You and I are currently experiencing the “dog days” of quarantine. Did you know that the word “Quarantine” is a term derived from the Italian word quaranta?  Originally, it meant 40 days of isolation to control an outbreak of a contagious disease. Today, the word is still used to describe this COVID-19 pandemic where communities are asked…

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Joshua Becker

Joshua Becker will tell you to seek significance, not just happiness, and that simplifying your life enables you to be free to do good works. He is a writer, author, and philanthropist. He has written several best-selling books, publishes Becoming Minimalist, and founded The Hope Effect. A thrill to have my friend on the podcast.…

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Our goal was to raise $5,600 to cover Bheem’s surgeries. This covered the costs of both of surgeries, and we did it! Many thanks to all who donated and helped Bheem move forward with his much deserved, happy and healthy life! And now, for even more great news…Bheem has found his furever home! Bheem has…

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Sock Problems

#GetYourSockOn It was a little over five years ago when I had this idea to use my “super powers” of creativity to try and make a difference. Today, I’m thrilled to be doing my part to make a dent in some of the world’s largest problems with my altruistic sock company Sock Problems.  The goal is…

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We knew it would be HARD, but not this HARD. But let me tell you: foundationing is WICKED HARD. Today marks the one year anniversary of achieving 501(c)(3) probationary status from the IRS. We thought it would be all downhill from there. Oh my, were we off a bit. And I am not even talking…

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We worked in support of the Gary Sinise Foundation to support their Emergency COVID-19 Combat Service campaign! We raised $1,130 by our goal date of April 12, 2020 — and the Schnick Family Foundation matched your donations up to $1,000. Thank you for helping support our heroes! Of course, everyone knows Lt. Dan Taylor, the…

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Gregary Brown

Very pleased to welcome Mr. Gregary Brown to the podcast. Greg is the Executive Director of the AARP Foundation’s Experience Corps Chicago office. I’ve had the pleasure to meet with Greg a few times now, including touring a local elementary school involved in his program. You are going to enjoy spending a little time with…

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