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She’s Not Just at the Forefront of the Digital Landscape, She’s Creating It

You may think you need to be brain-deep in the social media and product marketing worlds to understand what Leslie Bradshaw does. Not so. Yes, she’s known for co-founding JESS3 back in 2006, a creative agency dedicated to social media strategy and data visualization. Yes, she pretty much was doing social media marketing before anyone was doing social media marketing. She was trending before anyone knew what trending was. Yes, she’s

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How To Figure Out Your Skin Type with Celeb Dermatologist Dr. Leslie Baumann

Happy Spring, peeps! I’ve been feeling the spring-cleaning vibes over here at chez SLF, and as such, have been ditching any and all things (physical and meta) that I no longer need to hold on to. Case in point: My overflowing stash of beauty products. There are some I’ve tried once and didn’t like, there are some I haven’t tried and hope to one day get to, there are some

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Cup of Charisma: Pajamas for Work? Meet Bammies (This is Not a Drill)

Jillian Goltzman, writer, journalist and founder of Cup of Charisma, did me a solid and penned a piece on her blog about Bammies, this site, and my entrepreneurial journey. Let’s get real: Friday mornings like today can be a real test of willpower. We have to roll out of our comfortable beds, shower, put on makeup, mentally prepare for the homestretch before the weekend and get dressed in those intolerable slacks we

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11 Ways to Feel More You on IWD2016

It’s International Women’s Day, peeps! The way I see it, this day is about celebrating who we are, where we’ve come from, where we’re going, and who’s coming with us. I’m just so inspired and elated and joyful watching all the #IWD2016 goodness exploding around the Interwebz today. For International Women’s Day, I’ve teamed up with U by Kotex and Sweet Spot Labs who remind us of our power. Period. (WINK.)

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She’s Using the Power of Words to Make a Dent

Happy Monday, people! Remember last week when I told you I’d have a follow-up to Friday’s Q&A with Alissa Trumbull? Well, I wasn’t lying. Presenting the lovely Jade Phillips. Refresher: Jade is the other have of #BizGalz, a weekly Twitter chat that tackles the issues in career and life no one is talking about, but ones women are dying to know and understand deeper. Such things as how to effectively

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This Woman Is Making Social Sense of Social Media to Make a Difference

As I dance my way through this digital world, I’m finding the key to making social media a success is making it personal. You gotta take the online offline to substantiate any relationship, professional or romantic or otherwise. So today, I’m chatting with someone who gets this. Someone who’s soul-deep in social media marketing and who is fueled by using these channels to bring women together and create a stronger

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Real Talk, Episode 5: Natalia Martinez-Kalinina x #RealTalkwithJFC

Welcome back for another episode of Real Talk, the show that celebrates you for BEING, not DOING. Today’s guest is Natalia Martinez-Kalinina, a multi-talented resident boss of a woman is making big sh*t happen in Miami and beyond. Here’s more on what Natalia does: Natalia is an organizational psychologist, strategist, and technologist focused on merging innovation, entrepreneurship, and community impact. She focuses on creating communities that are true ecosystems, most

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Lady Bits: I Ain’t Afraid Of No Ghost

As The Washington Post has kindly brought to my attention this morning, THE NEW GHOSTBUSTERS TRAILER IS ALIVE!! The trailer is out for the new “Ghostbusters” movie, starring Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. Wiig and McCarthy are reuniting with their “Bridesmaids” director Paul Feig for his remake of the 1980s hit starring Bill Murray. It comes out July 15. This totally deserves its own post. So that

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How To Love Yourself Even If You Have No Clue Where To Start

When we talk about self-love, sometimes it’s a foreign concept for some. Most, even. It begs the question, What does self-love look like, sound like, and most importantly, FEEL like?  After all, if you’ve never had it, how in the heck are you supposed to imagine it? If we’re lucky, we eventually find a cheerleader who can help us get there. If we’re #blessed, we’ll find a role model who’s

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Can Nice Guys Finish First? Yes! But…

I’ve recently found myself brain-deep in discussion and contemplation about nice guy behavior. Namely, as I was told, nice guys are around (everywhere, in fact) they’re just… waiting for you to make the first move. Cue the “UGH.” I’ve heard that the theory behind this nice-guy tactic of waiting in the wings comes from the assumption (sometimes backed by first-person experience, I’m sure) that, after a night of being relentlessly

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