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Harrods stops selling Ganesha handbag after backlash from Hindus

US label Judith Leiber’s depiction of the god on £6,340 leather clutch criticised as ‘demeaning’Harrods has stopped selling a luxury handbag after the accessory caused offence among the Hindu community.The bag, from the New York label Judith Leiber favoured by Beyoncé and Jennifer Lopez, sculptures the Hindu god Ganesha into a leather clutch. Many Hindus saw the image of the god on a handbag as demeaning and commodifying their religion. They believe in non-violence against animals, so the use of...
Tags: Business, Fashion, New York, London, Beyonce, Religion, US, UK News, World news, Jennifer Lopez, Hinduism, Harrods, Hindu, Judith Leiber, Ganesha


Stay Confident When Your Confidence is Shaken

We share 4 ways to stay confident in 4 situations that you will likely face, that can shake your confidence. Click the player to listen the The BIGG Success Show podcast episode #1054. Here’s a summary of the discussion… Entrepreneurs, and those who have the entrepreneurial spirit in their career, need confidence. Without it, you […] The post Stay Confident When Your Confidence is Shaken appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Career, Business, Podcast, Careers, Confidence, Confident, Mindset, Personal Development, NLP, Entrepreneur Mindset, Whiteboard, Stressful Situations, Audioblog, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster


The 4-Step Exercise to Find Your Niche

Whether you are looking to advance in your career or pursue a business idea you have to find your niche. This exercise helps to pinpoint what makes you unique. Do you pronounce the word niche as nich or neesh? Listen as George & Mary-Lynn have fun talking about that and the 4-step exercise on The […] The post The 4-Step Exercise to Find Your Niche appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Career, Business, Podcast, Careers, Niche, Professional Development, Exercise, Focus, Opportunity, Audioblog, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster, The Bigg Success Show, George Mary Lynn, The Professor And Mary-lynn


The dogs keeping office workers company through lockdown

Owners say taking four-legged friends to work helps tackle loneliness and livens up Zoom callsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage“Dogs are just like ‘play, eat, sleep’ – they bring me back into the moment. I think we can all learn something from that,” says Carole Henderson, who has been taking her “furry backup” to the office for the last few months.They are not so good at making the tea and things get a bit rowdy when the delivery man comes round, but Henderson’s labra...
Tags: Business, Science, Money, Dogs, Animals, Pets, Life and style, UK News, Work & careers, Working From Home, Lily, Henderson, Rusty, Coronavirus, Carole Henderson


Nike distances itself from Lil Nas X 'Satan shoes' containing human blood

Singer collaborated with streetwear label MSCHF to create the shoes, will be limited to 666 pairs, retail at $1,018 and contain ‘one drop of human blood’Nike has denied involvement in an announcement by the singer Lil Nas X that he will release custom-made “Satan shoes”, sneakers which contain a drop of human blood.The singer collaborated with streetwear label MSCHF to create the shoes, which are modified Nike Air Max 97s and feature a pentagram pendant and a reference to a Bible verse, Luke 10:...
Tags: Business, Fashion, Music, Nike, Nike Air Max, Lil Nas X, Lil Nas


3 tips women can use to not undervalue their work and build a 6-figure business, according to a business coach

Kimberly Lucht. Courtesy of Kimberly Lucht Kimberly Lucht is a coach who helps women make their first six figures doing what they love. The biggest mistake a woman can make is giving away their services for free or for a discount. Lucht says they should instead stick to set rates and industry standard for the right clientele. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Do you really think someone would pay me that much?" That's what one of my coaching clients said to me as we dis...
Tags: Business, Gender, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Women In Business, Nordic, Don, Contributor 2019, Original Contributor, Kimberly Lucht, Lucht


When SMART Goals Get You Stuck

SMART goals are important to set, when it’s the right time. Find out what type of goals entrepreneurs should set and when. Our discussion today is about a different way of looking at goals that is very complimentary to our way of looking at goals for entrepreneurs. Click the player to listen to The BIGG […] The post When SMART Goals Get You Stuck appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Startups, Business, Podcast, Entrepreneurship, Goals, Careers, Entrepreneurs, Results, Activity, Curiosity, Business Development, Audioblog, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster, The Bigg Success Show


‘Will you wear it 30 times? If not, don’t buy’: the experts’ guide to online shopping

It has rocketed during the pandemic. But how do you make sure you like what you order online? From measuring up to editing down, we’re here to helpWe haven’t just been doomscrolling, homeschooling and working through our screens these past 12 months. We have also been shopping.Online shopping has rocketed: UK sales were up 61.4% in December compared with the same time last year, according to the Office for National Statistics. Last month, when Asos and Boohoo bought high street stalwarts Debenha...
Tags: Topshop, Business, Fashion, UK, Money, Ebay, Life and style, Consumer affairs, Retail industry, Online Shopping, Kate Moss, Debenhams, Luxury goods sector, Asos, Office for National Statistics Last


Lego sales soar on back of Covid lockdowns and Nintendo tie-up

Increased family time during pandemic pushes firm to double-digit growth Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe combination of traditional plastic toy bricks with digital games such as Super Mario helped the toymaker Lego achieve double-digit growth in sales, revenue and profit in 2020.The Danish company said its tie-up with the games company Nintendo, which spawned the unlikely link between Lego and the moustachioed plumber Super Mario, was its most successful launch. C...
Tags: Europe, Business, Toys, Life and style, E-commerce, Lego, Nintendo, Mario, Denmark, Coronavirus


8 Reasons to Pick Being an Airline Steward as Your Career Choice

Becoming a flight attendant is one of the best options to choose a career path in the aviation field. It is the most suitable job to do with numerous advantages… Read more » The post 8 Reasons to Pick Being an Airline Steward as Your Career Choice appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, Careers, Opportunities, Airline Steward


6 Must-have Qualities to Have in a Criminal Defense Lawyer

A criminal defense lawyer is a legal counsellor who represents safeguarding individuals blamed for crimes. The person has expertise in questioning witnesses, concessions and advise customers on the best plan… Read more » The post 6 Must-have Qualities to Have in a Criminal Defense Lawyer appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, Legal, Careers, Criminal Defense Lawyer


3 Keys to Win the Game of Life and Business

When you are trying to achieve a BIGG goal, you must focus on the right things. Today we’ll share 3 keys to win the game of life and business. Click the player to listen to this BIGG Success Show podcast episode. Here’s a summary of the discussion… Our basketball team had a BIGG win over […] The post 3 Keys to Win the Game of Life and Business appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Business, Podcast, Game, Life, Careers, Goal, Strategy, Win, Focus, Business Development, Audioblog, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster, The Bigg Success Show, Bigg


Face masks safe to use during intense exercise, research suggests

‘Limited’ cardiology research also shows mask wearing likely to reduce spread of coronavirus in indoor gymsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFace masks can be worn safely during intense exercise, and could reduce the risk of Covid-19 spreading at indoor gyms, preliminary findings suggests.Scientists from the Monzino Cardiology Centre (CCM) in Milan and the University of Milan tested the breathing rate, heart rate, blood pressure and oxygen levels of six women and men on...
Tags: Business, Science, Milan, Travel & leisure, Life and style, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Running, University of Milan, Coronavirus, Monzino Cardiology Centre CCM


Afro Influencers: how agency for Italy's black Tiktokkers is challenging prejudices

Social media influencers of African origin have banded together, using ‘fun activism’ to make their voice heardWhen Aida Diouf Mbengue made her debut on TikTok in 2019, it was partly to show solidarity with a Moroccan classmate who was being mocked for her dance clips on the social media app, but also to challenge prejudices.The 15-second sketch features Mbengue, who was born in Senegal and has lived in Bergamo, northern Italy, since the age of three, wearing her hijab on a street and looking at...
Tags: Europe, Business, Instagram, Celebrity, Youtube, Africa, Senegal, Life and style, Society, Italy, Black Lives Matter Movement, Bergamo, Tiktok, Diouf Mbengue, Mbengue


'Fun activism': how agency for Italy's black Tiktokkers is confronting prejudices

Social media influencers of African origin have banded together, using ‘fun activism’ to make their voice heardWhen Aida Diouf Mbengue made her debut on TikTok in 2019, it was partly to show solidarity with a Moroccan classmate who was being mocked for her dance clips on the social media app, but also to challenge prejudices.The 15-second sketch features Mbengue, who was born in Senegal and has lived in Bergamo, northern Italy, since the age of three, wearing her hijab on a street and looking at...
Tags: Europe, Business, Instagram, Celebrity, Youtube, Africa, Senegal, Life and style, Society, Italy, Black Lives Matter Movement, Bergamo, Tiktok, Diouf Mbengue, Mbengue


The 20 best US schools for business and management studies

Steven Senne/AP QS Quacquarelli Symonds just released its annual world ranking of the best schools for 51 subjects. Harvard University ranked at the top of the business and management ranking. The following are the top 20 US schools from this ranking and where they placed on the global list. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Global higher education research company QS Quacquarelli Symonds just released the 11th annual World University Rankings by Subject.QS published...
Tags: Business, Texas, Education, Stanford, New York City, US, Careers, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Mit, Chicago, Harvard, Harvard University, Cambridge, Philadelphia


7 Keys to Be a Loving Couple in Business

How can you be a loving couple in business? We’ll share 7 keys that have worked for us as we celebrate our 13th wedding anniversary. Click the player to hear George & Mary-Lynn share stories of how they manage marriage and being a couple in business, on The BIGG Success Show. Here’s a summary… In […] The post 7 Keys to Be a Loving Couple in Business appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Business, Podcast, Couples, Relationships, Careers, Business Development, Audioblog, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster, The Bigg Success Show, Happy Couple, George Mary Lynn, The Professor And Mary-lynn, 13th Anniversary


Pyjama suits are next big thing as formal wear is hit under Covid

Two Japanese firms have created working from home pyjamas to adapt to workers’ needsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFirst there were smart “use once” tops worn only for virtual work meetings and whipped off thereafter – otherwise known as the “Zoom shirt”. Now, courtesy of two Japanese companies, comes the latest hybrid of the suit and loungewear: the WFH pyjama suit.Working from home has rubbished the idea of formal dress codes. As sales of suits have suffered (onlin...
Tags: Business, Fashion, Japan, World news, Retail industry, Working From Home, Zoom, Crocs


How to avoid 'Zoom fatigue' during the Covid pandemic

Constantly being confronted with an image of yourself while video conferencing can be exhausting, says expertCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageImagine you’re walking around your workplace followed incessantly by colleagues holding a mirror which causes you to stare at yourself for large parts of the day.The bizarre scenario is in effect becoming the norm in the era of physically distanced video conference meetings and this “nonverbal overload” is leading to “Zoom fatigu...
Tags: Health, Business, Technology, Life and style, Society, World news, Working From Home, Zoom, Stanford University Continue, Jeremy Bailenson, Coronavirus


Understanding How Leadership Actions Affect Workforce

As a leader, you need to set the itinerary for your team, set some long-term objectives and goals, as well as educate, nurture, and discipline as necessary. One thing that skillful leaders understand is that in order to have demands on your team members, it’s a crucial first step to nurture them. Leadership is a learned skill. Leadership is a skill that is part education, part knowledge born of experience. There’s some science behind becoming a more effective leader but as we’re dealing with com...
Tags: Business, Fashion, Leadership, Workplace, Management, Workforce, Employee, Eye 4 Style


Mr Potato Head is no longer a mister (but still a potato)

Manufacturers Hasbro opt for gender-neutral namePlastic toy gets modern makeover after 70 yearsMr Potato Head is no longer a mister. Related: Maya Angelou Barbie doll launched in US Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Toys, US, Life and style, US news, Hasbro, Potato Head, Maya Angelou Barbie


Mr Potato Head brand is no longer a mister (but still a potato)

Manufacturers Hasbro opt for gender-neutral brand nameCompany says Mr and Mrs Potato Head characters will still existHasbro created confusion on Thursday when it removed the gender from its Mr Potato Head brand, but not from the actual toy.The company, which has been making the potato-shaped plastic toy for nearly 70 years, announced Thursday morning that it was dropping “Mr” from the brand in an effort to make sure “all feel welcome in the Potato Head world”. That set off a social media frenzy ...
Tags: Business, Toys, Life and style, US news, Hasbro


5 Ways to Stay Optimistic in Pessimistic Times

As the pandemic continues to impact our lifestyles and businesses, it’s getting harder to stay optimistic. Here are 5 ways to stay positive. On the BIGG success Show hear us share the strategies we are using to stay optimistic during these pessimistic times. Here’s a a summary of that discussion… We’ve seen posts from friends, […] The post 5 Ways to Stay Optimistic in Pessimistic Times appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Business, Podcast, Life, Careers, Preston Tucker, Optimism, Mindset, Personal Development, Worry, Audioblog, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster, The Bigg Success Show, Pandemic, Optimist


5 lessons business leaders can learn from Jeff Bezos' handoff to incoming Amazon CEO Andy Jassy

Andy Jassy is set to succeed Jeff Bezos as Amazon CEO later this year. Mike Blake/Reuters; Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images Peter Cohan is an author, strategy consultant, and startup investor. He says company leaders can learn a lot from Jeff Bezos' succession planning with incoming CEO Andy Jassy. To find the best successor, plan ahead, set clear criteria, and time the announcement carefully. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Earlier this month, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos an...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Texas, Leadership, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Walmart, Aws, Jeff Bezos, Amazon Web Services, Nordic, Bezos, Inc, Andy Jassy, Sam Walton


An uncertain future for Japan’s love hotels – in pictures

With Japan’s rules on movement less restrictive than many other countries, its love hotels have fared relatively well during the coronavirus pandemic. But in a country where, according to government research, over 40% of men and women aged 18-34 have never had sex and with its current population of 126 million forecast to fall a third by 2060, the multibillion-dollar love hotel industry faces an uncertain future Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Japan, Sex, Relationships, Travel & leisure, Life and style, World news, Asia Pacific, Art and design


5 Ways Entrepreneurs Minimize Risk

Contrary to conventional thinking, entrepreneurs are NOT risk lovers. They are outstanding risk managers. See five ways entrepreneurs minimize risk. It’s National Entrepreneurship Week. Many people don’t know it, but historically, it’s small business – not large companies – that creates jobs. Of every three net new jobs created, two of them are created by […] The post 5 Ways Entrepreneurs Minimize Risk appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Business, Podcast, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneur, Risk, Business Development, Audioblog, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster, The Bigg Success Show, The Professor And Mary-lynn, Manage Risk, Michael Maddock


Rihanna's luxury Fenty fashion house closes down after two years

Label hit by supply chain issues and travel restrictions during pandemic – as well as possible teething problemsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe slowdown of luxury fashion continues with the announcement that Rihanna’s ready-to-wear line Fenty has been discontinued.The fashion line, launched in 2019, made history as the first luxury brand run by a black woman and effortlessly chimed with Generation Z’s values of inclusivity and diversity. It was also only the secon...
Tags: Business, Fashion, Music, Rihanna, Life and style, Culture, Lvmh, Fenty, Christian Lacroix


German sandal-maker Birkenstock in €4bn takeover battle

Private equity groups signal interest as brands mixing comfort, heritage and durability soar during Covid pandemicGerman sandal maker Birkenstock is at the centre of a €4bn (£3.5bn) takeover battle as the trend for casual footwear steps up during the pandemic.Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners, the owner of dozens of companies from motorway services firm Moto to luxury watchmaker Breitling, is vying to buy a majority stake in Birkenstock with L Catterton, a private equity firm part-owned b...
Tags: Europe, Business, Fashion, Germany, Life and style, Fashion industry, Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions, Christian Dior, Moto, Louis Vuitton, CVC Capital Partners, Catterton, LVMH L Catterton


‘I thought buying things would make me feel better. It didn’t’: The rise of emotional spending

Many of us are living for the buzz of the doorbell – spending billions we can’t afford on stuff we don’t need. Here is how to recognise the problem and regain controlIn the past fortnight, I have bought the following items online: a hideous cat tree that takes up most of my living room, a lavender pillow spray, two scarves, a pair of gloves, two candles, a sheet mask, a pair of fleece-lined jogging bottoms (so comfy!), a card-holder and an under-eye brightening cream. None of these purchases wer...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Money, Economics, Life and style, Consumer affairs, Online Shopping, Consumer Spending, Hermès, DPD


Perfect storm: have the influencers selling a dream lost their allure?

Social media stars, already under fire for trips to Dubai in lockdown, are now involved in a row over Instagram postsMakeup artist Sasha Louise Pallari started her hashtag #filterdrop in summer 2020. A social media campaign to discourage influencers promoting beauty products by using filters to exaggerate their effect, it paid off last week when the Advertising Standards Authority banned two tanning brands from using misleading filters on Instagram Stories. The ruling means that in future all us...
Tags: Business, UK, Media, Instagram, Celebrity, Advertising, Social Media, Life and style, Culture, Digital Media, Dubai, Advertising Standards Authority, Anderson, Kathy Burke, Priti Patel, Maura Higgins



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