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Women in Business Q&A: Dawn Fotopulos, Founder of Best Small Biz Help

Laura Dunn | Posted 02.01.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Dawn Fotopulos is the associate professor of business at The King's College, the founder of BestSmallBizHelp.com and author of Accounting for the Num...

Women in Business Q&A: Jan Jones Blackhurst, VP of Communications, Gov Relations and Corporate Responsibility, Caesars Entertainment

Laura Dunn | Posted 02.01.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jan Jones Blackhurst is Executive Vice President of Communications, Government Relations and Corporate Responsibility for Caesars Entertainment. In th...

Women in Business Q&A: Stacy Doren, Vice President of Marketing, Levi's

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.31.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Stacy Doren joined the company in 1999 and currently serves as the Vice President of Marketing for Levi's Brand, Americas. Over the years she has gained a breadth of experiences working in all aspects of Marketing from Direct-to-Consumer to Wholesale to Brand, both Globally and Regionally.

Women in Business Q&A: Martine Ilana, Founder of La Mer Collections

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.31.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

La Mer was established in 2001 when Martine rummaged through her jewelry drawer and could not find a simple, stylish and feminine watch to wear. Combining her passion for design, love of quality materials and simple beauty, La Mer Collections was born.

Women in Business Q&A: Jana Bayad and Elle France, Co-Founder, SingldOut

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Elle France founded SingldOut, Inc. alongside Jana Bayad in 2014. Elle is the CMO Chief Marketing Officer of SingldOut". Elle is a high profile matchmaker in Rancho Santa Fe, CA and an expert Judge on a dating Reality show called The Romance.

Women in Business Q&A: Wendy Williams

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

"I don't have celebrities in my phone or on my speed dial. When I finish The Wendy Williams Show I head back home to New Jersey. I like to be home with my family."

Women in Business Q&A: Dina LaPolt, Esq., Attorney, LaPolt Law, P.C.

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.29.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Dina LaPolt, Esq. is an attorney at LaPolt Law, P.C., and an expert at strategizing and solving complex and sophisticated legal and business issues relating to contracts, copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, and litigation.

Women in Business Q&A: Anastasia Popova, Marketing Director, Coub

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.29.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Born in Siberia, she lives in Moscow and has been working in media and digital for the last 10 years. She began her career as a freelance journalist and interpreter for lifestyle press while studying international economics.

Women in Business Q&A: Tracey Armstrong, President and Chief Executive Officer, Copyright Clearance Center

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.28.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Tracey Armstrong is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Copyright Clearance Center, bringing more than 20 years of experience in rights manag...

Women in Business Q&A: Denise G. Tayloe Co-Founder, CEO & President, PRIVO

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.28.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Denise G. Tayloe is a recognized leader and authority in online identity and privacy management with more than a decade of experience in the online pr...

3 Lessons Learned From Mentoring Strippers and Adopting Sick Kids

James Carbary | Posted 01.27.2015 | Impact
James Carbary

When we find our identify in our circumstance, we miss out on the opportunity to make our tomorrow better. By choosing to rise above our circumstances, we become a beacon of hope to a world that needs it.

Women in Business Q&A: Star Jones, President, Professional Diversity Network

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.27.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Star Jones is President of Professional Diversity Network. A former Senior District Attorney for the City of New York, she previously served as an NBC News Legal Correspondent and Analyst over the last two decades. From 1997 to 2006, she was co-host of ABC's hit daytime show The View.

Women in Business Q&A: Liz Elting, Co-Founder of TransPerfect

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.27.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Liz Elting is the co-founder and co-CEO of TransPerfect and Translations.com. TransPerfect's Translations.com is a leading provider of software, website, and enterprise-wide localization services, as well as translation-related technology products.

Dear Founders, How to Eat an Elephant

Jeremy Shure | Posted 01.26.2015 | Small Business
Jeremy Shure

As New York hunkers down and prepares for a massive snow storm, my mind wanders back to 1988. I was in the fifth grade, and my entrepreneurial juices were flowing when my town in Maryland got hit with our first snow storm of the year.

Women in Business Q&A: Linda Mummiani and Caitlin Ewing, Executive Creative Directors at GREY NY

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Perhaps it was destiny that Linda would come to be a creative director. Raised in an artistic collaboration between her parents, a French fashion designer and an Italian Pastry Chef, she was exposed to line, drama, precision and movement before she could hold a crayon.

Women in Business Q&A: Kimberly Gordon, CEO & Co-Founder, Depict

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kimberly Gordon is CEO & co-founder of Depict. An artist at heart with the grey matter of an economist, she started Depict to crack open the visual art world to people and provide increased economic value to artists. On a day-to-day basis, Kimberly is responsible for the development, execution and overall strategy and vision of the company.

Women in Business Q&A: Harriet Steel, Head of Business Development at Hermes Investment Management

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Harriet was appointed to the Board of Hermes Investment Management in October 2013 as an Executive Director, having joined Hermes in 2011 as Global Head of Business Development and member of the Executive Committee. Harriet joined the City in 1990 with a degree in Architecture from Princeton University.

One Girl

Shelly Peiken | Posted 01.23.2015 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

I hope I encouraged one girl to find the joy in putting even painful words on paper. I hope I sang something that will help one girl look in the mirror tomorrow and like herself a little more.

Do You Have a Fat Head?

Darren Hardy | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Darren Hardy

North America has a serious obesity problem (have you noticed?). Two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight, and a full one-third are deemed medically...

Women in Business Q&A: Jennifer Adams, Jennifer Adams Worldwide Inc

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jennifer's story began with her parents and three siblings in a 1,000 square-foot home in a small town in Oregon. Despite her modest circumstances, Jennifer's desire to frequently redecorate her tiny room was hardly limited by budget.

Women in Business Q&A: Redickaa Subrammanian, CEO, Interakt

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.27.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

With more than 15 years of experience as a global advertising, marketing, and technology expert, Redickaa has used her strategic insight and hands-on leadership to guide Interakt's growth from a startup organization in 2006 to a globally deployed digital communications company.

Women in Business Q&A: Kathy Dicocco, MBA, Executive Director of The H.O.P.E. Foundation for a Better Tomorrow

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

In addition to being a director of the H.O.P.E. Foundation for a Better Tomorrow, DiCocco involves herself actively with various community service and fundraising for local charities and church organizations.

Mentoring: You Can't Imagine the Reward

Chris Minnich | Posted 01.21.2015 | Education
Chris Minnich

January is National Mentoring Month. Go for it. There are kids out there who could use a hand, or even just an ear sometimes. Get involved. You won't regret the choice, and you can't imagine the reward.

#ExceptionalCareers Series: How to Be a Creative Altruist

Sanyin Siang | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Sanyin Siang

Creative altruism comes in many different forms. But it stems from a mindset of helping others whenever you can even when there is no direct benefit to you. So here are three ways to practice creative altruism.

Mentoring Matters

David B. Shapiro | Posted 01.21.2015 | Impact
David B. Shapiro

There is one more thing we learned through The Mentoring Effect: One-third of young people in the U.S. will reach the age of 19 without having a mentor of any kind. Having seen over and over again the life-changing difference that a mentor can make, we find that statistic both tragic and inexplicable.