Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Making Harmony with Money: An Open Letter from Dad By Tad Gray Dear Erika and Johannes,  There’s a saying that goes, “The cobbler’s children have no shoes.” It means that we parents don’t always share our professional know-how with our own children. But now that you’re on the cusp of your

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Thursday, March 14, 2019       Five Tips for How to Make a Sale Serving as Fifth House Ensemble’s Associate Director of Artistic Programming, I not only administer the creation of every new program, I also lead sales initiatives within the organization to ensure the ensemble has a robust performance and residency schedule each

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Thursday, January 10, 2019       The Art of Losing Your Self by Melissa Ngan Early this morning, in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, a third grader with a big smile and a hot pink flower in her hair (it was her birthday) asked me, “What inspired you to start playing the flute?” Each of us

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