“I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.” — Madam C.J. Walker (If you don’t know who she is, you need to.)
Smoky Backrooms. How sexual harassment shapes politics in Washington — you must read “The Flirting Trap.”
Anything But. This not-so-basic black Mango satchel is the work bag you’ve been looking for. And it’s $59.
Feminism for Profit. Women’s rights are a hot commodity, literally. With NYFW taking a stand, The Fashion Law asks if they’re putting their money where their mouth is.
Before You Go, Go. The Bustle covers the 11 things you should never do right after waking up. Apparently, my affection for the snooze button is a crime. But we’re so good together…
Bonus Time. Why so many employers prefer giving one-time bonuses to raising salaries, and how it’s impacting the economy.
Like a Boss. Whether it’s the micromanager, the supervisor who’s too busy for you, or the slacker, The Cut covers nine types of bad bosses and how to work for them.
With Valentine’s Day coming up, it has me thinking about flowers. I’ve never particularly cared for roses. These dark burgundy peonies are more my speed. If you’re looking for something more unique, try protea. Want something inexpensive, chic, and long lasting? Try carnations, in a single color, in a short vase.