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What Maslow’s Hierarchy Won’t Tell You About Motivation

At some point in their careers, most leaders have either consciously — or, more likely, unwittingly — based (or justified) their approach to motivation on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow’s idea that people are motivated by satisfying lower-level needs such as food, water, shelter, and security, …

How to Increase Your Facebook Conversions Using Google Analytics

Shares 6K<p>Do you want to improve your Facebook conversions?<p>Have you considered combining the power of Google Analytics with your Facebook …

5 things millennials should start doing now for retirement

Millennials are young, wild and free — but not for long.<p>Soon, they'll have to buckle down and prep for the day they retire. It might seem far away, …

How to Build a Powerful Network Using LinkedIn

Shares 7K<p>How often do you leverage your LinkedIn network?<p>Do you want to strategically improve and grow your connections?<p>In building your LinkedIn …

Bodyweight Workout For Your Morning Routine | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse.</i><p>Have you ever intended to work out in the afternoon or evening but didn’t get a chance to and …

8 amazing fat-burning intervals

If your goal is to burn fat, interval training should be part of your workout program. Interval training is a great way to hammer out a quick …

Extreme Sports

5 ways to work out without weights

With all the knowledge that’s out there now about exercise, there’s really no excuse for not achieving your fitness goals. You can’t argue that you …

The Fastest Way to Get in Running Shape

If your running game needs a tune-up, get a jolt with these speed drills<p>Usain Bolt isn't the only person who should be cranking into fifth gear. Adding a speed session to your running routine will get you back into shape faster, so you're ready for that 5K or marathon down the road. Plus, you’ll …

Workouts

Inner Space: Hussein Chalayan

<i>Taken from the August issue of Dazed & Confused</i><p>In 1993 Hussein Chalayan debuted The Tangent Flows, his graduate collection from Central Saint Martins. It consisted of oxidised garments that he had buried in his friend’s garden and left to decay for several months.The ritualistic process behind its …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

Podcast: Ben Silbermann (Pinterest Founder) - Veda House

Hey team! I know watching a video doesn’t really count as a podcast, but while I was at work I was listening to this little video. The video is from …

Julie Gibbs of Lantern / Penguin Books - The Design Files | Australia's most popular design blog.

Julie Gibbs, publishing director of Lantern, an imprint of Penguin Books. Photo - Phu Tang.<p>Some beautiful recent Lantern titles - 'My Greek Island …

Podcast: Surrounding Yourself w/ Art - Veda House

Today’s Podcast is another After The Jump session on Heritage Radio, brought to us by Grace Bonney of Design Sponge. This week’s podcast was with Amy …

Podcast: Usefully Losing Control of Your Brand - Veda House

Hey guys. If you have 5-10 minutes, I’ve got a really thought provoking podcast for you today. Tim Leberecht talks about how brands try to tightly …

Podcast: Your Elusive Creative Genius - Veda House

I stumbled upon this podcast/video at the perfect time. I was feeling the morning blues of being uninspired and naturally…I was blaming myself for …

Culture Code: Creating A Lovable Company

An inside peek at how we work and what we believe at HubSpot.<p>This is part culture manifesto, part employee handbook and part diary of dreams.<p>Visit us at www.hubspot.com/jobs

How to make better decisions

Those of you who have ever launched anything know just how precious the hours on launch day are. Yesterday, author Dan Heath took time out of his …

Silicon Valley’s Best Networker Teaches You His Secrets

It might be surprising that I know Adam Rifkin. What’s not surprising is that Adam Rifkin knows me — because Adam knows <i>everybody</i>.<p>In 2011 Fortune …

"While many other luxury brands reported slowing growth, Prada posted a remarkable net profit increase of 46 percent in the 2012 financial year. BoF examines the secret to the company's success." http://bit.ly/ZK7oA8

Raf Simons | The Talks

Short Profile<p>Name: Raf Simons<br>DOB: 12 January 1968<br>Place of Birth: Neerpelt, Limburg, Belgium<br>Occupation: Fashion Designer<p>Mr. Simons, would you consider …

Savvy Social Networking Pays Off for L’Oreal China

<i>Tapping Into Singer’s Fan Base, “Deeply White” Campaign Scores With Younger Consumers</i><p>Singer Li Yuchun.<p>In a press conference in Beijing earlier this …

Digital Marketing

Everyday Magic

Italian fine-jewelry house Pomellato has earned a cult following for their unmistakably luxurious yet easy-to-wear collections<p>IT MAY BE ONE OF MILAN'S loftiest fine jewelers, but Pomellato does an admirable job of flying under the radar. Glamorous, yet wearable around the clock, the 45-year-old …

The Arnault Legacy

With the house of Dior in the hands of a designer she championed and a newborn baby at home, the daughter of LVMH's founder has many reasons to smile. Will the rebirth of the legendary fashion house mark a new chapter for Delphine Arnault?<p>THE BEATING HEART of the house of Dior is tucked away in …

Grace Kelly

What Narciso Knows

With a new CEO, an acclaimed spring collection and hard-won wisdom from a career of fashion highs and business lows, the designer has at last found his mission, turning a beloved brand into an international powerhouse.<p>ON THE BULLETIN BOARD in Narciso Rodriguez's downtown Manhattan workroom is a …

Spring Fashion

How to Succeed in Fashion Without Trying Too Hard

Before growing into a global business with its own culture magazine and an evolving product line, Acne Studios began as a creative consulting firm that played by a few counterintuitive rules—ones it still stands by today.<p>WHILE HE WAS WORKING ON Acne's spring 2013 collection—the long, floaty …

Dresses

Girls Will Be Boys

"THIS IS THE BEST ADVENTURE!" the scandalous writer Vita Sackville-West wrote about the exhilaration of dressing as a boy she called "Julian" in 1920. "I never appreciated anything so much as living like that with my tongue perpetually in my cheek."<p>Dressing like a man is the refusal of obvious …

Blond Hair

This Man Wants to Clothe the Planet

TADASHI YANAI, FOUNDER OF THE GLOBAL clothing retailer Uniqlo, is on the other end of a videoconference screen. From his Tokyo office, Yanai-san speaks enthusiastically about Uniqlo's innovative fabrics. "Americans believe cotton is best," he says, "but we've invented new fabrics that will change …

Clothing

The Click Clique

The team behind luxury-shopping website Moda Operandi has changed the way women buy designer clothes. Will a new twist to their strategy position it as the ultimate retail outlet for the well-heeled?<p>THIS SPRING, A MASSIVELY oversize duchesse satin floral opera coat won over a fatigued crowd at …

French Fashion

Tory Burch

The designer turned a tiny line that started in her kitchen into a powerhouse. Now she takes on Fashion Week, homework crises and a sprawling empire with an unfaltering smile<p>LESS THAN 10 YEARS AGO, Tory Burch was a star on the New York social scene, with an army of six gorgeous children and …