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Whitney Reynolds interviews Chez Smith, Founder of Gyrls In The H.O.O.D. Foundation. Read more

Next Generation

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 there may be no such thing as a secret recipe for success, this piece gets you pretty close with what we like to call strategic deconstruction. Learn more from branding expert, Karianne Wardell of Get Lofti. Read more

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Corporate roles have gotten a bad rap recently. Yet corporate culture can be incredible! If you're looking for the hallmarks of an awesome corporate culture, look no further than here. Learn how to spot culture gems from our resident career coach. Read more

Office Culture

My only wish is for my girls to know their worth, stand up for what they believe in, know that they are gorgeous and of course, be the funniest, smartest girls in the room. Is that too much to ask? Read more

Next Generation

I hope that your awareness of these few points below may help you live more in alignment with what feels authentic to you and helps you process your #MeToo moment (whether you are a man or woman***) Read more

Think About It

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

"Grit and Grace. One won’t let you give up and the other makes it okay to let go. You need both to succeed — especially women who face incredible odds.” Read more

Inspiration

It's a tale as old as time: Show up at work, grind 9-5, go home, wake up, repeat. But what if that's not the work life you want? Then look no further than Liz Traines, certified career and lifestyle coach, and see how you can find real flexibility. Read more

Advice

As I've grown older, managing my own business and family have taken precedent so finding a fitness routine that works for my lifestyle was a deliberate decision but also a necessity... Read more

Mindset

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

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

Learn how Jeannine Benoit Adams, the founder of fashion company Ready Pretty, took inspiration from failure to start a successful business... Read more

How She Did It

One of Chicago’s most fashion-forward bloggers and handbag designers, just launched a high fashion rental service, By:Fashionaholic. Read more

How She Did It

Earlier this year, dynamic leaders of several local girl-empowering charities created a new initiative, Coalition of Chicago’s Girl Empowerment Charities. Read more

Next Generation