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Il Salviatino - Florence, Italy

A genially restored 15th-century Renaissance villa nestled amidst the picturesque hills of Fiesole, Il Salviatino looks and feels like a miniature …

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5 innovations in BMW's latest luxury car

The company's latest 7 Series sedan is packed with innovations — some of which aren't legal yet in the US, unfortunately.<p>Tech Insider got a chance to check out the car in person and try out some of its highly touted tech features.<p>Check it out.

Innovation

The one thing you should do every Sunday evening to guarantee a successful week

Most people spend Sunday nights watching TV, relaxing, and trying not to think about the challenging week ahead. After a calm weekend spent with my family or enjoying free time, I'm also ready to take it easy.<p>But, before I drop my head down on the pillow I practice one very critical habit to ensure …

Success

Finalists Unveiled For This Year's National Book Awards

Shortlists for the National Book Awards went public Wednesday, halving the number of nominees to just 20 finalists. Among the books that have survived the second round of cuts, a few clear favorites are beginning to emerge — while others have been displaced by less familiar names.<p>The full lists of …

Books

Man Booker winner's debut novel rejected nearly 80 times

Marlon James, the Jamaican winner of this year’s Man Booker prize for fiction, has revealed that he briefly abandoned writing after his first novel was rejected nearly 80 times.<p>The author told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme he had not slept since A Brief History of Seven Killings was announced as …

Books

The 25 best-performing CEOs in the world, according to the Harvard Business Review

To compile the ranking, HBR considered total shareholder return and the change in each company's market capitalization. This year, HBR also added a measurement of each company's environmental, social, and governance performance (using ESG scores from investment research firm Sustainalytics). …

CEOs

How Introverts Can Make the Most of Conferences

For introverts, attending a conference can feel exhausting. But if you avoid conferences — or just avoid talking to anyone while attending them — it can hurt your career and your business. The good news is that you don’t have to go against the grain of your own personality to get value from …

Public Speaking

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New York City

A financial planner says there's something everyone should do before trying to get rich

That's why we like insight into how rich people get to where they are, from the actions they take to the habits they foster to the strategies regular people use to become millionaires.<p>However, says certified financial planner Jeff Rose, founder of Alliance Wealth Management, there's something …

Personal Finance

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How Tesla, Under Armour, and Sonos Do Branding

The network effect, which describes how services and technologies become more valuable as more people use them, has driven the success of many internet companies. But it is not confined to the tech sector. One group of high-growth consumer brands, in particular, has been harnessing the power of the …

Under Armour

The Daily Routines of Geniuses

Juan Ponce de León spent his life searching for the fountain of youth. I have spent mine searching for the ideal daily routine. But as years of color-coded paper calendars have given way to cloud-based scheduling apps, routine has continued to elude me; each day is a new day, as unpredictable as a …

Startups

Putin celebrates 63rd birthday with ice hockey game and seven goals

<b>(CNN) —</b> Not the kind of guy to miss a flattering photo op, Russian President Vladimir Putin put his skates on for his 63rd birthday and took to the ice.<p>The leader, famous for posing shirtless on horseback and in other unashamedly macho situations, played in a hockey game Wednesday night alongside …

Russia

Blogging Home The Bacon: The Linda Ikeji Story - Ventures Africa

The history of blogging sounds like any other ’History of’ – not very exciting. Yet blogs, an online platform where people share information and …

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