For many years, Lyndie Benson—creator of the hot new Bleusalt style line—led a charmed life as the wife of a superstar musician. But out of her private hard times came the strength and inspiration to build a beautiful business. Sheila Weller reports.
Is retirement all it’s cracked up to be? Writer and professor Candy Schulman took a summer off at long last and learned some surprising lessons about herself, the nature of work, and aging.
You’ve got an older boss to please…and scrappy Millennials to supervise…and wow, is there ever a gap to be bridged. Smooth it the smart way. Let Marina McCarthy show you how.
Anna Brockway had an idea for a new way to shop for home furnishings—and did it ever take off! She tells her story and shares some design wisdom with us here.
She’s been charged, headbutted, and spit at by her animal subjects, but nothing stops photographer Nine Francois from capturing their ferocious beauty.
The answer may not be as easy as you think. Marina McCarthy scans her own resume and comes up with some surprising answers.
After a job layoff, Dawn Raffel did something scary: She went back to square one and learned a whole new profession. Here’s how it unfolded.
After years of being a mother and working for herself, Helen Darling decided to get a “real job.” Here’s how she snagged one—in high tech no less.
The executive behind the upcoming award show with all-female presenters talks about how she’s shepherding in a new era of pro-women workplaces–plus her best scripts for dealing with sexism on the job.
Hands that have loved and worked and played for decades have profound beauty, as these women who create with their hands show us.
Typecast in Hollywood as a “blonde bombshell” Rhonda Shear wore a lot of lingerie. She ended up turning her familiarity with undergarments into a multimillion dollar business.
An unconventional route led Tammy Shaklee from rural America to television news and politics before she created her dream career finding love matches for gays and lesbians.
Losing a job is never fun, but rebounding in your 50s and beyond takes a whole new toolkit and a special sort of resilience.
She started her work life with impressive credentials and experience in architecture, but Christine Chang Hanway learned that what she really wanted to do was tell stories.
She didn’t step in front of the camera until her early 50s, but now Gillean McLeod is one of a growing number of “older” models. Here she offers inspiration in bathing suit season.
How did this happen? Doesn’t it feel like just yesterday that you were the youngest in every room?
Yup, we pretty much owe our love of champagne to a widow from France.
Kathy Murphy spun job loss, divorce and money problems into a movie deal.
We call them The Pushers—women who are pushing themselves in new directions and toward new passions. We hope that through their inspiration in this regular feature, they’ll push you to take a leap of your own—or maybe just a small first step. Who knows where you’ll end up?
Prepare, you Mothers of Teens! The End is coming!