TEDxNashville 2018
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6 Life Lessons Learned from TEDx

You may have heard of a little thing called TED. You know, the nonprofit conference where people from all walks of life come together to discuss global issues – everything from art to business to health to science and technology – performed in short, powerful talks of 18 minutes or less. Yes, that’s the one.… Continue reading 6 Life Lessons Learned from TEDx

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Innovation through Collaboration: Beauty Business Companies Team Up

In business, oftentimes, two heads are better than one. For this GCI magazine cover story, I interviewed executives from three companies in the beauty industry. Alexis Mezzina DiResta, vice president of the cosmetics company Tarte told me the story of collaborating with Borba, a drinkable skin care supplement provider, to produce a new beauty product,… Continue reading Innovation through Collaboration: Beauty Business Companies Team Up

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Magazine Cover Story: Nutricosmetics in the Beauty Industry

Part of the challenge of working as an assistant editor for Global Cosmetic Industry (GCI) magazine in the Chicago area was to research and understand the intricacies of the beauty business. The marketers selling beauty products to consumers are always searching for unique marketing claims to pitch new products. "Nutricosmetics" was one of the new… Continue reading Magazine Cover Story: Nutricosmetics in the Beauty Industry

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Whip It Good – My Former Life as a Roller Derby Girl

  If you've seen Whip It!, starring Drew Barrymore, you know that ROLLER DERBY— that popular flat-track sport played in short skirts and on four wheels — is making a sensational comeback. With hundreds of amateur and professional teams for both genders popping up across the nation, there's a slim chance your town doesn't already… Continue reading Whip It Good – My Former Life as a Roller Derby Girl