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I’m Author Roxane Gay, and This Is How I Work

Roxane Gay has published five books in the last seven years, all acclaimed, all incisively addressing social issues that define our society, like feminism, race, body image, racial and sexual violence, and the immigrant experience. Three—her essay collection Bad Feminist, her short story collection Difficult Women,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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I’m USA Today Network President Maribel Wadsworth, and This Is How I Work

Twenty-two years ago, Maribel Perez Wadsworth started at the Gannett-owned Rockford Register Star, covering Illinois agriculture. Now, as president of Gannett’s USA Today Network and Associate Publisher of USA Today, she oversees a long roster of local and national papers. Along the way, she’s worked as Gannett’s…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Determine If Your Colleague Is Being a Total Sleaze With The ‘Dazed & Confused’ Law

The hits keep coming: Yesterday Laura McGann, writing for Vox, published an account of the sexual-misconduct allegations against New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush. Thrush, who is 50 and an established, respected journalist, reportedly made passes at young female colleagues, passes that ranged “from unwanted groping…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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I’m NerdWallet Co-Founder Tim Chen, and This Is How I Work

Here at Lifehacker, we’re big fans of personal finance site NerdWallet, and its suite of tools like the Federal Tax Calculator, credit card matchmaker, and retirement calculator. We talked to Tim Chen, a former finance analyst who co-founded NerdWallet in 2009 and now oversees a team of 450, about how he works.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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I’m David Heinemeier Hansson, Basecamp CTO, and This Is How I Work

The culture of Basecamp, the small company behind top-shelf project management software, is famously productive and unfrazzled. David Heinemeier Hansson, aka DHH, is the developer behind Basecamp’s eponymous flagship product. He’s also the creator of Ruby on Rails, the framework underlying sites like Hulu, Airbnb,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Make Some Extra Cash Over the Holidays 

The stretch from November to January is so festive, so cheerful—and so expensive. There are the gifts for your family and friends, new outfits for dinners and parties, booze and food for your own shindigs, airfare or gas, holiday cards…the list goes on. In my house, at least, the late-January credit bills always…Read more… Continue […]

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I’m Comedian Nicole Drespel, and This Is How I Work

There are maybe ten things in the world that deserve the title “best-kept secret,” and one of them is comedian Nicole Drespel. A legendary improv coach and teacher at the Upright Citizens Brigade, Nicole has appeared in Broad City and 30 Rock and written for The Chris Gethard Show on Fusion (owned by Univision,…Read more… […]

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These Are the Things Restaurant Workers Wish You Knew

Recently, we asked people who worked in the food service industry if there were any insights about their job they wished restaurant patrons would know, and we got some great answers. Whether it’s about tipping, food orders, or how you should and shouldn’t treat the wait staff, these are the secrets to being a good…Read […]

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I’m Grubhub CTO Maria Belousova, and This Is How I Work

Since starting at Grubhub in 2014, Maria Belousova has served as VP of engineering, SVP of technology, and now as CTO, where she oversees Grubhub’s technical infrastructure and product vision. Previously she’s held tech leadership positions at Microsoft and Bluefly, and she founded the social media platform Davai. She…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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