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Neuroscience Of Meditation: How To Make Your Mind Awesome

So is meditation just another fad that pops up from time to time like bell-bottom jeans? Nope. Research shows it really helps you be healthier, …

Moleskine Has Opened A Cafe. Doodlers Welcome

The famed notebook maker’s latest creativity-celebrating venture revolves around coffee.<p>Tucked inside every Moleskine notebook is a slip of paper that tells the brand’s history. Picasso, Hemingway, and Matisse famously sketched, wrote, and mused in generic black notebooks made by a small …

Doodling

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

Crucial Lessons From My Time In A Monastery

<i>By Gigi Falk, Duke student</i><p>I have focused my meditation in these past days on the art of breathing, as I use my breath to draw every corner of my wandering, sleepy, or agitated mind back into my current moment of existence. By continuously drawing my attention to nothing but the rising and falling …

One Day: 'I turned my bad online dates into a business'

It’s Sunday lunchtime and I’m standing outside Waterloo station waiting to meet my date – a David Beckham lookalike I met online. I’m excited. In his pictures, he has a strong jawline, well-styled brown hair and he looks tall and confident. Just my type.<p>I notice an exhausted-looking man shuffling …

3D Illustrations of Pop Culture Characters and Objects Deserted in a Post-Apocalyptic World

In “Stretched Out”, a drowsy Simon’s Cat who has been sleeping outside all day was awoken by his human who was ready to feed him dinner. As with many …

This Is How the Smartest Entrepreneurs Lead Teams

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Gucci Launches Online-Only “Gucci Garden” Capsule Line

In his year and half tenure at Gucci, creative director Alessandro Michele has turned the legendary Italian brand into one immediately associated …

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Seiva Branding by Vinicius Hideki

Brand identity design by Vinicius Hideki for Seiva.<p>Vinicius Hideki is a São Paulo, Brazil based graphic and product designer. He recently complete …

6 Ways to Keep Your Startup Agile While Growing

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In football, the running back is known for his agility in running with the ball after receiving a pass or handoff from the quarterback or another teammate. As football players go, he’s lean and on the smaller side - 5’11” is the …

Startups

JP Morgan CEO Says 'There's Nothing Mystical' About Online Lending Startups

JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon has been warning Wall Street that Silicon Valley is “coming” for some time now, but he made some telling comments on the …

Reinventing The Tech Accelerator

The old model threw accelerators and startups into a shotgun marriage that only sometimes worked, says the founder of Tech Wildcatters.<p>In late 2009, when Gabriella Draney-Zielke started Dallas-based startup accelerator Tech Wildcatters, the accelerator was still a relatively new idea; there were …

The valuable lessons Silicon Valley should learn from Australian startups

Australian startups are used to hearing about what they can do to be more like their cousins in Silicon Valley. Most often: Don't be afraid of …

Russell Wilson’s New Clothing Brand Wants to Make You a Good Man

“We’re going to change a culture through fashion.” That’s Russell Wilson talking about Good Man Brand, his new men’s lifestyle label launching, well, right now. After an appearance and Q&A at Nordstrom’s downtown Seattle flagship today (check out @gq_magazine on Snapchat for an inside look), the …

Forget Flipkart and Ola. Here are the other richest startups in Bangalore.

“I don’t think building this scale would be possible if I didn’t move base to Bangalore,” Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal recently said at an event.<p>He …

This former ad agency CEO says the ad industry has 3 major delusions holding it back

Hoffman has become known as the "Ad Contrarian." He sold his firm in 2013 and since then the caustic, but funny ex-ad man has made a name for himself in critiquing the ad business.<p>Speaking at the Shift 2016 conference in London on Tuesday, he said that there are three major misconceptions clouding …

A Harvard psychologist says your success in any situation hinges on 3 things

As she described in her 2012 TED Talk, power-posing is about taking advantage of the body-mind connection: You adopt the body language of powerful people so that you feel and act more confident.<p>But power posing is just one path to a state of calm self-confidence that will help you succeed in …

6 Ways to Kill Your Startup

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Sometimes the best way to learn how to do something is to understand how NOT to do something—to …

Business of Fashion boss: ‘People on the inside don’t see how exciting it is’

How founder Imran Amed turned a bedroom blog into a must read for a trillion dollar industry<p>Not long ago Imran Amed would sneak, blag or beg his way into fashion shows and stand furtively at the back. After years as a management consultant, he was transfixed by this strange industry – the clothes, …

Harvard Business School

New marketplace helps angel investors, startup employees sell their shares to VCs

Exits are vital for a startup ecosystem. They improve liquidity because investors can sell their stocks and redeploy those funds into new …

7 strategies Coca-Cola used to become one of the world's most recognizable brands

Now people in more than 200 countries drink 1.9 billion servings every day, according to The Coca-Cola Company.<p>Having a product people enjoy is far from the only thing needed to become one of the world's most valuable companies. Coca-Cola used seven key design and marketing strategies, which made …

These 3 Airlines Get the Most Hate on Social Media

Three U.S. airlines top a new list of the most hated airlines in the world, underscoring how far passengers believe America’s airlines have slipped …

Meaningful Work Beats Over-the-Top Perks Every Time

A few years ago, I visited a Bay Area startup, and when the receptionist greeted me in the lobby, she asked a standard question: “Would you care for something to drink?” I asked for a water, but she responded with a counteroffer: “We’re pouring a very oaky Chardonnay today.”<p>It was just after …

The Workplace

How P&G Plans to Fix Its China Business

Procter & Gamble (pg) missed the boat in the mother of all emerging markets by underestimating the sophistication of consumers in China and their …

After taking a $42 million write-down on its original TV shows, Yahoo has reportedly laid off the team responsible

Those layoffs include Ian Moffitt, the executive in charge of the so-called Yahoo Originals division, which created TV shows for the Yahoo Screen video service. The Screen service shut down in early 2016.<p>In Moffitt's 19-month stint in the role, the company produced shows like the revived sitcom …

The lingerie brand that refuses to airbrush models just took another step to be more relatable to women than Victoria's Secret

On Thursday the underwear brand, launches a new push in support of the National Eating Disorders Association's (NEDA) National Eating Disorders Week. It's the first time a big brand has partnered with the organization.<p>The largest lingerie player in the market, Victoria's Secret, markets itself …

The 25 hottest San Francisco startups to watch in 2016

Business Insider talked to industry insiders, venture capitalists, and startup founders and looked at some fundraising data from PitchBook and CB Insights to derive this list of startups to watch in 2016.<p>To limit the list, we looked at companies founded in the last five years and narrowed it down …

Adidas is working to fix a huge mistake it's been making for decades

The Wall Street Journal reported last year that Adidas was facing a major challenge — to make the brand cool again amid falling market share.<p>But the company appears to have identified a way to improve its business that might be bigger than attaining the elusive goal of becoming cool: selling to …

Mindfulness Isn’t Much Harder than Mindlessness

I’ve been researching mindfulness since the early 1970s. New findings emerge from our lab and others each year, showing what a powerful factor mindfulness is with respect to our health, happiness, and effectiveness. Everything we do, we do mindfully or mindlessly, which suggests that it can be one …

Mindfulness

Backlash against AussieBum’s Australia Day undies shows why brands need to be aware of cultural sensitivities, expert says

Brands need to be aware of cultural sensitivities with their products and advertising after an Australian underwear company has been accused of being …