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  1. career
    How Isabel Allende Gets It DoneAt 81, the acclaimed author says she’ll continue to write until she can’t anymore. “Who retires from art?”
  2. career
    How to Find a Job Long-DistanceThere are ways to improve your chances of getting a response when applying to jobs out of state.
  3. career
    How Political Activist Julie Chávez Rodríguez Gets It DoneThe Biden-Harris 2024 campaign manager is also the granddaughter of Cesar Chávez. She takes her family’s legacy of public service very seriously.
  4. career
    How Podcaster Karina Longworth Gets It DoneThe creator, producer, and host of You Must Remember This has different ambitions than she did when the podcast first launched. Notably: working less.
  5. career
    The Magazine Publisher Taking Meetings on the Tennis CourtHow Racquet founder Caitlin Thompson gets it done.
  6. career
    ‘I’m Sick of Covering for My Co-workers Who Have Kids’The problem: Your colleagues’ flexibility is coming at your expense rather than the company’s expense.
  7. ask a boss
    44 Gifts for Every Type of EmployeeWhen you’re the boss giving gifts to your team, you can find thoughtful things for each person without playing favorites.
  8. career
    How Nicole Berry, Executive Director of the Armory Show, Gets It DoneIncluding her airplane meditation practice: “No one can get to me when I’m up at 30,000 feet.”
  9. career
    How CEO Karen Harvey Gets It DoneHer advice? “Everybody should experience getting fired.”
  10. career
    How to Make a Résumé Interviewers Actually Want to ReadHiring managers spend about 20 seconds scanning a résumé. Here’s how to get their attention.
  11. career
    Sad Girls Club Founder Elyse Fox Can’t Afford to Get Overwhelmed“If we’re stressed out as a mental-health organization helping other people, then it’s counterproductive.”
  12. career
    How Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck Gets It DoneHer day starts with a deep tissue massage … but not for her.
  13. ask a boss
    10 Things You Need to Do Before You ResignYou’ve made the decision to quit your job. But before you resign, take these steps first to ensure an easy transition.
  14. how i get it done
    The Labor Nominee Making Sure Staffers Get Home for BedtimeJulie Su fights for workers as acting labor secretary and wants her own team to have a life outside the office.
  15. how i get it done
    How Beauty Editor Linda Wells Gets It DoneStarting with a morning of word games and possible trampolining.
  16. work
    Do You Suffer From Vacation Anxiety?Even those with unlimited PTO are afraid to take time off.
  17. ask a boss
    How to Write a Cover Letter That Will Get You a JobI’ve read thousands of cover letters in my career. Here are all the elements of an actually good one.
  18. how i get it done
    How the 26-Year-Old CEO of Aunt Flow Gets It Done“I like working, which I think is almost a controversial thing for a Gen-Z to say.”
  19. how i get it done
    How the Speaker of the New York City Council Gets It DoneAdrienne Adams’s family and faith keep her grounded as she navigates the pressures of being the second-most-powerful person in city government.
  20. ask a boss
    ‘I Just Found Out I’m Being Underpaid. Now What?’Even if you get a raise now, this is a company that’s much too comfortable paying you less than your work is worth.
  21. how i get it done
    How Author Gillian Flynn Gets It Done“I had two jobs forever. I was giving plasma at one point. Admittedly, I usually spent that money on beer.”
  22. how i get it done
    How Media Mogul Mo Abudu Gets It DoneShe’s been described as “Africa’s most successful woman,” “one of the most powerful women in global television,” and “the African Oprah.”
  23. ask a boss
    How to Ask for a RaiseBefore approaching your boss, here’s everything you should know.
  24. how i get it done
    Hayley Kiyoko Goes RogueThe singer-songwriter turned her viral “Girls Like Girls” music video into a bestselling YA novel through sheer force of will.
  25. how i get it done
    How Silverlens Gallerists Isa Lorenzo and Rachel Rillo Get It DonePartners in life and in business, they share two homes, two gallery spaces, and one dog named Chika.
  26. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Won’t Do Anything About My Slacker Co-worker’It can be liberating to acknowledge there’s nothing you can do to manage this problem.
  27. how i get it done
    How Samantha Irby Gets It DoneThe best-selling writer behind four hilarious essay collections and And Just Like That’s infamous kitchen scene waited 14 years to quit her day job.
  28. how i get it done
    How Willow Defebaugh, Editor-in-Chief of Atmos Magazine, Gets It DoneIt starts with not thinking of nature as “somewhere else” — even when you’re living in Brooklyn.
  29. ask a boss
    How to Write a Perfect Resignation LetterFor one, it’s not the place to air your grievances. For another, it shouldn’t be how your boss finds out you’re leaving.
  30. how i get it done
    The Coolest Job in New YorkHow Metrograph’s director of programming, curator Inge de Leeuw, gets it done.
  31. your next move
    ‘I’m Worried About Layoffs at My Company’There’s no sure way to avoid the chopping block, but you can position yourself strategically.
  32. how i get it done
    How Curator Jasmine Wahi Gets It DoneAs founder and co-director of arts nonprofit Project for Empty Space, she’s committed to supporting artists “beyond just lip service.”
  33. solidarity
    Good for These Unionized StrippersThe dancers of Star Garden Topless Dive Bar are negotiating a contract after 15 months of organizing.
  34. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Has Been Impossible to Work With Ever Since I Gave Notice’It’s almost a hallmark of poorly run companies that people are mistreated during their notice periods.
  35. first person
    I’m a TV Writer on Food StampsWhile writers like me struggle to make ends meet, Hollywood studios get rich off the content we create.
  36. how i get it done
    How Food Blogger, Restaurateur, and Mom of Two Molly Yeh Gets It Done“When the kids are napping, I’ll be like, Okay, I have an hour. I’m going to bang out a batch of blondies.
  37. your next move
    ‘I Had a Panic Attack at Work and I’m Embarrassed’While it’s easy to worry about what others are thinking, your energy is better spent determining what you need to manage your panic attacks.
  38. how i get it done
    How the Host of NPR’s All Things Considered Gets It DoneAilsa Chang on her late start in journalism, loathing mornings, and the unique challenges that come with live interviews.
  39. work
    How to Gracefully Decline a Job OfferIt’s completely okay for you to reject an employer, just as it’s normal for employers to turn down applicants.
  40. how i get it done
    Shay Mitchell Knows You’re Skeptical of Celebrity BrandsBut in a crowded DTC travel marketplace, Béis is set to surpass $200 million in profit.
  41. your next move
    ‘I’m Terrified of Making Even Tiny Mistakes at Work’While a certain level of work stress is normal, you need to ask for support if it’s affecting how you perform your job.
  42. how i get it done
    At 90 Years Old, Chita Rivera Is Still Living the Dancer’s LifeHow the Broadway legend gets it done.
  43. advice
    How Not to Make It Worse When a Co-worker Has a Mysterious IllnessSometimes the best thing you can do is provide some normalcy.
  44. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Interview for an Attractive Job If I Like My Current One?’If you’re intrigued by the opening and think it could be a good fit, it makes sense to take the interview and learn more.
  45. how i get it done
    How the Owner of the Los Angeles Lakers Gets It DoneAfter 40 years in the family business, Jeanie Buss is looking to conquer a new arena: women’s wrestling.
  46. first person
    Could I Still Be Ambitious Without My OCD?I quieted my anxious thoughts by working hard. That only made my disorder worse.
  47. your next move
    ‘I Have No Direction in My New Job’Don’t wait for guidance from your boss that may never arrive. Here’s how to develop an action plan.
  48. first person
    Going Hungry in the KitchenWhen it’s your job to feed everyone else, nobody ever suspects that you’re starving.
  49. first person
    It Doesn’t Matter How We BehaveIf the deck is stacked against Black women anyway, we might as well act how we want.
  50. how i get it done
    How Google’s Chief Sustainability Officer Gets It Done“I think about my daughter’s future … I’ve seen the climate models for 2100. They’re not good, and we need to take action now.”
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