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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.
This couple met their freshman year of college. The way they described their first impressions? His: “Emily was energy in the room.” Hers: “Hey there, good lookin’, but no thanks.” After a first-date mishap (he planned a sweet outing to look at Christmas lights; she greeted him wearing sweatpants and no makeup), read
Back in 2005, brothers Tull and Josh Price founded menswear label FEIT (pronounced: feet) in response to a footwear market saturated with homogenized, synthetic goods and severe industrial waste. These days, the duo is introducing a much-anticipated women's collection to its repertoire.
Completely hand-sewn and using read