workplace equality

As evidenced by my recent lack of blogging, I’ve been really busy the past two months and unable to “do it all.” However I’ve been asked by se...

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Men Can’t Have It All Either

If I were Santa, I’d be making my list and checking it twice. And here are the gifts I would give: For Our Daughters: The gift of self-esteem an...

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If I Were Santa

While we wait for a Supreme Court decision on the Walmart v. Dukes class action suit, here are some other important court cases that impact working wo...

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Waiting for Walmart v. Dukes

Recently I attended an event for entrepreneurs looking to accelerate their businesses. The event was billed as an opportunity to hear from leaders abo...

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Invest in Mothers

Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, discusses why we have too few women leaders, at TED. It’s worth the watch. [hana-code-inse...

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Discuss Amongst Yourselves

  Here’s a round up of news from affecting women from around the web. Bayer faces gender discrimation lawsuit from six women who claim the ...

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News from Around the Web

Yesterday we wrote about research from Catalyst Inc. that shows progress has stalled as far as women achieving the highest level and highest paid posi...

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News from Around the Web

  An article in Time magazine yesterday, “Workplace Salaries: At Last, Women on Top,” suggests some interesting news on the gender wage g...

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Is there a Reverse Wage Gap?

I have recently found a new slew of articles supporting the popular idea that women are to blame –for everything. Politico ran an article earlier th...

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Are Women to Blame?

Dinosaurs are not extinct. They still roam the Earth – here in Boston. I know. I met one. Last week, looking for some business advice, I sought coun...

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Dinosaur Discovered in Boston

How the hell would I know? I’m not Chris Brogan. Pity he didn’t take a similar approach in his recent posts, “Learn What Women Want&...

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What Chris Brogan Wants

“She seems to be smart, impressive and honest — and in her willingness to suppress so much of her mind for the sake of her career, kind of dis...

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Is Elena Kagan a Careerist?

Last week in the New York Post, columnist Cindy Adams shared advice for victims of sexual harassment. “Deal with it.” Adams writes, “...

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Cindy Adams Gets it Wrong

Our family budget is tight this year.  Since I was only earning .77 cents for every dollar my all-male coworkers were making, I started my own busine...

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My Walmart Dilemma

I am reeling. Still. Yesterday morning my client asked me to work for free. The client runs a startup organization and I know money is always tight wh...

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Won’t Work for Free

Brava to the three Newsweek writers who take on gender discrimination at their own magazine. In the March 29 issue Jessica Bennett, Jesse Ellison and ...

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Newsweek takes on sexism

I was complaining to my father after learning a male coworker made more money than me despite the fact I was on the management team and my coworker wa...

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A Long Way from Equal

Yesterday I attended The Boston Club’s Corporate Salute honoring New England companies with two or more women directors on their boards. The Bos...

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A Corporate Fantasy

I did it! I set a goal and I achieved it. Seven weeks ago, I decided I was going to run a 7 mile road race. That same day I tripped, fell and badly br...

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Fear of Success or Failure?