"Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home." -- Mother Teresa

How to be Smarter: Before you ask someone if they would be opening to passing along your resume, have your resume updated and ready-to-go. That way if they respond with "yes", you can send your resume to them as quickly as possible without needing to make them wait until you have updated it. How to be Prettier: I picked up these booties in black during Black Friday shopping because they were on-sale and seemed comfortable. Flash forward three months, and I wear them almost daily. They are the most comfortable booties I've ever owned, and they are also available in three other colors - plus they are over 50% off right now.

How to be (less) Awkward: 21 responses for taking control of the conversation when business partner or clients have tough requests.