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How To Become A Great Manager In 2014 And Beyond

I’ve helped thousands of managers in my leadership development and coaching programs go from less than stellar bosses to magnetic managers. Those who were most successful in making this transition were people who were <i>fully</i> committed to being the best they can be. Here’s what these great managers …

15 Smart Snacks To Manage Your Carbs

For people living with diabetes, managing carbohydrates plays a crucial role in keeping blood glucose under control. When regulating carbs, it may seem like skipping snacks is the best way to go, but, in fact, the opposite is true.<p>It's totally fine to eat between meals, so long as you're smart …

7 Cool Words That Were Stolen By The Tech Industry

Recently, I was editing an article and ran across the word <i>kindle</i>. My cursor almost instinctively flew up to fix the obvious error; the word wasn’t misspelled, but everyone knows <i>Kindle</i> should be capitalized, right? Before I made the edit, I caught myself. For once, the word wasn’t referring to the …

Syrian regime document trove shows evidence of 'industrial scale' killing of detainees

Syrian government officials could face war crimes charges in the light of a huge cache of evidence smuggled out of the country showing the “systematic killing” of about 11,000 detainees, according to three eminent international lawyers.<p>Syria's civil war: five years of Guardian reporting<p>Read more<p>The …

The Best Traveler Photographs of 2013

National <i>Geographic Traveler’</i>s director of photography, <b>Dan Westergren</b>, has the distinct pleasure (and sometimes pain) of choosing which photographs run in the magazine.<p>The award-winning photographers assigned to our stories come back from the field with such a rich variety of images that it can be …

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The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

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Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

<b>Listen · 8:54</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>It was a rainy night in October when my nephew Lewis passed the Frankenstein statue standing in front of a toy store. The 2 1/2-year-old boy didn't see the monster at first, and when he turned around, he was only inches from Frankenstein's green …

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Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

LinkedIn sues to stop bots that are stealing its user profiles

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Professional network LinkedIn(s lnkd) is fighting off shady competitors that are using bots to vacuum up hundreds of thousands …

Know Your Shopper to Boost Post-Holiday Sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After the holidays your store is poised for a second rush, but the post-holiday shoppers have different needs. They may be self-gifting, planning for the new year, or just ticking errands off their to-do lists. Knowing in advance who they …