Category: talent

The medium is the message

President Obama wrote a piece on Feminism for Glamour magazine. Curious minds want to know why that specific magazine. Here is whom the magazine …
Published on  •  Posted in talent

Towards a multidisciplinary future

Last week, I attended a workshop on movement building for social change. One of my breakout groups was discussing “shared purpose”. I used the …
Published on  •  Posted in talent, technology

Never "just business" for female founders

Apparently female entrepreneurship events are “weep fests”, according to this opinion piece published by a media startup. “Why can’t we, for once, stop looking …
Published on  •  Posted in talent

Four For Friday (38)

Fascinating materials about people and performance caught my eye this week. If you work with people in any capacity, these links will interest you. …
Published on  •  Posted in talent

Four For Friday (37)

Stanford University announced its new President this week. Marc Tessier-Lavigne is a “pioneering neuroscientist, former Stanford faculty member and outspoken advocate for higher education”. …
Published on  •  Posted in talent

Luxury watches and tech: who is driving whom?

Luxury products, it seems, are being trampled over by technology-enabled products enticing luxury customers. Apple created its own version of ceramic enforced gold. The …
Published on  •  Posted in design, talent

Four For Friday (29)

The luxury sector is negotiating the tight rope between its traditional exclusivity and the open-all-hours, democratising nature of the web. It is a fascinating …
Published on  •  Posted in art, design, talent

Men in women's fashion -- the gender imbalance we don't talk about

A few weeks ago, rumours abounded about Tom Ford possibly returning to Gucci, after Frida Giannini’s departure. While there is no doubting Mr Ford’s …
Published on  •  Posted in talent

The importance of being prepared

Yesterday, a young friend of mine met with a well-regarded academic in her field. He has been teaching for over 2 decades. When she …
Published on  •  Posted in talent

Are you in business with your friends?

One of the most misleading lines, often cited from The Godfather is: “It’s not personal, Sonny. It’s strictly business.” An entrepreneur will smile wryly …
Published on  •  Posted in culture, talent