Career Growth Inspiration From Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Life

National Park Visitors Center interior Martin Luther King Historical Site Atlanta, Georgia.GETTY I visited the Martin Luther King, Jr. Museum on my 6th wedding anniversary weekend. Like most of the crowd, I sat in a deep state of awe listening to the reenactment of the “I Have a Dream” speech. Martin Luther paved the way […]

Nadal Shares Sporting Inspiration

Athletes ranging from former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson to golfer Greg Norman to former NBA all star Steve Nash praise Rafael Nadal as sport’s ultimate fighter. So which sport star fires Nadal’s fighting spirit? Watch: Nadal Spins and Wins A champion who plays small ball. Tennis’ raging bull is inspired by a golfing Tiger. Avid golfer Nadal cites fellow […]

How Outdoor Retail Chain Maintains Its Sharp Edge With Innovation, Expertise And Inspiration

Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports began 85 years ago in a small shop in Manchester, England and now has a chain of retail stores across the United Kingdom. From print to online plus retail fascias, embracing innovation in products, sales and marketing has been the Ellis Brigham brand signature from the social media initiative #livebreatheoutdoors to […]

US Mail Bomber Looked For Inspiration, Found It In Trump, Say His Friends

The first thing that stood out about Cesar Sayoc was his vehicle. As far back as 2002, lawyer Ronald Lowy recalled, the windows of Sayoc’s white Dodge Ram van were covered in stickers of Native American regalia. Though Sayoc was Filipino and Italian, he claimed to be a proud member of the Seminole tribe, Lowy […]

Rugby Championship: Springbok phenom Aphiwe Dyantyi’s unlikely All Blacks inspiration

While Karl Tu’inukuafe and Angus Ta’avao have come from nowhere to become All Blacks, the Springboks have their very own bolter. Winger Aphiwe Dyantyi scored twice in their Wellington win but not long ago rugby wasn’t on his radar. Dyantyi was unknown to most Kiwis before he tore up the All Blacks in Wellington, but […]

AS FASHION MOVES TOWARDS A SEASONLESS MODEL, HAS ‘SEASONAL INSPIRATION’ BECOME OBSOLETE?

A look from Saint Laurent’s Fall 2018 collection. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Before he presented his Fall 2018 collection during New York Fashion Week in February, designer Dennis Basso revealed that his inspiration for the season was “today’s woman.” Basso does design primarily for women and it is, indeed, today, so this seems to make sense. Elsewhere, Jonathan Simkhai noted he was […]

Barnes & Noble Must Now Look To Indie Bookstores For Inspiration

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg The most recent chapter in the story of American bookstores has taken a surprising twist. Barnes & Noble, one of the main players in the wave of market consolidation that once threatened the future of indie bookstores, is now losing share to mom-and-pops. Barnes & Noble is eliminating store positions and changing […]