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Post Tagged 'Sheryl Sandberg'

‘Ban Bossy?’ Let’s Look At The ‘Research’

Remember the “Ban Bossy” campaign? Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook created the “Ban Bossy” campaign, recruiting a horde of celebrities, in order to make sure that girls didn’t feel put out by being called bossy in the 4th grade and thus ruining their entire lives. Continue Reading...

Is Being Bossy Bad?

The newest celeb campaign (after coming out against bullying, getting kids to eat their veggies and to go outside and play) is to stop women from being bossy. Actually, what they seem to want to do is ban the illusion of bossiness; that is, men are leaders and women are bossy. Continue Reading...

‘Motherhood Is Not a Job. It is a Joy’

Elsa Walsh and her daughter – Courtesy of Elsa Walsh In a recent piece for the Washington Post, Elsa Walsh offers some healthy reflections on motherhood and career, hitting at some of the key themes I pointed to in my recent post on family and vocation. Continue Reading...