[MONDAYS ARE FINE] JUNE 4
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1. Only one month left of Q2! (Wait, what?) Sign up for CLASS OF 2018 now to get access to content from the whole quarter - from our recommended reading list to worksheets full of strategies on new ways to work. We've already covered making a plan for You, Inc. and Pitching and Proposals 101, and we've still got lots of budgeting + money info to come.
2. Meet Vogue UK's top 25 women shaping 2018, featuring my spectacular friend, Grace Ladoja (!!!).
3. A fascinating long read to ease you into Monday: This James Beard award-winning piece on Princess Pamela, the Southern foodie legend who fed the likes of Diana Ross and Gloria Steinem...and disappeared without a trace 19 years ago.
4. If your anxiety goes through the roof before a phone interview, these 10 tips will help you to manage the situation. (Tip #1: If you haven't done a phone interview in a while, call up an old boss or colleague beforehand to get into work mode.)
5. Delighted to see another inspiring friend, Shaniqwa Jarvis, given her rightful props in The New York Times. Despite her seriously impressive career credentials, Shaniqwa is still sometimes mistaken as an assistant on set - but she's not letting that hold her back. “I know what I want, and I don’t want to let people’s ignorance stop me from getting that," says Shaniqwa. Get her excellent self-titled book here.
NEW YORK CITY
Stop by Sincerely, Tommy on Saturday, June 9, to hear me speak at "Ideas Workshop" - a day of conversation and mentorship hosted by my girl Kai Avent-deLeon in collaboration with Microsoft Surface. Register here.
The Jewish Museum's Elsbeth Juda: Grit and Glamour exhibit, is all the evidence you'll need to consider the photographer a revolutionary. The collection captures the eccentricity of Britain in the 50s and 60s.
The Annenberg Space for Photography's Not An Ostrich: And Other Images From America’s Library show features over 500 images chosen by famed curator Anne Wilkes Tucker from the Library of Congress, including portraits of Yoko Ono, Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Taylor, and more.