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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

…a beautiful sunset, because they thought that beautiful sunset would make someone’s day better. It’s a powerful difference. You write about how the key to cultivating self-awareness is to get…

Coolhaus Founders: Ampersand Women Natasha Case & Freya Estreller

June 05, 2014

Coolhaus Founders: Ampersand Women Natasha Case & Freya Estreller

…of architecture academic training, and I just started to feel like there was a disconnect with public awareness and design. I have always been passionate about food and had experimented…

Art Within Reach: The Women Behind the Affordable Art Fair

September 09, 2017

Art Within Reach: The Women Behind the Affordable Art Fair

…top in domino with the Harlem skirt in black. ON SELF-AWARENESS Vanessa: I definitely had periods of being lost in my 20s. Whenever I feel like I’m stagnating, I like…

On Body Types and Self-Presentation: BAMM in Conversation

October 19, 2018

On Body Types and Self-Presentation: BAMM in Conversation

…body type, how their perspectives on dressing have evolved, and how they bring that awareness and insight to the work they do at MM.LaFleur. On Body Type On Self-Presentation…

5 Things No One Tells You When You Apply to Business School

December 20, 2015

5 Things No One Tells You When You Apply to Business School

…actual intelligence. How well you handle frustrating situations, your ability to relate to and connect with others, and your overall self-awareness will be put to the test just as often…

Practicing Gratitude: How Five Minutes a Day Made Me More Thankful

September 15, 2015

Practicing Gratitude: How Five Minutes a Day Made Me More Thankful

…benefit for me has been what I’ll call a “mindfulness feedback loop.” By putting more awareness on the small pleasures that brighten my day through writing, I’m more likely to…

What Happens When a Type-A Girl Takes on Meditation?

September 03, 2015

What Happens When a Type-A Girl Takes on Meditation?

I started experimenting with meditation for a litany of reasons, including everything from a doctor’s order to a desire to better handle stress. Upon discussing my experiment with…

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

…called “#FlipTheScript” that we released during Infertility Awareness Week this past April. What the video is meant to highlight is this phenomenon that I discovered, where the second that I…

How Women Really Say No at Work

April 21, 2016

How Women Really Say No at Work

…to. Being your own gatekeeper takes discipline and self-awareness. You can’t blow off an important phone call because you’d rather finish your sandwich, but you do need to eat; it’s…

How I Found My Uniform: The Novelist Edition

June 16, 2017

How I Found My Uniform: The Novelist Edition

…and self-awareness it requires, I’ve never been a uniform girl. Courtney wears the Rachel dress in black. That’s why, for my first-ever book tour in 2014, I crammed a checked…

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

…then raise awareness of those causes within the whole MM team. We believe that our unique perspective as black employees helps us to contribute new approaches to team and business…

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