California Cool Meets Quaint in this Beautiful Nashville Home

Andi Teggart and her husband recently made the move from San Francisco to Nashville, ditching their sunny, but small, rental for a 100-year-old home in the heartland. In just a few months, they have already managed to fill their new space with plenty of design elements influence directly from their time in California. Checkout this perfectly quaint, Nashville home filled to the brim with bright colors, bold patterns and a real surfer-girl vibe.

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It's Ok to Skip Office Happy Hour

In any social situation, there is a certain amount of pressure to fit in with the group, and meet the collective social dynamics of the people around you. The desire to conform can feel particularly strong in a setting like a new work environment. But what if those extracurricular bonding activities, like boozing at the local bar, are not within you wheelhouse of comfort? On The Everygirl, I explore the many reasons why it is, in fact, ok to skip the office happy hour.

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An Eclectic New Orleans Abode with Major Cool-Girl Swag

New Orleans resident and community leader, Hannah Grace Alford, has designed her home as colorful and eclectic as the life she leads. From working as a design assistant and event planners in the Hamptons, to styling runway shoots, to her current role as a community organizer in New Orleans, Hannah’s home is every bit as cool and interesting as she is. Checkout the full interview on The Everygirl.

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Overcoming Pigeonholing in Your Career

It can be a difficult to navigate corporate politics and grow your career. But factor in the virtually impossible variable that occurs when you become a corporate asset around a set of skills that paint you in a corner and bore you. Where does this tendency to pigeonhole our coworkers and corporate counterparts truly come from? And how can we be more conscious about it and help create opportunities for individuals that are seeking a new experience in their professional life or the cultivation of a new skill?

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Meet the 116th United States Congress

There are 102 women swearing in to the House of Representatives this week. A record-breaking number that signals the beginning of something long overdue. As we get to know these women over the next few years through their policies, it’s also important that we understand their roots. In another piece I wrote for The Fold Mag, I discuss the diverse backgrounds of some of these women joining the 116th Congress, and their exciting journey ahead on Capitol Hill.

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Writing for Robots? Try Sounding More Human

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As someone who works closely with brands and retailers with an online presence, I started thinking about the way in which SEO has started to change. The advent of smartphones and voice assistant devices has significantly changed the way we conduct searches but it has also strongly influenced the way marketers and strategists write digital content. Ironically enough, one of the most effective ways to appeal to voice assist robots is to write more human. I wrote a piece for LyonsCG blog about the ever-changing space that is SEO and how marketers can keep their content dynamic and interesting as our relationship with the internet changes.

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