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Christa Avampato

Christa Avampato

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Christa is a writer, product developer, and fundraiser. She is the Founder of the company Chasing Down the Muse and creator of brands Compass Yoga and One Fine Yogi. Equally inspired by ancient wisdom and modern tech, her writing examines how business and technology push cultural change. Follow her on Twitter @christanyc.

Recent articles

Why Chip Wilson Resigning From Lululemon Board is Great News for Yoga Lovers

Chip Wilson's departure as chairman of the board at Lululemon may be good for the company's tarnished image. It is certainly good for the global yoga community.


6 Things That Could Prevent Amazon Prime Air From Getting Off the Ground

What could possibly go wrong with the use of drones for delivery?


How Amazon Prime Air's Drone Technology Could Affect Other Businesses

On the heels of Jeff Bezos's R&D announcement of Amazon Prime Air, let's explore the implications of drone delivery technology for consumers and businesses.


Tips and Tools to Make Cyber Monday Merry, Bright, and Affordable

Here are some tactics and tools to help shoppers get the best deals and save time during Cyber Monday.


The Economic Implications of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Exploring the far-reaching effects of the new Iran nuclear deal on the economies of the U.S., Iran, and across the globe. Plus, an examination of the political impacts at home and abroad.

Shopping Apps and Tips to Save You Money on Christmas Shopping

A review of mobile apps designed to save money and to make holiday gift buying, party planning, meal prep and planning, card sending, and travel easier. Plus tips on how to make the holidays happy, limit stress, and stick to a budget.


Your Brain Is Hardwired to Love Black Friday Deals

Find sales irresistible? You're not alone, and it might be your brain's fault. Why does your brain find certain deals so enticing, and how can you use that knowledge to stay within your holiday budget?


Giving Americans Cheap Car Insurance Without Bankrupting Insurance Companies Is Easier Than You Think

Auto insurance companies charge outrageously high premiums at the expense of consumers in every state except California. Find out how we can save consumers $350 billion over the next decade while allowing auto insurance companies to maintain profitability.


Buying Stock in Athletes a Win-Win For Players and Fans

A look at the valuation of pro sports teams and the athletes who play them.


The Best Time to Buy Airline Tickets? It's Not So Simple Anymore

Advice, tips, and tricks to find and purchase airline tickets at the best prices.

How to Make a Viral Video: Dove Beauty Sketches

A viral video has three main ingredients. Using Dove's recent wildfire success, Dove Beauty Sketches, let's examine how they hit the marketing campaign jackpot, again.