Watch Your Tone (and Then Watch Meryl Streep’s…) As those of you know who have read How to Wow, according to Albert Mehrabian’s UCLA study, 38% of your impact comes from your tonal quality: what your voice is… Read More
How to Handle that (Hideous) ‘Softball’ Question In my line of work, a softball question is anything that’s so big you don’t know what to swing at. (In your day-to-day life, it might sound something like, “Read… Read More
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Be a Thermostat, Not a Thermometer This past week a lot of us spent time looking at the thermometer because it was hot as all billy-be-damned here in NYC.  And what I noticed is, the more… Read More
Make Power Points Powerful I don’t know about you, but I loved show-and-tell as a kid. Unfortunately, however, the adult version of show-and-tell—the Power Point presentation—often leaves a lot to be desired. And it… Read More
What to Do When the Silence is Deafening (Not to Mention Disheartening) Hello hello, I received the below letter from a frustrated job seeker—and it echoed the sentiments I’ve heard from a lot of you. She found my response helpful, so I… Read More
Post Emily Post: Would You Rather Hear about “Worries & Problems” or “Welcome & Pleasure”? Last Wednesday I had the opportunity to speak at the UnderFashion Club in NYC. (See the video link, below, for a short ‘teaser’). Among the topics of discussion was the… Read More
Save Money & Set Up Your Professional Home Office I’m excited to announce my new partnership with To celebrate, this post includes coupons to help you save money on setting up your professional home office, as well as… Read More
Warm Up to Your Cold Call With the weather getting warmer, it can be easy to fall into a pre-summer mindset—allowing ourselves to daydream about a life spent in flip flops and sunglasses, with our most… Read More
Thank You, Colin Firth, for Dropping (My Version of) the “F Bomb” The morning after the Oscars, the biggest conversation was Melissa Leo’s use of what commentators appear to have settled on calling “the F bomb.”  It was, without question, beyond unfortunate-… Read More