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Jamie Friedlander

Jamie Friedlander
Jamie Friedlander is a freelance writer based in Chicago and the former features editor of SUCCESS magazine. Her work has been published in The Cut, VICE, Inc., The Chicago Tribune and Business Insider, among other publications. When she's not writing, she can usually be found drinking matcha tea into excess, traveling somewhere new with her husband or surfing Etsy late into the night.

2016 SUCCESS Achiever of the Year: Taylor Swift

By Jamie Friedlander | January 10, 2017


6 Mentorship Do’s and Don’ts

By Jamie Friedlander | December 28, 2016

‘Make sure the person is actually coachable.’

Cycling for a Cure

By Jamie Friedlander | December 18, 2016

At 81 and 73, Charlotte Reicks and Marie Nemec are cycling across the U.S. to raise money for people suffering from Huntington’s disease.

5 Tips to Raise Creative Children

By Jamie Friedlander | December 14, 2016

No. 1: Allow time for daydreaming.

How One Entrepreneur Capitalized on a Niche Singles Market: Jewish People on Christmas Eve

By Jamie Friedlander | December 3, 2016

‘What gave me more pleasure than anything else was a couple walking up to me and thanking me because they met.’

4 Stages for Building Grit in Your Children

By Jamie Friedlander | November 28, 2016

‘Grit, like any other aspect of your character, can change.’

6 Ways to Cultivate Your Child’s Inner Strength

By Jamie Friedlander | November 16, 2016

No. 3: Connect over personality differences.


How to Make Sure Your Children Become More Successful Than You

By Jamie Friedlander | October 31, 2016

The secret to raising kids who will thrive? Focus on individual character strengths, happiness and well-being just as much as intelligence.

Finally, Sympathy Cards That Say What We Really Feel

By Jamie Friedlander | October 1, 2016

Emily McDowell’s cards tailored to real life go viral.


The Real Reason Traveling Makes You Happy

By Jamie Friedlander | September 30, 2016

8 tips to get the most out of your vacation—before, during and after.