Amy Bell Hou

Writer and Editor

Location icon United States of America



Heels of Success, A Career Mentoring Blog
How to Establish 'Executive Presence'

Photo courtesy of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia] A young female administrator I was mentoring asked me to describe executive presence and how she might practice it for an upcoming presentation. I thought I would share my response here, with the hope that it provides concrete tips for establishing yourself as a confident, effective leader.

Mosaic for SAY Media
Articles & Interviews

Mosaic was an internal magazine and facebook designed for SAY Media's employees. I conducted interviews, pitched/wrote/researched articles and worked with the Mosaic team on its initial design.

The Tusk
Sexual Branding in the Works of Beyonce, Marie Calloway and Sasha Grey

by Amy K. Bell It's probably safe to say that young women are now demonstrably aware of the exploitation of pornography and commercial media. They might even be called playgrounds for certain women savvy enough to navigate them. Personal branding and social media entrepreneurship give women uncensored voices in what is essentially a market for their young naked bodies.

Nomura Preschool, A Bay Area Leader in Childcare
Various Blog Articles

Located in the Richmond Annex on the border of El Cerrito and Albany, Nomura Preschool has been a leader among East Bay preschools for children ages two to five years old since 1964. Dedicated Nomura Preschool teacher provide a balanced program of academics, art, music, creative free play and stimulating physical activities.

JERRY Magazine
Two Poetry Book Reviews

A review of "Lines the Quarry" by Robin Clarke and "Niagara Transnational" by Sarah Heady.


Website, SEO
Jane Grossman Reporting Services

Reliable and reputable San Francisco Bay Area court reporting firm. Deposition services, transcription and legal videography. Click to schedule with us now.

Magic Gardens Landscaping

Magic Gardens Landscaping is a full service landscape contractor and covers all aspects of construction and garden installation, including site preparation, soil preparation, all types of masonry, drainage, new irrigation systems, irrigation trouble shooting, tune-ups and maintenance, lighting, carpentry, innovative planting.

Website, Blog
Nomura Preschool, Kids Daycare for Ages 2-5

Nomura Preschool is a nurturing environment for children ages 2-5 years old, serving Richmond, Albany, El Cerrito, and Berkeley since 1964. Our program includes age-appropriate academics, enriching art and music, creative free play and stimulating physical activities.

Website, Magenta-Inc
Rae Dunn | Product Pages | Home Decor and Ceramics

Rae's inspiration comes from the earth, and she finds beauty in simple shapes, natural forms and found objects. Her utilitarian approach to designing ceramics is strongly based on the Japanese aesthetic of wabi sabi; the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.

Landing Pages
Todd Buchholz | Economist, Author, Keynote Speaker

Economist Todd Buchholz "lights up economics with a wickedly sparkling wit," says the Associated Press. The former White House senior economic advisor, Tiger hedge fund managing director and best-selling author has jousted with such personalities as James Carville and Ben Stein.

Website, SEO
West Coast Coating Consultants and Industrial Coating Inspection

We are a full-service industrial coating inspection and consultation firm providing consultation services for every aspect of an industrial coating application and inspection projects, from materials selection to coating inspection to maintenance surveys and failure analysis.

Landing Pages
Anchor Heating & Cooling

Anchor Heating & Cooling, Inc. was established in 2004 by Josh Madieros & Eric Miller. What began as a neighborhood venture based on word-of-mouth referrals has grown into an established, full-service company used by general building contractors, real estate agents, and homeowners.

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