Alec Meyerhoff

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How It Works: Clinton’s "Reality Distortion Field" Charisma

This is a guest post from Michael Ellsberg, a good friend who’s spent the last several years studying interpersonal persuasion and language (spoken …

Alphabet

We did a lot of things that seemed crazy at the time. Many of those crazy things now have over a billion users, like Google Maps, YouTube, Chrome, …

This Is The Best Time to Book Holiday Travel

Holiday travel can be stressful for a number of reasons, but buying a plane ticket shouldn't be one of them. While there are hundreds of theories out …

What Programming Language Should I Learn First

Who the @!#$&% is this guy? John Legere's strategy for taking new customers by storm

"The fuckers hate you."<br>"I can't wait to watch the peckers scream and cry."<br>"I'm bombing their factories."<p>Action-movie villains spit this kind of venom. Comedy writers hurl similarly foul tirades at one another. And as the Sony email hack revealed, business executives can speak this way too. In …

The Saturday City: Girona

I had the pleasure of visiting Girona, located in the Costa Brava region of Spain just north of Barcelona, when it acted as host city for this year’s …

Cotton Candy

36 Cheap Travel Tips for Everyone on a Budget

View Gallery<p>42 photos<p>©Shutterstock.com<p>Don't let a tight budget prevent you from giving into your wanderlust. Whether you want to travel around the …

Is This the World’s Most Interesting Border Crossing?

<i>There are more than 100 enormous topiary sculptures in the Municipal Cemetery in Tulcán, Ecuador, five miles from the border with Colombia. (All</i> …

Don’t Get Caught with Your Pants Down: 3 Steps to Increase Your Search Traffic with Google’s Next Update

On April 21st, 2015, Google will roll out an update that will make mobile friendliness a bigger part of its algorithm. If you don’t think this is a …

SEO

The College Tourist City Guide to Paris

<b>Paris, the capital of France is often known as the city of love, filled with beautiful architecture, interesting museums and cozy cafes.</b> Paris is …

France

The full-stack employee

Nearly two years after I left Google, I’m starting to understand what’s going on in the professional sphere. The conventional seams between …

7 Potent Tips for Creating a Travel Blog Unlike the Rest - Copyblogger

Travel blogging has become a popular profession in recent years. When I started my blog in 2008, I only knew of a handful of dedicated travel …

How to Start a Travel Blog from Scratch: Your Ultimate Guide!

Reader Question:<p>Hey Aileen, I love your blog! I have been a follower for a while now so let me tell you this: I always enjoy reading your posts and I …

Customer Service

10 Books That Will Make You Want to Travel

There’s just something about the summer season that makes you want to pack your bags and go jet-setting to a far-off place. But while you’re sorting …

Books

Groupon coyly responds to sex jokes about phallic banana product

Take it from Groupon: When a product you're selling resembles a sex toy, your best bet is to play innocent.<p>After posting a link on Facebook to a …

How Super Angel Chris Sacca Made Billions, Burned Bridges And Crafted The Best Seed Portfolio Ever

Between the parade of wet suits and abundant seafood and yoga joints, Manhattan Beach, just south of Los Angeles, tries to cling fast to its surf town roots. It’s a tough battle. Strolling the boardwalk, I pass beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings practicing spikes close by glitzy …

Venture Capital

Deadly Cliff Path Caminito del Rey Set to Reopen in Spain

Journalism

11 of the world's most incredible journeys

Up for an extraordinary expedition? Whether by foot, car, boat or train, these adventures will fire up your wanderlust<p>1. Trek with creature comforts, …

South America

Tips For Cycling Around the World!

Ever considered cycling around the world? Looking for a way to travel on less than $20 per day? Once a Danish engineer, Thomas Andersen woke up one …

Asia Travel

The Technium: 1,000 True Fans

<i>This is an edited, updated version of an essay I wrote in 2008 when this now popular idea was embryonic and ragged. I recently rewrote it to convey</i> …

The latest news about watches

10 ways to make your video go viral

I almost didn’t write this post.<p>Because I wanted to keep the magic behind my viral video to myself. Because of my ego. Because I would have loved to …

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck

In my life, I have given a fuck about many people and many things. I have also <i>not</i> given a fuck about many people and many things. And those fucks I …

Jennifer Aniston

Tips for Travelling Solo

A lot of us take vacations because we need to get away from home. The winter is too long, the work is too worky, and we just need a change of …

New Zealand

The Best Places in the World to Travel If You're on a Budget

<i>This post originally appeared on Domainehome.com.</i><p>Cost doesn’t have to stand in the way of your dream trip. If you’re yearning for a major travel …

Buenos Aires: readers' travel tips

Fascinating street art, a stunning book shop and a wealth of restaurants, bars and clubs are just some of our readers’ highlights from the Argentinian capital<p><b>Winning tip:</b> <b>El Ateneo Gran Splendid</b><p>There are stunning bookshops in the world and then there is El Ateneo Grand Splendid. Once a theatre and …

Argentina

4 Things Your Employees Want More Than a Raise (and That Won't Cost You a Cent) | Inc.com

Do the people who work for you love their jobs? If so, it may not be for the reason you think. For years, some management experts have argued that employees care more about the nonmonetary aspects of their jobs than they do about compensation. A new survey by Korn Ferry demonstrates just how true …

The Workplace

The World’s Best Places to Retire in 2015

With spiraling costs compelling more and more North Americans to retire overseas, retiring abroad has never been more attractive. But finding the …