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Stylish Ankle Pants You Can Wear to Work

If you’re bored with your everyday classic dress pants, try a pair of ankle pants. One of my favorite items to wear when the weather gets warm are a pair of stylish ankle pants. I prefer a slim fit and a length that hits...

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Negotiate on Behalf of Someone Else

Why? You fight harder on behalf of someone else…. In Adam M. Grant’s terrific book, Give and Take, he discusses different negotiating styles. One of his findings demonstrates that ‘givers’, people who eschew the law...

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How to Wear the Wrap Dress at Work

Dresses left to right:  1)  Issa 2) Diane Von Furstenberg 3) Just Cavali 4) Michael by Michael Kors The knitted jersey wrap dress was made famous by Diane Von Furstenberg when she introduced it in 1974.  Today, there are man...


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How To Make Mistakes Like A Pro

You hit “reply all.” Or you had one too many drinks at the office holiday party and behaved inappropriately. Maybe someone pressed the wrong button on a terrible day and you blew up at them. Perhaps you forgot to ma...

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Generations of Beauty

I drew in a quick breathe of delight as I looked down at my May InStyle magazine – finally they smartened up and put Isabella Rossellini back on a cover. Sanity returned to the media industry and they remembered who the true ...

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What to Wear to Work in a Creative Industry

Although I have an educational background in business, I’ve always wanted to work in a creative industry. Since my friends & family work in various creative industries, I enjoy hearing about their experiences and love...


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The Spring Versions of Uggs

Though there’s still snow on the ground in much of the country, the sun is beginning to poke out from behind the clouds, and we’re all anticipating Spring. Like many American women, I spent the winter in Uggs (and w...

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Who Defines Real Beauty?

It’s official. I’ve turned into a conspiracy theory-ed, middle-aged female who believes the entire mediated world is plotting to reverse women’s meager progress in this God Forsaken patriarchal society. Case in point R...

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Your Guide to Closet Cleaning: What to Throw and What to Keep

It’s Saturday afternoon in the Spring, ladies, and chances are you might be thinking about cleaning that closet and starting to bring out the warm weather clothes. How, though, do you decide what to toss (or donate) and w...


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Top Beauty Bargains

Last week, I wrote about Walgreen’s new approach to the beauty business in Beauty Unites. This past spring, I traveled through two states conducting training sessions for Walgreen’s Senior Beauty Advisors. To kick off each ...