You perfectly strike to the heart of the rot that is politics right now.
Your bio applies to me too.
Hereby shared on Facebook. (I have the same handle there)
Julia, I recall working with you on our book Outside In. I recall how much respect you got from your fellow staffers. Sounds like that evaporated in the wake of your harrowing experience.
I’ve deconstructed Jeff Bezos’ internal memo, or as I call it, the non-denial denial of the New York Times story. It’s clear he has no…
This is powerful, and terrible, at once. When I visited the Zappos offices in Las Vegas, we asked a group of employees how it was to be part of Amazon. They’d been smiling, and happy, up until then. While no one spoke up, the atmosphere shifted rapidly. Nobody wanted to answer the question, or make eye contact. It stuck with me.
There are still many legal ways for women to be unfairly held back in their careers. I’ve witnessed women being fired after their maternity leave was complete because no one wanted to plan for their return. I’ve seen women only take a few weeks off after having a child because they are afraid of losing their job. Women are treated as if they were a…