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The "People 2 Watch" List For 2021

The "People 2 Watch" List For 2021
All good things….you know the saying.  After 10+ years of  featuring individuals locally and nationally we have come to the last People 2 Watch List.  I’ll still be writing about people doing great things but the lists will be “retired”.  The 2021 “People to Watch” list has an amazing group of entrepreneurs, creatives and businesspeople. ... Read more »

Second City + PREACH! Team up for Virtual Improv Premiering 2/4

Second City + PREACH! Team up for Virtual Improv Premiering 2/4
PREACH! & The Second City Present Black and White News: The Plan, an LOL-a-minute, three-part virtual sketch and improv series that parodies TV news shows concerned with seeing everything through a black or white lens. The show will feature improv games, audience interaction, and special guest debaters from Black and White America. Each show will... Read more »

Quarantine Creativity - The "King Maker" - Reese LaFrances

Quarantine Creativity - The "King Maker" - Reese LaFrances
My series on entrepreneurs finding and launching creative businesses/products during the pandemic today features Reese LaFrances and her business The King Maker Concierge.  Here’s her story in her own words. THE KING MAKER: Reese LaFrances Actually a year ago I knew I was ready to pivot. The majority of my career has been in the... Read more »
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"Quarantine Creativity" Finding Success During the Pandemic - Ken Clay of Trackit

"Quarantine Creativity" Finding Success During the Pandemic - Ken Clay of Trackit
My continuing series on people making moves during COVID – Today we feature Ken Clay CEO of Trackit who developed a solution to optimize the contactless check in process.   An entrepreneur at heart, Ken Clay has made a career out of actualizing his passions and visions. With an extensive professional network that ranges from executives... 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 »

Weed Cellars Blazes a New Trail as a Lifestyle Brand with its Wine

Weed Cellars Blazes a New Trail as a Lifestyle Brand with its Wine
Weed Cellars has not only created a new category within the alcohol industry, it’s found a way to tap into the evolution of the cannabis space without using cannabis. The wine and beer labels pay homage to the individual in all of us, but contain only alcohol. Behind Weed Cellars works an impressive team of creative... Read more »
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Married 4 Life Walk Comes to Chicago

Married 4 Life Walk Comes to Chicago
Celebrity Couples Bring Unique Healing Event to Chicago… It’s a perfect time to Walk in Chicago.   In fact it is walk-a-thon season.  We know walks are great exercise and healing; studies show benefits include: increased heart and lung fitness, reduced risk of heart disease and stroke, improved management of high blood pressure, and so much... Read more »

Locally Produced “Chicago at the Crossroad,” Scores Big Honor at Top Film Fest

Locally Produced  “Chicago at the Crossroad,”  Scores Big Honor at Top Film Fest
The 23rd Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) has announced their distinctive 2019 lineup of narrative features, documentaries and short films in competition.  “Chicago at the Crossroad,” a film by Schodorf Media Creative, is one of only 5 documentaries set to screen at this prestigious festival, which is ranked 4th in the nation by USA... Read more »

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 »
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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 »