How to Stop Male Co-Workers’ Resentment … When You Work Flex-Time

By Shaunti Feldhahn on September 13, 2017

Dear Shaunti,  I work full-time, have 3 small children and work a flex schedule. This works really well for my family but my male co-workers get frustrated when they can’t reach me during traditional office hours. I’m getting all my…

Read More

The Foreign Culture of a Man’s Mind and How to Navigate It 

By Shaunti Feldhahn on September 1, 2017

Sometimes working with men can be very much like working in an unknown culture.

Read More

Advice: My Male Co-Workers Argued with Me While I was Performing Surgery

By Shaunti Feldhahn on March 2, 2015

Dear Shaunti: As the new medical director at a large hospital and top surgeon, I am a qualified woman with excellent experience in the medical field and in management. But I seem to be having a really hard time with…

Read More

If You Don’t Want Your Colleagues to See You as "Mommy," Stop Airing Your Dirty Laundry

By Shaunti Feldhahn on February 9, 2015

Dear Shaunti, I am back in the workforce after ten years as a stay-at-home mom, and I know my experience juggling kids has prepared me well for my new project manager job. After all, before 7 am each morning alone,…

Read More

Tell Your Drama to Your Mama (or Your Girlfriends)

By Shaunti Feldhahn on December 29, 2014

Dear Shaunti: I’m always balancing my roles as a mom, wife and businesswoman, but I work almost entirely with men who don’t “get” how much more I have to juggle than they do—especially when there’s a problem at home. I…

Read More

My Eyes are Up Here: Can I Be Seen as Pretty AND Professional?

By Shaunti Feldhahn on December 1, 2014

Dear Shaunti: I am a female attorney, age 29, working at a large and prestigious litigation firm. I have a law degree from a top-five school, graduated near the top of my class, am smart, experienced and able to handle…

Read More

Why Your Male Co-Worker May Be Annoyed at You

By Shaunti Feldhahn on April 14, 2014

Dear Shaunti, I just got out of a big meeting where one of my male co-workers got super annoyed with me and I don’t know why. We’re trying to land a big contract and he was presenting his strategy to…

Read More



Terms of Service Patheos Privacy Policy