Posts By: Robin Schooling

It’s a Mad World of Mixed Messages

In the working world we’ve been handed a lot of mixed messages. As a woman, I’ve been on the receiving end of some of these messages – from both men and women. Have you?

Adam, Eve and Silent Observations

I find it fascinating to read about different religions and belief systems and wonder if everyone would perhaps, view things just a tad differently had Eve arrived on the scene before Adam.

You’re Sick? Really?

Employers need to be allowed to determine what works best for their work environment, organization and industry when it comes to crafting paid leave policies and flexible work arrangements realizing that there are some widely differing views of what that means.

Baseball, Scrapbooks and Workplace Analogies

Does talking about sports at work, or in a business context, exclude women from key opportunities or decisions as much as it did in the past? Or should we just embrace scrapbooking as the next great workplace analogy?

I Enjoy Being a Girl. I Think.

If you still call yourself a girl and you’re over the age of 14, I’ve got news for you. Based on the average age of first menstruation in the US, you are technically no longer a girl. Why, in some work settings, does it continue to be acceptable and common to refer to groups of women as girls?