Joining a nonprofit board allows you to lend a hand for a good cause, build your professional network, develop your skills, and even advance your career. But what is the best way to get on a board — and how should you evaluate board membership opportunities to determine whether a particular organization is the right one for you? We’ve … Read More about How to Get on a Board
2018 Update: While we still stand by these slow cooker recipes for busy women, you may also want to check out our most recent roundup of 5 all-day crockpot recipes (right alongside 5 super fast Instant Pot recipes!). When we were doing our roundup of posts to help with your resolutions, I realized it’s been too long since we … Read More about Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Women
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Curious how to learn a new language? Here are three different ways to go about it.
It’s the New Year, and I heard a lot of chatter among commenters about when they should be paying down debt vs. saving. It’s a huge question, and we’ve talked about some related things (like how to pay off huge student loans and live within your means), but we haven’t talked about when to save vs. when … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: Paying Down Debt vs. Saving
Here’s an office decor question we haven’t talked about in years: when are family pictures at the office “too much”? Weddings, babies, parents, friends — are they ever appropriate? Here’s a question from Reader E: I was wondering if you or your readers have any thoughts about office decorations. I am a new mom and … Read More about Family Pictures – at the Office
I’m sick right now (boooo), having caught my husband’s cold. We’ve talked a bit in the past about how to ward off colds, but I was thinking last night how much my colds in general really do seem to be milder and quicker than people around me. (Update: Don’t assume it’s just a cold, of course — take … Read More about Five Easy Ways to Get Over a Cold
I’ve noticed there’s a lot of talk about finances in the comments, so I thought I’d round up some of our Tales from the Wallet posts in case those are helpful. Then I thought, heck, why not just round up a few of our other posts that might be helpful on your resolutions. Whether your goal … Read More about Help With Your Resolutions
Do you find power in a simple one-word resolution? Kat ponders making “HUNGRY” her resolution from mental and physical perspectives.
How much vacation time have YOU taken this year?
If you have a personal blog that’s not work-related, should you keep your blog a secret at work? When does your company need to know? Reader K wonders… As a fellow lawyer, I followed your blog closely back in my NYC law firm days. I now have a more flexible legal position. (I often work remotely … Read More about Should You Keep Your Blog a Secret at Work?
What are some “best practices” you should follow when it’s time to quit? Reader T asks about how to give notice when you leave a job… We’ve discussed in the past about how to know if it is the right time to move on to a new job, how to interview while working, and how to transition files … Read More about How to Give Notice When You Leave a Job