Topic: appearance

The 10 Major Appearance Blunders That Can Kill Your ‘Executive Presence’ In Seconds

The 10 Major Appearance Blunders That Can Kill Your 'Executive Presence' In Seconds

his week Marie Claire hosted an event called “The Power of Presence.” Sylvia Ann Hewlett, economist and the founding president of the Center for Talent Innovation, broke down exactly what ‘Executive Presence’ means in a research report she presented to the audience. Based on the responses of executives she surveyed, it was found that the  three main pillars of Executive Presence are gravitas, communication and appearance. If you use these three things correctly you can thrive in a “world that is still led by pale males,” she said. “Appearance is an extraordinarily powerful first filtering. It can get you knocked off the list in a second.” To make sure you aren’t knocking yourself off the list, check out these nine easy appearance blunders. More »

Olivia Wilde Said Women In Every Industry Have To Learn To Play The Sexuality ‘Game’

Olivia Wilde Said Women In Every Industry Have To Learn To Play The Sexuality 'Game'

Actress and activist Olivia Wilde said she had to learn to learn the game of sexuality when it came to meeting with film executives and casting directors. It seems there is a very delicate balance between dressing like an Amish nun and slutting it up. It all depends of course on who will be at your casting meeting but Olivia had to learn that.   More »

We’re Doomed: Study Shows That Half Of Young Women Would Take Beauty Over Brains

We're Doomed: Study Shows That Half Of Young Women Would Take Beauty Over Brains

Kim Kardashian for this. New research from the UK shows almost half of young women aged 18 to 25 would prefer to have large breasts than high intelligence – with a third even saying they would gladly swap. The study also found a quarter of those surveyed felt bigger breasts would make them feel happier. The survey of 1,142 women by the discount website by www.MyVoucherCodes.co.uk  aimed to discover more about the attitudes young women hold towards brains and beauty. And obviously the overwhelming consensus is for beauty. More »