Martha Porcelli

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The Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Italy

We pulled together a list of the prettiest towns on the Italian coast. From Manarola to Ravella, these hamlets of beauty will have you trading the hustle and bustle of big cities Rome, Milan, and Florence, for coastal charm—and relative quiet. La dolce vita, indeed. This post was originally …

10 Awful 401(k) No-No's You Should Avoid

<b>Me</b>: “<i>Who helped you select the funds in your 401(k)?</i>”<p><b>Client</b>: “<i>Ummm…..I just picked a few options really quick.</i>”<p><b>Me</b>: ”<i>How much time did you spend researching what you picked?</i>”<p><b>Client</b>: ”<i>I didn’t</i>.”<p><b>Me</b>: <sigh><p>This sort of exchange happens more often than it should. What most investors don’t realize is …

Retirement

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

Sublime Places to Visit in Italy

I was lucky enough to travel to Italy last month for a week of road tripping with<p>my fiancée. Based in <i>Lamole in Chianti</i> in Tuscany, we drove out to a number of sublimely beautiful destinations away from (well mostly) crowds of tourists.<p><b>Le Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera</b><p>Sunbathers enjoy the sun as the …

41 Paleo Breakfasts That Aren't Eggs

Sneaking in a nutritious breakfast can be hard for just about anyone. And for those sticking to a Paleo diet, the morning meal might seem even more …

Healthy Eating

Reinventing Performance Management

At Deloitte we’re redesigning our performance management system. This may not surprise you. Like many other companies, we realize that our current process for evaluating the work of our people—and then training them, promoting them, and paying them accordingly—is increasingly out of step with our …

You Can Have Constructive Conflict Over Email

When email was novel 20 years ago, managers began asking us if it should be used for sensitive conversations, such as performance problems or salary negotiations. For years we said “no way.” But as work became more and more virtual, the question changed. People no longer asked, “Should I?” Instead, …

These are the best global destinations according to travelers in 2015

If you haven't yet planned a trip for 2015, you'll want to get started before you finish reading this.<p>On Tuesday, TripAdvisor announced its …

Cities

Foodily Blog

39 Crock-Pot Recipes That’ll Last You All Week

Cooking for one means dinner can easily become yet another turkey sandwich or bowl of cereal. Yawn. Instead of letting the single life rob you of …

Cooking

How To Create A Working Life That Does Not Suck

Do you ever sit at your desk in horror that you will never have an <i>awesome</i> working life?<p>I mean, think about it -- you're not getting any younger and the distractions of the world are only getting more demanding. These demands are suffocating your ability to pursue a passionate working life.<p>But don't …

The 9 Traits of Successful People

Successful people are like birds in a flock. They often possess like qualities and attributes. Here are 9 traits I have observed in successful …

21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals

New York was freezing, and I had to leave. Thanks to JetBlue and a $63 round-trip ticket (yes, you read that right), I headed to the San Francisco Bay Area where the weather was better and the food, too, gave NYC a run for its money.<p>While there, I worked from various cafes, friends' homes and …

Underrated Exercises for Men

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing<p>These movements can make your workout—and your body—better<p>Yes, the headline of this story should probably be “10 Genius Exercises You MIGHT Not Be Doing.” But frankly, that just doesn’t sound as good as the current title. (Imagine that: truth on the Internet!)<p>And …

6 inspiring mantras to help you master work-life balance

As CEO of eight different companies, it’s become a conscious decision for me to maintain a positive work-life balance. Over the last 20 years of …

The Butt-Toning Move You Can Do Anywhere

Well, hey there, bootylicious!<p>Beth Bischoff<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Marching Glute Bridge:</b> Tired of using the same basic …

12 new Netflix movies to stream on Thanksgiving

Netflix no longer has every movie you can dream of: instead, it offers a curated selection, with new movies usually being added by the month. The trouble is, it isn't always obvious what good films have made their way onto the service just by browsing around. We've taken a look through the past few …

16 TV shows you should catch up on during Thanksgiving weekend

Finding a TV show to marathon is not a difficult task by any means, but the problem with the lists upon lists that purport to aid you in the …

8 Beauty Products We're Thankful For

In honor of Thanksgiving, BAZAAR editors express their gratitude to these beauty items that fix bad hair days, make skin glow and add a polished final touch.<p>In honor of Thanksgiving, <i>BAZAAR</i> editors express their gratitude to these beauty items that fix bad hair days, make skin glow and add a …

How to Give a Stellar Presentation

Speaking in front of a group — no matter how big or small — can be stressful. Preparation is key, of course, whether it’s your first or your hundredth time. From preparing your slides to wrapping up your talk, what should you do to give a presentation that people will remember?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

11 Ways Warren Buffett Lives Frugally

View Gallery<p>11 photos<p>Krista Kennell / Shutterstock.com<p>Trying to build your savings, pay off debt and make the most of your money? You might want to …

Why Your Brain Hates Performance Reviews

Your Brain Will Thank You<p>Kill Your Performance Ratings<p>strategy+business<p>No one likes performance reviews, and one reason is that we’ve seemingly locked ourselves into a doctrine of numerical rankings. Your company might not be as extreme as Jack Welch’s GE, which famously relied on forced rankings …

Your Ultimate Vacation Destinations This Summer

Memorial Day has come and gone, and the official start of summer is just around the corner. With the changing of seasons comes thoughts of time away …

5 Watermelon Smoothies That Taste Like Summer

Frozen watermelon, fresh lime or lemon juice, raspberry juice, and mint makes this the most refreshing smoothie, oh, <i>ever</i>.<p>Liquid egg substitute, Greek yogurt, and chia seeds bulk up @JenHajar's icy smoothie, made from watermelon ice cubes (frozen chunks of blended fruit with a bit of water), …

Two Interesting, Easy Tips That Will Help You Reduce Weight | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Judging by the current levels of obesity in the Western world, we could conclude that it’s quite an issue. This has spawn countless of diet fads, …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

5 Travel Apps to Help You Get the Most Out of Summer Vacation

There are as many travel apps out there as there are tourists hitting the beach this summer, but each one provides ideas and recommendations for …