What Helps Girls in School Will Hurt Them in the Work World

My daughter will have to play an entirely different game once she enters the workforce. She can no longer be a member of the rule police. Schools don't help us practice taking risks.  They only reward perfection, and we gals love being perfect, don’t we?  And so we hide behind our straight A’s.  It’s safe there. Unfortunately, the more we are concerned with failing, the less we can achieve, the less we can improvise and the less we can invent. As they say - nothing ventured, nothing gained.

So here are the new rules she'll have to learn.