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December: The Month of Opportunity

Here we are once again in that rather unproductive part of the year between Thanksgiving and Christmas and the answer to many of those big questions is put on hold for January.  The focus is on the next evening outfit and t...

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Advice to Your 18-Year-Old Self

I recently attended a holiday dinner for one of the non-profit organizations with which I am involved. It was a great time, and I sat at a table with many old friends. One young lady that I didn’t recognize ended up sitti...

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Hosting For the Holidays? Check Out This Infographic!

As the holidays approach, our calendars quickly fill up with holiday parties. Of course, if you’re hosting your own holiday party, that can often be the event around which your calendar revolves! Hosting is never easy, bu...


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‘Tis The Season To Sparkle

Left to Right:  1)  Sweater – Stella McCartney, Collar – Ann Taylor, Skirt – River Island, Bag – Zara, Shoes – Gianvito Rossi 2) Tuxedo Jacket – J.Crew, Sequin Pants – Jason Wu, Clutc...

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Who’s Been Reading Your Resume?

Actually, it’s not so much a question of who’s been reading your resume, it’s what’s been reading your resume: A software program Anyone currently conducting a job search knows the infamous online appli...

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CGN Insider Report: The Holiday Glam Face

We’re heading into the home stretch, and this weekend serves up a litany of holiday brunches, shopping, and events. If you’re all out of creativity for your make-up look, then you MUST watch my favorite Brit, Lisa E...


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10 Cold Weather Essentials

When you check the temperature and it states a high of 7 degrees, you know its time to break out the cold weather essentials. I’m not a big fan of cold weather, but I enjoy bundling up and staying stylish when the weathe...

Confidence in 2014

New Year, New You: Confidence Tips to Take into 2014

As career-driven women, we’re constantly striving for more. We’re always trying to be better in every aspect of our lives, which is fabulous! But lately I’ve heard a lot of negative things from friends like, “I wish I h...

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How To Have a Happy AND Meaningful Life

  For the most part we all want to live happy meaningful lives. So we set out in early adulthood to find the career and the lifestyle that will allow us to best live out our purpose. We look for that perfect combination of...


What to wear to your company's holiday party

‘Tis the season to…Network

To attend or not attend?  That is the question. Last week I wrote about dressing for success for your own company’s holiday party. I never happened to think, what happens if you are invited as a guest to someone else’s...