March 25, 2019

Last week on my way home from a meeting in the Bay area, I received notification that my SWA return flight was cancelled.  Of course, I was mildly distressed as I quickly realized I had been booked on a 737 Max. I was all too happy to re-book.

During the flight out, I r...

January 21, 2019

Last Fall, we had an unseasonably warm October.  It felt like such a gift to be able to sit outside and enjoy the warmer temperature and soft sun.   We did this nearly every weekend savoring coffee one of our favorite local coffee shops. On one such Saturday, we were s...

January 15, 2019

What’s On Tap for 2019

Here @ Mettacite we’re avid readers and music buffs.  While Terry and Phil are both fantastic musicians and perform locally here in Chicago, I just show up to listen.

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The Third Wave- Steve Case

This book has been on my shelf since I saw...

July 30, 2018

We understand the appeal of trying to shave cost and automate as much insight as you possibly can.  We also understand that true data science talent is hard to find and expensive to keep.  But most importantly, we suspect that your company never truly mastered the data...

April 11, 2018

Chicago, Illinois—Mettacite LLC, a business specializing in data management, big data analytics and business intelligence is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the WBDC, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Ent...

March 10, 2018

I want to introduce you to two people. I don’t know them, but I’d hire both of them without a second thought.

The Go-Getter

This past November was unseasonably warm in Chicago. Sitting outside, basking in the glow of the soft, midday sun and feeling its warm radiance, fe...

September 3, 2017

Five years ago, we adopted a dog from a farming family in Wisconsin.   Seamus is a beautifully trained show dog turned stud dog.  He was winding down his  career and needed a new home.

When I arrived to pick up Seamus, he was nowhere to be found, but...

July 6, 2017

The pass, the Hail Mary, the team captain. Sports analogies are all too common in the business world. But, for me, business and football analogies never really light my fire. Sailboat racing is one of my passions, but I never saw just how closely the team work aspect t...

May 4, 2017

If profitability, reputation, customer satisfaction, and a solid referral base are important to you, read on.

As small business owners, we are challenged daily with competing priorities: managing finances, hiring staff, and finding time to complete the 101 things on our...

March 16, 2017

In one day, running literally changed my life.

It was the first chilly, but sunny spring day in Chicago where there’s bound to be someone wearing shorts in 45 degrees. I had a double hitter of a day: a nasty argument with my boyfriend and a client who declared bankruptc...

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