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First there was Chillhouse. Then there was Chillology. And then things were not chill. It started with Cyndi Ramirez-Fulton, founder and CEO of Chillhouse, which is a Manhattan-based “new-age spa.” The company has attracted more than 100,000 Instagra
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Meet the Man Behind Burger King's and Popeyes' Viral Marketing Campaigns
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The founder of the $2 billion business shares how she's grown as a leader, how she pays it forward, and how she handles bad news.
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