Career

Millennial women and ambition

I spoke at a Forte Foundation conference this past weekend to a group of female MBA students. This organization seeks to support women in business, and the young women in my audience certainly meant business. They had already figured out how to combine many aspects of life, employing strategies to succeed at work and school while also hitting the gym early in… read more »

Guest post: How to attract the right people to your life

Laura’s note: I’m taking a short vacation from blogging. During this time, I’m running a few guest posts and pieces from the archives. Today’s guest post by Dorie Clark originally ran at Forbes, and is reprinted here with permission from Clark. Please enjoy! I’ll be back to blogging this week.
by Dorie Clark
Earlier this ye… read more »

Guest post: Reinvent yourself — and get others to see your potential

Laura’s note: I’m taking a short vacation from blogging. During this time I’ll be running some guest posts and pieces from the archives. This guest post from my friend Dorie Clark originally ran at Forbes and is reprinted with permission from Clark. Please enjoy!
by Dorie Clark
Chris was starting to worry. For eight years, he’d been on… read more »

Dealing with a workaholic and her 100-hour work weeks

Laura’s note: I’m taking a short blogging vacation. During this time, I’m running some guest posts and pieces from the archives. A version of this piece originally ran in August, 2009. Please enjoy, and I’ll be back to blogging soon!
Most of us with full-time jobs don’t work nearly as much as we think we do. Very few people who clai… read more »

The ultimate man cave? A home office

Laura’s note: This piece originally ran at the Huffington Post for Father’s Day in 2010
It’s Father’s Day this week, which means stores are bracing for a run on neckties. Some luckier fathers, though, will receive gifts for that hot new room in any house: the Man Cave.
This is the space where a guy can relax and be himself. Usually, (a… read more »