Michael Giardina

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I've Studied Hundreds of Organizations. Here's Why Most Can't Innovate:

Today we need to manage not for stability, but for disruption<p>As a manager, I always felt incredible pressure to innovate. Yet it was hard to know how to go about it. There were plenty of books about high flying companies, but those same organizations seemed to sputter out almost as soon as the ink …

Innovation

30 Best Menswear Brands You Need In Your Life Right Now

Not all brands are created equal. As with cars, watches and fancy homes, the word ‘designer’ is often misused in clothing. Nowadays, designer fashion …

Men's Fashion

Johannes Huebl’s 15 Best Outfits (And How To Get The Look)

German model Johannes Huebl is one of the most consistently best-dressed men on earth. Sophisticated but uncomplicated, these are his 15 best looks …

Men's Fashion

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

4 Commitments You Must Make If You Want To Succeed Individually And As A Team

If a person doesn't feel protected in a relationship, they won't take risks. They won't speak up. They'll hold back their best performance.<p>When Mark Eaton was 21 years old, he had left the game of basketball behind him. He didn't have the stuff. So instead, he became a mechanic, working on …

16 Top Quotes to Inspire a Rare and Remarkable Type of Leadership

Be inspired by Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Sheryl Sandberg, Simon Sinek and others.<p>In an era where high-profile, sexual harassment allegations continue to roll in, and Facebook's data-privacy scandal grows steadily worse, it's evident this country is faced with a crisis -- the absence of true …

Well Tanned: 15 Best Leather Backpacks

Backpacks are great – but even the nicer ones can sometimes feel a little too dressed down for their own good. Thankfully, there are some solutions …

Backpacking

Skip Times Square—These Are the Best Italian Restaurants in NYC

If the thought of a hearty spaghetti pomodoro with a generous sprinkle of Parmesan and a glass of Montepulciano sounds like your idea of weeknight …

The best Astoria restaurants

There’s no shortage of things to do in Queens, NY, but among them, eating is particularly primo. Astoria restaurants feature incredibly varied …

20 Shockingly Useful Amazon Items Under $20

Some of them WAY under.<p>Amidst all the knockoff smartwatches and suspiciously cheap bulk batches of condoms, there are some seriously great deals on …

17 Style Hacks Every Man Should Know

Looking your best costs time and money, so to save you a bit of both, we share the quick and easy style hacks that will instantly upgrade your …

25 Genius Design & Storage Ideas for Your Small Bathroom

A bathroom doesn't have to be big to have great style and function. To us, a small space means a fun challenge when it comes to storage and design, …

Storage Ideas

The Go-To Shirt That'll Only Get Better With Age

Rowing Blazers' take on the classic oxford cloth button-down is an investment that'll last.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>The oxford cloth button-down just might be the most versatile shirt a guy …

Men's Fashion

How to build a travel wardrobe

Travelling a lot? Short on time? Follow GQ's guide to building the ultimate travel wardrobe<p>I've been travelling a lot lately. In addition to the …

Wardrobe Maintenance: Part 2

Like it ? Share it:<p>Share it:<p>The obsession with clothing and style on a personal level is borderline addiction. The enjoyment received from informing …

Martha Rose Shulman’s Quick-Braised Fish With Baby Potatoes & Greens

<b>Author Notes:</b> When you take flavorful ingredients like anchovies, garlic, and nuts and smack them together into a paste, they don’t just become a sauce you can smear or soften in oil, but one you can unleash to bloom in water to flavor just about anything, instantly. Or, as Martha Rose Shulman …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

This Renowned Wharton Professor's Best Leadership Advice: For the Love of God, Stop Brainstorming

Superstar leadership expert Adam Grant identifies the most important evidence-based truths to apply to your business today.<p>Leadership is not mysterious. If you understand how people and organizations behave, you'll have a pretty good idea how to maximize the performance of both. Fortunately, we're …

Is Albania Eastern Europe's answer to the Amalfi Coast?

“Albania!” my barrister friend exclaimed when Mrs Harding divulged our holiday destination. “What have you done wrong?”<p>The answer, in short, was that we were taking a punt on the word of a politician. In a political interview I did for this newspaper with Edi Rama, the country’s prime minister, …

The best things to do in NYC according to locals and Time Out Editors

When researching the best things to do in NYC, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Gotham draws millions of tourists from all over the world with its …

West Village

The best online clothing stores for men

While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.<p>This possibly explains why more and more clothes shopping is done online from the comfort of our own homes. As we search for the ideal suits, …

Clothing

This Cabbage and Sausage Soup Is Perfect for Chilly Nights

Soup is a warm and comforting hug during the winter months, but making a soup that is truly satisfying is something of a fickle beast. If you're like …

Cooking

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

10 amazing things to do in Dubai

HANG OUT WITH HIPSTERS<p>A few years ago, Dubai didn’t have hipsters, but now it does and <b>Box Park</b> is where most of them hang out. There are restaurants, …

Travel

8 Lesser-Known Decor Stores if You're Bored of the Usual

If you've ever looked around your home and noticed that a majority of what you own is all from the same handful of stores, then read on, because this …

Home Decorating

This Under-the-Radar Beach Town Is Mexico’s Next Great Destination

As we reach the outskirts of Puerto Escondido, my driver grins and gestures with his chin for me to look in the rearview mirror. Just above the …

Santa Fe

New York’s Chinese Food Has Never Been Better: Here Are the 10 Places to Eat Now

Have you heard? The culinary world is over the moon about Chinese food. But it’s not capital-C Chinese that is capturing interest. It’s mostly regional cooking: dumplings from Hong Kong, roast pork belly from Guangdong, noodles from Yunnan, tea-smoked duck from Sichuan.<p><i>Vogue</i> contributor Tamar Adler …

The best winter getaways from NYC

In need of winter getaways from NYC? While there are plenty of things to do in winter in NYC, the city can also feel awfully gloomy when the sun …

Hudson Valley

Why ‘Meaningful Interactions’ Should Be the Currency We All Trade in Today

Facebook has been under fire for chasing dollars rather than ‘likes’, Marc Pritchard is sainted for trashing the <i>“content crap trap</i>” and every day …

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018 | Inc.com

Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are some of my favorites that will be released in the next few months.<p>(If you see a few books you like, consider pre-ordering instead of waiting until the …

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