Friday, May 20, 2011

From downsized to self-employed

Here's my latest post on my Forbes blog PINK SLIPPED: "How I Went from Downsized to Self-employed in Four Months."
Oftentimes, I read other posts at ForbesWoman that stress the importance of sisterhood, that your innate female characteristics of nurturing and support will get you through the hard times, that acting like a man in the professional realm will be your great undoing.

I disagree. In fact, based on other articles I read, I began to gather that I was having trouble finding jobs initially because I was acting like a girl.
[Read it]