Blog Archive: Jan 2018

Practicing Mindfulness This Month

Stress continues to plague the workplace, costing companies at least $300 billion a year through absenteeism, turnover and decreased productivity, according to the World Health Organization. That’s why several companies are starting to encourage mindfulness at work and why companies such as Adobe, Facebook, Google and Hubspot are even creating …

Chicago: The Windy City is Just Getting Started

Chicago is a city that embodies Midwest hospitality with a stunning skyline on the shores of Lake Michigan. Our city boasts an impressive array of venue selections and sightseeing opportunities for your next corporate event. Whether your group wants to immerse themselves into the architectural history of our streets, or …

Curiosity: Your Secret Weapon

One of the casualties of an overworked business environment is intellectual curiosity. With tighter budgets, shorter timelines, and fewer staff many of us are just trying to stay on top of our responsibilities so innovation and discovery seem like luxuries we can’t afford. Let the next team reinvent the annual …

New Year, New Goals: Creating a Vision Board

As we start 2018, it’s important to set goals. The best way to manifest these goals is through a vision board. I have been doing these for years and I am happy to share my tips and tricks to make your year the most successful one yet! 

So, let’s start with …

MeToo and the Hospitality Industry

2017 will go down as the year of reckoning for the entertainment industry, news outlets and politicians as claims of sexual harassment across the board reared its ugly head throughout the year. The recent scandals involving Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer and other high-profile celebrities have shined a new light on …