"There is no substitute for hard work." -- Thomas A. Edison

How to be Smarter: Rating system that will help you get better at everything. How to be Prettier: I love these wedges: I have them in all three colors, and they are pretty much the only heels I have worn all summer. Comfortable, walkable and one of the most-complimented pieces in my wardrobe by others!

How to be (less) Awkward: “'Bring a small token, a small gift. Nothing big, but something memorable,” she says. “I always bring small samples of products (fragrance, lotion, new snack, etc… that represent my PR clients).'” -- Great quote from this article on the do's and don't of coffee dates.