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  1. doing the most
    It’s Never Too Late: 25 Famous Women on Starting Over in a New CareerVictoria Beckham, Janet Mock, Elizabeth Warren, and more famous women on starting over in a new career.
  2. doing the most
    This Utterly Pointless Game Soothes My EgoWhen all else fails, at least I can peel a tiny spinning fruit.
  3. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Keeps Guilt-Tripping Me for Leaving My Job!’You haven’t done anything wrong here.
  4. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Writer and Activist Naomi Klein“I feel a genuine terror about how little time we have. So I go hard.”
  5. ambition
    I Love to Win: 25 Famous Women on Being the BestMegan Rapinoe, Sally Field, Whoopi Goldberg on how good it feels to be at the top.
  6. doing the most
    ‘Turning 40 and Having Twins Made Me a Better Comedian’Actress Michelle Buteau on why she’s finally hitting her stride.
  7. ask a boss
    ‘Is It a Bad Idea to Work at the Same Company As My Boyfriend?’You have to commit to keeping any issues in the relationship out of the office.
  8. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Rent the Runway Co-founder Jenny FleissThe start-up veteran is a master multitasker.
  9. doing the most
    25 Famous Women on Making Tough ChoicesLena Waithe, Shonda Rhimes, Sonia Sotomayor, and other powerful women talk about laying down the law.
  10. doing the most
    Have I Run Out of Ambition?And how can I get it back?
  11. editor's letter
    Running the Blind Marathon of AdulthoodSmall interventions to cope with change.
  12. ask a boss
    How to Be a Good InterviewerYou need to know what qualifications you’re looking for, and how to assess them.
  13. doing the most
    How I Get It Done: Artist Marilyn MinterThe artist on jealousy, self-doubt, and ignoring criticism.
  14. ambition
    Who Does Donatella Versace Look Up To?Twenty-five famous women on the people who inspire them.
  15. q&a
    She Was a Brain Expert — Until She Lost Her MemoryHow neuroscientist Jill Bolte Taylor rebuilt her career after a health crisis.
  16. ask a boss
    ‘Is It Just Me, or Was This Job Interview Full of Red Flags?’The reality is that job hunting is aggravating.
  17. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Vanity Fair Editor-in-Chief Radhika JonesOn getting inspiration on the subway, needing eight hours of sleep a night, and her favorite Muji pens.
  18. ambition
    25 Famous Women on Achieving Success Later in LifeToni Morrison, Ina Garten, Vera Wang, and others discuss the benefits of being a late bloomer in their careers.
  19. doing the most
    What Makes Ambition Come and Go?I can’t generate ambition, but I can attract it.
  20. ask a boss
    ‘I’m My Boss’s Favorite, and It Sucks!’It’s not cool for your boss to complain to you about a co-worker.
  21. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Ty Haney, CEO of Outdoor VoicesThe 30-year-old CEO on chasing endorphins, exercising while pregnant, and learning to do one thing at a time.
  22. ambition
    25 Famous Women on How They Get Their Best IdeasTaylor Swift, Maya Angelou, and others give tips on staying productive.
  23. labor
    Yoga Teachers Are Unionizing to Heal the Wellness IndustryIn a historic first, YogaWorks teachers have come together to demand improved conditions across their entire industry.
  24. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Maya Rupert, Julián Castro’s Campaign ManagerMaya Rupert is a trailblazing campaign manager leading a trailblazing presidential campaign — with cats.
  25. ambition
    What’s the Difference Between Anxiety and Ambition?Or do I just want to be admired?
  26. ask a boss
    ‘I Keep Getting Rejected for Jobs I’m Perfect For!’There are lots of reasons why qualified candidates get turned down.
  27. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Uzo Aduba Calls Her Mom Every DayTalking to the actor about cooking as meditation, traveling to Antarctica, and her love of “garbage TV.”
  28. ambition
    25 Famous Women on Their First Big BreakFrom Julia Child’s TV debut to Charlize Theron’s unintentional audition.
  29. q&a
    Kara Swisher on Ambition, Bad Bosses, and Having a Baby at 56“A lot of people have told me, ‘You should be more humble.’ And I’m like, ‘Why?’”
  30. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Ananda Danielle Krettek, Founder of Google Empathy LabThe tech innovator on meditation, inventing her own job, and color coding her in-box according to stress level.
  31. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Wants to Change My Job, and I’m Not Happy About It!’It’s okay to push back, especially when you feel this strongly.
  32. experiments
    A Marxist Hack to Spice Up Any RelationshipGetting paid for chores is not just for kids.
  33. ask a boss
    ‘My Co-worker Keeps Fighting With Her Husband in Our Shared Office!’When you share work space, you have to be thoughtful about how your personal life affects others.
  34. how i get it done
    How the Most Powerful Woman in the New York State Senate Gets It DoneTalking to New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins about her unconventional path to politics.
  35. ask a boss
    How Much Severance Pay Am I Entitled To?Everything you need to know to negotiate the stressful world of severance pay.
  36. netflix and chill
    Woman Sued After Allegedly Binging ‘Astounding Hours’ of Friends at WorkSo no one told you life was gonna be this way.
  37. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: U.S. Representative Rashida TlaibThe congresswoman on being tweeted about by Donald Trump, bringing her son to work, and watching Game of Thrones.
  38. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Lectured Me About Arriving On Time and I’m Furious!’When you’re working overtime, it can be tone deaf for your employer to nickel and dime you about what time you’re getting in.
  39. ask a boss
    How to Give Constructive Criticism Without Making It AwkwardIf it’s done well, giving feedback at work doesn’t have to be unpleasant.
  40. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Astrologer Susan MillerThe astrologer on her love of Dunkin’ Donuts, ignoring emails, and why she doesn’t believe in weekends.
  41. ask a boss
    ‘I Feel Awful About Giving a Bad Performance Review!’If you’re doing your job well, sooner or later someone isn’t going to like you.
  42. how i get it done
    The SummerStage Director Who Always Worries About Rain“It does kind of feel like this is my party and I have to make sure everyone is taken care of.”
  43. ask a boss
    How to Answer ‘Why Are You Interested in This Position?’ in a Job InterviewThis is usually one of the first questions asked in an interview, and you shouldn’t wing your answer.
  44. how i get it done
    The 16-Year-Old Who Applied to 9 Law Schools and Got Into All of Them“I guess I’m weird, but I really like the LSAT. It was a fun test for me.”
  45. work
    Men Know It’s Better to Carry NothingThe trouble with “being prepared” and carrying the literal load of mopping up the world’s spills.
  46. ask a boss
    ‘I Have Zero Motivation to Do My Job’Ultimately, it all comes down to who you want to be professionally.
  47. how i get it done
    Friends Creator Marta Kauffman Hits Snooze Every Morning“My alarm goes off at 5 a.m. I tell it to shut up twice before I actually get out of bed.”
  48. ask a boss
    What to Do If You Were Just Laid OffThere are steps you can take to decrease the amount of time you’re likely to be out of work.
  49. how i get it done
    The Podcast Hosts Who Prefer the Daily Mail to CNNThe hosts of B*tch Sesh: A Real Housewives Breakdown try to keep up with as many reality shows as possible.
  50. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Is Insecure and Petty!’Even if she never turns on you, you still can’t trust her.
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