ProStyler of the Day: Celebrity Fashion – Halloween-inspired

Happy Friday and Happy Halloween to our ProStylers! Today, the ProStyler of the Day will feature a few celebrities rocking “office friendly” fashion while wearing festive Halloween colors. Hopefully, you will be able to draw inspiration from these colors and incorporate them into your own wardrobe. Sidebar: We are still accepting submissions for your personal style. Information on how will be at the end of this post. Ok, now let’s.. Read More

Social Media Responsibility: Why Your Page Is Not Yours Alone

Here is the statement: It’s my page, I could post what I want!!! While that is most definitely true, it could still be hurtful to your future. If you could care less about how you are viewed by your present or future employer (or potential business partner), then stop right here. If you care about your position and/or moving up in your personal and professional life, then keep reading. (Glad you chose.. Read More

ProStyler of the Day: Bonnie from D.C.

Good Morning everyone! Our first official “ProStyler of the Day” comes from Bonnie in D.C.  Here are some details about her and her profession: I’m a working mom in my early 30s and love my job. I’m a lead computer engineer and consultant for a software company.   I have a loving husband and two boys.  Dressing up and finding amazing deals are my favorite hobbies. Instagram helps me capture my.. Read More

ProStyleSpeaks: PAL Girl Talk – Goal Setting

I was invited by the Police Athletic League (PAL) to be a “Woman of Inspiration” and speak to girls between the ages of 10 and 13.  The topic was Goal Setting and the importance of having a strategic plan to reach those goals. We discussed what a SMART goal was and held a mini-workshop to help narrow their focus on reaching their goal as efficiently and effective as possible. For those that don’t know what.. Read More

Seven Seconds: Why First Impressions Are Important

Keep the following quote in mind while reading this post: People often say that looks do not matter.  I cannot emphasize how much this is a lie.  To illustrate my point, here is my example:  when you first meet a stranger, what do you know about that stranger? ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!!! Now, if you see this same stranger, what would you notice about him or her?  Hair?  Wardrobe?  Confidence? I discovered that you only have seven.. Read More

ProStyleSpeaks: Call for Submissions (+Editor’s Submission)

We would like to feature some fashionable professional women out there!  If you are interested, please follow the steps below: “ProStyler” of the Day features fashionable professional women. If you or someone you know has that flair for fashion, please attach 5-8 unaltered, full body photos of your personal style, as well as your name and location.  Please also share a little about yourself and include your website links, if.. Read More

Saturday, October 25, 2014: High School Outreach Workshop Communications/Media Field

As some of you may know, I am a member of a High School Outreach Committee that focuses on helping high school girls interested in pursuing careers in the communications/media field.  I will also be a moderator for one of the panels at this event. The event is called Careers in Media Day.  It is half-day (9am-2pm) college and career prep program on Saturday, October 25.  Here are some details from our committee:.. Read More

The Motivational Brief: Control your thoughts. Control your life.

The only thing we can control is our own attitude.  Life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% how you respond. — Joel Osteen If you control your thoughts, then you control your life.  Your current thoughts will lead you to your future. Think of it this way:  when you tell yourself “it’s Monday, I know I’m going to have a bad day,” or “I’m never going to become.. Read More