Personal Branding

Life Lessons: Breathe

Control Your Breath to Lessen Your Stress and Anxiety Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality.” ~Thích Nhất Hạnh It is common to hold our breaths when stressed. Just pay attention next time you are anxious or tense. Are… Read More ›

Life Lessons: Self-Worth

Never let anyone determine your self-worth  So much of our self-image is pieced together from the bits reflected by others: parents, siblings, friends, teachers and peers – even strangers. An ability to independently define your own identity and value requires… Read More ›

Mentoring with Fabio Viviani

A few weeks ago, I ate lunch at the amazing Siena Tavern in Chicago’s River North area.  Afterwards, I did a bit of research for my restaurant review and came across this interview with Siena’s Executive Chef, Fabio Viviani. Besides being charming, dynamic and witty,… Read More ›