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This Is the Itinerary You Need If You're Traveling to Greece

Located in Southeastern Europe and neighbored by islands dotted across the Aegean and Ionian seas, Greece is known for its pristine beaches, ancient …

European Travel

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

Books

9 Signs an Employee Deserves a Promotion (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional employees ask their boss is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>For some bosses, the answer to getting promoted is obvious: complete a specific task, gain a certain amount of experience, or simply be the next in …

Self-improvement

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

How New Managers Can Send the Right Leadership Signals

One of the most exciting and — sometimes anxiety-producing transitions in a career — comes when you move from being an individual contributor to becoming a manager. At this juncture, <i>what you think, what you say, and how you show up —</i> in effect, your leadership presence — can have a direct impact on …

Leadership

13 Bountiful Vegan Salads to Devour for This Summer’s Meatless Monday

These days, salads aren’t the boring ol’ sides they used to be. Between earthy beet salads, warming winter options, and even lettuce-free versions, many are sneaking into the “main dish” category. What makes these salads so appealing is the variety of ingredients, of course. Luckily, with a wide …

Healthy Eating

A Data Scientist Has Mapped The Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

The 13 cheapest destinations for a beach holiday in Europe

Post Office Travel Money has released the findings of its latest Holiday Costs Barometer, revealing the cheapest beach destinations for a summer …

Coca-Cola

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Italy

Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food—or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty. No list of "bests" or "tops" from among the thousands of possibilities could be definitive. So …

Italy

Buenos Aires by bike

Almost completely flat with a network of bike lanes now covering more than 130km, cycling is often the quickest and always the most pleasurable way to get around in Buenos Aires.<p>Cycling around Argentina's capital, you’ll find yourself part of the city’s greatest charm: the everyday lives of its …

Argentina

9 Awesome Honeymoon Trips No One Takes

There isn't a more exciting time to get away with your special someone than post nuptials. If your wedding is coming up, maybe you're dreaming about escaping to the flawless, white-sand beaches of the Caribbean, Thailand or even Greece. We understand; we love the idea of a sunny, tropical, relaxing …

Cape Town

5 Must-See National Parks

From the vast Alaskan backcountry to the swampy subtropics of southern Florida, the diversity and drama of America's natural landscape is rivaled by few other nations. Thankfully, our forefathers had the foresight to preserve our environmental treasures by laying the groundwork for an extensive …

National Parks

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

Microsoft Earns $2 Billion A Year From Android: Is It Time To Drop Xbox?

Android is a more profitable business for Microsoft than the combination of their Skype, Windows Phone, and Xbox units according to Nomura analyst Rick Sherlund.<p>The tech giant earns $2 billion a year from patent royalties on Android alone, and according to Business Insider, Sherlund estimates that …

Timeless Branding Lessons From A Young Steve Jobs

To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own.<p>“It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. “<p>That chance to make a memory, he says, is the essence of brand …

Brand Marketing

Sales Pitching: Identify Your Unique Selling Proposition | Inc.com

<i>Editor's note: This article first appeared on Mark Suster's blog Both Sides of the Table.</i><p>In my first enterprise software company we developed a methodology for sales that we called PUCCKA, which I wrote about previously<p>Having a good sales methodology can help you ensure your company runs more …

Business Strategy

A Completely Grueling (And Life-Changing) 7 Minute Workout - The Fox Is Black

What if it took you only 7 minutes to get a full body workout? That’s the claim of an article in the May-June issue of the American College of Sports …