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2907, 2021

It’s not an overnight success: How my healthcare client launched a public speaking career & published her book

By |July 29th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Business, Media, Personal|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on It’s not an overnight success: How my healthcare client launched a public speaking career & published her book

Sometimes we see someone on TV, in a TEDx, on Instagram… and think, wow, she really made it. We don’t see all the work that went into it. No success is overnight. Nothing is instant. I can tell you from personal experience that no matter how famous or wealthy, celebrated or successful someone becomes, there is always a “before.” There [...]

2107, 2021

5 Ways Healthcare Professionals Can Improve Telehealth Appointments for Patients

By |July 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog, Business, Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Ways Healthcare Professionals Can Improve Telehealth Appointments for Patients

A lot changed about how we do our jobs during the pandemic. For healthcare professionals, a watershed moment arrived for technology that was slowly trickling in for years.  All of a sudden, telehealth appointments became the norm and many felt unprepared for how to best connect with their patients in this new virtual setting. Even when the pandemic is over, [...]

1204, 2020

Silver Linings in a Pandemic

By |April 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Business, Personal|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Silver Linings in a Pandemic

I miss my mom. And yes, even though we may bicker when we’re together, I really miss my sisters. I felt very guilty on Easter morning for feeling lonely. For missing my family. How can you feel lonely if your house is full? I still did. I screwed up the pierogis. I’ve never made them. I kind of watched when [...]

2903, 2020

How to look your best on video conference calls

By |March 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Business, Media, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How to look your best on video conference calls

People around the world are finding themselves working and conducting media interviews from home for the first time. The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many to move their in-person meetings to video conferencing on platforms like Zoom, Skype, Google Hangouts and GoToMeeting. It’s also changing the media landscape. Interviews that used to be done from a studio are now being shot [...]

1403, 2019

How to get into college or land an internship without an expensive admissions scheme

By |March 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to get into college or land an internship without an expensive admissions scheme

“Don’t #$% this up. It’s the rest of your life.” That’s the advice and strategy I received before I headed into a local community college in the northwest suburbs of Chicago to take my ACT. My father said those words to me as he dropped me off. I know my dad – this was not his normal supportive dad advice. I [...]

2112, 2018

Pregnancy, Fertility, and 5 things I changed to pull off my biggest production

By |December 21st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Personal|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

I have produced thousands of hours of TV news. I have willed chopper signals to appear (aggravating directors), created brand new news shows in cities I didn’t know, worked days straight without sleep to get the job done... Never in my life have I wanted to produce something more, and have been more disappointed -- over and over. This story [...]