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What every manager can do to boost employee happiness

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

The 25 best hotels in the world, according to travelers

Condé Nast Traveler recently released its 2015 Readers' Choice Awards, an annual set of rankings based on surveys of thousands of experienced travelers.<p>Included in the awards were readers' rankings of the 100 best hotels in the world.<p>The hotels named all offer top-notch accommodations with …

13 Common Kitchen Renovation Mistakes to Avoid

Don't pass on seemingly small add-ons and storage features, like additional drawer dividers, or cabinet storage solutions like pantry pullouts and lazy Susans. These storage solutions will increase your kitchen storage efficiency, and are much more costly to add on if you decide you need them down …

Kitchens

12 Brilliantly Literary Hotels for Book Lovers

Add this grand, dramatic hotel set in a palace built in 1894 to your bucket list, not just for the regal digs, but for the massive library, which …

5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p><b>1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese</b><p>Earthy French green lentils, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy vegetables make a hearty and …

The 10 countries with the highest average wealth in the world

Australia is falling in the global rankings for wealth per person but it still has a bigger proportion of people enjoying a middle class lifestyle …

The 25 best restaurants in the world, according to travelers

A dish from Vue de Monde in Melbourne, Australia. TripAdvisor TripAdvisor has released its list of the best restaurants in the world.<p>The list is based on millions of traveler ratings and reviews.<p>Most of this year's winners are in Europe, but there are a few restaurants in America, Asia, Africa, and …

What Are the World's Top 10 Best Places to Visit?

What is the single most amazing sight in the world? The Taj Mahal? The Grand Canyon? Stonehenge?<p>Now, we have the answer. <i>Ultimate Travel: Our List of the Best Places to See...Ranked</i> is the definitive bucket list of the world's greatest places on the planet as voted on by Lonely Planet's team of …

11 biographies to read if you want to get rich

Success is a learnable skill, self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker emphasizes in his book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." Anyone can grow to be successful and wealthy, and one of the best starting points is to read a biography about someone who's already done it.<p>"Successful people look at other …

30 Places To See Before You're 30

Seeing the world is a surefire way to enrich your life and learn, and some destinations are best visited while in your twenties. Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set. These spots might be more physically challenging or …

12 Life Lessons To Teach Your Kids That Might Make Them Billionaires Someday

Even the best MBA programs teach you how to go to work for that guy rather than be that guy.<p><i>What are good ways to prepare my kids to become billionaires? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Charles Tips, venture entrepreneur, on Quora:</b><p>I once had a venture …

35 beautiful cities you must see in your lifetime

European Travel

'The worst storm in retail history' is heading straight for Walmart, Kroger, and Whole Foods

Aldi and Lidl have upended the UK grocery market over the past several years by sending the nation's largest supermarkets into a crippling price war that has dented profits, triggered layoffs, and sent the companies' share prices tumbling, The Wall Street Journal reports.<p>The CEO of Asda, the UK's …

10 TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Must Watch | Inc.com

It's 2015, and it’s no secret that millions of Americans are excited about startup culture in the country and around the world. It’s hard not to be fascinated by the growing landscape of thousands of new lean startups, most intending to disrupt entire industries.<p>Perhaps <i>you</i> want to get in on the …

TED Talks

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 best US destination to travel to every month of the year

We teamed up with Kayak to find the best destination in the US to visit each month of the year.<p>Using data from their Travel Hacker Guide, Kayak calculated the median monthly airfare for US destinations for travel between November 2013 and December 2014, and median hotel rates for travel between …

Air Travel

Want to Lead an Exceptional Life? 7 Powerful Lessons From the Late Oliver Sacks | Inc.com

Ever wonder what makes an extraordinary life? Few have been more so than that of Oliver Sacks, bestselling author, world traveler, prominent homosexual, and undoubtedly the most famous neurologist of our time. He was also a man who always seemed to be enjoying himself to the utmost. He died this …

Literature

These 3-Ingredient Pancakes Will Change The Way You Do Breakfast

It's time to step up your breakfast game for back to school. Getting the kids ready in the morning can be a chore in itself, and thinking about feeding them a proper meal is an added stressor. Heck, even getting yourself ready for class or work can be a challenge! Fear not, today we've got an easy, …

Breakfast

This startup can grow metal like a tree, and it's about to hit the big time

A Seattle startup has found a way to grow high performance metals in a cheap and energy efficient way, marking an important breakthrough for …

One of the year's best kitchen gadgets is a professional oven the size of a microwave

Our smartphones and TVs don't just do one thing, so why should our kitchen appliances? Released earlier this year, a new Samsung oven is deliciously versatile — and it radically reduces cook time, too.<p>As part of this year's International Design Excellence Awards, top honors were bestowed on …

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

Productivity

The 14 Best Small Beach Towns In America

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com</i><p>Because we already told you about the country's best beaches, and its best small towns, the next logical step seemed obvious: America's best small beach towns (as in, small towns with beaches; not small beaches with towns). Here are 14 of the country's finest.<p>…

7 Reasons Your Next Vacation Should Be To A Charleston 'Suburb'

Let's all take a minute and give a little praise to the beach. Ah, the beach. It's a wondrous place in general, full of roaring waves and sunburnt cheeks.<p>It's also particularly nice to visit the beach if there's stuff to do once you're off it for the day. And that's where the barrier islands of …

10 Adventurous Digs That Totally Beat A Hotel Room

<b>By Hannah Martin for Architectural Digest.</b><p>Make your next trip something truly out of the ordinary with our roundup of offbeat travel accommodations, including tepees in Texas and tree houses in Sweden.<p><i>(photo: Nick Simonite)</i><p>El Cosmico, a quirky campground in the desert of Marfa, Texas, offers a …

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

If you're in the mood for a romantic getaway with your significant other but don't quite know where you want to go, then we've got you covered.<p>From a quiet Tennessee town to the mountains of North Carolina, we've picked the nine most romantic cities in the South. Take a look, book a trip, and take …

16 Entrepreneurial Books Successful CEOs Swear By

Browse through the business section at your local bookstore or favorite e-commerce site, and you’re sure to become inundated with a variety of …

Entrepreneurship

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

Google Flights

Booking a flight? This table shows how timing affects ticket pricing

Tickets to North America are cheapest two weeks before travel, but flights to Europe are best booked a month ahead of departure<p>Planning your summer holiday? Time your booking right and save hundreds of pounds on your flights.<p>Trips to North America, Europe and Africa are best booked closer to the …

North America