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
2017 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 … 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
Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In has been out for a few weeks now, and while I know readers have had a discussions here and there — as well as lots of discussion about the various articles about Lean In — I thought I’d add my own $.02 and give you guys a centralized place to discuss … Read More about Lean In: The Corporette Discussion
2020 Update: We still stand by this roundup of laughter, anxiety, and the overachieving chick — you may want to check out our more recent discussion (with recommendations!) on how to deal with anxiety through laughter. I’ve been thinking lately about how important laughter is — specifically, how important it is to have an honest-to-god … Read More about Laughter, Anxiety, and the Overachieving Chick
So here’s something that I’m curious about and thought we’d discuss… what magazines do you guys read on a regular basis? Do you feel like the Internet has changed the time you spend with a magazine — or is a hot bath or a long flight still not the same without your favorite pile of … Read More about Open Thread: Best Magazine Reads?
Reader S has a question about how to get the work she wants… I am a second year associate at a big New York firm. I am in the corporate team and we rotate through two specialty groups within corporate before choosing a specialty. For my first rotation I was assigned to something that I … Read More about How to Get the Work You Want