Summer wedding season is in full effect. My sister just got married and I have been looking for wedding guest dresses for a while. I have put together a list of my favorite looks to have you styling at every summer wedding from day time casual affairs to night time cocktail dresses. Plus we show you another way to style this same look below you will not want to miss.
Project Management 101 - we give you 4 Ways to Disaster Proof Your Work Projects so you can be the project manager with poise. You don't want to be wondering how to make your project a success. Follow these 4 tips to ask the right questions at the outset of a project, create the right time line for your project, and meet your boss' expectations every time! If we forgot any tips, make sure you tell us your thoughts in the comments! You can subscribe to our YouTube Channel at: http://bit.ly/Polished-Professionals so you never miss an episode plus check out our other tips on our Business Skills at http://bit.ly/Business-Skills.
Lightening up your summer work wardrobe is one of my favorite things about the summer time. It is not just lighter, airier colors that can update your work style this summer. It is the fabrics like linen, straw and raffia that I love adding into my workwear to make them really stand out from other times of the year. You can easily add these to your blazers, jewelry, bags and shoes for the perfect summer style and still be perfectly work appropriate.
Memorial Day is the perfect time to break out the red, white and blue! I love this color palette to update our work wardrobe. Each piece can stand on its own but when paired together makes a fabulous Memorial Day match that will take you through the summer with ease. We have our own red, white and blue inspiration we have been wearing lately and added our favorite picks to update your red, white and blue workwear wardrobe for 2019.
"I want to get away - I want to fly away....ayyyy...ayyyy"! Thanks for the inspo Lenny Kravitz, But, what in the world do you pack for a last minute summer getaway? Thinking too hard about it ruins all the fun of a spontaneous trip. Never fear, we have a complete packing list that will have you ready to go on any last minute adventure and we promise it will all fit in your carry on!
Somehow I feel like I can conquer the world with a little Tiffany blue! Anyone else feel the same way?If anything comes in that little blue box, I love it... Well, we have some of of our favorite Tiffany blue staples that are perfect to add to your spring and summer wardrobe. If you have any upcoming graduations or spring/summer weddings, this color is always appropriate for those events. Plus these picks are perfect to lighten up your wardrobe and accessories during these warmer months!
As much as we'd like everything in our professional lives to be plain sailing, curveballs and challenges can and will happen - and it's how you deal with them that counts. You will make (I say this because it is inevitable - we will all mess up) a disastrous mistake and feel as if your career is on a complete downward spiral and your professional reputation is shot. But, that doesn't have to be end result. Instead of allowing negativity to dominate, if you handle a work mess up with grace, you may even find that you come out of the other side looking even better than before. No matter what's happened getting back to your A-game quickly and resuming normal service is key - both for your self-confidence, and for your career. But how exactly do you get back on track when you know you've messed up in a major way?
Servant leadership is more than a buzz word - it is a way of life to many great leaders. But how do you develop the skills you need to be a great leader? It takes practice but we give our top four tips to perfecting those leadership skills in this new video!
Are you continually getting passed over for promotion? Are you tired of seeing your colleagues rise the career ladder, while you stagnate near the bottom? Do you raise a fist at the universe and holler at it for not giving you a chance? If you have answered 'yes' to any of these questions, then it's time to be proactive. To boost your career, read this article with our five tips you can do today to improve your promotion chances.
Love transition styles to bring in the springtime weather we all crave. I like to lighten up the color palette but still stay cozy when the cool weather from winter lingers a little too long. Check out my favorite transition workwear pieces to move from winter to spring. These are perfect layering pieces if you work in a cooler office climate too!
M.E.L. is an attorney and small business entrepreneur whose mission is to help professionals conquer the workaday world with style and poise.
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