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Doing The Most

  1. in her shoes
    What the Author of Pachinko and Free Food for Millionaires Wears to WorkMin Jin Lee loves a finely tailored uniform.
  2. my biggest setback
    The Good Thing About Confessing Even Giant ScrewupsFigs co-founder Heather Hasson on the error that almost derailed her fledgling company.
  3. 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.
  4. my biggest setback
    The Power of Owning Your FailureNetflix executive Bela Bajaria on rebounding from being fired — and talking about it publicly.
  5. 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.
  6. ambition
    The Truth About Being a Woman in Sports BroadcastingA conversation with Malika Andrews, Jenny Taft, and Colleen Wolfe.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. post-pandemic life
    Losing My AmbitionAfter a career of making “strategic” moves, I’m embracing mediocrity.
  11. ambition
    Who Is the Girlboss Now?On TikTok, a reckoning with the millennial striver.
  12. my two cents
    How to Run Your Own Business Without Burning OutPatrice Washington on creating boundaries and taking Wednesdays off.
  13. 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.
  14. dating
    My Ambition Turns Off More Men Than It AttractsMy dates claim to want an equal partner, but experience tells me the opposite.
  15. in her shoes
    What the Head of a Pasta Empire Wears to WorkChef Nancy Silverton covers up her Marni skirts with an apron.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. culture
    June Diane Raphael No Longer Jumps at Any Acting JobThe Grace and Frankie star on how her ambition has changed.
  20. culture
    Natasha Rothwell Is in Her Brené Brown Life StageInsert “Insecure growth GIF” here.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.”
  23. money
    What It Takes to Actually Retire by 30And is it even worth it?
  24. in her shoes
    What the Producer of Big Little Lies and The Undoing Wears to WorkBruna Papandrea is a Blundstone devotee.
  25. 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.
  26. in her shoes
    What a Whiteboard-Wielding Congresswoman Wears to WorkRepresentative Katie Porter grills CEOs in the morning and meets constituents in the evening in — what else? — ballet flats.
  27. power
    5 Brave, Bold-faced Women Share Their Screen-Time Reports“But this was down 49 percent from the week before.”
  28. power
    Men Should Be Forced to Take Parental LeaveSome new fathers opt out of company-granted days off. In an excerpt from her new book, Pay Up, Reshma Saujani argues workplaces shouldn’t let them.
  29. how i get it done
    Lady Gaga’s Mom Is Making Kindness CoolHow Cynthia Germanotta, Lady Gaga’s mother and president of Born This Way Foundation, gets it done.
  30. career
    I Was Waiting for My Career to Feel Solid to Start My Life. Then I Lost My Job.On reimagining our 30s.
  31. watch party
    Where Is the Future That Baby Boom Promised?The Diane Keaton–starring ’80s film is depressingly hopeful about the (fantasy) future for working moms.
  32. power
    It’s Okay to Talk About (and Make, and Spend, and Invest) MoneyA conversation about all things cash with two prominent venture capitalists.
  33. my two cents
    ‘I’m Tired of Being Broke in L.A. Should I Move Back Home?’Your discomfort is a signal that you need to make a change, and that’s good!
  34. goals
    Lessons in Success From the Rich and FamousAfter years of crafting others’ success stories, one celebrity ghostwriter is ready to tell her own — by following their formula.
  35. watch party
    In Norma Rae It’s Worker Solidarity First, Ambition SecondThe 1979 Sally Field classic is even more relevant today, for better or worse.
  36. sober questioning
    ‘How Can I Make Connections at Work Without Raging at Office Happy Hour?’You don’t need hangovers to get ahead.
  37. self
    The High Point of My Career Came With a Physical BreakdownChloe Benjamin, author of The Immortalists, on prioritizing her body over her ambition.
  38. ambition
    25 Famous Women on Being the BestMegan Rapinoe, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, and Kamala Harris on how good it feels to win.
  39. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Tell My Boss I’m Looking For a New Job?’Don’t do it!
  40. my biggest setback
    Vulnerability Isn’t Weakness — Even When You’re on Bed RestFidji Simo, CEO of Instacart, on rebounding from a difficult Facebook Watch rollout and learning to lead from home when we still worked in the office.
  41. relationships
    I Approach Polyamory With the Same Drive I Do My WorkWithout apology and with lots of trial and error.
  42. how i get it done
    How Margaret Atwood Gets It DoneOn skipping lunch, writing in the cellar, and casting a wary eye on reviews.
  43. watch party
    Maybe Don’t Take Career Advice From Valley of the DollsThe campy classic offers women little more life advice than to “sparkle, sparkle.”
  44. self
    Reclaiming My Ambition From My ‘Job’ As a Military WifeI knew I was more than my husband’s rank — I’d just forgotten.
  45. my two cents
    ‘How Can I Get My Unemployed Husband to Do More Chores?’This is an exasperating problem, but he might not even be aware of it.
  46. career advice
    Turn ‘I’m Thinking of Going Freelance’ Into an Actual ThingSome advice from freelancers who did it during the pandemic and are making it work.
  47. career
    The Costs of Oversharing With Your BossSave the deep, dark secrets for a Zoom with your therapist, not your supervisor.
  48. self
    I Have Two Names, Professionally SpeakingOne associated with a career that hadn’t yet hit its stride, the other linked to a brood that was still hypothetical.
  49. ambition
    25 Famous Women on How They Get Their Best IdeasKacey Musgraves, Zadie Smith, and others give tips on staying productive.
  50. q+a
    Returning to the Life You Blew Up“I was almost addicted to power and ambition,” Atoosa Rubenstein says. “Nothing was enough — vacations to Bali and Capri, going to the Met Ball.”
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