Meet four entrepreneurs who bucked convention, ignored the naysayers, and made it big doing what they loveTena Clark had a white-hot career, writing top hits for artists like Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, and Patti LaBelle, and contributing songs to television shows and movie soundtracks. Then,...

Lisa Bing admits that she was not the best corporate player. The Boston University graduate spent 15 years at Prudential Financial, but never found her niche, bouncing from accounting and underwriting to reinsurance to the international group. ...

Sometimes, a lousy shift can offer great opportunities. That’s what Annie Tyson Jett learned in her first job, as a manufacturing manager working the third shift. ...

From nonprofits to start-ups to large corporations, Jimmie Walton Paschall has been a key leader in areas such as external affairs, human resources, corporate community outreach, and fundraising....

As both an agency field executive and State Farm’s director of multicultural business development for the mid-Atlantic zone, Lillian Holt is working to recruit more female and multicultural agents to State Farm....

Move over takeout: There’s a new game in town, and it’s homemade. Gobble, the gastro child of 24-year-old entrepreneur Ooshma Garg, provides nourishing meals to students and professionals who are too busy to cook but want real food....

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