Building Your Brand
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Upgrade Your Life

Every time we go to check in for a flight, they make us an offer, “Want to upgrade for only $79?” The amount and logistics might be different, but basically we are given a choice: Do this, and you’ll get that. Companies c...

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4 Cover Letter Openers That Score the Interview

The first sentence of a cover letter should be like the first sentence of a good book – it should make you want to read the whole thing. If you write a bum first sentence, chances are your cover letter is going to get a quick...

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The Business of Powder and Paint: Part Two

In our previous episode, a seemingly innocent question was posed: Is there truly a difference between a drugstore and department store cosmetic brand? The short answer: Yes, there is a difference between a drugstore (mass) prod...


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1 Item 3 Ways: Nude Pumps

If you’re tired of the go-to “Corporate” black pump and you’re looking for a pair of heels that will go with almost everything in your wardrobe, you should invest in a pair of nude pumps.  Nude pumps ca...

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Be Your Own Spokesperson

I’ll admit that I sometimes buy things based on a celebrity endorsement or spokesperson. I tend to use Neutrogena makeup not only because I like how the foundation feels on my face, but also because I’ve wanted to b...

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The Business of Powder and Paint: Part One

I am frequently asked about the real difference between a drugstore and department store cosmetic brands. Isn’t it really all the same stuff? I always hesitate when I answer – (in my mind) a complex question just materializ...


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8 Affordable Flats for Your Work Commute

Although I enjoy wearing heels in the office, I try to give my feet a rest when it comes to my commute to work.  Just because you’re wearing flats doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice style. I invested in a pair of T...

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Spring’s Key Fashion Trends at Work

1.  Blazer – Stella McCartney, Dress – Michael Kors, Briefcase – Bottega Veneta, Pumps – Gianvitto Rossi 2.  Shoes – Zara, Purse – Stella McCartney, Pants – Stella McCartney, Jacket &...

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Uncover Your Personal Success Factors

Have you ever done something, or had a skill, that seemed to amaze people? Did it perplex you as to why others were so enraptured by that ability you have, because to you it seemed so easy? Maybe it is being positive. Perhaps i...


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Adding “Pretty” to Your Internal Vocabulary

I have an incredibly vivid memory from childhood about the word “pretty,” in truth I’m sure we all do. It was seventh grade and I was auditioning for my hometown’s summer musical, Grease. I opened the sc...