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50 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life

Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life.<p>Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each …

How Nike shed its sweatshop image to dominate the shoe industry

Between its Nike and Jordan lines, the company controls a shocking 62% of athletic footwear brand share in the US, more than four times the combined value of competitors Adidas, Skechers, and Asics.<p>While many companies strive to focus on a specific demographic, Nike, which has annual sales of $28 …

Show Me Your Wallet - This Season Best Wallets

This Season Best Wallets<p>Wallets are important for keeping your hard earned money safe. But they are also a great way to show off your flair and …

Nike Marketing Strategy – How Nike Does it

Total Shares 1.3K<p><b>How Nike is always ahead of its competitors?</b><p>Since its beginnings in 1964, Nike (originally Blue Ribbon Sports) has become one of the …

8 Behaviors of Phenomenally Successful People

Because no one is truly successful without knowing how to get the best from other people... and from themselves.<p>You can be an analytical, data-driven, steely-eyed businessperson all you like, but business is ultimately about people.<p>That means business is also about emotions: yours and those of the …

Remarkable Woman Quit Her Job in New York to Build Sustainable Bamboo Homes in Bali

In 2010, Elora Hardy left her successful fashion career in New York and returned to her childhood home in Bali, which is where she decided to build bamboo houses for a living. Over the course of the last five years, Elora and her team at Ibuku have revolutionized bamboo construction, believing that …

How to Plan the Perfect First Date

“First dates are horrible, they are. It’s awkward, usually, and uncomfortable. And it’s like, ‘get me out of here’,” says Michelle Frankel, President …

4 Nutrition Rules to Combat Running-Induced Hunger

To find the best way to stay energized before, during, and after a run, Shape's nutrition editor sought out some expert advice<p>As the nutrition editor …

‘Throwaway ticketing,’ the controversial money-saving trick that airlines don’t want you to know about

The reporter for Think Progress and author of the e-books "How To Fly For Free" and "How To Find Cheap Flights" is so good at it that he has planned a world trip that will take him more than 20,000 miles to 13 countries, all for free.<p>When Business Insider spoke with Keyes, he said one of his …

Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not Harder” type …

10 Sales Skills Everyone Should Master To Be Successful

In 2015, an eighth grader did some research into the story behind the ‘No Irish Need Apply’ signs that were alleged to have existed in 19th century …

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Warren Buffett's 23 Most Brilliant Insights About Investing

Buffett is undoubtedly the most successful investor in history. His investment philosophy is no secret, and he has repeatedly shared bits and pieces of it through a lifetime of quips and memorable quotes.<p>His brilliance is timeless, and we find ourselves referring back to them over and over again.<p>We …

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How to Be the Best Party Guest Ever

Plus tips for hosting a great party yourself.<p>There's an episode of <i>Broad City</i> where BFFs Ilana and Abbi go from party to party in search of "the Narnia of partays." One party rates a 7. The next is an 8.5. They're looking for a 10. We are all, in a way, the thing that we're doing. So how do you get …

5 Places to Get Your European Fairy-Tale Fix

With the dollar currently at its strongest standing in years against European currency, now is the perfect time to give yourself an audition for the role of European hero.<p>When travelers are asked to come up with a collection of words that define Europe, "historical," "romantic" and "fairytale-like" …

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Noah Baumbach: 'In my 20s, I felt like time was running out'

While We're Young,Noah Baumbach,Film,Culture,Ben Stiller,Naomi Watts,Greta Gerwig,The Guardian,Features<p>In While We’re Young, Baumbach’s most accessible comedy yet, the Frances Ha film-maker sets his sights on the generation gap and gets to grips with ageing. We meet the new king of bourgeois angst

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sales<p>Get a jump on one of the biggest sales of the year.<p>20 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Don't Miss!<p>New York Fashion Week<p>All the cross body bags, swervy …

The Costs of Starting a Fashion Brand: Production

In the first part of The Costs of Starting a Fashion Brand, we looked at the risks that are<p>In the first part of <i>The Costs of Starting a Fashion Brand</i>, …

How Do We 'Fix' Travel? This Guy Has The Answer.

Travel expert and HuffPost blogger Doug Lansky recently spoke at TEDx Stockholm to explain a familiar travel problem.<p>Travel, as he explains it, has shifted focus from "brave, uncharted, unique and authentic destinations" towards "safe, mass-market destinations and big business." The travel industry …

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This Guy Planned The Best European Road Trip So You Don't Have To

If you thought planning a road trip in the U.S. was hard, try planning one for Europe.<p>Randy Olson, the brilliant Ph.D. candidate who recently planned the best way to road trip across America, just calculated the most epic European road trip ever. Add it to the bucket list <i>pronto</i>.<p>To calculate the …

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CGI Friday: a brief history of computer-generated actors

It used to be the case that if a lead actor died mid-movie, film-makers had a limited range of options available to them. When Tyrone Power died of a heart attack on the set of Solomon and Sheba in late 1958, having shot 75% of his scenes, he was replaced, in all but a few long shots, by Yul …

Here's the World’s Brightest Fabergé Egg

The giant 3D egg is so bright that it's visible even in daylight.<p>Thanks to Fabergé, the future of jeweled eggs has never looked so bright. For their pre-Easter campaign at Harrods, the iconic jewelry firm enlisted the JUSTSO creative agency and Projection Artworks to design an interactive, virtual …

Sharknado films 'the worst ever', says Sharknado star David Hasselhoff

Star of Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! confirms his involvement in the fourth instalment and says the disaster-movie franchise will go on for ever<p>David Hasselhoff has proclaimed the Sharknado film series “the worst ... ever” after completing work on Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, the third in the series of …

Hike-Lapse: Man Walks the 2,600 Miles from Mexico to Canada and Snaps a Selfie Every Mile

A photographer named Andy Davidhazy hiked the 2,600 miles from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail. It was both a physical endeavor and a …

The Neurological Pleasures of Fast Fashion

Research shows that the brain finds pleasure in the pursuit of inexpensive things, and high-street chains and online retailers sites alike are cashing in.<p>In wealthy countries around the world, clothes shopping has become a widespread pastime, a powerfully pleasurable and sometimes addictive …

Cutting Edge Art and Technology Installations at STRP Biennial Defy Boundaries of Space

From March 20 to March 29, Eindhoven in the Netherlands is hosting one of Europe's most major art and technology events, the STRP Biennial. For 10 days, four large industrial halls are filled with monumental installations, cutting edge music and spectacular performances. This biennial focuses on …

Streaming music companies have had uneven success shifting ad-supported listeners to paid accounts

Streaming music companies have had uneven success shifting ad-supported listeners to more valuable paid monthly subscriptions, and this has created a drag on the entire digital music industry.<p>Paid-music streaming services account for a smaller share of revenue — and audience pool — than …

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4 Stories About Work Ethic That Will Make You Work Harder

To make it to the top you have to outwork everyone else.<p>"I'm tired." "It's too late." "I'll do it tomorrow." Excuses. Excuses. Excuses. We all have used them. But at the end of the day, we know we have to out work our competition to be successful. And while we realize this, there are times where we …