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We don't know about you, but the words "working" and "summer" in the same sentence go down about as smoothly as "Ryan Reynolds" and "off the market." From early July to late August, our desire to do anything other than take vacation days, plan BBQs, and Instagram pics of our toes in the pool overpowers most everything else.
Since plummeting productivity is a telltale sign of the summer doldrums reaching their peak, we sought out Washington's busiest power players to get their tips and tricks on beating the seasonal slump. From a tireless lobbyist to a busy mommy blogger, these inspiring Washingtonians do it all—and they don't let the late-summer blues put a damper on their work ethic. So, if you're in need of a major motivational boost, click through to discover some genius tips. No yawning allowed.
One of the most fun parts about
shaking up your style is discovering new perspectives. And, if you
already feel like you’ve spent a little too much time at your local boutique —
they know your denim size and your
full dating history — we’re here to bring you foreign inspiration, no plane
ticket nor vacation read
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