Sitting in a Los Angeles boardroom surrounded by cutting-edge engineering experts, you can find Neha Assar absentmindedly sketching henna designs in her notepad instead of running numbers.
“I feel like I have an eye for art. Anything that I see is artwork—it can be a pattern on a tile. It could ... More
Pierette Huttner gives you a taste of her oddly chic job
“I had a mother that loved Julia Child,” says Pierette Huttner. “She would cook all the time and have these fabulous dinner parties. Other children got macaroni and cheese and we got scallops.” It’s exactly this kind of upbringing that led Huttner to appreciate and experiment with bold flavors and ... More
Speakers at big-ticket events have found that wisdom is worth its weight in gold. Meet the man directing one of the top troupes of talent
Don Epstein wants to captivate you. Not just for a minute or two, either. He wants you planted in your seat, transfixed, for 45 minutes minimum. Epstein, the CEO and founder of Greater Talent Network, books authors, athletes, business leaders and politicians for lectures all over the world, with clients ... More
It's no easy task to go from life behind a desk to life behind bars, but a good prison coach can make all the difference
For plenty of C-suite executives, having a consigliere—whether to assist in greasing wheels in Washington or counsel on the intricacies of international expansion—is a necessity. So, when Masters of the Universe find themselves facing time behind bars, many of them hire a prison coach.
Los Angeles–based consultant ... More
Not all artists' studios are created equal, as still life photographer Martyn Thompson discovers. Here, a look through his lens
There’s an undeniable fascination with the places people live and work that permeates the blogosphere, the pages of books and magazines and, of course, the boards of Pinterest. As photographer Martyn Thompson puts it, "Human beings are voyeurs; we like looking at things and learning about people. The ... More
As part of his brand new UGG For Men campaign, the legendary Patriots quarterback talks about his down time—or lack thereof
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is a very busy man—which makes his new UGG For Men campaign with Jeff Bridges that much more hilarious. In the video Brady just posted to his Facebook page, the QB is taking a light snooze to the soothing sounds of Bridges ... More
The truth behind America's favorite tabloid proves just as juicy as the stories in its pages
In 1971, the sleepy Florida town of Lantana, population 7,000, was best known for its state hospital and a short stretch of beach fronting the Atlantic Ocean. But on July 19 of that year, Lantana woke up—and stayed awake. On that day, a mysterious office building that had been swiftly ... More
Never mind the toys. This is where the Oscar-winning director gets serious
Of all the mementos Ron Howard keeps in his Beverly Hills work space, the most eye-catching isn't an award, it's a can of beer.
"I did a couple of cameos on The Simpsons that I'm particularly proud of," Howard says, explaining the tallboy of the cartoon's fictional brew on his desk. ... More
This hard-charging matrimonial lawyer, who's as charming as he is smart
When Ivana Trump famously advised women everywhere “Don’t get mad, get everything” in the ‘90s dramedy The First Wives Club, she wasn’t entirely kidding. The original Mrs. Trump’s oft-repeated catchphrase refers to the Donald’s scandalous affair with Marla Maples and the resultant divorce that saw the Trumps battle it out over the ... More