Back to School: 5 Tips to Manage as A Working Parent
As a working parent, the end of the summer also spells the proverbial “Back to School” double-edged sword. On one hand, you may be extremely excited happy to actually get an “educational daycare” option for your kids. On the other, you also have to contend with getting said kids ready for yet another school year. Which, in other words, also [...]

Back to School: 5 Tips to Manage as A Working Parent



Corporate Catwalk: Ponte Knit Sheath Dress
If you're looking for a classic, chic sheath dress, this ponte knit sheath dress from Brooks Brothers is an amazing choice. The split neck, cap sleeves and flattering top stitch details are all great details of this dress that can easily be taken from the office to after-hours. It's $198 at brooks Brothers. It also comes in this beautiful teal [...]

Corporate Catwalk: Ponte Knit Sheath Dress


How to stop taking things personally at work-2
If you have a tendency to take things personally, you know it can wreak havoc in your career. I mean, spending upwards of eight hours in an office environment, stuck with a myriad of personalities you may (or may not) be attracted to, and often subject to constant requests to perform, can end up constituting the perfect everyday storm for [...]

How to stop taking things personally at work



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… In exciting news this week, Simone Manuel makes olympic swimming history [...]

Weekly News Roundup


On missed opportunities and the power of staying positive in your career
It all seemed so unfair to Sarah. She had worked so hard on that particular project, for the credit to be given to her colleague, Jordan. She had only been in this role for a year, but she had tried as much as she could to do her best. Being proactive about opportunities, bravely challenging her introvert nature and striving [...]

On missed opportunities and the power of staying positive in your career



The biggest career mistake you’re making on vacation
So here you are, on vacation, away from all the hubbub of the office, your overflowing inbox and all those pointless meetings…Except not really, you’re checking your email five times a day, thinking about the last team meeting and what you should have said but didn’t quite say, and how you should have challenged your mid-year review but didn’t… In [...]

The biggest career mistake you’re making on vacation


Corporate Catwalk: Amalfi skirt
In my Corporate Catwalk feature, I pick a piece of clothing great for work (and that you can rock in life too)... Nothing like a piece of clothing that reminds you of your last summer getaway! Like today's Corporate Catwalk pick, this Amalfi button down skirt from Ann Taylor. Love the luscious print on this otherwise classic skirt, which takes [...]

Corporate Catwalk: Amalfi Skirt



Corporate Catwalk: Plaid Sheath Dress
Today's Corporate Catwalk is  the epitome of  "classic chic". This Carmen By Carmen Marc Valvo dress is simply distinctive, what with its original plaid patterning and the unique shoulder cutout details. The contemporary elegance of this dress is so well balanced with the classic sheath silhouette. Not to mention that it's perfect to transition from Summer to Fall! This dress [...]

Corporate Catwalk: Plaid Sheath Dress


4 tips to further your career on vacation
So there, suitcases are packed, passports are out, you're ready to jet off on your vacation, finally! No month-end reports or emails in sight for the next few days. Only sandy beaches, margaritas, and relaxation galore! But did you also know that this long-awaited and overdue vacation is not just going to save you from your boss and over-booked calendar? [...]

4 Tips to Further Your Career on Vacation



7 Powerful Mantras for Successful Women
Mantra =  a word or phrase that is repeated often or that expresses someone's basic beliefs (Merriam-Webster dictionary) There are just days when you need a dose of inspiration. You know those days, when you wake up wondering why you haven't made Senior Manager yet, or if your life was really supposed to go this way...Or why laundry never ever [...]

7 Powerful Mantras For Successful Women


Bad Moms Movie - Photo credit: youtube.com
I've been impatiently waiting to see "Bad Moms", and yesterday finally grabbed my sis-in-law, kissed the hubby and kids good-night, and headed straight for a movie treat. And what a treat it was! This hilarious yet sentimental comedy had me laughing, tearing up, and leaving most of my "mommy guilt" on the movie theater seat. I said most of it, still [...]

Why “Bad Moms” Will Change How You Think About Motherhood (And Women) Forever