Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s COO wants to ban the word bossy. To ban a word only creates room for another, but I honestly get her motive behind the intent.
Sandberg’s campaign to ban “bossy” stems from the perception that women leaders who are direct and aggressive are often labeled as hard to work with. Men with the same temperament are more likely labeled powerful, ambitious or courageous. As a woman ministry leader, I get it. Although my title and job puts me in a position of ministering to women, my day to day environment provides me with a unique opportunity of working primarily with men.
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