Brandi Granderson

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How to Turn Your Love of Fashion Into $700K a Year PR Firm

Starting a public relations agency isn’t necessarily the most traditional path to find work in the fashion industry. But a love for art and fashion …

The New Science of Building Great Teams

Artwork: Andy Gilmore, Chromatic, 2010, digital drawing<p>If you were looking for teams to rig for success, a call center would be a good place to start. The skills required for call center work are easy to identify and hire for. The tasks involved are clear-cut and easy to monitor. Just about every …

Three Ways to Actually Engage Employees

Nobody washes a rental car.<p>People will go the extra mile only if they feel they have ownership. It’s much the same in the workplace. Employees who take ownership of their work — and who feel that what they are doing matters — are far more likely than others to feel engaged on the job.<p>You can have …

Introducing GQ's Men of the Year 2013 Photos | GQ

Toggle Scroll<p>November 12, 2013<p>See the cover stars of our annual awards issue, starring Matthew McConaughey, Will Ferrell, Justin Timberlake, Kendrick Lamar, and James Gandolfini

How to Develop Charisma | The Art of Manliness

For the last few weeks we’ve been talking about the three components of personal charisma. First we explored the importance of Presence – giving …

Meet the Best-Dressed Men of the Year, starting with Mr David Gandy. See all the pics here: http://ow.ly/rsEtV

Man Meets Woman

I'm finding myself drawn to menswear designers these days. The look and the feel of menswear brands encompass a cool ease traditionally not felt in womenswear. However, as a woman, who enjoys promoting her femininity, I also need a brand that fits my curves and my personality. So where do they …

The Man Repeller's 15 Things Every Woman Should Have

Leandra Medine breaks it down.<p>We've always appreciated AnOther Magazine's perfectly edited list of 15 things every man should have, as told by gentleman, designer, auteur, dad, and not-quite-everyman Tom Ford—and thought women deserve an equally insightful breakdown. So we turned to a woman who …

Articles about abandoned factories modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple embarks on a new life together by establishing a homestead on a dilapidated lot in a buzzworthy corner of San...<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, …

Architecture

Articles about 7 modern steel homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far …

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The jeweller of kings: Cartier exhibition opens at the Grand Palais, Paris

The elegant woman from the world-famous jewellers looked momentarily puzzled: "The Halo diadem? … Ah, you mean Kate's tiara."<p>She led the way through the Salon d'Honneur at the Grand Palais in Paris to a velvet-lined display case containing a platinum and diamond tiara fit for a princess.<p>To ensure …

Grandma Bercher's Cinnamon Rolls

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Jess O'Toole of La Domestique introduces us to her German grandmother's cinnamon rolls, beloved by an entire town.</i><p><i></i><p><i></i><p>Cinnamon rolls are a Bercher family tradition. It all …

Sweet Potato Biscuit Pillows with Honey and Coconut Oil

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: Biscuits that live up to their name. (Seriously.)</i><p>WHO: TheWimpyVegetarian is a blogger, food writer, and cooking teacher …

Gubana: Your New Favorite Holiday Pastry

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should make gubana -- a sweet, swirling nut roll from northern Italy -- for the holidays this year.</i><p>There's nothing like the scents of …

Your Last-Minute Thanksgiving Menu

It's Tuesday, and you didn't know this yesterday, but you have a Thanksgiving meal to cook.<p>Maybe a small army of guests just flew in to surprise you. Maybe every single one of the cousins and nephews and nieces in your family materialized with a significant other just in time for the big day. Maybe …

Sweet Potato Waffles, Sweet or Savory

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: The versatile waffle for the morning after Thanksgiving -- and, really, for all other mornings.</i><p>These …

Thanksgiving Prep

If you're reading this and you aren't aware today is Thanksgiving, you might be in for a rude awakening.<p>But for those of you who haven't left the kitchen in hours, today is the day your hard work pays off. Soon enough, you'll be enjoying the cranberry sauce, Brussels sprouts, gravy, mashed …

11 New Ways to Use Leftovers

You're probably a little full right now. You convinced yourself the annual post-meal nap was due to tryptohphan (it's not!), and you gave plenty of thanks. But it's not time write off Thanksgiving just yet -- your Tupperware is stuffed to the brim. Why not transform your leftovers into dishes that …

Pear Daiquiri

<i>You'll no longer have to buy a plane ticket to get in on the cocktails at Seattle's Essex: Owners Brandon Pettit and Molly Wizenberg (a.k.a. Orangette) will be sharing their favorite recipes with us, every other week. Drink up, people.</i><p><i>Today: A drink trend worth paying attention to, that happens to</i> …

Creative Uses for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Two days after Thanksgiving, and your fridge is still stuffed with stuffing. And turkey. And mashed potatoes. You already made perfectly loaded turkey sandwiches yesterday, so now you need new ideas to put those leftovers to good use.<p>This question has come up time and time again on the …

10 Reasons to Date a Fashion Girl

As if you needed one...<p><b>1. You'll never wear an embarrassing outfit again.</b> We know you've just been waiting for someone to finally make you throw away those cargo khakis.<p><b>2. Cool parties, restaurant openings and impossible to get into clubs will become your regular evening plans.</b> And not that you'll …

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