What’s Age Got to Do with It?

BY TRACI MCBRIDE Q: How can I avoid looking old as I approach my 50th while competing for opportunities against much younger individuals? A: Ahh, yes, an age-old question (excuse my pun). First, realize that your beliefs and thoughts on any subject will predict the outcome for you. If you […]

Personal Budgeting Takes a Backseat to Industry Dress Codes

BY TRACI MCBRIDE Question: How do I dress to be taken seriously and to gain credibility while on a budget? Two pieces of information are needed for guidance. First, read the company dress code.  Every company needs to clarify their expectations to 
employees on how they are expected to communicate the brand […]


by Traci McBride “Fashion is made to become unfashionable.” – Coco Chanel Just because retailers sell it and push and tell you “everyone” must have this season’s trend, don’t buy into it. Look at it from an image consultant’s perspective. Having been in women’s closets for a few years now, I […]