Skip to comments.When this producer launched a women-only TV company she thought she'd kissed goodbye to conflict...
Posted on 11/13/2017 2:28:15 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Over in one corner sat Alice, a strong-minded 27-year-old who always said what she thought, regardless of how much it might hurt someone else. In the other corner was Sarah, a thirtysomething high-flier who would stand up for herself momentarily - then burst into tears and run for the ladies.
Their simmering fight lasted hours, egged on by spectators taking sides and fuelling the anger. Sometimes other girls would join in, either heckling aggressively or huddling defensively in the toilets. It might sound like a scene from a tawdry reality show such as Big Brother, but the truth is a little more prosaic: it was just a normal morning in my office.
The venomous women were supposedly the talented employees I had headhunted to achieve my utopian dream - a female- only company with happy, harmonious workers benefiting from an absence of men.
It was an idealistic vision swiftly shattered by the nightmare reality: constant bitchiness, surging hormones, unchecked emotion, attention-seeking and fashion rivalry so fierce it tore my staff apart.
When I read the other day that Sienna Miller had said there was no such thing as 'the Sisterhood', I knew what she meant.
I can understand why people want to believe that women look out for each other - because with men in power at work and in politics, it makes sense for us to stick together.
In fact, there was a time when I believed in the Sisterhood - but that was before women at war led to my emotional and financial ruin.
Five years ago, I was working as a TV executive producer making shows for top channels such as MTV, and based in Los Angeles. It sounds like a dream job and it could have been - if I'd been male.
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Catfights over handbags and tears in the toilets. When this producer launched a women-only TV company she thought she'd kissed goodbye to conflict...
Because women never have conflict?
The pic at the site shows that Samantha Brick is built like a brick——house. Yoicks!
Based on my bigoted stereotypes, I felt justified in in discriminating against men in the workplace...
It would be treated as a crime if the shoe was on the other foot.
Too funny. Having grown up in a family of five girls I could’ve advised her on the stupidity of her initial premise. But she wouldn’t have listened anyway.
Many years ago, I worked in an office where I was the token male. I witnessed the behavior described in this article. There were days when I sensed that I needed to proceed directly to my office.
Yes, the Left believes it’s own baloney.
Gender issues aside, this was a horribly-managed company.
Even a suggestion that we start a men-only business or club would get us banned from polite society for life.
This is hilarious
We had a crew of friends tearing the roof off of my brother’s house. Our mom was watching. At one point she started shaking her head. I asked what was wrong. She said a crew of women would have been on the ground tearing each other’s hair out after 20 minutes of the good-natured abuse we were throwing at each other.
When I saw “TV Company”, I thought maybe Sylvania was coming back.
Not enough “You’re fired!”
This isn’t at all surprising if you’ve ever been around groups of women.
The big issue with women in the workplace is that women tend to take things very personally, and are more likely to hold a grudge for a long time over real or imagined slights. This can be corrosive to a work environment.
But God help you if you are a man and upset a woman. They will ALL gang up on you.
Women can be incredibly catty
The viciousness of women to women is incredible.
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