Mark: Honestly, Leslie, it’s going to be a long uphill battle. You are going to be super-annoyed with all the people who want you to fail. There is a sea of red tape, endless road blocks. So, yeah, I don’t know. I don’t know. Leslie: Screw it. I’m gonna try to do it anyway.* In all states of logic, I should not have gotten this project. There were far more qualified people, … [Read more...] about Leslie Knope is My Life Coach
There are times that I wish my life featured a movie montage -- usually during some daunting or impossible task. I can picture some amazing, upbeat and inspiring 80's pop song playing: clips of me doing some sort of work related to the project, friends showing up to help do something, there's that look of "oh no, I'm not sure we can do this" and then the chorus to the song … [Read more...] about 80s Movie Montages — "You’re The Best!"
It’s summer, and the long, hot days are probably making you crave something refreshing to unwind with once the sun finally goes down. Sometimes you want a beer in an ice cold bottle. Sometimes you want your drink on the rocks in a firm, short little glass. And sometimes you want to wrap your fingers around the stem of a long, tall martini glass and have something shiny and … [Read more...] about PopGurls Guide to Summer Girlie Drinks
Chick Lit. It's everywhere. It and its hordes of sassy, well-dressed late-20 to early 30-something heroines have taken the world by storm, redefined clichés, and spawned a predictable movie or two. All this while making real life 20/30-somethings feel like colossal losers for not finding their own happily ever afters. You want to cash in with -- but where to start? Once you've … [Read more...] about PopGurls Guide to Writing Chick Lit
If you have a career that at all requires you to work in an office building, chances are pretty good that you'll be required to share many of your spaces with co-workers. For instance, in my current office there is a big open area right outside my office door that houses hundreds of desks. There aren't cube walls or any other separating device. Everyone is just right out in the … [Read more...] about PopGurls Guide to Shared Workspace Etiquette