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This German hotel is stocking rooms with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights instead of the traditional bible and that's actually pretty cool

A lot of strange things have been found in hotel rooms. Ask a hotel worker and you’ll hear the craziest stories about things people left behind. But …

19+ spots that prove Idaho is the most underrated state in the US

It seems like Idaho is the state you drive through to get somewhere else, and for the most part, that’s how we locals like it. But, just in case …

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How to Get Google to Instantly Index Your New Website

<i>Do you want more organic search traffic to your site?</i><p>I’m willing to bet the answer is yes – we all do!<p>Organic search traffic is critical for growing …

Google Search

What Agile Concepts Are Being Used Outside of Product Development?

<i>What are some examples of Agile concepts being successfully used outside of IT/software product development? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Alex Cowan, Faculty at UVA Darden & Partner at</b> …

How to write a novel this year: 'I'm surprised at how much time I find'

It is liberating and terrifying to write whatever comes into my head. The following morning, I read over it: it’s full of cliches<p>• From being happier to quitting sugar – how to achieve your goal<p>Ambition, people say, is an itch, begging to be realised. I’ve been intending to write a book for a …

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Your Self-Consciousness Is Killing Your Creativity

<i>“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.”―</i> <b>Harvey</b> …

A year ago, I quit my job to start a business — here's what I wish someone had told me at the beginning

My goal was to create a life where I could travel more, learn more, have greater ownership over my time, and work in my pajamas.<p>I spent six months preparing, but I still wasn't prepared for the plot twists, the highs, and the lows.<p>Over the last 12 months, I've collaborated with 29 clients from …

The Key to Work-Life Balance? Integration of Those 2 Concepts.

Want to change into Lycra tights and take a 5-mile bike ride at lunch? That's absolutely fine, if it helps you produce brilliant work that afternoon.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The realities of maintaining a work-life balance have always been challenging. …

Work-life Balance

FTSE 100 CEOs will have earned the average UK annual salary by lunchtime tomorrow

LONDON - By lunchtime on Thursday the median FTSE 100 boss will have earned the average UK salary of £28,200 ($33,000), according to a report by the High Pay Centre.<p>Median CEO pay in 2015 was £4 million, which works out at £1,009 an hour, taking into account the extra time a company chief will have …

How Design Thinking Reshaped Microsoft Products

10 years ago, I used to be a Windows operating system user and always asked myself; why is it so complicated? The screen is full of functions with …

You can’t unsee Tedlexa, the Internet of Things/AI bear of your nightmares

A Teddy Ruxpin + an Arduino + a Raspberry Pi + Amazon Alexa = What could go wrong?<p>It's been 50 years since Captain Kirk first spoke commands to an …

Female artists unite in the face of a new political era

In just over two weeks, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America – leader of the free world. Understandably, people are pissed. Women are pissed.<p>In time for Trump’s inauguration, held on 20 January, and the 45th anniversary of the 1973 landmark case Roe …

Understanding Logo Types

Logo design is a strange bird. Some logos undergo vigorous $500k processes while others are simply sketched on napkins in seconds. Does it matter? …

Graphic Design

Philographics Presents a Visual Dictionary of Philosophy: 95 Philosophical Concepts as Graphic Designs

We so often hear pictures described as worth a thousand words apiece, but the Philographics project seems to have found a way to increase that value …

Los Angeles

The First 90 Minutes Rule to Peak Performance

You are most productive in the morning. You’re fresh and focused in the morning, even if you don’t feel it. Your best work happens within a short …

Column: Why we need to say goodbye to work

The following is the first of two adapted excerpts from historian James Livingston’s new book, “No More Work: Why Full Employment is a Bad Idea.”<p>Work …

8 Brutal Life Lessons That Will Immediately Make You More Successful

Success isn't always easy--but learning these lessons now will propel you to the top.<p>Ask any successful entrepreneur how they got to the top, and they'll tell you they had to face plenty of harsh truths and realities to get there.<p>This isn't meant to be intimidating; it's empowering! Plenty of …

Motivation

5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Outsource Immediately to Save More Time

Are you an entrepreneur looking to save time and money? Start outsourcing these five things today.<p>The saying goes that entrepreneurs are the only people who will work 80 hours to avoid working 40. More often than not, they're also the only people who will try to do everything themselves to save …

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Job hopping can be a good strategy for young workers

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I am a millennial and just started a new job at a very small company. I really like the work I do and the leaders of the company. However, I don’t make enough to move out of my parents’ home and be financially secure. I live in the Washington, D.C., area and make $50,000. For an …

Mark Zuckerberg and philanthropy: it’s not like it was in Rockefeller’s day | Evgeny Morozov

Mark Zuckerberg has ploughed funds into health and education but there’s a fine line between philanthropy and speculation<p>A world where billionaires were blunt and forthright, where they preferred pillaging the world to saving it, was far less confusing. The robber barons of the industrial era – …

10 Signs you are succeeding in life even if you don’t feel you are

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share60<p>+13<p>Shares 81<p>If you’re ambitious, you’re bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments …

The best advice an ex-Googler turned startup CEO has for people in their 20s is just 2 words

After working at Google for two years, the University of Pennsylvania graduate left to cofound WayUp, a site used by hundreds of thousands of college students to find jobs at places like Microsoft, Uber, The New York Times, Disney, and Google.<p>Wessel, the chief executive of her startup, attributes …