Posts tagged Social Commentary
WOMEN ARE STRONG | The Issue with "Strong Women" Rhetoric

The rhetoric used in conversations of female strength often promotes the idea that there are some strong women, rather than promoting the truth that all women are strong. The language we use in our conversations is vital to creating the change we want to see. In this case, I want all women to be, and feel, empowered in their strength.

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How Creativity & Community Can Flourish With Chronic Illness

In this interview with Kait Masters we discuss how dealing with a chronic illness for 17 years has shaped Kait and her perspectives on work and life. Kait not only works a full time job with Honeybook & Rising Tide Society, but she also is a skilled watercolor painter and volunteers her time to advocate for other patients of chronic illness. Watch our conversation in this video!

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When You Make More Money Than Your Man

Women and their money is something everyone seems to have an opinion about. In this video, I’m addressing the crazy talk that exists in our society that tries to put limits on women’s financial success and confidence. This video will expose the lies for what they are, and speak truth into your capacity to make money and lead a healthy, loving life.

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Why Are Career Self-Help Books So Popular for Women?

Would you be surprised to learn that many of the female business books that are popular today are quite similar to those that were popular in the 60s? I sure was surprised when I learned that! From an academic perspective, the conversation around women and business has already evolved enough that there are different 'periods' to describe the differences.

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What Is Feminine Style Rhetoric and Why Is It Important?

'Feminine style' doesn't mean 'women do this'. It's broader than that. Feminine style indicates that the characteristic traits of the style are softer, group focused and collaborative. Rhetoric is the artform of communicating and persuading an audience. Rhetoric is the thought and planning about how information is structured and presented for optimal impact.

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Moving Past the 'Women's Leadership' Conversation

Anytime that there is a social issue; whether it has to do with gender issues, racial issues or disability issues, there is a group of people that is being disadvantaged that the issue revolves around. When this happens, it becomes a topic that we need to talk about. So to move past this conversation would mean it’s no longer a prevalent issue.

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