Warren Buffett on Women, Power, and Change

There’s plenty of good stuff in this article along with plenty of eyebrow-raising in the comments about Buffett’s own policies and history of empowering women within his business leadership team, but either way, I particularly liked this quote: “Resistance among the powerful is natural when change clashes with their self-interest.” Read more here:¬†Warren Buffett is Read more about Warren Buffett on Women, Power, and Change[…]

What’s next? Will they trade orange for pink?

I’m kind of annoyed about the news that Home Depot is opening new stores aimed at women, but not nearly as annoyed as I am that they’re calling them “Her Depot.” I mean, seriously, wtf? I worked at Home Depot some 12 years ago. I was a head cashier and worked at the special services Read more about What’s next? Will they trade orange for pink?[…]

Question for women and other travelers

Am I being short-sighted not to see the point in the new women’s travel center AA.com just launched? I realize there are safety implications for women traveling alone, and I realize there are planning considerations for families, yes, OK. And yes, many times the vacation planner in the family is the woman, but I bet Read more about Question for women and other travelers[…]

Femininity and feminism, and a magazine called Skirt!

theogeo critiques a new magazine called Skirt! (yes, the banger is part of the title) with which she is obliquely associated: Tell me you’ve got a publication for strong, successful women and I’ll usually be all, “Okay, right on,” thinking we’ve got a political-minded, informative, thoughtful outlet on our hands. Tell me it’s called “Skirt!” Read more about Femininity and feminism, and a magazine called Skirt![…]