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A Summer 2015 Reading List For Creative Leaders

The opening months of 2015 brought important and helpful new titles for creative leaders. Among the works providing fresh ideas have been Herminia Ibarra’s <i>Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader</i>, Google VP for People Operations Laszlo Bock’s manifesto, <i>Work Rules!</i>, Tim Leberecht’s similarly …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Flipboard Moves Into Commerce With New Shopping Channel

After establishing itself as an editorial content discovery engine, Flipboard is hoping to do the same for commerce with a new shopping channel that …

eCommerce

Survival of the Prettiest: Harvard Cognitive Scientist Nancy Etcoff on the Science of Beauty

<i>“That is the best part of beauty, which a picture cannot express,”</i> Francis Bacon observed in his essay on the subject. And yet for as far back as humanity can peer into the past, we’ve attempted again and again to capture and define beauty. For Indian philosopher Tagore, beauty was the Truth of …

Cristal, No Lines, And Table Service — How to Hack the Club Scene

<i>This is a guest post by Charlie Houpert, co-founder of Charisma On Command, a company dedicated to helping men become their best selves.</i><p>(This post is …

Luxury Daily

As the percentage of affluent shoppers purchasing on mobile devices continues to rise, the need for well-curated digital applications that mirror the …

Blockbuster To Close Remaining Stores. Also, Blockbuster Apparently Still Had Stores

Pour one (weirdly warm Diet Dr. Pepper that you realized after purchasing you didn’t even want) out for Blockbuster, as the video rental chain has announced it is closing its 300 remaining domestic retail locations (as well as its by-mail service) by January 2014. There were still 300 Blockbuster …

Grace Kelly Covers Tatler In Iconic 1955 Edith Head Dress (PHOTO)

She may have passed away in 1982, but Princess Grace is having a moment. The princess of Monaco is the latest cover star of Tatler, with one of her most iconic photos peering back at readers of the December 2013 issue.<p>The icy green dress on the cover is by Edith Head, the most influential costume …

Dynamic Duos: Flipboard’s Mike McCue and Marcos Weskamp On Spiraling Toward Solutions

Since 2010, Flipboard has been transforming messy shared content into beautiful tablet magazines.<p><b>Mike McCue,</b> <i>CEO</i> <b><br>Marcos Weskamp,</b> <i>Head of Design</i><p><b>WESKAMP:</b> I was scared. I remember coming into the office that first week and realizing that I had no idea what I was doing. What is this? What are we designing …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

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The Hitchcock Hollywood Portfolio

Alfred Hitchcock left a peerless legacy of the stylishly macabre. In this year’s Hollywood Portfolio, Keira Knightley, Javier Bardem, Seth Rogen, and other stars channel iconic moments from the director’s greatest hits.

Watch Eminent Domains | 740 Park Avenue: Where the Über-Wealthy Go to Live | Vanity Fair Video | CNE

New York City is no stranger to lavish apartments. None more so than the elegantly understated 740 Park Avenue, which has been home to affluent denizens Vera Wang, John D. Rockefeller, and a young Jackie O.

New York City

13 Timeless Lessons from the Father of Advertising - Copyblogger

In 1962, Time magazine called David Ogilvy “the most sought-after wizard in today’s advertising industry.”<p>In his years as an advertising executive …

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?

There are three popular explanations for the clear under-representation of women in management, namely: (1) they are not capable; (2) they are not interested; (3) they are both interested and capable but unable to break the glass-ceiling: an invisible career barrier, based on prejudiced …

The Most Iconic Banksy Works Of All Time

Earlier this week Banksy revealed he would spend the month of October putting up art around New York City.<p>In honor of his NYC takeover, we're taking a look back at some of his most iconic works.

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Happy or Sad, Good or Bad, Love It or Hate It, It's All in How You View It

As a business leader, one of the many lessons I learned was that employees often viewed the world around them in ways that were completely different from what was actually going on. I observed time and time again employees who interpreted something one way when the reality was actually totally …

Middle Boop – Gordon Reid

Middle Boop – Gordon Reid