February 2017 Issue
People

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Memo from JB: Hold the Phone

Bypassing social media could be the catalyst we all need to reconnect. Read on »

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On the Road Again

How veteran athlete Laurie Allen keeps on keepin’ on two years after a paralyzing injury. Read on »

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Capitol Beat

State Representative Celia Israel updates us on the issues facing Austinites during Texas’ 85th Legislative session. Read on »

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Three

That’s the number of female African-American architects in Austin. Read on »

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A Dancing Success

Melody Afkami is out to show there’s more to movement than high endorphins. Read on »

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Certification Central

Here’s the lowdown on being designated a woman- or minority-owned business. Read on »

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The Human Connection

Elaine Garza, the cool and collected chief behind Giant Noise, the public-relations behemoth she founded more than 10 years ago, has mastered the art of engaging conversation and honest communication. The key, she tells us, is simply making a genuine connection. Read on »

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K is for Kindness

For the past seven years, Kelly Krause’s job has been to get to know people, first as the publicity maven and now as the chief content creator for the South By Southwest Conference and Festivals. However, her more recent unofficial job has been to cultivate the life-changing lesson she taught herself nearly four years ago. Read on »

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