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Top 3 Best Luxury Apartment Rentals In Rome - Luxury Travel Diary

Related: Rome<p>Rome, the capital of Italy in Europe is a fabulous, cosmopolitan city with 3,000 years of impressive, globally influential art, …

Italy

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

Wildflowers

Relationship Advice: How to Use Mindfulness to Strengthen Your Relationship

The art of being mindful has become a big topic of discussion lately, but what, exactly, is it?<p>At its core, being mindful simply means being present in the moment and focusing on all of the sensory details of your environment, how you're feeling, and what people around you are saying to …

Mindfulness

20 Brutal Truths About Relationships No One Wants to Admit

Stop settling for lackluster relationships and start taking risks.<p>In a world full of superficial greetings and surface-level chatter, it's of vital importance you confront truths that you may not like to hear.<p>When forced to encounter fears that otherwise go unacknowledged, you grow and adapt, …

Relationships

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How to use bronzer and highlighter on mature skin

Adding bronzer and highlighter to your skin will help to give a healthy youthful glow as well as adding definition and structure.<p>In the video above, make-up artist Lisa Potter-Dixon demonstrates how to correctly apply bronzer for a natural finish and how to add structure and glow to the face with …

10 Ideas to Store Shoes In Your Entryway

No matter how many pairs of feet live in your home, you always have multiple pairs of shoes for each season. Your closet may be the biggest offender …

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

10 Reasons Why Happiness Is Eluding You

It seems like happiness is just beyond your grasp, no matter how hard you try to feel good. It may feel like a lot of people have this "happiness" …

Happiness

10 essential books on personal growth to boost your self-belief

Although it might sound cheesy, self-confidence comes from within. But sometimes we all need a little boost. So to help give you a nudge in the right …

Self-improvement

A former lawyer who's been running a business remotely for 8 years shares her favorite tools for working on the road

Spotty Wi-Fi, noisy cafes, and constantly changing time zones are all par for the course.<p>But these stumbling blocks haven't stopped Jodi Ettenberg, a former corporate lawyer who left the legal profession to travel in 2008, from working while roaming from continent to continent.<p>Ettenberg sustains …

National Parks Adventures to Go On Before You Die

Seven experiences to start planning now.<p>Many visitors to America's national parks do the same things: they go geyser-watching in Yellowstone, peer …

Under-$20 Makeup The Pros Actually Swear By

The gap between mass and prestige beauty products has never been so small. In fact, it seems that nearly every day a top celebrity makeup artist …

Red Carpet

6 Ways To Protect Yourself From the Narcissist in Your Life

Last week I discussed 10 signs of narcissistic behavior that can be very detrimental to others, primarily those who have grown to trust the …

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. It is a choice. What do you need to remember if you want to be TRULY happy?

24 Hours in L.A.’s Koreatown with Native Son Roy Choi

The food truck chef tells us about his new restaurants and his favorite things to do in K-town.<p>Roy Choi is a multi-faceted chef and entrepreneur, a …

Ice Cream

Generation Y am I here? Half of 25-34-year-olds dream of leaving their day job

The majority of young professionals in workplaces across the UK want to leave the rat race to start their own business, a new study has found<p>The daily grind continues to fall out of favour with Generation Y, or the "Millennials" as this group of 25 to 34-year-olds are often called.<p>A study of 1,000 …

Why Big Business Fails At Innovation

<i>The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.</i> – John Stuart Mill<p>Big businesses don’t seem to be very innovative. An informal glance around the big business landscape won’t reveal much in the way of innovation beyond perhaps the …

How to Develop the Next Generation of Innovators: Stop Treating Everyone the Same Way

You may have never heard of Joseph Schumpeter, an eccentric Austrian economist who taught at Harvard in the 1930s and '40s. But to those of us who study the strategic and financial dynamics of innovation, he is far more influential than his peers John Maynard Keynes or Milton Friedman. Schumpeter …

Enough With the Free Food, Already. Millennials Want Opportunity and Fair Pay

With the impending exodus of Baby Boomers from the workplace over the next decade and the insurgence of Millennials into it, Millennials are expected to make up roughly 75% of the workforce by 2025. That’s why it’s essential that winning organizations figure out what makes Millennials tick. So …

The 'Boring' Trait Google Looks For In Its Leaders

<i>This post originally appeared on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>The prototypical leader is a hero: gives the rousing speech, inspires the troops and shows up at the last minute to save the day. At least that’s how leaders are portrayed. but that’s not at all what Google discovered as their most important …

How To Figure Out If You Should Quit A Job You Hate

Step away from the resignation letter: Consider these coping options before bailing out of your awful job.<p>First of all, you’re not alone. That sinking feeling you get on Sunday nights when you know you’re only eight hours away from staff meeting hell is shared by many. But, you can’t just keep …

Millennials Will Overtake Baby Boomers to Become America's Biggest Generation

There’s a lot of them: 75 million total, in fact.<p>Millennials, or individuals born between 1981 and 1997, are set to become the most populous …

Demographics

What Leadership Will Look Like In 20 Years

Let’s face it, most of us are addicted technology futurists. Who doesn’t enjoy speculating about what technology marvels will be commonplace in the coming decades? Will it be 3D printing? Artificial intelligence? “Singularity”? All are buzzwords of the emerging technology future.<p><i>But what about</i> …

Corn-Jalapeño Fritters

4 Servings<p>Never met a corn fritter recipe we didn’t like, and we love this one.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large eggs, beaten to blend<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more<p>2 cups fresh corn kernels<p>1 scallion, thinly sliced<p>½ jalapeño, seeded, …

Why I Believe In Noble Purpose

It’s the key question every leader needs to ask: Do you have a “Noble Purpose?” Or do you just sell stuff?<p>The answer is directly linked to your profitability.<p>The data is clear, organizations with a Noble Purpose (that focus on improving life for their customers) outperform organizations that are …

How To Fold A Fitted Sheet

Almost no one knows how to fold a fitted sheet properly. Impress your friends and loved ones right away by learning how to fold a fitted sheet perfectly.<p><i>Produced by Will Wei. Additional camera by Matt Johnston.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

Leadership@USC

What to do about a Toxic Leader?<p>by Robert B. Denhardt<p>Director of Leadership Programs, Price School of Public Policy<p>University of Southern …