Some of the best advice I’ve ever received was “Lower your bar.” At the time, I had just started a new job at a firm I had been targeting for several years. I was convinced that my coworkers were above average, that my management was strong and decisive, and that I was poised for a [...]
Take charge advice for work and play
Every Saturday night is date night with my SO. Lately, we’ve fallen into a rut where we don’t even leave the house–take out and maybe a rented movie. What else can we do?
–Sick of cold chinese food
Nothing beats a date night where you get [...]
Even if you are sports illiterate and watching baseball on T.V. sounds like punishment for something you did wrong in a prior life, there are some sports analogies that all working women should know to not get left out of the conversation at work. Below are a [...]
My dad rarely forwards chain e-mails. He did, however, forward this to me yesterday morning:
Alan Simpson, Senator from Wyoming , Co-Chair of Obama’s deficit commission, calls senior citizens the Greediest Generation as he compared ”Social Security” to a Milk Cow with 310 million teats. August, 2010. Here’s a response in a letter [...]
I am sick of movies marketed towards women. I am offended by the premise of most “romantic comedies” today. “Uptight career woman needs jerk/slacker/moron to learn what is important in life.” Or “desparate woman just wants to get married! Look at the crazy things she does!” I don’t [...]
We are --
We work hard; we play hard too.
And we drive our husbands crazy --
We can't all be trophy wives.