"Life is an obstacle course. You succeed at one thing and then you move on to the next. When an obstacle is tough, you try harder. When an obstacle is insurmountable, you change course. But you never sit down and refuse to finish" -- Bethenny Frankel

How to be Smarter: The best way to identify your writing voice, whether it is for a blog, a novel, or for something else, is to write a lot. (Having posts or chapters already written gives you works to study to effectively label your voice and tone). How to be Prettier: Leather jackets are a great transition piece for spring, but the key that makes them truly versatile is to look for one with a hood. A hood keeps you warm on chilly spring mornings or nights, and protects hair if you get caught in a quick spring shower.

How to be (less) Awkward: Non-Awkward Ways to Start and End Networking Conversations. (I usually use some combination of the tips To Make a Friend and To Lighten the Mood to start a conversation, and To Exit Gracefully to end).