Friday, Sep 20, 2013 at 03:20 PM CDT
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By Haley BeMiller

Chicago Ideas Week Profiles: Threadless Think Lab

Chicago Ideas Week Profiles: Threadless Think Lab

Chicago Ideas Week presents the Threadless Think Lab.

Monday, Sep 16, 2013 at 10:54 AM CDT
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By David Wolinsky

Chicago Ideas Week Profiles: Work: Fueling Performance

Chicago Ideas Week Profiles: Work: Fueling Performance

Chicago Ideas Week is coming back once again, and the third time around we’re all hopefully more savvy about the event and what it offers. But nobody’s an expert, and nobody can possibly be expected to...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 06:05 PM CDT

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Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 at 10:38 AM CDT
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By Carla K. Johnson/ Associated Press

Ideas Week: Davos for the Everyman

Ideas Week: Davos for the Everyman

Attendance is up so far in the event's second year, with other big-name speakers including retired Gen. Colin Powell, author Deepak Chopra, journalist Tom Brokaw, designer Diane von Furstenberg, model...

Friday, Sep 20, 2013 at 03:30 PM CDT
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By Haley BeMiller

Chicago Ideas Week Profiles: Vosges Haut Chocolate Lab

Chicago Ideas Week Profiles: Vosges Haut Chocolate Lab

Chicago Ideas Week presents the Vosges Haut Chocolate Youth Lab.

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 at 02:33 PM CDT
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By David Wolinsky

Chicago Ideas Week 2012 Poised to Inspire

Chicago Ideas Week 2012 Poised to Inspire

Last year, Ideas Week was just an idea. This year, it’s a bar that’s been raised that will hopefully be vaulted over. There’s no shortage of big marquee names to dazzle the eye and entice the mind, and I know it...

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