Vickie Elmer lives a slash career as journalist / blogger / entrepreneur / coach – all with an emphasis on jobs, thriving, great choices and creativity. She writes about business, careers, management and change for the Washington Post, Fortune, and Quartz and blogs at on careers, kindness, and creativity. She's co-owner and chief scooper of a small social enterprise that gives teens work and customers joy. The mother of three independent children, Elmer has lived by the saying “Leap and the net will appear” for so long that nets now hang midair waiting for her next big project.