[Deep Dive] Is It Okay to Cry? Part 2: Handling the Tears

Why is crying such a bad thing in business? In last week’s Deep Dive post, I explained why women are biologically and socially conditioned to cry more when we’re frustrated. Crying is a normal human reaction that releases toxins and sheds hormones. As Goudreau says, “it’s important that professionals do not avoid crying entirely.” Nevertheless, […]

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[Deep Dive] Is It Okay to Cry? Part 1: Do women cry more?

In a recent post, Young Female Entrepreneurs responded to Bethenney’s Fox 7 interview with Martha Stewart by asking their readers “Do you think it’s okay to cry?” Martha contends that not only does she never cry in business, but that business is not worth crying over. She says, “It’s business, it’s not about emotion.” Is […]

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