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My Spring Simplification Strategy

Alright, alright. It’s time. I feel bad about it because I like writing for this crowd, but I’m afraid I have to bow out. I have been gaining a lot of other projects, and am doing some continuing education for my jo...

5 Quick Travel Tips

I have been lucky enough to travel often and I was recently thinking about how there are many things I consider to be “common travel knowledge” that others might not be privy to. Here are my top 5  Travel Tips: Always dou...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Women’s Business Attire

Recently Career Girl Network received this infographic on the do’s and don’ts of women’s business attire. I hesitated with using it because I felt the graphics perpetuated the unrealistic beauty standards wom...


Do You Dare Wear a Red Lip?

Do you dare wear a red lip to work? We love a fabulous red lip on any woman. It immediately brightens her face and tells the world she plans to show up wherever she goes! And, it’s the natural shade choice for any woman who w...

Are You the Tortoise or the Hare?

Are You the Tortoise or the Hare? Image Source: Children Illustrators – Richard Johnson Refinery29 has been a great source of beauty, career, and fashion inspiration for me over the past year, and this week was no excepti...

More than a Resume: Put Your Best E-Face Forward

Wow. I haven’t done hiring in a while, but I have to say that my recent foray into finding an intern has been just slightly short of awful. I know it’s unpaid, but really? No one worth contacting? I want this terrib...


Is Your Beauty Routine Hurting Your Career?

Have you ever thought about how much time you spend on your beauty regimen each day? In the shower: scrubs, deep conditioners and even a special brush to wash your face with (gotta have clean pores!)…then comes the real primp...

How to Break a Bad Habit

As humans we are creatures of habit. We create them out of necessity, to bring simplicity to a rather chaotic world, and to allow our brain to focus on one of the other 10,000 things going on in our lives. When a habit is forme...

8 Do’s and Don’ts of Career Fair Prep

 Go in a Star. Leave Shining Even Brighter! Participating in career fairs is a great way to supplement your job search, and an invaluable networking opportunity if you play your cards right. Don’t just show up, walk aro...


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5 Things All Style Mavens Should Live By

  Some people look fabulous no matter what they put on because they know what works for them. Experiment with different shapes, colors and sizes, till you find what works best for you. Note: Not all sizes are the same. A m...