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How to Own Every Room: Level Up Your Networking

How to Own Every Room: Level Up Your Networking

How to Own Every Room: Level Up Your Networking: Every mentor since the dawn of mentorship has told you to get out there and meet people. That is categorically easier said than done. “Nice weather we’re having!” is not going to cut it anymore, and frankly, it probably never did. So what the heck do you say to someone you know can open that next door? How the heck do you say it? Well, we thought you'd never ask darling! Pirouette NYC is here to help.

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Ace Your Interview

Ace Your Interview

You’ve looked hard, you’ve worked hard, you’ve gotten that perfect shoe in the door...now it’s time to blow them away in the interview. I’ve conducted about a hundred interviews, and I’ve seen the good, the bad, and everything in between. What are some good interview strategies to win over hearts and minds?  It may be easier than you think. Arrive like a leader. First impressions count, and no matter what the position, demonstrating confidence sets you up for success. For example, your unwavering tone of voice, strong handshake, and direct eye contact all send signals of your professionalism. If you...

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It Happened

It Happened

It *finally* happened. After more than two years of working on my dream, here we were, dresses everywhere, ready to show the world (or at least all our friends and family on fb and insta...) How we were going to revolutionize the world of women's wear! (Pardon the dramatics; we excite easily.) Our first photoshoot!! My partner-in-crime/COO on the go Kate Bally had (1) borrowed the sweetest midtown office space to stage our shoot, (2) recruited 4 gorgeous models to wear our wares, and (3) miraculously scored street parking directly in front of the office building so that we could...

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The Photoshoot

The Photoshoot

Melissa and I left my house in Connecticut just after 6am. Thank goodness we had packed the car the night before with dresses, belts, jewelry, shoes, and as much creative energy as we could muster. It was easier than we guessed to find street parking (hooray for small miracles!) on 52nd and 5th. Scrappy startups can always use an extra dollar or two! The man who was supposed to let us into the gorgeous office space our friend let us borrow wasn't there at 8am...or 8:10am...or 8:15am. After a few thinly veiled panic attacks and some (hopefully) polite phone calls,...

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