It’s clear that Gretchen Carlson is not going to take sexual harassment lightly, and you shouldn’t either. In a new interview with Good Housekeeping, the former Fox And Friends anchor opens up about her sexual harassment drama with Roger Ailes. … More
Here at TheGrindstone, we’re all about women in business, whether that be in traditional for-profit ventures or in the incredible world of non-profits. Pamela Barnes, the CEO and President of EngenderHealth, has experience in both. As the head of a large global organization focused on improving women’s health around the world, she knows a lot about being a woman in a leadership position, as well as mentorship and innovation. I spoke to Pamela about her inspiring job, including her career experience before taking her position as CEO, what her work life is like now, and the biggest challenges involved in running a company with employees who work, literally, all over the globe.
Here lies the perfect example of the dangers of digital addiction, a real problem apparently, and also a great addition to everyone’s favorite Alanis Morissette karaoke song. CIA Director David Petraeus has been criticized for his digital communication compulsion exemplified through rapid responses to all emails and social media messages sent his way – and his constant Googling of himself. More
Business Insider just released the jobs that most psychopaths call home. As clarification on the term, author Eric Barker says, “psychopath doesn’t just mean someone who cuts you up with a chainsaw — though the majority of people who do things like that are psychopaths….Psychopathy is a personality disorder that has been variously described as characterized by shallow emotions (in particular reduced fear), stress tolerance, lacking empathy, coldheartedness, lacking guilt, egocentricity, superficial char, manipulativeness, irresponsibility, impulsivity and antisocial behaviors such as parasitic lifestyle and criminality.” More
Last week, reports of Tony Blair’s no-payment policies for his company’s interns sparked serious controversy in the UK, especially since the former prime minister, known fondly as the Labour Prime, was the one who introduced the minimum wage for low paid earners in the first place. More
Ladies, slip on your wet suit and get ready to surf a billion-woman wave into the workplace worldwide. That’s right, it may not be a man’s world for much longer according to the latest survey from Booz & Company on women at work. It reports that up to 1 billion women are expected to enter the work force in the next ten years. Hang ten, people, it’s not all sand and sunshine. More
Your giant ad-filled fashion magazines have just taken on another use besides coffee table fixture and paper weight. In a MarketWatch.com article today by Paul B. Farrell, the stand-out trend of the 21st Century was announced, declaring what Beyonce has been singing all along: “Who run the world? Girls.” According to the post, the stock market has a new bull-bear indication, the “Women’s Fashion Mag Ads Indicator,” which means that an increase in fashion magazine ads shows the industry’s confidence in America’s stock market and economy if it’s spending big bucks on promotion. More
This year’s Kentucky Derby has been dubbed the ‘Year of the Women’ –even though there are no women jockeys and no fillies running in the actual race. In the wake of several historic wins for female jockeys, the equestrian world is hoping that more women will enter the still heavily male-dominated sport. More
Would you be willing to take your top off in freezing cold weather for justice? Members of the Ukrainian protest group FEMEN showed up at Davos this week to protest the oppression of the poor. Their slogan: “Our God is woman, our mission is protest, our weapons are bare breasts.”
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At the beginning of this month, Rick Santorum almost won the Iowa caucuses, and Michele Bachmann performed so poorly that she had to drop out of the race. I had assumed this was just a matter of fundraising, debate performances, likability, and all the other usual issues the contribute to electoral success. Little did I suspect it might be God’s will! But according to Santorum’s Iowa coalitions director, God wouldn’t have wanted Bachmann to win: “The question then comes, ‘Is it God’s highest desire, that is, his biblically expressed will, … to have a woman rule the institutions of the family, the church, and the state?’” Jamie Johnson wrote in an email.
For the first time in three decades, according to a front-page story by Catherine Rampell in the New York Times today, there are more young women in school than in the work force. Rampell compares it to the period right after World War II when soldiers poured into college thanks to the GI Bill. But this time, women are the beneficiary of the educational boom. More
Should the United States follow Europe in enacting mandatory quotas for appointing women to corporate boards? Forbes.com contributor Lisa Quast thinks so. But quotas aren’t a magic wand — profits are. Several European countries have passed laws recently that would require companies to boost more women into executive roles. As the Economist reported this summer, France is now requiring firms to set aside 40% of board seats for women, and Norway and Spain have similar laws on the books. More