Empowered Women: What to Do When Called Bossy, Tips from Annette Ballou

Have ever been called bossy? I am sure you have. If you are a woman who ever tried to get anything done (which is all women) you are called bossy, at least once in your life.

Surprisingly this word is used only for women, and has a negative connotation.

When someone calls you “bossy” it’s often about their insecurities than about your personality or attitude.

In a quick conversation today Annette Ballou, J.D. Strategic Advisor to the President’s Office at University of Massachusetts, gives us quick and easy tips on what to do when you are called bossy.


Please let us know what are your thoughts on how to deal with the situation when called “bossy”.

I remember replying I am bossy because I am your boss. How do you reply/react? Would love to know!

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