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Things Our Mothers Never Said (But We Picked Up Anyway)

May 10, 2018

Things Our Mothers Never Said (But We Picked Up Anyway)

Team members share what they learned from watching their mothers.

Creativity in Every Job: What’s Your Professional Canvas?

April 27, 2018

Creativity in Every Job: What’s Your Professional Canvas?

We asked women in fields from finance to medicine about when they’re able to be most creative at work.

7 Women on How They Get “Unblocked”

April 18, 2018

7 Women on How They Get “Unblocked”

What do you do when you get stuck on a project? MM team members share their insights.

Introducing MM.LaPurr, a Business Cat-sual Line for Professional Felines

March 29, 2018

Introducing MM.LaPurr, a Business Cat-sual Line for Professional Felines

For our next trick, we’re making cat-friendly versions of our bestselling pieces.

The Power of Going It Alone: On Buying an Apartment By Myself

March 23, 2018

The Power of Going It Alone: On Buying an Apartment By Myself

Buying an apartment is no easy feat, especially on your own. Here’s how one woman did it.

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.

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.

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.

#BetterThingsToDo with Actress Jessica Tuck

January 04, 2018

#BetterThingsToDo with Actress Jessica Tuck

Actress Jessica Tuck shares her #betterthingstodo than shop for workwear.

Sarah LaFleur on Sexual Harassment and Building a Generational Bridge

December 08, 2017

Sarah LaFleur on Sexual Harassment and Building a Generational Bridge

Our Co-founder and CEO shares her #MeToo story—and expresses hope for a more equal and accountable future.

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.

In Praise of the (Grown-up) Security Blanket

December 01, 2017

In Praise of the (Grown-up) Security Blanket

A great outfit isn’t the only thing that can give you comfort. We polled a few team members on the items they turn to when they need a boost.

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.

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.

Nonprofit CEO Torrie Dunlap on Inclusion, Service, and Finding a Cause That Speaks to You

November 08, 2017

Nonprofit CEO Torrie Dunlap on Inclusion, Service, and Finding a Cause That Speaks to You

We talked with the nonprofit CEO about her work with kids, how she discovered her purpose, and how to incorporate service into our busy lives.

When Will I Find My Purpose? For Each Generation, the Answer Is Different

November 01, 2017

When Will I Find My Purpose? For Each Generation, the Answer Is Different

Millennials want to find their calling now, now, now. For Gen X-ers and Boomers, it’s sometimes a different story.

Expectations vs. Reality: What “Going to Work” Is Really Like

October 19, 2017

Expectations vs. Reality: What “Going to Work” Is Really Like

This one goes out to everyone who ever picked up a parent’s briefcase and pretended to “go into the office” as a child.

Amanda Nguyen’s Menu for Self Care

October 11, 2017

Amanda Nguyen’s Menu for Self Care

Amanda Nguyen created the “menu” to manage stress while advocating for the civil rights of sexual assault survivors through her nonprofit, Rise.

My Unproductive Relationship With Productivity

October 05, 2017

My Unproductive Relationship With Productivity

On making peace with my to-do list.

When You’re Late to Your Own Party, Here’s What to Do

September 08, 2017

When You’re Late to Your Own Party, Here’s What to Do

How to feed a crowd in a pinch, from the MM team.

MM’s Guide to Fall: What We’re Reading, Seeing, and Doing This Season

September 01, 2017

MM’s Guide to Fall: What We’re Reading, Seeing, and Doing This Season

MM staffers share their picks for restaurants, books, music, podcasts, and more.

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