Tagged: work

How to Be Better at Email in 2020

It’s a new year—and if you’re still dealing with an inbox full of emails from 2019, here are three tips to help you do email better in 2020. Read more… Read more

The Best ‘How I Work’ Interviews of 2019

This year in How I Work, we interviewed academics, comedians, politicians, activists, reporters, entrepreneurs, engineers, executives, authors, and artists, learning about their careers and their work habits. These are our favorites. Read more… Read...

How to Change Your Boss’s Mind

A lot of advice about persuasion assumes a relatively equal power dynamic. But sometimes you need to persuade someone higher up than you in a hierarchy: your boss, their boss, a project leader. For...

I’m Anil Dash, and This Is How I Work

Glitch wants to do for web apps what YouTube did for videos, Flickr and Imgur did for pictures, and Twitter did for bad opinions: make them easy to create, share, and embed, and give...

Hold a ‘Study Hall’ to Get Work Done

It’s not bad to spend some of your work time slacking off or recharging. But sometimes you need to buckle down and spend a couple of hours working without distractions. Here’s Lifehacker’s guide to...

How to Prioritize When Everything Is Important

Sure, it’s great to make a to-do list, but how do you prioritize the tasks—especially when everything seems like a priority? Instead of getting overwhelmed, you need to learn how to prioritize your priorities....

How to Decline a Job Offer Respectfully

Congratulations—after a long application and interview process, you got the job! Oh, but you don’t want or need it anymore. What do you do? What should you say? This is a tough situation, but...

Should You Opt Your Child Out of Homework?

Our kids have really long days. By sheer scheduling necessity, they’re often at school before we’re at work and they’re still there while we rush home to pick them up. Then they’ve got Girl...