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Knowing good grammar is a social skill

My friend is staying at my apartment while he job hunts in Boston. My job hunts were always done in pajamas with a jeans-and-T-shirt interview finale. Micah is in sales and his hunt starts with a trip to a clothing store. While he hops in and out of dressing rooms becoming friends with everyone, I...

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Melissa’s wedding pictures! (And my commentary)

I did not cry at Melissa’s wedding because I cried when I met the guy. I knew right away that he was the one. He was way too sane and stable for Melissa to ever let go. So I let go of Melissa, right there, when I met him. I said some bossy things, like,...

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How to ask for help and not feel incompetent

The leasing company said they were waiting on a criminal background check. This was a good sign since it’s the only part of the rental approval process that I pass with flying colors. While we were apartment hunting, we rented a beach house priced to attract people who want to recreate Grey Gardens without the...

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Becoming Conscious of Unconscious Bias in the Multigenerational Workplace

Most of us tend to hang around with people who are “like us,” that is, who share commonalities in background, personality, interests, and yes, age. In the workplace, this can be problematic, as it can lead managers to jump to … [Read more...]

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The benefits of transparency are bigger than you can imagine, which is why transparency feels so hard

My son left. He’s in Boston now. My friend Lauren agreed to take care of him. “Until when?” I said. “Right now, just get him on the plane. He doesn’t have a cello and he doesn’t have a teacher and he just needs someone to help him. I can help him.” I want to believe...

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Five Ways Your Company Can Retain Millennial and Gen Z Employees

You’re probably already aware that millennials are currently the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. But while many companies have been focusing all their attention on building a millennial-friendly workplace, they may have overlooked the fact that Gen Z is … [Read more...]

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Introducing: My Patreon

I have been blown away by the comments on my last post. I am so appreciative of the kindness and support and all the ideas so many of you have shared. I asked myself: why am I so reluctant to do Patreon? Melissa has been telling me to do it for years. And now so many commenters...

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I’m too sad to write a title

When you tell your friends, in disbelief, about this post, you will say, “She’s liveblogging her nervous breakdown.” I am doing that. Because I don’t know what else to do. The problem with blogging while you are having a nervous breakdown is you can never work again. The problem with not blogging while you are...

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Are you there, Twitter? It’s me, Penelope.

I woke up on August 12th and my Twitter account was stolen. This is not a small account. I have 130,000 followers. Is it too optimistic to use the present tense? I’m not sure, because there is still a picture of a cat in the spot that should be me. I remember the early days...

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Five Things You Can Do Now to Get a Job at Graduation

Welcome back to school. I am sure you had a good summer, but now it is time to get back into the swing of things, catch up with friends and focus your attention on your studies. If this is your last year of studies, I want to let you in on a little secret. Your ...

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