iBi - December 2015

Photography by Sonshine Portrait Design

They are thinkers and doers, leaders in their fields, and strong advocates for Greater Peoria, whose influence can be felt in every corner of the community. In turbulent times, they are stewards of the future and mentors to the next generation, making a positive difference in the world and blazing a trail for others to follow.

Build Your Fan Club

All of the women featured in this issue recognize they need a team—a fan base willing to stand beside them. People at every stage of life—men included—can benefit from their stories.

Up Your Negotiation Game

While salary can be a key measure of an employee’s value, as well as a marker of career satisfaction, increasing one’s paycheck is often a daunting task.