Being Yourself in a World of Twos

Match.com found that 48% of respondents listed finding someone to share the holiday with as their biggest end-of-the-year worry.  Of course, people who are on Match.com looking for a mate probably worry more than others about having a date in general. But this fear of being alone for the holidays is a common holiday ritual that […] Read more…

Define and Monetize Your Skills To Transition Career

Yesterday I went to Mediabistro’s eBook Summit. The summit dealt with the changing world of publishing in the digital age but there was some relevant advice from David Gaspin on “transitioning careers”. A subject relevant to many 20-somethings. Officially the Talent Acquisition Director at Conde Nast, David Gaspin spoke of himself as a networker and coach, […] Read more…

Ten $20-Something and Under Gifts for the Holidays

A few fun ideas for last minute gifts under $29 for 20-somethings trying to stay on a budget (and heed yesterday’s advice not to overcharge).  Check out the links to some favorite gift guides with highlights to unique gifts that don’t cost a fortune. 1. Top 10 Green Art Gifts for 2010 http://www.thegreenartproject.com/ Check out […] Read more…

Beware the Credit Card Urge

The end of the year is such a big time for spending between traveling home for the holidays, buying gifts, tipping the doormen or mailman, attending parties, maybe buying a New Year’s Eve outfit.  There is a lot to spend on and it’s easy to get caught up in the holiday cheer but do beware […] Read more…

What To Take With You from a Job

The other day I heard this story from a friend who manages a lot of “Millennials”: MILLENNIAL STORIES FROM THE 9(ish) TO 5(ish) Bright young man finds great opportunity working with youth-oriented brands at ad agency…and resigns. Following conversation ensues: Highly connected head of department: I need a resignation letter with confirmation of last day […] Read more…

Should You Get Rid of Toxic Friends?

If you know a friend of yours is jealous and envious of you, while badmouthing you to degrade you, should you cut all ties? A twenty-something asked me this the other day. It’s a subject we’ve touched on before but this is really about the when and if to cut bait. 40-somethings have come to […] Read more…

Beware the Context of Text

I had dinner with a friend the other night who is dating a man from another country. He speaks excellent English but it is his second language.  Sometimes that leads to communication gaps, but it’s only accentuated by the way we communicate today…the text. She jokes that he plays the language card on texts when […] Read more…

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