Nikki Leong

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The Upstarts

• <b>Author:</b> Brad Stone<p><b>ONE OF AMAZON'S BEST BOOKS OF 2017</b> <b>A look deep inside the new Silicon Valley, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Everything Store</b><p>Ten years ago, the idea of getting into a stranger's car, or a walking into a stranger's home, would have seemed bizarre and dangerous, …

Improve Your Résumé by Turning Bullet Points into Stories

You’re searching for a new job. Updating your LinkedIn profile and résumé. Describing your accomplishments in two- to three-line bullet points that start with powerful action verbs and end with quantifiable results.<p>You know the standard advice. But for the most part, recruiters aren’t calling. And …

The Perils of Overmonitoring Your Behavior and Goals

Some people are pretty oblivious to time. They work crazy late, but they can’t remember what they did, they forget to eat, and they go through life in a bit of a haze. For people in this category, the current trend of self-monitoring, whether through time trackers like Toggl or fitness trackers …

Trekking safely in Nepal

Before 14 October 2014, the Annapurna Circuit trek in Nepal was more associated with carefree young backpackers snapping selfies and eating apple pie than with danger, but the tragic blizzards that closed in on the Thorung La left more than 40 people dead, buried under snows that swept in suddenly …

Another view from the roof of the world: alternative Tibet in Sichuan

With epic mountain vistas, lively Buddhist monasteries, and grasslands peppered with yaks and alpine lakes as far as the eye can see, Tibet is, without a doubt, one of the most remarkable places to visit in the world. But the paperwork required to get here can be daunting. Fortunately, Sichuan …

Planning your dream Himalayan trip

For mountain lovers and the vertically inclined the Himalayas represent nothing less than the crowning apex of nature's grandeur. Here dramatic forested gorges rise to skylines of snow-capped glaciated peaks through a landscape that ranges from high-altitude desert to dripping rhododendron forest. …

Write a Winning Business Plan With These 8 Key Elements

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For everything in life, you need a plan, right?<p>The same can be said for business. Every business, whether a startup or a full-fledged, profitable organization, needs a business plan. To know where you are going, you have to know where you …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …