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Millennials Are Threatening The World's Most Powerful Brands

Iconic brands like Tide, Levi's, Coca-Cola, Ralph Lauren, Gap, and more "are going to suffer a precipitous decline in relevance, in sales, and share of market; or drop dead, at the very least," retail expert Robin Lewis writes on his blog.<p>The advent of the Internet and e-commerce has taken price …

Levi'S

HubSpot CEO Says The Best Ideas Come From Naps

Halligan admits to The NYT's Adam Bryant that he routinely gets his best ideas while going in and out of sleep.<p>"I do a lot of very mediocre stuff, but once in a while I come up with a really good idea," he says. "Maybe I'll come up with two in a month. Those two inevitably happen when I'm either …

MBA

How To Create Your Own Luck

Luck–in business and in life–isn’t always something that happens to you, it’s also something you can find and help create.<p>Failed actors rarely give career advice. “The advice business is a monopoly run by survivors,” writes David McRaney of You Are Not So Smart. The chefs who failed don’t have a …

Imposing, Eye-Catching And Mysterious: The Running Wall Residence

The <b>Running Wall residence</b> in Kerala, India by <b>LIJO RENY Architects</b> is built more as a fort house that reminds us of the Great Wall of China. The …

Don't hate the woman behind the 'world's worst selfie'

By taking a photo of herself in front of a suicidal figure on the Brooklyn bridge shehas become a scapegoat for our worst fears about the modern age<p>It's the most selfish "selfie" ever! While police officers tried to talk down a man who was preparing to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge, a woman in the …

The treachery trail

Nancy Kerrigan

Sights to make you feel small

Think you’re special? Think again. These sights – towering mountains, vast deserts, endless skies – will put you back in your place.<p>Mass Games, Pyongyang, North Korea<p>Scary and spectacular in equal measure, North Korea’s Mass Games personify the country’s totalitarian politics – and serve as a …

London's best new restaurant and bar openings

Roganic, Marylebone<p>Having departed Fera at Claridge’s last April, Simon Rogan on January 9 returns to the capital with Roganic. A popular pop-up on Blandford Street in Marylebone 2011, in this latest incarnation Roganic will occupy a site on the same street but this time on a permanent basis; …

Christmas dinner recipes: perfect vegetable side dishes

Forget brussels sprouts and carrots: why not serve your turkey with creamy celeriac mash or roast squash?<p><b>Fried parsnips, apples, dried cranberries and pancetta</b><p>Prepare the ingredients the day before, then fry them about an hour before the meal and keep warm.<p>12 rashers pancetta<p>60ml extra-virgin olive …

Recipes

Why posh restaurants are wasted on the rich

Louboutin heels, Botox and no taste: fine restaurants are wasted on their pampered clientele<p>As Jean-Paul Sartre once wrote, hell is other people. Many would agree, including the London-based Russian restaurateur Arkady Novikov. Recently he used an interview to slag off a whole bunch of hellish …

The Top 10 Corporate Social Media Disasters

Here's our pick of the social media setbacks...<p>Wall Street bank JP Morgan was at the centre of a social media storm earlier this month when it invited Twitter users to send questions to an executive using the hashtag #AskJPM.<p>The Twitterverse responded with a storm of abuse. More than 8,000 …

Social Media

See How A Pro Transformed My Crappy Resume To An Excellent One

We all know there is no such thing as a perfect resume. There are so many rules out there that sometimes even recruiters can't agree on what you should or shouldn't include.<p>However, you can follow the basic resume rules to perfect your resume and make it stand out. To get an objective and …

Employment

Tim Ferriss's Top 3 Productivity Tips For Small Business Owners

Ferriss started out as a small business owner working 90-hour weeks to grow his online supplement company, BrainQuicken. Dissatisfied with his workaholic lifestyle, he transformed the way he used his time and spent his days. Focusing in on the effective use of his time quickly increased sales and …

Time Management

12 Successful Entrepreneurs Share The Best Advice They Ever Got

The difference, for many, between giving up and persisting through the toughest times can be getting advice from people who have done it before — and being smart enough to listen.<p>From investor Mark Cuban's dad telling him that there are no shortcuts to Lululemon founder Chip Wilson's realization …

Entrepreneurship

What Victoria's Secret Workers Think When Men Walk Into The Store

"The general feeling about men is that they would buy anything in order to get out of the store as quickly as possible," the worker, who wished to remain anonymous, told us. "That means they would spend more money."<p>While workers tell women about promotions like 5 for $25 panties, they are more …

Communicate

12 Dining Etiquette Rules Every Professional Should Know

The most important thing to remember, says career coach Barbara Pachter, is that you're not there for the food. You are there for business.<p>In her new book "The Essentials Of Business Etiquette," Pachter discusses the dining etiquette rules every professional needs to know:<p>This means picking an …

Kitchens

10 Competitive Jobs That Everyone Wants But Hardly Anyone Gets

Rather than focusing on your own work, highly competitive fields force you to be constantly aware of what everyone else is doing.<p>Competition is particularly acute in visible, hard-to-break-into industries like entertainment and sports, jobs that offer lucrative payouts to top performers, and …

U.S. Department of Labor

French Student Makes A Big Profit Selling Tins Of Air From His Village

"Air de Montcuq" is the brainchild of 22-year-old student Antoine Deblay, who first had the idea to sell his hometown's air over the summer. He put his idea up on the French crowdfunding site, where he was surprised to raise more than 800 euros ($1,000) in just a few weeks — enough to set up a …

France

This Is What It Looks Like When a Google Manager Gets Feedback

Using a rigorous, data-driven hiring process, Google goes to great lengths to attract young, ambitious self-starters and original thinkers. It screens candidates’ résumés for markers that indicate potential to excel there — especially general cognitive ability. People who make that first cut are …

How to Manage Impossible Clients

If you provide some kind of service to clients (as most of us do), you’ll know from experience that some of your beloved masters are easier to work with than others. Some are delightful, some forgettable, and a few you proclaim as downright impossible. Although your view of the client depends on a …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly2 days agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

Fitness

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …

Men's Fashion

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

<i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet and paparazzo spotting across the globe.<p>10 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Food<p>Expert advice for all your fish …

Seven Myths of Email Marketing

The Seven Myths of Email Marketing infographic from Alchemy Worx addresses many of the misconceptions about email marketing head on.<p><i>Many beliefs that</i> …

Marketing