How to make it in New York City

Penelope Trunk

I took the kids to New York City for a week, and while Melissa was trying to figure out what to do with the kids for the day I was working, she came up with this idea that my seven-year-old son should do an internship with a stylist.

I had to take a Xanax to read Time magazine this week

Penelope Trunk

I’m at my son’s cello lesson, thinking about this week’s Time magazine. I wrote for three national magazines about careers before I even acknowledged that I was a woman aside from saying 1. I kept saying that I was going to launch a new startup.

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Want To Be In A Good Mood? Eat These Foods!

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a New York City Osteopathic Physician board certified in family and anti-aging medicine. Proclaimed as the “The Stem Cell Guru” by the New York Daily News, Dr. Calapai is a leader in the field of stem cell therapy in the U.S.

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Surviving 9/11: Ten years later

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The first time I told that story was when I wrote it for Time magazine on the evening of 9/11. I know that leaving New York City is really hard to do. When you leave New York City to move to Wisconsin it’s like a formal announcement that you are out of the competition.

7 LinkedIn Tips For Recent Grads

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Group membership grants access to message boards, job postings, and new connections. Megan Hess is a digital assistant in New York City, where she works with iPad apps, magazines’ websites, and other social media output.

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How to be a creative success

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But this year the New York Times declared that branding is a must-do for psychologists. Because look, even Lichtenstein is rebranding itself as a party room: Harper’s magazine reports that you can rent the whole country for the evening for $20,000.

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Liking Yourself In The Mirror: 8 Tips to Make it Easier

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Understand that the women we see in magazines, advertisements, and television shows do not actually exist. Because the real Cindy Crawford (who is a beautiful woman) doesn’t look anything like the woman we see in magazines or on television. “So Learn a new language.

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To quote Peter Ferrara from Forbes Magazine in his January 2012 article, “The Worst Economic Recovery since the Great Depression” – “America has suffered the longest period of unemployment, near 9% or above, since the Great Depression.”. He was one of the greatest Mayors of New York City.

How has studying or working abroad changed your career?

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Today Courtney is back in the US working in New York City with the same company. A Time Magazine article mentions Gen Y’s “search for meaning” in their work. Over the weekend I celebrated my friend’s bachelorette party with a fantastic group of girls.

The Top 50 Job Hunting Blogs

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Some articles posted there are “Resolve Job Dissatisfaction in a New Public Service Career,&# and “Best Paying Jobs Based on Career Clusters.&#. Jobsearch is owned by the New York Times and has many quick tips and references to help you with your job search.

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Could 9/11 ever become a time of celebration?

Penelope Trunk

That night I wrote a piece for Time magazine to make sense of what happened. This year I was thinking that I’ve been back to New York City so often with my kids that maybe my 9/11 phase of life has passed… But then I decided to tell you a story.

11 Reasons You Are Fat (And Will Continue To Be)

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For what it’s worth, I’ve been in cities such as New York City , Washington DC, Philadephia, Los Angeles and soon San Francisco, where people are probably more health conscious than other US states.

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HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Why Business Failure is Vital to Success.


Index Recent Topics New Topic Forum Rules Search Help. " But intelligent failures -- those that happen early and inexpensively and that contribute new insights about your customers -- should be more than just tolerable. Macy started seven failed business before finally hitting big with his store in New York City.

How to Reinvent Your Career

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I lost the new bag of Cat Chow and served ground beef for two days of heaven on earth for the cats. For those of you who know nothing about Percocet, first of all, if you ever get that many pills prescribed, sell them on the streets of New York City to fund your child’s education.

Love Dove? Be Their Next Correspondent

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Dove recently launched a new scent in their go fresh line called Revive, a pomegranate and lemon verbena scent that is very summery. Three young women will be chosen as a correspondent to either Seventeen, Marie Claire or Cosmopolitan magazine. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women.

Interview: Groupon – Giving You the Best Deals, Every Day

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The next day, a new deal is promoted on Groupon’s site. Discounts are almost always 50% and above, and there is a wide coverage, from restaurant meals, spa treatments, vacation holiday packages, ice cream, concert tickets, magazine subscriptions, to even dance lessons.

Job Hunt: Reality TV for Job Seekers | CareerSolvers

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Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Thursday, February 11th, 2010 Job Hunt: Reality TV for Job Seekers Move over Project Runway and Top Chef…A new reality TV series called Job Hunt has hit the air waves.

Test: Is your life happy or interesting? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

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Minus one You would have to earn $150,000 more from a job if you were doing it far away from family, according to economist Nattavudh Powdthavee of University of York. The ratio of therapists to citizens is lowest in populations that skew to maximizers (like New York City and San Francisco). People who are interested in new experiences are less likely to be happy, according to Psychology Today. Is this your first time here?

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Fortune's Top 25 Companies for Leaders

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Colgate-Palmolive … HQ: New York, NY … Revenues – $15.3B American Express … HQ: New York City, NY … Revenues – $28.4B Tom Peters’ Personal Branding Advice for the New World of Work Launchpad 4 Just Released!

How to make business travel manageable | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

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Some weeks I traveled to three different cities. When people travel to another city, why do they throw out their to do list for sightseeing in random museums? If sightseeing is on your priority list, then get a new job, because you have no control over where you sightsee if you have a job with a lot of travel. I am new to your blog and am thoroughly enjoying your work and writing style. There is a dojo in every major city in the world.

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First, be honest about what you want | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

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When I lived in New York City, I spent most of my time in Central Park and the Brooklyn Botanical Garden. Most people who live in New York City say they spend a lot of time in Central Park. Here's a test to see if you belong in New York City. I do not belong in a city. I always wanted to live in a large city, and actually did for a few years. Now I'm back in the city and visit the farm occasionally.

You can be happier by reading this post | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

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Here is why I think that: Recently, Gretchen Rubin sent me her new book, The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun. Not that New York City is the place to be happy, by the way. Also, it’s clear that happy people attract happy people because Live Science reports that people in New York City are more unhappy than the rest of the country.)

Webinar on Friday, Wedding on Saturday | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

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Here’s what I’m wearing: I am obsessed with boots, and I buy a new pair of boots at Target every month. These are the last pair of boots I bought when I lived in New York City. Also, I've lost 23 lbs so must buy new stuff. Is this your first time here?

How to deal with doubt: Take a leap | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

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Check out my high school: New Trier. The Story of the Farmer – From the First Day We Met: June 2008 New Way to Measure Blog ROI June 2008 How I started taming my workaholic tendencies Oct. Robinson, III on October 22, 2009 at 8:05 am | permalink | Reply I grew up in a small town in New England. The opportunities are there, you just find them a bit differently than you do in the city. This could be the start of a whole new blog…life on the farm!

Check-up for self-delusion | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

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More about the world of delusion: Time magazine reports that 78% women feel that media does not accurately represent women with kids. You need to do a better job staying on the leading edge if you are gonna give advice to gen-whatever-you-call-it: MMA is the new thing. But most school systems can't afford new technology every year. Is this your first time here?

How to put blog comments to good use | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

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If you don’t care, you can just type in a new URL. Tweet This Facebook StumbleUpon Email this post to a friend Related Posts I'm moving out of New York City None of us has especially unique career trouble – not even Emily Gould Do you need a career coach or a shrink? Beyond that, he has a responsibility to protect any new family that he was planning to create. When you are married, you create a new family and that must be his priority.

Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking.

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I was not thrilled about going, but I try to be open-minded when it comes to stuff that is new to me that I am not ever wishing I will get a chance to experience. He said, “City people probably think so. I have heard the doctor/gun owner argument before, but not in a stadium, in Madison, WI, which is one of the most left-leaning cities in the country. I felt lonely that I live in a city where this could happen. Madison is a great, very progressive city.