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The Power of “Loose” Connections

September 07, 2018

The Power of “Loose” Connections

Turns out, the best career opportunities often come from people you don’t know that well at all.

How to Shake Off Failure, According to Entrepreneur Jacqueline Boltik

September 06, 2018

How to Shake Off Failure, According to Entrepreneur Jacqueline Boltik

How to change laws, befriend people you admire, and gracefully exit your failed startup, courtesy of entrepreneur Jacqueline Boltik.

How to Make Your Interview Outfit More ‘You’

August 31, 2018

How to Make Your Interview Outfit More ‘You’

It is possible to dress up for an interview and still feel like yourself—here’s how.

Clovyr’s Amber Baldet: “You Should Not Have to Adopt a Specific Brand of Femininity to be Valuable”

August 31, 2018

Clovyr’s Amber Baldet: “You Should Not Have to Adopt a Specific Brand of Femininity to be Valuable”

The banker-slash-hacker on rising through two notorious boys’ clubs—finance and tech—and co-founding her new blockchain startup, Clovyr.

Allison Kasirer on Why We Should Talk More About Fertility at Work

August 30, 2018

Allison Kasirer on Why We Should Talk More About Fertility at Work

Allison Kasirer started her website, Fertile Girl, to talk about the hard work of trying to get pregnant—especially while working full time.

‘Who Do You Want to Be at 50?’ And Other Helpful Career Questions

August 24, 2018

‘Who Do You Want to Be at 50?’ And Other Helpful Career Questions

ASG Works co-founders Mishuku Matsuda and Chizuru Otsuka ask the tough ones.

Play With Proportions, Define Your Waistline, and Embrace the Crop in all Forms: A Guide to Tall Dressing

August 24, 2018

Play With Proportions, Define Your Waistline, and Embrace the Crop in all Forms: A Guide to Tall Dressing

Three core guidelines for dressing for a tall frame.

How 6 Professional Women Set Social Media Boundaries

August 17, 2018

How 6 Professional Women Set Social Media Boundaries

Social media can be a way to enhance our lives, or a major time suck. Here’s how six professional women navigate it.

What Comes After a “Staring at the Ceiling” Career Turning Point?

August 17, 2018

What Comes After a “Staring at the Ceiling” Career Turning Point?

What happens when you worry you’ve made a huge career mistake? UCLA’s top kidney donation expert has been there.

On Duty/Off Duty: Getting the Most Out of Your MM, Part 3

August 16, 2018

On Duty/Off Duty: Getting the Most Out of Your MM, Part 3

A guide to styling our pieces both formally and casually.

Getting Your Head Back in the Game

August 09, 2018

Getting Your Head Back in the Game

How our fictional heroines are easing into the new season.

On Duty/Off Duty: Getting the Most Out of Your MM, Part 2

August 09, 2018

On Duty/Off Duty: Getting the Most Out of Your MM, Part 2

How to wear a few of our favorite pieces in and outside the office.

How Do You Know When to “Go All In”?

August 09, 2018

How Do You Know When to “Go All In”?

The bestselling YA novelist talks high school popularity and learning to take herself seriously.

Office Tested, Cocktail Party-Approved

August 03, 2018

Office Tested, Cocktail Party-Approved

In which we host a cocktail party with floral-inspired beverages.

PayPal’s Jill Rose on Seeking Out Feedback and Handling Workplace Politics

August 03, 2018

PayPal’s Jill Rose on Seeking Out Feedback and Handling Workplace Politics

PayPal’s Jill Rose shares advice for building close relationships with higher-ups, asking for feedback, and handling criticism even when you don’t agree with it.

7 Summer Travel Staples That MM Staffers Swear By

August 03, 2018

7 Summer Travel Staples That MM Staffers Swear By

Tried-and-true pieces that we won’t leave home without.

Changemaker Chats Founders Jessica Johnston and Briana Ferrigno “Don’t Just Want to Hear Success Stories”

July 27, 2018

Changemaker Chats Founders Jessica Johnston and Briana Ferrigno “Don’t Just Want to Hear Success Stories”

How the co-founders of Changemaker Chats created a forum for women to share the nitty-gritty.

On Duty/Off Duty: Getting the Most Out of Your MM, Part 1

July 27, 2018

On Duty/Off Duty: Getting the Most Out of Your MM, Part 1

A guide to maximizing price per wear by wearing our pieces both in and out of the office.

Pack Your Gym Bag: The Post-Workout Pieces You Need for a Seamless Transition to the Office

July 24, 2018

Pack Your Gym Bag: The Post-Workout Pieces You Need for a Seamless Transition to the Office

Streamline your post-workout routine with these packable outfits that’ll have you ready for the office no time.

Style Lessons from My Grandmother

July 20, 2018

Style Lessons from My Grandmother

On mid-century styling rules that are still relevant today.

What Is BAMM?: An Inside Look at a New Program Built by Employees

July 20, 2018

What Is BAMM?: An Inside Look at a New Program Built by Employees

MM team member Pauline Odedina introduces us to BAMM—a new group within the company centered on the experiences of black working women.

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