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Fischer Voyage: A quest to discover luxury in the American Midwest

Steven Fischer’s life took a sharp turn in 2012. A former business school professor, he changed his career more radically than most of his students. He told me about his journey from academia to luxury goods, and what his $10,000 leather bag says about the rediscovery of American craftsmanship. I was travelling in autumn 2012 when I came across a… Read more →

Lauren Bass

An Ohio farmer turned Silicon Valley entrepreneur

Lauren Bass didn’t work at a big bank or consultancy before going to business school. She was a professional horse rider. Her background helped her think creatively, and provided the inspiration to start LolaBee’s Harvest—the Bay Area’s first online farmers market. She tells Thoughtful about the bittersweet experience of starting a business that customers loved, but that struggled to gain… Read more →

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Thoughtful defined by Lucy Langdon

We asked writer Lucy Langdon, “What does thoughtful mean to you?”   I close my eyes. Look inwards for a beat and see myself. The master puppeteer. From every breath I take to every move I make, my mind pulls the strings. And I want a mind that’s honest, first and foremost with itself. I want one that pays attention, and watches… Read more →