10/04/2013 12:42 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

The One Way Women Can Stress Less At Work

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Here's a new word for you: satisficing. At least it's new to me. And it may be a word midlife women need to become comfortable with to manage their careers and lower their stress.

Satisficing is an economics term that might best be translated as "a combination of cutting corners and settling for second best," writes Debora Spar, in her new bestseller, Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection.

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