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Entrepreneurship: Finding the Right Corporate Message Isn’t Always Easy

Supported by Business Day Finding the Right Corporate Message Isn’t Always Easy Photo Hildy Kuryk, founder of the consulting firm Artemis Strategies, which advises companies on how to reach socially conscious millennials. Credit Karsten Moran for The New York Times Hildy Kuryk was thinking about working at a hedge fund. “I think you’ll find it boring,” Anna Wintour told her. It was 2013, and Ms. Kuryk — who had just left her post as the national finance director of the Democratic National Committee — was at Condé Nast seeking career advice from the well-connected Vogue editor in chief.
Ms. Wintour was right. After a couple of meetings, Ms. Kuryk knew the finance game was not for her.
Instead, Ms. Kuryk soon found herself back at Condé Nast, no longer looking for a job but serving as Vogue’s director of communications, and the media gatekeeper to Ms. Wintour (who doubles as the artistic director of Condé Nast).
But in June, Ms. Kuryk decided to strike out on her own and start a con..

Bomb in Syria Kills 2 Members of U.S.-Led Coalition

Bomb in Syria Kills 2 Members of U.S.-Led Coalition
Two members of the United States-led coalition fighting in Syria were killed and five others wounded by a bomb in a late-night attack, the military said on Friday.
The attack took place about 11 p.m. local time on Thursday, and used “an improvised explosive device,” the United States Central Command, which directs American forces in the region, said in a statement.
It did not reveal the identities or nationalities of the service members involved, how seriously the survivors were hurt, or where in Syria the attack occurred.
“The names of the deceased will be released at the discretion of the pertinent national authorities,” it said. “Details pertaining to the incident are being withheld pending further investigation.”
Coalition forces have been deployed to Syria to fight, alongside Kurdish militia allies, against the Islamic State. But with that group largely routed, the seven-year civil war in Syria has entered a dangerous new phase…