Archive | 06/01/2012

Best Job Ever: Sara Spearin, Donut Queen (And Her Tips For Creating a Donut Cake!)

As the founder and owner of San Francisco's beloved Dynamo Donut and Coffee, Sara Spearin's daily routine involves transforming dough into mouthwatering flavors ranging from Lemon Sichuan to Chocolate Star Anise. Since today is National Donut Day, we couldn't think of a better way to celebrate than to ask the "Donut Queen" to show off her skills, share her tips on making the perfect donut cake, and fill us in on what it's like having the best job ever. Read more »

Business Savvy Sites for the Business Savvy Gal

When I first started ModCloth out of my dorm room, it quickly became clear that I had a lot to learn about how things ran in the fashion industry. Processes like buying, networking, and fundraising seemed intimidating when I first faced them – but now, with ModCloth boasting three offices and over three hundred employees, I’m proud to say I’ve picked up a few things. It wasn’t without some guidance, however. Here are a few of my favorite resources for women who are looking to get started in the business world. Read more »

Words to Work By with Ann Miura-Ko

All of us here at ModCloth are fortunate to come to work with inspiring women each and every day. Before closing out our career-focused stylebook, Nine to Fine, we sat down with Floodgate Partner and ModCloth investor, Ann Miura-Ko, …

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