What’s your favorite way to keep up with current events? Has it changed recently (such as when Facebook changed their “trending stories” to “trending topics”)? Have you adopted a new curated source that seems like a helpful one for you, like theSkimm or The Broadsheet, or have you rediscovered an older source (like the NYT or WSJ)? Readers had a … Read More about How Do You Keep Up with Current Events?
Is anyone else excited that summer is almost here? On the off chance anyone has some down time this summer, let’s discuss: which are the best books to read for fun? Which are the thrillers you couldn’t put down — the rom-coms that warmed your heart — the memoirs that made you laugh, cry, think? Which … Read More about Summer Reading Fun
Which are the best books for women to read before they begin their careers? Which business books have been essential to you in the middle of yours? Are there any articles or general blogs that are essential reading as well? Reader E recently asked about must-read business books for women: Been a regular reader for many years. … Read More about Must-Read Business Books for Women
2020 Update: We still think this is a great roundup of podcasts for working women — but if you’re looking for something a little more recent, here’s our latest discussion of the best podcasts for smart women. In the past we’ve talked about our favorite magazines as well as summer brain candy books, but we haven’t talked about … Read More about What Are Your Favorite Podcasts for Working Women?
A new MBA student has plenty on her plate: classes and projects, networking events, recruiting opportunities — not to mention the typical grad school challenges of making new friends and (for some) adjusting to a new city. Reader R wonders if we have any great tips for full-time MBA students, particularly female MBA students… Hi … Read More about Tips for Full-Time MBA Students
What are your favorite articles for working women? What has stayed with you, or shaped the way you think about your career? I always wish that I read more books, but if we’re being honest it’s mostly articles that stay with me. We round up some relevant ones every week and have had a big discussion … Read More about Great Articles for Working Women
Update: We still stand by this advice on how to become a better manager (and links have been updated below), but you may also want to check out our latest discussion on online women’s management training. How do you become a boss and a more effective leader — whether you’re new to management or you’ve supervised people for a while and want to … Read More about Becoming a Better Manager: Books and Online Resources
These are some of my favorite fashion movies of all time — what are yours?
Ladies, let’s discuss The Confidence Code. There’s the book, of course, and a lengthy excerpt appeared in The Atlantic a few weeks ago now. (Full disclosure: I have not yet had a chance to read the book yet, and suspect I won’t for a while. But the article is chock full of things to discuss … Read More about The Confidence Code: Let’s Discuss
Today we have a rare treat: a book excerpt from Kate White’s new book, I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This. Kate White’s been on my radar since my magazine junkie days — I vividly remember sneaking into the Family Circle library to read her older book, Why Good Girls Don’t Get Ahead…But Gutsy Girls Do, … Read More about How to Dazzle at a Meeting (Book Excerpt)
Which are the best books and blogs to read if you’re a woman MBA student? Reader M wonders… I love your blog and find all of the fashion and career advice incredibly helpful. You address a lot of corporate issues and a lot of legal and I was just wondering if you knew of any … Read More about Best Reading for MBA Students
2018 Update: We still think this was a fun conversation about the best personal finance books for newbies — but you may also want to check out our newest roundup of the best financial books for beginners. (If you’re just getting started on your personal finance journey, you may want to check out our “money roadmap” … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: The Best Books and Sites for Financial Advice For Newbies