Stop equating “bossy” with leadership

And stop using the word “bossy” while you’re at it.

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Last week, I was driving my 7 and 10-year-old daughters to piano lessons when I overheard a conversation discussing some of the behavior of their friends on the playground (friends’ names have been changed for privacy reasons):

7-year old: I don’t like playing with Jane at recess. She is just so bossy.