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‘My Family Embarrassed Me At Work’: Four Cringe-Worthy True Stories

âMy Family Embarrassed Me At Workâ: Four Cringe-Worthy True Stories

Writing about Ivanka Trump and her super-embarrassing father this week got me thinking: Sophisticated, ambitious Ivanka can’t be the only person out there who’s been humiliated by a member of her family. So I asked around and gathered true stories from four people whose family members pulled major cringe-worthy stunts that embarrassed them on the job. Their stories made me laugh, cry, and want to call my mom to say, “At least you never made me try sell you a vacuum!”
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Ivanka Trump Is A Classy Businesswoman, So Why Is She Still Working For Her Buffoonish Father?

Ivanka Trump Is A Classy Businesswoman, So Why Is She Still Working For Her Buffoonish Father?

Earlier this year, Ivanka Trump unveiled a clothing line, which followed her line of shoes and jewelry. Carried at department stories including Nordstrom and Macy’s, the line included blazers, dress pants, and office-ready dresses. Now she’s expanding her fashion business with a brand-new deal that will have her offering suits, pajamas, lingerie, and jeans. Next stop: World domination. That is, if she can bring herself to sever professional ties with her race-baiting buffoon of a father, Donald Trump. More »

Ivanka Trump May Have Copied Derek Lam, But Is That Just Part Of Business?

Ivanka Trump May Have Copied Derek Lam, But Is That Just Part Of Business?

Ivanka Trump is being accused of ripping off designer Derek Lam. The high-end label says that the 30-year-old heiress ‘blatantly and intentionally copied’ its Ayami wedge, $780. It argues that by selling her similar-looking Cadie design at just $150 will affect its sales. Yes, imitation is the most sincere form of flattery but not if it cuts into sales. However, it can be argued that in the business world, the practice is par for the course, barring instances of patent or trademark infringement. More »

Don’t Come Back From Maternity Leave Until You’re Ready To Work

Don't Come Back From Maternity Leave Until You're Ready To Work

In early July a very pregnant Ivanka Trump told In Touch that she predicted she would be back to work quite soon after her daughter was born . “I have meetings on the calendar two weeks after my due date, but of course, I’ll have to get to know the baby’s needs first,” she said. Ivanka ended up staying pretty close to this schedule as she was back in the office eight days after giving birth to daughter Arabella. She tweeted “Ventured into the office for a few hours today, but raced home to see Arabella this evening,”Ivanka, 29, tweeted on July 25. “I’m already experiencing separation anxiety!” Some members of the press touted her as “superwoman” for going back to work this soon but do non-celebrity moguls get this kind of adoration when they come back from maternity leave before they are officially due back? More »

Father Knows Best: Women Approached Their Careers Tenaciously Because Of Dad

Father Knows Best: Women Approached Their Careers Tenaciously Because Of Dad

Fathers are a very important part of young women’s lives and their impact can affect how a woman approaches her career in her adult life. At the Intelligence Squared Debate held earlier this week called “Are Men Finished?” philosophy professor and feminist scholar Christina Hoff Sommers said when parents take their children to a playground and the child goes on the jungle gym it is the mother that usually says “Be careful!” and the father says, “How high can you climb?” It is that combination of nurturing and encouragement that help a child become well-rounded, but from the women we talked to it was their fathers pushing the “how far can you climb?” attitude that has helped them approach their careers with more tenacity. More »