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April 2018



Jonathan and Drew Scott Interview: An In-Depth Conversation with the Property Brothers

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Jonathan Scott & Drew Scott

Entrepreneurs, TV personalities and bestselling authors, Jonathan and Drew Scott are co-founders of Scott Brothers Global, which includes Scott Brothers Entertainment and Scott Living. The twin brothers are hosts of the Emmy-nominated Property Brothers, Brother vs. Brother and Property Brothers at Home, shows that are viewed by millions of fans in over 160 countries. In addition to their onscreen and social media success, Drew and Jonathan are a rising global lifestyle brand with multiple extensions into music, media and retail. They co-founded Scott Brothers Entertainment, which produces award-winning and engaging content in all genres for TV, film and digital platforms. […]



December 2011



Christopher Radko Interview: The Glass Menagerie of Christmas and the Artist Behind the Tree

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Christopher Radko

Christopher Radko is an iconic name in American home décor. He began designing and producing keepsake ornaments, gifts and home décor items in 1986. The entrepreneur sold his Christmas Company several years ago, but the legacy lives on in his beautiful creations. Radko’s articles can be seen in USA Today and The Huffington Post as he writes about finding spirit, cultural relevance and heart in all holidays. He is the author of Christopher Radko: Memories of Yesteryear, Christopher Radko’s Ornaments, Christopher Radko’s Heart of Christmas, and other books. “It just makes me feel good that the ornaments are in literally […]



November 2010



Rhonda Shear Interview: 'Up All Night' Host, Lingerie Queen, Raises Funds for St. Jude Children's Hospital

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Rhonda Shear

Rhonda Shear has become one of the most successful women’s designers in North America. The well-known host of the incredibly popular USA Network’s Up All Night and former beauty queen helms her multi-million dollar Rhonda Shear Intimates and is beloved for her quick wit, show stopping presence, and clever soundbites. This dynamic entrepreneur and Home Shopping Network (HSN) TV personality has combined her greatest strengths – beauty, brains, and (com) passion – to helm HSN’s celebrity team for this year’s St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 5K on Saturday, November 20. Twiggy, the world’s first supermodel, will be joining Shear at […]



July 2010



Lani Hay Interview: Top Female Entrepreneur Sets Sights on Virginia Governorship

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Lani Hay

Lani Hay, one of Fortune magazine’s top female business leaders of 2009, is a former intelligence officer and aviator who served honorably in the United States Navy for 9 years. After earning an MBA, Hay decided to start a business that would be less risky than most start-ups so she turned to federal contracting. Lanmark Technology provides the full range of information technology solutions, specialized program management services, and administrative support to clients in the federal government and commercial sectors. “I can’t say that I’ve felt discrimination as a woman even though I know many people don’t like me because […]