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  1. 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.
  2. ask a boss
    ‘I Have Zero Motivation to Do My Job’Ultimately, it all comes down to who you want to be professionally.
  3. 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.”
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Is Insecure and Petty!’Even if she never turns on you, you still can’t trust her.
  7. how i get it done
    Hearst Chief Content Officer Kate Lewis Recommends Throwing Out Your To-Do List“I figure everything I can remember is what I really have to do, and everything else is kind of bullshit.”
  8. money talks
    Internet Fame Doesn’t Pay the BillsPhoebe Robinson from 2 Dope Queens on the difference between Portlandia and podcasting, when it comes to being paid.
  9. ask a boss
    How to Write an Out-of-Office MessageToo many people share too much information.
  10. how i get it done
    LGBT Center Director Glennda Testone Loves Her Two-Hour Commute“Now with the baby, it’s my time to re-charge and catch up.”
  11. ask a boss
    How to Shut Down Gossip at WorkIt helps to decide if the rumors are helpful or harmful.
  12. science of us
    Why Does Writing Suck?The highs of a writer’s life are high, and the lows are very, very low.
  13. ask a boss
    How to Ask for More Vacation TimeThis is (a) something people do, and (b) a request that’s often granted.
  14. how i get it done
    NPR Reporter Nina Totenberg Watches Billions After a Day at the Supreme Court“Everybody is such an odious character.”
  15. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Hadestown Director Rachel ChavkinThe Tony award-winning director on sexism, surrogacy and working with her friends.
  16. power
    Just Break Open the Establishment AlreadyJeffrey Goldberg and the language of well-meaning condescension.
  17. the bold type
    Who Is the Best Co-worker on The Bold Type?Surprise: It’s not Jane Sloan.
  18. power
    Madonna Says Harvey Weinstein ‘Crossed Lines’ With Her, TooShe told the New York Times that Weinstein was “incredibly sexually flirtatious”.
  19. ask a boss
    How to Answer ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ in a Job InterviewThere’s a simple way to approach this question.
  20. workplace discrimination
    Japanese Women Just Want to Be Able to Wear Comfortable Shoes to WorkWomen say they’re discriminated against for not wearing high heels to work — and they’re petitioning the government to do something.
  21. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Carine Roitfeld Would Like to Be a BrandThe French fashion editor on launching perfume, watching Netflix, and learning from Karl Lagerfeld.
  22. work
    How I Get It Done: Elizabeth GilbertThe memoirist and author of Eat Pray Love on taking multiple baths a day, dancing every morning, and writing her new book, City of Girls.
  23. ask a boss
    ‘I’m Allergic to the Birthday Cake My Co-workers Gave Me!’Food allergies at work are the worst.
  24. ask a boss
    ‘My Co-workers Won’t Stop Talking to Me in the Bathroom!’If you allow people to interrupt you, you’re teaching them that their behavior works.
  25. how i get it done
    WNYC’s Alison Stewart on How to Know If a New Job Is Right for You“Is making that change requiring you to change who you are as a person?”
  26. #metoo
    Men Continue to Miss the Point on Workplace Sexual HarassmentMore and more managers have decided the best way to prevent sexual harassment is avoiding women altogether.
  27. ask a boss
    ‘I Had a Great Job Interview — Why Haven’t I Heard Back?’It’s really impossible to tell from the outside what might be going on.
  28. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Melinda Gates Drinks Coffee Until 1 P.M.She has a new book, The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World.
  29. beginnings
    25 Famous Women on Their Career MilestonesAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and more discuss a single moment of success.
  30. ask a boss
    ‘Is My Co-worker Trying to Sabotage Me?’There’s only one good to way to disarm her.
  31. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Illustrator Lisa Hanawalt“Crying is a great stress release. It’s too bad that crying frightens everyone if you do it publicly.”
  32. cut opinion pages
    More Exclamation Points, Please!!!!!!Few things fill me with greater dread than receiving a message that just says: hi.
  33. work
    How I Get It Done: Amy Sherald on Life After Painting Michelle Obama“The one thing I’ve had to do is just let go of my Virgo-ness.”
  34. events
    How I Get It Done: A Live Event With the CutJoin us next week for a conversation with Jane Larkworthy, Carly Cushnie, and Tata Harper.
  35. ask a boss
    I’m Treated Like a Boss But I’m Not One!This is rarely the right thing for your career.
  36. piece of work
    9 Women on the Pettiest Insults They’ve Heard at Work“I was just a little surprised.”
  37. work
    How I Get It Done: Reformation Founder Yael AflaloOn harnessing human laziness in the service of sustainability.
  38. work
    The Playboy Club Reportedly Fired Half Its Bunnies Over ‘Bad’ ServiceAnd remaining Bunnies’ pay was slashed from $40 to $25 an hour, per a source.
  39. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Found Out I’m Job Hunting!’Will this be awkward? Yes, probably.
  40. the cut on tuesdays
    What Counts As Selling Out?On this week’s podcast, a conversation and a story.
  41. piece of work
    How Complaining Turns Co-workers Into FriendsOn that magical moment when you and a co-worker can sense that you’re about to get INTO IT.
  42. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Brené Brown, Research Professor at the University of HoustonOn “vulnerability hangovers,” swimming, and being an introvert.
  43. ask a boss
    Should I Tell My Boss Everyone’s Mad at Her?She’s following up with people too soon and too often.
  44. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Audrey Gelman, Co-Founder and CEO of The WingOn working while pregnant, color-coding her email, and washing dishes at The Wing.
  45. sports
    22-Year-Old Gymnast Opens Up About Her Career-Ending Fall“I thought I had just hyperextended my knees until I looked down and that wasn’t the case,” she said on TODAY.
  46. self control
    How to Save Money in 35 Easy WaysDo you really need that gym membership?
  47. work
    ‘Will I Get a Better Job If I Pretend I’m a Bad Assistant?’If your coffee tastes like sludge, you’re probably not going to be the default coffee-maker for long.
  48. ask polly
    ‘I’m Juggling School With Full-Time Work and I’m Miserable!’You feel guilty for sleeping eight hours or having sex? Dude.
  49. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Esther McGowan, Executive Director of Visual AIDSOn managing 30 events a year for an arts nonprofit.
  50. piece of work
    Does Your Office Suffer From Conference Room Aggression?Everything you need to know about the very specific outrage of a co-worker overstaying their time in YOUR conference room.
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