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4 Ways to Develop Your Leadership Skills

This week CGN is delighted to host Leni Schimpf, a public relations specialist and up-and-coming Career Girl based in Washington, DC. Hey Career Girl, guess what? You are already a strong leader. Every day you are managing...

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The Art Of Getting What You Want

If I asked you right now to list off 10 non-material things that you really want, I have no doubt in my mind that you could rattle them off on your fingers, one by one, in less than 10 minutes. Maybe it’s a promotion, res...

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Time for Moving On

I was having coffee with a lovely friend of mine who often finds ways to articulate my experience far more successfully than I do. Ever have those moments when you’ve taken a paragraph to describe something and someone swoops...


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CGN’s Favorite Things: Prime and Shadow

The fall (retail) season hit its full stride last week, so new, new, NEW is the word on the beauty street. As noted a few weeks ago in Marc Jacobs Beauty and More, the fall season serves up more new beauty and skincare products...

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How to Wear Pastels for Fall

I know what you’re thinking, “Pastels for fall?” Absolutely! Many think pastels are only meant for summer and spring but you can definitely wear pastels in the fall. Incorporate this look into your fall wardro...

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3 Things I Learned By Living With a Roommate

Next week, I officially start my senior year of college. One of the perks of starting my last year is that I am finally living off-campus in an apartment. I spent the last week moving in and getting settled, and my roommate arr...


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Modern Tweed

Left to Right:  1)  Tweed Top – Sea New York, Pants – The Row, Shoes – J.Crew, Clutch – Tory Burch 2)  Blouse – Victoria Beckham, Tweed Skirt – Tory Burch, Bag – Givenchy, Shoes R...

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Are You A Victim of Narrowcasting?

Yes – you are. I can almost guarantee it. If you handpicked your Wall Street Journal home page content, or followed specific topics on LinkedIn, Stumbleupon, or any other social media platform, or entered demographic informat...

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What Power Looks Like

Non-verbal communication fascinates me. One of my favorite pastimes involves watching people (from afar) in conversation while I figure out the plot line of the exchange. Who’s the power player and who’s not? Restau...


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New Job and No Money? Wardrobe Tips For the Not-Yet-Earning

Right out of college, I got my first big-girl job. Up until this point, I went to work in, really, whatever I happened to have in my wardrobe. As a college student, this included a lot of slightly-too-small thrift store tees, m...