In 2012, Talbots was predicted to be one of top ten brands that would disappear by 2013. Coming out of the recession, the Massachusetts-based women’s clothing company experienced a period of profit losses, waning clientele and was looking to close almost 20% of their stores. Enter Lizanne Kindler. The retailer was barely treading water … Read More
By: Reesa Staten of Robert Half
Early in my career with Robert Half, I joined a cycling team organized by the company for a two-day charity ride through California’s Napa Valley wine country and Sonoma coast. It was a great way to meet colleagues and raise money for a good cause (in this case, … Read More
Dear Danielle and Carly in 2006,
Your life is pretty, pretty good. Keep on eating that pasta because it’s going to be a while before you’re back in Italy.
You two just met on a study abroad trip in Rome. You’re having a great time not talking about the real world that comes after graduating … Read More
It doesn’t take long to see why Tracy Anderson is such a household name in fitness. And not just because she has a laundry list of Hollywood A-listers like Jennifer Lopez as clientele or an international following, because she does, but it’s Tracy’s integrity and character that form the cornerstone of her brand. Over the … Read More
The world of classical ballet is where you know you want to belong. You are hopeful, full of dreams, and excited to potentially perform on the very same stages as the famous ballerinas who, until this point, you’ve only read about.
As you go along this journey, I want you to always remember … Read More
‘Tis better to give than to receive, according to the old adage, but did you know giving your time can actually give you a longer lifespan. Studies show volunteering can reduce the risk of death by 25%, improving both physical and mental wellbeing.
Providing support for those who need it allows for a sense … Read More
Dear Claire and Erica circa 2002,
You guys just met, at the dining hall! And, as much as you want to roll your eyes at the guy who introduced you—who thinks you’ll have so much in common because you’ve both dated college basketball players—acknowledge that he might be onto something. Definitely roll your eyes first, … Read More