Would you ever make such a request at a restaurant? Probably not. It’s a nonsense, isn’t it? So, why do you look for “young and experts” for C-level roles? Is the fashion industry so blind to believe in an entire generation of Mark Zuckerbergs available in a click? As a consultant I can increasingly see … Leggi tutto

The True Story of Facebook A very interesting CNBC report unveils what is really like to work at Facebook. And it’s not good. “I was reticent to speak, Sheryl (Sandberg, Facebook COO), because the pressure for us to act as though everything is fine and that we love working here is so great that it … Leggi tutto

Why Some High Performers Are Quitting Big Companies to Work for Themselves “Every large company says that their people are their biggest asset. Yet everywhere we look, we see talented leaders leaving big companies.” It’s an upcoming trend. “What is striking is that these folks were not poor performers being forced out who started their … Leggi tutto

2019 will be the Year of the Brand – Self-branding will be a must. It will ask for more focus and attention on the development of our path – Authenticity and being true to our values will make the difference – Uniqueness will have to be nurtured and respected – Patience and long term vision … Leggi tutto

🎁 Time for Distraction, Exploration, Curiosity Time to Breathe and Be in the Now Time to Walk in a Park and in the Nature Time to be Mindful Time to Feel Your True Self Time to Be outside Your Mind and Your Ego Time to be Fear Free These are precious things that only our … Leggi tutto

Today, two years ago Franca Sozzani left us. Sad time.  The last time I saw her it was at a gala dinner.  I was with the Creative Director of the Brand I worked for.  She arrived. Smiling, as usual.  She stopped to say hello and, smiling, she gracefully said “the two of you, we need … Leggi tutto

Silvia Venturini Fendi I had the privilege to work with Silvia during my tenure at Fendi, in a very challenging time for the company: the takeover from LVMH that led the company among the fashion superstars. Silvia Venturini Fendi is the daughter of Anna, one of the legendary five Fendi sisters, the creative director for accessories … Leggi tutto

People ask me very often which leaders are the greatest inspiration to me as a woman and as a professional. I will dedicate the next three posts to some very special ones. Intisar AlSabah 🇰🇼 💎 🤩  Sheika Intisar AlSabah is philanthropist, publisher, successful company founder and entrepreneur.  She is one of the most creative, … Leggi tutto

I had the privilege to see Elisabetta Franchi on stage at the CEO Roundtable organized by Fashion Marc Sondermann on November 8th. It was like… “wow”. Elisabetta Franchi, one of the few women in the Italian fashion system, founded her eponymous “ultra feminine” brand in 1998 thanks to a little bank loan. She developed her … Leggi tutto

Some key learnings from what happened last week. – China is increasingly the battlefield for Brands survival and growth. Be focused, learn the rules and try not to mess with them – Don’t be obsessed by China only. Develop a healthy Brand growth globally – The Brand reputation comes before any personal opinion of the … Leggi tutto