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What makes people like you?

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We all want people to like us. That is truly the bottom line. We want to be liked and feel accepted. So I went in search of what makes someone a “likable” person. Is there a specific factor? Are their certain traits one must exhibit? Are you just born with it? Does the “it” factor…

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How a young girl’s drawing changed the music industry

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Today I am excited to present a video interview with Daisy Rock Guitars Founder and President, Tish Ciravolo. We “met” when she contacted me after seeing my Girls Can’t WHAT? guitar design on Facebook and was gracious enough to grant me a few moments of her time. In this 15 minutes of awesomeness, Tish tells us…

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Strong female role-model for children?

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I received this question from Tom who is trying to find some role models for his girlfriend’s daughter… My girlfriend’s 5yr old daughter wants to be a Knight, or Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, possibly even Chewbacca. We both think this is great – however she believes that only boys can be these things and thinks…

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Never say “grow a pair”

Never say “grow a pair”

Let me just say up front that we will be referring to body parts in this article. If that will freak you out, this is your chance to close your browser window and skip this week’s post. It’s ok, go ahead and bail. Let’s also get the terminology straight here. We will be referring to…

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Yes, I Am a Rocket Scientist!

Yes, I Am a Rocket Scientist

I discovered astronomy when I was in fifth grade. It was the International Geophysical Year and I found it very exciting. I had a neighbor who had built a telescope and I would go to his house to look at the stars and planets. When I was 12, I got a Saturday job at the…

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Women can’t pack, it says so on the box

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Stuff like this always amuses me. I really start wondering things like… Who created this? Who approved it? Who else signed off on it? Was there really not a single woman in the entire design and manufacturing process that didn’t notice the blatant sexism here? Mr. Packer? Really? It’s seems interesting to me that when…

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Boy refuses to wrestle girl, cites religious beliefs

A high school boy forfeited a tournament match to a girl yesterday, claiming “As a matter of conscience and my faith, I do not believe that it is appropriate for a boy to engage a girl in this manner.”  This came in the form of a written statement from Joel Northrup in Marion, Iowa. So…

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