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From Conventional to Crypto: Meet Fennie Wang, Founder, Dionysus Labs

Fennie Wang’s family immigrated to the US in the 1980s, her parents in one of the first waves of Chinese students able to study in America. Like many immigrant children, her upbringing led her down a conventional path. She started her career in finance just in time to watch it take a deep plunge during […]

How the pandemic has stirred a longing for more: Meet Josh Gentine, Founder of Bench Consulting

There’s no doubt that this global pandemic has disrupted many lives, but it’s also disrupted many of our beliefs about life, work, business, and family.  Every week, I speak to dozens of individuals who are thinking about and planning for a pivot in their career, inspired by the events of the last few months. And, I’m […]

What’s on the mind of a pilot during COVID-19: Meet Mike Schmidt, Budding Aviator

JF: In February of this year you left a decade-long career in higher-education to pursue your dream of becoming a pilot. I think many people would have a feeling of “oh s#%#” for you right now. How are you feeling?Michael Schmidt: This is a funny and excellent question! When I finally decided to take the leap […]

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