Business With Style Episode 11: Le domande che aiutano a prendere una direzione nella vita

People always let their emotions get in the way when they make a decision. Not just the lady buying a dress, but also the smart entrepreneur who you'd expect to make a decision only based on facts, can turn down a convenient option only because of something the counterpart said that hurt his or her ego. If you digest this principle you are setting yourself up to succeed in emotional ...

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Business With Style Episode 10: A Luxury HR Perspective – Interview with Westin’s Michelle Fenech Seguna

People always let their emotions get in the way when they make a decision. Not just the lady buying a dress, but also the smart entrepreneur who you'd expect to make a decision only based on facts, can turn down a convenient option only because of something the counterpart said that hurt his or her ego. If you digest this principle you are setting yourself up to succeed in emotional ...

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Business With Style Episode 9: A Business Philosopher – Interview with Luxottica’s Bernard Galan

People always let their emotions get in the way when they make a decision. Not just the lady buying a dress, but also the smart entrepreneur who you'd expect to make a decision only based on facts, can turn down a convenient option only because of something the counterpart said that hurt his or her ego. If you digest this principle you are setting yourself up to succeed in emotional ...

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LAPO ELKANN: PORTRAIT OF AN UNCONVENTIONAL HEIR

 Chances are that you’ve never heard of Lapo Elkann. If you have, however, you either know him for the gossip surrounding the troubled life of this heir of Italy’s richest and more powerful dynasty (Fiat’s Agnelli Family), or for his style and creativity, which has earned him the title of “Best dressed man in the world” several times. Lapo’s style and creativity are the reasons why I am writing this article. In my ...

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Hermès: a history of pride and luxury

Hermès holds a very special position in the luxury world: hugely popular (it ranks #32 in Interbrand's’ 100 Top Brands List, second only to Louis Vuitton which ranks #19, and way above Gucci at #51, Cartier at #65, Tiffany at #81 and Prada at #91), yet under distributed and able to sustain a price point that makes it affordable only to a small percentage of luxury buyers. A LITTLE BIT OF ...

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Elegance can save the world….and your business too.

This might not be the easiest challenge I’ve ever undertaken, but it’s definitely a rhetoric argument I am committed to : Elegance is important in business; it can help leaders lead, businesses succeed, creative people create, careers grow, people collaborate, salespeople sell, marketers better market their products and so on… A few readers might object that, since I come from the luxury industry, I overestimate the importance of elegance whereas today some ...

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