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This Study of 300,000 Leaders Revealed the Top 10 Traits for Success

According to leadership development consultants Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman, these are the skills that leaders need to succeed.<p>Leadership was once called by historian James MacGregor Burns "one of the most observed and least understood phenomena on earth." Given the results of some recent …

Fine wine prices outstrip diamonds, fine art and classic cars – research

Fine wine price growth ‘powers ahead’ of luxury sectors like classic cars, jewellery and fine art, according to Knight Frank’s newly published Luxury …

11 billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform the world's greatest cities by 2035

The world is rapidly urbanizing. The United Nations predicts that the number of people living in cities could double by 2050 — to 6.5 billion.<p>To …

Basic Survival Tips Every Adventure Traveler Should Know

Don't get caught unprepared.<p>Adventure travelers can find a thrill from spending time reconnecting with nature, regardless of their level of …

Roger Federer: Tennis Genius Is Doing the Impossible

Tennis superstar had nothing left to prove. Not to his fans. Not to his opponents. Not to himself.<p>Part of the joy of watching Roger Federer – which …

Tennis

4 life hacks from ancient philosophers that will make you happier

You’ve probably heard about Stoics or Stoicism — and most of what you know is wrong.<p>They weren’t joyless bores. The ancient Stoics were the first …

Live a Life You Won't Regret by Avoiding the Top 5 Things People Regret Most | Inc.com

Regret is one of the most challenging emotions we face in life. It's particularly difficult because there's nothing you can do about the things you did, or didn't do, in your past. In fact, I find regret more challenging than the fear of failure. The thing I fear most is waking up one day and …

Happiness

Menu

The Top Pasta Salad Recipe According to Pinterest

If you're attending a BBQ or picnic in the next few months, then you know that pasta salad will be on the menu. In fact, pasta salad is so ubiquitous …

Cooking

How the shape of your glass really does affect the taste of your wine

Follow this guide to see which wine glass will help your favourite wine taste its best<p>If you have always been convinced that wine tastes better out …

Bed Nooks: The Architectural Womb We Never Want to Leave

(Image credit: Dwell)<p>What's more exciting than a well-dressed bed? How about a well-dressed bed tucked into a cozy nook? You might have to do a …

San Francisco

Octopuses Do Something Really Strange to Their Genes

It might be connected to their extraordinary intelligence.<p>Octopuses have three hearts, parrot-like beaks, venomous bites, and eight semi-autonomous arms that can taste the world. They squirt ink, contort through the tiniest of spaces, and melt into the world by changing both color and texture. They …

10 Reasons Why You Haven't Fulfilled Your Potential | Inc.com

You're frustrated that you aren't where you think you should be in life. With your career, your family, and your bank account--and you can't put your finger on the problem. You just want to be happy.<p>Here's the brutal reality you need to confront. The problem is you. You have to get out of your own …

Motivation

11 Ways Successful People Deal With People They Don't Like

Everyone has to interact with someone they don't get along with every once in a while, so be prepared the next time it happens to you.<p>Author of A Paperboy's Fable: The 11 Principles of Success<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s inevitable that you’ll encounter people …

The Secret to Looking Younger Forever

In her new book, <i>Younger</i>, Dr. Sara Gottfried, our go-to expert for all over-forty health concerns, shows why aging gets a bad rap that isn’t deserved: …

5 Signs That You're About to Burn Out | Inc.com

While we all know the value of working hard and pushing ourselves beyond our limits, there's definitely a limit to how much we're able to do that on a regular basis. Even the best leaders and workers know that, if you fail to take any time for yourself to rest and recuperate, you'll be much more …

Immune System

This brilliant website tells you what to make for dinner based on what’s in your fridge

How much do you hate coming up with dinner ideas after a long day of work? If you answered anything other than “I hate it more than anything on this …

Recipes

17 On-the-Rise Designers You Should Know Now Photos

If there's one constant takeaway each year from <i>Architectural Digest</i>'s highly anticipated Design Show, it's that there's no shortage of great design. From the handcrafted furnishings in the Made section to innovative lighting, beautiful hardware, and cutting-edge appliances, there's also no shortage …

The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say

Over the years, scientists have come up with a lot of ideas about why we sleep.<p>Some have argued that it’s a way to save energy. Others have suggested that slumber provides an opportunity to clear away the brain’s cellular waste. Still others have proposed that sleep simply forces animals to lie …

Neuroscience

13 phenomenal reasons to drink more wine

Wine sometimes gets a bad rap.<p>Sure, overconsumption can be hazardous, and you may have made some terrible life choices thanks to wine. But drink wine …

This coffee-avocado smoothie recipe might be the best thing to happen to your mornings

The mornings that allow for sitting and savoring a hot cup of coffee <i>and</i> a plate of avocado toast are to be treasured. But the reality is that the …

Breakfast

How to Cultivate the Art of Serendipity

DO some people have a special talent for serendipity? And if so, why?<p>In 2008, an inventor named Steve Hollinger lobbed a digital camera across his studio toward a pile of pillows. “I wasn’t trying to make an invention,” he said. “I was just playing.” As his camera flew, it recorded what most of us …

Creativity

Evolution Made Really Smart People Long to Be Loners

Psychologists have a pretty good idea of what typically makes a human happy. Dancing delights us. Being in nature brings us joy. And, for most …

Scientists take on what was once thought impossible: reversing aging

Thinning and graying hair, wrinkles, arthritis, cataracts, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and maybe dementia. The list of age-related maladies is …

Telomere

Eleven common traits of highly intelligent people

Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know …

19 Healthier Takes on Risotto That Won't Have You Stirring for Hours

Risotto is often one of those dishes we save for restaurants, under the assumption that it takes way too long to make at home. While the extra arm …

The Skills You Should Highlight When You're Underqualified for a Job

You see a job you’d like to apply for—but there’s a catch, you don’t meet all of the requirements. Despite that, you know the difference between …

Scientists Just Discovered There Are 'Bees' in The Oceans

Huh...<p>For the first time, researchers have found evidence that underwater ecosystems have pollinators that perform the same task as bees on land.<p>Just …

Hanging out with friends in times of stress heals us by rewiring our biology

Whether offering us consolation after the death of a loved one or commiseration when our team loses yet again, our social relationships are invaluable for helping us lead happier, less stressful lives. And humans aren’t alone in this respect. The role of social interactions and bonds in reducing …

Psychology