Powerful Liaison

The key to great communication is your confidence, and these looks will definitely convey that at work and in life. Photographer: Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio Styling & Creative Direction: Jhon Jairo Santos Styling Assistant: Gustavo Espinoza Hair: Cassy @ Blo Blow Dry Bar, Midtown Miami Makeup: Joshua M. Ribadeo @ M.A.C Cosmetics Models: Anna Marie Reilly & Nikola Masonicic for NEXT Models Photography Assistant: Richard Mestre for BlindLight Studio Production: Angela Bonilla for BlindLight Studio Location: Keyworking LLC Offices; 888 Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 505; Keyworking.com Jewelry & Timepieces: Kirk Jewelers; 142 E. Flagler St., Downtown Miami; KirkJewelers.com. Featuring: Balenciaga layered, Anthony Vaccarello,Neiman Marcus, Bal Harbour Shops. Roberto Coin “Pois-Moi”18k yellow gold & diamond necklace, Roberto Coin 18k yellow gold earrings from the “Chic & Shine” collection, Rolex in 18k rose gold “Cellini Date.”, Salvatore Ferragamo, Lanvin, Neiman Marcus, Village of Merrick Park, Patek Philippe in18k rose gold “Nautilus.”, Kirk Jewelers, Stella McCartney, Chloé, Capretto Shoes, South Miami, Rolex steel & yellow gold, 36mm Datejust with a mother-of-pearl & diamond dial, Roberto Coin 18k yellow gold and diamond “Pois Moi” ring, 18k yellow, rose and white gold & diamond “Pois Moi” bangle/bracelets, 18k yellow & white gold diamond “Scalara” ring and 18k yellow gold & diamond “Pois Moi” earrings by Roberto Coin, Herve Leger, Altuzarra, 18k rose gold & diamond “Appassionata” choker necklace, 18k rose gold & diamond “primavera” bracelets all by Roberto Coin, Etro, Valentino, Alexander McQueen, :8k yellow gold Submariner with blue ceramic bezel & blue dial by Rolex, 18k yellow gold & diamond “Bamboo” earrings, 18k yellow gold with diamond “Bamboo” cuff bracelet and 18k yellow gold & diamond “Armillas” rings all by Chimento.

All Hail The Queens

With every move, groove and handshake, the women you’re about to meet are leaving their mark in their respective fields with an unwavering passion to fulfill their professional dreams while working toward making the world a better place. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila and Photo by Ximena Etchart. Featuring: Amy Zakarin, President/Owner of Zakarin Martinez Public Relations, Nutella, Humane Society’s Annual Brunch, Lolita The Whale retirement campaign, Avra Jain, Founder Vagabond Group, the Miami River Inn, Little Havana, National Track & Field Championships for Race Walking, Dark Day, Steven Meisel, Dolce & Gabbana, Joanna Schwartz, CEO/Co-Founder EarlyShares, Property.com, Elena Linares, Founder of RazzleDazzle, Supercuts, The Godfather, Moulin Rouge, and Lori Ann Wardi , Co-Founder of .CO VP of Registry Services for Neustar,

The Success Gene

Everyone has the capacity to dream, but entrepreneurs are compelled to see their dreams materialize, and will take on every challenge as an opportunity for growth and adventure. Do you possess the success gene? Read on to find out. Text by Francesca Cruz. Featuring: Mick Jagger, The Betsy, DRD4-7, Walt Disney, Wright Brothers, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Andrew Carnegie, Napoleon Hill, Tim Spector, Lynn Cherkas, Scott Shane, Case Western Reserve University, Harvard Business Review, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi, and Audrey Hepburn.

The Aces

Meet the men and women who are shaping the future of business with every handshake, transaction and bottom line. The passion, attitude, outlook and savvy they all share has yielded an ingrained need to succeed no matter what the consequences. These inspirational visionaries are some of the top leaders of today and tomorrow who will inspire, motivate and in many cases complement the very goals that keep you going. After all, business is all about who you know, isn’t? Text by Estrellita S. Sibila; Photo by Ximena Etchart, Featuring: Motor Trend, Car & Driver and Road & Track magazines, Rick Barraza, VP & Managing Partner of Brickell Motors, Thomas B. Jelke, Ph.D., Board Chairman of the Miami Parking Authority, Old Fashioned at the Regent Cocktail Club in Miami Beach, Chef Roly Cruz-Taura’s, Little Palm Island,Commander’s Palace in New Orleans, Salsa, Merengue, Argentine Tango and East Coast Swing, Jose Francisco Jouvin, U.S. GM of Convergia, Inc., Riccardo Silva, President of MP & Silva, Paolo Maldini, Miami FC, New York City Marathon, and Forte Dei Marmi.

When Opportunity Knocks

…you answer the door with a smile, of course. The life of the entrepreneur is filled with a whirlwind of tasks, duties and surprising adventures. Whatever is sent your way, be prepared by having these resources in your arsenal. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila.

Millenial M.P.H

Millenials are hard to typecast because they come from all walks of life, possess varying interests and have very distinct personalities. Some are all about the latest tech and fashion while others want to live in tofu houses to save the planet. It makes sense, then, that they can choose a vehicle that perfectly fits their lifestyle. Text by Bill Lindsey Photos Courtesy of Respective Brands. Featuring: Volvo XC90, Sensus Connect Infotainment System, Lincoln MKC, Ford Mustang, Honda Civic, Honda Element, Tesla S, and BMW i3.

983 Miles Of Sunshine

A newly engaged couple takes a break from wedding-planning insanity to rediscover The Sunshine State from coast to coast with a combined bucket list filled with wanderlust, adventure and plenty of surprises along the way. Text by Jorge Arauz and Estrellita S. Sibila. Featuring: 2016 Lincoln MKX, A1A, Palm Beach Island, Alice In Wonderland, Vero Beach Resort & Spa, Cobalt, The Estefans, Costa d’Este, Sir Chad, Bobby’s, Indian River Lagoon National Scenic Byway, Cocoa Beach, Ron Jon Surf Shop, The Inn at Cocoa Beach, Wine & Cheese Social, Honor Bar, The Inn: A Cocoa Beach Ghost Story by Ron Starr, Neil Armstrong, Kennedy Space Center, retired NASA Astronaut Don Thomas, Armageddon, St. Augustine, Casa Monica, Skittles, Ice Plant Bar, Orlando Balloon Rides, Mother Earth, The Everglades, Orlando World Center Marriott, The Magic Kingdom, Hawk’s Landing Golf Club, Falls Pool Oasis, Lakeland, Publix, Gulf Coast, The Vinoy Renaissance, Marchand, Israeli-born Executive Sous Chef Alon Hershkowitz, The Canopy at The Birchwood, Florida’s “Cultural Coast", Manatee Beach on Ana Maria Island, Bradenton Beach Scenic Highway, Siesta Key, and BrewBurger in Venice, Florida.

Authoring Your Future

That’s my story and I’m sticking to it! In fact, we all are. Standing by the stories we tell ourselves throughout our lives is human nature. But how can we flip the script? It’s easier than you might think. Text by Dena Roché. Featuring: Life Coach Emily Boorstein, Wellness Expert Gabrielle Pelicci, Ph.D., Kim Schneiderman, Step Out Of Your Story, ACT, Zan Hogan coach with HappyAlley, Byron Katie, Author Barb Schmidt, and The Practice.

Bar Tab

Joel Mesa’s cocktail construction at Bulla ranges from pure and simple to layered and complex — and every drink is perfectly balanced for your sipping pleasure. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila Photo by Ximena Etchart Featuring: Bulla Gastrobar, Joel Mesa, Bulleit Bourbon, and Dow’s Port.

Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidate for the job, companies from around the world turn to Tina Mughal of Mughal & Associates Corporate Recruitment to fill their positions. Featuring Tina Mughal, Mughal & Associates, and MARecruit. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila

Success Esthetique

The British royal family turns to him for all things coiffure. Sean Donaldson is not just a maestro when it comes to tresses — he has the esthetic eye of a surgeon. This blithesome Scot considers hair the ornamentation you never take off — it’s your essence and part of your personality. So mastering your mane is a must. Featuring Sean Donaldson. Text by Francesca Cruz

Success Drive

No matter how high-tech your car is, a “smart” radar detector that communicates with smartphones is a worthy addition. The Passport Max2 is cutting-edge technology that helps protect you against speed traps and red light cameras. Featuring Escort and Max2’s Autolearn. Text by Bill Lindsey

Success Salud

Get your million dollar smile with Dr. Irene Marron-Tarrazzi also cheer up with these life changing ointments. Featuring Dr. Irene Marron-Tarrazzi, Brickell Periodontics. Written by Dr. Irene Marron-Tarrazzi and text by Stacy Wynn

Success Oasis

Imagine Scarlett Johansson in you hot tub or Bruce Willis in your kitchen. Not to mention extra cash in your pocket. Does your home, mansion or condo have what it takes to be the movies? Featuring FL Reel Scout. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Success Law

So you’ve had great success in business and are ready to expand, buy your slice of paradise or leave a legacy in your name. Here are a few reasons estate planning should be part of your current success strategy, and not something to put off for yet another day. Featuring Jacqueline Augusto Esq., University of Miami School of Law. Text by Jacqueline Augusto Esq.

Success Tech

You’re single. You live in the tropical haven that is Miami — an oasis for all things beautiful. You’re finally ready to try the dating app everyone’s talking about. Here are some Tinder stories our readers shared to put things into perspective. Featuring Tinder. Text by Francesca Cruz

Success Real Estate

Residents of Brickell Flatiron, the tallest residential tower currently under development in Miami, will awake each morning for cardio in the clouds and swimming above the sunrise. Also Prime properties. Featuring Brickell Flatiron, CMC Group, Sky Spa, Santa Maria, Hernan Golod, Ana Somarriba. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Success A Day With

We interviewed executive and personal assistants around town to learn about the most bizarre requests they’ve had to fulfill in order to keep their jobs and stop their boss from yelling “You’re fired!” . Texy by Estrellita S. Sibila

Success Eco

Kermit The Frog might sing that “It’s Not Easy Being Green” but thankfully he’s warbling about his skin color and not the environment. It’s easy to start lowering your environmental footprint with the following tips. Featuring The Worldwatch Institute. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Success Creative

Miami’s ambassador for live music, by way of Atlanta, Isabella Acker, is at the forefront of The Prism Music Group. Through her role, she helps curate a creative community collective in the city. Featuring Isabella Acker, The Prism Music Group. Texy by Francesca Cruz

Success Savvy

A dream to reshape the freelance workspace from a monotonous workplace landscape into surroundings designed to elicit one’s inner Einstein and creativity has come to life in Miami with the arrival of KeyWorking. Featuring KeyWorking, FUN Miami,. Text by Yoshi Sanz

Success Culture

Nevermind where you’re from or even where you call home, the world grows more global by the minute. Find out what this planet is all about with these tantalizing tidbits about the world we live in. Text by Francesca Cruz

Success Connoisseur

They’re being touted as the Ubers of groceries. These delivery services are sure to get your refrigerator stocked and your belly full in about an hour when you’re too busy to go to the store yourself. Featuring Instacart, Shipt, Delivery Squad, and Grocery Taxi. Text by Anja Maltav.

Success Timepieces

If you’re an IT geek who turns your nose up at Rolexes smugly declaring: “My phone is my clock” — here’s what you need to know to choose the right smartwatch for you. Text by Bill Lindsey

Success Bon Voyage

Make your million-dollar dreams come true without spending millions with these on-demand luxuries that will have you exploring beyond the typical boundaries on your next adventure. Featuring GetMyBoat, and Outdoorsy. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila

Success Balance

How does one find balance in life? First, ask yourself what makes you happy? Then, go in the pursuit of that. Lastly, keep nurturing that acquired balance in your life by including helpful advice that assists in prolonging your bliss. Featuring Stephanie Be, Soaptopia, Aroma360, Karuna Towels, TravelBreak.net. Written by Stephanie Be, Text by Francesca Cruz

Success A La Mode

Foxy gals, listen up: Be stylish and chic this season with advice from Chelsea Paris’ Founder & Lead Designer, along with finding the apropos accessories that will make your ensemble standout from the skulk — get it? Foxes, skulk, ok, ok. Featuring Theresa Ebagua, Chelsea Paris, International Opticians, and Tarbay Jewelry. Text by Francesca Cruz

Success Pets

Our pets cuddle with us when we’ve sprained an ankle or are stuck home with the flu. But did you realize just how much they help our overall health? Text by Morgan Lindsey

Success Giving

Are you an early-stage entrepreneur in need of legal advice but can’t afford it? Well, the reality is, entrepreneurs can’t afford to go without it. Turn to Dade Legal Aid’s Venture Law Project for help on the A-Z’s of your startup needs. Featuring John S. & James L. Knight Foundation, The Venture Law Project, and Diana Acevedo. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila

Success Fiesta

Already have your Halloween costume all planned out but not sure where you’re going to show it off? Reserve your spot at the hottest party in town and mingle with 1,000 other disguised-to-impress revelers at Vizcaya’s Halloween Sundower, Spam Allstars, DJ A-Train, Joy Taylor of The Ticket, Outrageous Costume Contest, Bacardi, Premiere Beverage, Bogle Vineyards, Michael David Winery, Wynwood Brewing, Miami Brewing, Biscayne Brewing Company, Whole Foods, Crepe Maker, Catering By Loveables, and Vizcaya Museum and Garden. Text by Anja Maltav