David and Teresa Disiere earlier this week announced a new fundraising campaign at a press conference held at Shriners Hospital for Children in Shreveport, Louisiana. The goal of the fundraising campaign is to raise much-needed funds for the development of a playground for the hospital.read more
Spirit of the Wind Although the translation of Victoire is “victory”, the Victoire Lalique car mascot is instead known in English as Spirit of the Wind. Why? Because the spirit of the wind is what the piece is designed to represent. The Art Deco hood ornament depicts...read more
If you’re an entrepreneur, you already know that it is often a very stressful lifestyle. From early startup to ongoing business management – even if your company is successful – there is a long list of things that can keep you stressed out and...read more
Finding the time to get away for a night or two can sometimes seem like an impossible task. And if you do find the time, it is often even harder to find something that you can accomplish in a few short days that actually excites you. The last thing you want is to...read more
If you are at the very beginning of your startup journey, learning to be a good boss might be way down your list of things to do. And that’s understandable. Getting your business up and running, securing seed money and sorting out operations is your priority right...read more
We all like to think of ourselves as art critics. After all, we know what we like and we are quick to point out what we don’t. But liking an artwork is not the same as being able to appreciate a piece of art – and this is the difference between an art critic and an...read more
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). A collaboration between the US Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, the NCSAM initiative has been working for 15 years to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity for the public and businesses alike.read more
October 5th is National Do Something Nice Day, celebrated both in the United States and in many countries around the world. Similar to Random Acts of Kindness Day, it encourages people to literally do something nice.
Of course, we should be doing nice things for others every day of the year – hopefully without having to think about it. But with busy lives and many demands on our time, we often forget to slow down and show kindness and appreciation to others.
As a business leader, there are constant and competing demands for your time. Your days are overscheduled. Your to-do list seems to never end. And don’t even think about the perpetual pile of follow-ups. Here’s the question: Is this the way work has to be in the 21st...read more
The Tête De Paon or Peacock’s Head as it is known in English, is another bird statue in the Lalique car mascot collection created by René Lalique from 1925 to 1931.read more