How to Choose the Perfect LinkedIn Profile Photo
Fact: Your profile is 14 times more likely to be viewed if it includes your picture. But is it better if that photo is black and white or in color? A full-body shot or zoomed in? Top pros give us a quick snapshot of how to pick (or take) the right picture.
How a Homemade Sundae Launched an Empire
She started by mashing cayenne oil into chocolate ice cream—and grew an artisanal-desserts empire. Her company, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, now has 23 thriving shops across the United States and products in more than 1,500 stores. Real Simple got the scoop from Jeni Britton Bauer, 42, on crafting goals, rebooting after a crisis, and learning the difference between art and commerce.
How a Long-Forgotten Wedding Present Changed My Marriage
Lee Woodruff’s red long johns—a wedding present from her husband—went from a symbol of adventure to a sign of midlife stagnation… until one trip changed everything.
The 7 Phrases Every Woman Should Be Able to Say (Without Flinching)
Some things are so much easier to say in your head than they are out loud. Your cousin asks if you could pet-sit her Newfoundlands and you think, “Oh, heck no” but say “Sure thing.” A potential employer asks your salary requirement and you think “I’m worth this much and not a penny less!” but say, “Well, I don’t want to take a pay cut.” We asked the experts for tips on how to let these and other important statements roll right off your tongue, without getting stuck in your throat.
5 Accomplished Women Share Their Secrets to Success
From the arts to entrepreneurship to big business, these notables know a thing or two about celebrating triumphs, making friends with failure, and staying true to yourself—and your ambition—no matter what.