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Why I Won't Be Striking On March 8

Expect to see fewer women in the workplace on Wednesday. The Women’s March, the group that organized the January 21 protests, has called for a national boycott of “paid and unpaid labor.” Women who don’t strike are encouraged to wear red. Participants are told to avoid shopping, except for small …

Feminism

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Wharton Professor Describes 'The Worst Thing You Can Do' In Your Career

But he's aiming a bit higher than the standard business school fare; Stew helps students — and the rest of us — better manage the interaction of four domains: work, home, community, and the private self.<p>Here's a typical soundbite:<p>Stew argues that simply trying to achieve "work/life balance" is not …

Wharton School

Summer premiere dates: 'Big Brother,' 'True Blood,' and more return

Summer is here! Here’s the lowdown on when you can expect your favorite shows to return (or your soon-to-be favorite shows to premiere) this year. …

Why the Greek Yogurt Craze Should be a Wake-Up Call to Big Food

In 2005, Hamdi Ulukaya purchased a yogurt factory in upstate New York that had been shuttered by Kraft Foods. He wanted to use it to produce a line of strained, or “Greek,” yogurt called Chobani. If you’ve been in a grocery store lately, you probably know the rest — the brand caught on quickly. But …

15 Books To Spark Your Feminist Awakening

We asked women on BuzzFeed's editorial staff what book gave them their "a-ha!" feminist moment. A starter guide to your feminist reading collection, below.

The 8 Digital Trends That Will Change The Future Of Advertising

With all that's going on, it can sometimes be hard to keep track of new developments.<p>That's why we chose to shed some light on seven major trends we're following right now. We promise, they're definitely worth keeping an eye on.

Advertising

Meeting Etiquette 101: Fist Bumps, Going Topless, And Picking Up Tabs

Don’t forget these rules of thumb on how best to behave when faced with sticky business situations.<p>With networking technology like LinkedIn’s “Who’s Viewed Your Profile” feature at our fingertips, we sometimes forget the importance of face-to-face interactions. We stumble when it comes to business …

Etiquette

Winning as a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

The maid-of-honor was consoling the bride, desperately trying to keep her makeup from liquefying. The yacht was perfect, of course, and most of the bridesmaids were there as planned. So what was the problem? No pictures. The photographer was a no-show. Well, the bride would make sure that he never …

The Irresistible Power of Storytelling as a Strategic Business Tool

It’s not often that you hear Budweiser and Shakespeare mentioned in the same breath. But according to new research from Johns Hopkins University, the Bard’s deft application of storytelling techniques featured prominently in the beer company’s Super Bowl commercial.<p>In “Puppy Love,” a perfectly …

How to Deal with Unfamiliar Situations

Have you recently switched jobs or positions and wondered “What’s going on here?” Have you been given a new task or a new technology that’s completely unfamiliar? Are you working with people who come from different backgrounds and not really sure if you’re all on the same page? Dealing with …

The Best PR Advice You’ve Never Heard - from Facebook’s Head of Tech Communications

“Imagine you’re sitting across from a reporter at lunch. You’re telling them what you do, your story, why they should care about your product. You …

The Death of the Tagline

The death of the tagline may be overstating the situation, but there’s a growing school of thought that considers taglines as bygone marketing relics.<p>…

Marketing