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Jane Howze

   Jane Howze is managing director of The Alexander Group.

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Fear of Flying

The plane truth: Top executive has control issues over fear of flying

By Jane Howze

It is time to confess my dark secret. I am deathly afraid of flying. It is not something I’m proud of and not something I share readily. When I ...


Good Grad Advice

Big-time celebrities offer advice for life after graduation and beyond

By Jane Howze

Graduation season has arrived, and 2015 seems to be a particularly active year for nabbing big-name commencement speakers such as politicians, movie stars, authors, military leaders and executives. This year ...


Millennial Career Advice

Top career advice from millennials on how to succeed in that first job

By Jane Howze

Recently I wrote a column containing advice for the college graduate getting his or her first job. Just to cover all my bases I asked the younger generation at my ...


Career Advice

10 things every millennial should know about how to get ahead

By Jane Howze

During the depths of the 2008 recession, the biggest career advice question I received from friends and colleagues was, "How do I help my college graduate son or daughter get ...


Hot Topics at Sundance

Top 4 Sundance documentaries tackle Scientology, Kurt Cobain and more tricky topics

By Jane Howze

The Sundance Film Festival offers a dazzling array of movie stars; some hit-or-miss dramas; and documentaries guaranteed to challenge, entertain, empower and — in some cases — break your heart. My preference ...


Travel Tips

8 travel tips for overcoming illness on the road

By Jane Howze

Anyone who travels for business has had the misfortune of getting sick on the road. For those in sales or professional services, it can be more problematic because you are ...


Italy in 10 Days

Clooney, cats, canals and bras on the ceiling create unforgettable Venice experience

By Jane Howze

Editor's note: CultureMap contributor Jane Howze continues tales from her 10-day romp through Italy. For those who have not been to Venice it’s like no other place on ...


Italy in 10 Days

Amazing Amalfi Coast hotel with Texas ties boasts best infinity pool in Europe

By Jane Howze

Editor's note: CultureMap contributor Jane Howze continues tales from her 10-day romp through Italy. After the frenetic, somewhat jarring energy of Rome, we were seeking some serenity and simplicity ...


Quick Trip

36 hours in Rome: How to make the most of Italy's capital city in one quick trip

By Jane Howze

Last year, my husband and I flew around the world in 17 days, visiting Dubai, the Maldives, Phuket and ending with a flourish for New Year’s in Sydney, Australia ...


Sundance Wrap

Best of Sundance films feature Elisabeth Moss, Mark Duplass and the magic of music

By Jane Howze

PARK CITY, Utah — The 30th Sundance Film Festival ended its 10-day run Sunday, with filmmakers from 37 countries hoping to strike Hollywood gold by having their films acquired by a ...


Summer Down Under

New Year's visit to Sydney starts with a snag but ends with a bang

By Jane Howze

I have an instinct for bad travel days, and although not infallible, I had an ominous feeling as we left our Thai resort. The trip to the airport, which should ...


Postcard from Hawaii

Hawaiian paradise: Big Island has volcanoes, golf and a new hangout for high rollers

By Jane Howze

The Big Island of Hawaii—not to be confused with the state of Hawaii, (it's made up of eight major islands of which the Big Island is the largest ...


Pricey Paradise

The magical Maldives: A perfect place to do absolutely nothing

By Jane Howze

I had read about the water, beaches and beauty of this island republic for years, but honestly, who makes a 22-hour journey for water and beaches, when so many wet ...


Old Phone Habits Die Hard

Why iPhone and Android can't compete with 3-year-old BlackBerry

By Jane Howze

A person's relationship with a cell phone is very personal. Most of us don't go anywhere without it. It is always close by — in our pocket, the drinkholder ...


Sundance Film Festival 2013

Sundance hits high notes with films starring Mick Jagger, Aretha Franklin and the Eagles

By Jane Howze

At the onset of the Sundance Film Festival, executive director John Cooper said that one of the big themes this year is music. After watching many serious documentaries and dramas ...


Sundance Film Festival 2013

Steve Jobs, Linda Lovelace and next year's Oscar winner meet at Sundance Film Festival

By Jane Howze

In the closing days of the Sundance Film Festival, several films with big names and big themes based on real-life individuals captured the attention of filmgoers and critics. Some are ...


Sundance Film Festival 2013

Political documentaries make the grade at Sundance, but teacher-student sex affair film fails

By Jane Howze

PARK CITY, Utah — The first few days of the Sundance Film Festival are characterized by film stars, paparazzi and gridlock traffic. But as the festival continues, actors depart for their ...


Movie Time

Texas-made films grab center stage at Sundance Film Festival, including Linklater's latest

By Jane Howze

PARK CITY, Utah — It is shaping up to be a banner year for Texas-centered films and filmmakers as the Sundance Film Festival kicks off Thursday and runs through January 27 ...


Love, economic ruin & unknown singer

6 don't-miss films from Sundance Film Festival 2012 that may have Oscar magic

By Jane Howze

While others spent New Year’s Day watching bowl games and making resolutions, I was focused on movies. For the last four years I have reviewed films at the Sundance ...


The Hacker

Fore! Ahoy! World's best golf cruise includes stops at six landmark courses

By Jane Howze

Ah, Labor Day weekend. A symbolic if not precise end of summer. A time to ramp up for the fall, but not without reflecting on that summer vacation, cruise or ...


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