In Memory of My First Mentor

Last week a woman I consider my very first mentor passed away. This news made me reflect on her life as I knew it and how she changed mine. I spent time bringing back memories about her and analyzing how they affected me when I was a child and whether…

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Are your employees hooked yet?

Recently when I was looking for a new book to read my husband recommended “Hooked” written by Nir Eyal, a Stanford professor and a prominent contributor to Harvard Business Review, TechCrunch and The Atlantic. At first I was skeptical because I thought to myself - “not another how-to business book…

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Thinking MBA? Start a business instead.

You graduated from college, spent 3 years at a consulting firm and are looking into MBA programs to take your career forward. You don’t think much about your strategy – most successful people have walked this path. An MBA program in a top school may cost you $200K and 2…

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Here is why being a statistic will actually benefit your business.

I stood outside of the Hoboken train station in New Jersey when I looked at the Google maps on my phone and realized the train was leaving for Manhattan in 3 minutes. I ran down the stairs, bought a ticket for a PATH train ride (a special subway line that…

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4 things I learned in 2016 about running my own company

I woke up yesterday morning and looked out of the window. My apartment overlooks the intersection of 72nd Street and Amsterdam avenue which is always very busy and loud. But yesterday it was different. A few people were rushing in and out of the buildings trying to hide from heavy…

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