Donna Heidkamp is the executive director of RJO Futures. She holds an M.S. in financial markets and trading from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Bachelor’s of agricultural economics from Texas Tech University. Donna is also a wife and mother of three boys.
Tags: advice, In Her Shoes, mother, positive
Switching up your career can often come with more questions than you expect. What’s going to happen to your relationship? Are you ready for this? And, perhaps the most important question of all, is it right for you?
Tags: advice, Asked & Answered, careers, relationships, relocation
All is fair in love and war – except maybe when your partner crosses a line. Get advice on how to approach politics in your relationship during this heated election cycle.
Tags: advice, Asked & Answered, Election 2016, politics, relationships
Our readers are looking for advice on a disappointing Valentine’s Day and an inappropriate boss-man. Communication reigns supreme this week in the advice from blogger Katie Campbell.
Tags: advice, Asked & Answered, communication, empowerment, Valentine's Day
Gia Kubik has proved she is a force to be reckoned with in the Chicago area. She is an author, motivational speaker and stand up comedienne. Above all, she is a mother of a 15-year-old son.
Tags: advice, In Her Shoes, mother, positivity
One reader with the skills and drive for new opportunities seeks tips for nailing the interview process. But what she might see as a self-sabotaging pattern could be turned to her benefit!
Tags: advice, Asked & Answered, careers, Confidence, interview
Lisa Payne began teaching fitness classes and personal training while getting her MFA in writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Out of this seemingly serendipitous collaboration came a vibrant career and a passion for building strength and self-confidence in others.
Tags: advice, In Her Shoes, positivity, success
This week’s advice column features two questions that speak to persisting problems in the feminist arena. Blogger Katie Campbell gives a hard dose of reality and asks whether we aren’t perpetuating the ideas we set out to combat.
Tags: advice, Asked & Answered, equality, family, feminism, women
Larvetta Loftin left her posh corporate job in 2000 to become the successful entrepreneur she is today. Loftin shared advice from Michael Jordan and her own secrets to staying fabulous when she sat down for an interview with our own Taylor Arnett.
Tags: advice, In Her Shoes, positivity, service, success
This week, blogger Katie Campbell focuses on just one question from the IHSF community – a question men and women alike can relate to. Get advice on embracing the art of relaxation, and achieve a more fulfilled you.
Tags: advice, Asked & Answered, mind & body, restless