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What Do Dress Codes Say About Girls' Bodies? - Ms. Magazine Blog

“You’re not going out dressed like <i>that</i>!”<p>“What mother would let her child wear such a short skirt?”<p>Think about it: How often do we police girls’ …

Today, Just Be Average

Do you ever “back door brag” about being a perfectionist?<p>Unlike other obsessions and addictions, perfectionism is something a lot of people celebrate, believing it’s an asset. But true perfectionism can actually get in the way of productivity and happiness.<p>I recently interviewed David Burns, author …

You Can’t Be a Wimp—Make the Tough Calls

Photography: Jared Leeds<p>As one of the world’s preeminent advisers to CEOs and boards, Ram Charan has spent the past 35 years on the road, watching hundreds of executives deal with their toughest challenges. He regularly shares the insights from his experiences in speeches and the classroom and is …

While no nations have yet managed to bring about full equality between the sexes, women are making strides in closing the gender gap in societies around the world, especially in the political sphere. That's especially true in--no surprise--Nordic countries, where it is very cold, but otherwise things are very nice. That's according to the latest "Global Gender Gap Index," a country-by-country measurement the World Economic Forum has been producing since 2006: http://f-st.co/ibhEt6U

Empathetic Negotiation Saved My Company

Some years ago, one of our family’s trading companies was staring at ruin. We had ordered a large quantity of electrical fixtures from an Indian supplier for resale to our customers. Based on the supplier’s quotation we had offered a good price and had received plenty of orders. We reported this to …

The Best Playlist for a Long Run

Queue up these 15 songs and your run will be over before you know it<p>Aside from brunching over Bloody Marys, my other favorite thing about weekends is the fact that I get to go on a realllly long run. (Don’t worry, I go before brunch!) I live on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, right near Central …

9 Lessons From A 10-Time Startup Failure

<i>“Nine out of ten businesses fail; so I came up with a foolproof plan — create ten businesses.”</i>— Robert Kiyosaki<p>Well spoken by Kiyosaki.<p>But what’s it like to live through 10 failed startups and still come out with a 3 million dollar company?<p>Meet Kurt Theobald, Co-Founder and CEO of Classy Llama.<p>Yes …

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? And what does it mean for your career? http://f-st.co/uAAB3cX "Introverts (or those of us with introverted tendencies) tend to recharge by spending time alone. They lose energy from being around people for long periods of time, particularly large crowds. Extroverts, on the other hand, gain energy from other people. Extroverts actually find their energy is sapped when they spend too much time alone. They recharge by being social."