Don't ban 'bossy,' own it

    Sometimes a clever catchphrase can work too well. Backlash against the name of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's "Ban Bossy" campaign threatens to overwhelm its girl-empowering message.

    At least Sandberg knows how to get people talking. A year ago she popularized "Lean in" with a best-selling advice book -- "Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead" -- and a nonprofit national Lean In network to build women leaders.

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