Jade M. Reichling

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The Future Of Retail In The Age Of Amazon

As Jeff Bezos’s juggernaut continues to grow, forward-thinking competitors are finding creative ways to succeed—and be what Amazon can never be.<p>The Mall of America’s terrazzo floors, glazed white like doughnut frosting, ribbon out in every direction, creating a vast mirror maze of consumerism with …

Warby Parker

Great Storytelling Connects Employees to Their Work

I once spent a few delicious days studying Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG), a collection of high-end, casual eateries started by the famed New York restauranteur, Danny Meyer. He had recently claimed the key to his success was creating a “culture of hospitality.” I set out to discover how.<p>One …

Stunning photo series celebrates contemporary childhood without technology

Growing up with no smartphones, no Netflix, no Snapchat? To many these were the good ole days.<p>Those childhoods of yesteryear are alive and well today …

Childhood

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p>• Watch the Guardian’s documentaries<p><b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature</b> …

Good riddance, gig economy: Uber, Ayn Rand and the awesome collapse of Silicon Valley’s dream of destroying your job

The Uber model just doesn’t work for other industries. The price points always fail — and that’s a good thing<p>The New York Times’ Farhad Manjoo recently wrote an oddly lamenting piece about how “the Uber model, it turns out, doesn’t translate.” Manjoo describes how so many of the “Uber-of-X” …

Goldman Sachs has made a chart of the generations ... and it will make the millennials shudder

The generation that will succeed the millennials is already on the cusp of becoming more important and influential than the millennials, according to Goldman Sachs:<p>The oldest members of "Gen Z" are already 17, and entering college and the workforce in the US. They are going to be greater in number …

Demographics

Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others and understand what they’re feeling. When you see someone yawn, …

Happiness

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

10 Words To Remove From Your Vocabulary

We’ve all had to work with annoying colleagues—the foghorn who won’t stop talking, the slacker who palms off his work on others, or the kleptomaniac …

The psychology of emojis

I have a confession to make: I’m a grown woman who peppers pretty much every text and social media post I send with smileys, hearts, stars and various other decorations.<p>Emojis have taken over my communication—and I’m far from alone. According to Swyft Media, 74 percent of people in the U.S. …

Language

13 cool things you didn't know Siri could do

Thanks to Siri, you can check how many calories are in the soda you're drinking and even see how many planes are flying miles above you in the sky.<p>From productivity life hacks to hidden Easter eggs, we've collected 13 of the most interesting things Siri can do for you.

Wolfram Alpha

Gael García Bernal: ‘I feel hopeful and naively optimistic for the future’

Gael García Bernal is on a mission: to make action films with political conviction. Oscar Rickett talks to Mexico’s brightest star as he blazes a trail through Latin America<p>When he was 13 years old, Gael García Bernal starred in a telenovela called <i>El Abuelo y Yo</i> (My Grandparents and I). Born in …

Victoria Beckham on the Spice Girls' Original Name ("It Was a Porn Site"), Tap Dancing, and Having It All

And more from the designer's 92nd St. Y talk.<p>Usually we go to the YMCA for group yoga sessions. Last night we went for Victoria Beckham. Seriously.<p>The style icon was the latest designer to join fashion maven Fern Mallis at Manhattan's 92nd St. Y for a very public conversation on clothes, marriage, …

The 1 percent is right! Here’s how education could reduce inequality

America’s plutocrats shun redistribution and favor education. But here’s why ignorance is truly their best friend<p>As anyone who’s watched a TED talk, read a David Brooks column, or attended an Aspen Ideas Festival can tell you, there’s hardly a single issue currently vexing Americans that the 1 …

Viewpoint: Why do people waste so much time at the office?

<b>The workplace is where people go to work. But much of the day is increasingly padded out with less productive activities, writes Peter Fleming.</b><p>A few years ago a disturbing story appeared in the media that seemed to perfectly capture the contemporary experience of work and its ever increasing grip …

The Workplace

7 free tools for anyone who wants to become a better writer

The awesome (and scary) thing about being a writer is that you can always improve. It's why people can sit on a draft for weeks — every time they …

THEN & NOW: The cast of 'Jurassic Park' 22 years later

With the next installment, "Jurassic World," out in theaters June 12, now seemed like as good a time as any to see where everybody from the original is today.<p>The actors and actresses who helped bring the original classic to life have found success long after escaping the clutches of the …

TV

“We Ain’t Choosing No Sides; We Just Choosing Our Side”

The gangs of Baltimore believe they can do a better job policing their community than the police.<p><b>By Amy K. Nelson</b><p><b>It’s a few</b> minutes before midnight …

How To Build A Brand In 5 Days

After Hillary Clinton’s logo broke the Internet, Moving Brands considered a new, logo-less approach in a five-day design sprint.<p>When Hillary Clinton announced her bid for the 2016 presidential election, the Internet freaked out–mostly over her campaign logo. Rumored to be designed by Pentagram’s …

The Exact Hiring Formula That Will Help You Find The Right People

Former Hulu senior executive and current Flipboard CTO shares the science of finding and keeping the best talent.<p>Eric Feng made a lot happen at Hulu in just three years. As the first senior executive the company hired, he played a pivotal role in the development of Hulu.com, the desktop app, …

15 Iconic Front Women Who Rewrote the Beauty Rules: From Tina Turner to Florence Welch

“The girl anchors the stage, sucks in the male gaze, and depending who she is, throws her own gaze back into the audience,” writes <b>Kim Gordon</b> in her recent book, <i>Girl in a Band.</i> The legendary Sonic Youth front woman, who celebrates her 62nd birthday today, has done plenty of kohl-rimmed gaze-throwing …

Florence and the Machine

Go Ahead, Spill Coffee All Over This White Shirt. It’s Unstainable

Elizabeth & Clarke claims that a nanotech coating of hydrophobic material makes this crisp white shirt impossible to stain.<p>There’s nothing worse than spilling food on a crisp white shirt. But a new product called The Unstainable White Shirt, by the budget women’s fashion brand Elizabeth & Clarke, …

How to Cross-Train Your Way to a Better Beach Body

It’s safe to say that 2015 may be remembered as the year of the fitness class renaissance. Between SoulCycle, SLT, S10, and Hot 8 Yoga—to name just a few—has there ever been a time when so many body-sculpting methods were available? Not to mention the tap-of-the-finger booking convenience provided …

After 5 years of practicing mindfulness meditation, I've realised why people think it's impossible

I started practicing mindfulness meditation five years ago, when I was an English teacher living in Seoul, South Korea.<p>I’d sit cross-legged and try …

Meditation

Top 7 Health Foods That Can Help Improve Brainpower

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>If you want to boost your brainpower, one of the best choices you can make is to eat more unprocessed whole foods. Real foods are full …

The 50 Greatest Fashion Quotes of All Time

From Coco Chanel to Marc Jacobs and Bill Cunningham, words to live by from fashion's greatest forces.<p>"One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress." —<b>Karl Lagerfeld</b><p>"What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. …