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My Father, Woody Allen, and the Danger of Questions Unasked (Guest Column)

Despite Dylan Farrow's damning allegations of sexual abuse, the director of Cannes' opening film today remains beloved by stars, paid by Amazon and …

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• If you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments …

Books

Notable fiction books of 2015

<b>BATS OF THE REPUBLIC</b> <br>by Zachary Thomas Dodson (Doubleday)<p>You’ll be transfixed before you read a word: Dodson, a book designer as well as an author, has written two imaginative stories — one set in 1843, the other 300 years later — and intertwined them on facing pages in a volume chockablock with …

Books

Five habits that led to Ian Rankin’s success as a fiction crime writer

Scotland's Ian Rankin considers himself an accidental crime novelist, having fallen into the genre that made him a star. His latest, <i>Even Dogs in the Wild</i>, marks the 20th time out for everyone's favourite curmudgeon, Detective Inspector Rebus. Here Rankin – who starts the Canadian leg of his book …

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

6 Curious Hacks to Accomplish More By Doing Less

Yesterday I've crossed two borders, closed three ongoing projects with my clients, sealed the deal with a new prospect and was home by dinner to share a cooked together meal with my significant other.<p>I work around 25 hours per week, get a healthy eight-hour sleep, take unscheduled day offs and …

7 Trending Project Management Tools to Help You Collaborate With Your Team

Working with your team and looking for some great collaboration tools? Check out these seven trending project management platforms.

Project Management

How to achieve your goals faster

We’ve all dreamed of these lofty goals in life at one point or another.<p>Setting goals is an essential technique to  accomplishing what we truly want in our lives, and more importantly —living a more fulfilling life. And the importance of goal setting is only increasing as our ability to focus …

Motivation

7 Reasons Companies Should Never Hire an Entrepreneur | Inc.com

I started my first company at the age of 25 after every job I had frustrated me. When I made the Inc. 500 list at 35 years old, I joined the Entrepreneurs' Organization and was suddenly introduced to thousands of other entrepreneurs with whom I had something significant in common; we apparently …

Entrepreneurship

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

The Genetic Reason Why Some People Are Born To Travel All Over The World

On the other extreme side of the spectrum are the <b>wanderlusters</b> – or explorers, rebels, thrill-seekers, whatever you want to call them – who can’t sit …