Claire Kanalas

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Leadership Lessons From A Master Of Internet Retail

In 2010, Neil Blumenthal and three friends launched Warby Parker, which stated by selling eyeglasses online and, unlike most web retailers, is now moving into brick-and-mortar stores. The company offers its own line of vintage-inspired frames that sell for just $95 a pair, including prescription …

Not All To-Do Lists Are Created Equal–Here’s How To Do Yours

Every day, our to-do list gets filled with various tasks. But not all “to-do’s” are created equal. Far from it.<p>Unfortunately, our natural tendency is to start with the small, easy tasks first, and push back the big, important ones because they’re more uncomfortable.<p><b>TO DO: READ THESE OTHER HELPFUL</b> …

To Make Better Decisions, Discover Your Inner Marketing Guru

Was the Buddha an enlightened CMO in disguise?<p>I do not believe that big data, customer-driven buying cycles, and a broader set of job expectations are the source of marketing leadership angst.<p>The real culprit is the impermanence of the marketing profession. And that impermanence, when ignored or …

Asda to donate surplus food stock to charity

Asda is set to send its surplus stock to a food bank charity instead of returning it to manufacturers, creating up to 3.6million meals annually for …

How Did Work-Life Balance In The US Get So Awful?

The United States is the greatest country in the history of everything, if you just listen to its leaders, and a disgrace among developed countries, if you just read international surveys. Our health care system is famously expensive and inaccessible. Our education system is famously broken. Oh, …

The Truth About Hard Work

There's no good replacement for hard work. No viable alternative. No efficient substitute.<p>Hard work is in a league of its own. And trying to find something more effective is probably why your business strategy is failing.<p>No great idea works if you don't work. Hard.<p>It used to be a given that life …

In One Of His Most Revealing Quotes, Tim Cook Explains His Strategy For Running Apple

Tim Cook gave one of his most revealing quotes to date about how he's running Apple in an interview at Duke's Fuqua School of Business.<p>Cook got his MBA at Duke 25 years ago. He was on campus for a reunion and did a one hour interview with Fuqua's Dean.<p>Duke posted a clip from the interview to …

How To Book Cheap Plane Tickets

Who am I to come up with such arrogant nonsense? I am a hardcore traveler and I travel more than most. Travel matters to me, and being in control of the travel experience is essential in order to enjoy it.<p>I don't want to end up having to get up at 04:45 because a random travel agent has decided …

Paris Saint-Germain tell Rooney to 'name his price'

• Premier League<p>ESPN staff<p>Rooney is unhappy with life at Manchester United © PA Photos<p>Enlarge<p>Related Links<p>News: De Gea hopes for future Atletico …

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5 Things You Should Be Talking To Your Boss About

Going into your boss’s office can often be hot or cold: You could be getting a pat on the back for a job well done—or a tough dose of constructive criticism. Your boss may want to assign you an awesome new project—or ask you for the report that’s due today (wait, what report?).<p>But how often do you …

North-south divide: terrace house sells for £7,000

Two terrace houses, one in a sleepy northern market town, the other in the heart of London. They are separated by 317 miles, and the mere matter of £18.243m.<p>The massive price gap in the latest figures from the Land Registry show that the north-south divide in the property market is as stark as …

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