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Meet the Doctor With a Side Hustle—or Three

Meet the Doctor With a Side Hustle—or Three

Dr. Raj has never been satisfied doing “only one thing.”

Tara Sorensen Is Defining the Next Generation of TV Watchers

Tara Sorensen Is Defining the Next Generation of TV Watchers

TV executive Tara Sorensen on what all the kids will be watching next.

Sabra’s CEO: Why Taking a Year Off Work Was Great for Her Career

Sabra’s CEO: Why Taking a Year Off Work Was Great for Her Career

Shali Shalit Shoval, the CEO of Sabra, on the importance of a fresh perspective.

TED’s Lisa Choi Owens: Pay Attention to What Keeps You Up at Night

TED’s Lisa Choi Owens: Pay Attention to What Keeps You Up at Night

On leadership, presence, and the stories behind great TED talks.

Attorney Carrie Goldberg and the Crusade Against Revenge Porn

Attorney Carrie Goldberg and the Crusade Against Revenge Porn

Lawyer Carrie Goldberg is waging war on revenge porn, one slimeball at a time.

How Mandy Len Catron Made a Career Out of Love Stories (Including Her Own)

How Mandy Len Catron Made a Career Out of Love Stories (Including Her Own)

When your love life becomes public—by your own design.

The Inexhaustible Optimist: Meet Heather McGhee, President of Demos

The Inexhaustible Optimist: Meet Heather McGhee, President of Demos

Heather McGhee became the president of Demos, a New York-based think tank focused on creating a democracy where all people…

How Natasha Nurse Went From Lawyer to Lifestyle Guru

How Natasha Nurse Went From Lawyer to Lifestyle Guru

The founder of Dressing Room 8 on plus-size fashion and defying social norms.

CEO Vanessa Cartwright Thinks Common Sense Is ‘Massively Underrated’

CEO Vanessa Cartwright Thinks Common Sense Is ‘Massively Underrated’

The newly-minted CEO talk transparency, dressing one’s age, and the most underrated quality in the workplace.

Spandex Leggings Not Required: Meet Corporate Yogi Poh Teng

Spandex Leggings Not Required: Meet Corporate Yogi Poh Teng

Poh Teng knows a thing or two about managing work-related stress: She began her career as a biochemist, and now…

Valerie Silensky on Marathons, Money Laundering, and Fighting Financial Crime

Valerie Silensky on Marathons, Money Laundering, and Fighting Financial Crime

State Department officer Valerie Silensky fights international financial crime—and runs the occasional marathon on the side.

The Messages Your Clothes Send: An HR Director Talks Work Outfits

The Messages Your Clothes Send: An HR Director Talks Work Outfits

The HR director on looking “elegantly formidable.”

Tiffany Dufu Wants You to Cut Yourself Some Slack

Tiffany Dufu Wants You to Cut Yourself Some Slack

Tiffany Dufu, the author of “Drop the Ball,” on achieving more by giving yourself a break.

Karen Cahn Wants You To Ask For More Money (and Fail Cheaper)

Karen Cahn Wants You To Ask For More Money (and Fail Cheaper)

The founder of iFundWomen wants to level the playing field for female entrepreneurs.

Amanda Steinberg on Money, Burnout, and Learning Your Worth

Amanda Steinberg on Money, Burnout, and Learning Your Worth

The founder of DailyWorth lives by her own rules.

Ann Shoket on “Badass Babes,” Her New Career Phase, and Changing the Rules

Ann Shoket on “Badass Babes,” Her New Career Phase, and Changing the Rules

The author of “The Big Life” takes on her career’s next chapter.

The Advocate for 40-year-old Interns: iRelaunch CEO Carol Fishman Cohen

The Advocate for 40-year-old Interns: iRelaunch CEO Carol Fishman Cohen

When Carol Fishman Cohen was 40, she began interviewing for jobs—after being out of the full-time workforce for 11 years.

Health Care, Made Better: Dr. Jennifer Kherani Is on the Case

Health Care, Made Better: Dr. Jennifer Kherani Is on the Case

How she went from night shifts in the E.R. to starting a cutting-edge health care company.

Life After Maternity Leave: Lauren Smith Brody Envisions a Better Workplace for New Moms

Life After Maternity Leave: Lauren Smith Brody Envisions a Better Workplace for New Moms

The author of “The Fifth Trimester” on career, family, and how to mix the two.

The Business of Music: Jean Davidson on Creativity, Commerce, and L.A.’s Thriving Arts Scene

The Business of Music: Jean Davidson on Creativity, Commerce, and L.A.’s Thriving Arts Scene

Meet Jean Davidson, president and CEO of the Los Angeles Master Chorale.

Are You Sitting Down? Nidhi Kapur Is Upending the Furniture Industry

Are You Sitting Down? Nidhi Kapur Is Upending the Furniture Industry

The founder of Maiden Home talks couches, risk aversion, and following your gut.

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