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Issue 07

Energy, in its simplest form, is what makes us go. In this issue, Marriott Hotels celebrates those who propel themselves and others to great heights and explores ideas for sustainable sources of energy to power our world.


Claire van den Heever, Mandie Drucker, Lola Akinamde Åkerström, Kathryn Nave, Nicole Markhoff, Robert DiGiacomo

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Issue 06

Intelligence comes in many forms. It’s mental, sparking innovation. It’s also emotional, organizational and – in the 21st century – artificial. We invite you to explore how building certain types of intelligence can reshape, maybe even improve, the way we eat, sleep, work and operate as humans.


Rebecca Weber, Erin Cassidy Nelson, Robin Bennefield, Rebecca Weber, Mandie Drucker, Lola Akinmade Akerstrom, Nicole Bruce, Lisa Wirthman, Cara Cannella, Didem Tali

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Issue 05

In this issue, Marriott Hotels encourages you to consider the places that bridge work and play and the experiences that bring people together — building truly innovative communities.


Elizabeth Weiss, Becky Chung, Poornima Apta, Lola Akinmade Åkerström, Bill McCool, Rebecca Dalzell, Erin Cassidy Nelson, Chris Morris, Robin Bennefield, Mandie Drucker, Hugo Herrera, Lola Akinmade Åkerström, Gina LaGuardia, Allison Desatnick

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Issue 04

Creativity is more than being artistic. It is stepping out of the traditional and into the unconventional. In this issue, Marriott Hotels celebrates the creative spirit in all of us and shares stories that encourage creativity in unexpected ways.


Cara Canella, Elizabeth Gilbert, Robin Bennefield, Bridget McNulty, Julie Schwietert Collazo, Tricia Mirchandani, Heather Freiser, Rebecca Dalzell, Arianna Schioldager, Lola Akinmade Åkerström

Business executive looking at view from city apartment window early morning

Issue 03

How do everyday experiences spark innovation? Ehud Shabtai, the Co-Founder of Waze, was inspired to create his company after he received a GPS system from a friend. The stories in this issue will motivate you to defy habituation and shift your mindset towards innovation, to invent new approaches from familiar sources and to inspire your own groundbreaking ideas.


Cara Canella, Lisa Wirthman, Ryan Galloway, Danielle Quales, Chryselle D’Silva Dias, Heather Freiser, Diane Hubbell, Rebecca Dalzell, Navi Radiou

Businessman looking at view from window of urban apartment, early morning

Issue 02

You don’t see things like everyone else. Neither does GoldieBlox Founder Debbie Sterling. In this issue, we celebrate the few who take an idea, create a plan, and persevere to make it real. Find your spark of inspiration and bring your burning ideas to life with Marriott Hotels.


Rebecca Dalzell, Arianna Schioldager, Traci L. Suppa, Bill McCool, Heather Freiser, Kate Torgovnick May, Lisa Wirthman

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Issue 01

Being curious, by definition, means you’re eager to know or learn something. In this issue, we’ll explore the true meaning of curiosity. Whether you’re experiencing the sights of far-off lands, or expanding your mind with the highly recognized TED talks, – this is your chance to satisfy your inner curiosity with Marriott Hotels.


Stephen Coomes, Robin Bennefield, Rachel Howard, Jill Higgs, Create & Cultivate, Erin Price, Tricia Mirchandani, Rich Conway, Taylor Beck, Chris Morris, Tom Roston, Cara Canella