The Chatroom: Joanna Coles
Cosmo’s fearless leader on careers, CEOs and the importance of introducing yourself by your first and last name
If Jenny Slate found the Internet intimidating, on a reverse corner of the same earth, Joanna Coles is possibly the one who is intimidating it. This might be through her acceptance of its power, endurance to get to, and surf on, the top of its wave or simply — and most likely — a combination of both.
Today, the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, a seasoned professional who held the same position for six years at Marie Claire, serves as the most recent guest to grace Man Repeller’s The Chatroom.
While the series’ typical length is wont to run anywhere from one to three minutes, this week — in part due to the multifarious slivers of wisdom delivered on being a female, a leader, a female leader and a creative human (not to mention one who is phenomenal at coitus) — the time has been extended to reflect the importance of the vetted journalist’s acumen. Watch, learn and then answer me this: what says Monday more acutely than three important life lessons annotated by Beyoncé lyrics?