Revisiting My Old Work Life

24 Years

As I sit here writing this, I am in the back room of the retail women’s clothing business I built with my Mom.  Today the store turns 24 years old. In 1989, I was a student at the International Academy of Merchandising and Design in Chicago (now the International Academy of Design and Technology). … [Read more...]

AssistU Chicagoland Chapter Lunch and Nostalgia

Back in the early 1990’s, I fell madly in love with a restaurant on Clark Street, just north of Diversey, in Chicago.  La Creperie was a mainstay when I lived in the city and for special events years before and after. Wonderful wines, a vibrant, kitschy atmosphere, and the best crepes I have ever … [Read more...]

Sometimes You Just Have to Launch

I struggle with perfectionism.  I work on things sometimes far too long before I pull the plug and let them fly.  I decided late last week not to do that with my website and brand relaunch. And, it's funny.  I expect my life to be a work in progress. I welcome it. I love learning and growing and … [Read more...]