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7 Women on How They Tackle Email

March 16, 2018

7 Women on How They Tackle Email

How these busy and accomplished women have conquered their inboxes.

Anna Quindlen: “Who Doesn’t Take Criticism Personally?”

March 16, 2018

Anna Quindlen: “Who Doesn’t Take Criticism Personally?”

The novelist and Pulitzer Prizewinner talks ambition, her “greatest surge of confidence,” and her latest book.

A Wool New World: Our New Machine-Washable Fabric Comes from the Italian Alps

March 16, 2018

A Wool New World: Our New Machine-Washable Fabric Comes from the Italian Alps

We’ve always loved wool for its warmth and comfort—and now we love it even more for its machine washability.

A Peek into Our Chicago Showroom

March 09, 2018

A Peek into Our Chicago Showroom

Tales from the Windy City MM team.

5 Power Dresses and When to Wear Them

March 09, 2018

5 Power Dresses and When to Wear Them

Power doesn’t only exist in one form—and, in our newest collection, neither do power dresses. Meet the newest Power Play collection pieces.

Ellen and Julia Lupton on “Precrastinating” and Designing Productive Lives

March 09, 2018

Ellen and Julia Lupton on “Precrastinating” and Designing Productive Lives

On paper, these twin sisters have vastly different resumes. In reality, their careers are totally intertwined.

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.

Sunday Outfit Planning: A Wardrobe Experiment

March 02, 2018

Sunday Outfit Planning: A Wardrobe Experiment

How one woman saved on time and mental energy by planning her outfits for the week on Sunday night.

WaterAid America CEO Sarina Prabasi on the Fundraising Power of Poop Jokes

March 02, 2018

WaterAid America CEO Sarina Prabasi on the Fundraising Power of Poop Jokes

The CEO of WaterAid America talks humor and humanitarian work.

9 Team Members on Their Unique Work Superpowers

February 23, 2018

9 Team Members on Their Unique Work Superpowers

Beyond Excel skills and project management chops.

Lawyer and Activist Aditi Juneja: Why She Loves the Word ‘Unsolicited’

February 23, 2018

Lawyer and Activist Aditi Juneja: Why She Loves the Word ‘Unsolicited’

“I feel lost in my career all the time. I think anyone who doesn’t say that is lying, and I think more of us should admit it,” says Juneja, the co-founder of The Resistance Manual.

Noble Knits: Why Everyone Needs a Wholegarment Dress

February 16, 2018

Noble Knits: Why Everyone Needs a Wholegarment Dress

Call us bold, but we’ve invented the most luxurious dresses of all time, thanks to a collaboration with Shima Seiki.

Julissa Reynoso, Former U.S. Ambassador, on Confidence and Cowboy Boots

February 14, 2018

Julissa Reynoso, Former U.S. Ambassador, on Confidence and Cowboy Boots

The lawyer and former U.S. Ambassador discusses morning routines, signature sombreros, and working for Hillary Clinton.

CNN’S Laurie Segall on Misfits, Underdogs, and Getting in the Door

February 08, 2018

CNN’S Laurie Segall on Misfits, Underdogs, and Getting in the Door

Talking to CNN’s tech correspondent about power, inappropriate texts, and phone addiction.

7 Women Get Real About Work/Life Balance

February 08, 2018

7 Women Get Real About Work/Life Balance

7 women weigh in on the ever-elusive goal of work/life balance.

The Power of Dressing Up in a Dressed-down World

February 06, 2018

The Power of Dressing Up in a Dressed-down World

Our brand director Tory explains why dressing up is the new dressing down.

Sarah LaFleur and Miyako Nakamura on Five Years of MM.LaFleur

February 02, 2018

Sarah LaFleur and Miyako Nakamura on Five Years of MM.LaFleur

Our CEO and creative director reflect on five years of MM.

Jordan Brooks on Working at the White House and Career Lessons from Michelle Obama

February 02, 2018

Jordan Brooks on Working at the White House and Career Lessons from Michelle Obama

The COO of the United State of Women on transitioning from assistant to boss.

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?

MM Employees Share Their Career-defining Moments

January 25, 2018

MM Employees Share Their Career-defining Moments

Team members on the big breaks, opportunities and chance encounters that set them up for success.

Army Veteran Jas Boothe on Homelessness, the Military, and the Power of Oprah

January 25, 2018

Army Veteran Jas Boothe on Homelessness, the Military, and the Power of Oprah

The founder of Final Salute, a nonprofit dedicated to homeless female veterans, on “always being better than your circumstances.”

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