Running a business with boobs: the things I never say

Jesse Genet
Mar 8, 2017 · 5 min read

I’ve never published anything about what it’s like to be a woman in business, but today is International Women’s Day and I decided to use my incredibly keen wit and personal experiences to speak some truths ;)

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Credit: Life Magazine (From photo shoot of the Monokini designed by Rudy Gernreich)

1. Don’t invite me to your event and admit it’s because you want women there.

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This is me, holding a box.

2. Don’t ask me if my dad helped me draft a document.

3. Don’t demean me while asking for a job.

4. Don’t act surprised that I am the CEO.

5. Don’t question my level of ambition.

Having boobs and running a business is exactly the same as having a penis and running a business, except boobs are more aesthetically pleasing. I hope, at minimum, we can all agree on that.


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