Posts in category "business"

"It's All About The Shoes" As Revitalized Neighborhood Brings Entrepreneurs Together for Hyde Park Fundraiser

"It's All About The Shoes" As Revitalized Neighborhood Brings Entrepreneurs Together for Hyde Park Fundraiser
  The following story is one that ShoeHeals will never forget. It’s how we came to know their first shoe recipients. Destiny and her little sister made a pact. She would write Santa a letter for new boots, and her sister would write him for new coats. That way, if Santa read one of their... Read more »

Social Media Week Special Event: "Mixologists" Help You Create the Perfect Social Media Concoction

Social Media Week Special Event: "Mixologists" Help You Create the Perfect Social Media Concoction
I’ve always wanted to be a mixologist, so when I received the call to participate in the Social Media Week Panel to create the perfect social media “cocktail” I jumped at the opportunity hoping I’d get to do a little behind the bar action too.  Alas..I won’t be mixing real cocktails (I’ll leave that to... Read more »

"Shark Tank Social" Helps Local Entrepreneurs Prep For The Popular Show

"Shark Tank Social"  Helps Local Entrepreneurs Prep For The Popular Show
I am a huge fan of the TV show Shark Tank, so I was excited when I found out about the “Shark Tank Social” that’s happening here in Chicago on September 13th  at the Zhou B Art Lounge 1029 West 35th Street.  For those of you who don’t know about the show, Shark Tank is... Read more »
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Are You A Published Author? Make Sure You Have These Five Things

So you’ve published a book and you’re ready to sell a million copies?  Before you hop on your horse and ride off to conquer the world. You may want to make sure you have a few important items/services at your disposal.  I warn you this list is totally biased and comes from my working with... Read more »

11 Chicagoans To Watch In 2013

For the past few years I’ve provided lists of individuals I think are poised for a breakout year. And 2013′s list is set to soar. 11 people with diverse backgrounds, making their marks in  business, fashion, education, and social awareness.   A number of them I have previously worked with and consider good friends, some I’ve... Read more »