Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | South Korea Loves Plastic Surgery and Makeup. Some Women Want to Change That. Supported by Gender inequality and the global #MeToo movement have fueled ‘Escape the Corset,’ a campaign to cast off the country’s rigid beauty standards. ByAlexandra Stevenson Nov. 23, 2018 SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Ji-yeon knew she wanted plastic surgery when she was 7. For the next 13 years, she destroyed photos of herself until her parents paid for double jaw surgery, a procedure that requires breaking the jaw to realign it. Then Ms. Kim started to question why she devoted so much — $200 a month and two hours a day, she calculated — to her appearance. She cut her hair short. Then she crushed her makeup into pieces. Ms. Kim, 22, is one of a growing group of South Korean women rebelling … [Read more...] about South Korea Loves Plastic Surgery and Makeup. Some Women Want to Change That.
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Elle Mills' camera was perched on its flexible tripod legs recording her every move from a nearby table. Sharpie in hand, she drew a copy of one of her own purposely misspelled tattoos on a young fan's arm: "no ragrets." Mills is famous on YouTube. But to the fan being fake-tattooed, and the dozens of others there to meet her at Playlist Live, a fan convention in New Jersey, she is just plain famous. related advertisement Five years ago, Mills might have been waiting in a similar line. But now, having just turned 20, she headlines events like this one with her former idols."I've been on the other side," Mills said. "I've been the fan girl. But I am the person now."Hidden behind a tablecloth was Mills's half-eaten lunch. She'd finish her meal later, exhausted in her hotel room. Hours before, she sat in that same room staring at her computer, putting the final touches on a video.At the event, Mills picked up her camera to show off her handiwork. She stared directly into … [Read more...] about Elle Mills is the celebrity every YouTuber wants to be, but her fame came at a price
In 2011, when I heard that Bill Burns was going to be named deputy secretary of state under Secretary Hillary Clinton, I called Cheryl Mills, Hillary’s chief of staff. I wanted to let her know I was interested in replacing Bill as undersecretary for political affairs at the State Department. At the time, I was vice-chair of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global consulting firm. I already had several years of experience at State, first as assistant secretary of state for legislative affairs under former Secretary of State Warren Christopher and then as former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s counselor in the 1990s. Cheryl and I had some initial conversations that seemed to indicate I was being considered. Then things went silent. In Washington, interviewing for a major position is a bit of a blood sport. Reporters and pundits kick around names quite publicly, so success or failure is never a private matter. If I was going to be passed over, I wondered whether it was … [Read more...] about How I Learned to Embrace Power as a Woman in Washington
By Jade Scipioni Published June 05, 2018 Sports FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video Pro snowboarder Jamie Anderson on starting her own companies The two-time Olympic gold medalist wants to create her own organic underwear line and hat company. While 27-year-old Jamie Anderson has been bombarded with a slew of business deals after making Olympic history this February -- as the first female snowboarder to earn two gold medals -- she says she has some business plans of her own. Continue Reading Below “I have always wanted to start my own company, but it’s challenging in a world where I have so many partners that almost cover every single category,” Anderson tells FOX Business. Over the years, the Lake Tahoe native has signed a barrage of deals with companies ranging from Procter & Gamble (who is currently pluggingits new sustainable Downy products) to United Airlines to clothing designer Ralph Lauren, … [Read more...] about Life after the Olympics: Jamie Anderson eyes organic underwear line
Kraft Heinz backed off its unsolicited bid for Unilever last year, but not because Berkshire Chairman and Chief Executive Warren Buffett believes hostile takeovers are “evil.”“We don’t think any management is entitled," he said. "They don’t have a lifetime hold on their business.”Rather, Buffett said he likes being liked by management he works with. “We’re counting on them running the company.”— Barbara SoderlinHere's a key to life, from 94-year-old Charlie MungerKraft Heinz backed off its unsolicited bid for Unilever last year, but not because Buffett believes hostile takeovers are “evil.”“We don’t think any management is entitled. They don’t have a lifetime hold on their business.”Rather, Buffett said he likes being liked by management he works with.“We’re counting on them running the company.”— Barbara SoderlinLife advice from Charlie Munger, 94: “If … [Read more...] about Berkshire Hathaway meeting live updates: Hostile takeovers? Nope, says Buffett. I like to be liked by my managers