Lisa M

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How to Be a Storyteller

Creating good stories is how companies convince preoccupied, information-overloaded consumers there is something worth their time and interest. …

Becoming More Innovative in 2015: Innovation Resolutions

What are you going to do this coming year to be more innovative? Innovative organizations deserve innovative leaders and members and if you’re not consciously thinking about how you might improve your own personal innovativeness, you’re abdicating on an important managerial responsibility.<p>Since …

The foodie traveller on ... new markets in Johannesburg

It’s Sunday lunchtime in Market on Main in Johannesburg’s Maboneng Precinct. The place is buzzing with foodies sipping craft ale from SMACK! Republic’s onsite brewery, and munching on fragrant paella served from enormous pans, and speciality biltong, South Africa’s famous dried meat. Meanwhile, a …

A Look Inside Airbnb's Portland Office

Since its launch in 2008, Airbnb has been slowly changing the hospitality landscape with its<p>Since its launch in 2008, Airbnb has been slowly changing the hospitality landscape with its innovative peer-to-peer accommodation concept which offers a wide array of choices in countless cities for any …

Grownup tomboys: how to dress like a gentlewoman

Most of the women whose style I admire dress a bit like men. I’m thinking marvellous Maxine Peake (and not just when she’s playing Hamlet), American Vogue’spreppy fashion director Tonne Goodman and, a particular favourite, the French model and muse Inès de la Fressange. These are elegant tomboys; …

Becoming More Innovative in 2014

Organizations don’t innovate, people do. Organizations that are admired for being especially innovative don’t hire genetically different people than are available to the rest of us, they just make different managerial choices that allow their people to be more innovative. Leadership does this (or, …

Big Society Capital sets aside £15m for companies that want to deliver social enterprise

Companies that are able to pitch a project generating 'strong’ business and social value in the UK will be able to win the investment<p>Big Society Capital, the social investment bank founded by City veteran Sir Ronald Cohen, will this week reveal plans to give up to £15m to any private sector company …

5 Holiday Main Courses that Deserve Their Centerpiece Status

A fish, a fowl, a roast: Make one of these impressive main courses for your holiday dinner, and your guests won't be able to stop talking about it.<p>The holidays are a time to celebrate with abandon, pull out all the stops, and make dinners you'll be talking about until <i>next</i> December. These are the …

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My Family Love Story, by Seth Rogen

<b>Seth Rogen and his wife, Lauren Miller, watched as her mother lost her ability to speak, feed, and dress herself, all by age 60. Now Rogen, star of the new movie The Interview, bravely tells Glamour how that changed their lives, their marriage—and their future. As told to Alex Morris</b><p>I think humor …

Why Habitat For Humanity Isn’t Building As Many Houses As It Used To

Habitat For Humanity, a charity largely known for building houses with the help of volunteer labor, isn’t building that many houses anymore. According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>:<p>The number of homes Habitat renovated in the U.S. more than doubled to 1,435 in its 2014 fiscal year that ended June 30 …

Young inventor’s intelligent food expiry label could save tonnes of needless waste

In September this year, 22-year-old Solveiga Pakštaité won the national leg of the James Dyson award for a tiny yet remarkable design that was only ever meant to be her final major project at university. The product? Bump Mark: a super-smart, super-simple, gelatine-filled expiry label for food …

How to wear black and not look boring

Black is always a fail-safe option once the festivities kick in. Figure flattering, effortless and sharp – it’s the reliable, grownup go-to. There’s a velvet jacket in my wardrobe that does the rounds at this time of year that I bought for a fiver in a second-hand shop. Slip it on over a simple …

3 ways to get comfortable with taking risks

Last week, <i>Fortune</i>’s Caroline Fairchild kicked off a panel on entrepreneurship at <i>Fortune</i>’s Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit by asking the audience …

Tigh Port na Long House on the Isle of Skye, Scotland

The Tigh Port na Long house on the Isle of Skye in Scotland – A project completed by Dualchas Architects.<p>The team of Dualchas Architects has …

Top 10 budget beach stays in Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

<b>Wild Coast</b><p><b>Swell Eco Lodge, Mngcibe</b><br>Offering a stylish and serene alternative to the sometimes rowdy backpacker lodges in nearby Coffee Bay, Swell Eco Lodge is a clutch of thatched rondavels on a grassy hillside at the mouth of the Mdumbi river, with sweeping ocean views. Each unit is spacious, with …

On the Red Couch with Ebola Photographer Kieran Kesner

<i>Earlier this year, photographer Kieran Kesner graduated from New York University when he got the break of a lifetime: The photo editor from The Wall</i> …

5 Modern Magazines to Celebrate Art Basel in Miami Beach

Jenn de la Vega / December 3, 2014<p>Art Basel showcases new contemporary artwork with galleries and performance art in Basel, Hong Kong and Miami …

Simon Sinek: Why Leaders Eat Last

The foodie traveller: savoury cocktails in Italy

A new drinking fad is taking hold across the boot: barmen are turning gourmet Italian food into crazy cocktails. If the thought of sipping cheese, onions or chilli peppers sounds disgusting to you, try one of these concoctions and you’ll be amazed to find they are delicious.<p>Milan’s cool rooftop</b> …

Here’s to You

Launch Slideshow<p>Every neighborhood is a character, and you can usually note its personality on a single stroll through its streets. There’s a feeling …

Australia's best food experiences: on the cheese trail

Listen up, cheese lovers – we’ll let you in on one of Australia’s best-kept secrets: the great land down under produces some truly magnificent cheeses, arguably every bit as interesting and complex in flavour as many of their European counterparts. The country’s southeastern states, in particular, …

Is the Era of Mass Manufacturing Coming to an End?

After two or three centuries during which manufacturing consolidated into larger and larger enterprises, technology is restoring opportunities for the lone craftsman making things at home, with extraordinary consequences for careers and lifestyles. The powerful trends towards making things oneself …