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- Fortune offered some thoughts on leather jackets replacing blazers in the boardroom. (Video autoplays.)
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- Fast Company detailed one woman’s experience with interviewing while pregnant (and showing).
- Fast Company also shared advice that five female executives wish they knew when they were in their 20s.
- Hungry Girl shared some office-friendly snacks.
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- Go Fug Yourself provided their take on the recent passing of Karl Lagerfeld.
- NPR reported how a doctor and a mechanical engineer are making childbirth safer.
- Your RBG Fix of the Week: Check out this L.A. Magazine article on an exhibit about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Skirball Cultural Center.
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Looking for suggestions for a small gift for my boss. She wrote my recommendations for graduate school, so I was planning to write her a sincere thank you note and give her a small gift. I haven’t seen her drink coffee or tea. I can’t drink wine for health reasons, so I feel like it’d be odd to give her something she knows I know nothing about. Looking to spend $20-25. Any suggestions very much appreciated!
A small box of local chocolate? I’m personally a fan of a bottle of champagne (like $10-20). If she doesn’t like it she can bring it her next dinner party…. I have also received nice olive oil and have appreciated that (if she doesn’t like sweets).
I had exactly the same thought. A box of locally made chocolates. It’s the right price point and easy for her to share with others or enjoy on her own. It really is the thought that counts.
Very late reply, but thank you both! I know she likes to cook, so I’ll go with the olive oil.
Thank you for mentioning that video autoplays, greatly appreciated!
Kat, I love the Hungry Girl article about healthy eating in the office and have kept Mini-BabyBels in my refrigerator ever since I went to GW, ages ago. They are small, but you can control your calorie intake by eating cheeze, and the small baby-bels keep you from cutting slice after slice of cheeze, like you do when you get a chunk from Whole Foods. I would LOVE it if I could get a different stronger kind of cheeze like Baby Bels b/c I like variety. This would be a great idea for someone in the HIVE interested in making cheeze commercially, Dad says, tho he told me NOT to eat any more cheeze b/c I am already overweight. FOOEY!