Caroline Weaver, the owner of CW Pencil Enterprise, a specialty pencil shop in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, has managed to make the dream of obsessives come true: What if this thing I love, this strange small thing, could be my job? For Caroline Weaver the humble pencil has provided not only a business—celebrating its two-year anniversary this March—but a book as well, a history of the pencil entitled The Pencil Perfect.
Amazon Music's Digital Design and User Experience Lead Marisa Gallagher, on the important value of being able to speak the right language by communicating to both the creative and business worlds, how a six-month expedition across Spain brought a new perspective to her career, and why attaining an MBA later in life leads to surprising benefits.
Technological innovations will continue to wow and delight, but they’ll also come and go. In the creative world there is no replacement for the human touch, as Australian calligrapher Gemma O’Brien shows us.
How do you build a successful career and strong marriage when your business cofounder is also your spouse? Stefanie Weigler and David Heasty, the duo behind Triboro Design, weigh in on the art of collaboration.
Former Chief White House photographer Pete Souza, on how he landed the coveted position as Chief White House photographer for President Obama, the skills and sacrifice required to be a White House photographer, and how the job has evolved in the age of social media.