Current Thinking

My Mom Took Me Overseas And Forced Me Into Being A Teen Bride

I have written about many extraordinary young women in my career, but Yasmine stands out.

It’s Time To Talk About What Guns Have To Do With Dating

I have written about domestic violence for two decades, and know just how terrifying–and potentially lethal–it is when an abuser has access to a gun.

Woman Warrior

Woman Warrior

March, 2015

I met Erin Helfert for lunch on a sunny September day in 2013.

John Paul DeJoria, the bashful billionaire.

Writing The Way I Work column for Inc. is one of my all time favorite gigs.

What would Yvon do?

All this horrible news about crumbling factories in Bangladesh has me thinking: why can’t more companies be like Patagonia? Last fall I had the honor of interviewing Patagonia’s founder Yvon Chouinard for Inc Magazine. He is old school in the best possible way: he does not email and only recently got a cell phone after […]

What many CEO’s have in common…

For the past eight years, I have been writing about CEOs for Inc Magazine. Dream job. The very first was a feature I wrote about Fred Carl, the founder of Viking Stoves. That piece focused on Carl’s love for his hometown, Greenwood, Mississippi, where he built his fancy stove empire (It has since sold to […]

Domestic violence affects everyone…

I have been writing about domestic violence for more than a decade–and am still stunned and saddened at how insidious and ubiquitous it is. As I report in the May issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine, domestic violence is not a private issue between two lovers, it is a national health epidemic that is not just relegated […]

My work as a writer is….

I write about CEO’s for Inc Magazine, and violence against women for women’s magazines (Cosmo, Glamour, Redbook and more) I am always on the hunt for stories, so if you have a good one, feel free to get in touch!