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This was one of those stories that shined a light on how little I knew about what was happening in my own back yard. Human trafficking is the fastest growing organized crime in the U.S. today. The two lawyers I sat down with for this piece explained how they are working to free trafficking victims from their past.
Anyone who has ever taken a group fitness class knows that the instructor makes the difference between dreading and loving the workout. The intention of this article is to help studios attract more clients by promoting their most talented and engaging instructors.
When the entertainment industry sprouts a high growth sector, how do production companies find the behind-the-scenes talent they need? Matt Sharp, CEO, founder and “chief creative voice” of Sharp Entertainment explains how.
A lot has been said and written about Bethenny Frankel even before I did this 2011 interview. She was on the cusp of selling her Skinny Girl brand for an estimated $100 million. What I found most surprising about this reality star was that she was an entrepreneur prior to taking her first steps onto the reality TV show stage. She saw reality TV as a way to market herself and her brand nationally and reach a sizable audience that she could have never afforded to reach with her own resources.
I started the Fierce Women piece when I was managing editor of NYER. It is some of the work I am most proud of from my tenure at the magazine.
What started out as an assignment to write about green small businesses ended up to be a lifestyle piece about the afterlife.
Since I started covering business more than 10 years ago, I realized beat isn’t to write about strategies, markets or finance, but to write about ideas and the people who have them. The best business stories, like this one, are found where creativity and economy meet.
Tired of writing about Millennial workplace issues, the idea for writing about reverse nepotism was tongue-in-cheek at first. But, the reality of young entrepreneurs hiring older employees proved to be a fascinating strategy to write about.
No one is perfect and the idea for this piece came out of a conversation about how one little slip can turn a fitness client off forever. This post includes some clever ways to say "I'm sorry, let's try again" to a client.
Shazi Visram, co-founder of the Happy Family Brand, shatters the stereotype of a mompreuner. In this pieces, she talks about the struggles of conceiving, birthing and raising a multi-million dollar business while keeping her mom game strong.
Before he was a shark in the tank, Damon John brought urban style to the mainstream. Brilliant and really, quite a sweet man in-person, John spoke with me about how brands once viewed the youth and minority markets and what he’s learned about making consumers feel valued.