Archive of ‘Career & Finance’ category

Prove Them Wrong

“So many people doubted my passion, but I proved them wrong” — 20-something worthy advice from Dylan Lauren at the Glamour Love Your Life conference earlier this week. Dylan Lauren is the Founder and CEO of Dylan’s Candy Bar.  While running an events company after graduating college, Dylan come across a variety of confections that inspired […] Read more…

Don’t Listen to the Obnoxious Voices in Your Head

Each day this week I’m sharing some of the insights from the Glamour Love Your Life Conference I attended Monday. Today…Arianna Huffington. First, a brief bio. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of thirteen books. She is also co-host of “Left, Right & Center,” a […] Read more…

Leverage Failure

I went to the Glamour Magazine Love Your Life Conference  yesterday. The conference was in honor of the 20th anniversary of Glamour’s Women of the Year Awards. Over the years Glamour has celebrated women who have lived, learned and broken the boundaries of what is possible in work and life. While the conference and the awards honor […] Read more…

There Are No Secrets At Work

“Work hard. Get along. Don’t gossip. Keep in mind that no matter what you say to anyone, even if they say they won’t tell, it will be heard by most people you work with. Assume you will be heard by everyone.“ — 40 something, HR director, LA It’s so easy to dish at work, particularly […] Read more…

Get a Mentor

Many women I speak to talk about the importance of mentors in your 20s. This article in the Huffington Post about the Tory Burch Foundation’s mentor event has some great career advice. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tory-burch/post_1090_b_768538.html Read more…

Shoe Appreciation

“Manolo’s don’t appreciate.“ – 40-something, Santa Monica, California Many women have echoed this sentiment. Of course I still believe you still need a really great pair of shoes. I always related to the episode in “Sex in the City” where Carrie said, “Fact is, sometimes it’s really hard to walk in a single woman’s shoes. […] Read more…

To Charge or Not to Charge

As I am talking to 40-something women across the country I often ask them “what is the best thing about being in your twenties?” Then follow-up by asking “what is the worst thing about being 20-something?” The answers often contradict each other, reflecting one of the defining characteristics of your twenties. It’s all good…and bad. […] Read more…

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