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Want happy customers? Focus on happy employees | Organization

September 10, 2018 – <i>by Gila Vadnai-Tolub</i><p>It was 5:18 a.m. – after a five-hour, red-eye flight – when I arrived at the tony Vineyard Resort, where in …

Customer Experience

A short and sweet history of Kendal Mint Cake

A happy accident<p>The peppermint walkers’ treat has been produced in Cumbria since 1869. It is widely believed to be the result of a batch of glacier mints that “went wrong”, when confectioner Joseph Wiper left the boiled solution overnight and it turned cloudy and solidified. The recipe consists of …

Mount Everest

10 Reasons Why You Aren't Growing As a Leader (and Why You Should Still Try) | Inc.com

There's no shortage of leadership content available. As you're reading this article, millions of other people around the world are gaining knowledge on how to become better leaders via YouTube, blogs, audiobooks, and podcasts. But the alarming part is, the improvement to content consumed ratio is …

Consciousness

Explore the World as a Roving Retiree

One retired couple proves there's no need to slow down (or settle down) in retirement.<p>Eager to hit the road, Roxanne and David Draves decided to …

Definitive Proof That Modern Living Rooms Are Warm and Inviting

Although modern décor isn't usually associated with words like "warm" and "inviting," we're on a mission to officially put the contemporary "cold" …

Living Rooms

Pilgrims’ progress: an ancient walking trail in Sweden

When a friend and I set out to tackle West Sweden’s Dalsland Pilgrim Trail, we expected we’d have a pleasant enough time of it. We’d be wandering through vast forests, swimming in (and drinking from) lakes and cooking over a fire at night. Neither of us had entertained the thought that the most …

Northern Europe

From Windsor and Windermere to Loch Ness and 'Game of Thrones' country: Buckle up for the 50 best British drives

Grab a front-seat view for the ultimate road trip - and see our glorious country through fresh eyes...<p>SOUTH-EAST ENGLAND<p>1 The Thames Valley: Windsor …

Scotland

9 Incredible Neolithic Sites to See in Scotland

Scotland is more than just a pretty place. Found sprouting amidst the wide mix of enchanting landscapes are a vast number of ancient ruins and …

Archaeology

Our 10 Most Popular One-Pot Recipes of All Time — Recipes from The Kitchn

If you're not already slotting one-pot dinner recipes into your meal plan, there is no time like the present to get started. "One-pot" is basically …

Comfort Food

Awasi Patagonia Lodge

With a private guide and personal 4x4 vehicle, the Awasi Patagonia Lodge is the best way to experience the remote wilderness of South America. The …

Most Managers Don’t Know How to Coach People. But They Can Learn.

Are you successful at coaching your employees? In our years studying and working with companies on this topic, we’ve observed that when many executives say “yes,” they’re ill-equipped to answer the question. Why? For one thing, managers tend to <i>think</i> they’re coaching when they’re actually just …

Learning

A World-Class Trek: Backpacking the Wonderland Trail around Mount Rainier

The Wonderland Trail is 93 miles long, includes 22,000' of elevation gain and loss, and circumnavigates the tallest point in Washington: Mt. Rainier. …

10 reasons you need to cruise in Norway

Norway is gorgeous any time of the year, but cruising through the country in the summer, when the Land of the Midnight Sun boasts 24 hours of …

European Travel

Barack Obama’s summer reading list is everything we need right now

It’s the classiest, most passive-aggressive move Barack Obama could make: He posted on Facebook a list of books he’s been reading.<p>That’s it.<p>“This summer I’ve been absorbed by new novels,” the former president wrote Sunday, “revisited an old classic, and reaffirmed my faith in our ability to move …

Barack Obama

Whenever I Need To Impress a Southern Mama, This Is The Recipe I Make

If I have learned anything from my time at <i>Southern Living</i>, it is that one does not show up anywhere without a gift. I have learned the value of a …

Scotland - Condé Nast Traveler

Previous<p>Men on a Mission: A Hunt for Whisky and Tweed in Scotland<p>Scotland's North Coast 500 May Be the Best Road Trip in the World<p>The Scent of Scotland: Exploring the Orkney Islands With a Perfumer<p>Why Scotland's Gin Is as Good as Its Whisky<p>The 8 Scottish Islands You Should Plan to Visit<p>Next<p>Scotland …

The first 6 things to do when you get an Amazon Echo

Congrats, you just got an Amazon Echo ($100 at Amazon.com). Now what?<p>It's time to unbox it and set it up. Amazon will walk you through the setup process, but it won't clue you in to all of the settings that you should deal with first.<p>That's where we come in. Here we'll show you those crucial first …

Amazon Echo

AI Bots -- A Simple Recipe To Create An AI Engine In The Life And Annuity Insurance Industry

Artificial intelligence (AI) has opened doors for the life and annuity insurance industry with opportunities to enable customers and agents with a unique, personalized experience. Whether it’s used to deliver tailor-made products or to service customers on their terms and help carriers to better …

How to Use Amazon Echo as Your Home Security System

If you’re renting, you may not be able to install a traditional wired security system—and if you live in a small space, you probably won’t need to. …

How to Survive Your Partner Thru-Hiking While Supporting Them From Home

<i>The following is a guest post by Gillian Kelly</i><p>When my husband decided to quit his job and thru-hike the Appalachian Trail, I was a jumble of mixed …

Dundee is the new hip city break destination for a weekend with beaches, museums and craft beer

VISIT Scotland's sunniest city of Dundee with miles of sandy beaches and the first waterfront temple outside London.<p>This city offers chic shopping, …

12 of the Best Hiking Trails in the World

12. Fitz Roy, Argentina: Moderate (25 km, 15.5 mi)<p>The Fitz Roy is one of the most famous mountains in Patagonia, proudly displayed on the Patagonia …

Dirtbag Diaries: Journey Around Nova Scotia

On August 11, 2017, Peter Bojanic and I set out from Hubbards in Saint Margarets Bay to circumnavigate Nova Scotia. It was the first time the two of …

Trekking through fire and ice on Greenland’s 102-mile Arctic Circle Trail

Late on the fourth day hiking the 102-mile Arctic Circle Trail in western Greenland, there was smoke rising from the ground. White tendrils, …

How to Visit the Archaeological Crypt at Notre Dame in Paris

With a history stretching back over 2,000 years, the Archaeological Crypt lying beneath the square of Paris's famed Notre Dame Cathedral offers a …

I've Stayed in Over 100 Luxe Cabins Around the World—Here Are the 13 I Recommend

If you're looking for a dose of outdoorsy wanderlust, direct your attention to Cabin Love, an Instagram account featuring gorgeous images of cabins …

Hudson Valley

9 Whisky Distilleries You Must Visit in Scotland

Ask anyone around the globe what springs to mind when you mention Scotland and — as well as shortbread, tartan kilts, and bagpipes — you can bet they …

CMS Administrator Seema Verma calls for an end to physician fax machines by 2020

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are working together to …

Tell Us Your Best Edinburgh Travel Tips

We’re a couple days late to the Fringe Festival, but there’s still time! This week on Hack Your City, we want to hear what’s good in Edinburgh, now …

What Not to Do When You’re Trying to Motivate Your Team

When I speak to large groups about leadership, one question I often ask is, “How many of you have ever received a compliment from your boss that actually offended you?” Without exception, more than two-thirds of the people in the room raise their hands. When I probe further on what people found …

Business