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BUSINESS

Kevin Davenport (right) and Madeleine Hettich (left)
BUSINESS

What We All Can Learn From Kevin Davenport

Kevin Davenport's dedication to the success of the next generation is certainly commendable. With the current difficulties facing youths in troubled areas of Chicago, it's become harder for them to have access to the same resources and job training as their peers from other neighborhoods. Ideal Candidate acknowledges this problem and seeks to correct it.
HEALTH

3 Practices to Amp Up Your Life and Flourish in the New Year

Take your life to a new level of satisfaction and experience by cultivating new practices to enhance your aliveness. When you feel more alive, people are naturally attracted to you, you look better, you notice more, and you are more able to be present the moment, versus reactive. Consider these three practices:
MONEY

Why Diamond Rings Are a Huge Scam

Thinking about proposing to your better half? Great! But before you drop a couple stacks on an expensive rock, there are a few things you should know. No, not what size, cut, or price to consider. We’re talking about why diamond rings are a huge

Chicago Night Sky GREY Journal
MONEY

Chicago May Be the Next Digital Behemoth

  When it comes to rising above adversity, Chicago is a city with a history like no other. What began in the 19th century, in the midst of a booming economy, is a spark for innovation that still energizes industries today. We’re taking a look

BUSINESS

Real Innovation is Ageless

The Innovation of the Ages event held last week brought up some important issues with the modern workplace. Agism is typically defined as discrimination on the basis of a person’s age. In the business world, we see this prejudice manifest in the belief that people over

CULTURE

George H.W. Bush: A Farewell to a Man of Respect

Last month the world bade farewell to George H.W. Bush. The 41st President of the United States will forever be remembered as a man with strong values and a defender of principles. We’re taking a quick retrospect into his personal life, style, and the qualities

Group of Millennials Toasting
CULTURE

Why You Should Be Thanking Millennials

There are a lot of negative connotations attached to the word millennials. You’ve probably heard that they’re lazy, self-centered, and are killing mayo. I can already hear some of you grinding your teeth at the thought. But before you do that, first we need to

Gabriel Macht in suit
STYLE

Dress Like a Boss for Less

Don Draper. Harvey Specter. James Bond. These are powerful men who know how to get their jobs done and look good while doing them. Most of us can’t afford movie stellar looks, but there are still ways to put yourself together like a million bucks.

RELATIONSHIPS

Prove Your Point in a Professional Dispute

We’ve all been there. A coworker has done or said something that caused you grief and now you’re faced with a conflict at work. Seeing someone every day can stir up all sorts of agitations, but there are ways to get your point across in an argument

smiling man in suit
HEALTH

Healthier Skin Equals Better Success at Work

It’s common knowledge that people who are perceived as more confident have a better chance at success. Demonstrating a positive image will naturally draw others to your presence. There are steps you can take to both look successful and wow others in the workplace. Stay Physically Active man jogging on road Exercise

Jim and Pam from the Office on NBC
RELATIONSHIPS

Help! My Employees are Dating!

Being a boss means a lot of things. It means encouraging employees to do their best, giving them the tools they need to succeed, and managing a variety of tasks and updates all day long. Being a boss is hard work, but being a good

Ronald Hettich, 2018
CULTURE

No Half Measures: An Interview With Ronald Hettich

In February I had the opportunity to interview Ronald Hettich, a professional multitasker if there ever was one. Ronald is an accomplished engineer, inventor, small business owner, GREY club member, etc. Trust me, the list goes on. We sat down and talked about how and why he chose