Weekly Roundup, January 1st

Welcome to 2016!

And here we go:

- For our Hamilton-related link, here is an article from the Wall Street Journal on the great work Philippa Soo, aka Eliza Hamilton, is doing with the orphanage started by her character.

- One of my mentors told me to stop using the word 'just' in emails - it's a clutch women often use to minimize their requests. And now there's an app for that! While I mentioned in a previous post that we should embrace our femininity in the workplace, these minor changes in communication can make a big impact.

- George Lucas continues to suck.

- One more 'Best of 2015' before we say goodbye to the year: Vulture has a list of John Oliver's best segments. Which is good - we need him until Trevor Noah steps up his game...