Lately I’ve been thinking about relationships and how aware I am that it is precisely my relationships that help me maintain equilibrium, keep me happy, engaged and an active participant in life. Even when everything around me is in chaos (and isn’t that the case today?), my relationships raise my spirits and, by interacting with […]
I’ve been trying to figure out why my back is bothering me so much lately.
I had a mild case of polio as a kid and, ever since, my posture, the position of my neck and scoliosis have plagued me. My parents sent me to posture school when I was in 4th grade, which helped […]
There’s never been a better time to listen, share and learn with women business owners from across the country
This has been a difficult time, and, especially, for women business owners. Used to their children being in school for most of the day – or away at school every day, in college or working – many […]
Author “Husbands: An Owner’s Manual”
Friend, Fellow Chicagoan and NAWBO member, Judi Schindler, is an actor, voice-over artist, author and speaker. She began entertaining audiences with her witty, candid advice on men and marriage in 2012. The program, based on 50 plus years of marriage, explains how to select a husband and how to maintain […]
On July 21, 2019, the Chicago Tribune said this about Forever 21: “Nearly a decade ago, before Instagram Influences existed, Forever 21 let teen girls dress like their favorite celebrities, for cheap. It wasn’t a novel idea – teenage girls have always wanted to dress like their idols. The dizzying speed at which Forever 21 […]
A Mastermind may be your way out!
Research shows that business planning is the first to get crossed off your list, except that you didn’t get it done. Accidental growth works for a while, but what happens when you fail to plan who you should hire next, or identify what system you need to help your […]
Lynn Hazan has been an Executive Recruiter for 33 years, specializing in marketing and communications. For the last 18 years she has owned her own recruiting firm, Lynn Hazan and Associates. Going solo was a particularly gutsy move. Lynn knew that her unique way of operating meant she had to create her own firm.
“I love […]
Last December, I hosted a Holiday Party for GEARSHIFT. I experienced Cecelia’s excellent food before and I knew she was exactly who should cater it. I called her, we discussed it, and soon, thereafter, we began work on the details.
Nothing is too hard for Cecelia Hamilton, Founder and owner, Heartfelt Catering!
Decorations, sure! Add to the […]
Jenny Jeltes is a talented jewelry designer, entertainer, stand-up comic AND founder of Jeltes Law, Ltd.
She also is a top-flight family law attorney who was recognized in 2015 and 2016 as one of Chicago’s Top 10 Attorneys in Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. In 2017, she was named an “Emerging […]
According to an article in EntrepreneurFund.org:
“Mastermind Groups are a proven means of fostering next-level thinking. The purpose of the group is to be a sounding board for women entrepreneurs to further their goals and achieve success in their business life. The facilitated peer group provides the opportunity to work on a business versus in the business […]