A is for Aggressive: Owning My Scarlet Letter as a Woman in Business

The ‘Charging Bull’ and ‘Fearless Girl’ statues on Lower Broadway in New York. Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP

My scarlet letter is an A and it stands for Aggressive!

Having ambition and speaking with authority are not aggressive acts. When a woman speaks her mind, she is simply asserting her view and expressing her opinions, however in turn she becomes labeled aggressive.

The definition of ‘Aggressive’: ready or likely to attack or confront; any action that inflicts physical or mental harm upon another person.

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