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What Happens When You Age Out of the Cool Kids’ Club at Work

At my old job, I felt a pang of resentment when the group of recently hired 22-year-olds would post Snapchats of themselves hanging out and…

Every Work Email Is a Tiny ‘Fuck You’

Once upon a time, people had a go-to quip about unnecessary work meetings: “This could have been an email.” The meme became so deeply ingrained…

It’s Okay to Ask How Much Money Your Date Makes

First dates should feel like an easygoing, organic conversation, but advice on how to spark that flow ranges from interview-like (“do you have a dream…

Want to Win a Negotiation? Try a Family-Style Dinner (and These Other Offbeat Ways to Get What You Want)

In spite of how many articles pitch negotiation as something easy to learn and apply with just a few simple techniques, it never quite goes…