Valentine's Day Gift Guide: Personality Plus

Chocolate, flowers and teddy bears are the usual indicator for standard Valentine's Day gifts. Jewelry is never a bad thing to receive either, but it can be hard to style with your everyday outfit if it's too extravagant. How about this year, you take a different approach to choosing a gift? Gifts from the heart and match her style will surely be something she loves and covets. Use our personality guide to find the perfect accessory for her.     She’s the world traveler, loves different cultures and trying new foods and activities. She’s conversational and loves learning new things about this world. The perfect piece for her is a scarf from the Landmark Collection. She can represent what she...

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Resolutions Got You Down?

It’s the fourth day in 2016 and the most difficult thing is to begin your resolutions. Setting and attaining goals are two different acts that work simultaneously to be achieved. Surprisingly, only eight percent of Americans actually achieve their New Year’s resolutions, while another 80% of Americans don’t set goals for themselves at all. Some reasons why people fail is the goal isn’t tangible, a fear of failure, lack of commitment, over-analyzing and lack of understanding the goal-setting process. What many of us don’t realize is it’s a lifestyle change. Mind over matter-the law of attraction. If you can see it, you can believe it. You can’t only change one aspect of your life, but every area that is affected by...

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Career Tips: Workplace Communication Secrets

Have you ever sat through a droning presentation where the presenter talked like a 5 year-old? And "like" is somehow grammatically used after every word? Improper grammar and voice pitch are key elements to successful conversation in the workplace. As females, we fall victim to these and other speech problems that we don't even notice. In the February 2014 issue of Cosmopolitan, Annie Tomlin provides an article detailing an experience with her voice; learning it's not what you say, but how you say it. With the help of Patricia Fletcher, a NYC voice coach, they outline four ways women can effectively change their communication to send a clear message to their audience.

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