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Serial Entrepreneur, Master of Real Estate, Wanderlust, Community Driven

"I’ve had a lot of support from friends and family cheering me on to be myself, so being authentic is always the best way to go. The minute I stray away from that, I typically fail or don’t enjoy the outcome." - Gabe Leavell A day in the life of Gabe Leavell looks like what? … Continue reading Serial Entrepreneur, Master of Real Estate, Wanderlust, Community Driven

Entrepreneur, Expat, Traveler, The Black Bali Plug

 "Inspiration is anything that pushes you closer to self-actualization. We're all striving to become the best version of ourselves. Inspiration is anything that motivates us towards that." - Deirdre Amola Who is Deirdre Amola? Entrepreneur Hustler Traveler Nature lover Chaser of waterfalls Dream catcher Fitness fanatic Cheerleader (according to my friends) Dancing machine (get it … Continue reading Entrepreneur, Expat, Traveler, The Black Bali Plug

Felicia Calvin: 2017 NPC Bikini Champion, Certified Personal Trainer, Travel Enthusiast, 100% Black Girl Magic

“You are much more capable than you realize. The body does what the mind dictates. So it’s critical to always think positive thoughts, no matter what challenges we face.” - Felicia Calvin Who is Felicia Calvin? I’m multi-faceted, love a challenge, and not afraid to go against the norm. I’m a lover of experiences. From … Continue reading Felicia Calvin: 2017 NPC Bikini Champion, Certified Personal Trainer, Travel Enthusiast, 100% Black Girl Magic

A Golden Celebration Of Dance: Auditorium Theatre’s 50th Anniversary Re-Opening

Cool fact, in 1941 the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago closed its doors to the public due to the Great Depression. During this time, many businesses were affected. During the depression, the theatre was only used as a safe haven for servicemen during World War II and its grandeur fell hidden behind unfinished renovations and unused. … Continue reading A Golden Celebration Of Dance: Auditorium Theatre’s 50th Anniversary Re-Opening

Rayvon Shelton II: Copywriter, Blogger, Black King, Creator of #CauseRaySaid

"Every black man is a king. Regardless of what society says, and despite what someone may have told us, we are royalty." - Rayvon Shelton II Who is Rayvon Shelton? I am the black guy from Chicago who decided to create his own narrative of the black male experience because he was tired of seeing … Continue reading Rayvon Shelton II: Copywriter, Blogger, Black King, Creator of #CauseRaySaid

William Kueho Yu: Asian-American Story Teller, Freelance Writer, Senior Strategist, Pioneer of #StarringJohnCho

"I am someone who is trying to tell the stories that I wish I knew." - William Kueho Yu  Last September, I had the honor to join Will, along with 26 other bright young leaders across diverse backgrounds as a 2016 ADCOLOR Future - a unique program that’s dedicated to identifying and nuturing the next … Continue reading William Kueho Yu: Asian-American Story Teller, Freelance Writer, Senior Strategist, Pioneer of #StarringJohnCho