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– If you’ve always wanted a freshly poached egg for lunch but couldn’t figure out how to swing it in your office: City | Life | Eats has a guest poster with handy instructions for poaching an egg using only a microwave.
YouLookFab has some thoughts on how to tell if an item looks dated.
WSJ’s The Juggle has an interesting post on what happens when ambition and reality collide.
Technolawyer has some interesting advice on how to make partner — it’s probably good advice for any leadership role, though.  Meanwhile, if you’ve ever considered getting a finance job in Asia, FINS has some guidelines for women.
Lifehacker offers some great advice on building your workday around focus.
MSNBC makes a strong case for why sitting all day is bad for “slowly killing you.”
– Finally, we heard tell of an amusing new site: Last Day E-mails.


  1. divaliscious11 :

    Wow… I so wish I could anonymously send that Technolawyer article to a few people I know!!!!

    Too many people think being technically good is enough…it really is only part of the job.

  2. Thanks so much for the shoutout – Alta’s poached egg idea was brilliant :)

  3. One more thing – I just updated my blog post to reflect that all photos were by Alta, the guest blogger with the brilliant poached egg idea.

  4. Jin Gordo :

    @TechnoLawyer How to make Partner

    Every lawyer knows that the best way to do that is to win insane tort cases like this and get a huge cut of the damage award for your firm: http://lawblog.legalmatch.com/2010/10/29/4-year-old-child-can-be-sued-for-negligence-in-bike-accident/

    • divaliscious11 :

      My guess is that you are not a lawyer, and as such, never took first year torts…. but alas I won’t feed the trolls…

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