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Leading others, in small ways and in big ones, is one of life‘s most challenging and most rewarding tasks. So how can you step up and have an impact? Read more

Advice

Money served as my life boat - it kept me afloat and safe from the sea of the unknown. And I knew, deep down, I so badly wanted to dive in and see where the unknown would take me! Read more

Money

The verdict's out: There is NO such things as balance when you're an entrepreneur. So with that, how do we best integrate the various components of what makes us whole? Mom and business owner, Johanna Grange, shares her perspective. Read more

Advice

While I am no expert being this is my first shelter pup, I thought I would share a few things to look out for when you're on a quest to add a shelter animal to your home. Read more

Family + Friends

Inclusion PART 1. The Whitney Reynolds Show investigates part 1 of their inclusion series and this time it's on: Sexual Orientation. We see how far we've come as a nation and learn about the work that still needs to be done. Read more

Think About It

The universe is mysterious but like any hard life event, I learned a little about myself and a lot about my tribe. Read more

Family + Friends

Join us for an inspirational evening with NYTimes Best-selling Authors Jen Hatmaker & Kelly Corrigan! Read more

The Chicago Network hosted a discussion with leading women to discover specific steps, small and large, we can take to improve the atmosphere of civility and collaboration in our workplaces and our communities. Read more

Office Culture

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Ever wondered whether or not your should be breathing through your nose or mouth? General dentist Dr. Tiffany Jozwiak clears the air. Read more

Health

Meet Esther Dairiam, the owner of Read it and Eat bookstore. This bookstore is located in the heart of Lincoln Park, and it aims to craft special culinary experiences through carefully selected books and events. Read more

How She Did It

Rae Duncan is an interior designer with the mantra "Improve The Way You Work. Play. Live." Here the designer shares her business advice, who inspires her, and how she follows her ambitions. Read more

How She Did It

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Ever wondered whether or not your should be breathing through your nose or mouth? General dentist Dr. Tiffany Jozwiak clears the air. Read more

Health

Chicagoans know Alpana Singh as an accomplished sommelier, former TV host, and, most recently, as a restaurateur, with three eateries already in her portfolio. Read more

How She Did It

From Marwen student to Deputy Director, Akilah Halley is helping create opportunities for young artists today. Read more

How She Did It

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Karen Ami, Founder and Executive Director of the Chicago Mosaic School, shares her perspective on what it's like to balance work, family and art. Read more

How She Did It

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Length in lashes is always the perfect final touch to any makeup application, but with so many options out there how do you choose? We have rounded up our favorite products to obtain that perfect gorgeous lash look! Read more

Beauty

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Fall is among us, and it's that time of year to get outside and see the gorgeous hues of crimson and bronze. We've scouted out the best places to see Fall colors in The Windy City. Read more

De-stress

Considering that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetimes, it is important that everyone is informed. The experts at Susan G. Komen share some facts that you should know. Read more

Health

Shernett Swaby is a Chicago designer to watch, with ideas about how make Chicago one of the great fashion capitals of the world. She shares her new, playful collection inspired by her childhood, as well as the Chicago designers she admires. Read more

Style

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Chicago fashion designer Elena Bobysheva brings Russian elegance to Chicago with her Fall 2017 collection, as well as her advice on making one's way in the Chicago fashion scene. Read more

Style

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    Photography by Kirsten Miccoli. Styled by Brandon Frein and Arlene Matthews.

    Maticevski In Awe dress $3140 at Chalk • Flower swim cap $16 at swimoutlet.com

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    Photography by Kirsten Miccoli. Styled by Brandon Frein and Arlene Matthews.

    Maticevski Personify skirt $700 at Chalk • Monarc 1 bomber jacket $895 at Robin Richman • Bubble swim cap w/chin strap $7 at swimoutlet.com • Jean-Francois Mimilla chain bracelet $625 at Robin Richman

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    Photography by Kirsten Miccoli. Styled by Brandon Frein and Arlene Matthews.

    Uma Wang open back dress $1450 at Robin Richman • Acne Studios Adisa sandals $480 at Steven Alan • Chloe Faye mini bracelet bag $890 at Chalk • Chloe crepe tie shoulder dress $1795 at Chalk • Marni jeweled sandals $610 at Chalk