Issue 95 — May 27, 2019 Twice on the same day last week, the heads of groups that work to advance women financially, socially, and in business bemoaned to me the lack of collaboration among women’s groups. Paradoxically, but not surprisingly, the individuals with whom I met in both instances were asking Take The Lead to participate in…

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Issue 90 — April 1, 2019 You know those “snowplow parents” — the ones who clear away impediments that might hamper their children’s success? They’re getting their comeuppance in the wake of the recently discovered college entrance cheating scheme that has snared celebrities like Felicity Hoffman and Lori Loughlin and revealed the corrupt ways parents of…

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Issue 87 — March 2, 2019 I noticed an interesting change during Michele Obama’s ubiquitous book tour. It perfectly spans both Black History Month and Women’s History Month. During her time in the White House, it annoyed me no end to see her doing things I perceived as making herself smaller. Labeling herself the “mom in chief” though she…

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The Pink Chair in the Grey Office — Why on Earth This Graphic? Issue 86 — February 25, 2019 Over 50 years ago, the late Congresswoman and presidential candidate Shirley Chisholm famously said, “If they won’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” This week, a hot pink chair with a pale pink pillow and for some…

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