FASHION: Museums are the new trendsetters

Culture By 23 noviembre, 2017 No Comments

By Costanza Cerasi

Paris has always been one of the most famous cities in the world for fashion, but in the last years it has taken the further step. Fashion isn’t only in stores anymore, it has extended to museums. The most notorious example of this is the Louis Vuitton Foundation, conceived by the ultra-centennial fashion brand as a place of art celebration. The Foundation was inaugurated just over two years ago in 2014. It was projected and studied by architects Frank Gehry, creator of Guggenheim and Walt Disney Concert Hall, and Bernard Arnault, head of Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy (LVMH).

PORTUGAL: AI creates jobs, according to Web Summit

Jobs By 13 noviembre, 2017 No Comments

This year another 60 000 persons from all over the world attended the Web Summit in Lisboa. The country has become the reference for IT start up and although still struggling from the bad impact of the crisis in 2011, a very pragmatic fiscal policy has made Portugal interesting for financial and technological centre of excellence. This year in Web Summit Stephen Hawking delivered a keynote address on artificial intelligence (AI).

NETWORKING: “Thank you” is the most important thing to remember

Jobs By 1 noviembre, 2017 No Comments

One of the most important things you can do in business is to network. It’s important to have an offline as well as online network and the key is to maximize both tools. The principles of offline and online networking, stripping away the technology, are basically the same. Many people understand business networking as selling yourself, your business or product, but that is not the case. Successful networking is all about building sincere, long lasting and mutually beneficial relationships based on generosity. The principles and techniques of business networking are mostly common sense and many of the behavioural principles that generally apply to relationships also apply to business.