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)
 
‘Troubled kid’ turned his life around, then changed how events are planned
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2018; 4:06 PM)
 
Your chances of an IRS audit are way down. But keep it on the up and up.
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2018; 10:19 AM)
 
How to lose a lot of money in the stock market
(The Washington Post, March 30, 2018; 2:18 PM)
 
How this retailer started with pickleball paddles and built a $33 million business on Amazon
(The Washington Post, March 23, 2018; 3:45 PM)
 
International law firm associate swaps six-figure job for a career in cake pops
(The Washington Post, March 16, 2018; 5:17 PM)
 
The Northwest Washington lifestyle trap: $500,000 in income and still can’t save
(The Washington Post, March 2, 2018; 3:41 PM)
 
Kevin Durant, tech investor, has a new startup target: Students with dreams like the ones he had
(The Washington Post, February 23, 2018; 11:28 AM)
 
The latest mystery in publishing? That pulp is not dead.
(The Washington Post, February 16, 2018; 9:28 AM)
 
Can flotation therapy de-stress D.C.’s compulsive elites?
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2018; 1:32 PM)
 
He retooled a struggling furniture factory into a lean machine
(The Washington Post, January 12, 2018; 6:12 PM)
 
His next career move came to him on a stretcher — and now it’s a $400 million business
(The Washington Post, January 5, 2018; 3:33 PM)
 
They studied Blue Apron to figure out how to ship Maryland crabs to your home
(The Washington Post, December 1, 2017; 11:19 AM)
 
Can little Middleburg stay its ground against America’s retail apocalypse?
(The Washington Post, November 22, 2017; 12:08 PM)
 
The secret to building a $50 million company
(The Washington Post, November 17, 2017; 2:44 PM)
 
Exit strategy: They expanded their window business so someday they can sell it
(The Washington Post, November 10, 2017; 3:28 PM)
 
The plan: You get over a fear of public speaking — and she gets millions.
(The Washington Post, November 3, 2017; 6:19 PM)
 
How a government paralegal mastered portrait photography to make millions
(The Washington Post, October 27, 2017; 10:59 AM)
 
A hard-charging, decorated and retired Marine finds new reward in the antique-restoration business
(The Washington Post, October 13, 2017; 12:31 PM)
 
Here’s how to get your video footage into a TV show or movie
(The Washington Post, October 6, 2017; 4:39 PM)
 
Forget passion. This tutoring business grew out of a mother’s desperation.
(The Washington Post, September 29, 2017; 5:34 PM)
 
She gave up $100,000 a year job in banking for this: ‘World chocolate domination’
(The Washington Post, September 15, 2017; 2:55 PM)
 
Warren Buffett’s $100 billion problem
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2017; 4:21 PM)
 
How a little Capitol Hill kitchen store survives in the age of Amazon
(The Washington Post, September 1, 2017; 5:05 PM)
 
She built a $1.7 million beauty business while home-schooling her 14 children
(The Washington Post, August 25, 2017; 2:38 PM)
 
This D.C. florist’s secret to surviving 114 years and four generations
(The Washington Post, August 18, 2017; 5:53 PM)
 
My conversation with Warren Buffett about bridge, Bill Gates and a bus ride
(The Washington Post, August 4, 2017; 11:01 AM)
 
Meet the woman who gives bridge tips to Warren Buffett and Bill Gates
(The Washington Post, July 28, 2017; 3:07 PM)
 
A first lesson on the stock market: Don’t run from a good sale
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2017; 12:35 PM)
 
The versatile D.C. investor with a buzzy nonprofit
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2017; 2:55 PM)
 
This NASA analyst left a $200,000 job to sell cigars
(The Washington Post, July 7, 2017; 2:44 PM)
 
The little neighborhood bookstore that a venture capitalist would love
(The Washington Post, June 23, 2017; 3:01 PM)
 
A how-to guide from the ultra-rich: What to tell your kids about money
(The Washington Post, June 16, 2017; 1:28 PM)
 
Cubs’ win is a stitch in time for Bethesda needlepoint products company
(The Washington Post, June 9, 2017; 2:03 PM)
 
This vet wants to put your dog’s health record online. And get paid millions for it.
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2017; 1:30 PM)
 
For this luggage maker, taxes are a ‘bloodsucking parasite’ on his business
(The Washington Post, May 26, 2017; 5:11 PM)
 
Can this contraption really help you sleep on a plane?
(The Washington Post, May 19, 2017; 10:59 AM)
 
The terrifying downside to a start-up: Being too broke to feed your family
(The Washington Post, May 5, 2017; 10:17 AM)
 
More than a million patients flock to this website. Drug companies are in hot pursuit.
(The Washington Post, April 28, 2017; 8:25 AM)
 
Here’s how rich you have to be to not worry about getting dragged off a plane
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2017; 8:45 AM)
 
A boring business that Warren Buffett would love
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2017; 11:12 AM)
 
The next phase of the on-demand economy: Haircuts by delivery
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2017; 5:48 PM)
 
The economic theory of Dylan Seng, 18
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2017; 8:36 AM)
 
The dentist who became one of the richest people in Washington
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2017; 2:07 PM)
 
How a thing for Skee-Ball started a $3.2 million business
(The Washington Post, March 5, 2017; 8:12 PM)
 
A robotics company awaited this Israeli soldier at the end of his tunnel
(The Washington Post, February 24, 2017; 6:13 PM)
 
Arthur Levitt’s life of reinvention
(The Washington Post, February 17, 2017; 12:57 PM)
 
How Bach figures into free enterprise
(The Washington Post, February 10, 2017; 10:23 AM)