Ximena N. Larkin, Cosmopolitan

Ximena N. Larkin


Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Ximena:

I Bring a Book to Parties Because I Refuse to Make Small Talk

Writer Ximena Larkin explains why she'd rather read a good book than make small talk with strangers at parties. → Read More

How This Mexican-American Artist Is Raising Social Awareness in His Chicago Community

Ricardo Gamboa is making a name for himself with his distinct perspective and original stories. → Read More

This Marketing Maven Makes Connections Through Creative Experiences

A balance between design and mission helps this entrepreneur bring brands to life. → Read More

You Can Read and Eat Great Food at This Chicago Culinary Bookstore

Esther Dairiam originally just wanted to run a normal bookstore. Here's why she didn't. → Read More

How to Grow Your Business by Knowing Your Audience

Eve Rodriguez talks about growing candy company Dulcelandia after appealing to a wider Latino population. → Read More

How to Leave Your Mark on the World by Doing What You Love

What you can learn from Chef Bill Kim. → Read More

Putting Down Roots: What The Holidays Mean To Me

A Mexican-American writer on old and new traditions, from stockings to Spam. → Read More

Embrace the Art of What You Do and No Day Will Ever Be Boring

ESPN writer and author Scoop Jackson gives advice on how to love your craft. → Read More

This Entrepreneur Sells $355 Bars of Chocolate. Is He Crazy or a Genius?

How To'ak Chocolate wants to make the sweet a luxury item. → Read More

Why This 73-Year-Old Company Is a Master Instagram User

How Walter E. Smithe is adapting with the times. → Read More

Why This Entrepreneur Hands Out Skulls Instead of Trophies

How Carlos Jaramilla started his annual race honoring the Day of the Dead. → Read More

Day of the Dead in a Spread

The significance of masa in the iconic Mexican holiday—plus, recipes for tamales and champurrado → Read More

If It's Not Broken, Don't Fix It

Don't get comfortable in your business. → Read More

How the Daughter of a Maid and a Bus Boy Learned to Navigate the Investment World

Samara Mejia Hernandez is a Latina, venture capitalist and investor. Here's her story. → Read More

Barack Obama's Former Social Media Manager Breaks Down the Future of Digital Strategies

Plus, how politicians and businesses can evolve and learn from the success of Donald Trump's presidential run. → Read More

Why a Great Product Is Never Enough to Create a Successful Business

Monica Royer shares her experiences as a mother and entrepreneur. → Read More

What Growing Up on the South Side of Chicago Taught This Visual Artist About Hustling

Hebru Bradley learned how to sell from hip-hop. Now, he has Jay Z as a client. → Read More

At 17, This Entrepreneur Worked the Cash Registers. Now, He's a Vice President of the Same Company.

How Nick Scarpino grew as a marketer and what you can learn from his techniques. → Read More

4 Tips for Hosting an Unforgettable Marketing Event

Focus on making a connection with your customer and the sales will follow. → Read More

How This Fitness Trainer and Stuntwoman Built Her Online Following

April Sutton has made appearances in Fox's 'Empire' and 'Divergent.' → Read More