Three Ways to Create a More
Compelling Brand

One of the most common questions I get from blog readers, clients, and social media followers is, “How can I create a better brand and attract more clients?” I could write an entire book on this topic. (Oh wait, I did!) But as a starting point, here are three things you should definitely be doing. Read More

This is How You Own the Place
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“Like She Owns the Place”)

If there’s one thing I know for sure, it’s that confidence and rock solid inner peace don’t come from something outside of you. No amount of Botox injections, workouts, job promotions, coveted reservations at the hot new restaurant or club or designer shoes and handbags will sustain you in the long run. You might get the emotional equivalent of a sugar rush, but that temporary high will be just that – temporary. Maintaining real confidence is work – a daily practice and commitment. It requires patience, dedication, forgiveness, and an incredible amount of self-compassion. Read More

50 is the New 50

Here in America, youth is worshipped. Older women are often ignored or treated with disdain. Unlike in countries like France and Italy – where women like Inès de la Fressange, Catherine Deneuve, Miuccia Prada or Sophia Loren are seen as iconic, respected and admired not only for their beauty, but also for their wisdom, vitality and a certain je ne sais quoi – women in the west are mostly judged by the poutiness of their lips, the perkiness of their breasts and how pleasing they are to men. Read More