How to be Smarter: Anyone part of the online community, or who wants to know more about social media to distinguish their resume, should read Tara Hunt's The Whuffie Factor. How to be Prettier: Perfume is an investment. A nice perfume can be expensive, but a good bottle will become both your signature scent and last for a while.
How to be (less) Awkward: If someone keeps trying to walk out of your life, stop holding the door shut and begging for them to stay. Let them go.
Originally posted May 2009.