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  1. your next move
    ‘My Boss Calls Me ‘Sis’ And I Want Him To Stop’You need to tell him it’s offensive.
  2. how i get it done
    How Creative Director (and New Mom) Anna Polonsky Gets It Done“I only took a month of maternity leave, but in all honesty, I was back on email two weeks in.”
  3. how i get it done
    This Designer Has No Time for Mean Fashion Girls“I just want people to be kind and to feel cute in one of my sweaters or carrying one of my bags.”
  4. how i get it done
    How Retail Consultant and New Mom Julian Paik Gets It Done“There were definitely moments during leave where I was like, ‘I want to check my email,’ and I did.”
  5. how i get it done
    How Writer and New Mom Janell M. Hickman-Kirby Gets It Done“Motherhood has taught me that there’s no time like the present. None of that Oh, I’ll save that really nice body oil for a vacation.”
  6. how i get it done
    How Attorney L. Ashley Aull Gets It Done Her First Week Back From Parental Leave“I took less time than I could’ve because I felt pressure from my own ambition to return to work.”
  7. ask a boss
    When Should I Tell Potential Employers About My Disability?Since it’s not something they can legally take into consideration, wait until the offer stage.
  8. how i get it done
    How Peloton Instructor Ally Love Gets It DoneHer many jobs involve being a one-woman hype machine.
  9. how i get it done
    How Kith’s Chief Impact Officer (and New Mom) Sharifa Murdock Gets It Done“I make sure that I take care of myself because if I’m not good, then I can’t do anything else.”
  10. your next move
    ‘My Boss Is Making Me Work Two Jobs With No Additional Pay’If the extra work positions you for a promotion or gives you skills you can leverage to land a job elsewhere, it may be worth sticking it out.
  11. how i get it done
    How Tell Me Lies Author and Mom of Two Carola Lovering Gets It Done“This was a red-carpet moment, and I was like, ‘Can you please hold on? I need to finish pumping.’”
  12. workplaces
    Tom Sachs Promised a Fun CultThe sculptor likes to call his studio part of his art practice. Working there could often be scary.
  13. how i get it done
    How Writer and Comedian Jessi Klein Gets It Done“If you can even spend four hours attempting to write, you can punch in and punch out. You’ve tried.”
  14. how i get it done
    How Actor, Podcast Host, and Mom of Three Casey Wilson Gets It Done“With my third, there just is not the mental or emotional capacity to care as much. It feels quite freeing.”
  15. how i get it done
    How This Dior Executive Gets It Done With Two Kids Under Two“It’s hard — you have no more time for yourself, really. I feel like things are constantly on the edge of chaos.”
  16. ask a boss
    How to Answer ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ in a Job InterviewOnce you understand what your interviewer is looking for, this question gets much easier to approach.
  17. how i get it done
    Brand Founder Maureen Kelly on 23 Years of Tarte“We all have some form of imposter syndrome. I actively work to say to myself, Why shouldn’t it be me, at this age, with this amount of experience?
  18. how i get it done
    How Fashion Designer and Mom to a 2-Year-Old Mary Furtas Gets It Done“I’m just much more adult, calmer, and more diplomatic with people. You grow.”
  19. your next move
    ‘I’m Afraid I’ve Aged Out of My Line of Work’Yes, ageism can be a real issue in some industries, but don’t other yourself by fixating on differences between generations in the workplace.
  20. how i get it done
    How Ms. Pat Gets It DoneIt takes gas-station coffee, talent, Chick-fil-A, and a lot of cursing.
  21. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Be Honest in My Exit Interview?’Companies that truly want to hear employees’ input will solicit that input while you’re still working there, not once you’re walking out the door.
  22. how i get it done
    The Architect Using Design to Extend People’s LivesFor Kimberly Dowdell, the American Institute of Architects’ first Black woman president, the work is about more than making things look nice.
  23. how i get it done
    How Art Dealer Mariane Ibrahim Gets It DoneShe found that contemporary art didn’t represent her identity or worldview, so she took matters into her own hands.
  24. 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.
  25. how i get it done
    Misty Copeland Is Back in the StudioAnd preparing for her return to the stage since becoming a mother and authoring a memoir. Here, she shares how she gets it all done.
  26. how i get it done
    How Political Commentator Molly Jong-Fast Gets It Done“We’re a pretty sedentary bunch, but we do a lot of dog-walking. Also, I try to visit my mom once or twice a week depending on how guilty I feel.”
  27. ask a boss
    ‘I’m Sick of Having to Do My Incompetent Colleague’s Work’Talk to your manager. It sounds as if he might not realize how frustrated you are or how much it’s affecting your work or your hours.
  28. how i get it done
    How James Beard–Winning Chef, Writer, and TV Host Sophia Roe Gets It Done“I talk about the real things happening. It can’t all be cream puffs, you know?”
  29. your next move
    ‘How Do I Explain That I Was Forced Out of My Job?’Tell the truth, but don’t overshare.
  30. how i get it done
    How Moms Demand Action Founder Shannon Watts Gets It DoneThe activist looks back on ten years spent fighting to end gun violence, and ahead to what comes next after she steps down at the end of the year.
  31. ask a boss
    10 Impressive Questions to Ask in a Job InterviewTo show employers you’re exceptional and to find out if it’s the right job for you.
  32. how i get it done
    How Sundance Institute CEO Joana Vicente Survives the Film-Festival Circuit“You need a lot of stamina, but you are also energized just by the excitement.”
  33. your next move
    ‘Working As an Adjunct Isn’t Paying the Bills’Here’s how to punch up your résumé and work your contacts to find new opportunities.
  34. how i get it done
    Of Course Julia Cameron Still Does Her ‘Morning Pages’How the author of The Artist’s Way and the upcoming Write for Life gets it done.
  35. how i get it done
    How Amna Nawaz Gets It DonePBS NewsHour’s new co-anchor on managing her high-achieving career and the co-parent and village of people who make it possible.
  36. your next move
    ‘My Recruiter Is Driving Me Up a Wall’Do you really want that new job? You’ll need to show some flexibility and grace.
  37. how i get it done
    How a Nordstrom Fashion Executive Handles Holiday ShoppingIf anyone is equipped to get through the gifting season with ease and style, it’s Rickie De Sole.
  38. ask a boss
    43 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.
  39. how i get it done
    NARAL President Mini Timmaraju Doesn’t Do It AloneShe can fight for abortion rights thanks to a hands-on husband, a 15-year relationship with her therapist, and an all-star staff.
  40. your next move
    ‘I Left a Toxic Company. Should I Warn Other Employees?’As much as you may want to grab a sign and protest in front of HQ, this isn’t your fight.
  41. how i get it done
    How New York Times Parenting Columnist Jessica Grose Gets It Done“Raising the next generation is and should be a concern to everyone.”
  42. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Give My Boss a Holiday Gift?’All your questions about holiday gift-giving at work, answered.
  43. how i get it done
    Aurora James Is Too Busy For This InterviewThe Brother Vellies designer talks 80-hour workweeks, supporting Black entrepreneurs, and wearing Issey Miyake to the gym.
  44. your next move
    ‘I’m Tired of Dealing With Incompetent Co-workers’You need to communicate your boundaries — repeatedly.
  45. first person
    A Month in a Tuscan Villa Didn’t Fix My BurnoutIt’s easy to have perspective at the birthplace of the Renaissance. But what about when rent’s due?
  46. stop the hustle
    ‘She Said’ Is My Workaholic NightmareI wish journalism movies would stop glorifying hustle culture.
  47. how i get it done
    Queen Latifah Shares Her Secret to Staying Young“I want to be 90 years old, still feeling like I can connect to the youth.”
  48. parenting
    Day Care Is BrokenIt’s hard to escape the feeling that the current system is conspiring to push women out of the workforce.
  49. ask a boss
    ‘I’m Working Remotely, But My Company Won’t Let Me Move Out of State’When you’re already remote, it’s easy to think, What difference does it make whether I’m working ten miles away or across the country?
  50. how i get it done
    Phoebe Robinson Gets Past Writer’s Block With Help From BonoDo Not Disturb mode comes in handy too.
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