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Issue 06 Vol 6

The World Cup takes the global center stage this month. With the beginning of the World Cup in Brazil, the national soccer teams are not the only ones competing for the trophy. Shakira and Pitbull are also facing each other for the title of the greatest hit to become the song associated with the tournament. ViTRINE's takes a step down memory lane to re-listen to the hits and misses of official theme songs of past World Cup tournaments. Lacking time for sleep and proper nutrition are two common effects during the World Cup season, in our Living and Dining segment, we have 4 recipes which are quick to prepare in between matches. Many may also have limited time to shop for new apparel...

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Gracious Living Guide 24: Dare to Disagree

Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counterintuitively) how the best partners aren’t echo chambers — and how great research teams, relationships and businesses allow people to deeply disagree. Watch Margaret Heffernan's presentation on the subject of good disagreement on TED  How do organizations think? In her book, Willful Blindness Margaret Heffernan examines why businesses and the people who run them often ignore the obvious -- with consequences as dire as the global financial crisis and Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. Heffernan’s third book, Willful Blindness was shortlisted for the Financial Times/GoldmanSachs Best Business Book award in 2011. Margaret Heffernan began her career in television production, building a track record at the BBC...

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