Eye candy
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Eye candy

Warby Parker’s visionary business model By Leslie T. Snadowsky Warby Parker was founded in 2010 with a mission to inspire and impact the world with vision, purpose and style. It’s focused on becoming one of the most impactful brands in the world, inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs and consumers, transforming the eyewear and eye-care…

Investing 101
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Investing 101

Why timing the market is a loser’s game By Bonnie Conrad When you invest your money in the stock market, it is only natural to want to avoid bear market declines. After all, bear markets can take the value of stocks down 50 percent or more over the course of several years, a disconcerting drop…

Join the club
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Join the club

Improve your bottom line by mixing bogeys with business By Leslie T. Snadowsky Doug Weaver, former PGA Tour pro and director of instruction at Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, was playing a round of golf with a professional photographer and someone who managed a local hotel for a national brand. The…

On the side
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On the side

By Leslie T. Snadowsky Visionary side hustles deliver more than just cash Kimberly Porter saw the trend coming. “About 15 years ago, one of our students decided to go into business with some of his college friends hauling junk from people’s apartments and houses,” said Porter, the director of operations assessment and strategy at Pace…

When to explore the world of human resources
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When to explore the world of human resources

By Leslie T. Snadowsky Driven by a mission to enrich lives by connecting people to exceptional places, products and experiences, Outside Brands’ Outside Hilton Head offers customized group travel services, team-building programs, activities and specialty retail. The company’s Human Resources Director, Susan Edwards, manages up to 140 employees who take clients on multiple adventures including…

Seeing the light
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Seeing the light

Investing in visionaries By Leslie T. Snadowsky Bruce Wood has vision. The founder and managing partner of Hilton Head Capital Partners (HHCP) opened his registered investment advisory, fee-only fiduciary firm (RIA) in 2017 when he left Wells Fargo Advisors after 44 years as a banker and wire-house advisor. He entered the independent portfolio management world…