Who Says You Can’t Rock That $5K Handbag?

Gentleman, apologies. While reading, replace handbag for sunglasses, suit or any other fashionist-o item your masculine heart desires. Ah, the luxury handbag. It’s a total status symbol. It’s a way to make your outfit instantly pop - even if you’re sporting sweats and a cat t-shirt. Fancy handbags announce you’re there and you're there to be counted. They say power, they say respect, they say style. ...

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Hey, Lifestyle Designers: Go Back to High School

Success. Some of us get it early. Some of us seem destined for it. Some of us… really don’t. Our perceptions of who can be successful and who can’t be start early - our perceptions of our capacity for success does too. In grade school, we excel at certain subjects while others are a flop. Maybe we are praised for our artistic ability, the way we structure sentences ...

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Success Leaves Behind a Trail of Yummy Bread Crumbs

It’s not a new idea. “Success leaves clues...” is a quote often referenced. Why? It’s amazingly and completely true! Success leaves clues behind. Look at any truly successful person. You can probably find out an awful lot about how they got to where they are. Maybe they have an autobiography, a biography or a biopic about their lives. Maybe it’s a Wikipedia page or a long interview ...

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Add Some Sriracha To Life

So - you’ve got the life thing mastered. You’ve got cash flow. You’ve got buddies. You’ve got hobbies. A nice place to call home. Things are going pretty great. Awesome! All that being said - are you completely, totally, one hundred percent ecstatic to be alive and doing this whole life thing? We hope your answer is: YES! If not - and a lot of us ...

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