Nicole Williams dressed in The Limited
On October 15th, career expert and author Nicole Williams celebrated the launch of her new book Girl On Top, at The Limited pop-up store. Guests, enjoyed champagne and chocolate while shopping the holiday collection at 40% off. I did a ton of shopping the night before during the launch of the pop-up shop, but completely missed seeing the ribbed sleeve cowl sweater that I wanted when I attended the holiday preview so this time I bought it. The event was promoted through Social Diva, so their were many Social Diva subscribers present. Attendees were also able to purchase a copy of Girl On Top ($19.99 list price).
I am glad I was able to meet with Nicole the night before, since she was super-busy during her launch. Nicole is such a delight - energetic, sassy, positive, witty, fun and funny. Her personality shines through in her book, a guide to turning tried-and-true dating rules into career success. Some of the strategies include "Don't Give Away Your Milk for Free", Keep It Brief", "Don't Bash Your Ex", "Play Hard to Get" and "Be Willing to Walk Away". She discusses discusses what to put up with (and what not to) from your boss, to talking more money. She also sprinkles some fashion advice here and there ("Ten Commendments of Style").
I haven't read throught the book yet, but having read a few chapters, I am feeling very motivated. As you read through it, it's as though a friend is giving you advice. It's easy to read, and makes you think about your own situation. I frequently question my own career and by the time I finish this book I think I may feel confident in taking steps in the direction I want to go in rather than staying at a standstill.
Thank you Nicole for writing a book with such a modern and ingenious edge! For those of you who are looking for career advice or change, I encourage you to pick up a copy of Girl On Top.
I am so happy I attended the launch party and to have met Nicole. She is a fabulous host, and I'm sure all attendees were thrilled with the fabulous gift bag they took home, including an asymmetrical clutch from The Limited, eyeshadow duo by Tarte Cosmetics, chic bookmark from Glam, Jurlique moisturizer, Vosges Chocolate and more. The Girl On Top tote carrying all these products each had one of the dating rules on the back, with mine saying "Don't Give Your Milk For Free". To follow Nicole on her book tour go to www.girlontopbook.com/tour. Hopefully you can attend when Nicole visits a city near you!
- Kim Weling