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I woke up one day last week and decided to cut all my hair off.

Yes, just like that….well not really. But practically.

The truth is I wore my hair medium length bob for most of my natural born life. Until about 3 years ago, I decided if I was ever going to have long hair I needed to do it now- before I was too old to pull it off. So the ‘grow the hair out’ journey began. Honestly- it was pretty easy since my hair grows at a freakishly fast rate…and before long I had long-ish hair.

I loved my hair right after I did my hair. I would look in the mirror and admire its red bouncy curls…but inevitably I would catch a glimpse of myself later in the day, or worse yet someone would take a photo or a video…and what did I see? Scraggly tossled mop. Not attractive. Not professional.

In the end it was this video….http://youtu.be/kKNXgNehTHA

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I  am seated on stage- being viewed from the side and I look more like this guy…

…than a pulled together professional.

(10 pts to people who not only know the name of this guy but can sing the theme song).

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And even this photo with the amazing Randi Zuckerberg, Stacy Martinet and Stephanie Agresta that convinced me. Yes I am taller (which is weird, cuz I really am not that tall)…but my hair? Just not doing me any favors.

So a few days later- after I returned home I woke up, announced to my family and then went and had my hair cut off.

And I have never been happier. So easy to do while on the road, and such a consistent look ALL DAY LONG. I feel more ME than I ever did with my long-ish scraggly hair or the desperate pony tail walking into meetings.

Pony tails do not belong in board rooms. You heard it here first

So here it is…

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The new (old) me.

(obnoxiously large sunglasses sold separately)

John Lasseter clearly doesn’t know who I am.

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I had a wonderful time recently working the red carpet for Disney California Adventure Cars Land opening event. I interviewed tons of amazing people including Bob Iger, Tom Staggs, Andy Garcia, John Ratzenberger and many many others. Those interviews are coming soon… But meanwhile, see how I interviewed (or didn’t) John Lasseter from Pixar. It [...]

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Fixing a bad hair color. Or not.

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Something happened to me that has never happened ever before. I had a hair dye nightmare. I got my first gray hair when I was 20. Yes TWENTY. But it didn’t bother me much since everyone I knew was dying their hair and making it look fabulous, so I started too. I have gone jet [...]

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