How to be Smarter: Book Recommendation: Rising Strong by Brene Brown. Rising Strong is the newest book from the author of the successful 2013 non-fiction Daring Greatly [I recommended that one here]. Just like her earlier work, this book is sparking a cultural conversation – this time around failure, success, and the value in the stories we tell yourself when you fail. This is one you don't want to miss. How to be Prettier: This dress is slightly more whimsical than what I usually wear, but I really like it. Adding to my cart now! [And it's under $40].
How to be (less) Awkward: Great advice in this blog post on cold call email etiquette, including a specific template to use when emailing someone you don't know and asking them to grab coffee.