I don’t know about you, but I have been suffering from anxiety messing with this coronavirus. It’s not staying in the house that’s doing it, at least, not entirely. I’m always in the house anyway – I work from home. But being advised/required/forced to stay here is messing with my brain. Suddenly I have this … Continue reading First World Problems, aka Being Petty in the Midst of a Pandemic, and a Boring but Worthy List to Combat the Angst
I’m starting to think that money is indeed the root of all evil for two reasons. One, I had a conversation with a former chief diversity officer this week who left corporate America to start up his own firm. He still fields quite a few calls from companies looking to retain him, but get this: … Continue reading Kesha and the Root of All Evil
If you’re anything like me, you love to shop online. Seriously, I love it. The convenience, the variety, the free shipping, the uncertainty and high probability that I’ll be returning whatever I just bought, thus not have to pay for it at all – what’s not to like? I can easily lose an hour just … Continue reading 3 Things You Can Do Now to Curtail Your Online Shopping Habit
In the not too distant future, the $10 bill will bear a female face. This as yet unnamed woman will be the first one in more than a century to join a mélange of dead presidents and statesmen featured on American paper currency, according to Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew. Lew will solicit suggestions from … Continue reading America’s $10 Bill to Have Woman’s Face #gender #equality
I often wonder whether it was the rich or the poor who first gave money a bad name.
The rich would have reason to do so because, duh, they want to remain rich. Thus, poo pooing money would make it seem less enticing for those who might have the resources and/or the wherewithal to take it from them. The poor might deny money’s appeal because they don’t have it – a simple case of denying what you really want.
Of course, it’s all BS.
There’s a line I’ll never forget from cult 90s film classic Reality Bites where Winona Ryder very snidely says to Ethan Hawke, “Oh, but what’s money to an artist? To a philosopher? It’s just green-colored paper that floats in and out of his life like snow!” She was basically calling him an immature idiot, and I agree. People need money. Period. What you do with it and how you live with it, is something else. Continue reading “Ladies, Let’s Talk About Cash #payequity #diversity #money #gender #discrimination”