Business Expert Maria Gamb “Healing the Corporate”

MARIA GAMB: BUSINESS EXPERT FOR BELLA PETITE Maria Gamb ‘s mantra is change the norm, change the world! She is  the CEO and Founder of NMS Communications, LLC. Maria is an advocate of  ”no more stress,” Read more

Being Mindful of Your Business and Relationship

We live in a fast-paced, sometimes harried world where demands on our time and energy can sometimes overwhelm and send us spinning. As we seek to achieve the “Love, Joy, Peace, Prosperity, Health and Success in our life and Read more

Petite Celebrity Gossip Kim Kardashian Jokes: ‘Divorce Was a Bad Business Decision’

Petite celebrity reality star 5’1″ Kim Kardashian saga goes on with no apparent end insight.  The Kardashian’s have proven they are skillful marketing moguls.  When will we be free of this media farce? hmmm, who knows!   Read more

My Unfinished Business Love-A-Licious! [relationships] [love talk]

It is amazing how often we start things in life, and end up with unfinished business.

We have projects that we in the beginning started with passion and enthusiasm to only later ditch the project, or get side-tracked.

Many Read more

YOUNG WOMEN IN BUSINESS EMPOWERMENT AND LEADERSHIP TRAITS

GIRLS RULE!

How do you know if you are a good leader to your team? How do you know if you are even suited to be a leader? Here are some traits of a great female leader.

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20 Small Acts of Civility to Help Your Career [business advice] [communication]

20 Small Acts of Civility to Help Your Career

It wasn’t until I entered into the world of image consulting that the term “civility” became one of my favorite and treasured words. It’s a word that I try to Read more

Communication Tips to Enhance your Corporate Image [JMP Style] [Business]

Communication Tips to Enhance your Corporate Image

As a former marketing professional for the technology sector, I often worked on developing branding and advertising campaigns for products and services so my transition into the image industry was an easy Read more

Knowledge is Power [Job Seek] [Business Women] [Recession Proof]

One of the Five Behaviors That Will Kill Your Career (and stifle your advancement)

Knowledge is Power (and you don’t have any)

The young lanky girl took my order at Subway. She was slow, but accommodating. I tend to Read more

How to Manage Bad Bosses: Tips for Surviving & Thriving! [business] [lifestyle]

This week on the Bella Petite Hour (with host Ann Lauren) will be co-host Bella Petite business expert  Maria Gamb author of best selling book “Healing The Corporate World”. We will be talking about  how to Read more

You’re So Money and You Don’t Know It! [business] [lifestyle]

This week on the Bella Petite Hour (with host Ann Lauren) will be co-host Maria Gamb author of best selling book “Healing The Corporate World”.  We will be bringing talking about business, your career and how to hone Read more

7 Steps to Regaining Your Focus [lifestyle] [business]

We all go through times where we’ve lost the focus on our goals and aspirations. Family issues arise, holiday times and/or an over committed schedule are all examples of the subtle ways one can get side tracked. It happens. Read more

Are You Distracted By Bright Shiny Objects? [lifestyle] [business]

Have you ever felt like there was a landslide of opportunities that all of a sudden appeared?  You look left and you can choose to take the opportunities on that pathway. Then you look right  Read more

Bella Petite Hour: A Woman’s Guide to Your Money Relationship [business] [lifestyle]

This week on the Bella Petite Hour (with host Ann Lauren) and co-host Maria Gamb, Bella Petite’s resident business expert and author of best selling book “Healing the Corporate World “.

Our Special guest will Read more

Hitting The Wall? Get Motivated On The Next Bella Petite Hour [business] [lifestyle]

There are times when we all hit the wall.  We hit that wall when we start to wonder whether or not what we’re doing is making any kind of impact – not just on ourselves and our families, Read more

Bella Petite Hour Business Edition: RELATIONSHIP BUILDING [business][dating][petite women]

The September 14th Bella Petite Hour (with host Ann Lauren) and co-host Bella Petite business expert Maria Gamb the “Change Agent” will be all about relationship building in business and our personal lives.  Ann and Maria will talk Read more

The Real Currency Required to Create a Business That Thrives [business][lifestyle]

Bella Petite’s resident “Business” Expert Maria Gamb valuable words of wisdom!

Most people believe giving is only measured in terms of money, but there are no-cost ways to give through expressing and demonstrating your internal abundance. This is your Read more

The Operative Word is FUN! [business][lifestyle]

Many of you have been following the latest shift in my gym regime on Facebook. I’ve been in search of a new, more energizing workout that is more fun and rewarding. The operative word is FUN. I work Read more

5 Tell Tale Signs You’re A Back Seat Driver [business][lifestyle]

5 Tell Tale Signs You’re A Back Seat Driver: Sometimes it’s ok NOT to be in control…of EVERYTHING!

Recently, as I was preparing to work with a client I was given a very clear message for this particular individual: Read more

Inspired Leaders Inspire Others: 21 Ways to Strengthen Faith [business] [lifestyle]

Inspired Leaders Inspire Others “21 Ways to Strengthen Faith”

BELLA PETITE BUSINESS EXPERT AND NEWLY CONTRIBUTING WRITER MARIA GAMB

To move forward with passion and conviction every business leader needs to have faith. No matter your spiritual orientation Read more

The Bella Petite Hour “Business of Entertainment”

On the Bella Petite Hour with (Host Ann Lauren) there will be two fascinating and knowledgeable guests joining us to discuss the business of entertainment.

You will find out about what it takes to be a glamour model, what Read more

Men Prefer Petites Scientific Study Reveals!

Scientific study reveals petite women are most attractive to men... Read more

Celebrities For Humanity Ann Lauren ® We Thrive Sustainable Initiatives

We Thrive Sustainable Initiatives for Humanity Save The Earth. Read more

Top 10 List of Funny Comments

Top ten list of not so funny and hilarious comments! Read more

Covergirl Sundai Love 2021

If you really want to become an actress or a model, I can’t stress enough the importance of education and investing money into your career. Read more

Ann Lauren® Brand Creation

A brand has to be unique and recognizable to be kept in mind by consumers. Beware of FRAUDS using your BRAND NAME. Read more

Fashionable Home Design Trends

Timeless glam design trends... Read more

Gorgeous Bridgerton Star Rege-Jean Page On Returning Season 2 Uncertain

Rege-Jean Page on returning to Bridgerton for season 2. Read more

Ann Lauren ® Fashion Trends 2021

Runway Fashion and Color Trends 2021 Read more

Beware of Airbnb

A pandemic of horrors! Top 10 problems with using Airbnb. Read more

Five Reasons To Wear a Little Black Dress

Five reasons to own the little black dress (LBD) a tmeless classic. Read more

Ann Lauren ® Bella Petite Clothing

Sustainable clothing initiatives for the petite women. Read more

Ann Lauren ® Fashions

Bella Petite is the fashion bible for petite women. We celebrate the petite woman's image with rich multimedia content. Read more

Ann Lauren ® Fashion History In The Making

Fashion release for petite women! Read more

Ann Lauren Fashion

Bella Petite Capsule Collection. Read more

Ann Lauren Fit Our Generations Look

Ann Lauren, fit our generations look! Introduces the freshest Spring capsule collections! Designer fashion scaled to fit petite women. All new Bella Petite Shopping sector.

Bella Petite fulfilled our mission to create a marketplace to meet the demands of Read more

Beauty Solutions For Your Hair, Skin, and Scalp

Trichology expert advice on hair, skin, and scalp for complete beauty solutions to achieve your best look! Read more

Ann Lauren ® New Year

Let’s never forget no matter what our differences may be, our commonalities are much greater and when we work together. Read more

Ann Lauren ® Brand Influencer

We define petite for the modern era fashion, entertainment, and lifestyle media. Read more

Petite Celebrity Actresses Earning Big Bucks

TOP 5 BOX OFFICE ROYALTY LIST

#1 JENNIFER ANISTON

5’4″ Aniston: The Friends Star told Rolling Stone magazine in 1999 that ‘I’m 110, I’ve been 130, and I’m five feet five.’  There was some silly rumor a while Read more

Find Happiness Unlock the Hidden Secrets to Overcoming Today’s Turmoil!

The Bella Petite Hour with (Host Ann Lauren) and co-host Bella Petite Business Expert Maria Gamb features special guest Feng Shui Master and astrologist Donna Collins to help you “Unlock the Hidden Secrets to Overcoming Today’s Turmoil And Find Read more

Fit Clothing

Clothing fit models in fashion. Read more

Short ROCKSTARS Tall On Talent

Musical heights short Rockstars Tall on Talent. Read more

Professional Petite Modeling Advice

How To Become a Petite Model 

1. Regional Work:

Look for local work available in your area. Submit to your local city magazine, as well as lifestyle, fitness, and health-related magazines for their editorial campaigns to  Read more

Ann Lauren ® The Year Of a New You

During the coming New Year, we want to wish you a peaceful, happy and prosperous lifestyle. Read more

What they are saying about the future of petite models in the fashion industry.

What they are saying about the future of petite models in the fashion industry. Read more

Retailers Support the Future of Petites in the Fashion Industry

Petite women are the future of fashion. The realization is the majority of women are 5'6" tall and under. Read more

El Paseo Fashion Week California Style

Fashion Week El Paseo, March 17-24, 2018, the largest consumer fashion show on the West Coast, held at The Gardens on El Paseo in Palm Desert. Bella Petite Magazine has an all-access pass for our readers to enjoy! Read more

8 Easy Steps On How To Buy a Home

Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make! In reality, purchasing a home is an important life decision, and you want to be sure to make the best choices emotionally and financially. Read more

Bella Petite Magazine Editor and Lifestyle Expert Ann Lauren on Real Estate

Ann Lauren has teamed up with the prestigious broker Keller Williams International and their amazing luxury real estate agent professionals to roll out LiveBeautifully.TV a luxury lifestyle media network that will feature luxury retailers high-end merchandise, and services, along with home design strategies, and beautiful homes. Read more

“The Price of Beauty” Petite Celeb Jessica Simpson on Oprah Winfrey

A short time ago, Jessica Simpson was interviewed by Oprah on the ‘Own” network to talk about her personal experiences living with the prying eyes of the paparazzi and constant tabloid slams over her weight. The central focus Read more

Southern California Family Law Attorney Thurman W. Arnold III CFLS, AAML Joins Bella Petite Experts

Attorney Thurman Arnold Joins Bella Petite to Answer Questions for Subscribers! Read more

Having It All College and Career

Having It All College and Career Bella Petite Magazine Copyright © 2016

Gurl, You Can Have it All

Teacher Emina Dedic Korean Students in Seoul Bella Petite Magazine Copyright © 2016

The common stereotype perpetuated upon models has been Read more

Vanessa Deleon Celebrity Interior Designer ‘Agate Stone Designs’

AGATE STONE HOME DESIGN

ABC Primetime and HGTV celebrity interior designer Vanessa Deleon has “Agate On The Mind Design.”  Taking us back to the Babylonian Empire, the Geode Agate Crystal saved from destruction because of their singular matrix Read more

Top Ten List Winter Fashion Trends ‘ A Unisex Color Palette’

Green Envy

This Winter  2016 color palette, designers’ pay homage to revolutionary moments in American history, from the seductive ‘20s to the bohemian hippie and modernists of the ‘60s and ‘70s.

The seasonal primary color trend of is “green!” Read more

Fashion For Petite Women Top 5 List of Styles For You

Often we are asked here on Bella Petite Magazine for outfit ideas that are flattering on petite women’s figures. Being a 5’2″ (98lb) petite woman with an hourglass figure (34D-22-34) and a short torso, I have spent a lifetime Read more

ABC Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe “The Talk”

Kaitlyn Bristowe (age 30, height 5’4,” born in Leduc, Alberta, Canada). Before getting on the Bachelor and then becoming the Bachelorette, Kaitlyn was a dance instructor.  She moved to Vancouver after winning a dance scholarship, Read more

Jennifer Lopez Hot Body Swimsuit Shoot

Bella Petite Jennifer Lopez Swimsuit Shoot

JENNIFER LOPEZ SWIMSUIT SHOOT

Bella Petite Latina Jennifer Lopez (5’4″ age 45) ! The Song said it first: She’s all about that booty—and she’s not sharing! “Being single is good,” Lopez Read more

Ann Lauren ® New

Ann Lauren Fashion, entertainment, and lifestyle celebrity expert editor's message, 'Renew'. Read more

Modeling Advice For Petite Women

As editor and chief of Bella Petite, I have booked more editorials featuring petite models (5’5″ & under) than any other individual in the world! I have been a working 5’2″ petite model, since I was a Read more

Interior Design Expert Vanessa Deleon ‘Trailblazer Award’

Bella Latina Vanessa Deleon and primetime interior design star receives the prestigious ‘Trailblazer Award.’ Recognized by the Hispanic New Jersey Chamber of Commerce at the 24th Annual Expo & Convention luncheon. Vanessa was the recipient of the annual 2014 Read more

Top 10 Most Eligible Bachelors In The World

Recently, a Bella Petite reader posted a question about who we think is the perfect man? After some intense thought and deliberation, here is our top 10 list of the most eligible bachelors.  Of course, our criteria  Read more

Bestselling Author Chen Lizra Live From Israel

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Ann Lauren ® Produces Bella Petite ® Multimedia

Brand Ambassador, social media influencer Ann Lauren is a petite model, businesswoman, celebrity personality and founder of Bella Petite. Read more

How To Become a Model ‘Invest in Yourself’

Three Simple Tips: How to Prepare and What To Do To Become a Model.

1. What’s your look?

Establish what your range of looks are.  Look at current fashion magazine advertisements and replicate what you see.  Don’t Read more

Bella Petite Model of the Week Chardae Bazemore

Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Chardae left her job at the Mayor’s Office to begin her career as a model. After working with several professional photographers, she decided to enhance her ability to become a notable Read more

Weight Extremes What’s your Look?

What’s Your Look?

ANOREXIC (underweight), THIN (good BMI), FIT (athletic shape), CURVY (hourglass), OVERWEIGHT, FAT (The U.S. population of men and women has reached epic proportions of obesity)…

Firstly we think women of all heights should want to Read more

How To Be Fit While Pregnant

BEAUTIFULLY PREGNANT RAFFAELA

Raffaela Jeurissen-Oratmangoen (age 31) is the perfect example to show that it is completely fine to train at the gym, even while pregnant. She is proud to show that a pregnancy is not an excuse to Read more

Three Simple Steps To Making Life Simpler

I can imagine you have seen this title, or some similar and many articles written about this particular issue. The fact is there is no magic bullet, unless you can clone yourself and split the list of things that Read more

Petite Modeling Advice: What is Trade, TFP and a Test Shot

What is TFP and what is a Test shot?

When a model collaborates with a photographer and neither are paid, that is known as trade or time for print (TFP) or test shot. Both the photographer and model get Read more

Supermodels Moonlighting From Iman, Kathy Ireland to Cindy Crawford

Supermodels and celebrities from Iman and Kathy Ireland to Cindy Crawford and Sandra Lee have tapped into the design and furniture world and found success.  In fact, Kathy Ireland built a $2 billion global brand, with Read more

New Face of L’Oreal Lea Michele Shines with Glee

New Face of L’Oreal

Petite celebrity 5’1″ Lea Michele has been officially named as the new face of L’Oreal Paris. The ‘Glee’ star landed a contract of $1 Million with an international brand of cosmetics, beauty and perfumes. Her Read more

Don’t Be Afraid To Ask For the Raise ‘Recession Proof Yourself’

Don’t Be Afraid To Ask For the Raise

LeNisha had no idea how powerful she was, but I saw it immediately when she sat beside me in the coffee shop. She had pure energy, positive vibes and was beautiful. Read more

Fashion & Makeup Advice For Being A Professional Petite Woman

Being a Professional Petite Woman

For those of you who are about to start a professional life, it is always important to pay attention to your looks, in work life even more than in private.

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Important Job Seeking Advice For Women

 Why Corporate Recruiters Won’t Work With You

There is a common theme that recruiters are insensitive to job seekers. Specifically, the complaints of most candidates are that recruiters don’t tell them where they stand in the process, don’t Read more

Vogue and Modeling Industry Standards Improve

A Union For The Models

The truth behind the fashion industry is different than one might imagine, and it is unlike what I envisioned when I first started.  After being in the industry for a while, I really Read more

Making Your Presentation Come Alive

Like it or not, people are judging your communication style: your appearance, your use of language, your ideas, your delivery, and your ability to communicate with authority and impact.

If you’re speaking before an audience — whether it’s 5 Read more

Practice Makes Imperfect ‘The Imperfectionist’

When you take a look at a piece of art whether it is a sculpture, a painting or a carefully designed dress, you will most likely spot some imperfections. Creation is a process and in that process there are Read more

Supermodel Clarissa Burt Model and Talent Mentor: Model Search News

Back in the day of mega-supermodels like Janice Dickenson, Tyra Banks, Iman, and Kathy Ireland (to name a few), Clarissa Burt dominated the runways and was a supermodel muse for Valentino! In her candid interview on the Bella Petite Read more

Petite Celebrity Gossip: Britney Spears X Factor ATM

There are vacancies to fill on the X Factor, since Simon Cowell gave the boot to Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul.  These judges were terrible! But it now appears that petite celebrity singer 5’3″ Britney Spears and the Read more

General Hospital Soap Star Petite Celebrity Lexi Ainsworth

The indelibly pretty petite celebrity soap starlet 5’1″ Lexi Ainsworth (age 19) is a breath of fresh air on the young Hollywood scene.

Lexi is born to a dentist father and a teacher mother in Oklahoma City, perhaps not Read more

Spring Breakers Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson & James Francos

Juicy petite celebrity gossip run-amuck! Spring Breakers are in full swing in Florida this week!  The petite celebrity bikini clad babes of the Spring Breakers shoot featuring co-stars 5’4″ Selena Gomez, 5’0″ Vanessa Hudgens and 5’4″ Ashley Benson Read more

Male Model of The Year Martin Grassberger of Eddie Bauer

Recently, we had the pleasure of interviewing “Male Model of The Year” Martin Grassberger. We learned that Martin was born in 1979 and raised in a small Ski Resort in the Austrian Alps called, Aflenz-Kurort. Martin started out with Read more

Is Your Job Safe? Survey The Landscape!

During recession, I don’t recommend going to work every day blindly, wondering if you are going to be laid off. Chances are a job loss will happen to you during your career. How do you know if you are Read more

Petite Celebrity Gossip: Lindsay Lohan To Do Saturday Night Live

Today (Feb 22, Wednesday) Lindsay Lohan received high praise in court from the judge who said the actress was one court hearing away from putting a long-running drunken driving case behind her. “Ms. Lohan, you’re in the Read more

Petite Celebrity Gossip: Sienna Miller Pregnancy and Engagement News

The latest juicy petite celebrity gossip is Sienna Miller’s baby bump and engagement ring unveiling this weekend as she left the Groucho Club in London. She’s reportedly engaged to her boyfriend of one year, British actor Tom Sturridge. Read more

Chew On This With Stefanie: GRAS is Never Greener

CHEW ON THIS WITH STEFANIE: GRAS is Never Greener

No, I don’t mean “grass”. I mean GRAS as in “Generally Recognized As Safe”.

Now, before I get into it, a little on food politics…

The United States Food and Read more

Leadership Skill: The Rule of ‘3’ for Powerful Communication

Leadership Skill: The Rule of “3” for Powerful Communication

Public speaking and/or giving presentations can be one of the most nerve-racking experiences in any professionals’ life. Some people are naturals at it. Others loose sleep over the very Read more

Daily Style: Petite Celebrity Jessica Chastain vs Kim Kardashian Petite Fashion Style

Editor’s Pick: Petite Celebrities Jessica Chastain vs. Kim Kardashian Petite Fashion Style Daily Shopper!

 BELLA PETITE MAGAZINE: Daily Shopper Petite Fashion For Petite and Plus Size Petite Women 

Who’s got the look?  The petite Read more

Six Time Emmy Award Winner Shawne Duperon on Gossip!

Mention the word gossip and many people think of spiteful rumors spread without regard to the truth. In reality malicious rumormongers make up on a small fraction of what constitutes gossip, media and networking expert Shawne Duperon says.

This Read more

Fitness Expert Jim Karas On ‘The Petite Advantage Diet’ [weight-loss]

Finally petite women are getting the right advice when it comes to diet and fitness. It may surprise you to know that petite women should have an entirely different diet and fitness plan than taller women that are 5’6″ Read more

An Actor’s Profile: Jeff L. Williams [Desperate Housewives] [The Mentalist]

It’s not everyday that you hear about a successful trial lawyer trading in his law degree, “fat paychecks” and executive status to become an actor, but that is exactly what Jeff L. Williams has done. Williams decided Read more

Smile! You are on Skype Camera! Job Strategies to Get You Hired!

LOOKING FOR WORK?

The new trend in interviewing may require you to brush up on your camera skills. In 2011, it’s estimated that 42% of first round interviews were conducted via webcam according to the Wall Street Journal.

Video Read more

A Little Known Key to Success: Stop Giving Your Success Performance Anxiety

BELLA PETITE MAGAZINE: Daily Shopper GUIDE Petite Fashion For Petite and Plus Size Petite Women  

Nearly every morning over this past summer I’d take the short walk up to our roof top garden. As an urban dweller Read more

Supermodel Turned Mogul Kathy Ireland Is On Your Side! [KIWW] [ACafe Society]

Kathy Ireland is one of the most well-known names in modeling and now Kathy Ireland Worldwide (KIWW) has become one of the most respected companies around the world, designing and marketing thousands of products ranging from clothes to household Read more

Denim and Petite Celebrities! Petite Jeans Guide [petite clothing]

BELLA PETITE MAGAZINE: Daily Shopper GUIDE Petite Fashion For Petite and Plus Size Petite Women DEALS ON JEANS!

JEANS RULE

Jeans the pant for all seasons that looks right for all reasons. Denim is BIG business producing billions of Read more

Virtual Job Interviews: 5 Tips to Get You to the Next Interview Stage

Virtual Job Interviews: 5 Tips to Get You to the Next Interview Stage  

In our tech driven society, video job interviewing is becoming the preferred method of determining who gets past the first stage of the interview process. Read more

High Tech Custom Made Shoes, Shuforia!

BELLA PETITE MAGAZINE: Daily Shopper GUIDE Petite Fashion For Petite and Plus Size Petite Women

Join us in this powerful segment on Bella Petite Hour as (host Ann Lauren and co-host Maria Gamb)  interview serial entrepreneur and Read more

The Kiss that Stays Upon My Lips! Love-A-Licious [Relationship]

The Kiss that Stays Upon My Lips! 

There is nothing more exciting than the perfect kiss. Amazingly enough I feel that every woman knows without a doubt, when the man in her life has given her the perfect Read more

Mirror, Mirror Syndrome The Power of Reflection

Mirror, Mirror Syndrome: The Power of Reflection

When I was a little girl I used to play “Snow White” and gaze into the mirror asking the question “Mirror, mirror who is the fairest of them all?”

Of course, I Read more

Business Expert Maria Gamb “Healing the Corporate”

MARIA GAMB: BUSINESS EXPERT FOR BELLA PETITE Maria Gamb ‘s mantra is change the norm, change the world! She is  the CEO and Founder of NMS Communications, LLC. Maria is an advocate of  ”no more stress,” Read more

Being Mindful of Your Business and Relationship

We live in a fast-paced, sometimes harried world where demands on our time and energy can sometimes overwhelm and send us spinning. As we seek to achieve the “Love, Joy, Peace, Prosperity, Health and Success in our life and Read more

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