In 2006, Michael and Rick Mast were just two brothers with a penchant for creative food made in interesting ways. Born in Iowa, they relocated to Brooklyn and promptly became players in the neighborhood’s burgeoning artisan scene. They experimented with various foods—pickles, cured meats, beer and the like—but they soon discovered they had a knack for chocolate. Read More

One of the only things I can still recite from school is Robert Frost’s poem “The Road Not Taken.” I have always craved that overgrown path in the wilderness, even though it scares me.

But I definitely didn’t set out to go against the system when I created IF:Gathering, a nonprofit for women who desire to equip and unleash our lives for the glory of God and the good of people.

It began as more of a hunch than a vision. Read More

The Internet went into a happy meltdown in July when J.K. Rowling posted a new Harry Potter short story to Pottermore, the official fansite of the boy who lived. The story featured a grown-up Harry with “threads of silver” in his hair, and was written in the style of a gossip column. It was a comforting gift for millions of Harry Potter fans. The only thing it really lacked, like so many similar exercises, was courage. Read More

7 Ways to Find Your Calling

The clues to figuring out what you were made to do are closer than you might think. Read More

Designer Matthew Hirsch knows that it’s a tough job market out there, and it can be hard to stand out from the crowd at times. That’s why he designed a resume that, at the very, least will stand out from the crowd of LinkedIn emails. Designed to look like a classic Hershey’s chocolate bar, the “Hirschy’s Milk Chocolate Thank You” contains all of his qualifications, credentials and contact info on the wrapping of a delicious candy bar. Each one is even personalized for prospective employers ... Discuss

4 Ways to Use Failure Well

The upsides of being brought down. Read More