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North Korean children playing guitars (Very Creepy)

North Korea

Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …

Tom Hanks

Spring break trips for grown-ups - TODAY.com

Why should kids have all the fun on spring break? If you're looking to get away on your own spring break vacation without the kids in tow and avoid those dreaded college crowds, Jetsetter.com's Editor in Chief Kate Maxwell shares her picks for the best destinations for grown-ups.<p><b>Tulum, Mexico</b><br>If you …

Art Galleries

You’ve never seen water like this [65 photos]

Kelimutu volcanic lakes, Indonesia<p>At the summit of the volcano Kelimutu, on the Indonesian island of Flores, are three lakes, each with its own …

Australia streamlines visa process to attract highly-skilled workers

The Australian government has simplified its visa application process while introducing a new scheme for highly skilled workers.<p>The announcement will …

Germany

The 10 Best Islands In The World, According To TripAdvisor (PHOTOS)

TripAdvisor is all about its annual lists: The best beaches, the most romantic hotels, the best hotels, and the best hotels for families being among them.<p>Its newest list examines the islands of the world, and the U.S. in particular. While Florida has five of the 10 best islands in the United …

Four classic American road novels (and a picture book)

It’s getting warmer out, and I’m starting to get restless for movement, so I’ve been going through my bookshelf and remembering road novels I read as …

How to Scale Your Business and Serve Your Life Purpose

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending an NYC Femfessionals meeting. Femfessionals is an organization that connects ambitious women to …

The Power Of Metaphors In Pitching New Ideas

Can you imagine pitching Twitter before the first tweet had ever been sent? Didn’t think so–but putting a powerful metaphor behind your idea would greatly increase your chance of success.<p>I’m hovering over the Arizona desert, on my way to Los Angeles, so it’s appropriate that I’m thinking about …

Framing

Why Storytelling Is The Ultimate Weapon

Jonathan Gottschall, author of The Storytelling Animal, says science backs up the long-held belief that story is the most powerful means of communicating a message.<p>In business, storytelling is all the rage. Without a compelling story, we are told, our product, idea, or personal brand, is dead on …

The Most Common Leadership Model - And Why It's Broken

When organizations’ hire, develop, and promote leaders using a competency-based model, they’re unwittingly incubating failure. Nothing fractures corporate culture faster, and eviscerates talent development efforts more rapidly, than rewarding the wrong people for the wrong reasons. Don’t reward …

7 Ways To Unlock Your Potential By Clearing Clutter

Clutter affects your whole life.<p>You cannot be successful in the way you have dreamed of if you're stuck in the<p>quicksand of clutter.<p>Frankly, it keeps …

Darkfin Swim Gloves

Darkfin Swim GlovesOkay, these gloves are amazing! In an instant you’ll be as close to becoming an Olympic Swimmer or Aquaman without the use of …

Olympic Swimming

Seaboard GRAND, A New Piano-Like Electronic Instrument with a Soft Tactile Keyboard

Seaboard GRAND is a new piano-like electronic instrument with a tactile keyboard that creates a more expressive and varied sound than a traditional …

Music Production

How to Authenticate Louis Vuitton Handbags

San Francisco-based online luxury reseller store The RealReal posted “How to authenticate Louis Vuitton,” a video starring Graham Wetzberger that …

Louis Vuitton