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Baby Me

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Backup Mommy

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Help! Am I Being Underpaid?

Q, To ask or not ask? I have happily been working at a nonprofit for two years. I understand that my job doesn’t pay competitively with private companies, and I am OK with that. However, I am experienced in my field and am on track to be a manager in the next several years. Show More Summary

Chosen One

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Business Texting Kiss of Death

Yes, texting is convenient. Yes, we use texting with family and friends without a thought as to the time of day or whether it is okay. But don’t make the same mistake with your “business” texts. Texting day or night or on weekends is not something you do when it comes to your business relationships. Show More Summary

I Ink I Love You

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Help! I Think My Neighbor Is Listening to Me Masturbate.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers a few additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Neighbor with good ears: My wife and I have been married a very long time and are very happy. However, due to my job and the fact that we own our home in another part of the country, we are often temporarily separated from each other. Show More Summary

It’s Not Flattering Being Chicken Little

For business success in general on or off-line, how you are perceived when the #&$ hits the fan, gives those who do business with you a window into how you handle challenges and unexpected situations. Recently I had the pleasure of helping...Show More Summary

I Think She’s in Love

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Telltale Hurt

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Come to My Window Office

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Your Money for Pro-Life

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House of Pain

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How to Interpret an Email Properly

Karl Westwood over at TheBrainBoss.com shares with us some tips on how to interpret emails. Great advice! Enjoy! Email etiquette is often quite subjective because what some people consider inappropriate might be what other people consider appropriate. Show More Summary

Um, Good Luck?

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To Have or Have Not

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Help! I Can’t Get Enough Dear Prudence.

Q. Homophobic in-laws and my lesbian mother: I’ve been married to my husband for four years. Not only do I have a strong relationship with my in-laws, but they get along very well with my lesbian mother, her wife, and their child. It...Show More Summary

Let It Pee?

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The Green Stuff

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3 E-mail Attachment Considerations

Many do not realize the very important issues they need to consider before sending attachments via e-mail. A few simple considerations taken before clicking Send can make sure you are viewed as tech savvy and someone who will be pleasant to communicate with. Show More Summary

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