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Dr. Bernice Ledbetter
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Dr. Bernice Ledbetter is Practitioner Faculty of Organizational Theory and Management at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management. Her research and teaching interests focus on leadership and values, especially gender differences, as well as on moral developmental and non-western approaches to leadership. She is a Principal in Ledbetter Consulting Group and has worked extensively as a career management consultant and team performance coach for individuals and major organizations.

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4 Ways Managers Can Spread Holiday Cheer Without Spending a Dime

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2014 | 2:07 PM

I've often heard that therapists get more calls in the month of December than the rest of year as the holidays can be a particularly stressful time of year. Not only is life on the home front chaotic, but work can also be stressful as employees try to close out...

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6 Leadership Myths and Realities

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 10:59 AM

There are many false impressions of what makes a great leader. Many people think that it's baked into your DNA whether or not you are destined to become an effective leader. Well guess what, they are wrong. I've shattered the top leadership myths and am giving you the reality.


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Want to Move up the Corporate Ladder? You Need a Career Map

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2014 | 7:40 PM

Are you being held back by a sticky floor?

Do you want to move up in your organization, but feel like you are stuck in the lower ranks?

Or do you want to change direction in your career, but don't want to start over?

Then you need a...

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#LikeAGirl Campaign Is a Game Changer in Feminist Movement

(0) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 7:04 PM

I am fascinated by the recent social awareness campaigns launched by Procter & Gamble brands, Always and Pantene which created dynamic videos that have gone viral on social media. Both the #LikeAGirl campaign by Always which is working to change the perception of the...

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Despite Regional Differences, Women Across the Globe Face Same Career Advancement Challenges

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2014 | 6:36 PM

Women make up half the workforce in nearly every developed country around the world; however, when you look at the levels of senior female leaders the numbers are sobering. According to Catalyst among the G7 Countries (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK, and USA) women comprise only 21...

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Over 9 Million Women-Owned Businesses in the U.S. and Counting!

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 2:41 PM

It's no surprise that the number of women-owned businesses is growing. Many women are entrepreneurial in nature and while some still enjoy the stability of a corporate job others are destined to be their own boss. In fact, according to a recent report from the National Association of...

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5 Tips for Women Who Want to Advance in Their Careers

(0) Comments | Posted March 19, 2014 | 2:17 PM

Gender diversity is important in the workforce and armed with the right tools, it is a great time for women to aspire to leadership positions.

Below are five things that women should do if they are looking to advance in their position. This advice will help women overcome the...

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