Issue - October 2015

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.

Powerful Liaison

The key to great communication is your confidence, and these looks will definitely convey that at work and in life.

Aces

Meet the people 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 it?

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.

Career Connections

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.

Haute Eve

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.

Start-Up Savvy

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.

Dr. Doggie, M.D.

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?

Head To Toe Fall

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.

Balance Makes Bliss

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.

Adventure Awaits

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.

Smart Time

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.

Grocery Getters

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.

Planet Wow

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.

A Freelancer’s Frontier

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.

City Play

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.

Live Green

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.

Bizarre Requests

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!”

Sky Life

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.

Tinder Tales

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.

WEALTH PRESERVATION

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.

Director’s Choice

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?

Million- Dollar Smile

There are several negative consequences of missing some or all of your teeth. The most obvious effect is a change in the esthetics of your face.

Mane Master

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.

TICKET SAVIOR

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.

Success Stories

There’s nothing quite like listening to someone sharing the story of their road to success — in life or in business. Whether they’ve lived a rags-to-riches fairytale or are actively empire-building for the future, I’m infinitely curious about how they got to where they are and where they’re planning to go.

Globetrotting Briefcase

Behind the individually handmade stylish vegetable-tanned Italian Vachetta leather contemporary exterior of the oddly-named yet surprisingly tech-forward TravelTeq Trash Briefcase is an interior designed to meet a wide array of needs and lifestyles.

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, announcements, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida.

Spirit Slinger

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.

Grab & Go

Too busy to eat right on-the-go? Stock up on a few essentials that are easy to eat, a synch to prep and healthy enough to keep your waistline in check during even the most stressful workday.

Happiest Hours

Smiles and sips are plentiful all day and night in Brickell — especially after a long day at the office. As the area skyline evolves, so do the happy hour options around town. And things keep getting better and better.

Dynamic Workspace

We spend a large part of our lives seated at our desk, so it’s extremely important to own the space, not just organize it. The following help customize any desk to just about anyone’s style and work habits.

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.

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.

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.

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.

New Space

Schwab recently celebrated their new office at 801 Brickell 6th Floor by inviting clients, guests, associates and staff to tour the new space.

Big Arrival

Schiffini, the global manufacturer of high-end kitchen furniture, announced the opening of its first U.S. showroom in the Design District.

Iconic Design

Poltrona Frau Miami welcomed guests of Cassina and Modern Luxury Interiors as they celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the iconic LC Collection.

Exciting Concept

The Magic City’s first official “gastro club” arrived in style with the recent opening of La Divina Gastro Club in Brickell.

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