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RISING STARS

The CEO Solving The Tech Industry’s Biggest Problem

The world is full of fearless innovators. Meet the Rising Stars making a difference in their communities and industries. Who is Aaron Filous? Aaron Filous is the Founder and CEO of Promotable, a flexible service which is reducing the analytical talent gap by delivering education

RISING STARS

The CEO Disrupting The $30B Beauty Industry

The world is full of fearless innovators. Meet the Rising Stars making a difference in their communities and industries. Who is George Powell? George Powell is the Founder and CEO of Easy Beauty, a native platform for iOS and Android. Easy Beauty allows independent beauty

RISING STARS

The Founder Inspiring Change Around The World

The world is full of fearless innovators. Meet the Rising Stars making a difference in their communities and industries. Who is Adi Redzic? Adi Redzic is a life and business coach, leadership trainer, author, keynote speaker, and entrepreneur. He is the founder of a boutique

BUSINESS

Simple Guide To Finding The Right Co-founder

So you’ve come up with an innovative product or service. Your working model has been tested in focus groups, and now you are ready to sell or provide to the marketplace. What skills and talents will you seek as you select a cofounder for your

ENTERTAINMENT

Which Queer Eye Star Is A Secret Entrepreneur?

The LGBTQ community is filled with innovators who have faced adversity in their personal lives. These industrialists inspire others through their entrepreneurial spirit and perseverance. Thanks to shows like Netflix’s Queer Eye, the world has been introduced to five makeover experts who teach compassion and

RISING STARS

The CEO Who Wants To Break You Out Of Your Cage

The world is full of fearless innovators. Meet the Rising Stars making a difference in their communities and industries. Who is Clinton Harris? Clinton Harris is the CEO and Founder of Clinton Harris Coaching, a life-changing program that helps people push past personal traumas. He is also

TECH

This Company Will Pay You To Work From Home

When Michael Zima and his wife experienced yet another brutal Chicago winter three years ago, they had only one thing on their mind. Get out. Their decision to move led to a fresh life abroad, a new business partnership for Michael, and an unconventional way

Hero Coffee Owner at GREY Journal
RISING STARS

The Latina Entrepreneur Who Wants You To Be A Hero

The world is full of fearless innovators. Meet the Rising Stars making a difference in their communities and industries. Who is Michelle Martinez? Michelle Martinez is the Managing Partner and visionary leader behind Hero Coffee Bar in Chicago. She has worked in the food and

TECH

A Forgotten Billionaire: Marc Andreessen & Netscape

I’m not sure if the average earthling has given a thought about Netscape since the late 1990s. Yet, through this inevitably inadequate web browser, co-founder Marc Andreessen accumulated a sizable chunk of his 1.4 billion dollar fortune. Both Netscape and this unknown fellow managed to

BUSINESS

Building Culture With A Small Team

Building a strong, collaborative employee team is a key element to organizational success. Employee teams are one of the best ways to accomplish business objectives. Taking independently talented people and merging their talents allows them the opportunity to release their creativity and contribute to the

DATING

Dating Tips for New Entrepreneurs and Night Owls

Who is Alex and what is this? This is an advice column where I, Alex, answer your questions about dating and about life. Got a question you want to see featured? Submit it in the comments below! Dating for New Business Owners “I am in the

TECH

Richard Browning, The Man Defying Gravity

One could say the link between our world’s science and technological advancements trace back to Sir Isaac Newton, and his discovery of gravity which led to his Three Laws of Motion. It’s safe to say if it weren’t for Newton and his Laws, we would

WELLNESS

The Argument Against Giving Your All

The idea of giving something 100% of your time and effort has always been associated with success. Want to get stronger? Get yourself to the gym every day and don’t leave until you’re exhausted. Want an A on that test? Pull some all-nighters in the

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.
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