Danielle Baxter

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What Will Meerkat Do Without Twitter?

That’s the danger of building on someone else’s platform. You never know when they’ll pivot into your business and steamroll you. Last night, that happened to Meerkat.<p>The livestreaming app was built entirely on Twitter, piggybacking on it for identity, communication, and distribution. Yesterday …

Social Media

Articles about kansas city home looks its neighbors reveals truly modern sensibility on Dwell.com - Dwell

Drawing on family lore and the vernacular of a venerable neighborhood, an architect creates a comfortable, adaptable home for his...<p>A rainy start to the Brooklyn Home Tour—the closing event of City Modern—didn't deter those who turned out for a peek into five...<p>Kansas City is a sprawling 318 square …

Kansas City

10 of the Best Places to Find Free Icons and Image Assets Online

Like many creative types, I tend to get a bit giddy when I find art that inspires and captivates. However, as a web designer, I jump for joy when I …

Hipster Vintage Logo Pack

Download the Hipster Vintage Logo Pack, a set of stylish logos and icons.<p>This download pack is equipped with 18 vintage logos plus 24 bonus icons …

Humility: The Secret To Confident Leadership

Successful entrepreneurs must consistently focus on improving and promoting themselves and their companies. Personal motivation, individual sacrifice, and self-promotion are necessary and important components to moving a business forward. But once the herculean task of creating a business has been …

Entrepreneurship

“I think every girl is a type of slut”: What an attempted mass-murderer’s words reveal about our sexual culture

Ben Moynihan is clearly abnormal, but his attitudes about women who refuse to have sex with him are scarily common<p>“When women won’t talk to you, it’s heart breaking. Why are they fussy with men now days?” Who do you think wrote that sentence? Maybe an angst-ridden teenage boy who just hasn’t yet …

4 Stories Great Leaders Tell To Engage Their People

German novelist and playwright Gustav Freytag wanted to understand how storytelling impacted the human psyche. He wondered, “What makes a story so engaging that it changes a person’s behavior?” After studying William Shakespeare’s work, Freytag designed a map of storytelling—a key that explained …

Leadership

Samantha Harvey: “We don’t always have to write about women in the context of their relationships with men”

The “Dear Thief” author on why we’re only just starting to see great novels about female friendship<p>"Dear Thief" ties with Catherine Lacey’s "Nobody is Ever Missing" as the two best novels I read in 2014. It's a book that more people should be reading and talking about; a book that sort of slipped …

To Paint Is to Love Again: Henry Miller on Art, How Hobbies Enrich Us, and Why Good Friends Are Essential for Creative Work

“What sustains the artist is the look of love in the eyes of the beholder. Not money, not the right connections, not exhibitions, not flattering reviews.”<p>One particularly icy winter day not too long ago, I reluctantly retired my bike, took the subway into Manhattan, and gave up my seat to a kindly …

Literature

The mystery of American Sniper's plastic babies

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Behind The Scenes of The 'Bitch in Business' Video | Inc.com

The producers behind a video sweeping the internet this week said their inspiration for the viral hit came from the desire to start a new conversation about workplace equality.<p>"The intention was initially to create this video for the Columbia Business School community," says co-director Irina …

Emma Watson

The Body in Room 348

The corpse at the Eleganté Hotel stymied the Beaumont, Texas, police. They could find no motive for the killing of popular oil-and-gas man Greg Fleniken—and no explanation for how he had received his strange internal injuries. Bent on tracking down his killer, Fleniken’s widow, Susie, turned to …

Don’t apologize to me for your rape joke

A dinner party, new people, a joke about rape: It was already bad enough. Then he said sorry, and it only got worse<p>I was at a relative’s birthday party not long ago with a lot of people I didn’t know. All of the guests were already close friends, and for the most part they, like me, were in their …

The secret history of beauty: How the Greeks invented Western civilization’s biggest idea

People think of beauty as universal to the human experience. But the truth is actually much more complicated<p>The English word <i>beauty</i> is semantically rich; that is, it has a wide range of meanings and connotations. In everyday speech, this is not a problem: we can apply the noun, or the corresponding …

3 Keys to Thrive as Facebook Gets Less Promotional

By now we are all aware Facebook's organic reach plummeted in 2014. An Ogilvy analysis found that organic posts' reach fell from 12% to 6% over the …

Marketing

Want to Be Happy and Successful? Choose Love Over Fear | Inc.com

Are you reaching for what you love, or running away from what you fear? The right choice can make a huge difference to your success, your sense of fulfillment, and your happiness.<p>This past spring, the comedian Jim Carrey made a commencement speech at Maharishi University of Management that has …

Motivation

How to Help Your Team Achieve More Than They Think They Can | Inc.com

You know your team is capable of greatness. You know they're able to achieve a lot more than they believe they can. How can you help them get there?<p>For Dan Schoenbaum, CEO of collaboration software company Redbooth and a former sniper in the Israeli paratrooper force, the answer lies in the …

Customers

The Best Longreads Of 2014 On World Affairs

The year 2014 was a tumultuous one, with more than its fair share of world-changing events. The media has covered the chaos using all the methods at its disposal: Live blogs, images and rapid on-the-ground reporting have allowed journalists to disseminate the news in real time, giving a visceral …

You Got Them to Click – Now What? Four Ideas. | Inc.com

Many companies spend countless hours and dollars scheming ways to get people to their websites. Marketing campaigns, public relations, SEO, direct advertising, promotions, social media, online ads and websites themselves can suck companies--especially startups--dry.<p>But they're essential because if …

Marketing

The 101 Best Genius Life Hacks That Make Life Easier

Try out these 101 life hacks that are easy to-do, simple and effective. I have compiled my absolute favourites that make my life easier into one big …

Book Bag: Great Books About Cuba

From fiction to reportage to history, a Cuba expert selects her favorite books that capture the beauty, heartache, and inextinguishable soul of this …

19 Of The Best Snow Scenes In Art

Today marks the official start of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, otherwise known as the Winter Solstice. Or, if you prefer, the most wonderful time of the year. 'Tis the season of rosy cheeks, icy sidewalks and hot chocolate, all the makings of a spectacular Bing Crosby holiday movie.<p>But winter …

10 Hot Markets To Watch In 2015

With the final days of 2014 approaching, it’s time to start thinking about the new year. You could be like me and resolve to experience lots of new things, like taking improv classes, getting a pet, and visiting Australia … or you could be looking to make a big life change, like relocating to a …

In Trump's America, The Handmaid's Tale matters more than ever

<i>Does It Hold Up is a chance to re-experience childhood favorites of books, movies, TV shows, video games, and other cultural phenomenon decades later. Have they gotten better like a fine wine, or are we drinking cork? This piece was originally published in December 2014.</i><p>A few weeks ago, I mentioned …

USA TODAY

Apps that Go Beyond News<p>The USA TODAY app allows you to be completely immersed in the news with award-winning storytelling and photography, rich-media videos, full 360-degree experiences and virtual reality.<p>Now you can get the same great content, with zero interruptions. Download now and start a …

Apps

50 Startup Founders You Need To Follow On Twitter

<b>Editor’s Note: This is not an official FORBES list.</b><p>If founding a startup was easy, then there would be a lot more people participating in the exciting and sometimes exhausting trip that entrepreneurs experience on a daily basis. That’s why we sometimes need some advice, inspiration and insights …