How Arianna Huffington’s Idea for a Blog Changed the Media Industry Forever

Adweek’s 2015 Brand Visionary honoree

In her book-lined office overlooking lower Broadway in New York, Arianna Huffington keeps a large sofa in the corner. With its richly carved wooden accents and overstuffed cushions, the sofa is the sort of opulent accent you'd expect from an executive like Huffington, who is partial to Dolce & Gabbana and Manolo Blahnik. The only unusual thing here is the message on a needlepoint pillow: "Sleep your way to the top."