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Bullish Q&A: How Do I Get Bullish With My New Biz While My Partner Pays the Bills?
Bullish on DailyWorth…3 Reasons You’re Always Late—And How to Fix Them
Bullish Q&A: Is a Franchise a Good Way to Start a Business?
Bullish Q&A: I Keep Interviewing for Jobs I Don’t Really Want
Bullish Q&A: How Do I Stay Bullish If I Need a Lot of Sleep?
Bullish on DailyWorth…How to Handle a Bad Boss
Bullish Q&A: How Do You Get Motivated for a Huge, Unimaginable Life Change? (Like Graduation)
Bullish Q&A: What to Do About Your Racist Family
Bullish Q&A: The Bullish Guide To A Quarter Life Crisis
Advice Mega-Column, Part II: Giant Student Loans, Mean Girl Friends, Whitepapers, Career Changes, and Minimum Viable Products
Bullish Q&A: Volunteering vs. Side Hustles
Bullish Q&A: Stay Motivated When a Gentlewomanly Life Seems Far Away
Bullish Q&A: What to Do When Your Internship is Probably Illegal?
Bullish: Why More Socialism Would Help 51% Of The Population Create More Jobs
Bullish Q&A: How Do I Determine How Much I Can Charge For My Expertise?
Bullish Q&A: How to Negotiate a Noncompete Agreement
Bullish Q&A: Win the Game That Excites You – On Matching Your Life to Your Strengths
Bullish Q&A: Help! I Didn’t Go to a “Good” School
Why Feminist Companies are “Failing” – Bullish on LinkedIn Pulse
On DailyWorth: How to Get Credit for Your Work
Bullish Q&A: How To Naturally (And Comfortably!) Talk About Money
Bullish Q&A: I Like My Job — Do I Really Need a Side Gig?
Why Don’t Men Buy Women Books in Bookstores Instead of Drinks in Bars?
Bullish on The Muse…6 Ways to Shut Down Sexist Comments at Work
I once put up an ad on Craigslist for a personal assistant. I’m not very good at managing people, and I know that, so I wouldn’t want to mislead anyone. The ad basically said, “I’m a big idiot with lots of stuff going on. Here are fifty things I need to do (send press releases, make hardboiled eggs, wait in…
How wealthy you are doesn’t have all that much to do with what’s in your bank account. It also has to do with where you’re reading this from right now, and whether it’s possible for you to get “in trouble” for reading TheGloss during “work hours.” It has a lot to do with how much of your time you have…
Aging has many benefits, even for women. At least the first decade or two of it – which, if you’re in your twenties, are what’s next on the agenda. I was 21 when I set up my first real office for the company I had started when I was 19. Being young, I was obsessed with appearing “legitimate.” I wore black…
Women are often judged by their weight, and indeed, it can be difficult to achieve the whippet-thin, rib-baring appearance desired by society (or at least for social dominance over other women). But men are judged by their height, and there’s nothing they can do about that. There’s no Celebrity Height Club. Even with all the money in the world, Tom…
If you find yourself in your late twenties, living with roommates and without health insurance, you may rightfully wonder how on earth it could ever be possible to have a baby before your eggs get old. From a former head of research of a pharmaceutical company, as quoted in a scare-tactic-filled article on The Daily Mail: Today, we know that…
At the age of 25, I donated eggs to a gay man in California in exchange for $8,000. In order to do this, I was put on a schedule of drugs and hormones, many of which I injected into my own stomach. During this whirlwind tour of human hormonal states, I got a pretty good idea of what it might…
Every time I go on vacation, I pack a bunch of “casual clothes.” Then, walking around Mexico City in a sundress (for instance), I feel that I am not conveying a sufficient level of gravitas. I then iPhone my way to the local Zara and buy a blazer, after which I get better service absolutely everywhere, or at least everywhere…
Welcome to a new column on TheGloss! Every Tuesday, “Bullish” will take on issues related to the workplace, money, and entrepreneurship. Why “Bullish”? The bull has long been the totem animal of Wall Street — the snorting, aggressive paragon of masculinity associated with rising financial markets. I live three blocks from the Wall Street bull (which, technically, is located on…