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Alex Drexler Knows Where to Turn for Buttoned-Down Advice

In Personal Board of Directors, top business leaders talk about the people they turn to for advice, and how those people have shaped their perspective and helped them succeed. Previous installments from the series are here.

For Alex Drexler, it wasn’t always easy growing up with a famous, super successful father. “As a kid, I’d see his face on the cover of magazines,” Alex said of his dad Mickey Drexler, who, as CEO of Gap Inc. in the 1990s, made khakis and T-shirts cool. “The bar was set very high.”

So much so, that initially Alex wanted nothing to do with fashion. He worked as a bellman at several Ian Schrager hotels and, then, after graduating from Trinity College he enrolled in Cardozo School of Law with dreams of becoming a District Attorney and one day joining the Federal Bureau of Investigations. But law school wasn’t for him, and

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Here’s what we know about the COVID vaccine so far

As we approach the one year mark of the COVID pandemic and witness record-breaking surges of infections throughout the country, news of the COVID vaccine availability is beyond welcome. When the vaccine first became available, UK ICU physician, Dr. Matthew Morgan, described it best when he compared the period of time to the duration of a full-term pregnancy. “You know, it’s been an odd mood in many ways. It’s kind of a combination of feeling proud, hopeful, but also realistic. And I say proud because it was 38 weeks to the day that we admitted the first critically ill patient with COVID to our ICU. And it’s remarkable to think that in less than the duration of a pregnancy, 38 weeks, we now have gone from that to actually having a vaccine. And that’s a remarkable achievement for science,

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