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Six trends that will make business more intelligent in 2017

The business world is in the midst of a digital transformation that is quickly separating the wheat from the chaff.<p>The following article unveils the …

Artificial Intelligence

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Strong leadership is about more than just telling people what to do; it's that rare but inspirational combination of enthusiasm, humility, grace, power, and wisdom.<p>Here are 10 podcast episodes that will help you stand on the shoulders of giants when it comes to developing such qualities. Taken …

Leadership

5 Books to Read This Summer

Here in Seattle, summer is a gift you earn by gutting out nine months of rain and gloom. The skies are clear, there’s hardly any humidity, and the …

Books

The Book That Changed My Life: Geoff Dyer

Geoff Dyer's writings have encompassed virtually every subject under the sun. He's examined life on an aircraft carrier (A<i>nother Great Day At Sea</i>), …

A Chess Grandmaster Shares a Remarkably Effective Trick for Solving Any Problem | Inc.com

How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to the U.S. Of course he was eager to teach me, his firstborn son, the rules of the game.<p>This …

New York City

5 Tips on Being an Inspiring Leader | Inc.com

Regardless of your confidence and ambition, without a handful of traits it's hard to get people to follow you. That's according to CEO and founder of Carats & Cake, Jess Levin. At 32, she worked for nearly four years in venture capital rubbing elbows with driven entrepreneurs and founders before …

Leadership

Where to Sip Fine Wine & Enjoy Live Music this Summer in Wine Country

If wine, music, and sunshine are three of your favorite things, you’ll want to hit up these wineries this summer for live performances in the …

SF Guide

6 Perfect Picnic Spots in San Francisco

Whether you’re in the mood for a secluded beach or a party at the park, the city has a ton of great options for your next day in the sun.<b>Black Sand</b> …

SF Guide

Get Buzzed on the Best Cold Brews in San Francisco

San Franciscans are serious about their coffee. On those afternoons (ok, every afternoon) when all you need is a cold pick-me-up, head to one of …

Coffee

12 Reasons to Actually Hang out at Fisherman’s Wharf

We were skeptical too, but Fisherman’s Wharf deserves a second look. In addition to a few hidden gems, the famously touristy waterfront is …

San Francisco

Awe-Inspiring Redwood Hikes to Try this Weekend

Reason number 92 why living in the Bay Area is the best: awe-inspiring redwood hikes. There’s something almost other-worldly about meandering through …

Hiking

The Best Coffee Shops With Free WiFi in San Francisco

Despite the prolific amount of coffee shops in San Francisco, finding one with reliable Wi-Fi, strong coffee, and tasty pastries to fortify you …

Coffee

5 Leadership Lessons Learned From The Military And What They Mean For You

Leaders—true leaders—aren’t average people. The average person doesn’t choose to swim upstream while others swiftly float downstream, or zig when others choose to zag. But having the courage, character and confidence to enter into the abysmal unknown and create value—personally and …

Leadership

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

Books

The 5 Fundamentals of Effective Listening

Think of the best boss you’ve ever had. What was it about that person that made him or her your best boss? Did you trust them? Probably. Did they …

Leadership

13 Things Smart Leaders Do to Boost Their Own Confidence | Inc.com

Is confidence something you're born with, or something you build up over time? It's both, according to a survey of 500 highly confident women executives conducted by Helene Lerner, founder of WomenWorking.com author of several books, most recently <i>The Confidence Myth: Why Women Undervalue Their</i> …

Self-improvement

Travel the World With a Backpack | The Art of Manliness

All images taken by Dave Danzeiser.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by David Danzeiser.</i><p>I hung up the phone with the travel agent. I had just …

4 Leadership Lessons From Marine General James "Mad Dog" Mattis | Inc.com

Retired Marine General James Mattis has some advice for men and women looking to inspire and motivate employees in the corporate world: Lead by example.<p>It's a lesson Mattis learned over more than 40 years of leading troops, which culminated in his last assignment as the commander of U.S. Central …

Leadership

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

5 Coffee Movers, Shakers, and Trends to Watch in 2014

As a new year dawns, we've got our eye on a few exciting players and trends we're expecting big and bigger things of in the coffee world in 2014.<p>Counter Culture Coffee<p>Venerated Durham, NC-based roaster Counter Culture Coffeehas staked a longtime claim in the specialty coffee landscape for nearly 20 …

New Portraits by Andrew Salgado | Colossal

<p>Artist Andre Salgado (previously here and here) wows us again with a new body of work completed in the last few months for exhibitions at Le Petite …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Art

Aleppo Stalemate Exhausts Syrian Rebels

The struggle for Syria's second city Aleppo has been locked in stalemate for months, fuelling the frustration of rebels who see no way out but to doggedly battle on.<p>"We take a building and then lose it two or three days later, only to take it back the following week," said Abu Ahmad, whose platoon …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Podcast Suggestions for Men: 24 Shows to Make You a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

The humble podcast has seen its fair share of ups and downs since its inception (at least as we know it now) about 15 years ago. These days, …

How to Shine Your Shoes | The Art of Manliness

Shoes

How to Manage Someone You Don’t Like

Everybody complains about incompetent bosses or dysfunctional co-workers, but what about irritating direct reports? What should you do if the person you manage drives you crazy? If the behavior is a performance issue, there’s a straightforward way to address what’s irking you — but what do you do …

Syrian child refugees, alone and exploited | Lebanon

<b>Beirut, Lebanon</b> - At just nine years old, Abdallah has had to create a new life for himself in Lebanon after fleeing his home in the Idlib province of northwest Syria, 60km west of Aleppo.<p>While Abdallah was able to escape the escalating violence in his hometown six months ago, his family did not.<p>"I …

South Asian nations oppose US strike in Syria | US & Canada

<b>Kolkata, India</b> - South Asian nations, rarely in agreement on either regional or global issues, have come out strongly against a potential US military strike in Syria.<p>India, Pakistan and Bangladesh oppose the strike that, last week, seemed imminent - until President Barack Obama's stated desire to …