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FOR THE ENTREPRENEUR IN YOU

career

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.
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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

FAMILY

Modern Guide to Finding the Right Babysitter

Parenting isn’t the same as it used to be. It just isn’t. Family makes-ups and dynamics have changed drastically over the years, along with society’s expectations of parents. In the modern age, both parents are typically employed, single parent families are more common, and adults don’t want to sacrifice their

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GROOMING

Men’s Grooming Tips for the Office

Many men are wary when it comes to proper grooming. You were probably told not to put too much effort into your appearance or you’ll lose your “man card”. While that might have been true for your Grandpa Dave who spent twelve hours a day

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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.

BUSINESS

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

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DATING

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

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WELLNESS

Window to the World: Finding Your Zen at Work

Even your dream job can be stressful, so taking a few minutes for a mental break is important. Studies done in 2013 found that the cultivation of a more relaxed and rested self actually boosts productivity and quality of work. By taking the time to take care of yourself,

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