Morning Reads for Tuesday, September 17

…and some art, since I’m writing these on September 16.

Sixteenth of September, 1956 - Rene Magritte
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DrMonicaHenson
DrMonicaHenson

Fascinating article on female executives and grooming expectations. I have long been a proponent of following one’s individuality within reason. I decided when I first started teaching in 1985 that I would be a wearer of flats. Still am, most of the time. I am also an aficionado of pretty, feminine dresses, much more so than suits. Unless somebody needs firin’ or there’s a major negotiation to be done with a vendor. I attended an excellent training in Boston a few years ago for females on developing executive presence. I was amused at the fashion, hair, and makeup advice. Dark… Read more »

Will Durant
Will Durant

I spent more than 40 years in the business world, working for everything from small entrepreneurial companies to government to multinationals and witnessed the entire spectrum of women in the workforce. From a mother of three who was the best manager I ever had but hit IBM’s glass ceiling that was very evident in the eighties to an “executive vice president” without qualifications other than being the mistress of the president. While I am sure that dressing for success has more bearing on females it is also a male thing as well for those seeking the top rung of the… Read more »

John Vestal
John Vestal

Oyez! Oyez! SCOTUS issued its arguments calendar for December today, and the OCGA copyright case, Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org , will be heard on December 2.