Category Archives: Peaches

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Miss USA Cheslie Kryst challenged the status quo

Former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst had a radiant personality that was hard to ignore when she introduced a story or talked to a guest as part of her role as host on the entertainment TV news show Extra.

Miss USA 2019 Cheslie Kryst stands in a hallway with her hands behind her back while wearing a red one-shoulder jumpsuit
Miss USA 2019, journalist Cheslie Kryst
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Think twice about your pink hair makeover

Thinking of going pink? Is it a professional look for work?

face of woman with pink hair and make up

Pink hair in a creative industry could get you promoted, while the same colour hair in a more traditional setting could cost you your business relationships.

How to tell when it’s okay to go pink.

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In 1989 a police officer pressed a gun to my nose in a routine traffic stop


Reflections on how I learned from that experience and have applied diversity to my businesses ever since 

Seeing the horrific George Floyd incident and the related protests, mayhem, and looting is bringing back a flood of emotions and memories.

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Life in Shadow: A Eulogy for my Brother

by Angélique Davies

Reconstructing Jonathan Davies has been illuminating for me. Collecting stories about my brother has caused a cascade of memories that seem to creep into my waking state, and it is like my brother’s voice is in my head, asking me to remember him well.

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The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer

If Amy Schumer wasn’t so pretty she wouldn’t be this popular. And if she’s this pretty and popular she definitely doesn’t need to take her clothes off to get anyone to pay attention to her, but here she is – Oh Amy – baring it all for the world to see.

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Confidence vs. Cockiness

by Orin Isaacs

A professional musician without swagger is like a guitarist who can’t play the first bar of Sweet Home Alabama. There are not many of them around. Self-confidence plays a significant role in success but there are plenty of examples of musicians who are drunk on swagger. Read the confessions of a music industry veteran and how overconfidence almost cost him the job.

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