Category Archives: #GeniusLife

6 major lessons on creative entrepreneurship + scaling a creative biz I learned during my interview with Natasha Case of Coolhaus.

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6 major lessons on creative entrepreneurship + scaling a creative biz I learned during my interview with Natasha Case of Coolhaus.

Once upon a time, my best friend and I co-produced Chicago’s first food truck fest. Although we’re no longer doing the fest my interest in the food truck entrepreneur community carried on. I wanted to serve the ones who really were building their truck biz like an empire and true creatives at heart – looking to do some major innovating within their industry. Be still my heart, when researching for a not-so-secret-project of mine (I started creating it last fall), I came



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Creative People We Love: Jocelyn of Grandbaby Cakes

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We love our clients. We also love entrepreneurs and sharing their insight, wisdom and beginnings with you. Here we introduce you to Jocelyn of Grandbaby Cakes. It’s delicious. Enjoy.   Tell us a little bit about your start up story? How did it begin? It all began quite organically. I have been surrounded by bakers all of my life and never thought it would become a career for me. In fact, my career goals were more along the lines of



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Author Toni L. Coleman Carter + When Trouble Finds You.

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Author Toni L. Coleman Carter + When Trouble Finds You.

We love our clients and think that you will too. This week, we introduce author Toni L. Coleman Carter… Please tell us about Toni L. Coleman Carter the author. When and how did you decide writing was a career path? Writing isn’t my career path. I’m passionate about Human Resources. I started writing a book 10 years ago. I wanted to encourage teen mothers to face their challenges, and to make life better for their children. So I kept writing,



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The MCB Project + Art Curator Turned Interior Design Innovator.

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The MCB Project + Art Curator Turned Interior Design Innovator.

Please tell us about The MCB Project. What was your inspiration for it? Maya-Camille Broussard hosts The MCB Project , a web series documenting interior design projects inspired by pieces of art. In addition to web episodes, The MCB Project also has a blog that serves as a hub for all things art and design-related.     The MCB Project was created after a couple decided not to purchase a work of art from Broussard’s Chicago gallery, Three Peas Art



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Chris Curse, Hair Educator + Stylist Extraordinaire.

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Chris Curse, Hair Educator + Stylist Extraordinaire.

Meet our client Chris Curse of Chris Curse & Company. Founder Chris Curse is an international hair stylist and makeover specialist. As an educator, he provides classes, workshops and training for stylists in the United Status, Spain, South Africa and the United Kingdom. One visit with him and you’ll be Curse’d. And that’s a blessing… Please tell us about Chris Curse & Company. What was your inspiration for it? Chris Curse and Company is a licensed professional who trains stylists



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