Building Your Brand

What to Say When Your Resume Has an Annoying Gap

Have you ever had a resume gap? A break in your timeline that makes you cringe and fills you with a certain shame when you even THINK about interviewing? You think all sorts of crazy thoughts.  Things like, What if “they...

Why We Need To Say No

Saying no is uncomfortable. Especially if no one taught you how to do it growing up. Little girls are taught to say yes, to take care and to value deeply relationships. We are taught to read people, to anticipate, to feel our f...

CGN’s Insider Report: Does She, or Doesn’t She?

Many of you know my ongoing struggle with the beauty industry; it’s a true love-hate thing for me. As a youngster, I escaped into the glossy pages of a teen beauty magazine to avoid a tumultuous childhood. My love affair with...


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1 Item 3 Ways: The White Blazer

Summer is the perfect time to incorporate the white blazer into your wardrobe. Think of it as a fresh, office-friendly accessory to add to any look. Add a white blazer to a dress for a sophisticated look, or throw it on with so...

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3 Must-Have Transition Jackets

Left to Right:  1)  Jacket – Aaiko, Jeans – Current Elliott, T-Shirt – Zadig & Voltaire, Shoes – Valentino 2) Jacket – Hollister, Dress – Zara, Shoes – Christian Louboutin 3) Jack...

You Earned Your Bragging Rights!

Last weekend I attended the Go Blog Social conference in Kansas City and watched two days of presentations from some truly amazing entrepreneurs, including our very own CGN Founder. Marcy Twete. All were women, aside from one...


CGN’s Insider Report: A Nod to Mrs. Kennedy Onassis

This past Sunday marked Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis’s 84th birthday. For women of my mother’s (and subsequent) generations she epitomized everything a true lady should be. As a child, if you remembered hearing, Sit ...

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What to Wear to a Conference

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of attending the Lucky Magazine blogger conference in Los Angeles. I met so many wonderful people and learned a lot about the fashion & beauty industry. One of the things that stood out ...

What’s On Your Walls? Customize Your Office Design To Your Outlook!

  Right now, I’m sitting in a cafe where nearly everything inside is made of re-purposed bicycle-related things (can you tell I live in Denver?) Everything from the lighting structures and air ventilation to the art ...


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...