Betty-Ann's Both Sides Blog


Women and the Science of Appearance

Earlier this month Hillary Clinton told a standing ovation crowd at the Women of the World conference in New York that women’s rights were the unfinished business of the 21st Century. She stated that one of the things that will advance the cause of women is to encourage more girls to enter the field of … Read more

Valuing Yourself Goes a Long Way Blog Thumbnail

Want to know more about yourself and what you believe in?  Then follow the money, because the real currency follows the emotional currency. Presented with a choice, someone asked me, between a low-cost supplier and one who was more expensive but demonstrated they had your best interests in mind – who would you choose? No … Read more

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Naturally, it’s a woman who is credited with coining the phrase, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”  The exact words are said to have been first written down in a book by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford, who wrote novels under the pseudonym of “The Duchess” in Victorian England. In truth, the notion has been … Read more

Experiencing Gender Physics at the Movies Blog Thumbnail

I’ve found recently that the most compelling movies are those that demonstrate the power of Masculine and Feminine Energy, and how important it is to balance the two. Have you ever come out of a darkened movie theatre and said, “Wasn’t that powerful?” That’s how I felt after I watched the movie Midnight Express, and looking … Read more

Improving Our Gender In Hollywood Blog Thumbnail

It’s Academy Awards time and in keeping with my usual practice, I have been busy seeing all the shows before the big televised gala announcing the winners. While I was delighted with the prominent role Jessica Chastain played in Zero Dark Thirty of a strong, determined woman who perseveres to achieve her goal, it is … Read more

Career Success Correlates With Love Success Blog Thumbnail

There is a natural correlation between what it takes to be successful at work and successful in your love life. McKinsey and Company, a global consultant, did a study of successful women leaders around the world and found that they possessed three main attributes: presence, belonging and resilience. With Valentine’s Day tomorrow it struck me … Read more