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Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking

Are you feeling uninspired and stuck? Perhaps it's the people around you. Here are five ways to get people to challenge and inspire you to success.<p>It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. …

DIY Drink Umbrellas

<i>Every other week, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: Bring the spirit of Spring Break to your next party with DIY drink umbrellas.</i><p>Whether or not you’ve managed to fit a raucous sunny vacation into your year so far, you …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Beaches

12 Ways To Be Happier At Work In Less Than 10 Minutes

If you ask bestselling author Sharon Salzberg, she'll tell you that it's a combination of knowing what you're doing in the moment and feeling like your work is meaningful.<p>At the intersection of that in-the-moment awareness and overall meaning is <i>mindfulness,</i> Salzberg argues in her new book, "Real …

Why Incentives Don't Actually Motivate People To Do Better Work

You would think that rewarding people for being good at their jobs would make them better at them.<p>But social science shows that it doesn't, for a number of reasons.<p>The go-to cliché for motivation is <i>the</i> <i>carrot and the stick,</i> with the carrot being the sweet reward and the stick the thwapping …

Harvard Business School

M&S planning overseas expansion

<b>Marks and Spencer has announced plans to open 250 stores abroad and increase international profits by 40% over the next three years.</b><p>The UK retailer is planning to open stores in markets such as France, India, Russia, China and the Middle East.<p>The expansion includes 20 food outlets in Paris and …

Don't get burned by hot 3D stocks

New York (MarketWatch) — It's no secret that 3D printing is hot. Stocks in the space have been the favorite of momentum investors. There is no doubt …

Stock Markets

Here's Why Conflict Is Actually Good For Business

But, as it turns out, conflict can be a good thing for your business. "It can even be great," says Joel Peterson, chairman of JetBlue Airways, in a recent LinkedIn post.<p>Peterson says workplace conflict is inevitable; it arises in every office. Employees argue over creative differences; squabble …

Leadership