Business of Men

  • working with women

    Working with women the Myths

    At the risk of sounding like I am whining, I am tired of being called confrontational. When that word is thrown around it has a connotation that a person is intentionally antagonistic and makes unfair comments for the sake...

  • Feminine faces are seen as bad negotiators

    Our faces play a large part in how others perceive and deal with us on a daily basis. Right or wrong, people judge our faces in terms of whether we are trustworthy, pleasant, tough or soft. And a recent...

  • How to stop dumbing yourself down

    How to stop dumbing yourself down

    It is not uncommon to see men voicing their opinions and providing strong input in meetings, yet while they may do it aggressively, it is still considered professional. However, when a women does the same thing, the reaction is...

  • sexual harassment

    Managing sexual harassment strategically

    Sexual harassment in the workplace is unacceptable. Let’s be absolutely clear on that. But let’s also be just as clear that it’s a reality women have to face on a daily basis. It has always been hard for women...

  • women’s business

    Women’s business vs gender equality

    Emma Watson’s much-broadcast speech has revealed the polarizing differences between what is viewed as ‘women’s business’ and the effort for gender equality. I can see the issue in my own business life. My husband has been very supportive of...

  • sexual harassment

    Danger of being fired | Women more likely than men

    Having job security is a reassuring feeling but there is always a danger of being fired specifically for women. It brings a steady income, can make you feel safe and that you are able to provide for yourself and...

  • Women should not have a career

    Women should not have a career; Why some Men says that

    In the 34 years since the hit movie ‘9 to 5’ first screened, you’d think that attitudes towards working women would have changed. But why is it still some men think Women should not have a career? A new...

  • interview is not a date - party ideas

    An interview is not a date

    There are similarities between interviews and dates: you don’t know the other party well, and you want to make a good impression. But the common ground ends there. An interview however is not a date. While a date could...

  • Double standards - tall poppy Syndrome

    Double standards society men had enough

    A problem with a double standards society. Were men are not given enough credit for understanding that women want genuinely inclusive workplaces, where employees are valued as individuals and according to their contribution to the organisation. Many men recognise...

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