Meet the Chicago Entrepreneur Behind The Beauty App, LISA

There’s a lot that goes into getting ready for an event. And by event, I mean there’s a lot that goes into getting ready for a week. Is your hair done? Did your gel manicure start to peel? The more that I attend parties and grow in my marketing and blogging career, the more I realize that it takes makeup and maybe a straightener to … Continue reading Meet the Chicago Entrepreneur Behind The Beauty App, LISA

Ann Shoket, Former Editor of ‘Seventeen’ Magazine, Provides a New Millennial Guide in ‘The Big Life’

On a rainy Wednesday, May 10, 2017, the trailblazing Editor-in-Chief of Seventeen for the better part of a decade, Ann Shoket got real about how she helped young women navigate the tricky terrain of adolescence and become smart, confident, self-assured young women. After her career at Seventeen, she’s continuing the conversation with her latest book, The Big Life. Shoket had an event at WeWork River … Continue reading Ann Shoket, Former Editor of ‘Seventeen’ Magazine, Provides a New Millennial Guide in ‘The Big Life’

The Hustle from Chicago Female Entrepreneurs

What’s It’s Really Like to be a Chicago Female Entrepreneur

What’s it really like to be an entrepreneur? Now add, what’s it like to be a Chicago female entrepreneur? In June 2016, Chicago was named the world capital for female-founded startups, with 30 percent of startups started by women. After attending motivational talks, female creatives or business groups, and interviewing Chicago female entrepreneurs over the past four years, I’ve pulled together some of the best … Continue reading What’s It’s Really Like to be a Chicago Female Entrepreneur

How to be a Chicago stylist

Insight from a Chicago Wardrobe Stylist

From my first encounter with Katie Schuppler, I could tell she was a go-getter, businesswoman. It’s the quality I see in many Chicago female entrepreneurs. And that quality is not just connecting with people, but what I like to call “power networking.” In a few minutes, she understands your business and brand and finds a way for us to work together. No small talk, just … Continue reading Insight from a Chicago Wardrobe Stylist

Woman Wins Exporter of The Year 2016 Award for Illinois

When I met Sophia Leaguedi, General Manager of Ameroc Export Inc., she said she would do anything for women. Leaguedi, a Moroccan woman, accepted the Exporter of the Year 2016 Award for Illinois at the International Business Forum in Chicago this November. During the International Business Forum, over three days, The U.S. Commercial Service brought together international delegates and business leaders from Illinois and 23 other … Continue reading Woman Wins Exporter of The Year 2016 Award for Illinois

Top Marketing Events in Chicago This Week

Edition: October 17, 2016 There’s always fun ways to advance your career throughout the week – their called networking events, where it’s okay to drink and do business at the same time. Every week, I like to find Chicago networking events that will help me meet my business and personal goals. Since I’m in marketing and currently developing a 2017 Marketing Plan strategy, my main … Continue reading Top Marketing Events in Chicago This Week

Chicago Female Entrepreneurs Are On The Rise: A Look Behind The Success Story

While men are more likely than woman to become entrepreneurs, Chicago, in particular, has made great gains for female entrepreneurs. Chicago was recently named the world capital for female-founded startups, with 30 percent of startups started by women. I wanted to spotlight some advice I learned from one of Chicago’s newest female entrepreneurs Lakesha Rose, who recently launched her own online lifestyle magazine, Rose Phillips … Continue reading Chicago Female Entrepreneurs Are On The Rise: A Look Behind The Success Story

On Demand Mental Healthcare App Changes The Stigma of Being Crazy

There’s always new apps – new noise. But in Chicago’s Matter at Merchandise Mart, which attracts the likes of the AMA and other healthcare companies in the city, there’s something more than affordable healthcare in our future – there’s on demand healthcare. On Demand Doctors: And what does it look like to have a provider on demand? You don’t have to have a steady relationship … Continue reading On Demand Mental Healthcare App Changes The Stigma of Being Crazy