Why Attractive People Earn More

Why Attractive People Earn More

“Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.” – Aristotle Is there a link between looks and income? Do good looking people earn more? Not just in industries where looks matter, like modeling and entertainment, but in average fields, like insurance and medicine? Yes. An average of 12-14% more, according to University…

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The Psychology of Clothing, Part II

Use the psychology of clothing to find your ideal mate

In the first part of this series, we looked at how clothing shapes your behavior, based on how you dress. In this article, we’ll look at how your clothing shapes others’ behavior toward you. Once you understand how you can influence others with your appearance, you can use it as part of your image arsenal…

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How People With Money and Power Dress Differently

The National Archives Building

“When you step off the plane, you can smell the power.” That’s how a woman I once worked with in Texas described the climate in Washington, DC. She’d just returned from a conference there, and was ready to go back for more. “It’s exciting. Vibrant. Powerful,” she said. “I’d move there in a heartbeat.” That…

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Go Old School Style for New School Success

Old School Style

So my younger daughter, Peyton, and I were at the mall after school one day and decided to grab some Thai food to take home. This little restaurant in the food court is good, cheap, and in a prime location, so the queue at rush hour can be 10-15 minutes. It’s worth the wait. We’d…

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Tricky Hem Lengths: The Midi and Ballerina

Tricky Hem Lengths

Hem length styles fall in and out of fashion, and this year, they’re longer for fall. Which can be good or bad, depending on how tall you are. If you’re a fan of the longer lengths, take note: they can be tricky to pull off. Let’s start with the good news: more coverage. When temperatures…

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