Friday, August 28, 2015

Be the Queen

Awesome Friday Thoughts via The New York Times article How to Project Power:

You can achieve influence over others by being intimidating and aggressive, but Gruenfeld encourages her students to consider the duties that come with power. ‘‘Think of yourself as a protector,’’ she tells them. This is especially true for women working in male-dominated environments like Silicon Valley. ‘‘I have in mind the queen,’’ Gruenfeld says. ‘‘She has dignity and respect, and she makes people feel safe, but underneath her cape is a sword.’’

Image via Trendhunter. Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda Fall/Winter 2015 couture show in Capri, "La Canzone Del Mare" photographed by Boo George for Vogue Japan October 2014.