The Working Reading List: Your Dream Career, Work and Family, and How Your Brain Will Become a Computer Chip

by Rachel Yeomans | August 19th, 2011   

Happy Friday! We hope that your week is wrapping up well, and you’re gearing up for a fantastic weekend. Here is our weekly wrap-up and recap of what we’ve been reading on business and business fashion throughout the interwebs. We also share more reads each day through our Twitter feed and Facebook page, so if you’re hungry for more, you have even more places to check out! Have you read something you want included? Let us know in the comments or email it to rachel@theworkingwardrobe.com. Happy reading!

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Mary Portas the Queen of Shops Opens Her Own Fashion Store (The Telegraph): Mary Portas, Telegraph columnist and scourge of the failing shop, puts her money where her mouth is and launches a fashion line for the over-forties.

Is This Career of Your Dreams Unrealistic? (Careerealism): Do you have a dream career? Here are six tips to understanding when it is time to consider a career change that may seem “unrealistic.”

Editor’s Wishlist: Power Woman (The Office Stylist): Check out this work ensemble put together by The Office Stylist as part of her work wardrobe wish list.

Judge Says Companies Should Not Ignore Women’s “Work Family Trade-Offs” (The Grindstone): Federal Judge Loretta A. Preska of United States District Court in Manhattan dismissed claims recently that Bloomberg engaged in discrimination against pregnant women and new mothers returning from maternity leave. Read thoughts and reports on the subject in general.

How Your Brain Will Become a Computer Chip (The Huffington Post): Computers, like humans, can learn. But when Google tries to fill in your search box based only on a few keystrokes, or your iPhone predicts words as you type a text message, it’s only a narrow mimicry of what the human brain is capable.

Shake Off Morning Grogginess and Have a More Productive Work Day (Ms. Career Girl): Tips on how to get more energy in the morning so you have a more productive day at work!

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