How my First Retail Job Made Me a CEO Today

Over 10 years ago I arrived in the land of opportunity in search of the American Dream. Due to my language barrier (I grew up speaking Spanish),  communicating was a struggle and connecting with others was hard. Let alone creating a resume. Virtually impossible. At least one thing was clear to me. I wanted to…

Building your Dream while Working a Fulltime Job

Building your dream while working a fulltime job I often wonder how many of us are in a place in our lives, right this minute, where we arrived at after following the path that our society or our family has carved out for us. Your father was a doctor or a lawyer, so it was…

The Rule of Follow Up

Every day your schedule is torn between: With the rising of social media, handling your plans, attending networking events, and finding new ways to bring your entrepreneurial dreams to life. We are so busy that we often forget the need to follow up with the new relationships we created, and the old ones! We have…

Best Outfit Ideas for a First Date

Best Outfit Ideas for a First Date As a New Yorker who has gone on countless dates, I now can offer my personal advice on what to wear on a first date. In a city where there is a variety of possible date activities, I have acquired copious experience on how to dress according to…

Ways to Nourish your Relationships

Photo credit: Jwlez Ways to Nourish your Relationships Have you ever wanted to build a relationship with someone who inspires you? How about establishing a rapport with a future client or business partner? Whether it’s a personal relationship or professional; all successful relationships are nurtured in the same fashion. In today’s society, we have social…

Simplify Your Life

Simplify Your Life Photo by: Alexandra Gorn   Do you ever feel like there just isn’t enough hours in the day to accomplish everything on your list or that you waste most of your morning rummaging through your closet for an outfit? At ModaBox, we believe that time is the most valuable asset we’ll ever have. We…

Best Way to Dress for a Job Interview According to Industry

Throughout women’s history, the classic pencil skirt and blazer set was the universally accepted business attire. But, with the rise in job opportunities for women, we have shifted away from this uniform look. As the list of available careers for women is changing, our work attire is changing too. Because of this, what you wear…

A Letter to My Younger Self

Recently, it was my birthday, and I took the time to reflect on what has happened in my life in the past ten years. A decade ago, I came to New York City with only $200 in my pocket, clueless for what would happen next and no idea of how I was going to make a…

MOVING TO A NEW CITY

Starting over and moving to a new city can be an exhilarating yet terrifying experience. The thought of putting yourself out there to make friends and learn a new culture can all seem a bit overwhelming. Whether you are moving a few states away or a million miles away, change is difficult. But with time…