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 Bloomberg Businessweek, Fast Company, San Francisco Magazine, Hemispheres, BBC Travel, 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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Bloomberg Businessweek

Perfecting the Art of Procrastination

Six people tell us how they mastered wasting time at work. 

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Fast Company

Why these two working moms won't compromise on pursuing their creative side gigs

Two working parents discuss how and why they carve out time for creativity. 

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American Express OPEN Forum 

Chris Evert Talks Business

The tennis superstar discusses her journey as an entrepreneur. 

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