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greendrinks

A Foolproof Guide for Weight Loss

I met up with one of my gal-pals recently who typically eschews the notion of dieting and exercise, which is one of the many things I love about her. Much to my  chagrin, I discovered she’d gone rogue on me! We met at ou...

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CGN Insider Report: Marc Jacobs Beauty and More!

So, I might be rushing it, but I ADORE the fall fashion and beauty season. I basically love the fall season period. You get the cooler weather, richer textures, deeper hues, boots, tights, AND back-to-school supplies! This is a...

eeyore

The Pessimist’s Guide to Breaking a Funk

My life caught up with me yesterday. After a few weeks of what felt like a relentless siege against my sanity, I decided to call it a day around 12:30pm. I went back to bed and woke up a few times during the afternoon. I contem...


facetheinterview

CGN’s Insider Report: Face the Interview for Under $50

It’s rare I open Excel – as in the software program. I’m not much of a numbers person, and instead I rely on what I refer to as ‘slop math.’ I slop out some estimates and fly with those, never really caring to ‘dril...

makeup

CGN’s Insider Report: No Pain, No Gain [INFOGRAPHIC]

After a weekend of personal care appointments (PCAs, as my beau refers to them), which included ripping hair off my body with hot wax, pore extractions, and a bit of semi-toxic hair coloring, I paused to reflect on my current b...

hoffman

Three Reasons to Love Dustin Hoffman (Even More)

I sat riveted in front of each Academy Awards ceremony since I was….like…oh…9-ish. I grew to know Dustin Hoffman well over the years with his regular Oscar nominations… and wins… and acceptance speeches… and then hi...


red lipsticks

CGN’s Insider Report: Top Red Lip Picks

  I love a fabulous red lip on any woman. It immediately brightens her face and tells the world she plans to show up wherever she goes! It’s a natural shade choice for any woman who has a speaking engagement, a big prese...

goldieblox

More Than A Princess: We are the Champions

I watched with fascination as a mischievous, ballet-clad little girl prepared to nail her ballet shoe onto her skateboard. She pulls the hammer back, poises at the top to take aim, pauses to build the dramatic tension, and then...

beautyboxes

CGN’s Insider Report: Beauty Box Subscription Services

  I was an early adopter of Birchbox, signing up for it in July of 2011 nine months after its launch. The business model was a stroke of genius – an elegant solution to legitimizing beauty sample sales: offer a subscript...


jobhunters

The Whole Person Job Search from Liz Ryan

She bounded onto the stage with a flair rarely seen in a business presentation. She wore a fuchsia dress, lipstick to match, and jewelry that glittered in the light while she literally bounced back and forth on the stage as she...