Wear to Work: Le Suit One-Button Pantsuit - Photo credit: shopstyle.com
Our “Wear toWork” feature presents a piece of workwear, along with great alternatives, for stylish corporate sisters. I haven't featured a pantsuit in a while, and as Fall is officially back, it's a great time to start suiting up. My pick this week is this fabulous LeSuit one-button pantsuit, that you can wear from the office to the after-hours in [...]

Wear to Work: One-button Pantsuit



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"Ok, I know I'm lucky to have a job, but I want my dream job, my calling. How do I know I'm not just wasting my life away?" This was a line I stole from one of  my latest conversations with my younger cousin, the last time she was in town visiting. Jo is your typical  millennial, highly educated, highly [...]

I Have A Job, But I Want to Work on My Calling…


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For a few weeks after I lost my sister, I lost my voice. Literally. I couldn’t speak, or write, or even think clearly for a while. Something inside of me went numb for some time, then rose in uncontrollable anger, then later subsided in the depths of my soul, (still) looking for peace and closure of some kind. If you’ve [...]

On using your voice and regaining your power in the wake of shootings



Weekly News Roundup
This is our weekly career and lifestyle news update, where we round up exciting news of the last week and we let you have it…ahem, news-wise that is… Think of it as your career gossiping section on steroids… And while you’re at it,  follow us on Facebook, Twitter,IG, and Pinterest! Here we go… Newsflash! I stayed up for the Emmys this year, and boy [...]

Weekly News Roundup


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So the other day my little cousin stopped by after getting off from one of her many jobs. Like many college students, Ina juggles a full class load, plus a couple of side jobs here and there. As I watched her quickly change from her scrubs to her Walgreens uniform, and listened to her talk about how crazy busy her [...]

1,2…3 Easy Steps to Re-Inventing Yourself at Work



Wear to work: Power knit color blocked dress - Photo credit: shopstyle.com
Our “Wear toWork” feature presents a piece of workwear, along with great alternatives, for stylish corporate sisters. For those of you who ran to The Limited after the announcement of their collaboration with actress Eva Longoria, you're not alone! I had to gasp for air as I read the announcement myself, and absolutely have to feature some pieces from their [...]

Wear to Work: Eva Longoria Power Knit Color Blocked Dress


How These Women Reinvented Their Career (and How They Can Inspire You To Do It Too)
You know the drill. You go to school, then college, or choose to skip the whole college thing and drift right into your career, or build your business. And before you know it, you're drifting doing kinda the same thing day in and day out, wondering where you've lost that fire on the way... Don't get me wrong...Some of us, [...]

How These Women Reinvented Their Careers (and How They Can Inspire You To Do It ...



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Embed from Getty Images I was finally able to shed my working mom, "go-to-bed at 9pm sharp" second skin to watch the Emmys this year. And boy was it worth it... In-between laughing at Jimmy Kimmel's Trump jokes and distribution of peanut-better-and-jelly-sandwiches, and gasping for air at how very pregnant Kerry Washington got that non-pregnancy dress "handled" on the red [...]

On The Emmys 2016, The Beauty of TV Talent and How Much Coffee This Working ...


Weekly News Roundup
This is our weekly career and lifestyle news update, where we round up exciting news of the last week and we let you have it…ahem, news-wise that is… Think of it as your career gossiping section on steroids… And while you’re at it,  follow us on Facebook, Twitter,IG, and Pinterest! Here we go… Let's start this roundup on a happy note. Inc. lists 60 [...]

Weekly News Roundup



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Dear TGIF Addict: You know who you are. The one who wakes up with a renewed sense of energy on Friday mornings, wishing TGIF to everyone around as if Christmas came early. The one looking forward to Friday as soon as Sunday night rolls around... You live for Fridays and have no shame to your career game. You endure work, [...]

Dear #TGIF Addict: Stop Wishing Your Career Away!


Ok. So How Do Build My Personal Brand Again?
Let's be serious. Some concepts, like personal branding, just go right over your head as you're struggling to fit into last season's too tight pants and finish that assignment due yesterday! Yes, it sounds great and all, and by now you know it can catapult your career or business into the next success stratosphere, but really, how do you build it? Where [...]

Ok. So How Do I Build My Personal Brand Again?



Why women working while sick is nothing new
Embed from Getty Images Unless you've been hiding under a rock (or maybe lost your smartphone as you were being stranded on a deserted island), you may have heard that the first woman Presidential candidate in the US, Hillary Clinton, has pneumonia. And this may just have been the one single disease that has received this much media coverage in [...]

Hillary Clinton Reminds Us that Working While Sick Is Nothing New for Women


Wear to work: Eyelet Sheath Dress
Our “Wear toWork” feature presents a piece of workwear, along with great alternatives, for stylish corporate sisters.   This Shoshanna macrame eyelet sheath dress is the perfect combination of feminine elegance and style. Loving the simple and sophisticated cut of this round-neck dress, accented by beautiful macrame stitching. The short sleeves are as practical as they're elegant too. This dress [...]

Wear to Work: Eyelet Sheath Dress



Why your career needs a strong professional brand
You know those terms that sound really cool, but hardly anyone knows what they really mean. Like "personal brand" for instance...You hear the term being thrown around in networking events and career discussions here and there, but really, what does it mean? When I think of a brand, I think of Starbucks, or Coke, or Pepsi. It could also be [...]

Why Your Career Needs a Strong Personal Brand


Wear this weekend: Patchwork Boyfriend Jeans
Our “Wear toWork” feature presents a piece of workwear, along with great alternatives, for stylish corporate sisters. So I've been checking out the latest Fall "deconstructed denim" trend. I have to say, the idea of patching different types of denim on one single piece of apparel was not exactly tempting to me at first; but browsing through various brand sites, [...]

Wear this Weekend: Patchwork Boyfriend Jean



Weekly News Roundup
This is our weekly career and lifestyle news update, where we round up exciting news of the last week and we let you have it…ahem, news-wise that is… Think of it as your career gossiping section on steroids… And while you’re at it,  follow us on Facebook, Twitter,IG, and Pinterest! Here we go… Big Corporate can be pretty tough! This Ellevate Network article gives [...]

Weekly News Roundup


Wear to Work: Pajama Shirt Dress - Photo credit: shopstyle.com
Our "Wear toWork" feature presents a piece of workwear, along with great alternatives, for stylish corporate sisters. If you thought the concepts of pajamas and workwear would never co-exist, think again! It's actually one of the biggest fashion trends for Fall 2016! This WhoWhatWear pajama shirt dress from Target is here to prove you can mix loungewear and elegant workwear. [...]

Wear to Work: Pajama Shirt Dress



Use this mindset tip to break out of a career rut
After working as a news co-anchor on Baltimore WJZ-TV, Oprah was demoted to a lower position on morning TV. Years later, she went on to dominate daytime TV for all of 25 years, and now has her own network. After failing to make the 1968 Olympic Skating figure, Vera Wang became a senior fashion editor at Vogue where she was [...]

Use this mindset tip to break out of a career rut


Where to Shop for Stylish Plus-Size Workwear
Traci, one of my readers, left a comment on the blog the other day, asking for plus-size suggestions of workwear. So I decided to write a post on where to shop for stylish, elegant clothing in plus sizes (and I'll also be adding plus-size options to each Corporate Catwalk post as well).  When it comes to plus-size workwear, it can [...]

Where to Shop for Stylish Plus-Size Workwear



Stuck In A Career Rut? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself Now
“I feel stuck!” The last time Felicia met with her mentor, those were the exact words that summarized how she felt about her career. She did like her job, and wanted to get ahead. Yet, underneath her apparent good performance and how well she got along with her team and manager, she felt “stuck”. As in locked in the same [...]

Stuck In A Career Rut? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Now


Week-End Pick: Off-the-shoulder top
Our Week-End Pick features a piece of clothing or an accessory that complements any corporate sister's week-end wardrobe.  Off-shoulder top fans, breathe easy! The trend is not disappearing with Summer going away. Actually, it's transitioning quite well into the Fall with flattering, fun long-sleeve off-shoulder tops like this Re:Named cutout version from Shopbob. The cutouts are a nice touch to this cool [...]

Week-End Pick: Off-Shoulder Top