Allana Akhtar

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The Investor Who Calls Herself a ‘Human Social Network’ Keeps Her Inbox Organized Through Triaging Email as It Comes In

by Allana Akhtar
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42% of US Employees Have Experienced or Seen Racism At Work. It’s the Latest Example of How Diversity Efforts Are Falling Short, Especially in America.

by Allana Akhtar
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The Days of Coffee-Grabbing Internships Are Over. Here’s How Fellows and Apprentices Are Changing the Way We Train Our Youngest Workers.

by Allana Akhtar
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How Turning Off Phone Notifications Helps the President of JetBlue’s VC Arm Avoid Multitasking and Get Things Done

by Allana Akhtar
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60 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up Everything We Do

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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A CEO Who Writes 9,200 Employee Birthday Cards a Year Explains the Value of Gratitude

by Allana Akhtar
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24 Signs You Have a Terrible Boss, and How to Stop Them From Crushing Your Happiness

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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24 Life Skills Every Functioning Adult Should Master Before Turning 30

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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7 Relationship Experts Reveal Their Favorite Questions to Avoid Awkward Small Talk on a First Date

by Allana Akhtar
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Your Friends Don’t Like Using Their Vacation Days to Celebrate Your Wedding

by Allana Akhtar
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8 Ways to Make Sure You Grow Happier as You Get Older

by Allana Akhtar
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AOC’s squad always has her back — and it shows the power of making friends at work

by Allana Akhtar
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10 Major Goals to Accomplish Before You’re 30

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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“Queer Eye” Star Karamo Brown Shares His Biggest Career Setback — and How He Turned Rejection into a Personal Win

by Allana Akhtar
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13 Simple Ways to Get Better at Small Talk

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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Your Vacation Is Stressing out Your Millennial Coworkers, and Social Media Is Only Making It Worse

by Allana Akhtar, Hillary Hoffower
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13 Changes You Should Make in Your 30s to Boost Your Health and Happiness

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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Your 30-step Plan for Getting the Promotion You Want and Deserve

by Allana Akhtar, Rachel Premack
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7 Emotionally Hard (But Necessary) Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Getting Serious

by Allana Akhtar, Shana Lebowitz
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How to Say ‘No’ to Your Boss Without Looking Lazy or Incompetent

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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What Your Email Inbox Reveals About Your Personality

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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19 Soft Skills Every Leader Needs to Be Successful

by Allana Akhtar
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Rihanna’s Simple Calendar Hack Is Her New Key to Work-Life Balance

by Allana Akhtar
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Steph Curry Says He Deals with High-Pressure Situations by Tensing All the Muscles in His Body and Then Releasing Them

by Allana Akhtar

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