Magazine article Working Mother

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Magazine article Working Mother

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I like being the boss. Not bossy, mind you, but the boss.

i've led many teams, big and small, and the thrill is the same when it's really working. to find the right people; to foster teamwork and camaraderie; to be surprised by someone's great idea; to see that idea develop into something truly wonderful-these are a few of the elements that make work truly rewarding.

but type "women bosses" into google and here's what you get: "5 mistakes women bosses make"; "bad female boss? She may have 'Queen bee' Syndrome"; "Do women make better bosses?" my favorite is this thread: "why men hate working for female bosses."

clearly, we have some pr work to do, at least among reporters who love a sexy "queen bee" story. while we at Working Mother and our sister organization, the national association for female executives, work on that, i encourage you to continue building the skills that will make you a great leader at any level. …

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