Building Your Brand

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....

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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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...


Flying Solo: The Life of a Freelancer

My boss is a drag. Sometimes she makes me stay up until 6 a.m. to finish a project. She regularly makes me work weekends and holidays with no extra compensation. She also takes credit for all of my work. ALL of it. That’s...

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3 Simple Ways to Travel in Style

  I have spent the majority of my career living out of a suitcase. At one point I was traveling full time for work and going to grad school part time. I survived. With some trial and error, business travel became second na...

Conveying Executive Presence With Looks and Dress

It’s a business “buzz phrase” that’s been around for a few years now: executive presence. What is it? It’s that certain something, that je ne sais quoi that makes someone appear to be a strong, cap...


Face Value: Take Care of Your Skin

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. — Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel Coco Chanel’s edict speaks the truth, and any of us who skimped on sleep, indulged in too muc...

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3 Tips for Finding a Chic Work Coat

As the temperature starts to drop, a stylish, warm, and comfy coat is a necessity. If you’re anything like me and like to change up your style and have options, you’ll need two to three coats for the cooler seasons. That’...

Interview Outfits for People Who HATE Dressing Up

Sometimes, what we play with in our childhood can easily determine some of the same inclinations as adults. When I was a child, I didn’t like playing “house” or “kitchen” like many little girls did...


The Beauty of Interviews

This morning as I prepare for a job interview, thoughts rattle through my head: What questions shall I ask? Have I done a thorough job of researching the company? What if I don’t get the job? What if I do? What color lipstick...