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 […]

Fashion Isn’t a Numbers Game

by Traci McBride Q: A boutique owner asks: How do you recommend helping customers with the “size trap” issue — what a size label says vs. how it looks on their bodies? A: This can be as frustrating to the client as it is the salesperson! This issue has become more prevalent the […]