Girl Crush Of The Week

 #WCW:  Alexa Hirschfeld Alexa Hirschfeld is one of those rad entrepreneurs that took something seemingly contradictory and created a hugely successful business out of it: 'replicating the intricacies of physical paper products online.' After starting Paperless Post in her parents' living room with her younger brother, Alexa's business now sends over 50 million cards a year and has collaborated with designers like Oscar de la Renta and Kate Spade. "I have been able to enjoy the strides that others have made before me. I don't want to scoff at the idea that there was sexism, but I don't wake up [...]

By | 2017-01-23T08:55:13+00:00 July 30th, 2014|Celebrity|0 Comments

Girl Crush Of The Week

 #WCW:  Alli Webb, Founder of Drybar It's safe to say that Alli Webb has saved many a woman from terrifyingly bad hair days, yours truly included. Not only is she the effervescent founder of super successful blow dry salon "The Drybar," Alli has worked with people like Faith Hill and Paul McCartney-- She is kind of a business genius, and I'm definitely inspired. She's created a total culture around her salons. "Don’t listen to people who tell you it’s a bad idea. Listen to your heart. If everyone shared your passion, someone would have already done it! Stop talking about, [...]

By | 2017-01-23T08:55:13+00:00 July 16th, 2014|Celebrity|0 Comments

Girl Crush Of The Week

 #WCW:  Padmasree Warrior The first time I met Padmasree Warrior I was smitten: by her name (I mean, c'mon!) and her brilliance. I met her through the years I was at CNN and CNBC and grew more smitten each time.  "Ideologically, integration is just being mindful that there more areas that are important to be aware of and it's not necessarily an equal distribution. Work, family, self, community—I find that I get more satisfaction and am a better leader and calmer in my decision making if I am mindful of the fact that my family, myself, and my community are as [...]

By | 2017-01-23T08:55:13+00:00 July 9th, 2014|Celebrity|0 Comments

Girl Crush Of The Week

#WCW:  Rachel Fox The first time I saw Rachel Fox was when she was interviewed on CNBC. She was adorable and smart and was totally smitten. What was this cute little fox (pun intended) doing on business news at 16 (she recently turned 17)? Oh, she was talking about day trading. Wait, she was talking about day trading?! She immediately became a girl after my own heart. I never watched "Desperate Housewives" but she was an actress on the show. She also played Naomi Watts' daughter in the Daniel Craig film Dream House. Now for most people, that would be enough of [...]

By | 2017-01-23T08:55:13+00:00 June 4th, 2014|Celebrity|0 Comments
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