Monthly Archives: March 2014

Complementing the Campaign to Banish the Term “Bossy”

Banning of the word “bossy” as it is often used to describe women who take charge is a goal set by Sheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In and a worthy one.  If nothing else, attention to the term and its … Continue reading

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Persuasion Often Relies on Habits of the Mind

That’s what my blog on Huffpo today is really about — habits of mind that we neglect to question.  We devote an insufficient amount of time educating ourselves and our children to recognize when we and they are being handed … Continue reading

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Crying at Work — The Topic That Keeps Coming Back

When you’ve been around for a while, especially studying communication and leadership, you know that the topic of crying at work isn’t about to go away any time soon.  It’s a form of emotional expression that worries women in particular … Continue reading

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