in praise of difficult women

As business and community leaders, we are all confronted with hard decisions, decisions that further the good of the group but will inevitably make some unhappy. While men are usually "courageous" when they make these tough decisions, women are often labeled "difficult."

WE know that we are courageous, but if we want to succeed as leaders in our work, our families and our communities, we must also face up to the "difficult" label, re-purpose it, make it our own.*

*At our home office, our list of "difficult" women stands as a full-wall graphic to remind us all that being difficult means getting s*** done.