Topic: Career

Bullish: Should You Act More Confident By Making Yourself Larger (Like a Blowfish)?

Bullish:  Should You Act More Confident By Making Yourself Larger (Like a Blowfish)?

I am really tired of business advice that, if followed precisely, allows women to attempt to compete to be second place at best. Let’s make our voices deeper! Let’s take up more space when we sit! Let’s clench our fists when we walk into a room, as though we’re ready for a fistfight! I have actual boxing experience (see Bullish Life: What I Learned From Being Captain of My College Debate and Boxing Teams at the Same Time), and I am not going to win any kind of fistfight, ever. This is a losing game. More »

Crowdsourcing: Are Rompers Acceptable To Wear To Work?

Crowdsourcing: Are Rompers Acceptable To Wear To Work?

As you may have guessed, I work in an office. I also live in New York which, in the summer, maintains approximately the same conditions as Hades’ “last resort” bathroom. It’s humid, disgusting and despite showering with a plethora of clean water and lovely products, I arrive every day to work looking like I’ve just stepped out of a Nelly video (except in hurr, I cannot take off all my clothes). More »