In terms of how women present themselves, they need ”to be three times as good and ten times as confident” as men (quote from film director Hope Dickson Leach). Fail to do this and you won’t be perceived to be as likable as a man presenting the same idea and your message won’t get heard.
Do you have a new project or product that would be interesting to clients, customers, subscribers, or investors? An interview-whether via podcast or during a studio interview-is a great way to get the word out, but prepare yourself. You’re not saying “yes” to having a casual conversation. Good interviewers such as Terry Gross (Fresh Air)
When a woman seeks the top executive position in this country, she takes a huge risk. Every pundit and source of opposition will find ways to viciously mock and discredit her, down to the way she dresses, walks, cuts her hair, and laughs. Does the press ask whether Donald Trump is likable or trustworthy? I’m
Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump raised eyebrows when he ridiculed opponent Carly Fiorina’s face in an interview with Rolling Stone. “Look at that face. Would anyone vote for that?” he was quoted as saying. Trump later massaged the situation by maintaining he had not criticized her appearance, saying he was actually referring to her “persona.”
I’ll find out how well I manage stress when I face 400 people at the Girls Inc. “Celebrity Luncheon” on Thursday, October 30. Of course, I’d love to see you there! When I get up to deliver my speech, I’ll be inspired not only by the very visible women leaders of our day, but by girls
Consider the case of Texas Senator Wendy Davis as a barometer reflecting much of the country’s attitudes towards women. Davis is an outspoken feminist seeking to be Governor of Texas. Davis. She speaks her mind, takes a stand on issues beyond home and hearth, and is independent thinker. With a degree from Harvard Law, Davis
“I’m going to do this. I’m running for the US Senate.” Elizabeth Warren looks directly at the camera and tells us that she’s ready. She talks to us as if we’re old friends. She sounds like the voice of reason. The middle class has suffered enough and it’s time for a change. True, it sounds