“‘People want to work for less money, I pay them less money,’ Pascal replied. ‘Women shouldn’t be so grateful. Know what you’re worth. Walk away.’ Message received.”
“We don’t ask you for free iPhones. Please don’t ask us to provide you with our music for no compensation.”
“Hamilton’s image is about to shrink on the $10 bill. And he’ll be joined by a woman.”
Say you want the gold, because you want people to understand you’re high status, but you don’t want to pay $10K for it, because you also want people to understand you’re savvier than the average plebe.
ArtNews calls Prince sexist, which feels apt to me: he’s taking self-portraits by young women and imposing his own subjectivity over theirs, turning them into commodities as well as objects at which he — and his other rich male art friends — can leer.
EVEN WOMEN IN THEIR FIFTIES attending a lesbian feminist movie based on a Patricia Highsmith novel are not allowed to wear shiny, fancy, ever-so-slightly more sensible shoes.
It’s always a pleasant surprise when the wealthiest of us do something impressive, yet low key, to help their fellow man.
Dan Price often gets asked, by would-be entrepreneurs, what first step they should take to achieve their goals.
“The first step is doing something for someone,” he answers.
NBA rookies, like anyone else starting a new job, also have to pay to—as Childress puts it—”represent myself like a professional.” It’s no longer appropriate to carry around worn-out bags, for example. Everything has to look new and high-quality, which means spending high-quality prices.
What is Gwyneth Paltrow planning to make with this assortment of food, and how is she going to make it last for a whole week?
Though millennial women know they should negotiate salary and benefits packages (except at Reddit), most — about 60% — apparently don’t.
Mika Brzezinski is an MSNBC news personality with the hair, BMI, and poise of Claire Underwood. Yet she relates to those of us who have struggled a bit with our confidence levels in the professional arena.
Kris Straub is the cartoonist behind “Chainsawsuit,” and is also known for “Broodhollow” and “Candle Cove” as well as his podcast “Morning Rush with Kris and Mikey.” I once beat him at a game of “Cards Against Humanity.” His comic art is both sensitive and extremely on-point; you might have seen his “All Lives Matter” comic, which—you know what, just click the link, it’s hard to describe a comic in paragraph form.
“I was working full time at a clothing factory lifting boxes, but the company closed down and I was out of a job. Then I was walking by Times Square one day and saw the dressed-up characters. I asked one of them about the job, went out and bought an outfit, and I’ve been here for six months.”
Some high-end salespeople will be courteous even if you’re in sweatpants, but don’t count on it.