Top 10: Ways to Infuse Vacation into Everyday Life

Top 10: Ways to Infuse Vacation into Everyday Life

Anyone else feeling the lingering cold Winter days? That stretch between New Years and Memorial Day holidays is a long one. It's easy to dream of vacations past and future and summer days somewhere up ahead. Why do we yearn for that magical, three-syllable word so much? Whether...

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YearUp Job Search Bootcamp

YearUp Job Search Bootcamp

I'm so inspired! Today, I had the privilege of meeting a dozen young adults who are on track to boost their careers, with the support of an incredible organization, YearUp. I came across YearUp over the past year, and have had the opportunity to mentor one of their students, who...

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Top 10 Free (or almost free) Ways to Learn Digital Marketing

Top 10 Free (or almost free) Ways to Learn Digital Marketing

Have you ever gotten stuck in a cycle of 'chicken-or-the-egg' when it comes to a job search for a skillset that you want to learn? Let's say you want to pursue a career in social media but you're coming from another industry. Companies may not consider your resume if you don't...

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On-Demand Services & Evolving Employment

On-Demand Services & Evolving Employment

I read an article recently called Uber, Lyft, and the World of Continuous Partial Employment by Tim O'Reilly of O'Reilly Media that sparked some ideas about the 'gig economy' that we've found ourselves immersed in. From the Consumer Perspective Project-based jobs have...

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31 Informational Interview Questions: What to Ask

31 Informational Interview Questions: What to Ask

Congrats! You've connected with someone new or re-connected with someone who you think could offer some advice along your career path. The phone, video, or in-person meeting is scheduled. Now, what? What will you talk about? How do you ask for advice? What will they be willing...

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1 Eye-Opening Year in Chicago

1 Eye-Opening Year in Chicago

Tomorrow is officially one year since I flew to Chicago on a one-way ticket. But, Saturdays aren't often high rankers for blog reading and well, it's also Yom Kippur, which means most of my audience will be occupied as will I, spending time with family and reflecting on the...

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  • Soup season continues. #Minestrone wins again, this time for Mom and Pop. An honor. Cozy #Shabbat. #Recipe modified from: @savingroomfordessert #vegetarian #cooking
  • 3rd time and all-time Valentine at our authentic #Pilsen date spot from 3 years ago. @cantonregiorestaurant #followtheleders #nevergetsold #butweloveit .
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  • Top 10: Ways to Infuse Vacation into Everyday Life- Link in Bio! This shot is from the longest sunset I can remember ever having the privilege of enjoying in #nelson #nz #vacation #lifestyle #top10 #travel #wanderlust @askpang @greatergoodmag
  • White Feb. #chicago.
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  • Pho-riday. Yum. Coze-tastic. Recipe link in bio. #pho #homemade #cooking #delish #food Inspired by @servedfromscratch #snowy #chicago #wedgwood Indigo Grosgrain dishes
  • Kinda feel like a chipmunk storing nuts and seeds for the winter but this muesli recipe from a cookbook at a bed and breakfast we visited in #teanau #nz is just too good, we’re going on 1 month of this mix for a wholesome way to start every day. #fourthtimeinarow #makeslotsofservings #easyschmeezy #muesli #recipe #breakfast #coconut #oats #almond #apricot #cinnamon
  • When the first date night spot disappoints, you visit the neighborhood #microbrewery for friendly service and a frothy glass. #followtheleders #datenight #sloop #southloop #chicago #brewery #beer @vice_district @vicedist_q
  • We’re 1 week away and it’s not too late to find a fun and casual #ValentinesDay date idea in #Chicago. Link in bio! No frills, few reservations or tickets required, fun for pal get togethers, a date, family outing, or a night in. Featuring @burdickchocolate @pastoralchicago @sparrowchicago @commonsclubchi @nanaorganic @cantonregiorestaurant @true_food_kitchen @beatrixchicago @quartinochicago @thesecondcity @traderjoeslist.
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  • Cozy snowy day for fam brunch debuting @wedgwood indigo dishes, @chilewich placemats, @villeroyboch twist utensils, @nambe salt n’ peppa shakers, &@verawanggang bande glasses.
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