Topic: role-models

Lorde Calls Taylor Swift Out On Being A Bad Role Model For Girls, So Commence The Slow Clap Now

Lorde Calls Taylor Swift Out On Being A Bad Role Model For Girls, So Commence The Slow Clap Now

If you’re looking for a new person to worship this week, let me point you in the direction of the 16-year-old Lorde. The up-and-coming singer just threw some major shade in Taylor Swift’s direction and we can’t help but cheer her on. Partially because we have what one commenter deemed “a pathological hatred of the singer,” and partially because Lorde points out one of the biggest problems with Taylor Swift’s public persona — it’s bad for girls. More »

Incorrect Messages We Got From Television Shows

Incorrect Messages We Got From Television Shows

On the Sex and the City prequel post commenter Magda said, “Yes, lets totally expose younger people to the idea that being promiscuous will fix all your emotional problems/insecurity issues. Carrie Bradshaw is an amazing role model.”

That was sarcasm!

Also, Magda has a really good point. But it also made us think about some wildly incorrect messages we got from various television shows growing up. Like these! More »

How To Be A Productivity Zombie

How To Be A Productivity Zombie

After readingJen Dziura’s fantastic piece on Productivity Unicorns, (an improvement on productivity ninjas) I started thinking about legendary creatures that inspire our work personas. Those are all very well, but for sheer effectiveness in reaching their goals, I don’t think anything can beat a zombie. Obviously. Here’s why you should be channeling a zombie in all your day to day business interactions:
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We Have No Role Models?

We Have No Role Models?

“We have no rode models. All the gray-haired women we know are all those blue-haired ladies with spit curls Ilene Rosen, newswriter, WABC-TV” Now you have to laugh at that one. Thank heavens that’s all changing. Slowly, but it’s changing. … More »