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20 Perennial Flowers You Should Consider Putting In Your Yard

Make your yard look beautiful, every day of the year.<p>The enduring perennials here deliver, with subtle charms like unusual foliage and fragrant …

Islands Week - Atlas Obscura

Twelve Tips For A Successful Retirement

According to the U. S. Census Bureau, 3.4 million babies were born in the United States in 1946, more than ever before, an increase of nearly 20 percent increase from the previous year. I was fortunate enough to be among those born that year--and who lived to celebrate their 65th birthday in 2011. …

Retirement

18 books Warren Buffett thinks you should read

<i>This article is published in collaboration with Business Insider.</i><p>When Warren Buffett started his investing career, he would read 600, 750, or 1,000</i> …

5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are supposed to be very busy – or otherwise at least pretend to be – because otherwise you can’t …

Management

Do Nice Guys Finish Last? Five Lessons From Apple, Tesla, And Volkswagen

What is the special sauce driving today’s most successful corporate leaders? So much has been written about the prickly personalities of the late Steve Jobs of Apple, Elon Musk of Tesla and SpaceX, and Ferdinand Piech, the former Volkswagen Chairman, that one might be left with the impression that …

U.S. Supreme Court

Exit Lessons From The Way Michael Jackson Purchased Neverland Ranch

In 1987, a representative of Michael Jackson approached the modest Sycamore Valley ranch house in Santa Barbara, CA and knocked on the door. The owner of the ranch was shocked by the visitor’s message. He told the homeowner that he represented someone who wanted to purchase the ranch at a …

Real Estate

This blogger retired at 30, and he wants to show you how you can do it too

When do you hope to retire? 65? 60 if you really get frugal? Mr. Money Mustache left the working world at 30, and he wants you to, as well. The popular personal finance blogger (who only reveals that his first name is Pete) has gained a loyal following by insisting that early retirement is really …

Personal Finance

Vocational education: A new driver for economic diversity in ASEAN?

<i>By Murray Hunter</i><p>Education is generally accepted to be one of the major drivers of economic growth. This is one of the major infrastructural …

Canada Has a Hamptons and It's Booming

David Cynamon knows how to unwind on summer weekends. The entrepreneur steps off a chartered float plane onto a wooden dock and is greeted by his …

Real Estate

How to create shared albums in Photos for Mac and iOS

iCloud Photo Sharing is a wonderfully <i>private</i> way to share digital memories with certain people. When you create or subscribe to a shared album, it …

iCloud

How to set up Time Machine on Mac OS X

Time Machine is a Mac utility that allows you to automate hourly, daily, and weekly backups on an external drive that’s connected directly to your …

How a Young Couple Transformed an Empty Suburban Lot Into a Fantastical Food Oasis

If you head west out of Denver along the six lanes of Alameda Avenue, after passing about 15 fast-food joints, nine auto repair shops, seven …

Beyond Automation

After hearing of a recent Oxford University study on advancing automation and its potential to displace workers, Yuh-Mei Hutt, of Tallahassee, Florida, wrote, “The idea that half of today’s jobs may vanish has changed my view of my children’s future.” Hutt was reacting not only as a mother; she …

Artificial Intelligence

Big Safe Dividends

Recipe for Dividend Riches<p>If you want the recipe for getting rich in the stock market, here it is: Find stocks with above-average appreciation …

12 Pocket Tips to Help You Read it Later

Pocket lets you save articles, videos, images, tweets, and more in one place.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Apps

Living and working in paradise: the rise of the 'digital nomad'

Fed up with spending the 9 to 5 in a stuffy office? Anna Hart packs her Mac and follows the trend for extreme remote working - in Bali<p>Typing these words, my forefinger sticks sweatily to the trackpad. When I glance up from the screen, I see steam rising from the neighbouring paddy field. As with …

Why You Need to Visit Queensland, Australia in 18 Staggering Photos

Whitsunday Islands<p>Captain James Cook spotted these 74 continental islands on a scientific expedition in 1770 and named them after the Christian …

Australia

15 No-Effort Plants for a Foolproof Landscape

What homeowner wouldn't want a lush and colorful garden just outside the window? But while a garden definitely boosts your home's curb appeal, it …

Singapore Wants Kids to Skip College: Good Luck With That

Singaporean Carmen Kok regrets that she never made it to university. She’s not letting her daughter make the same mistake, even if she has to send …

College & University

Create a Better Digital Marketing Strategy With These 4 Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know the drill. To be competitive these days, brands need to engage with customers regularly. Technology and social platforms have made it easy to do so, and there seems to be no shortage of opportunities for engagement.<p>The problem …

Marketing

Your Next Speaking Engagement: 7 Secrets to Ensure Massive Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Speaking at an event is always challenging, but to improve your chances of success, think first about what you can do to stand out from the other speakers.<p>I know what I'm talking about: I speak at many social media events worldwide, and …

Public Speaking

10 Great Social Media Tools to Boost Online Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the past, business was all about “location, location, location.” And it still is, to some extent, but those locations are now online.<p>If you aren’t able to get your message and your content in front of the right online audiences, your …

Infographics

How Competitive Forces Shape Strategy

The essence of strategy formulation is coping with competition. Yet it is easy to view competition too narrowly and too pessimistically. While one sometimes hears executives complaining to the contrary, intense competition in an industry is neither coincidence nor bad luck.<p>Moreover, in the fight …

Innovation

How to turn great iOS app ideas into something real

My friends, family and even complete strangers are constantly asking me how to get their million-dollar app idea in the App Store.<p>This is always a shocker for me because, after countless hours of hard work over the past two years, my app is barely breaking even.<p>But I can offer one solid piece of …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Small Business

The chart that shows there are 12 rates of income tax

Dozens of 'marginal’ tax rates exist, as our graph highlights. The highest peaks at more than 100pc<p><i>CLICK HERE</i> <i>FOR A LARGER VERSION OF THE GRAPH ABOVE</i><p>Ahead of the emergency Budget, or summer Budget, this graph, which we first published in April 2015, shows in a snapshot how a series of recent changes …

Retirement

What Peter Drucker Knew About 2020

When PwC released its annual survey of corporate chief executives for 2014, it was immediately obvious that change is on leaders’ brains: “As CEOs plan their strategies to take advantage of transformational shifts,” the consultancy reported, “they are also assessing their current capabilities – and …

Harvard Medics and Million-Dollar Care Are Must-Haves in China

For China’s wealthy, luxury is extending beyond Porsche cars and Hermes handbags. Saddled with dirty air and surging rates of chronic disease, their …

Health Care