A Ballerina In the Office

Ever since Coco Chanel popularized the ballet flat, they have become a staple in many women’s wardrobes adding an instant polish to every outfit.   The key to wearing ballet flats to the office is to ensure that they are classic, well-structured, and not too flashy. Remember that if you do wear them to the office, your pant length should...

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To Buy or To Lease

Picking out the right car for you can be fun, paying for it is not.  The first question you need to ask yourself is whether you should buy or lease. Leasing a car allows you to experience multiple cars over the years.  That can great if you love cars, or if you get bored really easily.  Leasing also allows you...

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The Jitters: Tips for Calming Down Before An Interview

  Next time you head to interview kick your nerves to the curb, and show your interviewer that you are comfortable and confident! 1. Listen to music – On the way to the interview, listen to whatever music you love to help to keep your mind distracted. 2. Choose the right drink – Avoid drinking too much caffeinated soda or...

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Have you committed the ultimate work tragedy?

    Last week I cried at work. I consider this the ultimate in work tragedies. And I don’t mean just a tear, but more of a blubbering, and sobbing sort of crying. I had just completed a long-standing project of which, during development, had undergone its fair share of scrutiny and criticism. Feeling victorious, I excitedly shared the great...

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Going Beyond “Work Sucks!”

I’m Walking down a sidewalk of a small mall towards my morning cup of coffee. A young man empties a large trash barrel into the dumpster nearby, and starts rolling it along my path.  I look him in the eyes and wish him a good morning.  He says nothing.  We walk together, side by side, for a few awkward seconds....

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You CAN afford Chanel!

We are all familiar with the high style and high priced clothing of Chanel but what about Karl Lagerfeld?  The creative director and head designer of Chanel’s fashion house, Lagerfield, also keeps busy with his own fashion line and Fendi.  Now Lagerfeld is bringing affordable fashion to the masses through his collaboration with Macy’s. The pieces in this line are...

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There’s an app for that!

    If you have a smart phone in hand you are in luck.  Now there are tons of different apps that will help you keep track of finances Here are just a few…. moneyStrands – It is a free online personal app that gives you up-to-date finances, as well as money management tips and comparisons of spending habits of...

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