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SXSW 7 Notable Tech & Startup Speakers at SXSW 2018<p>Personal Branding 5 Domain Name Generators to Help Create Your Brand<p>Jobs/HR/Recruiting Are New …

Cambridge Analytica

The Massive Difference between Negative and Positive Leadership

Much that is written about leaders these days seems to be negative: they are incompetent, arrogant, unethical, greedy, the list goes on and on.<p>No …

Leadership
Investing

Kendall Jenner

How Strategy Really Works - Manage By Walking Around

By onSeptember 15, 2013 in books, Leadership, strategy<p>0 0 0<p>The 1993 HBR article ‘Customer Intimacy and Other Value Disciplines’ argued that every …

Hip-Hop Turns 40

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the day Clive "Kool Herc" Campbell threw his first party in the function room of 1520 Sedgwick Ave in the South Bronx. While that Kool Herc back-to-school party marks the official beginnings of the global culture we call hip-hop, what the mainstream media at …

Get the Most Out of Executive Coaching

Remember “light bulb” jokes? My favorite was, “How many shrinks does it take to change a light bulb? One, but the light bulb must <i>want</i> to change.” It’s true: Unless or until a person decides to commit to change wholeheartedly, no coach can help move him or her one-millimeter off the dime.<p>Worse yet …

How elite universities are killing the American dream

The American Dream isn’t dead. It’s just moved to Denmark.<p>Now, we like to think of ourselves as a classless society, but it isn’t true today. As the Brookings Institution has pointed out, America has turned into a place Horatio Alger would scarcely recognize: we have more inequality and less …

Income Inequality
New York City

The Ten Commandments of Dating After Divorce

<b>1. Thou Shalt NOT Make Thy Date Sit Through Stories of 'The Ex'</b><p>Seriously, this one is important like nothing else. No one wants to hear stories about how your bat-crap crazy ex wore rain boots to bed. Take it to therapy with you.<p><b>2. Thou Shalt NOT Involve Thy Children</b><p>I don't care how well-adjusted …

The Marketer’s Guide to Reaching Millennials

Much public hand-wringing and gnashing of teeth have been made of late on the subject of brand marketers targeting millennials and their appetite for …

Advertising Industry

Tumblr Porn, Tim Cook and the Problem With Big Data — 10 Things You Need to See on AllThingsD This Week

In case you missed anything, here’s a quick roundup of the news that powered <b>AllThingsD</b> this week:<p>As expected last week, Yahoo bought Tumblr for $1.1 …

The Rise, Fall, And Rise Of The “Steve Jobs Of Denim”

In the 1990s, hip-hop stars everywhere wore Maurice Malone’s clothes. By 2001, he was broke. But his new venture is simplicity itself: quality jeans at a reasonable price.<p>Maurice Malone walks into a café in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, his home and base of operations for nearly 20 years, looking …

Die Hard

Microsoft planning Xbox dashboard UI and tile changes in preparation for next-gen console

Microsoft is preparing to update its Xbox 360 with another dashboard update. Sources familiar with Microsoft's Xbox plans have revealed to <i>The Verge</i> that the dashboard update will enter into a public beta in late June or early July, with changes and updates in preparation for the next-generation …

Tableau closes Day 1 as a $2.9B public company, up 64 percent

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Yahoo Finance<p>Data analytics star Tableau had a successful initial public offering on Friday, closing the day up nearly …

Fundraising Trouble At Kids Clothing Startup Wittlebee Leads Sean Percival To Give Up CEO Role

Co-founder Sean Percival is walking away from his CEO position at the children’s subscription clothing startup Wittlebee after it had trouble raising a Series A. Amidst a tough fundraising climate for e-commerce startups, Sean says he thinks Wittlebee will continue operating but it’s up to the …

Forget sex: how the idea behind Bang with Friends could revolutionize social interaction

Apple's Find My Friends, a mostly-unrelated concept.<p>Perhaps you've heard of Bang With Friends. It's a rather controversial thing. Simply put, it's a Facebook and mobile app that lets you pick which of your friends you'd like to "bang." Oh, but it's more clever than that: the app won't reveal your …

eCommerce

Standard Operating Procedures Can Make You More Flexible

Most people think standard operating procedures are a strait jacket that limits their flexibility. Yet in our increasingly complex world of work, with so many possible decisions and steps, clever use of standards can liberate. They can actually make it easier to tailor customer experiences at low …

Sneak Peek: Punk Designer Vivienne Westwood Redesigns Virgin Atlantic’s Uniforms

Flight attendant uniforms have historically been problematic, to say the least. They tend to lean too far toward one end on the matron-to-sex-kitten continuum–and at their worst, they can even provoke a cultural outcry. Just ask Turkish Airlines.<p>So it’s a bold designer that would take on the task …

Mad Men

Google, Nike, Jawbone and the fight to win wearable computing

The market is still young. But companies big and small are positioning themselves to be at the center of the wearable computing business when it explodes.<p>When wireless headset company Jawbone announced plans Tuesday to buy wearable sensor maker BodyMedia for what a source said was more than $100 …

Wearable Tech

No Longer Just For Kids, Online Consignment Shop ThredUP Expands Into Women’s Apparel

ThredUP, the online children’s clothes consignment shop, is today launching into a new vertical with the debut of a store for women’s secondhand clothing. The move, which puts the service up against competitors like Poshmark and Threadflip, follows its expansion into junior clothing announced at …

SoulScarf: Combining Fashion and Philanthropy

Celeste Currie's SoulScarf appeals to young women who have both a budget consciousness and a social consciousness.<p>Celeste Currie, now a junior at Syracuse University, never imagined herself as an entrepreneur, much less an entrepreneur involved in retail. And as an information technology student …

Philanthropy

This Post Will Go Viral | Inc.com

It's marketers' million-dollar question: What makes something go viral?<p>You know that social media is best used to establish and maintain a long term relationship with your customers. Still, it would be nice to have something take off every once in awhile, spreading awareness of your brand to the …

Taco Bell

NetSuite Beats Expectations and Raises 2013 Sales Outlook

Don’t look now, but Netsuite, the cloud-based software company that runs businesses large and small, just reported quarterly results, and when …

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Officially Joins Jawbone Board

As I had reported last fall that she might, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has officially joined the board of Jawbone, the high-profile wireless gadget …

Facebook Buys Parse To Offer Mobile Development Tools As Its First Paid B2B Service

Facebook has just acquired Parse, marking its entry into a whole new business category: paid tools and services for developing mobile apps.<p>The company is buying the mobile-backend-as-a-service startup (yes, the industry acronym is mBaaS) in a deal that we’ve heard is worth $85 million. [Update: And …

Social Video Startup Spreecast Launches An iPhone App And Mobile Web Streaming For iOS And Android

Video isn’t just on the desktop anymore, as viewers increasingly find themselves watching on mobile phones and tablets. To meet that demand, social video startup Spreecast is now available on more devices and platforms, with the launch of an iPhone app and streaming via mobile web.<p>Spreecast has a …

25 Of The Most Engaged Brands On Twitter

What does it take for a brand to engage with its audience on Twitter?<p>Social media startup Nestivity released a list of the top 25 most engaged brands …