John Patrick Pullen

John Patrick Pullen

Based in Portland, Ore., John Patrick Pullen covers travel, business and tech for Men's Journal, Fortune and others.

30 Recent Stories

4 Devices for Your Mobile Workforce
Mobile

4 Devices for Your Mobile Workforce

Stay on top of business from anywhere with these 4G wireless smartphones, tablets and computers.
Why Transparency Is Essential to a Trusting Staff
Business Management

Why Transparency Is Essential to a Trusting Staff

Transparent businesses not only have more loyal employees, but better brainstorming sessions and more productivity.
Security

Tech Startups That Are Strengthening Real-World Security

These can be dangerous times, but thanks to these innovative, crime-fighting companies, we all might be a little safer.
Emerging Tech: 9 International Startup Hubs to Watch
News and Trends

Emerging Tech: 9 International Startup Hubs to Watch

Beyond the U.S., these are the places you'll find financial and other support for innovation in technology.
5 Must-Have Travel Tech Items
Technology

5 Must-Have Travel Tech Items

Travel productively with these out-of-office assistants that do everything from track your luggage to organize your expenses.
The Benefits of Unconventional Hiring Practices
Hiring Center

The Benefits of Unconventional Hiring Practices

Why Aaron Muderick believes hiring more than 500 special needs employees is good for business.
How an Endurance Coach Helped Change Running Shoes
Profiles

How an Endurance Coach Helped Change Running Shoes

Running expert Eric Orton developed a new shoe to help athletes put their best foot forward.
Mobile App Helps Bars Manage Changing Beer Selections
Business Ideas

Mobile App Helps Bars Manage Changing Beer Selections

Taplister helps customers and bartender up-to-date on what's being poured at their favorite bars.
3 Tiny, Ultra-Affordable Computing Options for Business
Office Tech

3 Tiny, Ultra-Affordable Computing Options for Business

Think the Raspberry Pi is the only computer unit that costs less than $100? Consider these alternatives.
3 Email Apps to Rework Your Workflow
Apps & Software

3 Email Apps to Rework Your Workflow

However you use your inbox, your default mail client probably isn't enough.
Ready for Windows 8? 4 Touchscreen PCs and Tablets
Office Tech

Ready for Windows 8? 4 Touchscreen PCs and Tablets

Tap into Microsoft's touch-driven operating system with these Windows 8 devices.
World-Champion Skier Jeremy Bloom's Unconventional Path to Entrepreneurship
Profiles

World-Champion Skier Jeremy Bloom's Unconventional Path to Entrepreneurship

He missed his shot at Olympic gold, his football career was sidelined by injuries. He has dabbled in modeling and TV presenting. Now, the golden boy may have finally found his footing, in what once wo
3 Traits That Can Make or Break a Businessperson
Leadership

3 Traits That Can Make or Break a Businessperson

Self-made business people will tell you that it's not what you've done, but how you did it that matters most.
What 3-D Printing Could Mean for Small Businesses
Technology

What 3-D Printing Could Mean for Small Businesses

How the additive manufacturing trend could help you grow your business.
Gadgets to Make Office Life More Enjoyable
Technology

Gadgets to Make Office Life More Enjoyable

Show you care by installing one of these comforting, fun and collaborative devices at your business.
How to Protect Your Small Business Against a Cyber Attack
Security

How to Protect Your Small Business Against a Cyber Attack

Follow these steps to boost your company's security measures and thwart hackers -- keeping yourself, your employees and your customers safe.
Web Startup Ensures Shipping Refunds
Shipping Center

Web Startup Ensures Shipping Refunds

71lbs works with small businesses to make sure their shipments are taken care of.
A Family Business With an Open-Minded Hiring Policy
Profiles

A Family Business With an Open-Minded Hiring Policy

Dave's Killer Bread, a Milwaukie, Ore.-based family business, gives ex-cons a second chance.
4 Hard Drives to Protect Your Business Data
Technology

4 Hard Drives to Protect Your Business Data

Back up your bytes and supplement your data storage with these hard drives.
Top Tech Trends From CES 2013
Office Tech

Top Tech Trends From CES 2013

From enormous tablets and TVs to a refrigerator loaded with apps, a look at the tech that's driving our business and personal lives.
CES 2013: New Gadgets That Solve Business Problems
Office Tech

CES 2013: New Gadgets That Solve Business Problems

Get the job done better, safer and faster with these new technologies.
CES 2013: A 'Healthy' Outlook for Gadgets
Office Tech

CES 2013: A 'Healthy' Outlook for Gadgets

Combining baby boomers' needs with tech's newest innovations may create this year's strongest electronics category.
Gadgets That Can Battle the Elements
Technology

Gadgets That Can Battle the Elements

These tablets, smartphones and laptops and other fortified tech can take a beating and still keep working.
5 Tech Startups Worth Watching at CES 2013
Office Tech

5 Tech Startups Worth Watching at CES 2013

More entrepreneurs are expected to exhibit at this year's big tech event. Here's a look at some of the most interesting among them.
How One Entrepreneur Turned Restaurant Waste into a Business
Business Ideas

How One Entrepreneur Turned Restaurant Waste into a Business

Chris Anderson, founder of Golden Fuel Systems, makes straight vegetable oil (SVO) conversion kits for diesel vehicles.
Online Training Platform Gives Job Seekers a Boost
Technology

Online Training Platform Gives Job Seekers a Boost

LearnUp.me turns job seekers into qualified candidates by helping them bone up on in-demand skills.
Local Advertising Connects With Customers Using Inside Jokes
Advertising

Local Advertising Connects With Customers Using Inside Jokes

Consider 'out-of-home' ads to connect with locals.
Best New Desktop Computers for Your Business
Office Tech

Best New Desktop Computers for Your Business

Today's all-in-one desktop computers mix cutting-edge tech, svelte style and gorgeous displays.
Work Smarter With These Computer Input Devices
Office Tech

Work Smarter With These Computer Input Devices

Styluses, wireless keyboards and other devices to boost your efficiency.
4 Apps for Increasing Customer Loyalty
Apps & Software

4 Apps for Increasing Customer Loyalty

Reward your tried-and-true customers with these smartphone-based loyalty programs.

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