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Why you should design for breakups—and let your users go

Do the right thing. Let your users move on. Digital consumer products as a category are still in their early and awkward teenage years. The launch of the iPhone in 2007 blasted people into a frenzy of digital consumption. That consumption has only increased exponentially. The digital world is new and novel. Everyone is excited to be here—so who’s...

What business leaders can learn from Tom Brady and Serena Williams

Practice—and reflection—really does make perfect, says this CEO of a goal management platform. What do GOATs (or greatest athletes of all time) have in common? Read Full Story

3 ways to build an equitable health system, according to a Black doctor

It’s been over 100 years since the last pandemic. And for Black people, disparities in healthcare are still shockingly bad, writes Dr. Evelyn Darius. Here’s how to erase those gaps. While the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our daily lives for one year, it has also further illuminated the inequities in our healthcare system experienced daily by racial...

Why streetwear design legend Melody Ehsani is Foot Locker’s new creative director

Melody Ehsani has established herself as a trailblazer in streetwear, particularly for women. Now she’s bringing that energy to the apparel retailer. Foot Locker wants to elevate its presence and brand impact among women—and designer and entrepreneur Melody Ehsani is stepping up to the challenge as the company’s new women’s creative director.Read Full...

L.A. loses 100 billion gallons of water a year. This park is helping recapture it

A major renovation of Earvin “Magic” Johnson park in South Los Angeles offers a glimpse of the future of water conservation in the climate-change era. Water is the quintessential paradox of Los Angeles. For decades, the water system in arid and drought-prone L.A. has relied on water pumped in from outside sources at great financial, social, and...

Exclusive: Safeway unveils remote-controlled food delivery carts

As online grocery sales grow, chains are investing in new ways to deliver them to customers. If you’re a Safeway customer in Northern California, your grocery delivery person might soon seem a bit clunky.Read Full Story

What companies are still getting wrong about DEI training (and how to fix it)

The right approach to bringing more diversity, equity, and inclusion to your company is to be thoughtful and create a plan that gets training right but also goes beyond training. Here’s where to start. Last week, Coca-Cola, whose Twitter bio is a simple and warm “Everyone welcome,” found itself at the center of a telling diversity-related crisis. For...

Why Disney wants $30 for ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ when ‘Soul’ was free

It all makes perfect sense from a corporate perspective but it is confusing for consumers. Disney fans who spent the Christmas holiday streaming the Pixar feature Soul for their kids via Disney Plus may be a little confused this weekend. Disney Animation’s latest film, Raya and the Last Dragon, which is out March 5 and is about a Southeast Asian warrior...

Your next bike could be a Porsche

The company is offering two new battery-powered bikes as it releases its latest EV. When you think of Porsche, you almost certainly are picturing a sleek sports car. But now the German car manufacturer is trying out something completely different: an electric bicycle.Read Full Story

My doctor wants me to pay a yearly subscription fee—and that’s increasingly common

Amid the pandemic, doctors are burning out and opting for a new way of delivering care. At the beginning of this year, I received an email from my doctor, who informed me her practice would be switching to a membership model.Read Full Story

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