The most popular article in the New York Times' Smarter Living newsletter last year was an interview with Millie Tran of the NYT Global team sharing advice on one of the most important questions we face during our lives: What am I going to do with my life? Tran explained that she had been sharin...
. “Ask for what you want.” This job advice is so rarely acted upon that it deserves endless repeating: “Tell people what you want, and then go out and get it,” said Eileen McDonnell, the CEO of Fortune 1000 insurance firm Penn Mutual. In a recent interview, McDonnell shared how surprised she...
Many of us think LinkedIn is the go-to site for career advice. And of course it’s a great place to network -- but it’s not always the sine qua non of professional guidance.  Sometimes wisdom can be captured in just a few short words. For those quick, convenient, but essential tips, Twitter (wit...