Blog Posts in March, 2013

  • Does "Leaning in" mean not raising claims of discrimination or harassment?

    Yesterday I saw Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of “Lean in,” a book which has ignited a national conversation about gender issues speak about her book. Her speech was inspiring. It’s pretty clear that she has been hearing the feedback from women who say that her book doesn’t acknowledge the advantages she has over the average woman or the multitude of different goals each individual ...
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  • Book Smarts, Street Smarts . . . and Professionalism Smarts?

    We often find that a number of our clients, although intelligent and well-intentioned, end up in difficult predicaments at work due to a lapse in judgment or unprofessional behavior. Why do such smart individuals make these mistakes? Is professionalism something that should be taught in schools? According to the dismal findings of the 2013 Professionalism in the Workplace Study released by The ...
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  • International Women's Day

    I just attended a great event hosted by the Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women, The Women’s Bar Association of Illinois and the American Bar Association in celebration of International Women’s Day. International Women’s day is celebrated on March 8th each year in order to promote the equality of women. The event highlighted an important point – discrimination still exists. Many men and ...
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