Hey Jezebel, Please Stop Thinking it's 'Racism'!

This isn’t going to be a long post, but I’ve had it up to HERE with Jezebel and their thinking that any form of skin lightening is “racist.”   They did it again on Tuesday with this post.   They don’t seem to “get” that in some cultures, light skin has been a beauty standard for centuries […]

Petite Pants on a Tall Model? Ummm…BAD IDEA!

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked whether you thought the use of a 5’10” model for a pair of pants designed for someone much shorter was considered false advertising.  Out of all of those who participated, 20% thought it was false advertising, 60% didn’t know why the company would even consider using a tall model, 10% […]

Christa Chambers-Price Helps Innovate and Develop Careers

Ann Arbor, Michigan’s Christa Chambers-Price is the managing director of knowledgecrush.com and its parent company, Chrysalis Interactive, both companies, both which help people develop their businesses. Knowledgecrush.com focuses on developing careers through coaching, mentoring and leadership.  They even have an upcoming event which helps participants find new jobs or career paths.  Called The Reinvention Project, this is a […]

Sara Sutton Fell: Being Flex With One's Career

Sara Sutton Fell of Denver, Colorado is the brainchild behind FlexJobs, a job site launched in 2007 dedicated to helping people find telecommuting jobs, positions where they can work from home.  Sara started this when she was pregnant with her first child and wanted to look for positions where she could spend more time at home.  However, […]

Online Presence: What's Most Important for Small Businesses?

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Networking is Working on the Net!

Lisa McDonald In this electronic age we have found ourselves in, how many of us get lost in all the chatter? Did you see my Facebook quiz answers? What’s your status? Did they add me as a friend….? How many of us actually use these tools to our advantage? Who knew that this is all […]

You and Twitter: Do you Tweet?

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Cynthia's Thoughts: AP Didn't Know they had a YouTube Channel

I wasn’t going to write a Cynthia’s Thoughts today, since it’s a holiday, but I just found out (probably a few days too late) about this on TV. Yeah.  Some people at the Associated Press didn’t know that they had an official YouTube channel until a small Tennessee radio station was asked (incorrectly) to take […]

Cynthia's Thoughts: Traditional Print Magazines on Life Support?

Advertising for US Vogue has dropped significantly this year.  Many teen magazines have shut down.  Wish, Canada’s five-year-old lifestyle magazine for young, professional women recently announced that they would end their print run with their Winter 2008/2009 edition.  Is this signalling that print is on life support, at least for lifestyle and fashion publications?