“Can You Read that Back to Me?”: A Cheat Sheet for a Positive Interview Experience As you know, beauty insiders are frequently called upon to comment on a company/trend/product or (gasp!) a beauty industry scandal. Here is a quick, down-and-dirty cheat sheet to ensure your… Read More
What do Porn and Bad Pitch/Cover Letters Have in Common? More than You Think The nature of my business is such that I have multiple email inboxes. The consequence of that is that one is always, inevitably, in the midst of a spam porn… Read More
It’s Hard to Toot Your Own Horn… While I recognize many of you may find this hard to believe, I find it excruciatingly difficult to toot my own horn. It’s one of the reasons I have a… Read More
Frances Interviewed on Authors Talk About It http://authorstalkaboutit.com/how-to-wow/… Read More
The Meeting is Free!: How to Overcome Objections Hello hello!   Last month I had a chance to speak at a client’s national sales conference. Prior to these engagements I always ask, “What are the most common objections you… Read More
Interview to a Kill: What Three Words… Hello, hello!   Well, the pop interview course ** went live last week (thank you to all the participants!) and one of the exercises the participants found most helpful was the… Read More
Tone it Up (and I’m Not Talking About Your Abdominals….Well, Kind of…) Many of you reading the above headline are probably thought this piece was going to be about the Olympics. Given the staggering variety of toned abdominals we’ve seen in recent… Read More
“Fail, fail again. Fail better.” Samuel Beckett Recently I’ve found myself irritated (and that’s a nice way of putting it) when I see clients/friends/acquaintances who are not – as I see it—working to their potential. Luckily for… Read More
Interview Preparation: Know Yourself Originally published on Mrs. Professionalism July 17, 2012. Interview or visit to the dentist? Interview or an hour of traffic on your way home from work? Interview or working on… Read More
Announcing the Interview Survival Kit App I’m very happy to announce that my new Interview Survival Kit app is now available as a FREE downloadable app for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Complete with six… Read More