I recently read a book by Alyssa Mastromonaco, former White House deputy chief of staff, called “Who Thought This Was a Good Idea? And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House,” where she candidly shares some of her biggest lessons in leadership from her time working with Barack Obama. Whatever your political views, everyone can agree that working in the White House is a really big deal -- and these leadership lessons apply across any industry!
If you’re like most of us, you probably have what seems like a gazillion photos on your phone. As a new mom, my camera roll is filled to the brim with pictures of our baby boy; not to mention hundreds of photos of our dogs and cat. When I heard about Chatbooks as a must-try service for preserving all these special memories, I knew I had to give it a try. In fact, Chatbooks says that each year Americans take a collective three trillion photos with their phone! But what do you do with all those photos?
Having a baby is super exciting - and scary! I’m currently pregnant and have been getting up-to-speed on all the essential products that can help make the transition to new parent go more smoothly. I’ve stocked up on lots of onesies, burping cloths and bibs - but have my eye on some more tech-savvy products that promise to make life just a bit easier. Read more
In celebration of Earth Day tomorrow, we asked the Cutline Crew to share how they strive to be more sustainable and energy efficient, whether at home, during their commute or at the office. See below for some handy tips and tricks! Read more
April is a special time of year for me, because it’s when I met my husband -- at the Coachella Music Festival, no less! Ever since, we have shared a love of music festivals, attending five years of Coachella festivals back-to-back, along with Outside Lands here in San Francisco. Read more
At Cutline, we’re always excited to check out new events and support organizations dedicated to female empowerment and career growth. Recently, a couple of us Cutliners decided to check out an event held by Women Catalysts at General Assembly, for their monthly “Lightning Talks.” The fact that it was hosted on International Women’s Day made it all the better! Read more
International Women’s Day: The History-Making Women We Love
Mar 8, 2017
Whether it’s for International Women’s Day today, Women’s History Month all of March, or any other day of the year, honoring the trailblazing women who inspire us is one of our favorite things to do. Read on to find out which history-making women Cutliners admire most! Read more
Fast Company & Sephora on The Next Generation of Influencers
Feb 1, 2017
At Cutline, we’re always excited to learn more about the latest and greatest in digital marketing; so when we heard Fast Company was hosting a panel with Sephora on social influencers, we jumped at the chance to attend. Set in Sephora’s beautiful Union Square store, we were in for an evening of insightful conversation on how Sephora finds and builds meaningful relationships with passionate beauty fans around the world. The panel was moderated by Didi Gluck of Fast Company, and Sephora executives included Mary Beth Laughton, SVP of Digital; Bridget Dolan, VP of Innovation; and Bindu Shah, VP of Digital Marketing. Here were some of our biggest takeaways: Read more
“Brevity is the soul of wit” (Shakespeare). “Less is more” (Robert Browning). “Keep it simple, stupid” (Kelly Johnson). We’ve heard many things about brevity throughout our lives and in business, because sometimes you don’t need to say very much to communicate an idea or observation. That’s what makes haikus so fun to read -- and at the same time, so challenging to write. For last month’s creative challenge, Cutliners were encouraged to use haikus -- three-line poems with a 5-7-5 syllable structure -- to speak their minds. The results: