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Anniversary Parties are Supposed to be Fun

Yesterday was the 7 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina; as Isaac hit the Gulf coast and churned and pounded over New Orleans, our office in Georgia looked on through the eyes of The Weather Channel. Our office in New Orleans is … Continue reading

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The Atmosphere of Expectancy

Given the excitement of tonight’s home opener at Turner Field, I must switch gears on our Full Scope fans and deviate away from Nina’s world for a moment to discuss the atmosphere of expectancy. It has been said that “the … Continue reading

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Invest in the Essentials

Nina’s basic #2 is to invest in the bones—the timeless and chic staples of your wardrobe that go with nearly everything. She says these pieces are dependable and possibly unremarkable, but notes that not every piece is supposed to be … Continue reading

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“Peacock” for Success

I read something tweeted from a new follower, Mr. S. Chris Edmonds, which was about helping your boss succeed. This was written by Wally Bock from his Three Star Leadership Blog. Essentially, part of everyone’s job is to help their … Continue reading

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The Basics of Business (Find Your Right Fit & Ruthlessly Edit)

Nina continues Chapter 2: The Basics by outlining her “basics of style”. This inspired me to reflect, “What would be the basics of business?” This is what I came up with… The Ten Basics of Business: The most successful businesses— … Continue reading

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The Basics of “Style” and “Grace”

(continuing with Nina’s book) Chapter 2: The Basics “Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.”-Edna Woolman Chase, Vogue magazine I’ve been told we should “possess” ourselves. Synonym finder tells me other words for possess are “own, have, hold, enjoy, … Continue reading

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Confidence=Beauty=Style=Reputation

Ok, so here’s what I’ve learned from Nina in chapter one: Be your own muse. The most beautiful woman in a room may not be the most obviously attractive woman. The most beautiful will be the most confident. Confidence is … Continue reading

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