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Philanthropy Is a Leadership Issue

One of the things I love most about fundraising is that it is completely dependent on leadership.<b>In an ideal world..</b>• Leaders cast vision that grabs …

5 Principles to Help Open Loop Organizations Find More Donors

In my previous guest post I explained the difference between open loop and closed loop organizations. Both types of organizations have unique …

7 best things we ate at Taste of Chicago

What? Thirty-eight vendors, each of them with two or more items, are too many to choose from at Taste of Chicago? Well, we have a plan for you. We asked our Food & Dining reporters to each choose their favorite item from our attack on Taste on Wednesday, when we tried food from every provider.<p>Here …

Get your red meat fix at the best steakhouses in Chicago

Chicago may have outgrown its reputation as a meat-and-potatoes town, but there's no denying it: This is a city that loves its steak. Whether you're …

DIY All-Natural Hair Styling Pomade That Rocks!

When we first went down the Hippy path, one of the first things that I started learning how to make was all of our bath and beauty products. I have …

How 5 creatives overcome brainstorming buzz kills

Nothing sucks the creative energy out of a concepting session quicker than the dreaded brainstorming buzz killers. We’ve all been there: the …

Turns out traditional publishers do just fine with millennials

The conceit of a raft of new publishers is that traditional media companies have lost their way with young audiences.<p>And while it turns out many of …

10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today

2. <b>Brandnew, a startup that helps brands deliver native advertisements via Pinterest and Instagram, received a $1.1 million grant from the city of Berlin.</b> The money will be used by Brandnew to further develop the company's technology.<p>3. <b>Interpublic's Mediabrands projects U.S. ad spending will</b> …