La Comédie humaine: Entrée by Maria Bustillos

https://youtu.be/lmmpUmBhrH4 La Comédie humaine is the diary of American expatriate  Claire Berlinski's amazing journey onto the Parisian stage. (Names have been changed to protect privacy.) If you missed the Introduction, we urge you to begin there. I feared superstitiously that if I failed to keep my New Year’s resolution, all my previous schemes for self-improvement […]

HRD: HRIS leader reveals the future of tech-based tools

HRIS leader reveals the future of tech-based toolsby Emily Douglas 21 Sep 2018 Online HR information hub HRD spoke to Dolly Oyenuga, a seasoned HRIS specialist, who revealed what first ignited her passion in all this people-related. “My role essentially is the IT arm of the HR function,” she prefaced. “I manage the HRIS systems […]

Straylite: Mississippi sheriff under fire for comparing Osama Bin Laden to Colin Kaepernick in Facebook post

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Nike's decision to make former NFL star Colin Kaepernick the face of their new campaign has caused controversy across the nation. Now, some citizens in Marshall County, Mississippi are wondering what one elected official may have meant by sharing a picture of Kaepernick next to Osama Bin Laden on social media, according […]

SCMP: China’s booming live streaming industry may have reached its peak

Dealing with scandals, regulatory scrutiny and rising costs, China’s live streaming industry has reached a turning pointBy Amanda Lee The party could soon be over for China’s booming live streaming industry, which saw revenue triple last year, as the tens of millions of yuan a year paid out to top presenters becomes unsustainable amid a […]

Push: Visit NYC’s best cultural institutions for free with a library card

New York City is home to some of the most renowned cultural institutions in the world, and starting this week, The New York Public Library is making it even easier for New Yorkers to enjoy these remarkable destinations with Culture Pass , a service that allows library cardholders to visit cultural institutions throughout the city […]

The Austrian Chamber of Commerce 4th Hong Kong International Business Awards 

The Austrian Chamber of Commerce 4th Hong Kong International Business Awards Thursday, September 6 2018 Dear Members and Friends, AustroCham is proud to be one of the supporting organizations for the Hong Kong Business International Awards 2018. Hong Kong Business International Business Awards is an initiative to recog­nize the contributions of International firms to Hong Kong and […]

BOF: Kate Spade, Pioneering Accessories Designer, Dead at 55

Spade led a fashion revolution in the 1990s with her influential handbag designs, transforming the accessories market along the way.Source: GettySHARECOMMENTBY LAUREN SHERMANJUNE 5, 2018 17:24Save NEW YORK, United States — Kate Spade, the pioneering accessories designer who created one of the world’s first-ever “It” bags in the 1990s, has been found dead in her […]

[Reblog] The New York Times: NEWS ANALYSIS With ‘Spygate,’ Trump Shows How He Uses Conspiracy Theories to Erode Trust

ImagePresident Trump’s promotion of elaborate, unproven theories appears to be having a distinct effect.CreditEric Thayer for The New York TimesBy Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Maggie Haberman May 28, 2018 WASHINGTON — As a candidate, Donald J. Trump claimed that the United States government had known in advance about the Sept. 11 attacks. He hinted that […]