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Posts By Catherine Lowell

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How to Get Rid of Competition:  Behind the Scenes with Project Runway’s Biggest Star
2 years ago

How to Get Rid of Competition: Behind the Scenes with Project Runway’s Biggest Star

By  •  ART

Meet the excellent Dmitry Sholokhov, Belarus native and fashion icon who dominated Project Runway not once, but twice. After emerging victorious on Season 10, Dmitry returned to the sizzling drama earlier …
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Top 5 Insights from A Thiel Fellow
2 years ago

Top 5 Insights from A Thiel Fellow

Peter Thiel has a favorite interview question: “What do you believe to be true, that almost nobody agrees with you on?”

To answer this question, we turn to IVY Member Eden …
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Collaborate with ESPN Anchor Sarah Spain
2 years ago

Collaborate with ESPN Anchor Sarah Spain

Meet Sarah Spain: ESPN anchor, epic athlete, and IVY member (Chicago) who self-describes as “unusually tall, remarkable sarcastic, and absurdly competitive.”

A former heptathlete and a huge Chicago sports fan, …
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IVY Innovator Dinners Invade LA
2 years ago

IVY Innovator Dinners Invade LA

“Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody,” wrote Samuel Pepys in 1665. Apparently nothing has changed much in the last few centuries, because dinner parties are …
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How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change
2 years ago

How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

Meet the inimitable Adam Braun, former finance enthusiast and consultant who achieved the impossible: he started a charitable organization during the height of the recession, grew it into one of the …
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Can You Find the Snipers Hiding in These Photos?
2 years ago

Can You Find the Snipers Hiding in These Photos?

By  •  ART

What do big advertisers and German snipers have in common? Everything, according to German artist Simon Menner.

In 2010, Menner enlisted the German army to help him with his latest …
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To Increase Productivity, Let Employees Work From Home
2 years ago

To Increase Productivity, Let Employees Work From Home

Does working from home actually work?

On one hand, if Richard Branson can do it, it can’t be all bad; he once said, “Yours truly has never worked out of …
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Benjamin Franklin’s 13 Ways to Live a Better Life
2 years ago

Benjamin Franklin’s 13 Ways to Live a Better Life

If Ben Franklin were your mentor, what advice would he give you?

To answer this question, let us revisit the writings of young Ben, who at age twenty penned a wishlist …
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Where to Find the Best Dinner Parties: IVY Invades Miami
2 years ago

Where to Find the Best Dinner Parties: IVY Invades Miami

Dinner parties have a long history of producing unexpected, random, and enduring ideas. An 1816 dinner party in Switzerland spawned the idea for Frankenstein; a 1966 dinner at a New …
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The End of the World as We Know It?
2 years ago

The End of the World as We Know It?

Early in the morning in a cozy home office in Boston, IVY member Thomas Waite calmly sits down with a fresh pot of coffee to write about cataclysmic cyber warfare …
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