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The Trendy New Anti-Ageing Beverage That Also Tackles Bloating

Golden milk—otherwise known as the turmeric latte—is having a moment. For Londoners, it's the beverage of choice right now, but we're a fickle bunch. …

25 Salads You'll Actually Look Forward to Eating for Lunch

We've all been there: You pack up a wholesome salad filled with lots of vegetables for lunch, but by the time noon rolls around you're starving and …

Vegetarian

Quick and Dirty Guide for Creating Actionable Content Marketing Personas

<i>Editor’s note:</i> <i>You may have missed this article when CMI published it in</i> <i>2015</i><i>. We’re publishing this update because well-crafted personas are so</i> …

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

The Well Economy

<b>The more we learn about health, the more it seems that health includes everything.</b><p>The definition of “health” is expanding as consumers begin to …

Our Latest TSA-Proof Beauty Hack: Solid Face Wash

Perfect for skirting the TSA liquid limits (and preventing dopp kit disasters).<p>The TSA's limit on liquids in carry-on luggage is one of the biggest travel hassles since they started making us take off our shoes. There are always one or two things you can't <i>quite</i> squish into that tiny, clear plastic …

Skin Care

I Used Design Thinking To Reinvent My Career—Here’s Why It Worked

A former lawyer explains how the methodology led her to try out life as a pastry chef before getting a master’s in psychology.<p>In 2009, my law career stalled. I was burned out and ready to make a professional change, but I had no idea where to start or what my next step should be. Should I continue …

Design thinking, explained

Solve any business problem with this approach.<p>By Rebecca Linke | September 14, 2017<p>Graphic design by Mimi Phan<p>Why It Matters<p>Coming up with an idea is …

Using Design to Design Learning Experiences

<i>In this post I share with you my learnings as a teaching fellow at Stanford d.school. This is a story of my progression told through behind-the-scene</i> …

Eight Ways To Transform Your Company's Innovation Culture

With the world changing rapidly most corporate executives are starting to feel the pressure. There is a realization that beyond cost-cutting and operational efficiency, companies must also invest in developing their innovation pipeline. At the beginning, corporate leaders often reach for easy …

Innovation

Using Design Principles to Build a Culture of Innovation

Courtesy of Shadow A Student Challenge<p>A principal chats with two elementary students in the school hallway.<p><b>Shadow a student.</b> Having now seen …

Design

The Link Between Design Thinking And Resilience

In 2009, my law career stalled. I was burned out and ready to make a professional change, but I had no idea where to start or what my next step should be. Should I continue to practice law, but in a different setting or practice area? Should I start my own business, and if so, doing what?<p>One of the …

Design

Why you need design thinking and how to put it into practice

It’s more than a methodology or a framework. Design thinking has the power to take you and your team through the trickiest of problems—often with a …

Design

David Kelley on creative confidence and aligning teams

I’ve had the good fortune of knowing David Kelley—founder of IDEO and Stanford’s d.school—for more than 20 years, since he was my undergraduate …

Design

Health Care Providers Can Use Design Thinking to Improve Patient Experiences

A hospital administrator recently talked to us about an issue that is all too common for patients: missed medical appointments. The story was about a woman named Mary (a pseudonym), a patient with a painful chronic condition who continually failed to keep her regular appointments. In an effort to …

The Design Value Index Shows What “Design Thinking” Is Worth

IBM CEO Thomas Watson Jr. famously declared “good design is good business.” Jeneanne Rae has the numbers to prove it.<p>In 2013, Rae, founder of …

UX Design

These Are the Top Six Books That Will Make You More Creative

If you read <i>What are the four principles that will lead you to breakthrough creativity?</i> and want more information, look no further.<p>Six of the best …

60 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Curl up with #12 this weekend.<p>When you've had your fill of beach reads, broaden your horizons with a selection from this list of literary masterpieces that range from moving memoirs to hilarious essays. (And okay, okay — we have some "beach" reads in here too.)

5 Signs You Should Stop Talking and Just Start Your Own Business, Already

<i>Many people talk about starting a business, but few actually do--so how do you know when you should start?</i><p>Most people have at least thought about owning their own business, even if they haven't thought very seriously about it. If everyone acted on these plans immediately, the world would be filled …

Entrepreneurship

Updated: Tiger Beer Helps Create The First Ink Brand Made From Air Pollution

The brewer teamed with India’s Graviky Labs to make some good out of all that bad.<p>Just the other day, new research called air pollution “the world’s single largest environment and human health threat.” And it doesn’t seem to be getting much better, particularly in some of the world’s most populous …

Your Self-Consciousness Is Killing Your Creativity (And What to Do About It)

Self-consciousness is the enemy of all creative expressions.<p>We are all naturally creative. The human race's creative power is distributed in all of us, not concentrated in selected few. Every object or product you know today, however old or new, however simple or sophisticated, holds the stories of …

50 Books Every Woman Should Read Before She Turns 40

Consider this your life's library.<p>This list celebrates female writers who wrote coming-of-age classics as well as modern page-turners. They've won awards, provoked discussion, and ultimately their work has become cherished favorites on the bookshelves of many.

9 Bad Habits That Can Be Toxic To Other People & How to Turn It Around

The premise of toxicity is a popular one as of late. It can be therapeutic to finally understand why someone has the ability to suck the happiness …

Travel guide to Cartagena

When to go to Cartagena<p>Cartagena moves into fifth gear for New Year. Wealthy Colombians invite a glittering crowd to stay with them in their historic …

T+L’s Definitive Guide to Cartagena

Sun-washed colonial splendor and a sultry Caribbean vibe meet modern art, luxe hotels, and some of Latin America’s best ceviche. Colin Barraclough …

Mexico City Travel: 7 Cool Things To Do in Xochimilco

Mention Xochimilco to travelers who know Mexico City and the first -- or perhaps the only -- thing to pop into their minds is a dreamily decorated trajinera, one of the colorful boats that ply the neighborhood's garden-lined canals. But there's lots more to do in Xochimilco, from unique forms of …

8 Things to Do Mexico City

With the new year come the lists telling us where Americans will be heading in 2015. And they typically include somewhere in Mexico, whether its Cancún, Cabo, or the Riviera Maya.<p>But Mexico is also home to one of the planet's great urban travel destinations -- a city with unmatched cultural …

Mexico

Spending Two Perfect Days In Mexico City

The St. Regis Mexico City<p>One of the great metropolitan cities of the world, Mexico City is making a serious comeback as a hot travel destination. …

30 Places to Visit Before You're 30

There's no better time to start that global education than when you're young (when else will you be able to take off for a month to hike Southeast Asia?). We asked our editors and Facebook fans to tell us the ONE place they would tell their younger selves to visit before age 30. How many have you …

Old Montreal: A Walking Itinerary With The Best Streets And Sights [SUMMER 2018]

There are so many things to do in Old Montreal and so many sights to see that it can be hard for neophytes to know which way to go; with its …