A Shoe Report

August 27th, 2012

After another day of wearing uncomfortable, yet cute shoes, I have come to the following equations for determining whether to keep shoes in an already full shoe closet: Painful + Cute+ Expensive (and looks it) = Keep Painful + Cute + Expensive (and doesn't look it) = Trash Painful + Cute + Cheap (and looks it) = Trash Painful + Cute + Cheap (and doesn't…

Book Review: Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google

August 26th, 2012

After reading this book, I hope I never have to interview for another job. If these are the types of questions interviewers are asking these days, I am scared. To be fair, the book focuses on Google and other technology companies hiring for engineers and programmers. To that end, it makes sense that the logic questions in this book as examples be heavily math-based. The…

Shoes and Content and Video – Oh my!

August 21st, 2012

If Carrie Bradshaw taught us anything, it is that women are passionate about shoes. I am definitely passionate about shoes--looking at them, talking about them, buying them, wearing them--all these things make me happy. Nine West is tapping into this passion with their new online video channel dedicated to shoes: Channel 9. This new channel has original content with topics centered on shoes, but covering…

Book Review: The Four Hour Workweek

August 20th, 2012

Maybe I am just jealous of the author, but I didn't love this book, The Four Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss. I have heard good things about this book for years and finally got around to reading it over the last few days. I would sum up the thesis of the book as this: outsource busy work. There is a lot more to it, of…

Video: Digital News Weekly 8.17.12

August 17th, 2012

A quick update on the digital news this week. Digital News Weekly 8-17-12 from Emily Reeves on Vimeo.

Dressing with Purpose

August 17th, 2012

I am girly. The name and design of this blog would tell you that without knowing anything else about me. If you saw my "What's in that bag?" post, you know I love make-up and hair. Because I am so girly, I also love clothes, shoes and all the accessories that go with fashion. I am also a professional, working in an office environment. So I…