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Female Leadership

Learning Resilience From Hillary Clinton

Dr. Deana Murphy | Posted 04.17.2015 | Women
Dr. Deana Murphy

She is a leader who won't back down. At the pinnacle of her global recognition, now Hillary is seeking to make history with seeking again the highest job in the land. She is a resilient female leader.

What It Takes To Take The Lead

Dr. Deana Murphy | Posted 04.02.2015 | Women
Dr. Deana Murphy

Challenge and controversy is a big slice of the leader's pie. People watch how you handle yourself and adversity.

6 Leadership Lessons Corporate Leaders Can Learn From Nonprofits

Ellevate | Posted 03.17.2015 | Women
Ellevate

I always take a moment of reflection, particularly after a crisis, to reevaluate my organization's approach.This sense of clarity about my mission and values helps me build relationships with partners and donors and unite everyone involved around a shared goal.

Permission to Recover... Granted!

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Take your vacation days. Take your weekends off. Let yourself be bored. Walk somewhere without talking to anyone. Go fishing. Play golf alone. Pay attention to everything and nothing.

16 Ways Women Succeed in Sisterhood and Society

Geneva Fonda | Posted 03.29.2015 | Women
Geneva Fonda

So whether we are entrepreneurs, employees, stay-at-home mothers, students, relatives, friends, or business associates, as women, our genuine affinity to one another need not be the exception. It should serve as the inspiration everyone else uses to reset their beautiful circles.

The 'Somebody' Syndrome: Are We Milestone Biased?

Kat Cowley | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Cowley

This isn't about hurtful comment vindication. Upsetting comments and their narrators will come and go -- what it is about a collective cultural tolerance.

Female Leadership Is a Must, Not an Option

The EU Women Caucus | Posted 02.04.2015 | World
The EU Women Caucus

The quest for female leaders in order to achieve this fairer representation within the European Union Institutions is placed high on the agenda every 5 years. The problem has been how to keep it there once the elections are over.

Guiding Principles for Success in Life and Business

Andrea Goertz | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Andrea Goertz

Although society seems to be shifting to accommodate the professional woman who also has a family, we still have a ways to go in engendering workplace cultures that value work-life balance.

Women in Charge: A Force for Change on the Global Stage

Deborah Derrick | Posted 12.30.2014 | Impact
Deborah Derrick

As gender-based inequalities continue to pose grave threats to health systems, economies and societies, it's empowering to watch these women fighting for a healthier, more educated and more equal world.

Because #YesAllWomen Will Not Be Enough

Bernadette Lim | Posted 09.15.2014 | Women
Bernadette Lim

As a millennial, I worry that the hashtag is becoming not only the preferred form of social protest, but the only form of social activism and social justice of our generation.

Are the Beliefs of Female Leaders Undermining Their Success?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 08.18.2014 | Women
Michelle McQuaid

The general lack of confidence found in many women means a fixed mindset makes us particularly fragile when it comes to dealing with failure, setbacks and criticism.

Fathers Who Are Redefining Manhood

Ama Yawson | Posted 08.16.2014 | Black Voices
Ama Yawson

Tony Porter, Armond Mosley and others are doing phenomenal work in leading men towards a more holistic definition of manhood.

Boardroom Hokey Pokey: That Dance That Women Do

Kathleen Long | Posted 08.09.2014 | Women
Kathleen Long

For me, as a leader and an executive, what you see is what you get. I either put my whole self in, or I take my whole self out. And yes, sometimes, I shake it all about. For me, that's what it's all about. I'm not apologizing.

College Grads: Should You Work For A Woman?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.29.2014 | College
Dr. Peggy Drexler

There will be bad bosses -- male and female. There will also be good bosses -- male and female. College graduates considering choosing a boss based on perception only serves to reinforce certain stereotypes.

Jill Abramson in Her Own Words: Women 'Get Autopsied in Ways Men Don't'

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 07.16.2014 | Media
Joanne Bamberger

Abramson is a former investigative journalist. I suspect she will be using those skills, and her literary connections in the future, to do some writing on what happens to "pushy" broads in powerful positions.

I Am Not a Boss, I Am a Leader

Rosalinda Mercado-Garza | Posted 07.14.2014 | Impact
Rosalinda Mercado-Garza

Growing up, people often called me bossy. I soon realized that they called me bossy because I was determined to succeed and overcome any obstacles that came my way.

What I Learned in My First Year as a Female Startup CEO

Yunha Kim | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology
Yunha Kim

If you are aggressive, you are a bitch. If you are emotional, you are PMSing. If you are soft, you are too feminine. Whatever way someone finds you, they can always justify it is because you are female.

We're Minding the Gap, But How Do We Close It?

Donna P. Hall | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Donna P. Hall

White males are only 32 percent of the population, but somehow hold almost 80 percent of the seats in Congress. Millionaires are just 4 percent of the American population, but represent more than half of Congress. This disconnect is too great to be ignored.

A New Definition Of Leadership

Josh Misner, Ph.D. | Posted 05.21.2014 | Parents
Josh Misner, Ph.D.

To raise up a generation of leaders, we cannot continue defining leadership solely from a traditionally male perspective. We need to embrace a new definition of leadership that combines the best of all possible worlds.

You Can Call Me Bossy

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 05.17.2014 | Women
Rachel Levy Lesser

I've been called bossy before and I am sure I will be called bossy again. I actually take it as a compliment.

Eleven Theorems on Leadership

Elizabeth Filippouli | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics
Elizabeth Filippouli

Our world needs inspiring leaders who will communicate openly to achieve engagement and create ecosystems of trust for progress and development.

5 Areas That Will Continue to Challenge Entrepreneurs in 2014

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business
Kari Warberg Block

Speaking from experience, being an entrepreneur is a huge responsibility.

Women on Boards: Beyond Gender to Leadership

John Gerzema | Posted 04.16.2014 | Women
John Gerzema

In an open, social and interdependent economy, the skills and competencies required for leading are changing. In other words, this is more about leadership style -- the skills and competencies that corporate America rewards -- as opposed to gender.

Entrepreneurial Advice From Stay-at-Home Mom Turned Millionaire

Ximena N. Beltran | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Ximena N. Beltran

Not even Alli Webb, creator of Drybar, the blowout-only hair salon, imagined her hobby would grow from a mobile business to more than 30 locations across the U.S.

Americans Prefer Male Bosses (Fun Fact: Women Are Better Managers)

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.11.2013 | Business

Even though the evidence is piling up that women tend to be better managers, a larger share of Americans continue to say they'd rather be managed by m...