Segment 1: Hilary Fordwich, Global business consultant and founder, Strelmark, joins John to break down today’s CPI report that showed inflation, while still high, may be easing.

Segment 2: Philippe Weiss, President, Seyfarth at Work, talks to John about how the impact of inflation and holiday spending is causing a spike in gig workers and the problems that may arise when hiring green workers.

Segment 3: Ted RossmanBankrate.com Senior industry analyst, joins John to discuss a new Bankrate survey that shows that a majority of Americans are likely to tip higher than normal this holiday season.

Segment 4: Felicia Bolton, Director of Communications and Public Relations, Navy Pier, tells John everything you need to know about this year’s Light Up The Lake attraction at Navy Pier!