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Sally Deneen

Sally Deneen is a Seattle-based freelance journalist and editor.


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A Small Business Rises from the Ashes

How the owner of a pizza company rebuilt the business after a devastating fire

How One Entrepreneur Is Harvesting Hope

The man behind CornBoard broke a world record to prove his product’s environmental promise.

7 Accidental Change-Makers

People who made a mark on our world with their unintentional discoveries turned inventions

Social Media Trendspotting

Gary Vaynerchuk’s 5 predictions

The 4-Step Formula to Making Money through Social Media

Gary Vaynerchuk defines the rules of engagement.

If You Were Dying... Would Gratitude Be Your First Thought?

A woman dying of cancer encourages others to celebrate life's happy moments.

"Gary Vaynerchuk Sent Me a Bacon Cheeseburger!"

A lesson in one-to-one marketing

Entrepreneurs’ Optimism Outweighs Worry

Poll shows entrepreneurs see the glass as half full.

Women-Owned Businesses: What Glass Ceiling?

They are booming.

Hate Wordy Memos?

Make memos clear and concise with new software.

Don't Lose Your Smartphone!

July is a big month for items to go missing.

Time to Start a Business: MythBusters

5 Myths and Realities of the Entrepreneurial World

20 Questions Before Starting Your Business

Ready to start a business? Take this readiness assessment quiz.

What Type of Business is Right For You?

The Pros and Cons of 6 Businesses

Why You Should Start a Business Now

As the economy comes to life again, it's a great time to launch a company.

8 Reasons To Take the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Why Now's the Time to Start a Business


Persuading Customers with Neuromarketing

Retail Revolution

Can a store with a "computer brain" change the way we shop?

Wave of the Future?

With a flick of the wrist, communication is being innovated.

Hometown Hero

Disabled before adulthood, Ralph Braun made mobility possible for himself and thousands of others.

52+ Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Learn something new, take a chance or do something risky.

Cell Phones in the Slums

A global cellphone explosion is creating life-changing opportunities-- not only for the world's disenfranchised, but for entrepreneurs, too.

Music and Healing

After 20 years playing the bar scene, a musician finds purpose... and the most appreciative audiences ever.

Olympian Queen of the Ring

A horrible family secret that could've destroyed her only made Quanitta 'Queen' Underwood stronger.

Big Ideas for 2012

Take a break from your reality and check out these mind-expanding ideas.

After the Bubble Burst, a New Opportunity

News station turns teleconference solution in wake of downturn.

Fighting Bad P.R. with Good P.R.

When consumers were scared off shrimp by the Gulf oil spill, one fishery turned a crisis into an opportunity.

American Comebacks

Business disasters come in many forms.

Jane Goodall: The Woman Who Redefined Man

A half-century after her first groundbreaking discoveries, primatologist Jane Goodall continues on her mission - empowering young people to improve the world.

Fragile Bones, Bold Ambition

Volunteering Can Help You the Most

The Facebook Age: Mark Zuckerberg

What began as a lark in the dorm of Mark Zuckerberg, 2010 SUCCESS Achiever of the Year, has changed the way people relate to one another.

The President Takes a Chance on Failure

Jimmy Carter was forcibly retired at 56, in debt and embarrassed. He could've played golf.

2010 SUCCESS Achiever of the Year Nominees

The nominees include Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, Chris Anderson and Mark Zuckerberg

Happily Ever After?

Wedded bliss doesn't have to be hard to achieve... and other surprises about marriage

Too Late to Start a Business?

Hardly, say these entrepreneurs who only wish they'd done it sooner.

Selling the Brooklyn Bridge

Ken Burns was intent on pursuing his childhood dream, and he wouldn't take no for an answer.

Mind-Body Connection

Become aware of ways your mental and physical fitness affect each other to achieve greater well-being, health and intellect.

It's a Family Business

How to Build a Well-Run Family Business (Or Compete with One)

When Your Dream Doesn't Work Out

How to Reinvent Yourself & Come Back Strong

Second Act

Often overlooked as Microsoft's co-founder, Paul Allen's greatest legacy may be in what he's done since.

Making a Difference - Invisible Children

Helping young victims in war-torn Africa

Success Stories - Helen Gurley Brown

The Original Cosmo Girl

Small Business, Big (Green) Tips

Resources to Help Make Environmentally Friendly Choices Easier

Greening Your Business

In his book Go Green, Live Rich, author David Bach discovered the value of a green life.

The Silent Epidemic

Agents of Change