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How JPMorgan Chase Is Fueling Detroit’s Revival

It takes a village to rebuild a city, and the list of people and businesses collaborating on Detroit’s recovery is long. But the planning underway in Livernois/McNichols, and in a … Continue reading

September 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Truck Stop: How One of America’s Steadiest Jobs Turned Into One of Its Most Grueling

This is the experience of many truckers. They are convinced to work as independent contractors by trucking carriers trying to rid themselves of the financial responsibilities of employers and shift … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Now Even University Academic Buildings Are Trying to Look Like Tech Startups

The “student-driven” design “re-thinks campus hierarchy to foster modern ways of learning,” the architects say, to encourage spontaneous faculty and student interaction and create “a project-based learning environment.” To foster … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shinola: The Real History of America’s Most Authentic Fake Brand

A mogul from Texas is using the country’s least aspirational city as the backdrop for his next global lifestyle company–a $225 million experiment in manufactured authenticity. I’m inside the rooftop … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

At Zingerman’s, Pastrami and Partnership to Go

Founded in 1982, Zingerman’s Deli is now known internationally for its many huge and creative sandwiches. President Obama ate there recently. (“The Reuben is killer,” he told a cheering crowd … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Geeking Out: Uganda’s Women are Creating the Next Generation of Girl Geeks

GirlGeekKampala was founded in 2012 by Maureen Agena, Evelyn Namara, and Christine Ampaire, a trio of women frustrated by the structural and cultural barriers holding women back careers in science, … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

How The Sharing Economy Is Changing The Places We Work

The sharing economy is powering a rise of new entrepreneurs who need a different kind of office space. Co-working spaces that foster certain communities, like Galvanize, in Denver, cater to that … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

San Francisco Kitchen Lends Low-Income Food Entrepreneurs A Hand

San Francisco’s Mission District is a cultural crossroads for food, where Mexican bodegas and burrito shops meet gourmet bakeries and cutting-edge California cuisine. It’s also home to a kitchen where … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Just how old are you?”

I get asked that question all the time. In meetings, on conference calls, while pitching a new client. The answer really shouldn’t matter. I find myself wondering whether male entrepreneurs … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

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