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Senior Writer — Inc.
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Writer, mostly for Inc. Magazine. Brooklynite, Mainer, make-believe data journalist.

This Was the Year Airbnb Grew Up and Became a $25 Billion Company

inc.com — Editor's note: Inc. magazine announced its pick for Company of the Year on Monday, November 23. It's Slack! What's your top pick? Vote now in Inc.'s Readers' Choice poll. Here, we spotlight Airbnb, last year's Company of the Year winner. When Inc.

5 Stunning Projects From One of the World's Coolest Design Firms

inc.com — New York's AvroKO has influenced countless other designers and won awards around the world for their work. Here's why.

Why Under Armour's Kevin Plank Doesn't Like Nike

inc.com — Yesterday, before a packed crowd in the Warner Theater in Washington D.C., Kevin Plank, founder and chief executive of Under Armour, made a not-so-stunning admission: "You're right. I don't like my competition. At all." "That was obvious about forty minutes ago," replied Scott Wapner, anchor of CNBC's Fast Money Halftime Report, who interviewed Plank on stage.
Nov 13, 2015

RT @NPDMattPowell: "Why Under Armour's Kevin Plank Doesn't Like Nike" @burthelm inc.com/burt-helm/kevi… via @Inc

Life Lessons from GoDaddy's Bob Parsons

inc.com — In a raucous and racy talk, Bob Parsons told the audience yesterday at Inc. and CNBC's Iconic 2015 tour in Washington D.C. colorful stories about the times in his life that taught him valuable lessons.

These Designers Have a Really Weird Management Style. But It Works.

inc.com — The grand opening of Genuine Superette, a hip café and lunch counter in downtown Manhattan, was one week away. But the walls were still unpainted, lumber leaned against the wall, and boxed-up appliances cluttered the dining room.
Nov 01, 2015

RT @LaurieStories: (great #design read.) How this company's 4 founders "share one brain" @burthelm inc.com/magazine/20151… via @Inc

The Terrifying Question Marcus Lemonis Asked a Room Full of a Thousand People

inc.com — "Tell me something about yourself that nobody knows that would make you vulnerable," said Marcus Lemonis. A thousand attendees in the ballroom of the JW Marriott in Orlando went rigid. If the other folks wearing Inc.

Why This CEO Says Taking a Million-Dollar Pay Cut Was 'Selfish'

inc.com — What's the one thing you want to accomplish in your career--the thing for which you'd sacrifice everything else? That's the question that Dan Price, founder of Gravity Payments, posed to an audience of fellow entrepreneurs at the annual Inc. 5000 conference in Orlando on Thursday.

How to Make Big Money From a Tiny Niche

inc.com — For more than a decade, Ethan McAfee was a technology investment analyst, researching internet trends, interviewing startup founders, and trying to figure out which way online retail was going. Then in 2010, he discovered pickleball.

Where to Get Your Risque Ugly Holiday Sweater Fix

inc.com — Twas a few weeks before Christmas in 2010, when Evan Mendelsohn and Nick Morton, two old college friends in San Diego, spotted their opportunity: obscene sweaters. "Ugly-sweater parties," at which guests sport loud, holiday-themed outfits and drink merrily, had become a December tradition in their social set of twentysomething professionals.

What This Harvard Business School Graduate Learned From a Geisha

inc.com — A research project for Vicky Tsai's Harvard Business School internship became a nightmare. It wasn't until a trip to Japan, and an unexpected meeting with a geisha, that Tsai, 37, found relief--and the idea for her San Francisco-based startup. --As told to Burt Helm I was interning at one of the big beauty care companies.
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Jan 26, 2016

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