Posts Tagged ‘Clay Shirky

16
Mar
10

On air: Do women need to better promote themselves in the workplace?

CLAY SHIRKY IS OUR GUEST TODAY AND HE’S WRITTEN THIS POST FOR YOU TO RESPOND TO…

I wrote “A Rant About Women” for several reasons, but mostly because I see my great female students go out into the world and under-promote themselves. For me, the key idea in that essay is that women should get better at “behaving like arrogant, self-aggrandizing jerks”, as I put it then. Continue reading ‘On air: Do women need to better promote themselves in the workplace?’

16
Mar
10

Clay Shirky’s ‘Rant About Women’

I saw a blogger responding to a Clay Shirky post the other day. Nothing unusual in that, but the more I looked, the most the particular issue he’d raised had struck a nerve. I’ve been burned so many times paraphrasing people that I’ll not even try this time, but he addresses the reasons why women don’t make the same progress as men in the work place. He’ll be on Tuesday’s show – and you can read his post in full here.




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