Several years ago, I completed an international survey of over 20,000 business owners and leaders around the world. Many of the entrepreneurs I interviewed were millionaires, mostly due to their smart
Building custom motorcycles for a living sounds like a dream. Who wouldn’t want to spend all day in the workshop—getting their hands dirty and letting their creativity run wild? The reality is, it takes
Data doesn't sound very sexy, but it's driving job growth in record numbers and is quickly finding its way into every aspect of business. It can also pay big bucks, if you know what you're doing. Big jobs
It takes a very, very brave builder to tackle an MV Agusta. The slogan of the Varese company is ‘Motorcycle Art,’ and for once, the advertising is true. But Winston Yeh didn’t baulk when he got a call
The 2016 finalists for the second annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have been announced, and they are predictably delightful. A grinning owl. A fish slapping a bear in the face. An unfortunate
Wacky engineering always makes for good eye candy. But every time we see it, we think the same thing: does it work? For Dutch builder Wido Veldkamp, that question is a deal breaker. Bikes that come from
When Amazon CTO Werner Vogels talks about his company’s philosophy around innovation, it’s probably a good idea to listen. Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos has always found a way to capitalize on technology
Have you paid much attention to the daily rhythm of your life? We all function in accordance with a specific rhythm. Early-birds (like me) wake up with the sunrise, energized and ready to engage with world.
When the snow reclaims a nation. From 2013 to 2015, Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko traveled thousands of miles to some of the most remote regions of the country to photograph once-proud structures
Cape Town-based photographer Johnny Miller captures the divisive architecture left over from apartheid. In places of racial, economic, or civic inequality, architecture can play a central role in furthering
The Snap aerial camera by Vantage Robotics draws inspiration from Formula 1 race cars. A Formula 1 race car is designed so that in the event of a crash, individual parts and components can be removed replaced
HBR STAFF Every design project extends beyond the brief. No matter how straightforward and discrete a project seems at first, it will unfold in the context of a complicated, networked, and messily human
It’s a good time to be hunting for new motorcycle gear. Manufacturers have finally cottoned on to the fact that style and functionality need not be mutually exclusive—and riders are reaping the benefits.
In the playground of custom BMWs, the K100 is the kid that always gets picked last for the team. It’s awkward, bulky and hard to restyle—but it’s packing a gem of an engine. Munich-based lawyer and photographer
The BMW R nineT ranks as one of our favorite modern motorcycles. But although it’s classy, it’s also laden with components all vying for attention. This new build from Paris’ Clutch Custom Motorcycles
It’s not uncommon for a custom builder to develop a signature style over time. And Taiwan’s Rough Crafts is a prime example. Front man Winston Yeh’s trademark look is unmistakable. But what happens when
Customizing the BMW R nine T can be tricky. It’s a handsome motorcycle out of the box, so most owners are content to just swap out a few bits or tick the options sheet. But to truly transform it, you to
While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou’s self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace.
If you ever find yourself traveling outside of Paris, you may be surprised to encounter a series of high-rise buildings looming in the distance. These large housing projects, known as the "Grand Ensembles,"
The My Edit Notepad helps marketers use the Think With Google online service, just by checking off boxes with a pencil on paper. Think With Google is a service Google offers that gives marketers insight
By the late 1980s, the simple, classic styling of most BMW airheads had turned gawky. The R80 RT was especially afflicted: its enormous fairing and sticky-out mirrors pleased the long-distance riders,
Montana-based artist Beth Cavener articulates intense human emotions and psychology through dynamic sculptures of animals. Using pipe joints, wooden dowels, and clay, she forms tense beasts that embody