Doing The Most
in her shoes

What the Author of Pachinko Wears to Work

Min Jin Lee loves a finely tailored uniform.
  1. my biggest setback
    The Good Thing About Confessing Even Giant ScrewupsFigs co-founder Heather Hasson on the error that almost derailed her fledgling company.
  2. my two cents
    ‘Is It Worth Trying to Save Money When I Make So Little?’Focus on a savings habit instead of a savings goal.
  3. my biggest setback
    The Power of Owning Your FailureNetflix executive Bela Bajaria on rebounding from being fired — and talking about it publicly.
  4. ambition
    25 Famous Women on Their First Big BreakFrom Julia Child’s first cooking show to Rihanna’s audition for Jay-Z at Def Jam.
  5. ambition
    The Truth About Being a Woman in Sports BroadcastingA conversation with Malika Andrews, Jenny Taft, and Colleen Wolfe.
  6. culture
    How These The Sex Lives of College Girls Stars Helped Each Other Off ScreenSherri Shepherd and Alyah Chanelle Scott find inspiration in each other’s ambitions.
  7. day in the life
    It’s Fine to Cry in Meetings With Alana MayoThe president of Orion Pictures doesn’t mind a full day of Zooms, as long as she gets her morning walk with her dog and her midday solo time.
  8. watch party
    Did Black Swan Predict the Plight of the Modern Worker?A movie about a ballerina overworking (and consequently destroying) herself is a cautionary tale that’s never felt more relevant.
  9. post-pandemic life
    Losing My AmbitionAfter a career of making “strategic” moves, I’m embracing mediocrity.
  10. ambition
    Who Is the Girlboss Now?On TikTok, a reckoning with the millennial striver.
  11. my two cents
    How to Run Your Own Business Without Burning OutPatrice Washington on creating boundaries and taking Wednesdays off.
  12. my biggest setback
    A Leave of Absence Is Worth It in the Long RunTheresia Gouw, co-founder of Acrew Capital, on finding personal and professional growth after her divorce.
  13. dating
    My Ambition Turns Off More Men Than It AttractsMy dates claim to want an equal partner, but experience tells me the opposite.
  14. in her shoes
    What the Head of a Pasta Empire Wears to WorkChef Nancy Silverton covers up her Marni skirts with an apron.
  15. ask a boss
    ‘I Don’t Know How to Say ‘No’ at Work’You need to be less emotionally invested in doing a good job.
  16. parenting
    Exactly How Nannies Help Powerful Women Do It AllFrom scheduling FaceTimes while mom’s away to making sure dad isn’t stuck at home alone.
  17. doing the most
    It’s Never Too Late: 25 Famous Women on Starting Over in a New CareerAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Cardi B, Mindy Kaling, and more famous women on starting over in a new career.
  18. culture
    June Diane Raphael No Longer Jumps at Any Acting JobThe Grace and Frankie star on how her ambition has changed.
  19. culture
    Natasha Rothwell Is in Her Brené Brown Life StageInsert “Insecure growth GIF” here.
  20. watch party
    Love & Basketball Doesn’t Sacrifice Anything for the Happy EndingThe early-aughts romantic classic reminds us that we can be our own first love.
  21. my two cents
    6 Women on How They Raised Money to Start a Business“Asking a family friend if I can borrow money just isn’t a reality for me.”
  22. money
    What It Takes to Actually Retire by 30And is it even worth it?
  23. in her shoes
    What the Producer of Big Little Lies and The Undoing Wears to WorkBruna Papandrea is a Blundstone devotee.
  24. ambition
    25 Famous Women on Achieving Success Later in LifeAva DuVernay, Chloe Zhao, Toni Morrison and others discuss the benefits of being a late bloomer in their careers.