I have a young daughter and my message to her will always be that she can be whatever she wants to be. But I would be doing her a disservice, not to mention setting her up for failure, if I told her that she can "have it all."
Microaggressions are the negative assumptions we make about people that limit their humanity and value. As progressive as many workplaces are, we might be surprised that our everyday interactions are filled with microaggressions that undermine our self-worth and productivity.
Matt, when you asked this question, it was like a knife in the hearts of career-minded women everywhere, because so many of us feel like we have had to work harder than any man to get ahead -- if we can get ahead at all.
There are plenty of legitimate questions on which to press Ms. Barra; I have asked my fair share of them and will continue to. What Mr. Lauer asked had no place in modern discourse. It disrespects parents and professionals alike.
When Lauer asked the question about whether she can run a company and be a mother, why didn't she call him out on the biased nature of the question? Sadly, she missed a huge opportunity for herself and fellow female executives.
It is the light of the sun that brings Barbara Barrow to life. Intently, she watches the flakes fall from the sky. There are no rays today. It looks as though a baker is shaking powdered sugar over an ice-skating rink.
Life is getting more and not less complicated and for one good reason: there are way too many choices in our everyday entertainment lives.
Before heading out the door, I gave my wife a goodbye kiss. Rather than reciprocate, she recoiled. "Ouch. Would you please shave?"
"Meat is something we all understand, and, I might add, enjoy. No one has to shove it down our throats. We want to eat meat. This is exactly how our health care system should operate. Rare, medium rare, medium, well done. That kind of thing. Choices, Matt, choices."
Sexual wellness is not defined by how few wrinkles you have or how good you look in lingerie. A healthy sex life is characterized by confidence, security, emotional stability, the dynamics of a relationship and each individual's level of self-discovery.
What I think this Today Show exchange offers us though is the opportunity to talk about the lack of education for young people, as well as for adults around the potential for sexuality to continue pleasurably across the lifespan. Can we have that discussion now?
Paula Deen's Today Show damage control appearance was, in my opinion, not successful. As the interview wore on, her strategy was to assert her goodne...
It has been said that the most important characteristic of a TV star is likability. It's the old, "who would you rather have a beer with" argument.
When I was younger and a great deal more green behind the ears, a very successful and wise gentleman offered me this bit of advice. He said, "When the going gets tough, the tough get going!"
Today's pageants are a sanitized and sanctioned outgrowth of nineteenth-century carnival sideshows.
The Today show's biggest problem could have simply been that Good Morning America (GMA) lusted more fiercely after victory. That GMA was hungrier.