS Investment Management, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, and the author of the book Extreme Productivity. I recently asked him about how demands on executives — and CEOs in particular —</i> …

10 Places Every American Should See

California's Pacific Highway 1 runs 135 miles between San Luis Obispo and Monterey.<p><i>Photo Courtesy Wangkun Jia / Dreamstime.com. Article by Sean O'Neill, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every …

What Are the Best Travel Hacks?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>Answer by Thomas Snerdley,</i><p>Here is 44 years of travel advice from a military brat and a military veteran who's been around the world a time or three.<p>The Two Bag System. Every pro traveler I've ever met travels light using some variation of this …

Hey liberal arts grads, there's hope for you yet, salary study shows

Turns out English majors aren't doomed to work for Starbucks wages for the rest of their lives.<p>While liberal arts majors typically have a harder time finding jobs and make less than their college classmates in other fields, they close much of the salary and unemployment gap over time, a new report …

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International Tourist Arrivals Reach Record 1.087 Billion in 2013

International tourist arrivals reached a record 1.087 billion in 2013, the United National World Tourism Organization announced today. This is up 5 …

Do You Know What Makes Your Company Distinctive?

Every company has a limited amount of time, money, and resources that it can invest in innovation. That’s why they should focus their energies on opportunities that will set them apart from their competition — that is, they should innovate where they differentiate.<p>One company that does this …

17 Places You Have To Visit To Truly Understand

Some places are portrayed just perfectly in photos-- in fact, they look even better in photos, because their real-life versions are polluted with crowds and chaos (cough, Eiffel Tower, cough).<p>Other wonders, however, are not so overrated. A picture could never do justice to their majesty, because …

Best Places to Stay: Northern Lights

If you’ve never seen the northern lights, there’s still time to catch the spectacular display this year. The aurora borealis–named, aptly, after the Roman goddess of dawn and the Greek word for the north wind–can appear on a clear night from September through April, and is often at its most intense …

Skift Business Traveler: Getting Into the Credit Card Game

What to Know Now<p>Several separate parties over the last few weeks have asked me about the best credit card for business travel so I figured I’d bring …

3 Perfect Tokyo and Kyoto Itineraries

While there are countless worthwhile tourist destinations spread throughout Japan, like Osaka, Hiroshima, and Mount Fuji, most travelers only have …

10 Deals for The NY Times ' 'Places to Go in 2014'

Last week, <i>The New York Times</i> published its "52 Places to Go in 2014" list. Our deal experts, always on the pulse of the hottest travel trends, already scoured the globe for deals in these must-visit destinations. We've rounded up our favorite deals in these recommended vacation spots to make 2014 …

The Resurgence of British Cuisine

Who's afraid of English food? Not us—not anymore. These days, British chefs are looking to their storied past to create some of Europe's most …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

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 …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

The best countries for food

Food and travel go together like planes and airports. No matter where you go you'll have little trouble finding at least one culinary experience that will help you understand the local culture. In some countries the food is <i>the</i> highlight, drawing many a foodie to its borders, like a moth to a flame. …