A Polished Professional

A Polished Professional


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Listen

Listen

Hello again! Thank you so much for your kind words and encouraging me to continue this blog. ‘Life’ happens to many of us at some point; after writing my last blog post, ‘Life’ happened to me. When I began this blog in late 2014, there […]

Dream

Dream

Hello again! In the motion picture about the life of Chris Gardner, “Happiness” seemed to refer to a mental state that is achieved when you are satisfied for the moment, which is often taken for granted. “Happyness”, on the other hand, seemed to refer to an emotional state that is […]

Power, Influence, and the Gender Pay Gap

Power, Influence, and the Gender Pay Gap

Hello again! If you have both power and influence then you may experience things like having a Chai Tea, that’s sold in Starbucks and Teavana, named after you, or watching sales increase when you announce that a certain product is one of your “favorite things”. […]

Prada and Performance Reviews

Prada and Performance Reviews

Hello again! At my first job out of undergrad I was described as being “incredibly well dressed, very direct, and often disruptive during meetings for asking too many questions” by a female manager, and “fun to work with, well presented, yet overly cautious” by a male manager during my […]

A Polished Look: Great Brows

A Polished Look: Great Brows

Hello again! Well groomed brows are one of the 8 Attributes of a Polished Look and are universally accepted as a beauty must have. Great brows, however, can enhance your eyes and your overall appearance. Take a look at these celebrity before and after pictures […]

A Polished Look: Highlighting and Contouring

A Polished Look: Highlighting and Contouring

Hello again! A Polished Look simply requires natural makeup, but you may wish to be uber-polished at speaking engagements or formal parties. Kim Kardashian is known for her uber-polished look, and it can be achieved by highlighting and contouring. On one of my favorite YouTube […]

Timeless Fashion: Networking Chic

Timeless Fashion: Networking Chic

Hello Again! I attend a lot of networking events annually and have come up with a routine that makes the art of networking a breeze. I’ve learned that when attending a networking event, I should feel confident enough to stand for an extended period of […]

Choose To Be Great

Choose To Be Great

Hello again! If you are thinking about going back to school, moving, changing careers, or planning to retire, then there is a hard decision to be made when selecting one choice over another. Earlier this year I had to make a hard career choice. One […]

Success is a Moment in Time

Success is a Moment in Time

Hello again! In a conversation last weekend with a childhood friend, who recently lost her second case as a new litigation attorney, I was asked if I thought she would ever be successful. My response was “…you were successful when you passed the bar exam”. […]

Liebster Award

Liebster Award

Hello again! Last week I had a wonderful blogger experience.  My third blog post, A Polished Look: Pope vs Bradshaw, was a hit with my followers and I was nominated for a Liebster Award by Red Lips and Plastic! I have learned that Liebster is German […]