Jennifer Chang


Why I Replaced My Backhand with a Barre

By Jennifer Chang | July 22, 2014

Growing up, I hated exercising. I could give you a dozen reasons for why I couldn’t exercise—bad knees and mild asthma were just two—but really, I just strongly disliked the sports I played. I joined the local YMCA volleyball team, took group tennis lessons and played basketball with my athletically talented brothers—and I hated every…

Christine Ha’s Recipe for Success

By Jennifer Chang | June 2, 2014

Juicy pan-seared chicken breast, beautifully plated with a colorful roasted beet salad; white tuna sashimi, displaying expert knife work, next to cloudlike tufts of avocado mousse; smooth, refreshing coconut lime sorbet scooped in perfect spheres, garnished with a delicate ginger tuile. All are dishes worthy of a Michelin-starred restaurant, cooked and created with obvious expertise…

Random Acts of Smiles

By Jennifer Chang | April 17, 2014

“Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.” — Og Mandino   Last week, an elderly stranger, perhaps in her late 70’s or 80’s, held my hand. A few friends and I made the last-minute decision to attend a baseball game and…

SXSW Accelerator 2014: Finalists, Winners and Must-See Startups

By Jennifer Chang | March 25, 2014

Of the hundreds of startups that applied for a chance to shine at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive‘s Startup Village, only a handful were chosen as finalists in six categories at the SXSW Accelerator. Long seen as the startup stamp of approval from one of the world’s largest technology conferences, SXSW Accelerator is a two-day…

Google’s Eric Schmidt on Privacy in the Digital Age

By Jennifer Chang | March 8, 2014

Two thought leaders at Google say technology is shaping human society, for better and sometimes, for worse. Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen of Google explored this notion in “The New Digital Age” at SXSW Interactive and in their upcoming book by the same title. "You can't hold back tech progress. You're much better off organizing…

1982 Achiever of the Year: Steven Spielberg

By Jennifer Chang | February 10, 2014

This week, our March issue hits the newsstands and the man gracing the cover is our 2013 Achiever of the Year– the visionary, founder and CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos. The competition was tough, and Bezos barely edged out the other nominees. One particular runner-up set a new record in SUCCESS history by having won…

Tiny Habits

Tiny Habits

By Jennifer Chang | October 8, 2013

Behavior scientist BJ Fogg explains a painless strategy to personal growth.

Oprah Offers ‘Manual for Life’ at Lifeclass

By Jennifer Chang | September 2, 2013

She’s the one-word mega hyphenate (media mogul-entrepreneur-inspirational leader) and he’s the larger-than-life Christian figure and best-selling author who’s more than qualified to share a stage with her. Oprah and TD Jakes recently teamed up to tackle issues of broken families and relationships in two new installments of Oprah’s Lifeclass. Fresh off her Emmy win for…

Interactive vs. V2V: How SXSW’s Landmark Event Stacks Up Against Its Newest Conference

By Jennifer Chang | August 22, 2013

It’s been exactly one week since the conclusion of South by Southwest’s (SXSW) inaugural V2V conference, an event dedicated to entrepreneurs and startups. SUCCESS was reporting live, on-location from Las Vegas, where V2V was located– the first SXSW franchise event to branch out from its headquarters in Austin. Now, the question on any SXSW enthusiast’s…

SXSW’s First V2V Conference Headlines Tony Hsieh, Steve Case in Las Vegas

By Jennifer Chang | August 19, 2013

As the standout features of any South by Southwest (SXSW) conference, the keynote addresses at the SXSW V2V conference that took place in Las Vegas last week were no exception. If you weren’t able to attend SXSW’s first-ever event solely focused on entrepreneurship and startups, here’s a look at what was said on stage at…