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Mexican Food

I wish I was the person my Pocket reading list says I am

In my Pocket lives a well-read person.<p>The app on my phone contains a virtual library of thoughtful deep dives on ISIS and Internet privacy, language and morality, ProPublica investigations and Denise Levertov’s “Annunciation.” I pick up these prizes in travels around the Internet and store them in …

6 Things You Should Never Stop Asking For In Your Relationship

Relationships are give and take. You give your time, thoughts, consideration, care and love to your partner -- and then you expect something in …

Self-help

African entrepreneurs have made Guangzhou a truly global city

There are certain cities in certain eras that stand out as magnets for those across the globe who have dreams. New York in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was such a place, with immigrants at Ellis Island awaiting their chance to pursue the American dream in a new world far from …

China

In the age of WhatsApp, Indians are developing a fetish for exquisite notebooks and pens

A number of Asian countries are well known for their obsession with stationery, but India, for the most part, has not been one of them.<p>While notebooks and other paper products of every shape, size, and colour are widely available for cheap, they’re a far cry from the sumptuous, stylish options on …

Airport profits: ready to depart

WHEN Heathrow airport opened, in 1946, the only retail facilities were a bar with chintz armchairs and a small newsagent’s. The first terminal was a …

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

An Italian Sojourn

Italy had been on my bucket list for a long time for its sights, sounds and flavours. I have read before that Italy is totally different from the …

Italy

How to Get Out of a Funk and Add More Happiness to Your Day

Do you feel like you’ve lost touch with yourself, like you’re stuck in a funk? Like you’re going through the motions, getting things done but …

9 tiny New Year's resolutions that will improve your life in a seriously big way

Every year, New Year’s Eve rolls around and we are bombarded with people talking about their New Year’s resolutions. Growing up it was so exciting to …

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

<i>”Somebody once told me the definition of hell: On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have</i> …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

Goal Setting

How Mobile Apps Are Improving India’s Rickshaws

Noisy and ungainly, India’s three-wheeled auto rickshaws are an iconic form of urban transport that can be hard to love. Without knowing their place in Indian life, an outsider might take one look at their loud engines and open sides and suggest that rickshaws should be replaced with modern …

Innovation

Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

From The New York Public Library<p>Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.<p>Extraordinary leadership is rooted in several capabilities: …

United Nations

How to Say No to Things You Want to Do

We’ve all heard the advice: if you want to be more productive, cut out the TV and Facebook binges, and you can miraculously have five to 10 hours of your life back each week.<p>That is a preposterous suggestion for hard-charging professionals.<p>We’ve already eliminated the fat from our schedules. We …

Webinars

7 Must-Read Tips From Ace iPhone Photographers

Darren Pearson lights up the night with colorful characters and scenes in his LED paintings. For Tree of Light, he “sket<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Darren Pearson<p>1 …

New York City

The accumulation of Pawar: Sharad Pawar and his political journey

In the year of India’s independence, picture a little boy in white shirt and khaki half-pants at a dusty village school in Katewadi in Maharashtra. …

India

5 Reasons Why Prime Lenses Are Better Than Zoom Lenses

The debate always rages between photographers – which is better: zoom lenses, or primes? In this video from, photographer Kai W, with the help of his …

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Self-improvement

How to Get Things Done with Trello

My work involves prioritizing, organizing and managing tasks, information and ideas. I have tried hundreds of todo lists and project management tools …

Project Management

How IndiGo’s Rakesh Gangwal became the king of the blue skies

Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint<p>After an intense morning of negotiations at the Washington office of European jet maker Airbus, sometime in early 2005, …

Aviation

Photographer Recreates Couple’s Wedding After the Hired Shooter Flaked

Matt and Heather Koehler got married in Michigan back on September 12th. Shortly before walking down the aisle, the couple was devastated to find …

See How Refugees Use Selfies to Document Their Journey

Refugees take a selfie after arriving on the island of Lesbos in Greece.<br>Patrick Witty for TIME<p>1 of 16<p>Refugees fleeing war-torn territory have come to …

Photographers

These tweaks to your morning routine will make your entire day more productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. …

Time Management

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

Why India should stop celebrating Teacher’s Day

We have all had great teachers who have shaped our lives. Yet, we can’t pretend that India’s education system is not broken. Most of it has to do with teachers. Indian school students famously don’t ask questions in class. If you ask questions, you are a problem child. When there is rote learning …

Pedagogy

How Wal-Mart hired 2,200 developers and made 'magic'

Consider this:<p>In addition to all the web traffic that a company like Wal-Mart has to deal with, there's all kinds of complex wizardry that goes into wrangling a tremendous amount of data — millions of items, their prices, customer recommendations, warehouse availability — into a website that you …

Diapers

How to Play YouTube Videos in the Background on iOS

The YouTube website is probably the world’s biggest library of songs and music videos that you can watch on any device. You can play your favorite …

Apps

Apple's Tim Cook leads different

Tim Cook assumed he was ready forthe harsh glare that shines on Apple’s (AAPL) CEO. He had, after all, filled in for Jobs three times during the …

Immigration Reform

12 Surprising Ways to Use Evernote You Might Not Have Considered

<b>Keep your medical records.</b> I keep my doctors’ names and contact information, medications and vitamins, surgeries and illnesses in a single note. This …

Productivity