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Some question Sheryl Sandberg’s Ban Bossy campaign

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Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2014 1:56 pm | Updated: 8:50 am, Fri Mar 21, 2014.

NEW YORK — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg and the Girl Scouts recently declared a campaign to “Ban Bossy,” complete with Beyonce, Jane Lynch and Condoleezza Rice on video, a website full of tips and thousands of fans who pledged to stamp out that B word for girls.

But the effort is also being questioned on a variety of fronts, including its focus on a word that not everyone considers damaging, and for encouraging a behavior that not everybody believes equals leadership, as Ban Bossy contends.

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