Rising Up or Stepping Down: A Woman’s Professional Dilemma I had a pretty interesting experience at work today. Now, for the sake of privacy, I try to stay away from discussing work-related matters online, and this is sort of borderline between work and personal life. Today, I was part of a roundtable discussion between all … Continue reading Brotopia by Emily Chang
In other words, the price of familial obligation As a prolific reader of any publication that contain the words “New York” I subscribe to a lot of newsletters from—you guessed it—the New York Times. One of them is called The Edit, a newsletter specifically for the “young” ones, written by recent college graduates about things … Continue reading What does success look like? (from the New York Times)
Have you ever read a book that is so powerful and so enlightening because it opened up your eyes to a world that you've never been in and have no understanding of? This feeling doesn't happen to me very often, but when it does...especially if it comes from a book, I am amazed because only … Continue reading Book Review: The Help by Kathryn Stockett
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Last week, I ran into someone I knew from an old job on the train. It was 7 o'clock in the morning. He was heading to work and so was I. This wouldn't have been any more common occurrence than riding the train itself, but every once in awhile I run into Paul. He and … Continue reading What I learned from four years in banking
This September marked the 10-year anniversary of the collapse of the Lehman Brothers, otherwise known as “the financial crisis of 2008” or “recession,” for short. Like many recent college graduates at the time, I was hopeful and excited at the prospect of having a career. I didn’t know exactly what I wanted to do, but … Continue reading The recession is over: it’s time to move on