Maria Gregorio

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Can Intergenerational Mentorship Solve Your Company’s Engagement Problems?

Mentorship isn’t a one-way street. And it doesn’t happen only from the top down. Learn this and you could see greater employee engagement and less turnover.<p>What directions does mentorship flow within your organization? From the top down, the bottom up, or both ways?<p>Among an increasing number of …

5 Questions All Marketers Need To Ask Themselves

In order for your campaign to really cut through the noise, you need to know what your customer wants–not what you want.<p>Sometimes the biggest ideas come from unexpected places. Twitter was born out of a dispatch routing software for taxi cabs that Jack Dorsey developed as a teenager.<p>He was …

Creating The Committed Consumer, Social Enterprise’s Next Big Mission

We’ve all heard a lot about conscious consumerism, but that’s not enough. It’s time to vote even more powerfully with our wallets.<p>Those of us who are active in the social enterprise space have spent a great deal of time tracking and discussing the emergence of the “conscious consumer.” We’ve shared …

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How The Most Productive People Grow Their Network While Still Getting It All Done

Whitney Johnson was a classically trained pianist with no financial background who blazed a trail on Wall Street, one 80-hour week and valuable connection at a time. Now she’s a well-connected investment exec whose relationships fuel everything she does.<p>Most people know Whitney Johnson because she …

5 Visions For What Families Will Look Like In 2030

Nomadic young professionals, active older couples, and even groups of single parents living together in microcommunities. What kind of family will you have in 20 years?<p>Over the past few generations, Western ideas about family have shifted dramatically. People wait longer to have kids and many …

Innovation

12 Of Today’s Best Living Illustrators

Taschen’s 100 Illustrators showcases the biggest players in the highly competitive field of illustration. If you don’t know their names, you will soon.<p>It’s a depressingly small percentage of art school alumni who can say “I told you so” to their friends and family. In December, Taschen releases a …

La Belle Simone

The question came by e-mail last summer. Did I know who her husband was, and would I be interested in telling his story? Did I know who Bill Levitt …

Loneliness

EXPO 2005 photo essays - weekly report from the World Exposition in Aichi, Japan

<b>Archives (week no.):</b><p><b>Photo of the week:</b> <br>Expo demolishing<p><b>Image of the week:</b> <br>Expo construction<p><b>Brochures:</b><p>© Copyright 2005 by<p>Last update:<p>Week eightteen …

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Graphic Design

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

How I Became the Kind of Person Who Can Work a Room

I used to dread networking events. Then a colleague let me in on his secret strategy.<p>I did it. I went to a cocktail party where I didn't know anyone, and successfully chit-chatted for two hours. (Not to myself. I actually spoke with other people.)<p>I have never been good at the kind of networking …

Self-help

Tag: DIY

Pop Romance: 11 High/Low Design Ideas to Steal from Hero in Paris<p>by Annie Quigley<p>A Two-Week, $1,000, 500-Square-Foot Rental Overhaul by a Design …

Trends

10 Folding Furniture Designs – Great Space-Savers And Always Good To Have Around

Folding furniture is usually a great option for small spaces. It takes very little space when not used and it becomes as functional and great as any …

Colors and Mood: How They Affect Interior Design

There’s no denying that <b>color affects our mood</b>. Those who are sensitive to their surroundings may instantly feel the energy created by a bright red …

Interior Design

Guide to Asian Noodle Soups: 8 Must-Try Options

"Puisqu’un édito consiste à annoncer la couleur, allons-y. L’été sera contrasté : clair, mais aussi obscur." écrit <b>Emmanuelle Alt</b>, rédactrice en chef …

Beauté
Art

McDonald’s to spend $3B on new, remodeled Golden Arches

McDonald's Corp. said Thursday it plans to spend about $3 billion next year to open 1,500 to 1,600 new restaurants and remodel about 1,000 others.<p>As part of that expansion, it will add another window to speed up its drive-thru service.<p>The world's biggest hamburger chain, which recently has …

Winter Olympics

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“X” marks the spot on treasure maps, but you won’t have to search far for this trove. Enjoy your own stash of riches by making a candy treasure chest! Crisp wafer candy bars are used to build this entirely edible crate, then it’s filled with all kinds of sweet treasures, like gold chocolate coins, …

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These just might be the sunniest cupcakes ever. Lemon cake holds the sweet surprise of lemon curd filling, and it’s all topped with a cute grassy knoll of lemon buttercream. A piped buttercream daisy makes the display even more cheery. They’re easy to make — you’ll just need a couple of inexpensive …

20 Great DIY Wedding Backdrop Ideas

Last month I had the pleasure of being part of “Team Pom Pom” for my friends’ Clay and Lisa’s wedding. Along with Victoria and Anna, I helped create …