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Chaos to Order: A Beauty Intervention

I recently started traveling again for my day job – as in air travel and hotel stays. My career took me on the road for the better part of twenty years, so one might conclude I mastered the art of ‘streamlining’ my packin...

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A New Kind of Holiday Sharing — Nail Polish Style!

When you (or perhaps your friend) open up your medicine cabinet, what do you find? If you’re anything like me, it might be Q-Tips, maybe Ibuprofen, different kinds of lotions, and…nail polish. Dozens of bottles of nail poli...

Interview Outfits for Women for Every Job

Recently, we gave you tips and tricks to dress for an interview if you’re the kind of gal who simply hates dressing up. But what about those of us who like wearing dress clothes? We know, we know, you still need to dress ...


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Black Friday: Holiday Style Gift-Giving & Shopping Guide

Hopefully you were able to take advantage of some great early morning Black Friday deals, and if not, don’t worry — there’s still time! Whether you’re recovering from too much turkey or have to go to the...

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Gain a Competitive Edge with “Executive Presence”

This past week I had the opportunity to meet with a successful young female managing partner who heads up the Detroit office at the company I work for. I was struck by how she exuded that often elusive quality known as “execu...

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Career Girl Shoes That Last!

I can remember the first time I ever threw away a pair of shoes and most other women can, too. It was probably one of those pairs of plastic Barbie or Princess shoes from Walmart that you begged your mom to buy you and they bro...


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Save Face: Keep it Simple, Sweetheart

Last week, in “Face Value: Take Care of Your Skin,” I offered four essential skincare habits for healthy skin. Those tips included: take your makeup off at night, use an eye cream, exfoliate, and wear a sunscreen....

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Form Over Function Over Form: Jazz Up Your Presentation!

I was on the phone with my dad a few months ago and he was talking about a presentation he had coming up for work. He asked for some pointers, and I joked around that as long as he didn’t read text directly off his slides...

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Just Blog It! Tips on Starting Your First Blog

I have a confession to make. When I started my marketing and sales blog, I simply gave it a whirl. I already read incessantly and thought it would be fun to write about my reactions and ideas. Little did I know that six months ...


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1 Item 3 Ways: Jeans for Casual Friday

I believe you should always dress to impress, even on casual Fridays. In a recent post, I stated how I enjoy wearing dresses to work and my usual workwear consists of skirts and dresses. Now on the rare occasion that I do wear...