Be the next She.E.O.
Have a brand.
Taking a nap? Sunday off?
F*ck that, you could be working.
Mondays are for hustling,
for waking up early,
coffee-fueled, 24/7, never sleep.
Be the brand—
you’re a girl and also a boss now.
Because we all know the best in the business don’t sleep.
Forget the softness.
We need more women in boardrooms wearing suits,
less women in soft dresses.
Do what you love, but make sure you kill it in the process—
nearly kill yourself in the process,
stomping on every piece of your femininity
to be like them.
Here’s a thought:
We don’t need more masculinity,
we need less women stomping on their femininity,
putting on the aggressive exterior
through the man-made suit.
We need more women dressing however they please,
in the corner office
decked out with love and softness,
running their companies how they choose.
We need women for their care
and how they nurture this world
Don’t give me your femininity
cloaked in masculinity.
I want strength in softness—
to be one of the guys
just because you’re scared
of your own vagina.
You are powerful in your own right.
And spit out that f*cking scotch—
I know you actually hate it.
Author: Annabelle Blythe
Image: Courtesy of author
Editor: Nicole Cameron