Joan Oleck

Joan Oleck

Entrepreneur Staff
Associate Editor
Joan Oleck is an associate contributors editor at Entrepreneur. She has previously worked for Business Week, Newsday and the trade magazine Restaurant Business, where a cover story she wrote won the Jesse Neal Award.

More From Joan Oleck

Can a 'Heartstrings' Approach Help Make Marijuana More Acceptable to Voters?

The new documentary '#LegalizeIt' aims to find out.
Halloween

Plans to Sell a 'Witch Kit' Spelled Trouble for Sephora

Before your company makes light of witches for Halloween, consider this: They're a real thing. And they don't ride broomsticks.
Writing

Become a Better Business Writer in 2 Easy Steps -- a No-Tears Guide

A new series on good writing, starting with some of those annoying grammar rules you should have learned in high school -- but didn't.
Social Media

Geoffrey Owens Never Deserved What He Got. Job-Shaming Is Just Plain Tacky.

When your family is counting on you in down times, you do what you gotta do.
native americans

From Indian Country Comes Word: 'Native Business' Wants to Empower Native Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship means much more there than casinos and tribal gift shops. Just ask Gary and Carmen Davis.
Interviews

Children, Canines or Felines Interrupting Your Interview? 4 Pros Demonstrate How to Keep Your Cool.

Social media is all over several hilarious interruptions during recent TV news shows. Here's how the 'victims' handled it.
Teen Entrepreneurs

'Summer Camp' Has Moved Beyond Campfires and Crafts. Now, There's 'Camp CEO.'

Each summer, Girl Scouts of America councils host camp programs designed to familiarize teen girls with the foundations of entrepreneurship.

Hangover-Proof Beer Infused With THC and CBDs? Cheers!

California-based Cannabiniers is preparing to debut five varieties of suds for cannabis lovers.
Gun control

Facebook Bans Gun-Accessory Ads for Readers Below Age 18

The social media giant's move is one of many from the corporate world in the wake of the Parkland shootings.
Business Ideas

Need to Find Your Beloved Just the Right Engagement Ring? Here's a New Way How.

Call it the 'Warby Parker effect.' The try-on-at-home model is coming to a jewelry store near you, or, more accurately, your front door.
Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg's Name Must Go, Says a Group of San Francisco General Hospital Employees

Privacy concerns over patient data are the main cause for the protest. But local gentrification may be helping to fuel it.
Alcohol

Illegal Moonshine in Brooklyn? This Entrepreneur Says Not.

A winery owner was arrested for illegal manufacture and storage of grappa and brandy on May 9 -- the first such case in nearly 60 years.
Freelancers

The Fact That It Took Me 17 Years to Be Fairly Compensated Shows Freelancers Are Not Afraid to Use Their Legal Muscle

The settlement of the Electronic Rghts copyright suit is sending a message to business owners.

Sarah Jessica Parker Shares What Motivates Her, and What Scares Her

In an interview at the Tribeca Film Festival, the 'Divorce' and 'Sex and the City' star talked about Cynthia Nixon's run for governor and a whole lot more.
Virtual Reality

'This Is Climate Change' Tells an Urgent Message Via Virtual Reality

Whether you're selling a product or a societal warning like global warming, VR is the wave of the future.
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