Skandesh Palanival

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Visualizations That Really Work

Not long ago, the ability to create smart data visualizations, or dataviz, was a nice-to-have skill. For the most part, it benefited design- and data-minded managers who made a deliberate decision to invest in acquiring it. That’s changed. Now visual communication is a must-have skill for all …

Data Visualization

This One Productivity Secret Is the Key to Working Smarter

<i>What daily habits can someone adopt to lead a more productive life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Charles Duhigg, Staff Writer, New York Times and Author of, Smarter Faster Better, on</b> …

A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

The Jack Dorsey Productivity Secret That Enables Him To Run Two Companies At Once

Jack Dorsey was named CEO (again) of Twitter last week, and he’ll continue to hold the same title at pre-IPO Square.<p>How can Dorsey run <i>two</i> companies when most of us struggle to keep up with one job? What’s his secret to getting it all done?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 billionaires, millionaires …

Time Management

Want to Raise Happy, Healthy, Successful Kids? Always Do These 8 Things According to Pseudoscience

We've studied what neuroscience and behavioral science teach. Now check out pseudoscience.<p>A funny thing happens when you become a parent.<p>Over time, your ambitions for yourself become less important than your ambitions for your kids. You want to be happy, healthy and successful, sure. But their …

Pseudo-science

Addicted To One God

It's mind blowing to me that for so, so long the notion of one single god has absolutely dominated our spiritual imagination and moral intelligence, especially in the west.<p>I find the notion of infinite gods and goddesses - rather than one immense all-encompassing God or Goddess - far more …

How to Be Charming: 2 Secrets Backed by Research

Want to know how to be charming? Ask yourself: What do you want in any friend or partner?<p>Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and …

Self-help

3 ½ Things to do on Capri

<i>Isle of Capri, Italy</i><p>Living in Naples, as with any big city, has its ups and downs. For an introvert like me, one of the downs is the sheer mass of …

15 great things to do in Naples

Naples is one of Europe’s largest and oldest cities – they call her the Grande Dame for a reason. It’s a chaotic, surprising and intense place; …

Tours, Sightseeing and Things To Do around the World

Isango is the Zulu word for ‘gateway’. Think of us as your gateway to the world.<p>“Isango” is the Zulu word for ‘gateway’; think of us as your gateway …

Off to Capri

Every year my husband and I are invited to Capri by a good friend, Ricardo Pintado Caravita di Sirignano, to his family’s magical home, Villa Castello. This year Ricardo's mother was throwing him a party to celebrate his marriage to Flavia Kelson, a dear friend of mine who works at AERIN. We spent …

How To Find Nirvana In Capri

WHAT TO DO<p><b>Chill</b><br>Relaxation is the name of the game on Capri, with the odd shopping excursion, ice cream cone, and cultural detour thrown in for good measure. The sun is intense and the temperatures soar in the summer months, so come armed with plenty of lightweight clothing, serious sunscreen, and a …

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Capri or Anacapri: Which Town to Stay In On the Island of Capri

Both Capri town and Anacapri boast spectacular views. Photo from Monte Solaro in Anacapri.<p><b>The island of Capri</b> boasts not one, but two, beautiful …

The Serious Eats Guide To Pizza In Naples

A few months ago, my wife and I spent all of 24 hours in Naples on our way home from Sicily. It was probably the second-most pizza-packed 24 hours of my life (the first being when I took my Colombian brother-in-law on a whirlwind pizza tour of New York). We hit over a half dozen pizzerias over …

Activities in Rome, Italy

Loneliness

7 Tested Tips for Visiting Rome

7 Rules for Savvy Travel (Even if You’re on a Tight Budget)

10 Coolest Small Towns in Europe

Paris, London, Rome…the big cities require no introductions. But have you heard of the foodie haven of Tremolat, France or the pristine Alpine hamlet …

A perfect day in Trastevere, Rome's favourite neighbourhood

You’ve thrown coins into the Trevi Fountain and marvelled at the Colosseum – what next? Take a trip across the Tiber river to Trastevere, a charming medieval neighbourhood with a fiery temperament. A stroll around Trastevere, a formerly working-class district with a heady nightlife, will take you …

Italy

What makes a terrible airport (and what would make an amazing one)

To mark Lonely Planet’s sponsorship of the iconic 1917 Curtiss JN-4 ‘Flying Jenny’ Biplane’s commemorative air tour this summer we’re exploring aviation's history and continued impact on travel. Here we take a look at what makes a terrible airport - and what would make an amazing one.<p>You can find …

10 ways to kill time at the airport

Your bags have been checked, your boarding pass issued... and now you’ve got hours to wait before getting on your plane. What can you do with an airport layover?<p>Plenty, as it turns out. Here are some of our suggestions:<p>Exercise<p>Feeling your muscles atrophy from all those flight delays? Hit the gym! …

Kuala Lumpur

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

Trains

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Loneliness

Finding the right Greek island

With more than 2000 islands, from tiny atolls to Crete, maritime Greece is unmatched for sheer variety. Beaches, history, walking, cycling, water sports, festivals, food, ecology: chances are if you want it, they’ve got it. Here are just a few of the incomparable offerings Greek islands hold.<p>Best …

European Travel