Chicago Events Celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8, 2018

Ladies! This week is a good week to network and meet other amazing, entrepreneurial women in Chicago for International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 8, 2018. I went to a beauty event with the Tulle Project today and as we were introducing ourselves, one women shared the four, yes four jobs she has. Another woman, in awe, noted how ambitious Chicago women are. I wholeheartedly … Continue reading Chicago Events Celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8, 2018

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How to Build a Valuable Network

Congratulations. You have 500+ contacts on LinkedIn. You have them. But do you know your network? Recently, I took a marketing job at an innovation consulting firm, PreScouter, Inc. I love it for several reasons. Besides working with smart people (corporate America, Ph.D. students, and critical thinkers in general), the first and the main reason that I love marketing is because I can connect with … Continue reading How to Build a Valuable Network

How early would you wake up for your career?

It’s 4:42 a.m. I have three minutes before I absolutely have to open my eyes, pull myself out of bed, and start my morning weekday routine. Ugh, mornings. If I leave the house by 5:28, I can make it to the train just in time. I’m not a morning person. I used to roll out of bed at 7:30 to get to work by 8:15, and part … Continue reading How early would you wake up for your career?

Chicago SEO Specialist Travels the World While Working 9-5

It’s not everyday when your group of friends consists of digital nomads, but for me, my closest friends have chosen to work remotely. It’s not because they don’t want to travel to work, but because they want to travel. One of my friends, who I met by leading an accountability group for SheSays Chicago, is almost into her first year as a digital nomad. She’s … Continue reading Chicago SEO Specialist Travels the World While Working 9-5

Craving Thin Mints? Chicago Restaurant Adds Girl Scout Cookies

It’s Girl Scout cookie time (in case you  missed the Oscars). And in Chicago, Girl Scouts are thinking big. Pinstripes Bowling, Bocce, and Bistro  (Chicago, Northbrook, Oak brook, South Barrington) partnered to support the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana by making a special edition dessert for their menu. The dessert is based off of the most popular Girl Scout cookie, Thin Mints. For … Continue reading Craving Thin Mints? Chicago Restaurant Adds Girl Scout Cookies

Productivity Tips for Successful Women [Infographic]

  Checking in. How was the first month of the year for you? We always have these great expectations to be better and do better when we set our New Year’s Resolutions. But seriously, we don’t make major life changes or come up with big ideas all at once. How many people do you know who propose after two months of dating other people? It only … Continue reading Productivity Tips for Successful Women [Infographic]

Video and Other Top Workplace Trends for Millennials in 2016

Reading a Nicholas Sparks novel or a memoir from a celebrity (Amy, Tina, Mindy) seems like a usual winter day trend. But as much as we learn about other people’s lives and how to find love, how much time do we put in our lifelong journey of our careers? Sure, we learn skills, we read articles, “Is Dev Bootcamp Right For Me,” or “How To Create … Continue reading Video and Other Top Workplace Trends for Millennials in 2016