Bullish Q&A: Want To Do ALL THE THINGS? Focus By Defining Your Endgame.

I’ve been reading a lot of your articles on starting small businesses and having multiple income streams. For example, I want to start a feminist jewelry line with a social techie twist over Christmas, while everyone is vegetating (also got that idea from one of your columns!) but..BUT how do I know if my time is better spent studying for…

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Bullish Q&A: Help! I’m About to Get Fired But I Want to Stay

Dear Jen, I work for a giant tech company that makes – for anonymity’s sake, let’s say – spinning Jennies. I fucking love spinning Jennies. My friends are sick of me talking about them. I want to get all up in spinning Jennies, and my company is currently the only place to work on them. A recruiter dropped me in…

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Bullish Q&A: Terrible Clients and Their Terrible Behavior

I have this great freelance client – but his girlfriend is another story. She doesn’t work for his firm, but she likes to give lots of unsolicited advice that actually isn’t good advice. She recently messaged me a really rambling complaint, late at night, about how I’m doing things with my client’s business, and instead of getting into it with…

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Bullish Q&A: Should I Step Up My Wardrobe to Succeed at Work?

Hi Jen! My question is about the importance of office attire and appearance at work. I work at a company where the dress code is very casual. Most days I just wear jeans and sometimes dresses, but I don’t wear much makeup and usually put my hair in a bun. Recently, however, I was promoted to a more senior position and…

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Bullish Q&A: Stay Motivated When a Gentlewomanly Life Seems Far Away

I discovered Bullish as an underpaid, bored Administrative Assistant. I realized I needed to change things but I was stuck in an idleness trap. Bullish entered my life just when I needed it. Now I’m in the process of applying to graduate school and I’m feeling all kinds of warm fuzzy excited feelings. But grad school is a long process…

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Bullish Q&A: The Bullish Guide To A Quarter Life Crisis

Hey Jen, Any tips for a quarter life crisis?   Oh yes. First, curl up with a blanket – or park yourself at a swanky hotel bar – and read some pretty, glossy magazines for older women. I wrote something about O Magazine here: O Magazine Can Make You Feel Awesome About Turning 55 In 20 – 30 Years. More…

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