We hear you.
We do not mean to devalue the work of early feminists.
It’s like oxygen on an airplane. Early feminists had to put the mask on themselves first. No choice. I’d be suffocating now, if they didn’t. I can no more not work than not breathe. What we are saying is that we must secure the mask on the kids too. This is not just a woman’s job. It’s for every adult on the plane, and shame on us if we don’t.
We are also saying that, ironically, what’s good for children is good for business. We have the tools and view to complete this revolution rather than double down on the old paradigm (e.g., “Lean In” to what’s there), because the truth is that empathy at the core is good for everyone and good for the bottom line. It’s a win-win.
More soon….meanwhile, thanks to those of you who commented. The beauty of a blog is the conversation. Thanks for being there.