• Beauty,  Business

    John Robert Powers on Why Modeling Has Changed

    The John Robert Powers agency here in Chicago is one of the most successful in Illinois and it attracts some of the finest models in the state. This has been a labour of love for the owners of the agency and they have been here in Chicago for over 30 years. As you can imagine, during that time they have seen a huge change in the way that modeling works and in the last decade alone there has been a seismic shift in attitudes towards the industry. We were fortunate enough to catch up with the head honchos at the agency over a lunch in Chicago, to find out exactly…

  • Business

    Why Ryan Shephard Always Wanted to Work In Emergency Services

    My buddy Ryan Shephard is a wonderful man and an outstanding public servant who has not only worked for the police force and arrested plenty of bad guys, but he has also in recent years began working for the fire services, helping out in the local community. As long as I have known Ryan he had wanted to help out in the community and he actually wanted to be a doctor when he first left high school. ¬†As soon as we left college however he was looking into working for the police or engaging in some form of community service. Ryan is a wonderful friend and a truly outstanding citizen,…