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February 17, 2016

Leslie Kwan PATRONNE L'Academie Chamber Orchestra

Profiles in Action – Leslie Kwan of L’Academie Chamber Orchestra

Leslie Kwan is a classically trained harpsichordist and founder of L’Academie – a critically acclaimed chamber orchestra that specializes in Baroque music. She is also head of Marketing for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Hear Leslie share her career path and how career women like you can stay true to your passions even when life takes you on detours. Follow her at @MmeDirectrice. 00

PODCAST: Office Politics Kristine Steinberg

Office Politics w/ Kristine Steinberg – Ep. 1

A New Paradigm – Kristine Steinberg, CEO of Kismet Consulting sits down with Chandra Briggman of PATRONNÈ MAGAZINE to talk about professional women and office politics in this four-episode series. In Episode 1 we discuss how framing office politics differently can help women embrace it as an important tool in their career toolkit. About our Expert: Kristine Steinberg is CEO of Kismet Consulting. She has 20 years of experience in…


SMART STYLE: Power First Impression

POWERFUL First Impressions. How long does it take for a first impression to be made of you? Princeton psychologists Janine Willis and Alexander Todorov will tell you, you only have one tenth of one second (100 ms). We asked Personal Stylist Alisa Neely to create a look that makes a powerful first impression. Here we have both a ‘luxe’ assemble and an ‘accessible’ assemble that does the job. 00

Danielle_Kretchmer_Beauty Before and After

SMART BEAUTY: Fast and Long-Lasting Look

  Ladies, let’s face it – appearance matters. Studies like the one conducted by researchers at Harvard University and Boston University have shown that beauty has a significant positive effect on others’ judgment of your competence and credibility. But as a licensed psychotherapist, I believe it also has a positive effect on our personal confidence. It is safe to say that even knowing this, we are busy and we would…

Erica Dhawan Confident and Connected

Becoming Confident & Connected

If you are ever in the audience when Erica Dhawan is presenting, she might make you dance. She’ll cue some traditional Indian “Bhangra” music, get you up on your feet, and show you a few moves – and next thing you know, you’ll be smiling and laughing with your neighbors – the walls between you having been swiftly knocked down.   Erica will have taught you, in just a few…

Dorie Clark on Personal Branding

Ask Our Expert: Dorie Clark on Personal Branding

  Aurélie Jean of PATRONNÈ MAGAZINE poses our member questions to Personal Branding Expert Dorie Clark. Dorie Clark is CEO of Clark Strategic Communications and adjunct professor at Duke University Fuqua School of Business. She is recognized as a branding expert by the Associated Press, Fortune, and Inc., and author of Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future and Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a…