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He Who Sees True Opportunities Shall Always Prosper

--> People lose their jobs. Often people are released, even from the best jobs they might have ever had. People may find themselves in a position where they cannot find a job that is as good as the one they lost. What is important, however, is what people do when they are in this position. I cannot tell you the number of people I have seen completely blow it when it came to reestablishing their careers, after losing their prior jobs. I do not want you to be one of these people. I grew up in a ci...
Tags: Europe, Featured, California, Careers, Los Angeles, Spain, Barcelona, Chicago, Palestine, Life Lessons, Ibm, Job Search, Hercules, Career Advice, Donald Trump, Detroit


Tempus Now’s SS19 Homage to Africa, Afrofuturism

Contemporary menswear infused with African tradition Tempus Now, helmed by South African-born designer Ora Fine, is an LA-based label that fuses African influences and processes into contemporary menswear releases. For SS19, Fine designed a collection called Afrofuturism—pulling from his intellectual and creative memories to create clothing that’s representative of his world; a place somewhere between South Africa and LA. “I was looking for context as …
Tags: Fashion, Design, Style, La, Clothing, Africa, Los Angeles, Tradition, South Africa, Craft, Apparel, Menswear, Ss19, Ora Fine, Tempus Now


Everything We Know About Netflix’s 2019 Original Series

Netflix is officially the future. First, the streaming service made history by being the first network, or “network,” this century to have more Emmy nominations than HBO. Then, it went and tied the premium cable giant at the 2018 Emmys with both companies taking home 23 total awards.So, it’s time to actually look into the future of Netflix. With 2019 in full swing, it's time to figure out what treats lie in our streaming future. And, the next year is already filled with ultra bingeable promise....
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hbo, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Netflix, Elton John, Drew Barrymore, Gillian Anderson, Idris Elba, Las Vegas, Coachella, Ellen Page, Ellie Kemper, Kiernan Shipka


Paris Jackson Explicitly Denies Report She Attempted To Harm Herself

Paris Jackson has denied that she tried to harm herself. TMZ reported Saturday that Jackson attempted suicide, and she responded directly to the news outlet’s tweet, saying, “fuck you, you fucking liars.”A source close to Jackson tells Refinery29 that she did have a incident on Saturday morning that required medical treatment but that reports that she was on a 5150 hold along with reports of a suicide attempt were not true.Jackson responded to a tweet from Real Housewives of New York star Bethe...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Los Angeles, Paris, Madeleine McCann, Jackson, Michael Jackson, Lapd, EMS, Michael, Bethenny Frankel, Real Housewives Of New York, HIPAA, Paris Jackson, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


I'm Unable to Wrap My Head Around How Hot Shay Mitchell Looks With Blond Hair

You guys, Shay Mitchell just went blonde - well, momentarily, at least. Before attending the iHeartRadio Music Awards, the 31-year-old actress tested out the ol' "blondes have more fun" adage by getting a fresh, platinum wig - and DAMN, did she look good. Los Angeles-based hairstylist Jesus Guerrero helped transform Mitchell from brunette babe to blonde bombshell by painstakingly braiding her hair and applying a wig with a choppy, shoulder-length cut. Shay documented the whole process on her Ins...
Tags: Los Angeles, Beauty, Hair, Mitchell, Wigs, Shay, Shay Mitchell, Lucy Hale, Hair Color, Beauty News, Celebrity Beauty, Celebrity Hair, Instagram Stories, Jesus Guerrero


I Have A BA In Theater — & Now I Make $139K As A Nurse Practitioner

In our series My 6-Figure Paycheck , women making more than $100,000 open up about how they got there and what exactly they do. We take a closer look at what it feels like to be a woman making six-figures — when only 5% of American women make that much, according to the U.S. Census — w ith the hope it will give women insight into how to better navigate their own career and salary trajectories.Today, we chat with a nurse practitioner from Los Angeles, CA. Previously, we spoke to a creative direc...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Washington, Los Angeles, Seattle, Upstate New York, U S Census, NP


I Quit My Job As A Lawyer — Now I'm A Career Coach For Women Of Color

Making a pivot in your career can be a terrifying prospect. Sometimes, the fear of leaving behind the comfort and stability of a job — even if it’s making you kind of miserable — can make it seem better to just stay put. But is putting off long-term happiness worth it?It's a dilemma Cynthia Pong is all too familiar with. Pong is the founder of Embrace Change, which specializes in helping women of color to transition in their careers and to realize their true ambitions. But just a few years ago,...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Los Angeles, Pong, Levi, Pittsburgh, Cynthia Pong, Australia California India


How One Woman Went From Blonde To Lucky Charms Hair

Rainbow hair remains a fantasy for some, but for Lynnzee Highland, it became a reality. In the latest episode of Hair Me Out, the Alaska-based art student decided to take her naturally blonde hair somewhere far over the rainbow."I'm very bored with my current hair, and I'm excited to make a really crazy change," Highland says. "I am currently in film school, and I'm surrounded by artsy, creative people all the time. I think rainbow hair will help me fit in. It's a great way to show self-expre...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Los Angeles, Alaska, Highland, Lynnzee Highland, Danielle Moon


How 1 Woman Went From Blonde To Lucky Charms Hair

Rainbow hair remains a fantasy for some, but for Lynnzee Highland, it became a reality. In the latest episode of Hair Me Out, the Alaska-based art student decided to take her naturally blonde hair somewhere far over the rainbow."I'm very bored with my current hair, and I'm excited to make a really crazy change," Highland says. "I am currently in film school, and I'm surrounded by artsy, creative people all the time. I think rainbow hair will help me fit in. It's a great way to show self-expre...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Los Angeles, Alaska, Highland, Lynnzee Highland, Danielle Moon


15 Gorgeous Hair-Color Looks Blowing Up Instagram This Spring

Imagine it's Friday night, and you're at the bar tapping your nails on the counter waiting for your next gin and tonic. Your eyes land on the girl standing next to you. Well, not so much her as her hair: glossy, caramel-tinted waves throw haphazardly in a deep side part that, to the untrained eye, would read as God-gifted or sun-bleached from vacation. But you know the truth: It's the work of a good colorist.Even if you can't afford the crème de la crème when it comes to your salon — because he...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Los Angeles, Cohen, CHOI, Sally Hershberger Salon, Katherine Langford, Vanessa Hong, Cassie Cohen, Sharon Dorram Color, Amazon Copper, Linda de Zeeuw, NYC s Rob Peetom, Zeeuw, de Zeeuw, Cherin Choi of Nova Arts Salon


You Always Need a Backup Plan

--> Being in the asphalt business in Detroit taught me very early on that things frequently go wrong. In fact, things go wrong so frequently, it is difficult to believe: Pumps break. Tanks break. Trucks break. People get injured. Employees do not show up to work. It rains. The police give you a hard time for the condition of your equipment. People do not pay you for the work you have done for them. Suppliers go out of business. Customers get incredibly angry with you. Accidents occur, and mater...
Tags: Featured, France, Russia, Careers, Los Angeles, Job Market, Chicago, United States, Paris, Stanley Kubrick, Rio De Janeiro, Job Search, Career Advice, Detroit, Boeing, Legal Profession


Two Experts Answer Every Question You've Ever Had About Tiny Homes

Seemingly everyone loves looking at pictures of tiny homes on the internet, and it's also not uncommon for many of us to daydream about parting with our worldly possessions (and monthly rent check) in favor of the simpler life they provide. But how much do those of us residing in average-sized homes really know about tiny home life? For example: What kind of customizations can you make? Where do you store the belongings you end up hanging onto? And, uh, how the hell do you have sex in one?We po...
Tags: Fashion, Music, US, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Carrie Bradshaw, Marie Kondo, Samurai, Crabb, Trans Siberian Orchestra, Beckmann, Asha Mevlana, Brian Crabb, VIVA Collectiv, Paul Beckmann, Travis Pyke


Introducing The Prolific West Coast Yog Westwood

© Roshan Spottsville 2018 Meet Yog Westwood, a polarizing new artist out of Arizona making waves with his larger than life presence. Aggressive, creative, and chosen, the West Coast recording artist has established an undeniable presence about himself that Hip-Hop can’t get enough of in the lucrative streaming era. Authentic persona, grit, and wit with the lyrics, and in your face attitude, Yog Westwood has earned the title of “Next Up”. Taking to the craft as an adolescent, Yog Westwood cr...
Tags: News, Life, Los Angeles, Muscle cars, Hip Hop, Arizona, Jazz, West Coast, Snoop Dogg, Gunz, Mack, Way West, Yog Westwood, 2 Gunz, I Ain't Lyin, I'm On


Facebook won't accept ads for Hump, Dan Savage's delightful homebrew porno film-festival

Hump is a festival showcasing homemade pornographic shorts (5 minutes or less), created by beloved sex- and relationship-advice columnist Dan Savage (the guy who made Rick Santorum's name synonymous with the residue of lube, semen and fecal matter produced by anal sex; and who created the "It Gets Better and Impeach the Motherfucker Already campaigns). Hump is in its 14th year, and has only gone from strength to strength, celebrating sex-positivity for all bodies, gender expressions and id...
Tags: Facebook, Post, News, Congress, Sex, US, America, Los Angeles, Rick Santorum, Savage, Dan Savage, Date Night, SESTA, Hump, DeleteFacebook, FOSTA


16 Chefs On The Women In Food Whose Cooking Inspires Them

There's no denying that we still have a ways to go when it comes to gender equality in the restaurant industry. But, when we hear about the female chefs who continue to set the food world aflame (pun intended), it makes us think about how far the pioneers have come, and all the talented cooks out there whose food we have yet to try.In the spirit of International Women's Day, we asked 15 chefs to recommend their favorite female-helmed restaurants. The women we spoke with include industry leaders...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, London, Colorado, Boston, New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Austin, Karen, Brooklyn, New Orleans, Manhattan, Tokyo, Nashville


I Was Living Paycheck-To-Paycheck In NYC — I Left & Now I Make $110K

In our series My 6-Figure Paycheck, women making more than $100,000 open up about how they got there and what exactly they do. We take a closer look at what it feels like to be a woman making six figures — when only 5% of American women make that much, according to the U.S. Census — w ith the hope it will give women insight into how to better navigate their own career and salary trajectories.Today, we chat with a creative director from New York, NY. Previously, we spoke to a chief of staff in W...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Washington, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bfa, Don, Upstate New York, U S Census, New York NY Previously


33 Netflix Movies To Get Excited For In 2019

2018 was the year we finally grasped the purpose of a Netflix movie. They're there to create unforgettable internet moments, experienced together. To All the Boys I Loved Before and Set It Up reminded us, after a long drought, that we do indeed love the romantic comedy. Bandersnatch had us waking up at seven in the morning to try out all the different possible endings before work. After a flurry of memes, Bird Box eventually inspired an ill-advised real world challenge. And that's not even touc...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Japan, New York, Texas, Michael Bay, Los Angeles, Taiwan, Netflix, United States, Jennifer Aniston, Shanghai, Robert De Niro, Steven Soderbergh, Joan Didion, Woody Harrelson


Add this all-in-one natural skincare to your bathroom counter

Imagine having silky smooth, intensely hydrated skin, even in the dead of winter. This dream can be a reality with Lalicious, a brand we discovered earlier this year at the Indie Beauty Expo. We instantly fell in love with the company’s whipped sugar scrubs, body butters and our personal favorite, a magical product known as the “velour body melt.” With a passion for luxurious, cruelty-free skincare at an accessible price point, Lalicious has made a permanent home in our daily skincare routines....
Tags: Design, Los Angeles, Features, Beauty, Innovation, Green Products, Skincare, Natural Skincare, Cruelty Free, Green Product Review, LaLicious, Inhabitat Editor, Jessica Kernochan


The Importance of Encouragement

If you look at most successful people, somewhere in their background there is someone cheering for them and believing in what they can accomplish. It could be a significant other, a friend, or a family member. When people are encouraged by others, it leads to an increase in their confidence and efficiency, and they perform better. When I was in high school, an English teacher took great interest in me academically and told me that I had all sorts of special gifts, saying I could do this or that....
Tags: Featured, California, Careers, Los Angeles, Arizona, Job Search, University Of Chicago, Career Advice, Legal Profession, Law Jobs, Caltech, Apply For A Job, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed, Legal Career, Add Post Footer Plugin


Breaking Down 31 Days Of Non-Stop Kardashian Drama

The drama that will come to define the first half of 2019 is, hands down, the messy situation between Khloé Kardashian, Jordyn Woods, and Tristan Thompson. A love triangle between one of the most famous reality stars, her (already sus) athlete boyfriend, and the best friend of the world's youngest self-made billionaire (more on that later) would be juicy and shocking enough, but that's far from the whole picture. The headline-making and gossip-producing scandal is just one of many intertwining ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Los Angeles, Kanye West, Mtv, Kardashians, Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Pete Davidson, Woods, Thompson, Kim Kardashian West, Travis Scott, Jada Pinkett Smith


What Lasering Off The Top Layer Of Your Skin Looks Like Up Close

File under things we've been extremely curious about, but are hesitant to try: Fraxel, a catchier word for fractionated resurfacing laser. The celebrity-favorite treatment, beloved by Kim Kardashian, Jhené Aiko, and more, prompts skin to physically peel in order to trigger collagen production and the growth of new skin cells.The procedure has been trending for years, but the results are what really keep people coming back. After about two weeks' time, discoloration from sun damage is diminish...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Los Angeles, Suzy, Nancy Samolitis, Samolitis, Price Chopped Amazon Beauty Products, Kim Kardashian Jhené Aiko


Winter rains bring perfect spring hiking to post-wildfire Southern California

If you're an urban hiker planning a trip to Los Angeles, your timing is just right — above-average winter precipitation has set the region up for what could be an especially memorable wildflower season.
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, News, Life, Los Angeles, Southern California


Hockey player Ilya Kovalchuk’s ‘castle’ hits the market for $18M

Now that his skates are planted in Los Angeles, hockey player Ilya Kovalchuk is hoping to fetch $18 million for his storybook castle in New Jersey.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Radio, Agent, Ilya Kovalchuk, News Brief, Michelle Pais, Signature Realty NJ


Former teen idol and LGBTQ ally Luke Perry dead at 52

Actor, LGBTQ ally, and former teen idol Luke Perry has died in Los Angeles at age 52.
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Rip, Lgbtq, Ad Friendly, Riverdale, Luke Perry


The Importance of and How to Find a Mentor

--> Whenever I am asked what is the missing link between a promising businessperson and a successful one, mentoring comes to mind. Giving people advice on how they can best achieve their goals is something that is often overlooked. –Richard Branson On a daily basis, I receive emails from people looking for jobs who are unemployed. Many of these people have had numerous jobs in their career and are having a difficult time getting a new job. If you are unemployed or need a new job, there are many ...
Tags: Amazon, Featured, Careers, Los Angeles, United States, Richard Branson, Goldman Sachs, Donald Trump, Detroit, Mentor, Dean, Stanford Law School, Getting Ahead, Find Jobs, How to Succeed, University of Chicago Law School


The Greek Parthenon and Your Career

One of the most important lessons for our lives and careers comes from the Parthenon in Greece. The Parthenon has been standing in the same location for almost 2,500 years and is considered one of the world’s great cultural monuments. It is largely because of the Parthenon’s multiple columns that the Parthenon has survived for so long. If you understand and employ the lessons of the Parthenon, you should never have any issues with feeling secure in your career and life. I personally have run my ...
Tags: Real Estate, Featured, Careers, Los Angeles, Ceo, Athens, Life Lessons, Parthenon, Career Advice, Jack, Detroit, Law Schools, Attorney, Robert, Law Firm, Student Loan


12 Women Who Hate To Cook Share Their Go-To Weeknight Meals

There are two types of people in this world: those for whom cooking is therapeutic, a creative outlet, and a way to show love, and those who simply despise the act. For people in the latter camp, it's anxiety-producing, takes too much planning, and just isn't fun. But as shocking as it may sound to die-hard foodies, people that fall into this group often come up with the best recipes. They know they gotta eat, so they create crafty ways to throw together delicious meals without too much prep, p...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, Washington, Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Dallas, Brussels, Kylie Jenner, Bethlehem, Boise, Davenport, Tso, Mashama Bailey, Seung Won Chun, Seung Won Chun Like


The Importance of Culture in Organizations

--> Employees’ level of success and overall happiness has more to do with a particular culture (which is sometimes also referred to as the personality of an organization) than with any other factor. This article discusses (a) the importance of organizational culture, (b) why some employees do not give strong consideration to culture, (c) the reason that failure to seriously consider culture prematurely ends many careers, and (d) why making a lateral move provides the best opportunity to evaluate...
Tags: New York, Featured, California, Careers, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Hawaii, Albert Einstein, Miami, Einstein, Law School, Law Firms, Don, BCG, Job Satisfaction


To Get a Job You Need to Get the Employer’s Attention and Be a Safe Choice

--> When an employer has an open position, they are generally faced with two issues: (1) it is difficult for them to focus attention on all of the applications they are receiving, and (2) they are nervous about making a good decision among the various applicants that are applying. Your objective when applying for any job is (1) to be seen, and (2) to be a safe choice for the company. You Need to be Seen When Applying to Jobs. Several years ago, a very talented professional couple invited my wif...
Tags: Featured, Careers, Los Angeles, Job Market, Career Advice, Stanford University, Association, Job Applications, Don, Charles Lamb, Job Seeker, Job Search Guru, Lawfirm Jobs, New Job Opportunities, Potential Employer, Finding a Job


11 Airbnb Bungalows To Book For A Dose Of Fresh Air & Sunshine

The word bungalow conjures up costal visions of warm, cozy, and open-air spaces filled with ample amounts of sunshine. Before gaining popularity in SoCal as a novel departure from more classical architecture, the small (often one-story) abodes' etymology traces back to 19th century India when they were first designed as casual resting spots for travelers. Today, this same low-to-the-ground and airy-layout style still captivates wanderlusters across the globe — making it a top refreshing option ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, California, India, Los Angeles, Morocco, Airbnb, Venice, Santa Fe, Santa Barbara, Malibu, Folly Beach, Harbor, Charleston, Phoenix, Honolulu



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