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Business and Travel Articles

When Your First Company is Working but Another is Beckoning New York Times and International Herald Tribune 2013

Checking In After Checkout: Hotels Work Harder to Collect Customer Feedback
The New York Times
and International Herald Tribune, Economic Times (India), Las Vegas Herald, St. Louis Star 2013

The 'Smart' Trend in Hotels New York Times and International Herald Tribune 2013

Small Business Case Study: Offering Insurance and the Affordable Care Act
The New York Times
and International Herald Tribune 2013

Speedy Check-in Lets Guests Bypass the Front Desk
The New York Times and
International Herald Tribune 2013

Taxi, Bike or Boat?
The New York Times,
International Herald Tribune 2013

Sifting for Eager Customers in a Treasure Trove of Data
The New York Times
and International Herald Tribune 2012

Hotel Product Offerings Beyond the Bathrobe
The New York Times
and International Herald Tribune 2012

A Lounge Feel In Hotel Meeting Rooms
The New York Times, July 2012
                 International Herald Tribune

When Moms travel
The New York Times, April 2012

Syndicated to Seattle Times

Victims of Tighter Tipping
The New York Times, 2012

International Herald Tribune, Boston Globe, Seattle Times

Farewell to the Business Center
The New York Times, 2012

International Herald Tribune, Seattle Times

Tending to the Loyalists
The New York Times,  2012

International Herald Tribune, Seattle Times

Putting the Staff Up in Style
The New York Times, September 2011

Hotels Turn to Social Media to Connect With Travelers
The New York Times, April 2011

Seattle Firm Struggles In the Biggest Market
The New York Times, 2011

Lots of small ways apps can make big money
The Seattle Times, 2011

A Passport Is the Easy Part
The New York Times, 2011

International Herald Tribune

Give a gift of geek for holidays
Seattle Times, December 2010

Taking the Family (and the Briefcase) on the Road
The New York Times, August 2010

International Herald Tribune

Hotels Book Unusual Events to Draw in the Public
The New York Times, May 2010

International Herald Tribune

The Boss: Not the Retiring Type
The New York Times, April 2010

The Boss: The Road to the Cure
The New York Times, January 2010

New Crop of Job Hunters (With Microsoft Resumes)
The New York Times, March 2009

Helping Patients Get Back on All Four Feet
The New York Times, July 2009

Finding New Employees, via Social Networks
The New York Times, May 2009

Up on the Roof, New Jobs in Solar Power
The New York Times, December 2008

Navigators for the College Bound
The New York Times, September 2008

SUITS; Walking the Walk, Tightening the Belt
The New York Times,  September 2008

Write a Check? The New Philanthropist Goes Further
The New York Times, March 2007  PDF

The Google Way: Give Engineers Room
The New York Times, October 2007

Minding The Meeting, or Your Computer?
The New York Times, August 2007

The Hospital Worked Wonders. Can You Return the Favor?
The New York Times, August 2007

The Art of Buying Art, With the Help of an Advisor
The New York Times May 2007

Western Snow Without the Celebrity Scene
The New York Times, March 2008

For Your Pet, a Policy All Its Own
The New York Times February 2008

A Badge of Childhood, Now Worn by More Adults
The New York Times January 2007

The Hasty Hello
The New York Times January 2007

Couples Who Run the House for Others
The New York Times October 2006

Image Help Isn't Only for the Famous
The New York Times September 2006

Golfing and Gardening (and Working) in Retirement  The New York Times May 2006 

Free to Be Yourself (by Hiring a Personal Assistant)   The New York Times February 2006

When PayPal Becomes the Back Office                    The New York Times December 2005

Tokyo Time Killers
Fast Company July 2005

Virtual Darkness
Fast Company Magazine  May 2005

Buy Bracelets PDF
Fast Company Magazine  April 2005

The Wonder Years
Entrepreneur Magazine  March 2004 

Top Ten Things For Families To Do In Seattle
Child Magazine  August 2004


To Grandmother's House We Go -- Planning a Family Reunion
Child Magazine June-July 2004

Attack of the Sequel King!
Fast Company  December 2003

Gold Bond
Entrepreneur Magazine  March 2003


 

 

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Technology Articles

Business Cards Give Way to Cell Phone Apps
The New York Times and
International Herald Tribune 2012

Spare Time, Strange City
The New York Times,  2012

International Herald Tribune and San Jose Mercury News

School's Out but Screen Time Limits should Remain
The Seattle Times 2012 

Laptop Protection for Teens and Tweens
The Seattle Times 2012 

Helping Teens Navigate Facebook
The Seattle Times 2012 

Pinterest: Online Pinboard Draws a Crowd
The Seattle Times 2012 

Temptation To Overshare Online Can Haunt Teens
The Seattle Times 2012 

Getting Kids Into Computer Programming
The Seattle Times 2012 

Teaching Teens Basic Cyber Safety Rules
The Seattle Times 2012 

Videos Games Parents and Kids Can Agree On
The Seattle Times 2012 

Online Monitoring: Do you know your child's passwords?
Parent Map March  2011

Setting limits for your multitasking teen
Parent Map January  2011

 

Health Articles

Apps for Eating Right on the Road
The New York Times
and International Herald Tribune 2012

The App as Health Aide
The New York Times, June 2012

Factory Efficiency Comes to the Hospital
The New York Times, July 2010

If All Doctors Had More Time to Listen
The New York Times, June 2009

Concentrate on the Workout? No, Thanks
The New York Times, March 2010

Favorite Articles

Easing Tussle with Teens over Tech Use
The Seattle Times January, 2012 

Economy to Entrepreneurs: Turn Back
The New York Times, September 2008 

Book Lovers Ask, What's Seattle's Secret?
The New York Times, March 2008

An Allowance That's Measured in Minutes, Not Cents
The New York Times, November 2007

24 Rolls of Toilet Paper, a Tub of Salsa and a Plasma TV
The New York Times, January 2007

Come On, Buy Some Stuff. It'll Really Help My School
The New York Times, October 2005

Listen, Kid, You Have to Be Tough to Make It in This Business Today
The New York Times, July 2005


Microsoft Millionaires come of Age
The
New York Times, May 2005
Syndicated to International Herald Tribune and others

Parenting Articles

Extracurricular Activities and The College Application
Parent Map
2012

Learning Disabilities: How to Advocate for Your Child
Parent Map 2011

The Benefits of Volunteering for Teens
Parent Map 2011

For Those Born Rich, Lessons in How to Stay That Way
The New York Times October 2007

Around the Campfire, Global Ghost Stories
The New York Times June 2007

Looking for an Edge? Private Coaching, by the Hour  
The New York Times February 2007  PDF

For the Autistic, a Gift Of Common Ground PDF
The New York Times November 2006

This Halloween, Superheroes Will Head to the Mall
The New York Times October 2006

The Long (and Sometimes Expensive) Road to the SAT
The New York Times May 2006

Low-Cost Workouts for Young Minds
The New York Times April 2006

A Vacation Isn't All Fun and Games for the Nanny
The New York Times, September 2005

It Pays to Have a Smart Child, but It Can Cost, Too The New York Times January 2006

Nearly Being There
Fast Company July, 2005

From Rinds to Riches PDF
Oriental Express, Shanghai  February 2004

Maternal Instincts
Child Magazine July 2003

Giving Articles

In Crisis, Remote Access

The New York Times November 10, 2008

Syndicated to International Herald Tribune

Science Articles

Invisible Danger? Parents Look Inside the Lunchbox

The New York Times March 12, 2006

Pushing the Genetic Envelope PDF
Oriental Express, Shanghai  April 16, 2004

Magazine Cover Stories

Inside The Smartest Little Company in America
Cover Story, Inc Magazine


The New Face of Self Employment
Cover story, Inc Magazine 

 

 


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