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This half-hour exercise can get you out of your career rut

You can’t always take a weeklong vacation to reflect and reset, but if you can get away from your office for an hour, this technique can put things into fresh perspective.<p>Summer is finally here, and you’re thinking about your dream vacation. You conjure up images of sitting by the pool, drinking an …

Self-improvement

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management

Struggling to Make Sense of Your Company's Financial Data? Here Are 5 Key Financial Metrics You Need to Know

Many CEOs struggle with choosing which financial metrics to pay attention to. While every company has unique numbers based on their own business model, here at five that every leader should watch.<p>Every business has its own set of critical numbers and metrics. If you're a software-as-a-service …

Small Business

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

How to accomplish more in 30 days than most people do in 365

“The best ambition killer is trying to play someone else’s game.” — Dan Sullivan<p>Craig Ballantyne, author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the …

Sullivans Cove Named World’s Best Single Cask Single Malt Whisky in 2018

Tasmanian distillers of distinction, Sullivans Cove, have once more taken out the top prize at the World Whiskies Awards, with their already coveted …

How Can You Tell Someone Is a True Leader? Look for 1 Skill That Makes Bosses Cringe

This superhuman skill is foundational for effective communication.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf, the founder of the modern servant leadership movement, once said: "Don't assume, because you are intelligent, able, and well-motivated, that you are open to communication, that you know how to listen."<p>Is that an …

What Is Sleep-Storming (and Could It Help You Be More Productive)?

We know that getting a good night’s sleep keeps our skin clear, our moods stable and our weight in check. But could a restful night help you figure …

These 5 Speaking Habits Make People Want To Collaborate With You

The words you use can either turn people away or make them fall over themselves for a chance to work with you.<p>Everyone needs to know how to collaborate well, and you can practice that skill in many ways: by setting up working groups, lending a hand to your coworkers, and checking in to make sure …

12 Ways to Master Your Calendar and Manage Your Time for Maximum Results

Getting more done is all about assigning sufficient time to work without distraction on what is most important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Charles Darwin once said, “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” Some people, and …

18 Things You Need To Give Up To Become A High-Achieving Person

A secret about success is that it is just as much about what you give up as what you gain.<p>Are you willing to give up late nights out for late nights in working? Are you willing to turn a deaf ear to blind criticisms? Are you willing to listen to helpful ones? Are you going to be able to give up the …

Self-help

This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …

Work-life Balance

Old Fashioned week: The story behind one of the world's most famous cocktails and where to get them in Edinburgh

Cocktail expert and blogger the Mixolosopher looks at the history of the Old Fashioned and provides some of the best places to get this classic …

The tiny distillery making Japan into a whisky superpower

Just over a decade ago, it took all of Ichiro Akuto’s powers of persuasion to convince a bank to lend him the money to open a whisky distillery.<p>Today, despite working out of modest premises with just two tiny pot stills in the hills of Chichibu, a town 100 km northwest of Tokyo, Akuto’s single …

Whiskey

Recipe: Monkey Manhattan cocktail

Valentine’s Day. Yeh, it’s back again.<p>Either you’ll be forking out for a nice dinner somewhere, or you’ll be sitting at home watching whatever you’ve …

List-Worthy

Get Your Hands On the Oldest Irish Single Malt Ever Bottled

The Teeling family started making whiskey in 1782, but neither they nor anybody else has ever bottled an Irish Single Malt as old as old as this one: …

Single Malt Whisky

9 fab empowering TED talks that will zoom you towards SUCCESS

Is SUCCESS important to you? Check out these techniques that will empower you to take action right now. You'll zoom yourself towards success.

TED Talks

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Travel

Are You Guilty of Wasting Your Time This Way? | Inc.com

When you want to be productive but you don't know what to do, or you want to be effective but you keep getting distracted, you end up wasting a lot of time.<p>The way to put a stop to our biggest time wasters is to identify them.<p>Here are 10 of the top time wasters we are all guilty of, if you see …

Tripdelta Finds Cheaper Flights Through "Secret" Airport Routes

Flying through the major hubs of the big airlines could make your trips more expensive than they should be. Tripdelta finds the hidden airports that …

Los Angeles

World Heritage Site Pictures: Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls isn't the tallest waterfall in the world, nor is it the widest, but it certainly rates as one of the most impressive phenomena in nature. Victoria Falls, which is shared between Zambia and Zimbabwe, checks in at more than a mile wide at the point where the Zambezi River cascades down …

Travel Photography

7 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Brain Work Remarkably Well | Inc.com

Have you gotten through all the important tasks you need or hope to get done today? Neither have I. Yet with ever-more-loaded schedules, tight deadlines, and the constant flow of new opportunities, most of us are working longer, trying to fit it all in.<p>That's the wrong approach. There's plenty of …

Time Management

Italian bank takes cheese as collateral for loans

We all know of the gold standard, but have you heard of the cheese standard?<p>Credito Emiliano bank, in the Emilia Romagna region of northern Italy, has been accepting giant wheels of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese as collateral for small-business loans since 1953.<p>The unusual banking method is now the …

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Mac|Life

In-depth Apple advice for all your devices<p>Our team of writers has been using Apple products for years, and knows them inside and out, as well as the …

Google Wallet for iOS can now split your tab between friends

Apple <i>still</i> hasn't opened up NFC support for Google Wallet, but it doesn't mean Mountain View can't add some other sweet new features to the app's iOS version. This latest update brings in a handful of new functions, including Touch ID support that lets you unlock the app with your fingerprint and …

BitTorrent Launches New Browser, Hopes to Change the Web

A new browser from BitTorrent hopes to change the way the web works and bring a more distributed internet than ever before.<p>The browser, dubbed “Project Maelstrom,” is in invite-only alpha right now and uses peer-to-peer technology to make the internet more open by giving the control back to users, …

How To Use Your iPhone Like A Pro: Post-Processing

Earlier in this series we learned how to take awesome photos—and video footage—with your iPhone’s camera. I’ve even shown how to push what’s possible …

Popcorn Time’s Torrents Streamer to Get AirPlay Support

- Jul 29, 2014<p>Popcorn Time, the somewhat questionable service that allows you to stream movie torrents just like they were Netflix content, is adding …

Wine economics: How much does that bottle cost?

Have you ever wondered about wine economics–what are the costs of a bottle of wine? While the industry, made up mostly of private companies, often …