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Monday, August 15, 2022

Link Up

Connecting stories in the February/March 2012 Evansville Business issue to the context of world events, this edition of Link Up brings the Internet to you. No Google search required.

Are You Getting Enough Zzz’s?
Although local pathologist Mary Gamblin decided early in life to become a doctor, her third year of medical school led her to her specialty. Needing more sleep than her surgical rotations allowed, Gamblin, featured in this issue’s Evansville Business (“The Right Path”), chose pathology. While her current 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. work day is by no means short, Gamblin is getting plenty of rest. Here, have a look at some of today’s most sleep-deprived and well-rested careers.

Creative Locks
In the feature story, “Mane Focus,” we discuss the unique business model that salon owner Shannon Woolsey uses in her Virginia Street shop, Shannon Aleksandr Salon & Spa, where each of her 24 service providers work for her. It’s an unusual approach in an industry where the norm is booth rentals. This site in no way represents the type of award-winning services provided by the salon, voted "Best Salon" and "Best Place to Get a Massage" in Evansville Living‘s 2012 "Best of Evansville"; however, check out these fun, and often outrageous, hairstyles from some creatives in their own right.

A Good Read
In “A-Game,” we talked with three local business executives about their biggest influences and what they do to stay on top. Here, The Economist presents its quarterly list of business books it claims are worth looking into.

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