Ladies! This is How We Can Be Kinder to Each Other

Ladies! This is How We Can Be Kinder to Each Other

Have you ever noticed the tendency that women have of tearing down other women? Perhaps it’s a colleague competing with you at work, or maybe a friend who tries to one you up. Whatever the situation, it can sting. Why do women do this to each other? And moreover, how we can overcome this bad habit and start being kinder …

Women's Work - Undervalued, Underpaid, Unacceptable

Why Women’s Work Being Undervalued and Underpaid is Unacceptable!

It is widely known that women make less money than men. Many people, including economic and political commentators, claim that this is due to women tending to be in lower-paid careers. Of course, the pay equality complaint is that women are paid less than men for the same work, but the conversation should also include the fact that women do tend to be …

How You and Your Children Can Make a Change in the World

How You and Your Children Can Make a Change in the World

In the past few years, it seems that being politically aware and involved is becoming more and more common, and it’s great to see women and young people play a bigger role in this important sphere. But even as we see a growing presence of women, people of color, people of religious minorities, and millennials in politics, many of us …

2010s in Review: 12 Women Who Impacted Music in the Last 10 Years

2010s in Review: 12 Women Who Impacted Music in the Last 10 Years

As we move into the final months of 2019, we also reach the end of the second decade of the 21st century. A lot has changed in the last 10 years, and woman have continued to be at the forefront of the evolving music landscape. Earlier this week, we shared a blog highlighting 12 of the women who have had …

12 Women Who Have Impacted Music in the Last 10 Years

12 Women Who Have Impacted Music in the Last 10 Years

As we move into the final months of 2019, we also reach the end of the second decade of the 21st century. A lot has changed in the last 10 years, and woman have continued to be at the forefront of the evolving music landscape.  Today, we’re looking back at 12 women who have changed the landscape of mainstream music …

What is the Pink Tax and How Do We Destroy It?

What is the Pink Tax and How Do We Destroy It?

In the last few years, probably all of us have heard of the pink tax. A major point of conversation lately is about what products men and women use and the cost differences between them. Why is it that women’s deodorant often costs more than men’s deodorant? Why the price difference between razor blades for men vs. women? We at …

You're most likely a feminist.

You Are Probably a Feminist (And Really Should Be!)

Do you think that women should be permitted into the workforce? Should women be paid equally for their work? In your opinion, are women independent and fully functional human beings? If you said yes to any of these questions, you might be a feminist! If you said yes to all of them, you definitely are. Feminism Definition Believe it or …

Should You Flirt in Order to Make a Sale?

Should You Flirt in Order to Make a Sale?

In our dog-eat-dog world, many people feel that they must use every tool possible to get ahead. This as true in sales as anywhere else. When a study suggests that saleswomen are 20% more successful when they flirt with clients, you can understand why some saleswomen would follow that path. But is being a flirt as lucrative as it seems? …

How to Empower Yourself and Create Successful Financial Rewards

How to Empower Yourself and Create Successful Financial Rewards

Here at Petite2Queen, we would like to think that women today are more proactive than ever when it comes to their finances. Understand long-term goals and investments. Plan for emergencies and eventualities like illness and death. Doing these things gives power and control to women over their lives. So, let’s talk about money! How many of you manage your own …

stop apologizing

Stop Apologizing: How to Break the Secret Bad Habit

Have you ever noticed the behavioral pattern women have to constantly apologize? What are we so sorry for, anyway? Why don’t we hear men apologizing every five minutes? The reasons behind women’s perpetual apologizing run deep, going back to our early childhood and repeated social training thereafter. Despite indications to the contrary, our work does have merit and validity. How …

Dress Codes

Are Dress Codes in the Workplace Sexist?

Dress codes have been a prominent part of work culture for as long as anyone can remember. Oftentimes these guidelines are meant to ensure the employees all look neat and professional. In certain industries, it addresses safety concerns. But then there are clothing codes that are based on gender roles. How are men and women allowed to present themselves at …

Promoting Yourself

Promoting Yourself is Important in Sales

Promoting yourself is a vital component of career success, especially in sales. Yet for many women in sales, self-promotion is very difficult. Women have been socialized to be modest, agreeable, and quiet, while men have been instilled with the very skills that are praised in the workplace. It’s time for ladies to feel just as confident as men. It’s time …

shattering double standards

Ch. 12: Shattering Double Standards

We just published our first book, Practical Wisdoms @ Work! Each chapter addresses the knowledge and skills you need to excel in your career. But if you want to go one step further, we have some bonus content you’ll love: Playlists for each chapter! Our 14 playlists focus on the themes specific to each chapter. They bring the concepts to …