Value Added by Thomas Heath
Ex-NFL player Leigh Bodden finds a new career in fitness franchise
District native Leigh Bodden’s strategy of deferred gratification pays off with a productive post-career.
 
Value Added: Who said English teachers can’t get rich?
(The Washington Post, November 25, 2012; 6:07 PM)
 
Creating a buzz with winning and bold-faced names
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2012; 12:00 AM)
 
That server who just sold you a latte auditioned for that job through video
(The Washington Post, July 26, 2015; 1:44 PM)
 
Honoring the dead while minding costs
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2015; 9:44 PM)
 
Meet the Upenders, a family of entrepreneurs and innovators
(The Washington Post, July 5, 2015; 1:00 PM)
 
The Boland family has a pretty hot — and sticky — business
(The Washington Post, June 28, 2015; 2:00 PM)
 
Computer shredder turns corporate secrets into powder and shrapnel
(The Washington Post, June 21, 2015; 6:11 PM)
 
Bethesda businessman spins cash at the laundromat
(The Washington Post, June 14, 2015; 1:00 PM)
 
Healthy Back Store’s owner ready for his second chance
(The Washington Post, June 7, 2015; 9:25 PM)
 
Turnaround Artist: How a D.C. legend saved building supplier — and 400 jobs
(The Washington Post, May 31, 2015; 12:11 PM)
 
Moving customers, including military top brass, for up to $100M a year
(The Washington Post, May 24, 2015; 2:54 PM)
 
Cooking up profits in kitchen design includes the hard-boiled sciences
(The Washington Post, May 10, 2015; 12:23 PM)
 
Physicist-turned-businessman seeks opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2015; 6:06 PM)
 
Bethesda publisher went glossy when everyone else chased digital
(The Washington Post, April 26, 2015; 7:55 PM)
 
Want to be a successful networker? Follow this business legend.
(The Washington Post, April 19, 2015; 2:07 PM)
 
Why she left a $185,000 job to launch a D.C. fitness chain
(The Washington Post, April 12, 2015; 11:59 AM)
 
Wagner Roofing’s husband-wife team keeps the lid on Washington history
(The Washington Post, April 5, 2015; 11:36 PM)
 
Family-owned Capital Meat carves a beefy niche with customized cuts
(The Washington Post, March 29, 2015; 3:01 PM)
 
Every parent’s dream: Playing time is built into the price of this sports league
(The Washington Post, March 22, 2015; 2:10 PM)
 
Do you speak millennial? If yes, an advertising job may be yours.
(The Washington Post, March 15, 2015; 2:08 PM)
 
Value Added: This Eagle Scout plans to do good — and clean up — with soap
(The Washington Post, March 8, 2015; 12:59 PM)
 
Northrop employee reads tea leaves, sees millions, in Keurig coffee machine
(The Washington Post, March 1, 2015; 3:00 PM)
 
Keen Footwear founder works way up the body, tackling evils of bad posture
(The Washington Post, February 20, 2015; 11:00 PM)
 
After tech and tacos, real-life rocket scientist sets sights on your phone
(The Washington Post, February 15, 2015; 2:03 PM)
 
Forget the chocolate and roses. They strip down for charity.
(The Washington Post, February 8, 2015; 12:35 PM)
 
Havana family lost condo to communism;
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 12:19 PM)
 
Headaches selling luggage are nothing compared to dodging bullets in Beirut
(The Washington Post, January 18, 2015; 2:59 PM)
 
Eyewitness Surveillance helps secure car lots, but finds that next Chevy buyer, too
(The Washington Post, January 11, 2015; 2:47 PM)
 
From White House to Hilton Worldwide, business success is grit and not a little luck
(The Washington Post, January 3, 2015; 8:49 PM)
 
Former ‘America’s Most Wanted’ producer finds career fulfillment in the lowly pirogi
(The Washington Post, December 28, 2014; 4:25 PM)
 
Pakistan native tries to demystify his native country with software start-up
(The Washington Post, December 21, 2014; 12:56 PM)
 
Time Inc.’s Norman Pearlstine, an old-media lion, drives magazines into the digital age
(The Washington Post, December 14, 2014; 2:57 PM)
 
As investments roll in, Vox Media’s Bankoff tries to keep creativity alive
(The Washington Post, December 7, 2014; 2:47 PM)
 
Chevy Chase entrepreneur dispenses advice through Her Corner peer group
(The Washington Post, November 30, 2014; 12:54 PM)
 
The real dividends from Doggett Enterprises are paid with the charity it built
(The Washington Post, November 23, 2014; 3:02 PM)
 
Domain-name mogul Mike Mann will sell you happybirthday.com — for $2 million
(The Washington Post, November 16, 2014; 12:45 PM)
 
Smithsonian saves the day for entrepreneur’s blueprint business
(The Washington Post, November 9, 2014; 2:27 PM)
 
‘The Yelp of business software’ springs out of ping-pong culture at Virginia company
(The Washington Post, November 2, 2014; 5:42 PM)
 
Tessemae’s salad dressing hits Whole Foods, Safeway after humble start at family parties
(The Washington Post, October 26, 2014; 6:00 PM)
 
Fred Malek’s pursuit of success includes stops at West Point, White House, Marriott
(The Washington Post, October 5, 2014; 4:29 PM)
 
The Still Point founder, opening third spa in Columbia, turns acupuncture into profits
(The Washington Post, September 14, 2014; 2:22 PM)
 
Washington Nationals woo season-ticket fans with photos, autographs, discounts
(The Washington Post, September 28, 2014; 3:29 PM)
 
Mark Cuban, Jerry Yang among investors in Potomac wunderkind’s technology
(The Washington Post, September 21, 2014; 2:25 PM)
 
Thompson Creek carves niche as Washington home town window-maker
(The Washington Post, September 7, 2014; 12:42 PM)
 
Everything’s bright for Bethesda apps firm; clients include ESPN, Bacardi, Coast Guard
(The Washington Post, August 31, 2014; 3:58 PM)
 
Marine bankruptcy was business bootcamp; now runs profitable Alexandria moving firm
(The Washington Post, August 24, 2014; 9:04 PM)
 
Home security leads to retirement security for Vietnam vet, former Treasury employee
(The Washington Post, August 10, 2014; 1:28 PM)
 
Pottery Barn, Passon Fish and penthouses move Bethesda Row a step closer to Aspen
(The Washington Post, August 3, 2014; 6:16 PM)
 
His climb from Anacostia leads to Carlyle and Kilimanjaro — and a life-changing view
(The Washington Post, July 27, 2014; 4:59 PM)