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Affluent Magazine July / August 2011

July / August 2011

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Sweat the Right Small Stuff: 10 Steps to Avoid the Achilles Heels of Leadership

by Leslie G. Ungar

Sweat the Right Small Stuff: 10 Steps to Avoid the Achilles Heels of Leadership I disagree with the well-known book title, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff.  Sweat the Small Stuff, just make sure it is the Right Small Stuff. This is the second installment of the series, 7 Achilles Heels of Today’s Leaders. The first article outlined behaviors leaders unknowingly demonstrate that hurt their own value and hurt their organization. The following are 10 steps that you as a 21st century leader can take to prevent your Achilles heel from showing. Read More

How to Quickly Eliminate Problems with Delivery

by Joseph Sommerville, Ph.D.

How to Quickly Eliminate Problems with Delivery Like good acting, good delivery of a presentation doesn’t draw attention to itself. You’ll need to develop your own unique style that blends in with your personality. When you try to imitate someone else’s style, the result will be awkward and unnatural. Your goal should be to create a sense of “presence” with the audience. Although excellent delivery can’t make up for poor content, poor delivery can sabotage excellent content. Read More

Summer Beauty

by Mary Jo Matsumoto

Summer Beauty Hello beauties! Ready for some summer fun? I think you’ll enjoy this sparkling and bright summer beauty roundup! Exude a natural rosy glow with Koh Gen Do Fresh Face Cheek Color. This wonderful line of cheek powders uses three emollient oils instead of composite pigments for long lasting softness and moisturized skin. Applied with a unique sponge cap, Fresh Face Cheek colors create a natural shade that is long lasting and free of artificial colors, fragrance and petroleum-based mineral oil.  Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach: Indulge in the Beauty and Splendor

by Madison Freeman

The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach: Indulge in the Beauty and Splendor With the Atlantic Ocean to the East and the Intracoastal Waterway to the west; Palm Beach is known for its palm-fringed beaches, lush gardens, stately homes and overall mystique.  Palm Beach is a jet-setting location, as people flock from all over the country to enjoy its exquisite views and opulence. Just minutes from the Palm Beach International Airport, The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach offers guests a picturesque playground where sun-seekers, polo fans, water sport enthusiasts, shoppers and those just wanting to relax, can indulge in the beauty of Palm Beaches. Read More

THE US GRANT: An Inspired Union of Timeless Elegance & Infinite Style

by Madison Freeman

THE US GRANT: An Inspired Union of Timeless Elegance & Infinite Style Evidenced by its ranking as one of the United States' top three tourist and convention destinations, San Diego is a year-round paradise.  Crowning the city, discover THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel. San Diego’s most iconic treasure, THE US GRANT opened its doors in 1910, built by Ulysses S. Grant Jr., in honor of his father, the Civil War hero and 18th President of the United States.  From first glance, the timeless Harrison Albright designed structure is nothing short of extraordinary. Read More

Acqualina Resort and Spa: Where Relaxation Meets Elegance on the Beach

by Madison Freeman

Acqualina Resort and Spa: Where Relaxation Meets Elegance on the Beach Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach is the quintessential luxury destination in beautiful South Florida which draws affluent locals and elite travelers from across the globe. Located on 4.5 beachfront acres with 400 feet of pristine coastline and stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, Acqualina is the essence of elegance on the beach, offering spectacular resort accommodations infused with the classic elegance of a Mediterranean villa. Read More

Warwick New York: A Luxurious and Legendary Hotel Celebrates Its 85th Anniversary

by Madison Freeman

Warwick New York: A Luxurious and Legendary Hotel Celebrates Its 85th Anniversary A vacation isn’t just a destination. Especially when that destination is as fabulous as New York City, where the glamorous Warwick New York Hotel awaits, ready to cater to your every whim, wish and desire. Whether visiting for business or pleasure, Warwick New York Hotel is centrally located at 65 West 54th Street, just steps from many of Manhattan’s corporate headquarters and famous attractions, including Central Park, Fifth Avenue, Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Centre and Times Square. Read More

Sowing the Seeds of Personal Greatness

by Debra J. Slover

Sowing the Seeds of Personal Greatness Chills go up my spine when I am told that greatness cannot be achieved by just anyone or not everyone can be a leader. My internal response is always, “Who says?” Instead, I bite my tongue and explain that I have dedicated my life’s work to creating a new view of leadership that will provide fertile ground for all children to thrive by empowering the leader within everyone. Read More

BelgardĀ® Hardscapes Knows How to Make a Grand Entrance

by Madison Freeman

BelgardĀ® Hardscapes Knows How to Make a Grand Entrance  For a truly unique look in a cookie-cutter world, nothing adds the “wow” factor to curb appeal like a custom drive and walkway. Neighbors, friends, and passersby can get a sense of a homeowner’s individuality and style from the moment the home comes into view. This is particularly true when a home offers visitors a dramatic journey all the way from the curb to the front door. When it comes to making a grand entrance to a home, no one can do it like Belgard® Hardscapes. Read More

Introducing Caprice Panda by Ulysse Nardin

by Affluent Magazine

Introducing Caprice Panda by Ulysse Nardin Inspired by the wonder the panda imparts – a fascination akin to a woman’s spell – is the new Ulysse Nardin Ladies Caprice Panda in 18-karat white gold. Depicted by a plethora of black and white diamonds on a brilliant white background, the story of the timepiece sparkles with sweetness and depth as a mother panda and her cub feast on their favored treat, bamboo. Read More
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