Careers :: Feminism :: Essays
Bullish Q&A: Freelance Rights, and How to Negotiate a Contract
About Those “Friends” Who Keep Trying to Sell You Goddamn Nail Wraps
I Worked for a Guy Like Mike Pence. It Was … As Expected.
Bullish Q&A: Want To Do ALL THE THINGS? Focus By Defining Your Endgame.
Bullish Q&A: Help! I’m About to Get Fired But I Want to Stay
#ICYMI Bullish: Three Career F*ckups I Made So You Don’t Have To
The Infuriating Truth About Why Some Women Project Their Problems on Other Women Who Are In Fact Living Their Lives Totally Functionally
I Want to See a Gender-Swapped Version of Every Movie. Literally Every One.
Bullish Q&A: On Moving Out of Support Roles, Coworkers with Terrible Politics, and Finally Getting Serious in Life
Bullish Q&A: How Can I Defend Feminist Ideas If I’m Terrible at Arguing?
Bullish Q&A: Should I Step Up My Wardrobe to Succeed at Work?
Advice Mega-Column, Part I: Side Hustles for Academics, Face-Blindness, Your “Friends” Who Keep Trying to Sell You Nail Wraps
Bullish Q&A: Stay Motivated When a Gentlewomanly Life Seems Far Away
Bullish Q&A: How Do I Get Bullish With My New Biz While My Partner Pays the Bills?
Bullish Q&A: How Should You Decide Whether to Have Kids? (And How to Tell Your Relatives to BACK THE F OFF)
Bullish Q&A: The Bullish Guide To A Quarter Life Crisis
Genderqueer in the Office? A Few Thoughts on Building a Career
Bullish Q&A: Is It Too Late To Bullishly Plan For A Baby?
Bullish Q&A: Should I Do My Own Taxes?
Bullish Q&A: How Do I Stay Motivated When I Feel Behind With Life?
Bullish Q&A: How to Get Bullish About Moving to a New City
Bullish Q&A: Pay Off Debt Bullishly
Bullish Q&A: I Keep Interviewing for Jobs I Don’t Really Want
New Books of Feminist Interest, by Friends of Bullish (and Thoughts on Moving to New York)
How to Be So “Productive” That You Hate Life and Everyone Hates You
Huge congrats to our ticket sweepstakes winner Natalie Fee! We did a quick Q&A with this badass bullicorn, here’s what she has to say: We’re excited to announce you as our winner this year! Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I currently work at Pekin Insurance in Pekin, IL (central Illinois, 3 hours south of Chicago) as…
As a high school student in Virginia Beach, I got called to the principal’s office a handful of times. Once, I skipped calculus to work on my college application in the library. Once, I complained that a school contest that was awarding prizes donated by local businesses was awarding a series of tanning sessions at a neighborhood tanning salon (I objected because of skin…
Happy Friday all! Here’s a roundup of some articles we’ve enjoyed this week. Work Is My Self Care by Anna North – New York Times As a white woman, I’m suspicious of an idleness that’s historically been both reserved for us — nonwhite women have been far less likely to be able to avoid working — and forced upon us by…
It’s been a month of glorious changes here at GetBullish. First, Jenny Palkowitsh joined us as Bullish’s first full-time employee. We had already been bursting at the seams in our old location – like, we could not walk because there were boxes of merchandise we did not have room to unpack – so I went looking for an affordable office/warehouse…
We love seeing women around the world using and loving their #ladybiz products from our shop! Here are some of our favorites. There’s a bit of a theme to my school supplies for tonight’s inaugural Women’s Badass Finance Group get together. I’m a little excited for it, if you can’t tell. Thanks for the stuff and the idea: @getbullish @hitchdied @carlyanneromeo @silent_tristero @morganehanner…
We’ve noticed that a lot of “life hacking” websites and resources are very dude-centric. Like, remember in 2014 when Apple launched its Health app to allow users to “monitor all of your metrics that you’re most interested in” – including electrodermal activity, blood alcohol content, and daily intake of chromium – and, you know, forgot to include periods? (Not all women have…
The following is cross-posted from inside The Bullish Society and was written by this month’s Expert-in-Residence, name redacted, an expert on rising through the corporate ranks. We kind of lost our shit around “Shoot for Machiavelli, and you’ll land somewhere around Seth Godin,” and decided to boost this to the blog in one of our rare guest posts. -Jen Raise your…
Spring is in the air, and we’re celebrating with new badass products that you’ll love. Plus, scroll all the way to the bottom for the discount code! Get 10% off our Spring Collection with the code: WELCOMESPRING
I’ve been reading a lot of your articles on starting small businesses and having multiple income streams. For example, I want to start a feminist jewelry line with a social techie twist over Christmas, while everyone is vegetating (also got that idea from one of your columns!) but..BUT how do I know if my time is better spent studying for…
As you all know, the 5th annual Bullish Conference is taking place in DC on November 2-5, 2017. Tickets go on sale on April 3rd, but in the meantime, we’re offering our bullicorns the chance to win a free ticket to BullCon17! Grand Prize: 1 Free All Access Pass to BullCon17 (airfare and hotel not included) Plus, 10 lucky winners will receive…