“I am SO SICK….”: A Few Notes on Elevator Etiquette This past Monday I was in a crowded elevator. Just after the doors closed, one young woman said to another, “Wow, you look exhausted.” To which her chum replied, “I… Read More
Cheap is Expensive and Expensive is Cheap The first time I heard, “Cheap is expensive and expensive is cheap,” I swooned with delight. While in that moment it was being applied to a shopping situation (specifically: black… Read More
How to Get Buy In from Others: What We all Can Learn from Fashion Police Yes, it’s true– that headline was not a mistake. Regardless of whether you believe they contribute to, or detract from, a fashion conversation the producers of Fashion Police can teach… Read More
The New Year Promotion Plan Earn your next promotion in the New Year with these five simple steps. By Frances Cole Jones There’s a crispness in the air and we’ve all got that back-to-business, “wow,… Read More
“Do You Understand?” vs. “ Am I Making Sense?” A few months ago I wrote a blog post entitled, “Let Me Know What I Can Do…” vs. “How Can I Help?” covering the (vast!) discrepancy between those two phrases.… Read More
Stop Asking Permission: Expert Tips To Land Your Dream Job Now Originally published on A Girl in a Dress By Charell Star Frances Cole Jones knows a thing or two about landing that elusive dream job. The native New Yorker and… Read More
Five Tips to Getting Your Dream Job Originally published on Women for Hire In her new eBook, Wow Your Way into the Job of Your Dreams, Frances Cole Jones shows job seekers how to take their skills,… Read More
Bolster Your Ingenuity and Remake Your Life! In today’s frenetic, uncertain world, the “same old, same old” routines are perfect ways to go nowhere fast. What has worked for you before—professionally or personally—no longer gets results. Whether… Read More
Need to Wow Your Job Interview? Here’s how! Join Frances Cole Jones, author of “How to Wow” and “The Wow Factor”, and learn how to: Expand your current network and build upon your existing one Ensure you stand… Read More
Woman Interruptus: Interrupting Is Not A Form Of Encouragement From the time most of us were small, we’ve been told: “Don’t interrupt.” And listening is, indeed, a vastly underrated skill set: a person who can do more than hear—who… Read More