Renaissance Man – Elon Musk Is The World’s Most Badass CEO

Renaissance Man - Elon Musk Is The World's Most Badass CEO Tesla Motors is riding high right now. It smashed earnings and revenue expectations last week, and just earned the best Consumer Reports score ever for its all-electric Model S sedan. At the helm is CEO Elon Musk, the South African self-made billionaire who is also the CEO of private space venture SpaceX, [...]

2018-06-13T13:21:42+00:00 May 17th, 2013|The MANifesto|0 Comments

The Real Reason We Can’t Stop Talking About Steve Jobs – Forbes

The Real Reason We Can't Stop Talking About Steve Jobs - Forbes Why do we remain so obsessed with Steve Jobs a year after his untimely death? Sure, a large part is that Jobs was a business legend who built what is now one of the most valuable companies in the world, thanks to innovative, appealing products ranging from Apple‘s Mac and iPod to the [...]

2018-06-13T13:21:57+00:00 October 14th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Felix Baumgartner Supersonic Jump from 120,000 feet

Felix Baumgartner Supersonic Jump from 120,000 feetDefinitely an 18/8 Man…I don’t care what his hair looks like. - Scott Come Tuesday, weather permitting, Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner will attempt to be the first person to break the sound barrier in free fall.   The mission will take Felix 23 miles above Earth in a small space capsule.  He [...]

2018-06-13T13:21:59+00:00 October 5th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Piero Lissoni, the Quiet Italian

With major U.S. projects in the works, the high-output, low-profile designer talks Shaker chairs, Porsches and the best food in Milan AT 55, Piero Lissoni has spent nearly three decades heading Lissoni Associati—his 70-member architecture and industrial design practice—while art directing the luxury brands Boffi, Porro and Living Divani. Based in Milan, Mr. Lissoni may [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:06+00:00 July 14th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Sir Richard Branson

The daredevil mogul on why he breaks bread with his enemies and wants the necktie abolished THERE ARE BUSINESS TRAVELERS—and there is Sir Richard Branson. The Virgin Group founder, known as much for his death-defying stunts in balloons and boats as for his ventures, spends much of his very busy life in transit. The entrepreneur [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:06+00:00 July 13th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments