What have we been listening to, reading and watching, to keep us busy?
Here are our top picks for this week!
Listening - Vogue Style Revolution [Podcast]
The Vogue podcast gives you an inside ear into the well-heeled world of fashion. Hosted by Andre Leon Talley, each episode features a number of much-buzzed-about topics—from what’s in the magazine to who’s making headlines to what everyone is talking about around the office. Guests include Alessandro Michelle (Gucci), Gigi Hadid and of course, Anna Wintour.
Reading - The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You
by Julie Zhuo
“The Making of a Manager” is the first book by Julie Zhuo, VP of Product Design at Facebook. In “The Making of a Manager”, Julie shares her experiences and learnings with regard to her transition from being a personal contributor to becoming a manager. “This is a book about how someone with no formal training learned to become a confident manager” is the starting point for Julie’s book.
Watching - Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey on Netflix
Every day, millions tune in to Sesame Street to see one of the world’s most adored and recognizable characters — a furry red three-and-a-half year-old monster named Elmo. Yet, with all of Elmo’s fame, the man behind the icon is able to walk down the street without being recognized. Meet Kevin Clash. As a teenager growing up in Baltimore in the 1970s, Kevin had very different aspirations from his classmates — he wanted to be a puppeteer. More specifically, he wanted to be part of Jim Henson’s team, the creative force responsible for delivering the magic of Sesame Street on a daily basis. With a supportive family behind him, Kevin made his dreams come true.