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  • Bloomberg View discusses differences between male and female CEOs, taking into account professional backgrounds, past life experiences, and more.
  • New York magazine gives you a peek at the new Moynat collection of shoulder bags, totes, and more.
  • Sally at Already Pretty gives some helpful guidelines on pant-length and current trends, for heels and flats.
  • Typical corporate jobs are on the way out, says The Muse, and it’s time to get ready for the future of project-based careers. (Do you agree — is that the way things seem to be going?)
  • Forbes takes a look at a new collection of essays about lessons learned on the job Mistakes I Made At Work: 25 Influential Women Reflect on What They Got Out of Getting it Wrong. (Any mistakes you want to share?)
  • In the New York Post, author Farnoosh Torabi (When She Makes More: 10 Rules for Breadwinning Women) and other professional women talk about being the breadwinner in the household.
  • The Wall Street Journal’s At Work blog checks out LinkedUp!, a new online-dating app created by a 28-year-old former investment banker that uses data from LinkedIn to help people screen potential matches.
  • KurzweilAI discusses the findings of a UC Irvine study about factors contributing to greater longevity. (Here’s a bit of good news for many of us: “People who drank up to two drinks per day [had] a 10-15 percent reduced risk of death compared to non-drinkers.”)
  • The Public Library of Science’s Public Health Perspectives blog advises us to be skeptical regarding certain health warnings about the food we eat.
  • PopSugar Smart Living tells you the best ways to fly for less.

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Comments

  1. Everyone has a 100% risk of death, whether they drink or not.

    I know what they mean but this sort of phrasing of study results really makes my inner pedant gnash her teeth.

  2. Trying LinkedUp. Practically all of my single friends are on Tinder but I had been very hesitant. I’ll give LinkedUp a shot and if I like that style of “dating” maybe expand to Tinder.

  3. Thank you for the article in the New York Post about breadwinning wives, I enjoyed reading it. However, I made the mistake to read the comments below the article, too, and the stupidity (or is it jealousy? I can’t tell) displayed there is striking.

  4. Does Sally from Already Pretty have any actual fashion credentials? That post is alright, but the outfits she actually wears often have fit issues.

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