Saturday, January 15, 2011

The Bitching Point

Meghan Casserly
Girl Friday
Jan. 14 2011 - 4:39 pm

When it comes to getting ahead at work, when does being assertive cross into hostile territory?
We’ve been told that nice girls don’t get the corner office.
We’ve been told that we need to fight harder than our male counterparts to get ahead, and that our supposed female attributes—helping, comforting, having emotions—are obstacles to overcome.
We’ve been told to be tough, act a little more like men, and to tone down the girly.

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