Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’
melissafostercook

2 Major Nuggets for Insane Productivity with Melissa Foster Cook

I first heard about the incredible Melissa Foster Cook through one of her coaching clients. After a quick Google search, I realized there were certain synchronicities I couldn’t ignore with this phenomenal woman. She was ...

natochicagopolice

NATO in Chicago: Career Lessons from Chicago Police

For Chicagoans, last weekend was quite the experience. Hundreds of delegates, security, press, and aids from all around the world converged on Chicago for the first NATO Summit ever held outside Washington, DC in the United Sta...

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Rahm Emanuel Profiled in Michigan Avenue Magazine

Rahm Emanuel did, years ago, what very few people are capable of. He set his sights on one job, and one job only. Even as he was elected to the House of Representatives and later became the Chief of Staff in President ObamaR...


generalhealthandfitness

Chicago’s “Skinny Black Book” of Fitness

As many of you know, I’ve become a bit of a group fitness junkie. For years, I worked out alone, logging my hours on the elliptical machine religiously all while staring at the TV or the blank wall in front of me thinking...

Blisstree-friends

Friends!

Just over a year ago, I moved to Chicago. My husband’s new job, our new life here in Illinois, I was excited for it all. But naively, I didn’t believe it would change much in my life. I thought I’d still be ju...

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New Pond

Moving to Chicago from Minneapolis, I was aware I was moving from the 48th largest city in the country to the 3rd. But somehow, the change in size didn’t quite resonate until I arrived. Since moving, I’ve asked myse...


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You Are Here

This morning, I walked up Michigan Avenue as the sun rose in the sky, breathed in the deep breath of the crisp fall air, and I thought to myself, “You are here.” Around me stands Trump Tower, Crain, Wrigley, Hancock...

networking

You know everybody!

When I lived in Minneapolis, my greatest professional strength was my connections to others. More often than not, at a restaurant or event, I could look around and find someone I knew. I knew the chefs at restaurants, I knew th...

generalhealthandfitness

How a Blister Turned Me into a "Bikram Runner"…?

Here in the city, at 6:00pm, it was 104 heat index with 85% humidity. But instead of relaxing, I let a blister turn me into a Bikram runner. It all started when I did something yesterday afternoon I normally don’t do. I t...


chicago

Marilyn’s Bottom

Forty nine years after her death, the incomparable Marilyn Monroe is still making waves and generating headlines with her scandalous bloomer flashing moment from “The Seven Year Itch.” Just two weeks ago, a massive ...