Solange

25 Added | 6 Magazines | 5 Likes | 31 Following | 4 Followers | @solangestrom | Keep up with Solange on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Solange”

This PR Guru Says When It Comes to Social Media, Stop Doing These 5 Things Right Now

Jessica Abo sits down with the founder of MB Social to get tips on you can help your brand break through all of the noise online.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Mimi Banks decided to open her own boutique, full-service social media agency after spending years working in …

Public Relations

9 Exquisite Places to Luxuriate in Provence, France

Provence is the jewel in France’s many-splendored crown, a wildly diverse region featuring splendid mountains, azure bays, rolling vineyards, and …

Italy's most romantic lake towns

Italy

Camporsevoli: Tuscany Vacation Villa Rentals in Review

In the Enchanting Hills of Southern Tuscany<p>The privately owned medieval borgo Camporsevoli, with its three independent vacation villa rentals and …

Italy

How to live like a local in Venice

Lonely Planet Local Jo-Ann Titmarsh has been living in Venice for over 20 years. Although she originally came to the city as a student for a three-month stay, she soon decided to make Venice her home. Despite how long she’s been here, she never tires of the city's beauty and its wealth of art …

Italy

The “Social Media New Deal” for Luxury Brands

The rise of social media has put more power in the hands of a diversity of stakeholders who now shape for a large part of what is viewed as luxury. …

Business School

Comporta: Portugal's best secret beach spot

Some people will want to say Comporta in the same breath as Ibiza, but, really, they're missing the point altogether. Comporta is not Ibiza. It is …

Eight VCs Explain How (And Why) They Assess Founders’ Emotional Intelligence

These are five key questions investors ask to determine whether they’re being pitched by emotionally intelligent founders.<p>When you’re pitching investors, you need a great product and a great story–that much is a given. But those aren’t the only things venture capitalists are looking for. Just as …

Emotional Intelligence

Jen Atkin Shares an Inside Look at Her Whirlwind Dream Trip Around Italy and France

Lake Como. St.-Tropez. Corsica. Sardinia. Cinque Terre. The list of places hair guru Jen Atkin visited on a recent trip around Italy and France reads like a dream vacation bucket list. In fact, it’s almost as impressive as the famed stylist’s list of celeb clients: Jessica Alba, Gigi and Bella …

The Most Stunning Airbnb Wedding Venues Around the World

It’s a pretty standard formula for a destination wedding: Choose an exciting locale, pick out a hotel with a ballroom and decent food, and reserve a block of rooms for your guests. But for the couple looking for a slightly more intimate experience—more “hosting at a family estate” than “hosting at …

The 5 Most Delicious Ice Cream Shops in Paris

Wandering the streets of Paris often means succumbing to the likes of lemon-sugar crepes and coffee-iced éclairs. But in the summertime, it is just-churned ice cream that’s especially hard to resist. The city’s most popular <i>glacier</i> is undoubtedly Berthillon, an Île Saint-Louis institution tracing …

5 Under-the-Radar Italian Vacation Destinations

How I’ve Made Smart Hires As My Company Quadrupled In 10 Months

The Muse has grown to four times the size of its former self in under a year. CEO Kathryn Minshew explains what that’s taught her.<p>One of the most exciting parts of growing your company is bringing on new talent. An infusion of new people brings fresh perspectives, ideas, and energy–not to mention …

Human Resources

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg speaks publicly about husband’s death for first time

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg gave an powerful speech at UC Berkeley’s commencement on Saturday about resilience and loss.<p>The speech addressed how Sandberg coped after her husband Dave Goldberg died unexpectedly in Mexico during a trip on May 1, 2015.<p>“I have never spoken publicly about this before. …

Design de vivre: Paris as told by graphic designers

“To know Paris is to know a great deal,” Henry Miller once said. With its wide boulevards and romantic architecture, Paris has long been a centre of …

France

How to distill your long-form text into a killer infographic

It was like using a big funnel, or maybe a pasta maker that turned a huge amount of dough into fun shapes.<p>A while back, I wrote an e-book for …

Deconstructing the Price Tag

A new study by Bhavya Mohan, Ryan Buell, and Leslie John has an important conclusion for retailers: Explaining what it costs to produce a product can …

Transparency

How to Write a Résumé That Stands Out

The resume: there are so many conflicting recommendations out there. Should you keep it to one page? Do you put a summary up top? Do you include personal interests and volunteer gigs? This may be your best chance to make a good first impression, so you’ve got to get it right.<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

The Challenge of Creating Digital Content for Luxury Brands

Digital media has given luxury customers more power than ever before to shape the image of the brands they follow. How can these brands translate …

Navigating the Geopolitics of the New Luxury Consumer

Newly rich Russian and Chinese consumers have kept the luxury sector buoyant in recent years. Will these markets continue to be the lands of …