Everyday activities are often the best channel for networking, and a few small changes in how you approach these daily interactions can add value to your relationships.
Your wisdom will bring you all kinds of awesome solutions if you let it. It's just that if you're beating your head against the wall to find a solution, it helps to know that beating your head against the wall isn't a method that is known to bring brilliant solutions.
I left that sucker in the shower for my husband to see. The look on his face was priceless: "Did you just...?" "Oh, shoot. Did I leave that in there?" As I sashayed off to make breakfast.
I'd take that old snapshot out from the back of my mind and dust it off a little before peering closer. You were beautiful. You were behind the wheel I'd say to the photograph, before putting it back with a few others I'd saved.
When you read Jean Racine, the French dramatist of the 17th century, you have the same feeling when you first take in Homer in your hands, I mean the same awe and uneasy feeling to understand a majestic poetry.
If you're reading this, my guess is this has happened to you. You're about a minute and a half into your presentation when things start going wrong. Maybe just slightly, uncomfortably wrong or maybe horribly this-can't-be-really-happening wrong.
I'm not looking to look like Giselle. I'm looking to feel comfortable in my skin. I don't like to feel weighed down by unhealthy pounds. I am not looking to meet some arbitrary standards that are designed to sell us sh*t.
The goal is to create accessible, inclusive and representative governance structures that will help markets thrive, while strengthening the role and influence of women vendors.
Innovations and provocative ideas come and go. And some can truly disrupt the status quo. I'll talk with women building companies in a digital economy and forging a new entrepreneurial landscape.
Without sex, what you have is just friendship, and that's simply not enough to make a modern relationship last.
A few weeks went by with what some would say was conversation, but felt more to me like he was reading my soul. I felt like he had me all figured out, more than I had myself figured out. I remember being frustrated that he hadn't asked me for my number yet.
You see, in a song supposedly about "self-respect," there doesn't seem to be a whole lot of the female "self" at play here. The virtuous and beautiful girl that these boys are dreaming about is obviously hiding away her sense of self with her cleavage and upper thighs... because the female form is something to be ashamed of, right?
By many standards, this month was a win for feminism. Thanks to Beyoncé, feminism was center stage, quite literally, in the media. Alas, not everyone was as down with the f-word as Ms. Carter this month. For our sake, they provide us with a great basis of how not to do feminism.
Every year we celebrate Labor Day to recognize the contributions American workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country. And yet every year we fail to adequately recognize a vital segment of our workforce that has been a major part of that success story: Women.
Lots of discs have appeared in my box lately on which great women musicians take on tunes and songs stemming from the old-time tree. I thought I'd share my thoughts on some of those here.
Harlan and Jennifer, August 25, 2012 "Your naked body should only belong to those who fall in love with your naked soul." -- Charlie Chaplin in a le...