From Our Friends at People.com:
Guess who is number 1 out 1,921?! 🙂
“The current economic climate, as well as the changing nature of the job market and the influence of the World Wide Web, has forced millennials to be quick and creative thinkers when navigating how to build their careers post-college. The stories of those among us who have truly thought outside of the box to find their success are both important and inspiring. In case you missed the first installation in our new series highlighting our awesome peers, take a look back here.
Today you will hear the story of Chris Turi, a former professional basketball player whose quick stint in finance inspired him to build a life for himself doing something most of us view as a pleasant leisure activity. Turi started Bark Ave, an Upper East Side-based dog walking business, in 2010. This was during the peak of the job market crisis, when walking away from a cushy corporate gig to start your own company was a massive risk. Today, five years later, Bark Ave has opened two locations flanking Central Park and has over 170 clients…”