Leslie Polizzotto left lawyering and Los Angeles to start a New York City doughnut shop that’s winning rave reviews for its unusual treats.
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Near the shores of a Canadian lake, Leslie Bradford-Scott of Walton Wood Farm is growing a home-based multimillion-dollar business.
Claudia Mirza came to the U.S. to reunite with her father. While she’s found success, she says immigration is painful.
Deborah Shore of Sasha Bruce Youthwork has worked with homeless young people for 45 years. The work is not easy.
Childhood trauma is on the rise in today’s world of school shootings, natural disaster and terrorist attacks. Art With Heart helps kids cope, in a surprisingly simple way.
The former MSNBC TV host, who also runs socially conscious company Goodshop, talks about her career and what excites her.
Amy Hagstrom Miller of Whole Woman’s Health says monumental setbacks are just a cost of doing business.
We asked women entrepreneurs how the longest government shutdown in the nation’s history is affecting their businesses.
There’s no reason to fear change. Laura Stachel of We Care Solar describes how a devastating disappointment led to the most fulfilling chapter of her life.
What happens when a beekeeper, a bike mechanic and beverages get together? Behold the Honey Cycle.
In this podcast, we explore the plight of the bee and talk to Kristy Allen, a beekeeper and advocate who is running a thriving business, The Beez Kneez, in Minneapolis.
Dianne Berkun Menaker’s Brooklyn Youth Chorus is tackling everything from race and identity to gender and sexuality — and making students’ voices heard.
What do you do when loss upends your life? Scarlett Lewis’s nonprofit aims to prevent school shootings by bringing social and emotional learning to schools.
Pam Marrone of Marrone Bio Innovations has a unique way to stand out. It’s a clever small business marketing strategy, too.
Rana Dajani of We Love Reading has transformed a tiny nonprofit into a sprawling social enterprise. Here’s how she got funders to come to her.