Sheryl Sandberg and Beyonce -- with the help of some other famous girlfriends, of course -- recently released a video suggesting that the word "bossy" was female-specific and should be banned for degrading women.
But as we reflect on the one-year anniversary of Sandberg's novel "Lean In," some women are re-examining Beyonce and Sandburg's cause, arguing that "bossy" should perhaps be looked at with a new lens.
"What's important is the connotation and the message beneath it, if someone is calling someone 'bossy,'" said Caroline Cummings, VP of Business Development & Sales of Palo Alto Software, in an interview with HuffPost Live.
The problem lies in the intention of the person using the word, she explained.
"Whether they're a girl, a woman, or a man for that matter, why are they reacting in that way when that person is displaying leadership -- that's what the question is, not the label," she said.
Watch the full HuffPost Live segment below.