Announcing Our Vlog, Only in The Bullish Society

One more reason for feminist productivity badasses to join The Bullish Society – I’ve been vlogging weekly about topics from side hustles and multiple income streams to not letting your romantic partner fuck up your career (hell no!) How can you single-task? What can you do about inappropriate work questions? How do you find out if your side hustle idea is…

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I Want to See a Gender-Swapped Version of Every Movie. Literally Every One.

Spoiler alerts for numerous movies and TV shows, all more than a year old. In case you haven’t heard, Splash – the 1984 fantasy romantic comedy starring Tom Hanks as the man who falls in love with a mermaid Daryl Hannah – is being remade, with Channing Tatum as the mermaid. I like this. Channing Tatum maybe originally wasn’t exactly my type.…

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Bullish Q&A: Should I Step Up My Wardrobe to Succeed at Work?

BullishQ&A- Should I Step Up My Wardrobe at Work?

Hi Jen! My question is about the importance of office attire and appearance at work. I work at a company where the dress code is very casual. Most days I just wear jeans and sometimes dresses, but I don’t wear much makeup and usually put my hair in a bun. Recently, however, I was promoted to a more senior position and…

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Why Don’t Men Buy Women Books in Bookstores Instead of Drinks in Bars?

The Rebuttal to "Men should buy women books in bookstores instead" by Jen Dziura

I’ve been seeing this graphic going around social media for a year or so now: Cute, right? We like books. Adorable. It’s nice that the writer of this graphic changed “girls” to “people.” We like most things gender-neutral around here. We don’t really like the idea that anybody has to buy anybody anything. But I think this argument fundamentally misunderstands…

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October 15 Webinar – The Elder Stateswoman: Age with Power and Panache

Join us for a live webinar with Jennifer Dziura, one of our monthly series. This time? THE ELDER STATESWOMAN. We know #BullCon15 just happened, and we haven’t quite gotten around to all the news. But we wanted to make sure you knew about the webinar this Thursday. October’s webinar is about BECOMING AN ELDER STATESWOMAN / gentlewoman / catlady. Are…

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Bullish on The Muse: Actually, The Way Women Talk is Just Fine

You’ve probably seen (at least) some of the constant complaints that women just talk wrong, all the time. If so, you’re probably wondering what we’re doing that’s so terrible. Sometimes it’s vocal fry — talking in a low, “fried”-sounding voice. Oh, but do note that if we talk “normally”, without vocal fry, we are annoyingly high-pitched. Other times it’s saying…

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