I'm Ira Glass, Host of This American Life, and This Is How I Work

Ira Glass is a writer, producer, storyteller, performer, and a familiar voice. His show This American Life has set the contemporary standard of nonfiction radio shows, and has influenced and inspired countless others to grab a mic and give podcasting a try. » 7/23/14 12:00pm Wednesday 12:00pm

I certainly was conscious of presenting myself as unique, knowing that sterling grades and good test scores were a prerequisite to exclusive schools anyway and a lot of people had them. A buddy of mine had better numbers than me but got rejected by some places; I was accepted to them all (not to braaag). My essay was… » 7/17/14 1:08pm 7/17/14 1:08pm

I'm Leila Janah, Social Entrepreneur, and This Is How I Work

Some people start a business to make money or create a product, but Leila Janah has bigger things in mind. At her company Samasource, she is helping people in poverty find dignified work online. » 7/16/14 12:00pm 7/16/14 12:00pm

I think my opinion's probably typical of people like me (who enjoy work and maybe have a bit of an entrepreneurial spirit, as opposed to, maybe, more... laid back people): I really have no plans or intentions to have kids, nor any real desire to, but it could certainly happen! Strong stance, I know. » 7/16/14 10:08am 7/16/14 10:08am