Before too long, Advantage BMW Midtown's vaulted metal ceilings and exposed structural beams morphed from a serious urban-chic office to an effervescent social gathering spot. Guests promenaded from booth to booth hoping to find a match between their personal interests and the programs of Houston's best creatives. There was plenty of love at first sight, with the ambiance enhanced by colorful florals by Natalie Davis, nibbles by Phoenicia and libations by Republic Tequila and Saint Arnold Brewing Company.Organized by Houston Young People for the Arts, Culture Collision assembled the creme de la creme of the city's cultural providers, including (big breath, ready?And as most of us know, many are quite lackluster or even worse, uber lame.(Though know your team will bond over the lameness of the exercise… Except, of course, the intention is not to date – but to learn.PS Grab your copy of Kris Boesch is the CEO and Founder of Choose People, a company that transforms company cultures, increases employee happiness and boosts the bottom-line.The Choose People 360° Culture Audit is based on over 1000 hours of research Boesch conducted with the Industrial Organizational Psychology Department at Colorado State University.
In fact, a crowd of en vogue young professionals trickled in steadily to Capital One Bank's Culture Collision Thursday night to mix and mingle with the creative community.
It’s about recognising that culture has the power not just to inspire or entertain but also to change the lives of people in our communities and neighbourhoods.
What do you think sets Dublin apart from its neighbouring counterparts? I genuinely think you can feel a new cultural energy around the city – from new independent venues, to urban art, to ordinary people getting involved in everything from dance to digital art and music.
So white women are the only group in which less than 70% claim they have no preferences when it comes to race.
a study of more than 400 graduate and professional students who participated in speed dating sessions at Columbia University organized by Raymond Fisman, Sheena S. The researchers conclude: “Even in a population of relatively progressive individuals who have self-selected into participation in a multi-cultural Speed Dating event, we observe strong racial preferences.”There’s also a clear gender divide, as the researchers note: “Women of all races exhibit strong same race preferences, while men of no race exhibit a statistically significant same race preference.”African-American women said yes about 30 percent less often to Hispanic men; about 45 percent less often to white men; about 65 percent less often to Asian men.