The Blog by MCG

Why Fashion Tips Won't Help You

fashion style May 28, 2017

What are fashion tips anyway? Advice on how to wear something? Advice on what "thing to put together?" Suggestions on how to "find your style?"

Yes. Those are fashion tips. Have you noticed that I don't give you a bunch of those?

Here's why....
In isolation, they don't work.

Here's an example, if I told you "Wear stripes. They are in this season." Without a defined and empowered sense of...

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Confidence is a Currency in Short Supply.

Uncategorized May 17, 2017

These days it seems like women have every reason to be super confident.

They can get all the degrees and credentials, they can start businesses, they can hustle to make "a six-figure income," and they can raise a family and be a great part of their community.

They seem to have it all and look so "confident" doing it.

It's all a sham.

These women doing and having it all have a secret you don't...

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Your Dreams vs. Your Comfort Zone

quotes Apr 28, 2017

This week, I ran a 3-Day challenge in my Facebook community. If you haven't experienced a "Michele challenge," let's just say, it ain't no "fluffy" challenge.

I ask my participants hard questions. I challenge their thinking of their status quo. I teach them that the conventional thinking they have held is wrong and is what is holding them back. And then I ask them to personal responsibility and...

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International Women's Day Feature

news+media Mar 08, 2017

I was absolutely honored to be featured in my local community newspaper as an inspiring women for International Women's Day.  The piece gave me the opportunity to share my almost 20-year passion for working with women and why I think they have the ability to change the world as we know it.  You can read the feature HERE.

Photo Credit: Tyler Marr for the Meridian Booster

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HUE+Food : Slow-cooker Coconut Curry Chicken

hue+food Jan 12, 2017

So, I made this post on Instagram and the crowd went wild wanting to know my recipe for slow-cooked Coconut Curry Chicken. So I will share it. I also thought I would use the opportunity to talk about color in food and how it plays such a role in helping us enjoy our culinary adventures because it's the first impression of what we are about to eat!

My mom always taught me that we eat with our...

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2017 Color of The Year - Greenery

color Jan 10, 2017

Pantone, the color authority, has named the 2017 color of the year! Introducing Greenery!

Greenery is a yellow-green. Its hue is warm and chroma bright. Its psychology is on of energetic renewal. Think of the first-day-of-spring green and match green tea both are reinvigorating.

And now for my Personal Color Expert take on this color and what I know you WON’T do with it!
Because of its...

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Eyes: Colorful Windows To The Soul

Eyes are the window to the soul - pools of endless color in harmony.  How did the Design class of Lakeland College know I believed this so deeply? Oh wait, I told them in my Image Works for Young Professionals talk last month.

Today, I received the most heart-warming thank you gift. Better than any other - a color map of their eyes!  In all their beautiful, individual, colorful detail...

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