Monday Start-Up: Take a Step Back

by Rachel Yeomans | January 30th, 2012

“Data” has become the default word used to describe the constantly generated, centrally stored evidence of our existence. I wasn’t surprised to learn that the word “data” comes from the Latin for “to give,” and refers to something that is given or relinquished. It also feels significant that data rests at the very bottom of… Read more…

Monday Start-Up: Don’t Forget the Lipstick!

by Rachel Yeomans | October 17th, 2011

Last week, the New York Times published an article entitled, “Up the Career Ladder, Lipstick in Hand“. The article focused on a study that was conducted on how others trusted women more who wore makeup. Granted, a lot of this was common sense, but it’s always interesting putting it into scientific effect. The one statement,… Read more…