Battle Tactics For Your Sexist Workplace
Yes, your workplace is sexist. Let’s laugh/cry together while figuring out what we can do about it. We break down how sexism works in the modern workplace. And with help from some badass experts, we bring you real tactics you can use to fight back.
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From 'fierce femme' to Eminem. Savannah Sly explores gender performance in the workplace
In this episode of Battle Tactics for Your Sexist Workplace, we talk to Savannah Sly, sex worker and advocate, about an experiment they did to see how different clothing choices impacted their workplace interactions.
Ready to go public about why you quit? Listen to this first
On our fifth bonus episode of Battle Tactics for Your Sexist Workplace, we talk to journalist Emily Schwing. You may notice that there's no audio here. That's because our bonus episodes are available to listeners who support BTSW and our home station, KUOW, with a one-time contribution of $20.
'I'm the best boss I've ever had.' Lessons from Celeste Headlee on freelancing
This week, public radio legend Celeste Headlee tells us why she loves the freedom that comes with being her own boss — and why freelancing isn’t for everyone. Whether you’re a freelancer (Eula), live with a freelancer (Jeannie), or are freelance-curious, this episode is a must-listen. (And, honestly, since Headlee has so many valuable insights into how humans work best, this episode will resonate with everyone.)
How not to be 'that guy.' A conversation with the hosts of Too Beautiful to Live
On our fourth bonus episode of Battle Tactics for Your Sexist Workplace, we talk to Luke Burbank and Andrew Walsh, co-hosts of the podcast Too Beautiful to Live (TBTL).
Why do we promote — and elect — incompetent leaders?
Many of us have watched “The Office” and laughed/cringed at the antics of Michael Scott, a horrible boss who believes — wholeheartedly, even sometimes charmingly — that he is the world’s best boss. The jokes are funny because they hit close to home, reminding us of bosses we’ve had who were incompetent or inappropriate or willing to throw anyone else under the bus in order to succeed. But we have to wonder: how do men like Michael Scott get promoted in the first place? And why have so many of us had incompetant bosses?
How bias-aware people can create better workplaces
This is our third bonus episode of Battle Tactics for your Sexist Workplace.
This woman stopped 'leaning in' and harnessed her anger instead
Katherine Goldstein is the host of "The Double Shift," a podcast about working moms in America. But before she started her podcast, Goldstein was a huge fan of Sheryl Sandberg’s "Lean In."
Phyllis Fletcher talks about how women can stand up for each other — and for themselves
This is our second bonus episode of Battle Tactics for your Sexist Workplace.
Don't give advice to other women in the workplace. Here's what to do instead
This week on the podcast, we focus on a potentially thorny question: How can women be better allies to other women in the workplace?
What do you do with a 'feminist' when he’s not really a feminist?
Welcome to the first bonus episode of Battle Tactics for Your Sexist Workplace! On this episode, boss tactician Keita H. Williams joins us to answer your questions about how to deal with workplace sexism. All of our bonus episodes are available to listeners who support BTSW and our home, KUOW, by giving a one-time contribution of $20.
Ready to quit your job? We’ve got tactics for that
Many of us have fantasies of making a dramatic exit from our jobs. That final triumphant showdown with our boss. Strutting down the hallway clutching a box with our possessions, head held high. Kerosene and a lit match thrown behind the shoulder as we leave.
The Game of Thrones recap every lady knight feminist needs to read
Warning, spoilers below.