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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.
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Something magical happens on the weekends between the hours of sunrise and early afternoon. It's called brunch, and we all know it well. Bagels and pancakes and eggs Benedict mingle with mimosas and bloody Marys in what can only be described as a New York foodie's bliss.
And, while you may have your go-to restaurants read