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This Simple Little Tool Will Prevent Wardrobe Disasters When You Travel

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

10 ways to make your flight attendant your friend

Every airline passenger knows the challenges of spending five (or more) hours confined to a tight seat in a small space. But have you ever stopped to think about what it’s like to work in that cramped space, taking care of 200 people?<p>We asked flight attendants, current and former, to name things …

Flying

This Revolutionary New Telescope Will Let You See Distant Galaxies From Your Own Backyard

It'll change the way we see the universe.<p>Ask any amateur astronomer about the difficulties of seeing stars from the center of a major metropolis — …

Your Passport Is Way More Complex Than You Think

There's more to that little book than meets the eye.<p>Since their inception, passports have come a long way. Once considered "offensive" because they placed the trustworthiness of an individual in doubt (What, you don't believe that I <i>just</i> flew into London a day ago?), passports today are essential to …

Answering the question that won me the Ig Nobel prize: Are cats liquid?

A liquid is traditionally defined as a material that adapts its shape to fit a container. Yet under certain conditions, cats seem to fit this …

If You're Using Images In PowerPoint Presentations, You're Doing It Wrong. Here's What to Use Instead

When a picture isn't worth a thousand words.<p>Every night before bed, I wash my face, brush my teeth, and scroll endlessly through Instagram--staring at photos of friends, family, and people I will never meet. Each picture speaks volumes--some would even say a thousand words. And while I love a good …

Public Speaking

A startup CEO and former Googler says these 4 mistakes make you seem unqualified in a job interview

At the end of almost every interview, the hiring manager will turn the tables and ask: 'Do you have any questions for me?'<p>'You might think it's a …

Employment

Want Your Boss to Be a Better Leader? Persuade Them to Try Any of These Top 5 Habits of Smart Leaders

Here's the bottom line for why employees quit their managers.<p>Years ago, Gallup estimated quite shockingly that 75 percent of the reasons people quit comes down to their managers.<p>In my own research pouring over mountains of literature as well as my own client data to get to the bottom line of the …

Employee Engagement

The Best and Worst Times to Travel the World, Mapped

When we're planning a trip abroad, we tend to look at a lot of factors. There's the local area's weather, safety, customs, accommodation options, and …

Travel

A Photographic Journey Around the World

Take a virtual voyage to some of the most amazing places around the globe, seen through the lens of travel photographer Trey Ratcliff on his “80 Stays Around the World” journey with The Ritz-Carlton. The destinations seen here are as diverse in their landscape as they are in their culture. The …

3 pieces of advice from a value investor who started with nothing and is now worth over $100 million

Just think about how much you could learn from someone who came from nothing and now has a net worth of over $100 million.<p>How much would you spend to get insight from a successful investor who started late in life, had all the odds stacked against him, yet still made it big?<p>Would you do what he did …

TOP STRATEGIST: Bitcoin will soar to $25,000 in 5 years

In the first episode of "the bit," FundStrat Global Advisor co-founder Tom Lee explains different methodologies for valuing bitcoin. Lee shares his short-term and long-term bitcoin price targets based on these valuation methods. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Tom Lee</b>: I'm here with Sara to …

What You Don't Get To See When Your Plane Is Landing

It's pretty spectacular.<p>There’s no better window seat than the one in the cockpit.<p>A Qatar Airways pilot, Sandeep Varma, posted a mesmerizing video to Twitter last week documenting a plane landing at Queenstown Airport in New Zealand, one of the world’s most scenic airports.<p>The tweet, which has been …

New York City owns a creepy island that almost no one is allowed to visit — here's what it's like

Less than a mile from Manhattan — one of the priciest and most densely populated places in the world — exists a little-known island that people abandoned nearly 55 years ago.<p>"North Brother Island is among New York City's most extraordinary and least known heritage and natural places," wrote the …

Capitalism in America has been on a suicide mission for 40 years

On August 2, 2017, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record-breaking 22,000—its fourth 1,000-point advance in less than a year. That same day, I read the first sentence in Peter Georgescu’s new book, <i>Capitalists Arise! End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation</i>: “For the …

Economics

Warren Buffett says this one investment 'supersedes all others'

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says the very best investment you can make is one that "you can't beat," can't be taxed and not even inflation …

360-degree tour: Rothenburg ob der Tauber

The German National Tourist Board asked tourists from abroad to vote for their favorite attractions in Germany in 2017. Among the top 10 is …

Virtual Reality

5 Steps to Building Your Personal Brand From Scratch

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What would you like people to say about you?<p>As Jeff Bezos (founder of Amazon) famously said, “Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.”<p>Your personal brand is the sum total of what you do, how you do …

Business Strategy

14 Proven Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills

Estimate the attention span of your audience, then cut it in half. That's a good length for your presentation.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful leaders are able to meaningfully communicate with others.<p>Steve Jobs inspired his employees to strive for …

Public Speaking

8 Invaluable Business Lessons Learned From 8 Years Of Running My Own Business

If you've ever want to run your own business but have been too worried to take the leap, I was too. Here are eight of the most important things I've learned in my eight years running my own thing.<p>I started my business eight years ago. I told my wife that we'd make this a year by year thing fully …

Business Strategy

How To Answer 'What Makes You The Best Person For The Job?'

Dear Liz,<p>I had a good interview with a growing local company last Wednesday.<p>I sent thank-you notes out on Thursday. I was excited to hear back from that company today, but when I read the email message they sent me I wasn’t so excited anymore.<p>The email message said “Congratulations! You did well at …

Employment

Google Has Finally Addressed Gmail's Most Annoying Feature

If you're a Gmail user on your smartphone, you're probably used to the following routine: A friend sends you an email with the address of the place …

8 things to do before bed to have a better day tomorrow

The mega-successful wake up at dawn every day, conquering the world many times over, while everyone else is still fumbling around in the kitchen for a coffee filter.<p>I've developed some great morning routines too, but what about the other times of day? Don't they play equally important roles as well?<p>…

I retired a millionaire at 43 — here are 6 of my favorite spending and saving hacks that helped me get there

Life is good in retirement. I'm thrilled to have a net worth of $1,900,000 which enables me to live my life on my own terms. Instead of answering to Mr. Bossman, I wake up and do whatever I want.<p>On some days, I'll ride 40 miles into the mountains. On others, I'll spend hours at the library. Money …

The 4 Secrets of Productivity, According to 7 Billionaires

Forget the small hacks -- these productivity secrets of Bezos and Zuckerberg have material impact.<p>Frigid offices. Summertime weather. Fantasy football leagues. What do these three things have in common? Studies say they all cause your productivity at work to plummet.<p>You cannot always control your …

Time Management

8 Differences Between Strong And Weak Managers, Told Through Cartoons

A great boss makes all the difference in the world. Hopefully you’ve had my experience, where a great manager has elevated your work to the next level. Of course, not everyone is so lucky. As a manager, it’s important to remember your influence in the workplace. Are you making everyone better? Or …

Team Building

33 Management Hacks Smart Bosses Should Have in Their Bag of Tricks

Are any of these in your bag of management tricks?<p>If you're a manager, I have profound respect for you. You're probably juggling several things -- recruiting, putting teams together, scheduling shifts, managing people and tasks, handling discipline issues, and, of course, keeping customers …

Hacking

Don't Let Money Be an Obstacle to Starting a Business -- 5 Reasons Why

If money is your only holdup for realizing your dream, do some research -- you might find more opportunities than you'd expect.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've found that a surprising number of professionals -- the majority, in fact -- have dreamed about, …

Small Business

The Founder of a Million-Dollar Startup Has This Advice For First-Time Entrepreneurs

"Build your business as if you were building a $100 million dollar company, not as a one person start up."<p>Most business owners can only dream of hitting the million-dollar sales mark. Then there are those who blow right past it, as if the elusive number was never even in their sights.<p>Allen Brouwer, …

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