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Sarah Devlin is the Director of Content for MM.LaFleur. She's worn many different hats over the course of her career — from writer and web editor, to social media editor and marketing strategist — but her hardest-won title is Kardashian Historian.

Caroline Hofmann, COO of Republic, on Being a Working Mom in Tech and Why We Need More Female VCs

July 06, 2018

Caroline Hofmann, COO of Republic, on Being a Working Mom in Tech and Why We Need More Female VCs

Caroline Hofmann talks personal style, work/life balance, and getting more women to invest in startups.

A Criminal Defense Attorney on Work, Style, and Bringing More Women Into the Field

June 28, 2018

A Criminal Defense Attorney on Work, Style, and Bringing More Women Into the Field

Criminal defense attorney Lindsay Lewis on how she discovered her calling, what makes for a great attorney, and bringing more women into the field.

RealWorldPlayBook Founder Genevieve Ryan on What to Expect From the Class of 2018

June 08, 2018

RealWorldPlayBook Founder Genevieve Ryan on What to Expect From the Class of 2018

The business owner talks to us about the unique challenges that face college graduates.

Overcoming Casual Creep: Upgrading My Work Wardrobe Without Losing Myself

May 24, 2018

Overcoming Casual Creep: Upgrading My Work Wardrobe Without Losing Myself

In which our content director learns how to up her workwear game—without sacrificing comfort.

Creative Director Miyako Nakamura on Motherhood, Her Work, and How the Two Influence Each Other

May 10, 2018

Creative Director Miyako Nakamura on Motherhood, Her Work, and How the Two Influence Each Other

Our creative director shares her thoughts on Mother’s Day.

Introducing Our MMother’s Day Gift Guide

May 04, 2018

Introducing Our MMother’s Day Gift Guide

Whether you are a mom or just have one, you’ll find something to love on this list.

9 Tips for Effective Public Speaking (from Finding Your Resonators to Re-learning How to Sit)

April 05, 2018

9 Tips for Effective Public Speaking (from Finding Your Resonators to Re-learning How to Sit)

I spent an hour with professional public speaking coaches, learning how to sound more confident at work.

On Email, Powerlessness, and Maintaining Sanity in a Pathologically Plugged-In World

March 02, 2018

On Email, Powerlessness, and Maintaining Sanity in a Pathologically Plugged-In World

Overwhelmed by email? You’re not alone.

Professional Women on What to Expect When You Tell Your Boss You’re Pregnant

January 27, 2018

Professional Women on What to Expect When You Tell Your Boss You’re Pregnant

Announcing that you’re expecting can feel downright awkward. How can we change that?

Professor Heidi K. Brown on Why ‘Introverted Lawyer’ Isn’t a Paradox

January 11, 2018

Professor Heidi K. Brown on Why ‘Introverted Lawyer’ Isn’t a Paradox

The Introverted Lawyer author on authenticity, blushing, and the accessory that makes her feel like Wonder Woman.

When All That Glitters Is <em>Not</em> Gold: Parenting Writer Magda Pecsenye on Dealing With Holiday Pressure

December 07, 2017

When All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Parenting Writer Magda Pecsenye on Dealing With Holiday Pressure

Parenting writer Magda Pecsenye on holiday pressure, creating your own traditions, and learning how to let go of an idealized vision of the holidays.

A Semi-Earnest Gift Guide for the Unsung Heroes in Your Life

November 29, 2017

A Semi-Earnest Gift Guide for the Unsung Heroes in Your Life

Inspiration for a few people who might not otherwise make it on to your list.

Tasha Eurich Has News for You: You’re Not as Self-Aware as You Think

November 21, 2017

Tasha Eurich Has News for You: You’re Not as Self-Aware as You Think

The organizational psychologist and author explains how to improve a skill that (irony alert) you may not even be aware you lack.

What Virginia Woolf Taught Me About Managing Emotions at Work

November 17, 2017

What Virginia Woolf Taught Me About Managing Emotions at Work

Or, what emotional labor at work and Virginia Woolf have in common.

On Bringing Gratitude to Work

November 08, 2017

On Bringing Gratitude to Work

The workday is one of the hardest places to practice gratitude. And that’s what also makes it one of the most important.

Student Maid Founder Kristen Hadeed Isn’t Afraid of Mistakes

November 05, 2017

Student Maid Founder Kristen Hadeed Isn’t Afraid of Mistakes

Founder and entrepreneur Kristen Hadeed shares her thoughts on leadership, managing millennials, and staying true to yourself at work.  

How We Transformed One Woman’s Work Wardrobe in Bryant Park

November 01, 2017

How We Transformed One Woman’s Work Wardrobe in Bryant Park

Carly is a 29-year-old marketing director in need of a wardrobe upgrade. Bryant Park showroom stylist Nyjerah is here to help.

The Curse of the Reply-all Email

October 27, 2017

The Curse of the Reply-all Email

Wishing you a happy Halloween week, and we hope that you reply-all responsibly.

My Unproductive Relationship With Productivity

October 05, 2017

My Unproductive Relationship With Productivity

On making peace with my to-do list.

Maven CEO Katherine Ryder Is Revolutionizing Medical Care for Woman

January 01, 2016

Maven CEO Katherine Ryder Is Revolutionizing Medical Care for Woman

Katherine Ryder, the founder of Maven, brings the doctor to your desk.

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