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Six Dresses: The Power of Fashion to Transform How You Look on the Outside & How You Feel on the Inside

I used to wear dresses – a lot. Whether casual dresses or business dresses or cocktail dresses or ...

From the Ground Up: Building a Business Through Content & Community

Elisa Schmitz (center) on the Medill Women in Marketing panel with (from left to right) Karen Entriken, Tiffany ...

“Shark Tank” Star Daymond John’s Top Tip for Entrepreneur Success

Elisa Schmitz with Daymond John, founder of FUBU and star of "Shark Tank." As an entrepreneur, Daymond John, founder ...

11 Key Traits of Successful Startup Founders & Entrepreneurs

Elisa Schmitz pitches her business, 30Seconds, at 1871 Chicago, the hub for tech startups. I often get asked ...

Entrepreneurs: Stop Worrying About Waves; Ride Them One at a Time

Entrepreneurs, learn to ride the waves, one at a time. For entrepreneurs, there are many times when life ...

Tech Biz Gurl Jessica Williams Shares Basics of Entrepreneurship

"Tech Biz Gurl" Jessica Williams and Elisa Schmitz at the launch party for "Curated Chicago." Have you ever ...