Are You Earning Enough?

Using a Salary Calculator. Let’s talk about how much money you make. It’s okay, it’s just the two of us here. Financial conversations are hard. Whether you are landing your first job out of college or are looking to make a leap into a new position or career, understanding your worth and your financial needs are difficult. Some companies treat …

Job Hunting During a Pandemic

A Conversation with the Future I took a meeting yesterday from a graduating college senior. She was looking for my take on the job market in the DMV. Senior: I’m graduating from a Virginia school with a degree in marketing. I’ve earned good grades, had a summer internship with a not-for-profit, and now I’m looking for a job. Any idea …

Dress For Success and Other Confusing Fashion Cliches

Fashion, according to this month’s book recommendation, Dress Code: The Naked Truth about Fashion, is the world’s fifth largest industry. We’re talking about trillions of dollars moving around the globe that covers literally everything from tiny baby booties and hair clips to bespoke suits, and hand-made Italian shoes. This month’s edition of Wise Words explores the role of clothing in …