Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, writes a book and creates a program encouraging women in business to Lean In, to take risks, to move their careers by overcoming their own internalization of gender stereotypes that keep us down. Heavy press follows, and with it an (un)fair share of criticism. Jody Greenstone Miller, in the Wall [...]
Category Archives: Women at Work
Yesterday we highlighted Sheryl Sandberg’s feminist niche–creating women leaders to change the workplace. In reaction to the media blitz for her book, another point of view was heard from Wall Street Journal columnist and business entrepreneur, Jody Greenstone Miller, President of her own Business Talent Group. She believes that women need more of the right [...]
In the past month, three prominent and powerful super-achieving women have gone on record with their secrets for success. Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook put forward her Lean-In program designed to re-design a woman’s approach to her work. In rapid and critical response, Jodie Greenstone Miller offered her cure for what ails women—more time. And [...]
Almost 5 years and 453 posts ago, I started The Brodsky Blog. I was told I had to build an audience for “my book.” Since then I have written enough to fill a book, but it isn’t the book I started to write about–my experience suing two powerful organizations for gender discrimination and the fall [...]
Suspended Motion: Sculptures and Watercolors by Ellen Steinfeld
This coming Friday, February 8, 5:30-7:30 pm it’s happening at the Burchfield Penny Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY. Artist Ellen Steinfeld will exhibit her work–the first time they have ever had a single artist show. Ellen is an incredibly versatile artist; and this exhibit promises to show off [...]
Linked-In is a business networking site, the way face book is a social networking site. Frankly, I haven’t yet figured out how Linked-In works exactly. But somehow, I found myself in a group called Professional Women’s Network.
I am never quite sure if professional women includes women doctors. I was a member of the National Association [...]
Yesterday, in the Huff Po, Joanne Bamberger bemoans “the political cult of Mom” which she found not unexpected in Tampa but found pretty surprising in Charlotte. How open minded of her. She reports that Ann Romney, who never worked a day in her life raising 5 children while battling multiple sclerosis and supporting her husband’s [...]
Wise Women Can and Do Have It All. Professor Slaughter, You Missed the Boat on Feminism—You Had Too Much
The Atlantic Magazine’s feature article this month was hailed by some women as a long needed revelation, almost a soul bearing confession, one that freed them from the bondage of too many choices. This sensationalist account of [...]
I met Ellen Grant PhD at a Buffalo women’s function last summer. Her story is great, her information valuable. I think of how brave one has to be to become an entrepreneur like
Ellen. Hope you enjoy this guest post as much as I did. (Disclaimer: This is not an endorsement of the system [...]
Juxtapose: I woke up this morning and NPR did not even mention that today was Equal Pay Day–the day when US women finally have earned the same amount as men in 2011–they had to work 3.5 months longer to do it. WITH: Dancing with Gloria Steinem on Saturday night.
Last Saturday night the legendary [...]