Create Your Voice In Chicago

Chicagoans, I’m coming for you! I’ll be hosting a session during the Simply Stylist event on July 18th at the Dana Hotel and Spa. This is a fashion + beauty conference that will boost your creative energy! The event features inspiring speakers and experts within the industry. One of my bests, Sarah Boyd, created the day to push you, motivate you, and most importantly, teach you how to build the…. Read more

8 Things To Do Before 8 AM

Mornings. Some days (like Saturdays + Sundays) I love them. Other days, I loathe them. Biologically, I think God made me a night owl. But years of 1:00 AM wakeup calls during my time as a news anchor taught me it is possible to be absurdly happy by 5 AM. Thank goodness I’m no longer rising in the middle of the night. However, I’ve gotten really good at turning off my…. Read more

Building My Team: Meet Katie

“Teamwork makes the dream work,” as the saying goes. Nothing great is ever achieved alone. My greatest successes in life have all been born from the work of a stellar team. Knowing that, I’ve been striving to build a group of talented, creative, happy individuals to continue the growth of this site. As fate would have it, the sweet Katie Grossbard showed up at my office last month, and convinced me…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: What is Success?

It’s Monday. Which usually requires two cups of coffee and a self-pep talk on the way to work. I’ve been giving myself a lot of those pep talks lately. Mostly because of work changes requiring me to practice what I preach — that is, to shed self-doubt.  This little space — this blog, this creativity corner, this passion project of mine — is now my career. Something I never planned…. Read more

Let Go of Self-Doubt

Everyone has an opinion. On the type of relationship you have. The career you’re going after. The person you are becoming. Most of those opinions carry weight. Not because we want them to— but because we allow them to. During a point when I was debating whether to switch job paths, I listened to experts in every career field I ever thought about going in. Some suggested I go back to…. Read more