Category Archives: Reading

Say My Name (Correctly!)

My job responsibilities have grown, and I find myself in more Zoom calls with senior colleagues I’ve never met. A lot of people find my name hard to pronounce, so I make a point to introduce myself clearly when I … Continue reading

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Get More From Your Holiday

Take fewer pictures. That’s not to say you shouldn’t take photos, but if you find yourself pulling out your camera every 10 minutes, you might be missing out on what’s in front of you.  Be more spontaneous. Planning is helpful … Continue reading

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Payless

Shortly after being promoted, I discovered that one of the employees I manage makes significantly more than I do. “Jake” is not even an outstanding performer, yet his pay is 15 percent higher than mine. Because I’m managing a department … Continue reading

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‘I Can’t Believe You Heard Me’

Three days into my coronavirus hellscape: It was 2 a.m. My sweet, sleep-deprived husband dozed in the living room of our Brooklyn apartment while I writhed in pain in our bed. As my temperature crept past 102 degrees, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Whose Property Is it?

I love the Opt Ed section of the paper. I believe we all need to write at least one letter on something we’re passionate about in our lifetime. In saying that, I applaud this reader “In a ruling Friday, Judge … Continue reading

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