When reality television star and fashion blogger Lauren Conrad was asked what her “favorite position” was on a live radio program a while back, the women listening held their breath. Her response? “CEO.”
I don’t know if some of you have been to these live reads at LACMA, where a classic film is read live on stage by actors who just sit and read the script. We did one recently of American Pie, but we reversed the gender roles. All the women played men; all the men played women. And it was so fascinating to be a part of this because, as the women took on these central roles — they had all the good lines, they had all the good laughs, all the great moments — the men who joined us to sit on stage started squirming rather uncomfortably and got really bored because they weren’t used to being the supporting cast.
It was fascinating to feel their discomfort [and] to discuss it with them afterward, when they said, “It’s boring to play the girl role!” And I said, “Yeah. Yeah. You think? Welcome to our world!
|—||—Olivia Wilde crushing it when she talks about women in Hollywood. (via leanin)|
You’ll never make what you’re worth if you don’t ask for it. Here’s how (in GIFS):
1. Get the job. Celebrate.
2. Do some recon for salaries. Arrive at a number — and convince yourself you’re worth more than that.
3. Don’t accept the first offer.
4. Negotiate, negotiate, negotiate until you’ve reached a figure you’re happy with. Now, roll in the dough.
Source and GIFS credit: LadyBits on Medium