From the Editor

by Susan Weidman Schneider

When was the last time you accepted a compliment (about your accomplishments, not your earrings) simply by saying, undefensively, “Thank you”? And, smiling a bit, left it at that. No self-deprecating coda. Admit it—all too frequently we’re willing to undermine the work we do, or give the lie to the effort we’ve put in by downplaying it. Women are altogether too modest. And I don’t mean in our dress, but in certain of our behaviors.

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