Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook and author of the best-selling book “Lean In,” is spearheading the launch of a campaign to ban the word “bossy,” arguing the negative put-down stops girls from pursuing leadership roles. Some aren’t on board with this idea saying there are more important issues to worry about in equalizing the playing field for women. Dr. Susan Whitbourne, Psychology Professor at UMass Amherst and bestselling author explains this new trend.
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