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Expensive/Designer = Office Appropriate?

I recently read this article from Yahoo! about fashion mishaps in the workplace – taking “casual Friday” too far and women who wear wholly inappropriate office attire. I can’t help but think (or notice) ...

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Can long hair be professional?

I have grappled with the issue of long hair and professionalism for years…literally years. So today, when Little Pink Book sent an email called “Long Hair in the Boardroom?” I simply had to weigh in. I tend to...

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Warmest Chicagoan Ever!

This small town North Dakota girl knows cold. Trust me. But North Dakotans have one thing Chicagoans don’t…the general knowledge to stay inside or in a car in the winter time. You’ll rarely find a North Dakota...


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Career Girl’s Most Important Accessory

Today, I’d like to pontificate upon one of my greatest pet peeves in life. Beat up shoes. We all know how important an accessory our shoes are. Whether comfort or sexy, practical or “hooker-esque”, our shoes s...

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Event Black

In events, it’s important to dress for the occasion, while still having room to move (and sweat) and feel comfortable. When interns show up to my events in heels, I send their prissy selves home to change. I know, and mos...

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Commuter Shoes

There are all types of women: suit women, sweater women, big purse women, lunch box carrying women. But here’s what I notice: SHOES! Especially tennis shoes. I mean, really, I understand that you’re riding the bus o...


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Do We Really Want Change?

Another post on change – but yes, it’s important. Change is something we deal with every day. The changing of the seasons, changing of the tides, changing jobs, changing lovers, changing routines. It’s part of...

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CGN Recommends: Etienne Aigner Marbella Pumps

All women have them – the “go to shoe” – the shoe you wear 3-4 times a week, because damnit, it just goes with everything. I have a number of those shoes. Go to boots, go to flats, go to sneakers, and of...

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Speak With Certainty

I spent most of last week and the weekend at an exciting and fun training session with other nonprofit and arts marketing organizations. It was fabulous. But when you spend four days straight talking to the same people, you beg...


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Get Cute for YOU!

I’m sure every woman (or at least every woman who watches Oprah) has had what she called an “a-ha” moment while watching the Oprah show. You know what I’m talking about, those moments when Oprah or one o...