Lana Pozhidaeva

Lana Pozhidaeva is a Columnist at Grit Daily. Lana is also the Founder of WE Talks, a NYC-based monthly event series for female entrepreneurs and professionals. “WE” stands for Women’s Empowerment, Encouragement, and Entrepreneurship. WE Talks is one of NYC’s fastest growing professional communities (monthly growth exceeding 50%) with 300+ women attending its latest gatherings.

Fyli makes a big bet on vulnerability and women entrepreneurs are taking note

Just the right environment for clear thinking can change the course of any business — or life — for that matter. Or at least that’s the thinking behind Fyli, a think-tank meets meetup group geared towards women entrepreneurs. Fyli founded by entrepreneurs Summer YL and Jaclynn Brennan, brings together a room of diverse thinkers and dreamers who can shift conversations, add opinions and feedback and contribute different perspectives with what the duo call “clarity and...

Hillary Clinton and Warren Buffett swear by this one brand of chocolate

Testimonials are hard to come by. Celebrity ones — even more so. But that’s not the case for Chocolatier Milene Jardine, which is converting chocolate-lovers to its adventurous flavors that include hibiscus flower and hard-to-come-by Sicilian lemons. Grit Daily caught up with Milene Jardine of the eponymous brand to dig in on the latest in luxury yet affordable chocolates. Your palette can thank us later.  Grit Daily: You had your own interesting ventures before Milene Jardine....

Yuno enters the energy drinks market with its own Japanese “spin” on flavor

Consumer appetites for energy drinks has yet to wane, with Red Bull, Monster, Rock Star, Amp, Celsius, and Bang — among many others — seeing steadily rising sales. That growth continues to attract new competition; the latest coming from Yuno 由 (Yuu) 乃 (no), which grounded its chemistry in a combination of Eastern medicine and science. Grit Daily caught up with Shenkeri “Nika” Chandramohan for a deeper dive and a taste of Yuno’s impending launch. Grit Daily: You...

Sundays are relaxing and mindful. It could also be your next favorite nail salon.

Amy Ling, who came to the US from China, could not get a job at a restaurant. Now she is running three nail salons in the busiest areas of NYC. After her first-hand experience of working in the business, Amy is now addressing the use of harmful chemicals in the workplace — as well as the toxic chemicals found in nail polish. Founded on the belief that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your health for beauty, Ling’s nail care brand, Sundays, is a self-styled “lifestyle brand”...

Ash Mishal’s “Ultra Leadership Method” shows you it’s all in your mind and corporate execs are loving it

Ashmoret “Ash” Mishal is an Ultra-Marathon champion and a serial entrepreneur. For most, topping the charts in any sport would be enough to satisfy a lifetime. But Ash wasn’t having it. She dedicated the past eight years of her life to teaching business leaders how physical challenges and perceived limitations can be transferred into success in business. Curious, Grit Daily sat down with Ash to learn more about her own methods and what went into bridging what she learned from sports and...

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