Christos Panidis

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Eight incredible American road trips you must experience in your lifetime

The mythology of the American highway is as deep and long as the Grand Canyon – which you can, incidentally, drive along. Books, music and films have added glamour, ghosts and grit to what in other countries would be merely a long, even boring, drive.<p>Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Bob Dylan’s Highway …

This Is How to Increase Grit, According to Research

Ever feel like you just wanna give up on something? How can you develop the inner strength necessary to achieve your long term goals?<p>Turns out that …

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

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Why This Shaving Startup Made a $100 Million Gamble on a 100-Year-Old Factory

The co-founders of New York City's e-commerce startup Harry's are taking an unconventional path to category disruption--purchasing a nearly century-old factory in Germany.<p>The smell of dying unicorns is in the air on a gray February day in downtown Manhattan. The Nasdaq has just fallen to a 15-month …

Wearable patch predicts patients’ next heart attack before it happens

The problem with doctors is you only see them after you’re sick. Prevention is preferable.<p>A new generation of wearable sensors is finally living up to that promise by letting patients get constant, personalized care wherever they go. The convergence of several innovations—small, efficient …

'Shark Tank' Star Robert Herjavec's Top 5 Small-Business Marketing Tips

When Robert Herjavec wanted to start his own company, people discouraged him. They said he couldn’t do it. He had zero experience, he didn’t have a business degree and he knew nothing about running a business.<p>The headstrong <i>Shark Tank</i> star investor steamrolled ahead anyway. In 1990, he launched his …

This Is Why I Never Hire Product Managers

<i>I’ve spent 20 years in my career building and leading product teams. But I have a contrarian approach when it comes to hiring product managers. For</i> …

10 Action Verbs That Define a Great Leader (Hint: They All Start With the Letter R)

These power words are always in the toolkit of great leaders.<p>Great leaders know how to act on what they know.<p>After a period of evaluation and discussion, they get out of the comfortable confines of their offices and go out into the hallways and conferences rooms, making decisions, interacting with …

Leonardo Vignoli’s Cacio e Pepe

<i>Cacio e pepe di Leonardo Vignoli</i><p>Cacio is the local Roman dialect word for Pecorino Romano, a sheep’s-milk cheese made in the region since ancient …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

We're conditioned to believe that jaw-dropping, body-transforming results are achieved only by putting in the hours. But if you've been adhering to the muscle-isolating back-and-bi, chest-and-tri gospel, the truth is, you're doing it wrong.<p><i>By Michael Beck, GQ.</i><p>Getty Images<p>It sounds like a bad …

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5 Vintage Motorcycles Under $5,000

Motorcycles are undeniably cool. Riding one requires skill and bravery to master, and their design is a perfect minimalist blend of form and …

Watch the Entire 50-Year Evolution of the Porsche 911

From spindly and air-cooled to turbocharged beast.<p>The joke about Porsche never changing the design of the 911 is, at best, played out. Yes, the car has maintained a similar silhouette over the last five decades of its existence. Yes, the engine is still at the wrong end of the chassis. But …

The 9 Best Marketing And Sales Analytics - Every Manager Should Know About

Sales and marketing analytics are essential to unlocking commercially relevant insights, increasing revenue and profitability, and improving brand perception. With the help of the right analytics, you can uncover new markets, new audience niches, areas for future development and much more. Let’s …

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What To Learn From Eli Manning's Leadership Eyes

The Denver Broncos and their quarterback Peyton Manning had just scored the clinching touchdown in the Super Bowl. The camera turned from the field to the Manning family, where Peyton’s brother had a look of consternation instead of celebration. The internet lit up with people scolding him for not …

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The 10 Biggest Lessons I Learned While Building a $3.5 Million Business

How massive failure eventually led to a seven-figure business.<p>"This experience is probably at least as valuable as an MBA from an Ivy League university."<p>That's what my dad said after I folded my first startup and totaled my debt: $250,000. Back then, those words brought little consolation. Only in …

The 10 Most Romantic Small Towns in Italy

When it comes to setting the mood, Italy has so much more to offer than serenades along the canals of Venice. In fact, some of its most dreamy holiday destinations are little-known towns and villages, from low-key Sicilian seaside escapes to medieval hamlets in the Umbrian countryside. This roundup …

The 5 Best American Road Trips

1 of 5<p>Route 66, Chicago To Santa Monica<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 5<p>Big Sky Country, Montana and Wyoming<p>3 of 5<p>California State Route 1 (Pacific Coast …

Here’s the Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p><b>What schedule do the pros use? What</b> …

This Kickstarter Will Change the Way You Bring Lunch to Work

It happens to the best of us: Whether you’re trying to save money by bringing lunch to the office or you’re upping your health game by cooking your food (good on you, girl!), resolutions to make your lunches ahead for work aren’t restricted to just the beginning of a new year. Everyone talks about …

A pair of designers is making watches out of vintage car parts

Based in Munich, Germany, Junik Lifestyle is an independent watch strap manufacturer that sources vintage leather from sports cars and private jets to make unique watch straps. Its latest model 'Reggio', is a black-and-red racing strap that incorporates leather from the Ferrari 458 Italia Spider …

6 Classic Colognes Every Man Should Own

<i>Last Updated October, 2017: Prices and links have been updated.</i><p>The word <i>perfume</i> originates from the Latin word <i>perfumare</i>, meaning “to smoke through.” …

Greece's 17 most beautiful beaches

7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22

As of this writing, I’m 22. In the last 12 months I’ve generated a million dollars in commissions in one of the most competitive industries on the …

Couple Enlightens Son with a 4-Month Adventure to 41 European Countries on a Motorcycle

For many people, it's a dream to drop everything and explore a new part of the world. In the summer of 2015, photographer Mihai Barbu and his girlfriend Oana Leulescu made this their reality and took their 4-year-old son Vladimir on an adventure he'll never forget. They spent four months traveling …

Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

From The New York Public Library<p>Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.<p>Extraordinary leadership is rooted in several capabilities: …

This is why you’re burning out: Science proves being on call is just as stressful as working

<b>(Scene still from "Office Space")</b><p>Physiology, psychology make it harder for you to unwind if there’s even the possibility of your having to punch in<p>Victoria Sayo Turner<p>January 10, 2016 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>We would all appreciate a healthy …

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What I learned from studying Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's schedule for a year

Amidst the growing numbers of tasks, relationships, and operations to manage, ecommerce leaders still only have the same number of hours in a given day.<p>Through my work at Exact Media, I've worked with some of the brightest leaders in the ecommerce space.<p>To better understand them, their needs, and …

The Mediterranean Coast's 10 Best-Kept Secrets

<i>By Michelle Schuman for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Ibiza, Nice, the Amalfi Coast. These Mediterranean gems are popular for good reason: gorgeous beaches, incredible food and that worlds-away feeling. But they can also be a little, well, crowded. Here's where to enjoy the Mediterranean Coast's …

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A Profound Contradiction of Human Existence

“<i>Science does not reveal the meaning of our existence, but it does draw back some of the veils.</i>”<p>“Be not deceived,” Epictetus writes in <i>The Discourses</i>, …