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Working for free and pulling all nighters were two stupid things I did during school that paid off later in my career.
Make a list, set a timer, turn off distractions, work more hours — and other tips for gettting work done when you’re under the gun.
Zinsser’s advice to write tight and bright hasn’t aged. Read more of my favorite tips from this widely-loved style manual.
If you’re self-employed, saying no to new projects can be hard. These tips from writer Kate Harold will make it easier.
Letters of introduction matter, though it could be months – or even years – before they pay off.