Cal Edwards

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18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Famous Words of Fashion's Greatest: Part Two

A second set of style musings and sage advice from the most quotable names in fashion. Plus, see the first installment for 50 more.<p>"The best fashion show is definitely on the street. Always has been, and always will be." —<b>Bill Cunningham</b><p>"Women who wear black lead colorful lives." —<b>Neiman Marcus</b><p>"All …

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

Men's Fashion

5 steps to keep your accounts safe from hackers and scammers

Throughout the flood of hacks and data breaches at retailers, restaurants, health care providers and online companies this year — Home Depot, Target, Subway, Adobe and eBay were just a handful — the one safe haven was the banks. Unlike other companies, banks had a long history of keeping bad guys …

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

Smartphone app to be used as hotel room keys

The hotel group Starwood is to begin giving hotel guests the option to by-pass check-in and simply use their smartphones to enter their hotel rooms.<p>The chain has upgraded 30,000 room locks in its nearly 150 hotels to work with the system, which uses Bluetooth technology. Rival chain Hilton is …

Hospitality

KnowRoaming sticker SIMs can now help more people avoid roaming charges

Remember KnowRoaming? That seemingly magical sticker SIM supposed to be attached on top of your usual one, so you can avoid expensive roaming charges? It's finally available for purchase. KnowRoaming works with a GSM Android, iPhone or Windows mobile device and connects you to a local carrier as …

Lauren Bacall: A Photo Gallery

Lauren Bacall's 6 best movie roles, with Bogie and beyond - TODAY.com

With her sultry beauty and penchant for high-fashion style, it's no wonder Lauren Bacall was known as the 'girl with the look.' She also was the girl with the amazing résumé. Bacall, who died Tuesday at 89, shot to stardom practically the second she hit the big screen, kicking off a career that …

The Look And The Legend Of Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall, nicknamed "The Look," was one of the last remaining vestiges of the golden age of Hollywood — with the mythology, unique beauty, and gravitas of all classic stars. In the wake of her death, this is how her legacy came to be and how it will live on.<p>Lauren Bacall was a woman of sharp …

Key Largo

How Making 1 Percent Improvements for Everything Adds Up

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>In 2010, Dave Brailsford faced a tough job.<p>No British cyclist had ever won …

These are the African writers you should be reading right now

<b>(CNN) —</b> Take a moment and think of an African author. Have you got the name in mind? Keep it there for a minute.<p>In years gone by, chances are cultural icons like Nigerian literary giant Chinua Achebe or South African Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer might have popped straight into your head.<p>But …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

The Pentagon Spent $2.7 Billion on an Intelligence System That Doesn't Work

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Here's another item for the (long) list of spectacular waste in the Pentagon's budget: a …

The New Romantics

80 of Our Favorite Grilling Recipes for (Almost) Everything

From ribs and shrimp to clams and even cheese (yep, you heard right)—get grilling with these recipes!<p>Is there anything that isn't made better by the smoke and sear of a grill? If so, we want no part of it. From ribs and shrimp to clams and even cheese (yep, you heard right), here are our 80 …

Cooking

Grilling: Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers with Pineapple and Teriyaki Sauce

As much as I advocate against the skinless boneless chicken breast—you're better off with juicier and tastier thighs—it's usually a losing battle. The worst offender is chicken breast cubes on a stick, where small pieces of lean meat are extra-susceptible to overcooking, leading to dry and …

Healthy Grilling

Few things please the palate better than a juicy burger or steak coming off the grill. When it comes to barbecuing, red meat reigns as king. …

Grilled Japanese Kobe Beef Recipe

Julia Berger, founder of Julia B. linens, shares her Grilled Japanese Kobe Beef recipe. See her fall tablescape.<p><b>Serves 4</b><p>• 2 pounds<p>• salt and pepper to taste<p>• 2 garlic cloves sliced<p>Salt and pepper both sides of the steak and cut small sliver openings into the grain of the meat for the garlic cloves. …

Leaping Frog Chicken

Directions<p>1.<p>Discard any visible fat from chickens. Rinse chickens and pat dry. Put 1 chicken, breast up, on a cutting board. Pull 1 leg away from …

What Is Authentic Leadership?

What is authentic leadership?<p>It continues to surprise me how many leaders attempt to be one way at work, while their “true” personality emerges outside of work. Once a CEO reminded me, “Leadership is acting.” And it surprises me when these same leaders seem shocked or confused when their employees …

A Gen Y Definition of Leadership - Switch & Shift

I was surprised (and more than somewhat honored) when I was asked to participate in this blog. After all, I’m in fantastic company… what could I …

Leadership

10 Ways To Clean Up Your Creative Process

I’m no Martha Stewart, but I do enjoy the satisfaction that comes with spring cleaning. It is the perfect time of year to throw open the windows, clear the cobwebs, and remove the clutter in preparation for new beginnings.<p>In the advertising world, the rites of spring cleaning can also be applied to …

Trying to Motivate Your Employees? Forget It. | Inc.com

I recently sent around a rather direct memo to a number of our marketing folks, suggesting that (a) being better prepared for certain meetings was a really good idea; and (b) that one great way to be better prepared was to make sure that they had seen and reviewed the videos and other materials …

Motivation

Young Entrepreneurs Should Lead Themselves First | Inc.com

The topic of leadership can get pompous pretty quickly as names like Steve Jobs and Abraham Lincoln are bandied about. But if you're just starting out, this sort of inspiration can seem more than a little out of reach. You're just a young person with business dreams, after all.<p>Plus, leadership …

Leadership

Great Leadership: Why Steve Jobs' Detail-Orientation Mattered as Much as His Vision | Inc.com

Communication is of utmost importance if you are to be an effective leader. So how can you improve your style? Last week I wrote about the importance of being analytical and data-driven to best delineate your ideas and motivate your team.<p>This week, I'll be covering what I feel is one of the most …

Leadership

5 Reminders Every Leader Needs

There’s an obvious list of things to keep in mind as a leader: treat people well, hold your values, and help others. However, when you get overwhelmingly busy, something always falls through the cracks. You need a reminder now and then. I attended Big Omaha this year, and it was quite an experience …

Everything Counts: The 6 Ways To Inspire And Motivate Top Performance

Despite all research about the nature of leaders, practitioners and scholars still acknowl­edge that many aspects of leadership remain a mystery. Today I would like to address one of the key mysteries that seems to consistently defy traditional analysis.<p>Often, leaders are identified as possessing a …

What Steve Jobs Taught Me After I Said “No” To Him

James Green, CEO of the search retargeting company Magnetic, was once hired by Jobs as a VP at Pixar Animation Studios. And, curiously, it was while working for one of his biggest business heroes that Green learned what not to do when leading a company.<p>I worked for Steve Jobs at Pixar Animation …