There are certain things I just won’t do to make a dollar. I don’t even know what all those things are. I haven’t had to find out. But one thing, right now, that I utterly refuse to do is work for peanuts out of fear or insecurity. My professional and personal ethos simply will not … Continue reading Money, Confidence and Women Who Work
According to an online survey Deloitte Global conducted in February and March of more than 1,700 professionals, 65 percent believe their organization is improving representation of senior women thanks to flexible work programs, gender diversity targets and executive commitment.
But, while 80 percent of respondents believe ideas were welcomed in their organizations regardless of gender, 40 percent said they occasionally hold back their opinions to avoid being labelled bossy or appearing too assertive.
That’s sad, but it makes sense. To be a woman with an opinion is often synonymous with the bossy label. It’s almost like a woman can’t have an opinion without someone, male or female, qualifying it in some way. Continue reading “Women Will Hold Back Their Opinions To Avoid The “B” Word – Bossy #gender #bossy #diversity #inclusion #bias”