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Spotlight: Universal Standard

I sang the praises of Universal Standard back in 2017, but they deserve another spotlight because they are now the world’s most size-inclusive fashion brand. Since my first spotlight they’ve added more sizes to their clothing assortment, and opened a showroom in Seattle which is a five minute walk from our loft. I’ve taken clients there and we always come back smiling after a delightful experience. Universal Standard believes that style should be the only filter when you shop. As a result, they ...
Tags: Nordstrom, Fashion, France, US, Chicago, Italy, Peru, Seattle, Universal Standard, Brand Spotlight, Yorkie Sam, NYC Seattle Houston Portland


I'm a former Broadway actress who makes over $8,000 a month running a digital marketing company. Here's how I set my prices and find new clients.

Rachel Schur is an actress and digital marketing small business owner. Lauren Desbgerg Rachel Schur Chase, 33, is a Broadway actress and the founder of Schur Thing Media. When Broadway shut down in March due to the pandemic, Schur Chase began to expand her social media management side hustle into a full-time small business. She helps brick-and-mortar retailers launch online shops, mentors fellow stage actors who want to build an online presence, and manages clients' social media accounts a...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Florida, Instagram, Nbc, Small Business, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Social Media Marketing, Chicago, Broadway, Tina Fey, Melbourne, Annie, Actress


‘How To Get Away With Murder,’ ‘The Chi’ Actor Behzad Dabu Signs With A3 Artists Agency

A3 Artists Agency will represent actor Behzad Dabu. Dabu appeared as Simon Drake on How To Get Away with Murder. In the ABC series, Dabu’s character can be seen clashing with the group of interns studying under Viola Davis’ Annalise Keating. He also appeared in five episodes of Lena Waithe’s Showtime series, The Chi. Dabu played Amir. His additional credits include The Lion Guard, Dealbreakers, The Good Place and Chicago P.D. Dabu continues to be managed by Artists First.
Tags: Viola Davis, Film, Abc, Life, Chicago, Showtime, Annalise Keating, Lena Waithe, Dabu, Simon Drake, Behzad Dabu Signs With A3 Artists Agency, Behzad Dabu Dabu, Chi Dabu


Mink Pearls Jovan: An Aphrodite Born of Soapsuds

It was one of the most successful perfume startups in US history: Jovan Inc., a company founded in the late 1960s by Bernard Mitchell and Barry Shipp, began with the perfumed products of Mink Pearls. Mitchell's initial investment in the company amounted to US$100,000, and eleven years later it had turned into an $85 million fortune. By founding a successful perfumery venture in Chicago, he pr... Read full article: Mink Pearls Jovan: An Aphrodite Born of Soapsuds from Fragrantica Perfumes and...
Tags: Fashion, US, Chicago, Jovan, Fragrantica Perfumes, Bernard Mitchell, Jovan Inc, Barry Shipp, Mink Pearls Mitchell


“If humans don’t keep on exercising their lips. . .their brains start working?”

Seeking solitude can be a serious mistake. Ford Prefect, that alien from a small planet somewhere in the vicinity of Betelgeuse never quite understood earthlings’ peculiar “habit of continually stating and repeating the very, very obvious, as in ‘It’s a nice day,’ or ‘You’re very tall’.” He considers, then rejects the theory that human mouths seize up if not continually utilized.  He finally concludes that if human beings “don’t keep on exercising their lips…their brains start working.” That was...
Tags: Careers, Mit, Chicago, Ford, Michael Stipe, Sherry Turkle, Aristotle, Douglas Adams, Betelgeuse, Communication Skills, Conversational leadership, Nicholas Epley, Juliana Schroeder, University of Chicago Asking


The life of Donald Trump Jr., who once lived out of a truck, didn't speak to his father for a year, and spent 2020 campaigning with his girlfriend

Donald Trump Jr., 42, is President Donald Trump's eldest child. Andy Cross/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post / Getty Donald Trump Jr., eldest son of President Donald Trump, is an executive vice president of the Trump Organization. The 43-year-old, who has five children, has lived the majority of his life in the shadow of his father and younger sister Ivanka, but since his dad became president, his outspoken, anti-political-correct stance has come into its own. While Ivanka and his father...
Tags: Facebook, New York Post, Florida, Politics, Usa, New York, London, News, Abc, Washington Post, Washington, Life, White House, Russia, New York City, America


The life and career of billionaire Oracle cofounder and international playboy Larry Ellison, who just announced he's leaving Silicon Valley for Hawaii

Larry Ellison. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Larry Ellison, the founder and CTO of Oracle, has a net worth of $75.2 billion, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. But Ellison hasn't had the tech world's typical path to success. He dropped out of college twice and didn't become a billionaire until age 49. Over the years, he's built Oracle into a $180 billion behemoth whose former employees have gone on to start companies like Salesforce.  He's also become a lavish spender, owning several h...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Texas, Enterprise, California, Steve Jobs, Washington, Life, White House, US, America, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Features


The 25 small and midsize companies with the best CEOs in 2020, according to employees

Ellen Kullman, CEO of Carbon, is among the 25 best CEOs of small and midsize companies according to Comparably. Joe Scarnici/Getty Images Career site Comparably just released its annual list of the best CEOs at small and midsize companies. The list is based on anonymous employee ratings over a 12-month period. Jason Purcell, the CEO of e-commerce software company Salsify, ranked at the top of the small and midsize companies list. View the full lists from Comparably here. Visit Business Ins...
Tags: Career, New York, Boston, US, Careers, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Companies, Alex Austin, Chicago, San Diego, San Jose, DuPont


'No offense': Obama, an adopted Chicagoan, favors New York-style pizza over deep-dish pizza

President Barack Obama. Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images Former President Barack Obama, to the surprise of many, favors New York-style pizza over Chicago deep-dish pizza. "I love Chicago deep-dish pizza," Obama said. "I love my hometown. But New York-style, being able to fold it, walk while you're eating, there's an efficiency element to it that I think puts it over the top." The former president firmly rejects pineapple as a pizza topping, though. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more...
Tags: Politics, New York, Jimmy Fallon, Obama, Pizza, Life, New York City, Barack Obama, Trends, Chicago, Hawaii, Fallon, Jimmy Fallon Fallon, John L Dorman, Deep-dish Pizza, Barack Obama Kevin Dietsch


Inside the many homes of Walt Disney, from his parents' cottage, which cost $800 to build, to his lavish 'Technicolor Dream House' in Palm Springs

Outside Disney's Los Feliz home. Patricia Ruben Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, and died in 1966 in Burbank, California. Throughout his life, he lived in multiple properties, mainly in California. His childhood home in Chicago was designed and built by his parents in the 1890s. In recent years, it's been restored by The Walt Disney Birthplace. He raised his two children in a 6,388-square-foot home, which was listed for $3.65 million in 2014. He called his...
Tags: Real Estate, California, Life, Disney, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Chicago, Manhattan, Jennifer Lopez, Roy, Cinderella, Walt Disney World, Los Angeles Times, Walt Disney, Mediterranean


The 25 best MBA programs in the world for a career in tech

MIT (Sloan) has the best MBA program for a career in tech, according to Quacquarelli Symonds. MIT Sloan QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global higher education analyst, released its list of the best MBA programs for people interested in a career in technology. This ranking is one of seven specializations lists that were recently published; The best MBAs for a career in finance was another one of these rankings that looks at a specific career path.  MIT Sloan School of Management's MBA program w...
Tags: New York, Texas, Stanford, Careers, Los Angeles, Trends, Tech, Barcelona, Features, Chicago, Paris, Oxford, Philadelphia, Seattle, Nus, Madrid


Schluss mit trockenen Lippen: Auf welche Inhaltsstoffe du achten solltest

Sobald es draußen ein bisschen frischer wird, sind sie so sicher wie ein Nuller im Lotto: trockene, rissige, blasse Lippen. Und da es sich mit denen besonders schlecht Glühwein trinkt (autsch), wird’s höchste Zeit, deine Lippen auf Vordermann zu bringen.  „Einsicht ist der erste Schritt zur Besserung“, heißt es so schön. Nun dann: Gehen wir deinen spröden Lippen doch erstmal auf den Grund – woher kommen sie, und was kannst du besser machen, um sie nicht bloß wiederzubeleben, sondern ihr...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Chicago, Luft, Joshua Zeichner, Essen, TIPP, Zeichner, Beispiel, Grund, Hadley King, Musli, Lippen, Schaden, Gehen, Glaub


From rich kid to first daughter: The life of Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump, 38. Jemal Countess / Getty Images Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump's eldest daughter, has lived her life in the public eye. The 39-year-old has been a business executive, runway model, socialite, doting mother, and key advisor in her father's administration. Here's a closer look at her life, career, and time in the White House. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Ivanka Trump has lived her life in the public eye.Born to then real-estate mogul Donald Trump ...
Tags: South Korea, Post, Japan, Politics, New York, News, Entertainment, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Life, White House, Germany, India, New York City


The 15 Spookiest Episodes of Old-Time Horror Radio

With our archives now 3,500+ articles deep, we’ve decided to republish a classic piece each Friday to help our newer readers discover some of the best, evergreen gems from the past. This article was originally published in October 2014. Before folks sat around the TV watching American Horror Story or classic movies like The Shining and Friday the 13th, they gathered around the radio to listen to their favorite weekly programs. Many of them were comedies or dramas, just like today’s television p...
Tags: England, London, Featured, Nbc, Life, La, Africa, Orson Welles, Vincent Price, Travel & leisure, Chicago, South America, Himalayas, Smith, Jay, Lake Mead


25 small and midsize companies with the best work-life balance, according to employees

Gympass is one of the best small to midsize companies with great work-life balance, according to Comparably. Courtesy of Comparably Working at a company where you can balance your time between work and everything else is important, especially to avoid burnout and to take care of your mental health amid the pandemic. Career website Comparably released a new ranking of the small and midsize companies with the best work-life balance. To do this, the company analyzed 10 million employee rating...
Tags: Boston, US, Careers, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Work Life Balance, Company Culture, Bloomberg, Features, Chicago, Higher Education, Bellevue, Healthcare, Portland, Cambridge


28% of people who moved this year did so to avoid catching COVID-19

A total of 15.9 million people moved between February and July this year, according to MyMove, a platform that provides information for people who submit a change of address with the United States Postal Service. Their reasons for doing so varied.
Tags: Texas, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Data, Analysis, Chicago, Radio, Brooklyn, United States, Usps, Manhattan, Jamaica, Naples, Evanston, Oak Park


'The cliches are plentiful' – a French view of Emily in Paris

The author of Je Ne Suis Par Parisienne asks why the creator of Sex and the City filmed the Wikipedia version of French life in the Netflix showThe Sex and the City creator, Darren Star, has struck again. This time, it is in the shape of a Chicago-born, Paris-hailing twentysomething American working for a luxury marketing firm (what else?). Netflix’s Emily in Paris has taken viewers to the City of Lights, and one thing is certain – the cliches are plentiful. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, France, Wikipedia, Life and style, World news, Chicago, Netflix, Culture, Television & radio, Paris, Darren Star, Emily, Je Ne Suis Par Parisienne


The 25 best small companies for compensation, according to employees

Employees at accounting software company TaxJar said they felt they were compensated well. TaxJar Career site Comparably released a ranking of the highest-rated small and mid-size businesses for compensation, according to employees. Employees from top-ranked companies with 500 employees or fewer were asked if they were paid fairly, and a large majority of them agreed that they were. Pendo, a computer software company based in Raleigh, North Carolina, was named the best company for compensa...
Tags: Career, Jobs, Boston, Careers, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Features, Companies, Chicago, Compensation, Portland, Cambridge, Career Advice, Santa Clara


An Open Letter To My Younger Self

Hi, it's me.  You don't know me, but in time you will. I have the benefit of time and experience on my side and wanted to share some thoughts with you if you're willing to listen. If you receive this, please know that it comes from a good place.  Let's talk about that time in high school when you ran with the cool kids for a short while before they rejected you. What they rejected was how hard you were trying to be something that you weren't. You'd think this experience would have taught you...
Tags: Business, New York, Life, Chicago, Ny, Long Island, Don, Pratt, David Armano


Emily In Paris on Netflix

Vincent and I binge watched the new series, Emily in Paris, on Netflix last Friday.   Emily in Paris, written and created by Darren Star, who also created Sex and the City, tells the tale of Emily Cooper, a wide-eyed, American millennial, who is a junior assistant at a Chicago based marketing company, who is suddenly whisked to Paris to work at an upscale, luxury marketing company. Emily arrives in Paris without knowing anyone or a word of French and moves into a chamber de bonne on the f...
Tags: Travel, Fashion, New York, Hollywood, Film, Star, Chicago, Netflix, Paris, Vincent, Pat, Darren Star, Emily, Lily Collins, Frenchie, Palais Royal


Neu auf Netflix: Auf diese Serien & Filme kannst du dich im Oktober freuen

Die Tage werden kürzer, die Filmabende länger!Gibt es etwas Schöneres als es sich an kalten, verregneten Herbsttagen zusammen mit seinen Lieben auf dem Sofa gemütlich zu machen und einen Film zu schauen? (Also abgesehen davon, den kompletten Sonntag mit dem Laptop im warmen, kuscheligen Bett zu verbringen, natürlich.) Eben. Und deswegen stelle ich dir heute mal wieder Filme und Serien vor, die in diesem Monat auf Netflix landen. Also zück schon mal dein Smartphone und trag direkt ein paar Filmab...
Tags: Fashion, Music, England, Mexico, Kentucky, France, India, David Letterman, Spain, Chicago, Rebecca, Colombia, Netflix, Brooklyn, Egypt, Marseille


3 Reasons Why Parents End Up in Foreclosure

According to the FDIC, one in every 200 homes will be sold in foreclosure. While many have never personally dealt with a foreclosure, every homeowner should understand what a foreclosure entails and how to avoid it. Luckily, bank repossessions have dropped in 2020, down 44% from last year.  Get to know about the foreclosure process, how one gets to that point, and how to avoid foreclosure altogether. What Is Foreclosure? First, it’s essential to know what foreclosure means and h...
Tags: Fashion, Chicago, Loans, Home Ownership, Loan, Home Loan, Foreclosure, FDIC, Home Life, Home Owner, Loan Agencies, Vantage Group Legal


6 ways to learn more about a company's culture at your next job interview

Use these tips at your next job interview to properly evaluate company culture. Pawita Warasiri/EyeEm/Getty Images It can be tough to know if a company's culture is right for you, but luckily, there are strategies you can use to assess whether it's a fit or not in your next job interview.  Take some time to research the company beforehand — you can learn a lot from perusing their website or speaking to people who've worked there.  At the interview, ask critical questions about company cult...
Tags: Milwaukee, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Company Culture, Staples, Chicago, Job Search, Interviewing, Monster, Nordic, Job Searching, Massachusetts General Hospital, Martinez, MGH, Contributor


NBA legend Michael Jordan owns several multimillion-dollar homes across the US. Take a look inside his impressive real estate portfolio and see which ones are for sale.

Michael Jordan has homes in Park City, Utah, Highland Park, Illinois, and Charlotte, North Carolina. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP/Google Maps Billionaire and NBA legend Michael Jordan owns five multimillion-dollar homes across the US. Jordan owns two homes in North Carolina where the NBA team he owns, the Charlotte Hornets, is based, and one in Jupiter, Florida. The other two are currently for sale in Illinois and Utah. Jordan is one of the greatest basketball players of all time, and he has in...
Tags: Photos, Real Estate, Life, US, Sports, Trends, Strategy, Nike, Features, Chicago, Michael Jordan, Basketball, Nba, Jordan, Lebron James, Kobe Bryant


Luxury hotels are launching 'workation' packages to lure in travelers who can work remotely. We checked out 3 hotels in LA to see how their amenities stack up — here's what we found.

The lobby at the Viceroy Santa Monica. Molly O'Brien As companies opt to have employees work from home through at least the end of 2020, some workers are starting to indulge "workation" packages at hotels. They can stay just for the day — or overnight — and enjoy new surroundings, like poolside cabanas with outlets. Freelance writer Molly O'Brien visited three hotels in Los Angeles to check out their "workation" packages. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Across the U...
Tags: Work From Home, Hollywood, Life, La, Los Angeles, Trends, Chicago, United States, Pacific Ocean, Luxury Hotels, Staycation, Santa Monica, Tropicana, Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood Boulevard, Tang


Meet the 15 richest people in finance, who have a collective net worth of over $300 billion

Warren Buffett takes the top spot. Bill Pugliano/Getty The wealthiest people in finance, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index and Forbes Billionaires List, have a collective net worth of almost $300 billion.  Included in the mix are self-made tycoons like Warren Buffett, as well as people who have inherited their wealth, like Fidelity scion Abigail Johnson.  From legendary investors to high-flying bankers, here, in ascending order, are the 15 richest people in finance. All ranks a...
Tags: Microsoft, Indonesia, Life, Finance, Boston, India, New York City, US, NFL, Trends, Investment, Bloomberg, Banking, Features, Chicago, Harvard


6 Reasons Why You Should Consider Moving to Chicago

Being someone from a small town, I’ve always had those big city aspirations. There’s nothing wrong with living in a town where basically everyone knows everybody. About 8 years ago, we moved to a much bigger city which is right next to Atlanta. With my daughter graduating high school in less than three years, we’re thinking about moving again. We’re open to pretty much anywhere in America and the big city is what we’re eyeing. We have thought about just moving to Atlanta and other cities like ...
Tags: Family, Life, America, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Georgia, Chicago, Michael Jordan, Jazz, NHL, Chicago Cubs, Zumper, Montrose, Macy, Blackhawks, Wrigley Field


Billionaire financier Ken Griffin spent $20 million campaigning for Illinois not to raise ultrawealthy residents' taxes amid the coronavirus budget crisis

Ken Griffin. Heidi Gutman/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Ken Griffin is campaigning to prevent his home state of Illinois from implementing a progressive income tax system that would charge the ultrawealthy more. Griffin, the billionaire hedge-fund manager behind Citadel, donated $20 million to an organization advocating against the tax changes and wrote an op-ed in The Chicago Tribune about the proposal. Illinois is far from the only state facing a budget crisis amid t...
Tags: New York, Life, Trends, Getty Images, Chicago, Billionaires, District Of Columbia, Illinois, Griffin, Billionaire, Hyatt, Chicago Tribune, Springfield, Citadel, Ken Griffin, Sam Zell


Billionaire financier Ken Griffin spent $20 million campaigning for Illinois not to raise his taxes amid the coronavirus budget crisis

Ken Griffin. Heidi Gutman/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Ken Griffin is campaigning to prevent his home state of Illinois from implementing a progressive income tax system that would charge the ultrawealthy more. Griffin, the billionaire hedge-fund manager behind Citadel, donated $20 million to an organization advocating against the tax changes and wrote an op-ed in The Chicago Tribune about the proposal. Illinois is far from the only state facing a budget crisis amid t...
Tags: New York, Life, Trends, Getty Images, Chicago, Billionaires, District Of Columbia, Illinois, Griffin, Billionaire, Chicago Tribune, Springfield, Citadel, Ken Griffin, Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments


Billionaire financier Ken Griffin committed $20 million campaigning for Illinois not to raise wealthy residents' taxes

Ken Griffin. Heidi Gutman/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Ken Griffin is campaigning to prevent his home state of Illinois from implementing a progressive income tax system that would charge the wealthy more. Griffin, the billionaire hedge-fund manager behind Citadel, donated $20 million to an organization advocating against the tax changes and wrote an op-ed in The Chicago Tribune about the proposal. Other states facing budget shortfalls, like New York, have even debate...
Tags: New York, Life, Trends, Getty Images, Chicago, Billionaires, District Of Columbia, Illinois, Griffin, Billionaire, Hyatt, Chicago Tribune, Springfield, Citadel, Ken Griffin, Sam Zell



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