A doge is an elected chief of state lordship, the ruler of the Republic in many of the Italian city states during the medieval and renaissance periods, in the Italian "crowned republics".
The word is from a Venetian word that descends from the Latin dux (as do the English duke and the standard Italian duce and duca), meaning "leader", especially in a military context. The wife of a doge is styled a dogaressa. 
The ASDS Annual Meeting for 2016 was held in New Orleans, LA, organized by ASDS (American Society for Dermatologic Surgery). Jennifer Kilkenny, Managing Director of Total Social Solutions, joined a panel that included celebrity dermatologist Dr. Doris Day to discuss reputation monitoring and management. Specifically, Jennifer was invited to teach dermatologists how to manage online […]
In medical aesthetics, Yelp is considered a 4-letter word…in every sense. Put simply, Yelp is the bane of the medical aesthetics industry. …but is it really, or have we all just heard enough horror stories from the minority to make us think that Yelp is a nightmare business killer? Either way, you can’t escape Yelp. […]
No…that’s not a typo. We’re actually serious, because despite whether you want to hear customer complaints or not, they really can save your business. As business owners, we tend to take it personally when a client is dissatisfied with services rendered, even though the logical portion of our brains reminds us that we can’t please […]