May 1, 2015

Eco-Friendly Fashion

On April 22nd, the annual event known as Earth day was celebrated worldwide. The very first thing that pops into most people’s mind on this day is “how can we take better care of our planet?”  Yes, planting trees and cleaning up […]
April 27, 2015

Weather Rain or Shine – There’s an app for that

Every morning I wake up and my first thought is almost always ‘I wonder what the weather is going to be like today?’.  Now granted, living in the Chicago area all my life has trained me to be prepared for […]
April 23, 2015

Playtime Isn’t Just for Children!

I’ve walked past colleagues’ desks where someone is throwing a ball in the air as they sit on the phone, or they are squeezing a stress reliever as they tinker with numbers in Excel.  I’ve even been known to create […]
April 17, 2015

Fashion Friday: Apparel “En plein air”

Now that winter has come to an end, Mother Nature is finally giving us a taste of spring. You know what that means? Spring cleaning of course! No, actually it means you can get your hands on a new wardrobe […]
April 14, 2015

WORKPLACE CULTURE – What is it? Is it really that important?

Our Summit Self-Assessment Survey, shared during our last Open Forum, spoke of our workplace culture.  I think that so many Summiteers don’t really know what a workplace culture is, so I researched and wanted to address that issue!  The unofficial definition […]
April 3, 2015

Fashion Friday: Sophisticated & Sporty

Welcome to the end of my series on Athleisure!  If you’re reading Summit Group’s blog for the first time, you can catch up by reading my first post on the topic here.  The other two regarding layering and contrast piping are worth […]
March 24, 2015

Committed to Quality

In all that we do, we should be committed to doing it well and to the best of our ability.  This statement applies not only in our daily living at home but at the workplace as well and should be […]
March 20, 2015

Fashion Friday: Make A Bold Statement

Welcome back to my series on Athleisure! If you are just now joining in or need to refresh your memory, you can check out my first post on the topic where I give an overview of what Athleisure is, and the […]
March 12, 2015

Chicago Polar Plunge: Going Gaga for promo items

The Chicago Special Olympics Polar Plunge was just in the nick of time to still be crazy cold before the warmer temps moved in. Local celebrities as well as some of the paparazi’s favorites can be spotted taking a dunk in the […]
March 6, 2015

Fashion Friday: It’s All About the Layers

Two weeks ago I introduced the term “Athleisure” to our readers. To refresh your memory, Athleisure is a type of athletic fashion that is “anything from designer leggings of the Lululemon variety to cashmere sweats to layering pieces to absurdly fancy (and […]
March 5, 2015

American Born Moonshine Visits Summit’s Atlanta Office

Summit Group’s Atlanta office was lucky enough to welcome their newest client with a unique meet-n-greet. Two of American Born Moonshine’s own made the trip down south from their headquarters in Nashville to Atlanta on January 29th. Little did they […]