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Cynthia Boris

Cynthia Boris

Cynthia Boris is a freelance writer who specializes in small business marketing, social media, technology and entertainment. She watches more TV than any two average people and credits it with teaching her how to survive a zombie attack and choose the perfect wedding dress.

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Most Recent Posts by Cynthia Boris
  • The Profit: A Lack of Passion Sinks Family Business

    70% of second generation business fail. Why? Because the children who inherit the businesses often lack the passion and skills to keep it going. Marcus Lemonis found that out first hand when he visited a Pasadena flower shop in this week's episode of The Profit.
  • TV Reporter Fired Over Blog Post - When Personal Becomes Public

    In 2011, TV reporter Shea Allen started a blog on Blogger. She posted five times the first year, once in 2012 and five times in 2013 before everything came crashing down. In a rare moment of boredom, Shea wrote a funny post she called "Confessions of a Red-Headed Reporter" and that post got her fired.
  • CNBC's The Profit: A Lack of Communication Cripples Car Cash

    Marcus Lemonis says that people are the reason so many businesses fail in America. And he made his point loud and clear on the premiere of his new TV series The Profit.
  • Supermarket Superstars Go Global

    We all bring our family history to the work with us on a daily basis. We are a product of the culture we experienced in our childhoods. But as much as some people try to shake their past, your history can help you bring a new perspective to everything you do.
  • Designers Learn How to (Make It) Work on a New Season of Project Runway

    A new season of Project Runway is here with a whole new crop of talented designers. This year, the show chose a large number of contestants who use fabric in unusual ways. Karen uses her photography skills to create her own fabrics, Justin sews pennies into his shirts and creates shoulder details out of straight pins, and Sandro turns a crochet fishnet into a dress.
  • House of Curves: Is it Friendship Before Business or the Other Way Around?

    The WeTV reality series House of Curves, follows full-figured fashion designer Kenyatta Jones on her journey from boutique biz to major player. Under her Bella Rene label, Kenyatta produces sexy dresses, fitted power suits and trendy casual clothes for younger, full-figured women.
  • Big Brother Contestants Get Canned for Racist Remarks on Live Feed

    On the reality series, Big Brother, contestants live in a small house with a group of strangers while cameras roll 24 hours a day, recording everything they say and do. They also know that anything that doesn't violate primetime censorship rules could end up on one of the three episodes CBS airs in a week.
  • Creative Careers: Interview With Film and TV Composer Nathan Fleet

    Nathan Fleet loves movies and music, and he can play the Star Wars Cantina Band song on the guitar. So it's not surprising that he makes his living as a film and television composer. When he's not scoring movies, he's making them.
  • Creative Careers: Interview with Reality Show Producer Karri-Leigh Mastrangelo

    Karri-Leigh Mastrangelo is a reality show producer whose credits include "Ready For Love," "Cheerleader Nation" and one of the most popular reality franchises "The Bachelor."
  • 5 Inspiring Films About Working Women

    In the new movie 'The Heat', Sandra Bullock plays a straight-laced FBI agent who is forced to team up with a foul-mouthed, streetwise cop (Melissa McCarthy) in order to bring down a dangerous drug lord. Though their drive and their motives are worthwhile, neither character is a great role model for young women. Looking for a more inspiring female-oriented movie? Check out these five movies about working women who made a difference in the world.

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