Today I spoke at a Harvard School of Public Health event, on the topic…
For those who were in attendance (hi!), here are a few articles that expand on points from the talk.
Bullish: What I Wish I Had Known When I Was 18
Bullish: Social Class in the Office
Bullish: The Nerdy, Reflective Person’s Guide To Networking
Bullish: How to Network When You’d Really Rather Settle In With a Good Book
Bullish: Marketing Yourself Without Being an Asshole
Bullish: Using Your College Skills to Succeed After College
Bullish: Maybe Work-Life Balance Means You Should Work MORE
Rich People Just Care Less
How Wealth Reduces Compassion
Susan Cain on the Power of Introverts, Live-Illustrated by Molly Crabapple
Limbo: Blue-Collar Roots, White Collar Dreams
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I got asked a lot of good questions this evening, including:
How do I keep in touch with a mentor without being annoying?
How do I show professors that I’m interested in them and their work without it being obvious that I just want a recommendation?
How can women talk about their accomplishments without being considered a bitch?
How do you build your network and try to help people as they help you if you’re part of a group — such as African-Americans in the workplace — that is sometimes pitted against each other or reluctant to team up?
People keep telling me I’m too opinionated and I talk too fast and it turns people off. What do I have to do about it, or can I keep being a special angry unicorn? (This guy and I have a lot in common.)
It looks like I have a lot of new articles to write.