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Top 10 YouTube Channels for Leaders

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 09.28.2014 | Business
Larry P. Thomas

Over the last year I've subscribed to a number of YouTube channels that have consistently helped me identify new trends, understand best practices, and spot high-impact opportunities. Here is a list of my favorites.

Texas Spitfire Abbie Evans Fights Epidermolysis Bullosa In Cary Bell's Butterfly Girl

Kristin McCracken | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

We caught up with Bell to discuss her advice to aspiring filmmakers, her philosophies on narrative non-fiction filmmaking, and what makes Abbie so special.

SXSW Shingerview: Keith Lehman, Sprint

David Shing | Posted 06.08.2014 | Technology
David Shing

Keith Lehman, Social Media Marketing Manager at Sprint, is one cool dude. He started his career at Sprint working at a retail store for five years, and worked his way up to corporate, doing development in marketing and operations.

SXSW Shingerview: Glenn Carter, 3M

David Shing | Posted 06.08.2014 | Technology
David Shing

From the chair hanging in mid-air held up only by 3M tape, to the art sculpted from 3M duck tape, 3M is a company that is constantly innovating and I was excited to hear about it from Glenn.

SXSW Shingerview: Chris D'Amico, Hill Holliday

David Shing | Posted 06.07.2014 | Technology
David Shing

At SXSW last month, I chatted with my friend, a fellow creative, Chris D'Amico, SVP and Group Creative Director at Hill Holliday who is the creative l...

SXSW Shingerview: Jason Levine, Mondelez

David Shing | Posted 05.28.2014 | Technology
David Shing

Jason Levine, who is responsible for Oreo on a global scale, stopped by AOL's activation at Raptor House to talk about the Oreo brand.

SXSW Shingerview: Adam Harter, Pepsi

David Shing | Posted 05.27.2014 | Technology
David Shing

In the last two years, Pepsi has re-imagined the SuperBowl halftime show, and in the spirit of innovation and creativity, took it a step further this year.

SXSW Shingerview: Howard Handler, MLS

David Shing | Posted 05.26.2014 | Technology
David Shing

With the World Cup taking place this summer, I was excited to talk with Howard Handler, CMO of Major League Soccer at SXSW Interactive this year. Howard is a sharp dude with a unique background.

The Loneliness of the Sick Self-Tracker

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 05.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Shaquille O'Neal towered on a main stage in the Austin Convention Center, chatting about wearable technology amid the uber-hip throng at the South by ...

SXSW Shingerview: PHD Grady Creative Collective

David Shing | Posted 05.21.2014 | Technology
David Shing

These five bright, interesting, and interested students from the University of Georgia are a part of a collaborative research project with PHD to build consumer insights on millennials. At SXSW this year, I sat down with them to talk about their point of view as consumers and as the culture of youth.

Need for Speed and All Is By My Side Actress Imogen Poots on the Fusion of Music and Film

Quora | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

"I think the real concern with taking on an icon is people feel some sort of ownership with a figure like Hendrix: the fans, the family, and the people who were actually there. Then there's also the whole corporate side of it, which can turn into something pretty ugly."

SXSW Interview: Juliette Lewis and Jonny Weston Get a Little Inappropriate in Kelly & Cal

Kristin McCracken | Posted 05.19.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

If you were wondering when Lewis might step into a lead role she can make all her own, director Jen McGowan has the answer.

SXSW Interview: Startup Culture Exposed in 3D Printing Doc Print the Legend

Kristin McCracken | Posted 05.17.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Directors Luis Lopez and Clay Tweel discuss their award-winning documentary Print the Legend, which had its world premiere this month at the 2014 South By Southwest Film Conference and Festival.

SXSW Interview: Stars Natalia Dyer and Peter Vack on Complicated Young Love in I Believe in Unicorns

Kristin McCracken | Posted 05.17.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

The film will also cause us women of all ages to remember those 'bad boys' in our pasts -- the ones for whom we always made excuses, no matter how badly they treated us in public.

10 Food Trucks You Need To Visit In Austin, TX

Sarah VanWettering | Posted 05.17.2014 | Taste
Sarah VanWettering

Present year round, Austin's food trucks are the perfect way to sample a smorgasbord of treats and feed the thousands of concert goers. Below is a list of Austin's finest and the dishes you need to try:

One Armed Man Is a Triumph in Its Medium, If Overlooked

David Tereshchuk | Posted 05.17.2014 | Entertainment
David Tereshchuk

One Armed Man's denouement, almost inevitable in its explosion of violence, nevertheless left the Austin audience stunned and -- more than a touch -- ethically wrongfooted.

WATCH: Band Performs Private Concert For Teen Injured In SXSW Crash

Posted 03.17.2014 | Good News

A teen seriously injured when a car slammed into a crowd of pedestrians at the South by Southwest festival in Austin last week wasn't able to go see o...

30 SXSW Acts About to Break

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 05.15.2014 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

With this list of 30 about-to-break bands and singers, you won't have to spend all day running up and down 6th street trying to get in.

Spandau Ballet Finally Returns To The U.S.

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — It's been nearly three decades since Spandau Ballet played in the United States. After a successful return to America at South ...

8 Reasons To Get To Know Croatia's Music Scene

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.15.2014 | Arts

In honor of South by Southwest, the music festival taking over Austin, TX this week, we're interviewing the bands and musicians who've traveled far an...

The Chris Gethard Show Keeps SXSW Comedy Weird

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 05.14.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

"Last call for Hepatitus C!" Shannon O'Neill announced from the sold-out crowd as audience members lined up to dip spoons into the gray plastic tub overflowing with 20 gallons of ice cream,

10 Reasons Music Lovers Should Head To Cape Town, South Africa

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.14.2014 | Arts

In honor of South by Southwest, the music festival taking over Austin, TX this week, we're interviewing the bands and musicians who've traveled far an...

9 Things You Didn't Know About Sweden's Music Capital

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.16.2014 | Arts

In honor of South by Southwest, the music festival taking over Austin, TX this week, we're interviewing the bands and musicians who've traveled far an...

Singer Proves To Be 'The Man' At South By Southwest

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 03.18.2014 | Black Voices

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Aloe Blacc is "The Man" at South By Southwest this week. Blacc enters the annual music conference and festival riding the cres...

Kanye And Jay Z Steal The Show At SXSW

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 03.13.2014 | Entertainment

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Samsung got its money's worth from Jay Z and Kanye West. Two of rap's top stars combined for a powerful, hit-filled two-hour s...