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Lydia Belanger

Lydia Belanger

Entrepreneur Staff / Associate Editor
Lydia Belanger is an associate editor at Entrepreneur.com. She writes about how companies and their founders are solving problems in our connected and conflicted world. Her interests include the retail industry, the gig economy, social entrepreneurship and surprising business applications of emerging technologies. She previously worked as a contributing researcher for Wired.

More From Lydia Belanger

Behavior

Think You Sound Confident and in Control? Your Voice Says Otherwise.

Turns out you use different pitches with different types of people. It's a matter of dominance.
Instagram Icon

This Former Math Teacher Now Gets Paid to Travel the World and Take Pictures of Her Meals

Jessica Hirsch started @cheatdayeats on Instagram as a hobby. Now her job is to post about her indulgent experiences.
LGBT

How 10 Brands, Including Apple and Facebook, Celebrated Pride 2017

For these companies, commemorating Pride is about more than sporting rainbow colors.
Trump & Business

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Part of Trump's Travel Ban to Take Effect

The ban 'may not be enforced against foreign nationals who have a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.'
Infographics

Habits Are Hard to Break and Checking Email Is No Exception

The majority of Americans say they have more email to deal with than they did three years ago.
Taking Risks

This Founder Is a Gambler at Heart. Learn How Risk Led Him to Opportunity.

The founder of a precious metals company shares how risk-taking shaped his life and business.
Small Business Heroes

Why This Former White House Aide Thinks People Deserve More From Banks

Aspiration Bank lets customers pay what they want, donates to charity and helps people make socially responsible decisions with their money.
Leadership

Why Some People in Positions of Power Show Signs of Brain Damage

When people gain power, they sometimes lose the ability to empathize with others.
Amazon

Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods for a Whopping $13.7 Billion -- Is It a Good Deal?

The grocery chain will continue to operate stores under the Whole Foods brand.
Company Culture

How This Founder Sticks to Her Principles and Stays Open Minded at the Same Time

Ilaina Edison recognized that if she wanted to incorporate hospitality into her medical practice, flexibility and patience would be key.
Growth Strategies

This Woman Wants to Run Harlem's First Billion-Dollar Startup

Uncharted Play founder Jessica O. Matthews decided to double down on her founding principles and give back to Harlem.
Growth Strategies

This Founder Is Broadening Americans' Culinary Horizons While Empowering Refugees

Manal Kahi says the employees of her catering business Eat Offbeat are 'refugees by status, but chefs by nature.'
Coworking

Why This Legacy Company Is Betting on a Glass Highrise Vision of the Flexible Workspace

Servcorp, decades older than WeWork, sees a remote-work future without foosball tables and 'Hustle Harder' posters.
Franchise

After Fleeing Iran, This Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream

Since escaping Iran, Nick Nasrollahi is now part-owner of seven Checkers locations.