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This Is How Creative Leaders Decorate Their Offices for Success

It’s no secret that successful people need a system for setting goals. Successful creatives, however, choose to do things with artistic flair. Enter …

Learn How the Action Method Helps Creative Entrepreneurs Excel

Productivity is at the core of any entrepreneur's survival. Managing day-to-day tasks while keeping an eye on the big picture and of course not …

Productivity

Around the world in 31 coffees

A coffee fan who loves to travel? There’s no better way of taking the pulse of a city than by having a cup of its coffee.<p>Our <b>Cheapflights</b> Coffee …

How To Brainstorm Like A Googler

This is the deceptively simple, three-step process Google uses to come up with its most innovative ideas.<p>Here at Google, we don’t have a secret formula for innovation. But that doesn’t mean Googlers’ best ideas are ineffable mysteries. On the contrary, we’ve found they can be systematically coaxed …

Snow Peak Drops a Range of Technically Sound Styles for SS16

If there’s one thing that Japanese lifestyle label Snow Peak has proven over the years, it’s that its garments are always technically sound, not that …

The Information Age is over; welcome to the Experience Age

Mike Wadhera Contributor<p>Mike Wadhera is the founder of Teleport.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The future of mobile video is virtual reality<p>Twenty-five years after the introduction of the World Wide Web, the Information Age is coming to an end. Thanks to mobile screens and Internet everywhere, …

15 Grooming Hacks Every Man Needs To Know

All men want to look good. But none of us want to spend more time than is absolutely necessary in front of the bathroom mirror each morning. Life’s …

Podcast: How to Teach Your Kids About Money | The Art of Manliness

How should you respond when your five-year-old asks you if your family is rich or poor?<p>Should you pay your kids an allowance?<p>How do you teach your …

Kids

Any sufficiently manipulated photo is indistinguishable from a magical masterpiece

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but also in these photos<p>This week, I came across the photography of a Japanese person with an incredible talent. Masashi Wakui takes photos of Tokyo's back alleys at night — with high-performing compact cameras like the Sony RX100 and Ricoh GR — and then …

10 Smart Books You Must Read to Boost Creativity and Cultural Knowledge

Regardless of your desired impact, these 10 will serve your leadership and culture well.<p>In the book <i>Contagious Culture: Show Up, Set the Tone, and Intentionally Create an Organization That Thrives</i> (McGraw-Hill), I invite readers to take an inside-out approach to leadership and cultural optimization. …

Stigma Keeps Many Gay Latinos Off HIV Prevention Pill

Earlier this year, Victor Barillas decided to get on the HIV prevention pill called Truvada. When taken every day, the pill is nearly 100 percent effective in blocking the transmission of HIV, even through unprotected sex.<p>Sitting in the doctor's office, Barillas whipped out his phone and posted a …

Canadian city app has a voice assistant powered by Watson

Watson can beat human Jeopardy players, help people cook, critique their writing -- and apparently, it can even help the citizens of Surrey, British Columbia with their everyday life. Software developer Purple Forge has tapped into the supercomputer's capabilities to give the Canadian city's app …

Apps

What Could George Jetson Teach Us about the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity?

One of the most interesting things about brand communications is how it continuously evolves. In the early days of the “Ad” business, the revered …

Lessons from Cannes: A student’s perspective

The 2015 Roger Hatchuel Academy participants learn from their elders at the Cannes Lions.<p>Every year, many of the biggest names in advertising come …

Cannes Lions Innovation 2015 – as it happened

Updates, news and insights from the inaugural Cannes Lions Innovation festival<p>5.12pm BST<p>Thanks for joining us over the last two days – it’s been brill. Keep your eyes peeled next week as we’ll publishing lots of post-Cannes content.<p>5.11pm BST<p>At the final session of Lions Innovation, an agency, …

Five Key Take-Outs From Cannes Lions

<b>Cannes Lions 2015 is over, and what is agreed throughout the industry is that ad tech presented an unprecedented profile at this year’s event. In</b> …

Cannes Lions 2015 – a recap of the top trends and big ideas

After seven days, over 300 speakers and more magnums of rosé than even the Carlton probably dares to think about, Cannes Lions has wrapped for …

Cannes Lions

Reflections on Cannes: 5 Best Practices to Steal from the Grand Prix Winners

Focusing on usefulness and promoting brand values, rather than products, will help your marketing succeed, as brands like Google, Volvo and Always …

Why Innovation Took Center Stage At Cannes Lions 2015

If you want to understand the mechanics of why people engage online, Bill Wasik’s book, <i>And Then There’s This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture,</i> is a great place to start. It highlights a trailblazing cast of characters who banded together roughly a decade ago to experiment, compete for …

The 50 Best Quotes From The 2015 Cannes Lions Festival

In a follow up to last year's post, here is a fresh selection of quotes to close out the 2015 festival of creativity. I'm sure I missed other brilliant sound bites, so feel free to add to the list below. These are my personal selections, not those of Ogilvy.<p><b>"The consumer journey is the new heart</b> …

Cannes Lions 2015 Offers Insights into the Future of Social Media

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 digital marketing, social media<p>socialbro.com<p>Cannes is well known for being the home turf of one of the most prominent film …

Top takeaways from Cannes Lions Innovation

User ExperienceMobilityDigital StrategiesData Capgemini and our app The Traffic Agent was last week showcased at Cannes Lions Innovation. With 897 …

5 Lessons in Creativity from Cannes

<b>Last week creatives worldwide gathered at Cannes Lions, the world’s biggest annual awards and festival for professionals in the creative</b> …

5 Topics For…Cannes Lions

Executives, artists, entrepreneurs and social icons are among the thousands expected to attend this year’s Cannes Lions. The creative festival in the south of France, which takes place between June 21 and June 27, is intended to bring creative minds together to foster new and interesting forms of …

Open Source Platform Emojidex Offers “Emojis-As-A-Service”

Like them or not, emojis are turning into the mobile era’s lingua franca. Now a project called emojidex is offering “emojis-as-a-service,” with a platform that lets developers share new emojis with each other and add them to their websites and apps.<p>The platform is “the first service that lets …

Apps

25 Must Have Podcasts For Every Entrepreneur Or Business Owner

<i>This post first appeared on Mention.</i><p>When I first started working in public relations back in 2008, companies were jumping on the podcast bandwagon with enthusiasm. Then, as trends do, the enthusiasm fizzled in the B2B space, while shows in the pop-culture and B2C space continued to flourish.<p><i>But</i> …

Podcasting

Magic Leap sheds light on its retina-based augmented-reality 3D displays

Magic Leap is working on a tiny 3D technology that can shine images on your retinas, creating augmented reality that blends the real world with fantasy.<p>Rachel Metz, who wrote about Magic Leap for MIT Technology Review, explained what the mystery company (a startup that raised $542 million from …

Pinterest bans all affiliate links, asks power users to monetize in other ways

<i>Updated 12:07 a.m. with more details from Pinterest.</i><p>As Pinterest’s monetization plans materialize, the social network is pulling the plug on affiliate networks.<p>Pinterest warned select “power pinners” this evening that it will now “automatically remove all affiliate links, redirects and trackers on …

The Most Important Design Lessons Of 2014

May they inspire you to greatness in 2015.<p>More companies than ever identify as design-led organizations. Yet the nuts and bolts of how to “do design” remain mysterious to many. Meanwhile, design as a profession has sprinted past the days when industrial designers crafted beautiful, shiny objects, …