How to Survive the Office

Surviving the Office Is Just Like Middle School

Surviving the Office Is Just Like Middle School

As we grow older, it's hard not to giggle over the passing of time and the realization that most of us are just taller, grown-up versions of that little girl in tapered jeans who felt shy presenting in front of her class. Sure, our fashion sense, skin, self-confidence, and business savvy have improved over the years, but the major rules and coping tools for daily life are still very much the same.

I recently leafed through the Girls' Life Ultimate Guide to Surviving Middle School and flat out LOL'ed over the fact that the advice for today's preteens mirrors the career advice I share with friends. Maybe it's true what they say: the more things change, the more they stay the same. To see how, keep reading.


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