Splendid Sundays Volume 203

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Sunday Snapshot: Kevin + Ryan  |  Photo: Chrisman Studios
A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:

Why the hottest restaurants make us wait in the cold. "If you are trying to provide a high level of service, you can do it two ways. One is to hire loads of staff and charge high prices. Or you charge much less but effectively force diners to come at a time they wouldn't normally choose." [Bloomberg]

How Laurene Powell Jobs is reimagining the future of education. "This is such a deeply difficult issue. It requires nuance and perseverance and problem solving at a very complex level." [Vogue]

How 'Queen of Sappy Love Songs' Delilah conquered radio. "Her approach has won her legions of fans, helping her become the most-listened-to woman in radio . . . Ryan Seacrest's American Top 40 is heard by an audience about half the size of Delilah’s." [Buzzfeed]

Marshawn Lynch hasn't spent any of the $50 million he's made in his NFL career. "He hasn't spent a dime of his actual playing money ... ever." [Inc]

Noteworthy from The Splendid Collective:

The first of the 2016 wedding statistics have been published by Splendid Insights. The Global Wedding Market Report, Luxury Wedding Market Report (budgets of $96,000 or more), and Premium Wedding Market Report (budgets of $31,000 - $95,000) are all now available for download.

I'll be speaking at the International Wedding Conference at the Four Seasons Ritz Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal in March. You can find more information and register here.

I'll also be the headline speaker at Lend & Gather, a conference for boutique rental companies, this June. If you own a niche rental company, you can find more information and register here.

Sunday Snapshot: Kevin + Ryan
Photography: Chrisman Studios  |  See more of this wedding at Carats & Cake.

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