Our feelings about the stock market are heavily influenced by the investments we already own, a phenomenon known as "anchoring." Many of us also suffer from "recency" bias, the tendency to read too much into short-term market performance.
This past week there has been a fair amount of coverage regarding the appearance of women of colour in high fashion print ads, as well as on magazine covers.
He is undoubtedly a provocateur, renown for his spellbinding performances. Not since the likes of Marilyn Manson, Prince or David Bowie, have we witnessed such an unabashed spectacle of sexuality and satire be brought back to the performance scene.
Imitation is supposed to be the sincerest form of flattery. But what if you want to imitate someone so badly that you're willing to steal from them? Where does that fall on the sincerity meter?
hat amazes me about Michael Lewis -- what has mystified and obsessed me since I first met him in a class he was teaching at UC Berkeley a decade ago -- is his confidence.
Galliano describes "hearing the rustle of the taffeta" and "being able to smell the perfume on the girl." The glee that once was Galliano's shines through still, alive and well. Galliano brings fairy tales to life, although he's been very close to losing his own.
What a girl wants? What a girl needs? The answer to that is attention.
I went to NYC a few months back for a Vanity Fair photo shoot with DonorsChoose.org staff, board members, and advisers.
In Sessums's view, celebrity occupies a paradoxical position in the magazine world. On the one hand, the public's insatiable appetite for stories about the rich and famous is the engine motoring newsstand sales and revving up online traffic.
Okay, teachers in a lot of schools never get a break, and that's often true in schools that serve military families. Remember that the families of ac...
One hot August night in 2008 High School senior Alex Motiuk went to his parents and said, "Mom, Dad, there's something I want to talk to you about," Leo Motiuk explained with a smile. "As parents of a young son you just wonder what that's all going to be about."
Even if you have no desire to ever be on-stage or in front of a camera, some rules for successful acting can be applied to leading a successful life.
While Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City may not seem monumental to some, it is the golden fashion child to the rest of the world. It has inspired the masses to believe in the simple fusion of art and creation. And it has allowed American fashion to be viewed as a viable business.
With so much talk about publishing, new business models, disruption and the demise of old media, it's important to start taking all of the sensationalist rhetoric and try to make some realistic sense out of it.
Your Start-Up Life is a business advice column by Rana Florida, Author of Upgrade (McGraw-Hill, September 2013) and CEO of the Creative Class Group. ...
My husband took our youngest son to visit a college out of town last weekend. I stayed home. Then my aunt came to babysit me.