JiJi

2,943 Flips | 10 Magazines | 6 Likes | 14 Following | 248 Followers | @Jiji1231 | Keep up with JiJi on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “JiJi”

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

32 Genius Gadgets Under $40 On Amazon That Are Basically Out Of A Black Mirror Episode

<i>Black Mirror</i> is science fiction, but sometimes it hits pretty close to home — and today’s modern world is actually filled with high-tech devices that …

7 Books to Read if You’re a First-time Boss

<b>Email your money conundrums, from the technical to the psychological, to</b> <b>mytwocents@nymag.com</b><p><i>The first time I agreed to manage someone, I thought,</i> She …

Sheryl Sandberg

39 questions to make small talk with anyone

There’s nothing quite like breaking the conversational barrier with a friend or co-worker. In order to reach that level of chummy rapport, though, …

The Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my weeklong …

Nutrition

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …

10 books Richard Branson thinks everyone should read

Over the years he has offered up dozens of titles that have kept his attention and helped him grow as a businessman.<p>We can't guarantee you'll follow in the entrepreneur's footsteps, but the books could certainly set you in the right direction.

Books

Porsche Surprised Coffee Drinkers at a Cafe With Something to Really Wake Them Up

Recently, a coffee shop in Carson, Calif., began offering customers a mysterious new beverage called E-Jolt, telling them it was so “incredibly …

30 Festive Christmas Ads That Will Really Get You in the Holiday Spirit

‘Tis the season for blockbuster holiday commercials. And we’re keeping track of all them right here. See below for all the Christmas marketing …

Silicon Valley’s Martin Starr Chills in the ‘No Pressure Zone’ in Hotwire’s Surreal New Ads

Shopping for a good price on a hotel room can be stressful, with deals coming and going all the time. But with Hotwire, you don’t have to stress out, …

DraftKings Summons a Daft Doctor to Cure What Ails Fantasy-Football Fans

If you’re suffering from silly-sounding, made-up ailments related to fantasy sports, the DraftKings doctor will see you now.<p>That’s Dr. Aftkings (see …

Volvo’s Remarkable New Films About Human Achievement Don’t Look Much Like Ads at All

Volvo journeys to the bottom of the sea and explores the remarkably resilient recesses of the human mind in these evocative, intense and ultimately …

Nostalgia and Innovation Have Kept the Nearly 100-Year-Old Klondike Competitive

It’s one of free-market capitalism’s articles of faith that competition breeds excellence. Case in point: A handheld treat called the Klondike bar.<p>It …

Orbit Gum Saves You From Sticky Situations in Fun Ads From BBDO

You find yourself caught up in a bank robbery, face down on the floor, praying for your life as a bunch of animal-masked miscreants blow open the …

Kohl’s and Yoplait Each Devoted Nearly $2.7 Million to Placing New Ads Last Week

With a new school year on the horizon and several reality and competition shows airing, last week saw a slight increase in the amount advertisers …

NFL Fans Catch Thursday Night Football No Matter What in Comical Ads by GS&P

NFL fans will do almost anything to catch their favorite teams during the season. They’re almost as obsessive as Game of Thrones fanatics.<p>They’ll lie …

Ikea Explores the Trials of Single Parenting in Its Latest Honest Take on Family Life

Having explored divorce, teenage angst and adoption in ads for its home country of Sweden this past year, Ikea takes the “Where Life Happens” …

Cricket Wireless Turns the Tables on John Cena in the Week’s Weepiest Ad

Tough guys do cry, and their water works can bring us all to tears. And isn’t a good collective sob what we really need right now?<p>Cricket Wireless …

The 10 Best Ads of 2016

It’s been an undeniably rough year, but at least we had some brilliant advertising along the way to inspire, amuse and delight us.<p>Adweek’s picks for …

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

25 DIY Projects to Tackle Before Summer Ends

Now's the time to wrap up these home improvement projects before the weather turns.<p>You've still got a few weeks left to tackle those last-minute DIY projects you've been meaning to get to all summer.

Guys Bribe Their Girlfriends to Watch Soccer Alone in Heineken Ad With an Awesome Twist

What if you had the perfect excuse to watch the UEFA Champions League Final at an epic Heineken party … without your girlfriend?<p>That's the setup in …

This Ingenious Dinner Plate, Invented by an Ad Agency, Can Lighten a Meal by 30 Calories

Some of the best food on Earth is pretty greasy, so one agency in Thailand has come up with a simple way to lighten things up.<p>BBDO Bangkok partnered …

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in April

Kobe Bryant's retirement ads were as dominant as the NBA star himself on the April 2016 YouTube Ads Leaderboard, presented by Google and Adweek, …

Ad of the Day: Pandora Gives Real People the Brutal Task of Describing the Power of Music

Advertisers have been trying forever in commercials to communicate the power of music, and it's almost an impossible task.<p>Yes, ads can use particular …

In New IBM Ads, Watson Chides Ridley Scott for His Portrayal of Artificial Intelligence

IBM's Watson is perhaps most famous for beating its human competition in Jeopardy, but this week, IBM continued its ad campaign highlighting how the …

How Volvo Stole Energy From Other Cars on a California Highway to Power This SUV

Volvo's new XC90 T8 hybrid is more than just a potential getaway car. It's a twin-engine thief that steals power from other vehicles.<p>At least, that's …

Cookie Monster Is Even More Impatient in This Great Bonus Footage From the Apple Ad

Fake behind-the-scenes footage, where celebrities are playing exaggerated versions of themselves, can be fun if a bit narcissistic. Luckily, that's …

Ad of the Day: How Ogilvy Berlin Fought Back After the Republishing of Hitler’s Mein Kampf

Adolf Hitler's notorious autobiography/fascist screed Mein Kampf (translation, My Struggle) was published in Germany this year for this first time …