How to be Smarter: Bring a notebook and a pen to all work meetings and one-on-one networking dates. Just the act of having your notebook open and pen out shows you believe important information will be shared that should be remembered, which is both flattering to other people at the table and also elevates the entire conversation without needing to say a word. How to be Prettier: This is my new favorite LBD: perfect for work and post-work events. Over the past few days I've worn it to work, to a Happy Hour, and to a family dinner. It also hardly wrinkles, even when packed in a suitcase.
How to be (less) Awkward: Interesting article about what words are most useful to move towards agreement.