Voice News

The key to success? Grit

  By Dr. Iris Mohr, Chief Editor and Founder, Marketing Fashionista  Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success.   ... More »

Twitter’s ‘M’ Conversations

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By Dr. Iris Mohr, Chief Editor and Founder, Marketing Fashionista   Whether about politics,  entertainment, business, fashion, crime, the Royal Wedding, society, or any trend, Twitter drives ‘M’ conversations. MANY conversations. Twitter’s base of 232 million active users makes it a hotspot for driving online conversations. Twitter drives MONEY conversations relating to Twitter’s business model questioning whether it can turn into a serious, profitable venture. Twitter... More »

Hollywood imploding? Spielberg says yes, but don’t bet on it

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by Lewis Chang, Featured Guest Writer Recently, Steven Spielberg spoke at the opening of a new USC School of Cinematic Arts building. He shocked the entertainment community with his bold predictions of the implosion of the movie industry. Clearly, Box office flops are taking a toll on the movie industry, and the willingness of movie studios to absorb these losses is disappearing. With this happening, viewers can expect to see changes. Spielberg’s good friend George Lucas weighed in on this topic,... More »