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From struggling teenager to CEO: How personal experiences shaped Jamison Monroe’s approach to mental healthcare

Newport Academy

As a teenager and young adult, Jamison Monroe Jr. struggled with depression and anxiety. When he recovered, he decided to give back by opening Newport Academy, a comprehensive treatment center for teens with mental health issues. Here, Monroe discusses how his personal experiences shaped the academy’s approach to treating teens, and what lessons his career in mental health has held for his own parenting.

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The top 4 obstacles that cause new company presidents to fail

According to Business Insider, “50 to 70 percent of executives fail within the first 18 months of promotion into an executive role, either from within or coming from outside the organization.” It’s even harder for a new president to succeed, but if you can remove the following four obstacles, you might be able to reverse those odds.

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Beyond startups: Daymond John’s latest venture extends the benefits of co-working to established brands

Daymond John

When you think of co-working spaces, you probably have in mind an incubator where startups can work together to get off the ground — or a hip, millennial-oriented space where freelancers congregate. But Daymond John, the serial entrepreneur who is best known as one of the investors on ABC’s Shark Tank, had a different idea. In the heart of Manhattan, John has created blueprint + co., a co-working space that caters specifically to established companies.

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