Now that the initial scramble to organize a daily home office routine has become, well, routine, many of us are lifting up our heads from the minute-to-minute problem-solving of the last few [...]
Remember how working from home used to seem so luxurious and decadent? It’s possible that feeling has dropped away in the last few weeks. Part of the reason for this is that running an [...]
For those in the beauty-know, following the results of the “total transparency” decision at Deciem has provided a master class in what not to do while running a multimillion-dollar company. For [...]
Wallowing with someone before moving along to problem solving can help you close the sale. What do I mean by wallowing with someone? Let’s look at two scenarios: One where the item has been [...]
As you know, beauty insiders are frequently called upon to comment on a company/trend/product or (gasp!) a beauty industry scandal.
These days, everyone is looking for investors—a state of affairs that has left the pool feeling smaller and many investors wary of your "hook." Given that, how can you present your [...]
By this time most of us know it’s not enough to have a terrific brand: we need a compelling brand story. But what do you do if—as you’re telling your story—you see your listeners’ eyes glaze [...]
From time to time brands across a spectrum of industries find themselves in hot water. Most recently, NARS has been feeling that heat—and it’s not because it’s August. Rather than spending this [...]