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4 Reasons to Set Your New Year’s Goals on Halloween

I’m one of those people who epically fails at New Year’s resolutions. I have the best of intentions on January 1st, but by mid February it’s back to business as usual. I don’t know if it’s good or bad news that I’m not alone in this. Only 8% of people keep their New Year’s Resolutions with […]

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Top 10 Rules for Being a #LadyBoss

Last night I took part of an innovative and interactive discussion around what it meant to be a #ladyboss, #bossbabe, #badassboss, and to value #communityovercompetition. The conversation was entitled “Beauty and the Bosses”, which I personally love, and the panel consisted of three (including me) amazing and forward-thinking leaders in their industry. Meghan Hamilton owner […]

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Save Time & Money with Your Style Intention

Ladies, did you know we spend on average $1,800 every year on new clothes. Considering that you wear on average 20% of what you purchase, you are in effect wasting over $1,400 a year buying items that just don’t suit you. This means wasted time in front of the mirror trying to “find something to […]

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5 Strategies to Get Ready For Workday

Starting the Day Right Whether you’re heading out to the office and prepping to go to your home-based office, you need to do the work of mentally and physically preparing yourself for a productive and successful work day. It can be easier to get into a “morning routine” when you have to physically leave your […]

3 Secrets to Keeping Cool & Confident in a Heatwave

While retail stores are welcoming in the fall season Mother Natures has had over plans. Over the last few days the temperatures have risen above 100 degrees. It’s hard to keep your cool and look confidently stylish during these hot days. All you want to do in this weather is either find your local pool […]

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Managing Your Professional Presence in the Digital Space

Professional Presence in the Digital Space As a regular contributor on AM Northwest, I try to bring relevant, current, and important topics that will help you not just thrive but succeed in the entrepreneurial and business work. Today I focused on how we show up in the social media space. Social media and the digital […]

Solving Closet Mysteries – Part 3

Final Closet Solution Here we are at the third common mysteries…accessories. It’s common to see something amazing while on your travels and struggle to then incorporate it back into your everyday life and wardrobe. Accessories, particularly jewelry, can be very personal and special so it’s important find a way to showcase it as often as possible. […]

Solving Closet Mysteries – Part 2

Closet Solutions Continued I’m back with another closet mystery. Buying an item on trend like wide leg pants or culottes can be tricky to incorporate into your closet. But what about a bold color that you picked up because you thought you need a little more color in your closet? That can be not only […]

Solving Closet Mysteries – Part 1

Closet Mysteries More often than not you have a few pieces hanging in your closet that you’re not using and maybe even questioning why they’re there. The clothes in your closet are often clues into how you see and feel about yourself. There’s also some clues in there about your true style and you’d love […]

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What’s Your Shoe Style

The Fashionista’s Shoe Style A visit to the shoe department this season may be a bit alarming. It appears that everything is about the sneaker. The sneaker made it down the runway with pantsuits, pretty dresses, and even evening gowns. Would you be surprised if I said there’s a sneaker for every fashion archetype? That’s […]

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