Katie Morell is an independent journalist based in San Francisco. She specializes in small business, entrepreneurship, travel, finance, technology, lifestyle, health, social justice, and science.

Her work has appeared in Hemispheres, San Francisco Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, BBC Travel, Fast Company, mental_floss, Crain's Chicago Business, Global Traveler, Destination Weddings & Honeymoons, Consumers Digest, Luxury Las Vegas, Diversity Woman, USA Today, and others. Between 2009-2015, she authored Building an Empire, a column that profiled successful entrepreneurs on American Express OPEN Forum.

Her first book, Stolen Identity: What Anyone With a Name, Birthdate and Social Security Number Needs to Know Now, was published in June 2014. Read more about her book here

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San Francisco Magazine

Salvation by Snack Bar

A pro baller turned mortgage broker turned convicted felon, Seth Sundberg now hopes to add granola bar barron to his resume. 

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Fast Company

Here's what it takes to get the most out of corporate retreats

Corporate retreats can be a snooze or a smash hit. Here are some tips to get yours right.

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Bloomberg Businessweek

Five Executives on How They Unplug

We asked plugged-in people how they unplug. One one threw his phone into the ocean. 

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