Management at Allen Edmonds used to joke that when they saw a hearse go by, they knew they’d lost a customer. That was then. Here’s how the Wisconsin-based shoemaker played up its heritage for a new generation.
A six-year veteran of Yelp, Miriam Warren established the user-generated review company’s London outpost and oversaw its European expansion, most recently into France, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, and Denmark. So she knows from turbulence! How does Warren stay productive while racking up the frequent-flier miles?
So, have you ever wanted to be a TEDx speaker? If the answer’s yes, here’s some handy advice to help you deliver a killer talk, put together by Klaudia Tolman of TEDxWroclaw in Poland.
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Earlier this week, President Barack Obama called for a “tech surge” to fix the problems with Healthcare.gov, the barely functional marketplace where Americans are supposed to buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The administration is being opaque about exactly how many new employees equate to a “surge,” but details are slowly leaking out. And while the tech surge does sound like a substantial effort, it may also be complicating an already messy situation.
Kanye West’s eight-year-old song Gone has jumped into the top 20 of Billboard’s Hot 100 chart after being featured in a video of a woman quitting her job.