How To Fall In Love With Your City

Struggling with urban life? We love this great guide from Monocle about how to connect better with your environment. Billions of people live in cities but how many of us actually live in our city? Hugo Macdonald, author of the book How to Live in the City, takes us to New York, Tokyo and London Read more about How To Fall In Love With Your City[…]

The New Starters: A Way To Be That Man

What did you always want to be when you grew up? MR PORTER meets six second careerists who found a way to be that man How many children, when asked what they want to be when they grow up, would say digital marketing manager, facilities coordinator or client services liaison officer? And how many adults Read more about The New Starters: A Way To Be That Man[…]

Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Is What Happens When Black Women Control Their Art

Millions of people saw one of the world’s most powerful black women fight her demons on Saturday, and win. Not far into Lemonade, Beyoncé is in a Victorian-era room, submerged in water. It is one of the more gripping scenes in the hourlong visual album that previewed her most recent album release. In it, she sings Read more about Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Is What Happens When Black Women Control Their Art[…]

Facebook could blow up credit cards and make loans to billions

Photo credit: Robert Wands/AP Facebook seems ready to radically reimagine credit cards—minus the “card” part, of course. It’s already a foregone conclusion that by next decade carrying a plastic card to buy stuff will be as anachronistic as hauling around a boom box to listen to music. Facebook is reportedly going to give its Messenger Read more about Facebook could blow up credit cards and make loans to billions[…]

How Kat Cole Went From Hooters Girl to Running a Billion-Dollar Brand

Story bought to you by The rise of a self-made American woman Kat Cole is irrepressible. Currently a group president at food conglomerate Focus Brands, the 37-year-old exec has been heading up billion-dollar businesses since she was just 32, when she took the reins at Cinnabon. That’s after she rose the corporate ranks at Hooters and managed Read more about How Kat Cole Went From Hooters Girl to Running a Billion-Dollar Brand[…]

30-Something Women Are Not Quitting Their Jobs for the Reason You Think

It turns out women have more in common with their male co-workers than previously believed: Both sexes’ top reasons for quitting jobs relate to insufficient compensation, lack of opportunities for learning and lack of meaningful work, reports the Harvard Business Review. A recent study published by the International Consortium for Executive Development Research (ICEDR) found sharp Read more about 30-Something Women Are Not Quitting Their Jobs for the Reason You Think[…]