But is she Oscar worthy?

Last week a friend and I went to see American Hustle. The bushel of theatre popcorn was wonderful – warm with just the right amount of salt and crunch. The gallon of Diet Coke I slurped from the holder in the arm of my chair was perfection. The seats were very comfortable. And the movie was a lot of fun with plenty of plot twists…

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Sheryl Sandberg says it like it is

As a retired businesswoman I couldn’t wait to read #Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In“, the New York Times’ best seller full of advice for working women. Sandberg joined Facebook as Chief Operating Officer in August 2013 after six years as Vice-President of Google Inc. I must admit up front that I approached the book with a bit of prejudice. I assumed

Let’s burn our bras – again!

As I get older and more crotchety, I’m less tolerant of things that annoy me. In an earlier post (There’s no business like shoe business), I compared today’s styles in high heels to the 21st century’s version of foot binding. I’d now like to include bras in that category. All Boomer Broads agree that the “girls” need support. We understand that. But why does that…

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Take my advice – #3

Present like a professional This advice is for those who have career ambitions. If you’re happy with the status quo, that’s OK too. Sometimes, life’s more important events just get in the way or perhaps a career is not one of your priorities. For those who have set their sights on moving up in the workplace, I have a few words of advice related to…

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