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High Heels, Huge Problems – How to Enjoy Your Shoes Without Harming Your Body

We all have our vices; one of mine is shoes. When I hear high-heels are dangerous for me, I admit – I would prefer to ignore the facts. But even if you aren’t ready to hear that those gorgeous Louboutins are putting too...

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...


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Heat Wave: 5 Summer Work Wardrobe Essentials

  As the temperature rises, it gets harder and harder to wear long sleeved shirts and thick pencil skirts.  Last week as I was waiting for the train in a long sleeved shirt in 90s temps, I vowed to wear more heat friendly...

Raise Your Emotional Intelligence Today

I never used to be as emotionally intelligent as I am today. As a teenager, I was selfish. As a tween, I was dramatic. Even in college, I don’t think I had the ability to understand people very well. Somewhere I started t...

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...


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Summer Business Travel: 3 Ways to Stay Cool and Look Chic

Left to Right:  1)  Jacket – River Island, Blouse – Andrew Gn, Pants – Pied a Terre, Sandals – Saks, Suitcase – Tumi 2)  Blazer – Stella McCartney, Blouse – Topshop, Skirt – J....

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...

The Harsh Truth: You’re Being Judged on What You Wear

A few months ago, when interviewing candidates for Career Girl Network’s internship program, I posted on Facebook that I had decided not to hire a specific intern because she had public and quite risque photos of herself ...


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...