Expertise

Katrina Markoff, BA’95: How to build a business you love

Katrina Markoff, BA’95: How to build a business you love

Markoff, founder of Vosges Haut-Chocolat and Wild Ophelia, offers several tips for converting something you love into your life’s work.

A guide to good etiquette

A guide to good etiquette

Alumni Association President Perry Brandt, BA’74, JD’77, offers several tips for proper etiquette.

How to Argue: Advice from Robert Talisse and Scott Aikin

How to Argue: Advice from Robert Talisse and Scott Aikin

Vanderbilt philosophy professors Robert B. Talisse and Scott F. Aikin offer some rules of thumb on how to argue.

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How to Buy Art: Advice from Jessica Tribble

Jessica Tribble, BS’08, loves collecting art—so much so that she turned it into a business. She’s the founder of Clara Arts, a full-service art advisory and management firm in New York City that connects contemporary artists with collectors. We asked Tribble to give us some insider tips about collecting art, and here’s what she said.

How to Network: Advice from Katharine Brooks

How to Network: Advice from Katharine Brooks

Networking opportunities at Vanderbilt alumni chapter events, along with untold numbers of holiday parties, are right around the corner, so Vanderbilt Magazine reached out to Katharine Brooks, the Evans Family Executive Director of Vanderbilt’s Career Center, for some tips about how to work a cocktail-party crowd.