Phenomenal You Series: Nicole Booz


This past week I had the opportunity to interview the beauty and brains behind one of my favorite online communities, GenTwenty. Nicole and I connected through the online magazine's partnership program, but after reading another interview she had done, and briefly interacting with her through email, I came to realize that not only is she is a genuine sweetheart, her vision is something that we as ...

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DPY – Honor Your Craft


Inspired by a snailmail note, that absolutely came at the right time. Dear Phenomenal Yetti, You've been given a gift. You've been blessed with a purpose. You know your passions. So now learn to honor your craft. Stop shying away from compliments. Stop assuming the absolute worst of your vision and product. Enjoy your hard work. Bask in that hard work. Reward yourself for that hard work. ...

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8 Tips to Prepare You For Living in New York City

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Feature written for GenTwenty. This time three years ago, I attempted to become a New Yorker, but failed miserably. My meals consisted of frozen meals and Dominos pizza. My weekdays consisted of going to work, and coming home to watch Love & Hip-Hop. Honestly, I just didn’t feel like I fit in. When people think of NYC everyone sees the bright lights, the storylines from Sex and The City, the ...

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