Featuring Maureen Wright: Wealth Advisor & Finance Blogger

Maureen Wright has always fancied herself as an educator. Maureen was an accounting and finance tutor in college and continues to educate her clients in her role as a financial advisor at Savant Wealth Management in Chicago. She works closely with her clients to define their financial goals and implement strategies to accomplish them. As…

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How to Mentally Take Care of Yourself During the Pandemic

For weeks, we’ve been finding ourselves getting accustomed to our new reality and sense of ‘normal’ with this global pandemic we are experiencing. While we share this commonality, it’s important to note that everyone’s emotions and situations are different. Some of us are juggling working full-time and homeschooling our kids, some of us are navigating…

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Making Your Mark: Pursue a Passion Alongside Your 9-5 – April 30, 2020

Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you. – Oprah Winfrey Freelance, hobby, side hustle, entrepreneurship – whatever you want to call it, there is no denying that people are more serious about pursuing their passions than ever before. One of the most surprising themes? People are practicing these…

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Featuring Megan Zink: Marketing Strategist, Writer & Photographer

I first met Megan Zink through a mutual friend nearly two years ago. She and I immediately clicked and bonded over the fact that we both worked full-time jobs and managed a passion on the side. She is a marketing strategist and creative mind, passionate about ongoing education, data-supported storytelling, and visual communication. She is…

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The Power of Impact: Volunteering in Rwanda & What It Meant to Me

On my 31st birthday last September, I was writing in my journal when I noticed a crinkled and stained piece of paper had fallen out. I picked it up and realized it was the bucket list I had written during my early years of college. As I read over my list, I noticed two things…

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Featuring Carla Gomes Jensen: Founder of Solarium Press & Children’s Book Author

Thanks to the close friendship of our husbands, Carla Gomes Jensen is a dear friend I’ve come to know and respect over the years. I’ve been fascinated by her upbringing in Sao Paulo, Brazil and how she has blossomed living and working in the United States. We’ve connected especially over the last year or so…

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#IamRemarkable Workshop – Ongoing

What makes you remarkable?  Do you embrace your successes? Do you find yourself feeling uncomfortable when you talk about your achievements? Or do you instead just stay quiet to avoid awkwardness? Let’s stop succumbing to our fears and speak up for ourselves. Let’s stop judging other women and cheer them on (and mean it) when they share…

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Featuring Abigail Gibbons: Natural-Born Connector & Founder of The AG Collective

Abigail Gibbons, recently referred to as “Lady Boss For the 20-Somethings,” is the founder of  The AG Collective (AGC), a social networking company advancing women and equality in the workplace. Abigail and I crossed paths after being connected to each other by our coach, Emily Merrell of Six Degrees Society. I found that she and…

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