Christine C. Oddo

90 Flips | 9 Magazines | 29 Likes | @TheChristineRep | Christine optimizes luxury beauty and fashion brand omnichannel strategies through her sales, marketing, ecommerce, and product development expertise.

Adding Voice to Digital Storytelling! Anchor.FM

FOMO ALERT…. This week I stumbled upon a new app thanks to Gary Vaynerchuk blog post for the app called Anchor… (iOS only for now)<p>Think audio short …

BuzzFeed: Days of Counting Pageviews and Unique Visitors Are Over

BuzzFeed stands out among both traditional and new media entities for its obsession with data related to the content it produces and how (and where) …

Here's how much money Google sent to Bermuda to avoid taxes

Accounts for Google Netherlands Holdings BV published on Thursday show the unit transferred almost all its revenue, mainly royalties from an Irish affiliate through which most non-U.S. revenue is channeled, to a Bermuda-based, Irish-registered affiliate called Google Ireland Holdings.<p>The tax …

Income Tax

Exercise Makes You Grow New Brain Cells–But Only The Right Kind Of Exercise

If you want to make yourself smarter, go for a run.<p>Which makes you smarter: running or lifting weights? Meathead jokes aside, there’s new evidence that moderate aerobic exercise helps increase new brain cells, while strength training may not be much healthier for the brain than sitting on the couch.<p>…

Exercise

Back to the Old School

Rag & Bone’s latest collection lived up to the label’s original intent.<p><b>NEW YORK, United States —</b> A bad runway soundtrack can make you hate the …

12 Spring Items Every Street Style Star Will Be Wearing at Fashion Week

The most-photographed editors, bloggers, and models know that being seen is everything. Here are the highly-coveted pieces they'll be wearing to the runways.<p>Major sleeves<p>PJs<p>Mansur Gavriel shoes

Fashion Week

A former investment banker has condensed an entire MBA into one online course — and it's only $10 right now

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr / Roman Kruglov<p>There's a lot to learn before you're ready to break out in the business world. You need to be knowledgeable in …

'Geek Entrepreneur' Karthik Rajan: How Blogging Builds Your Career

Today I’m sharing the story of a self-described “data guy” from Houston, Texas, with a love of words. Karthik Rajan, an energy, private equity and VC guy, used his newly-found talent in 2015 to create 500,000 views on his LinkedIn posts with 8,535 followers. On this momentum he’s also become a …

Entrepreneurship

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

The 3 Most Important Decisions You Will Ever Make

If you want to be successplaceholderful in life and in business, then you need to take massive action. Before you do, however, you need to make these three important decisions.<p>I just returned from the Tony Robbins Business Mastery seminar, and what I'm about to share with you will change your …

6 Lessons About Happiness You Can Learn From Fired Rolling Stones Member Ian Stewart | Inc.com

Imagine you're one of two founding members of a band. Together, you and your co-founder conduct auditions and hire other band members. For months, you use your desk at work as the band's informal headquarters, handling all its bookings. Then, just as your band is about to record its first album and …

Guitar

how korea’s male beauty obsession is challenging gender norms

The South Korean male beauty market is booming — thanks in part to the country's mandatory military service and cult TV dramas.<p>In April 2014, Yves Saint Laurent's Rouge Pur Couture No. 52 lipstick (a coral shade) sold out in stores around the world. On eBay, the $35 tube was going for upwards of …

How Different Kinds of Caffeine Affect Your Productivity: a Semi-Scientific Study

Because speeding through your work is all that matters.<p>Earlier this week at Marie Claire Industries™, we investigated why your hair looks fire right before a haircut like it's trying to spite you. Now, we bring you more important, scientifically sound research on the subject of caffeine and how its …

Katie Holmes Just Nailed What It Means To Be Happy

This is pretty spot-on advice.<p>Katie Holmes offered up some real talk on how to lead a fulfilling life -- and it couldn't be more accurate.<p>The actress opened up in More magazine's February issue, reflecting on what it means to find happiness.<p>"You've got to keep going. In every part of your life," …

Mental Health

The Secrets of Re-selling Luxury Clothes

Now that you’ve Kondo’d your closet in a New Year’s purge, it’s time to sell the clothes and accessories you culled. Here, luxury-resale insiders share how to do it successfully<p>By<p>Nora Zelevansky<p><b>A 2015 EPISODE</b> of cult TV comedy “Broad City“ parodied the sometimes brutal and humiliating experience of …

Broad City

Cara Delevingne Wore Sneakers to the White House

Dressing for a political audience—or a mere visit to a national landmark—requires skill. For example, taking a trip to the White House is cause for celebration, but it <i>might</i> not be the time to bring out the sequins and plunging necklines. When the always-effervescent Cara Delevingne made the journey …

All Oils Are Not Created Equal—Here's Why

It doesn't take a biophysicist to know that incorporating oils into your beauty routine soothes chapped skin, fights frizz, and combats dryness—especially in the winter. But did you know that different types of oils do different things? If you look under a microscope, some oils are made up of large …

They found a new prime number, and it's massive

Prime numbers, or numbers divisible only by themselves and 1, are considered the basic building blocks of the whole number system and are one of the main subjects of the mathematical discipline of number theory.<p>While there are infinitely many prime numbers, it can be somewhat tricky to determine …

Mathematics

Must-Follow Social Media Stars of 2016

So many social media stars, so little time. How to pick who to actually follow? The personalities on this list have been bubbling up in the last year - one of them, Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis, is the progeny of an acclaimed actor; another, Hari Nef, recently notched a recurring arc on Amazon's</i> …

The One Poisonous Thing That Really Prevents Success | Inc.com

<i>What are some things that hold people back from being successful? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Rebecca Massey, who quit a 'safe, reliable' full-time job to be a writer, on Quora:</b><p>When I …

Motivation

What a Failed TPP Would Mean for the U.S. Economy

The most important foreign economic policy decision of 2016 in the U.S. will be made after President Obama signs and submits the Trans-Pacific …

DJ Khaled's Keys to Success on The Daily Show

Rapper, producer, and Snapchat prophet DJ Khaled brought his motivational words of wisdom to <i>The Daily Show</i>.<p>As viewers of his Snapchat stories know, …

Indiegogo invites large companies to crowdfund future products

While crowdfunding platforms have been known as an ideal way for startups to test the waters before launching their products, Indiegogo believes it’s time for larger firms, including Fortune 500 companies to get in on the action.<p>Indiegogo announced the launch of Enterprise Crowdfunding, a program …

Crowd Funding

This Quick Morning Ritual Primes Your Brain for Success | Inc.com

Want this to be the year you finally achieve some of your biggest goals? It can be--if you get your subconscious mind on board. That advice comes from May McCarthy, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and author of <i>The Path to Wealth</i>.<p>"Good leaders know that for a company to run successfully, …

Self-improvement

These tips are the combination of years of blood, sweat and tears. Follow them to the letter, and I promise that you will feel an enormous amount of momentum backing you up on a day to day basis, the likes of which you have never felt before. I’m not a guru & I don’t mean […]

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Motivation

What You Never Thought They would Teach You at the Harvard Business School.

<b>Part 2: Authenticity, Teams, and Defining Success.</b><p>On a daily basis I’m fortunate, and privileged, to meet and discuss topics with a variety of …

How to Become a Millionaire: 9 Habits That Can Make You Rich | Inc.com

Want to get rich? If you work for someone else, you won't. (Don't believe me? Check this out.)<p>That's why entrepreneurs are willing to face the vulnerability, the emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private failure. They want to succeed on their terms--and they aren't willing to …

Self-improvement

9 affordable video marketing strategies for startups in 2016

Launching a startup is a great feeling. You get an idea and then you rear it like your own baby and nurture it into reality through hard work and …

Beauty products we're dying to try in 2016

<b>1. Kocostar Porecare Brush, $25, Urban Outfitters</b><br>This brush promises to get your face super-clean. It also comes with “snail soap”? Intriguing.<p><b>2.</b> …

What if saving the economy was the easy part?

As the nation’s financial system teetered on the brink of collapse seven years ago, top officials at the Federal Reserve huddled inside their marbled headquarters in Washington to brainstorm what it would take to save the American economy.<p>They called it “blue-sky thinking,” and then-Fed Chairman …

Economy