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One Pizza at a Time: Nancy Easton Brought Healthy Food to Schools Way Before It Was Cool

July 15, 2016

One Pizza at a Time: Nancy Easton Brought Healthy Food to Schools Way Before It Was Cool

As a teacher, marathoner, mother of three, and founder of Wellness in the Schools—a rapidly-expanding nonprofit that brings nutritional food and fitness programs to public schools nationwide—Nancy Easton tackles impossibility with a firm hug (and a salad bar).

Meet Kathryn Minshew: The Career Matchmaker & CEO of The Muse

July 09, 2016

Meet Kathryn Minshew: The Career Matchmaker & CEO of The Muse

After struggling with her own career path, Kathryn Minshew co-founded The Muse, which provides job counseling and matches users to open positions at great companies.

Polished, Sharp, and Pregnant: 5 Tips for Maternity Workwear

July 02, 2016

Polished, Sharp, and Pregnant: 5 Tips for Maternity Workwear

Kelly Heuer, Ph.D. was baffled by her options for maternity workwear—but not for long. Here, her five guidelines for looking polished, sharp, and in charge for all nine months.

Werk.Co.: Meet the Ambitious Women and Co-Founders

July 01, 2016

Werk.Co.: Meet the Ambitious Women and Co-Founders

Meet the co-founders of Werk, a new company that matches ambitious women with high-level flex- and part-time jobs.

How To Quit Your Job Gracefully

June 25, 2016

How To Quit Your Job Gracefully

Almost everyone quits a job at some point. Here’s how to do it without burning bridges (unless, of course, you want to).

All-nighters, Popsicles, and Gandalf: #inmyMM with Lawyer CJ Faulkner

June 18, 2016

All-nighters, Popsicles, and Gandalf: #inmyMM with Lawyer CJ Faulkner

Corporate lawyer CJ Faulkner on her popsicle addiction, the joy of all things matchy-matchy, and how she survives the occasional all-nighter.

Working on “Why”: #inmyMM with Bain Consultant Jessica Basham

June 10, 2016

Working on “Why”: #inmyMM with Bain Consultant Jessica Basham

Jessica Basham, a management consultant at Bain & Company, on dressing up for the office, nightly journal entries, and her romantic walk to work.

Author Sloane Crosley on Balancing Two Careers—Then Finally Quitting Her Day Job

June 09, 2016

Author Sloane Crosley on Balancing Two Careers—Then Finally Quitting Her Day Job

Bestselling author Sloane Crosley on conflicts of interest, working from home, and why it took her so long to quit her day job.

Women in Tech: Top 10 Wardrobe Staples For The Workplace

June 04, 2016

Women in Tech: Top 10 Wardrobe Staples For The Workplace

They say workplaces are getting more casual—but the women we know in Silicon Valley are nothing but chic.

Job Hunting After Two Years of Travel: Four Tips for Re-entry

May 26, 2016

Job Hunting After Two Years of Travel: Four Tips for Re-entry

Two years ago, I quit my law firm job to travel the world. Now I’m ready to re-enter the workforce—which is easier said than done.

Women’s Workwear: The End of the Office Dress Code?

May 25, 2016

Women’s Workwear: The End of the Office Dress Code?

It’s time to deepen the cultural conversation about workwear so that we can, once and for all, shift the focus from women’s bodies to their brains, both in the office and beyond.

Ballet Dancer Turned CEO: Rachel Moore’s Second Act

May 14, 2016

Ballet Dancer Turned CEO: Rachel Moore’s Second Act

Rachel Moore was a professional dancer in the American Ballet Theatre until, plagued by injury, she hung up her shoes at age 24. Little did she know, it was just the start of greater things.

How to Rescue Your Office From Clutter (or Just Make It Look Great)

May 13, 2016

How to Rescue Your Office From Clutter (or Just Make It Look Great)

Is your office a mess? Boring? Or just plain ugly? Here’s our exhaustive guide for creating a sleek, professional space that’s worthy of the work you do there.

Mothers of MM: Superwomen in Our Midst

May 06, 2016

Mothers of MM: Superwomen in Our Midst

This Mother’s Day, we salute the moms in our midst at MM.LaFleur—and the small, impressive humans they’ve produced.

Mom Knows Best: Annabel and Donna Wick on Genes, Jeans, and the Psychology of Motherhood

May 05, 2016

Mom Knows Best: Annabel and Donna Wick on Genes, Jeans, and the Psychology of Motherhood

What’s it like being raised by a celebrated child psychologist? Apparently pretty great. MM.LaFleur customer associate Annabel Wick would know.

How Waitressing Taught Me to Be a Stellar Employee

April 27, 2016

How Waitressing Taught Me to Be a Stellar Employee

In classic New York tradition, I spent my early twenties working in restaurants to pay the bills while I chased my dreams of being a performer. What I didn’t expect was how much those waitressing gigs helped my career.

How Women Really Say No at Work

April 21, 2016

How Women Really Say No at Work

We’ve all heard the lectures about setting boundaries in the workplace. But when push comes to shove, how do women really say no at work?

How To Work Remotely, Effectively: A Guide

April 10, 2016

How To Work Remotely, Effectively: A Guide

Free yourself from the office—without falling prey to the siren song of watching TV on your couch—with these four tips for working remotely.

The Billion-dollar Idea: 5 Tips for Originality

April 08, 2016

The Billion-dollar Idea: 5 Tips for Originality

What makes the special sauce in a billion dollar idea? Wharton professor Adam Grant investigates the sources of originality.

A List of 25 (Aspirational) Things You Should Have By Age 30

March 04, 2016

A List of 25 (Aspirational) Things You Should Have By Age 30

Because you need a real bed, a nice coat, and a go-to karaoke song.

Female Lawyers on Leaving Law Behind

January 29, 2016

Female Lawyers on Leaving Law Behind

What if you passed the LSAT, went to law school, scored a great job… then realized you didn’t want to be a lawyer? Well, you’re not alone.

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