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I Love My Job: Comcast Exec Ebony Lee

Ebony Lee hit a big career milestone this year: The senior vice president of strategic development at Comcast Cable made ten years at Philadelphia’s most […]

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I Love My Job: Meet the Woman Scaring the Hell Out of You at Eastern State

Jenny Tomczak is the terrifyingly dynamic woman keeping Eastern State Penitentiary really scary. After joining the attraction as an actor nearly 15 years ago, Tomczak […]

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Adam Grant Is (Not) Superman

Adam Grant is impatient. I can see it in the way that he’s sitting, perched forward, eager and anticipatory, as though he might leap up at […]

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10 Notable Philadelphians Share the Secrets of Their Success

Bart Blatstein, president and CEO, Tower Investments The region’s most polarizing developer What’s the best career advice you’ve ever gotten? This was in 1978, and […]

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Nutrisystem’s Dawn Zier on Turning Around a Household Name

Just two years after Dawn Zier took over as president and CEO of Nutrisystem, the company experienced its first year of revenue growth in seven […]

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I Love My Job

We’ve all heard the saying: “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Honestly, that’s a load of crap. […]

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Ryan Howard on How His Life Is Still All About Finding the Right Pitch

Ryan Howard will always be known in these parts as the Bunyanesque first baseman and cleanup hitter for the 2008 World Champion Philadelphia Phillies. But […]

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Wawa’s Chris Gheysens on Building a Culture That Treats Customers Like Family

As the CEO of Wawa, Chris Gheysens, 47, oversees more than a chain of retail stores. Wawa is us, and we are Wawa. It’s where […]

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Quinta Brunson on Becoming an Internet Comedy Star — and Getting Paid

Quinta Brunson knows what makes the internet go ’round. After blowing up many, many times with snappy viral videos that offer hilariously blunt reads on […]

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Stephen Starr on Creativity and Listening to Your Instincts

Stephen Starr might be best known as the James Beard-winning operator of 37 restaurants, but his career as an entrepreneur isn’t limited to food. In […]

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I Love My Job: Preston and Steve Producer Marisa Magnatta on Her WMMR Career

We love WMMR’s Preston and Steve Show. Earlier this year in the magazine, we featured the irreverently hilarious show’s namesake hosts, Preston Elliot and Steve […]

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I Love My Job: Beneficial Bank Exec Joanne Ryder

Joanne Ryder joined Beneficial Bank 11 years ago in July 2007 as the institution’s director of marketing, and it didn’t take long for the leader […]

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I Love My Job: Zabeth Teelucksingh on Philly’s World Heritage Status

Global Philadelphia executive director Zabeth Teelucksingh is one of those rare professionals who wholeheartedly lives the message she promotes through her work. Since 2011, the […]

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I Love My Job: High-Flying Pilot-Doctor-Attorney Jim Beasley Jr.

Jim Beasley Jr. is one of Philadelphia’s most successful plaintiffs’ attorneys and the son of late legal powerhouse Jim Beasley Sr. But he’s also an […]

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I Love My Job: Jinxed Owner Mike Supermodel on Building a Philly Empire

If you’re a Philadelphian who loves a good deal, you’ve probably spent some time at Jinxed — four beloved Philly treasure troves that serve up […]