Vince Lebon: Designing The Future of Footwear, Problem Solving, and The Power of Persistence

Vince Lebon (@vince_lebon) is one of the most creative and astute minds in the footwear industry. In 2012, inspired by his flight attendant wife—Kat, aka Rollie—the Melbourne-based designer founded Rollie Nation, a collection of stylish, lightweight, travel-friendly footwear. In our interview, Vince tells the story of how he sold his first 500 pairs of shoes—his … Continue reading Vince Lebon: Designing The Future of Footwear, Problem Solving, and The Power of Persistence

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Brian Mazza: Instagram Influencers, Morning Routines, and Dealing with Difficult People

Brian Mazza (@brianmazza) began his career in hospitality as a bottle runner at a nightclub. It was there that he laid the foundation for what would become a bulletproof reputation for hard work, and it wasn’t long before he began ascending the ranks of the New York City restaurant scene. Today, Brian is President of … Continue reading Brian Mazza: Instagram Influencers, Morning Routines, and Dealing with Difficult People

Bar Malik: Constant Improvement, The Importance of Grit, and No Days Off

Bar Malik (@mubarakmalik) is the Director of Performance and Science for the New York Knicks. That is, for the less sports savvy, the NBA team that calls New York City home. And if you didn’t know that, that’s okay, because you don’t need to know a single thing about basketball, or even sports in general, … Continue reading Bar Malik: Constant Improvement, The Importance of Grit, and No Days Off

Phillip Picardi: Building a Brand, Becoming Fearless, and Finding Calm in Chaos

Phillip Picardi (@pfpicardi) is one of the fastest-rising stars in media. At just 26 years old, he was recently named Chief Content Officer of Teen Vogue, and earlier this year launched Them, an LGBTQ-focused digital title and the first new brand to be launched by Conde Nast in 14 years. If his name rings a … Continue reading Phillip Picardi: Building a Brand, Becoming Fearless, and Finding Calm in Chaos