by Coach Gabriela Mueller Mendoza - Coach Speaker Trainer True story. Two weeks ago, I’m at Zurich Airport, Gates A, direction
When I was younger, I assumed being tough on myself was the only way to remain on a steady path to "success." But I hadn't paused to define what success really meant to me.
Jennifer Senior's book All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood is a tonic to the realist school of childrearing, exploring the grind in the job along with the bliss. We're having no fun, and we are no fun, but we wouldn't do it any differently.
For any woman who has grappled with competing identities over the years, Spar's book is a refreshing acknowledgement of the impossible expectations women carry around with them, starting in adolescence and extending into old age.
That attention is probably inevitable, says Spar, but that's no reason for women to change up their style. "Yes, the media
I couldn't help but think about how these subtle yet ubiquitous messages are similar to the very thing that got Spar to think that achieving would be effortless.
How did you manage your children’s expectations? My husband and I tried to make sure there was one parent there. One of the
For more on The Third Metric, click here. Spar, who is no stranger to juggling a family and a demanding career, is encouraging
How did we get here, trapped into a very small corner by a movement that was supposed to free us? When did being good become being perfect? And, most importantly, where do we go from here?
Debora Spar, President of Barnard College, is working to reframe the feminism conversation. She joins Alyona to discuss the changing state of stay-at-home husbands.