Category: People To Watch

"COVID Creativity" – The Quad Coaches Teach Entrepreneurship in a Unique and Effective New Model

"COVID Creativity" – The Quad Coaches Teach Entrepreneurship in a Unique and Effective New Model
My “COVID Creativity” series will highlight individuals and groups coming together to figure out innovative ways to forge ahead during this most difficult of times.  Today we feature four entrepreneurs collectively known as The Quad Coaches. Whether you work your biz as a side-hustle or you have to hunt what you eat to survive and... Read more »

People, Places, and Organizations to Watch in 2020

People, Places, and Organizations to Watch in 2020
The annual “People to Watch” list has expanded this year.  We have 20 individuals and 2 organizations each recognized for their talent, their connection to people, their innovation and their sheer will to achieve. From an organization giving an amazing opportunity to introduce women to the world of tech, to stories of people who have overcome... Read more »

In “Making Love Better Twogether: The Art of Intimacy" Love Has Everything to Do With It for Author Yanni Brown

In “Making Love Better Twogether: The Art of Intimacy" Love Has Everything to Do With It for Author Yanni Brown
  Full disclosure …Yanni Brown’s book was the first I had the honor of publishing through my company. I’m proud to announce that 9 years later she’s allowed me to publish her follow up as well as co produce her upcoming talk show. Yanni Brown is an author, blogger, relationship educator, expert, speaker, storyteller and a... Read more »
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People to Watch in 2019 - 15 Individuals Doing Great Things

People to Watch in 2019 - 15 Individuals Doing Great Things
“Watch – To look at or observe attentively, typically over a period of time…..” Each year I feature people making their mark  in Chicago as well as nationally and internationally.  This year I’m excited about the list as its overflowing with creative thinkers in business, fashion film and TV and just plain fun.  So check... Read more »

Survivor Stories: "Finding Your Ruby's Worth"

Survivor Stories: "Finding Your Ruby's Worth"
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. My blog will feature several guest contributors sharing  their domestic violence experiences and how they healed.  Today my guest blogger is Domestic Violence Survivor, Author & Empowerment Speaker  Jodine Basterash. She shares her story of over a decade of domestic abuse. I have been a rebellious teen, single mother, wife, divorcee... Read more »

Survivor Stories: "Reclaiming Health and Wellness After Abuse"

Survivor Stories: "Reclaiming Health and Wellness After Abuse"
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. My blog will feature several guest contributors sharing  their domestic violence experiences and how they healed.  Today, Lashonda Crockett Founder and CEO of Pennie’s Tea shares her story of how her pain led her to unexpected success as a business owner.   I was newly divorced with young... Read more »
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Survivor Stories: "Freeing Myself"

Survivor Stories: "Freeing Myself"
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. My blog will feature several guest contributors sharing  their domestic violence experiences and how they healed.  Today, author Jane McCullum writes about her harrowing experience and the fight within to move forward.   My name is Jane McCullum and I’m a survivor of domestic violence. My journey started... Read more »

Survivor Stories: "The Journey of Domestic Violence"

Survivor Stories: "The Journey of Domestic Violence"
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. My blog will feature several guest contributors sharing  their domestic violence experiences and how they healed.  Today, author, speaker and “Creative Self-Care Lifestylist” Jennifer Bridgeforth talks about her experience and shares a poignant “letter to her marriage” written after an abusive episode.   During this time when we... Read more »

Survivor Stories: "I SOLD MY SOUL TO FEED MY EGO"

Survivor Stories: "I SOLD MY SOUL TO FEED MY EGO"
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. My blog will feature several guest contributors sharing (some for the first time) their domestic violence experiences) .  Today, author, speaker and life coach Marci Batiste shares her story . I heard a minister the other day on TV speaking about how we learn. He said that God gives each... Read more »
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Entrepreneur Spotlight - Melinda Herron

Entrepreneur Spotlight - Melinda Herron