Personal essays 

Why I avoided my husband for a week before our wedding
A week after I graduated college, I moved into a small railroad apartment in Bushwick, Brooklyn, with my friend Danny. I had liked him for months and got the feeling he had a crush on me as well. Very quickly, my feeling was confirmed, and we started dating.”
The Washington Post, Nov. 9, 2016

How I Chose My Hebrew Name 
When I was born, I was named after Kylie Minogue. It was 1988 and her hit cover of “Locomotion” had just topped the charts. My dad saw the Australian singer’s name and liked it. As a child, I wondered how my name had ended up on one of her records.
Aish.com, May 23, 2016

Convincing My Brain I’m Not Fat 
I’m standing in front of my bathroom mirror. I lift up my shirt and examine my stomach. Right now, it’s huge. This morning, it was smaller. In the afternoon, it was slightly larger, but now, it’s disgustingly big.
Grok Nation, May 6, 2016

Meant2Be: A Robot, She Wasn’t
I had just finished my delicious pulled pork sandwich at the bar when I saw him talking to a group of people. He was my comedian friend’s roommate, and his name was Danny Lobell.
The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles, Sept. 21, 2016

Branded Content

How to Light Your Home Office Space for Maximum Productivity
Your home office is your sanctuary for productivity. It’s the room where you spend upwards of eight hours per day, so it has to be a place where you feel comfortable enough to work. With the right kind of lighting, you can feel empowered to complete your to-do list and make sure all your necessary tasks get done.
Home Depot/PowerHomeBiz.com, Oct. 5, 2016

How NASA Answers Big Questions With Big Data
At any given time, NASA has more than a hundred satellites and devices on Earth and throughout the solar system collecting data. For NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), managing, analyzing, and storing this data is a round-the-clock job.
EMC/Forbes, Feb. 27, 2014

From Kimchi Fries to Shark Tank: The Chi’lantro BBQ Success Story
In 2010, Jae Kim had $30,000 in savings, a maxed out credit card, and a dream to open a business. With his own start-up capital, he bought a food truck and established Chi’lantro, a Korean BBQ and Mexican fast food mash-up.
LegalZoom, Dec. 2016 

 Standing Desks, Walking Meetings, and Other Easy Ways to Stay Fit at Work
Sitting too much is killing us all. We’re sitting an average of 9.3 hours a day, and this lack of activity has been linked to health problems like obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. We’re getting heavier and sicker just by having full-time office jobs.
WeWork/Creator Blog, March 27, 2016

Marketing Insights

Why Your Content Lacks Substance (and How to Fix It)
Anybody can go on Google, research a topic, and come up with content. For instance, in 2007, The New York Times came out with an article declaring that we see 5,000 ads and marketing messages per day. Since then, this particular research has been referenced countless times in different pieces of online content.
Marketo, Oct. 2015

Should Your Business Start a Podcast?
Podcasting started 12 years ago. But it wasn’t until the past few years that it gained traction among content marketers and content creators in general.
Content Harmony, Nov. 2016

How Google Approaches Content Creation as a B2B Marketer
About a year ago, Veronique Lafargue was working on Google Insights, a platform that transforms data into intelligence for businesses. Moving into her current role as the global head of content strategy for Google Apps for Work, Lafargue is responsible for building a loyal audience and making them aware of the capabilities of Google Apps.
NewsCred, July 29, 2016

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