Confidence: 9 Aspirations for 2018

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. – Audrey Hepburn When life goes the way we planned and all things are roses and rainbows, the above statement isn’t so hard to envision. ButContinue reading “Confidence: 9 Aspirations for 2018”

5 Best Productivity Tools for a Happier Year

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer To me, family and dear friends are everything. That means the day-to-day juggling of a demanding job and everything else that is important and meaningful to me (especiallyContinue reading “5 Best Productivity Tools for a Happier Year”

Candace Bushnell on Success

“Don’t be afraid to make a fresh start. When are you going to do what you’re meant to do? Keep on going until you get there.” – Candace Bushnell, author, speaking 3/17/16 On St. Patrick’s Day this year, I had the wonderful privilege of being in New York City. For those of you familiar withContinue reading “Candace Bushnell on Success”

Find What You Love

You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way toContinue reading “Find What You Love”

Putting It All Out There (and Surviving the Criticism)

Twenty years ago this summer, I walked a Paris runway for the first time in Elite‚Äôs Look of the Year in France, my first real exposure to the world of modeling. Somehow, at fifteen years old and standing five-foot-nine-and-one-half inches tall, I had been selected from a Midwestern small town to compete with fifty girlsContinue reading “Putting It All Out There (and Surviving the Criticism)”