Dear Ban Bossy Campaign: If Being Called a Name Makes You Totally Shut Down, You Probably Aren’t Leadership Material


by Patrick Kane

This is an open letter to Sheryl Sandberg and the Ban Bossy Campaign:

Recently, a group of rich, powerful celebrities came together and decided to ban a word they don’t like.

The Ban Bossy campaign argues that for a little girl, being called bossy is one of the worst things imaginable.

They say it is enough to totally discourage girls from pursuing leadership roles or having any ambition whatsoever.

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