“I was brave enough to say it.” Maybe this is how we all want to see ourselves. But when Shelly Lazarus, Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather, said this at the finale of the Ogilvy’s Women’s Leadership Panels Friday morning, the courage and confidence she shared with the audience were tangible. She was sharing [...]
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Eight months ago, I gave birth to my third child, a baby girl named Caroline Olivia. After a wonderful five month maternity leave, it was time for me to go back to work and time for my husband and I to determine how we were going to manage three children and two careers.
After careful thought [...]
Every time I spar or roll (generally with men), I tell my opponent not to treat me like a girl. I can tell when you’re taking it easy on me, even in the slightest way. It could be the look in your eye, the half-second pause before you execute an arm bar, the [...]
Sometimes when I’m really feeling like giving my brain a vacation, I watch reality TV…
This is (was) my dirty little secret. But the REALITY of reality TV is how poorly women are portrayed across the board. The ‘famous’ moments include the RHNJ fist fight at the christening party or the mother who showed up [...]
If you’ve ever watched a season of ABC’s The Bachelor, you know you can always count on the following:
• Crying. It’s not The Bachelor without running mascara and unintelligible love-declaring sob-snorts for a man that’s dating lots of other women.
• Tons of alcohol. We have yet to see anyone eat, but these ladies are never without a triple [...]
For women, Valentine’s Day can be a day of expectation. Will he get me something? Will he make dinner reservations? Will he send flowers? Oh God, will my parents send flowers? As Ms. Revis pointed out in her article on the Teleflora commercial, I have also noticed the “give and you will receive” marketing campaign [...]