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In the last presidential election, fewer than 60% of voting age Americans actually voted. And this was one of the most watched events in history.  In the prior election it was fewer than 40% Surprised? Don’t be.  The numbers have been low for years.  This year,  we can all step up and do something about it. (CLICK HERE to find voting locations in Chicago) ... More >>

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 Politics No Comments

A month in at Winston & Strawn

Office2Just about a month ago, I started my new job at a large law firm in Chicago, Winston & Strawn.  The time has definitely flown by. ... More >>

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Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 Careers No Comments

365 Days of Yoga. What I learned? And why I kept going?

8365 days and two weeks ago  I stepped into my first yoga studio (and took my first yoga class since 2007).   I had no idea what was in store that Sunday, but since that day, I’ve practiced 365 consecutive days and probably went to about 450 classes (I still need to count the exact number).  This is a short reflection piece of my 365 days. ... More >>

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 Inspiration, Yoga 2 Comments

Exactly one year ago. Seth Godin. And working on a project that mattered. [Video]

 Exactly one year ago,  0-yC09gqmbG8a96YGjI spent two weeks working with Seth Godin and 15 other extraordinares. ... More >>

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 Entrepreneurship No Comments

Grace during transitions

Trballerinabeautifulgirlshadowsilhouetteballet-c14ce22b75a23d557400881d631c0621_h_largeansitions are hard.  And often times feel awkward. ... More >>

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Monday, July 21st, 2014 Leadership, Yoga No Comments

MLT Volunteers with Open Hand in Atlanta

14 - 1MLT is at it again.  Just today, the Atlanta Chapter organized a volunteer activity in downtown Atlanta to pack food for homebound seniors and the underprivileged people in the local community. ... More >>

Saturday, July 12th, 2014 Business School No Comments

Chicago’s Most Eligible Singles 2014 – Thank You Chicago

SinglesA couple weeks ago,  I learned that Chicago magazine selected me as one of the Most Eligible Chicagoans for 2014.  What a fun surprise! ... More >>

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 Networking, Yoga No Comments

Revive the Dream: April Session with Teach for America and Josh Anderson

photo 4Just a few weeks ago, I organized and hosted the April session for  Revive the Dream.  Our 2013 Fellows were lucky to spend the evening with Josh Anderson, a long-time Executive Director of Teach for America.  The topic of the evening was talent in the education field. ... More >>

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 Careers, Education, Revive the Dream No Comments

Revive the Dream: Session 6 with OneGoal and Sarah Berghorst

March 1Just a few hours ago, I hosted the March session for the Revive the Dream Program.  The RTD program fellows were lucky to spend the evening with Sarah Berghorst, Executive Director of OneGoal in Chicago.  The topic of the evening was college persistence, particularly in Chicago. ... More >>

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 Diversity, Education No Comments

Yoga, Gratitude and the Lottery

lottoOne of my heroes (and former colleague last summer) Seth Godin once told a story about the importance of being grateful. The story reminded me a lot of the Yama, Aparigraha, which is being grateful for what we have. The story went something like this. ... More >>

Sunday, March 9th, 2014 Business School No Comments

Practice everyday. Shun the non-believers

skepticsSince starting the 100 Day Challenge, I’ve run into skeptical people, including just a few days ago which prompted this post.  People skeptical about the idea of 100 days. ... More >>

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 Leadership, Yoga No Comments

Revive the Dream: Session 5 with Melinda Spooner and Melissa Zaikos

RTD 2Just yesterday, we hosted the fifth session for the Revive the Dream Fellows Program.  Our Fellows were lucky to spend the evening with Melinda Spooner (Executive Director of Achievement Network) and Melissa Zaikos (CEO of Intrinsic Charter Schools).  The topic of the evening was Technology and the Common Core. ... More >>

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 Education, Events, Revive the Dream No Comments

Yoga 100 Challenge: 1 Week Down

group yogaA quick update on our Yoga 100 project. ... More >>

Monday, February 10th, 2014 Yoga No Comments

The power of once a day. Drip by drip.

sweatOnce a day is easier said than done of course. There are over 360 days and more than 200 working days a year. No matter how you slice it, it’s a lot and it’s way more than the 21 days they say it take to create a habit. Basically in our 100 days of yoga, we’re creating a habit 5 times over. ... More >>

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 Yoga 1 Comment

Generosity matters more than ever

generousIronically, during times of change and moments turmoil most people usually do just the opposite.  Think about it. ... More >>

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 Leadership No Comments

Secret office

CR ViewI just got back from a trip to Costa Rica. The trip was extraordinary.  Not only because the country is beautiful and the weather was warm but also because I thought more about my secret office. ... More >>

Saturday, January 25th, 2014 Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Yoga 1 Comment

100 Days of yoga blog is live and ready to share

challenge-and-changeHow can we be more connected to ourselves and those around us? How can we find change not just in our bodies but also in our minds? ... More >>

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 Inspiration, Leadership, Yoga No Comments

What if I’m afraid I can’t do it?

wantafraidThen you’d be in extraordinary company.  Many people I know have been afraid.  And most people who dare to do big things feel the same way. ... More >>

Monday, January 13th, 2014 Inspiration, Leadership No Comments

Inspirational video on never giving up

ArthurThis is a must see video. I love stories like this, ones that help us understand what we could we accomplish in our lives if we didn’t give up. More people need to see this! But be warned it’s a tear jerker. ... More >>

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Monday, January 6th, 2014 Inspiration, Yoga No Comments

#AskJeremy: Advice on Real Estate Programs and the GMAT

JCW_Logo_blog_photoIn a recent question, a reader in New York asked me asked a question about real estate programs and the GMAT. ... More >>

Saturday, January 4th, 2014 AskJeremy, Business School, Education 2 Comments

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