1,000 Words a Day

PictureHard at work!

In an effort to exercise my writing muscle again, I’ve made it my goal to write 1,000 words a day, inspired (again) by writer & blogger Chris
 Guillebeau. Writing always came natural to me, but when done sporadically, the infamous “writer’s block” comes around! 

I’m not limiting myself to my blog only. It also includes proposals, pitch emails or announcements, and other writing pieces. The most important part is to GET IT DONE! 

Whether you’re a small business owner, or aspiring artist, impeccable (or even decent) writing without grammatical errors make all the difference in your professional image. A very well-known PR executive advised that any aspiring publicist needs to take a writing class! You’d be surprised how many press releases I’ve received that start off with, “You gotta come this event yo!” (just kidding…not really)

Aside from writing, what are some skills that you need to start exercising again?

What I’m Reading Now: “Maximize Your Day” by John Maxwell


In this series, I talk about my favorite books, whether it’s on business or leadership, that have made a difference in my life. Remember, Leaders are Readers!

Many artists feel that their reading list is restricted to books on artistry by Kevyn Aucoin and Bobbi Brown. For true success in this industry, immersing yourself in business books is just as important.

PictureDoes your desk look like this??

John Maxwell is one of the top authors and speakers on leadership. He began his career as a pastor, then expanded his influence to books, coaching and speaking engagements to people of all denominations. 

I picked up his book, Maximize Your Day, which is filled with inspirational messages for the entire year, to be read once a day.

One entry that caught my attention was Take care of the little things. Who doesn’t have a long list of goals, but can’t find your receipts for your taxes? How can I be a leader to many if I cannot lead myself? It’s all about starting small and working up to what you want.

“Don’t try to conquer the world until you’ve taken care of things in your own backyard.”

What small responsibilities do you need to handle? Updating that resume? Cleaning out your makeup kit? Or sending a follow-up email to a new contact? Take care of the little things and the big things will come.

Welcome to 360BeautyMaven.com!


I can’t believe I finally launched my website! It’s been a long time coming, even though it took me a few days to complete the website. Just like every Type-A personality, perfection is never complete. I’m just excited to have a fresh new website, new content, and best of all, share my passion of beauty with you all!

Most of you all know me by my previous website, Gorgeous on the Go, which chronicled my business adventures and favorite products. However,  after running it for 6 years (on and off), I realized my passion was in the business of beauty. My entry here explains it all

My goal is to share my insights on the beauty industry, share tips for beauty professionals of all kind–freelance artists, students, future corporate executives–so they can expand their careers. I’ve been in the industry for 8 years, and it’s always important to pay it forward.

With that, stay tuned!