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Female Leadership

8 Soulful Steps For Impactful Leadership During Painful Events

Sara Bobkoff | Posted 07.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sara Bobkoff

Because this money is energy -- and by us opening up to receive it, and believing in the value of our individual gifts, we are shifting that energy.

Leadership: Committing to Closing the Workplace Gender Gap

Jason Wingard | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Jason Wingard

I am very lucky to have four school-aged daughters--it is a pleasure to watch them grow, support them in their talents, and imagine all that they migh...

Just One-Fifth Of Goldman Sachs Execs Are Women

Reuters | Jenny Che | Posted 05.14.2016 | Business

Around 21 percent of U.S. executives or senior officials at Goldman Sachs Group Inc are women, according to statistics published Thursday as part of ...

Lessons From a Leadership Journey Across the World

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

This past week, the SHAMBAUGH team and I had the good fortune of leading a global female leadership program. In this intensive three-day event, we covered 21st Century Leadership Trends as well as a vast array of timely and relevant topics from Leading Change, Communicating with Impact, Strategic Leadership, and Developing Strategic Relationships.

Mentorship: The Best Gift to Give and Receive This Holiday Season

Shelley Zalis | Posted 12.29.2015 | Business
Shelley Zalis

As you find yourself in a sea of holiday lights, making toasts at cocktail parties, and exchanging warm sentiments, I encourage you to share a gift that has far more intrinsic value than any other. Give the gift of mentorship, or ask someone you admire to mentor you.

The Mother of All Leaders

Sara Bobkoff | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business
Sara Bobkoff

As lady bosses, we sometimes find ourselves struggling trying to fit our voluptuous brains into a rigid, traditional business model that was never designed by or for women to begin with. My answer to this? Reject the model.

First Hive Women's Retreat Connects Purpose-Driven Female Leaders

Jessica Biber | Posted 09.29.2015 | Impact
Jessica Biber

I attended the pilot retreat, along with eight other women in Boonville, Calif. One could describe the retreat with words like connection, reflection, sun-brushed hillsides and fireside conversations... But I would just use the word magic.

Lean In, Fall Flat:
Why Young Women Still Stumble at Work

Sarah Batchu | Posted 09.01.2015 | Women
Sarah Batchu

In order to close the ambition gap, however, those who already hold positions of power, and are frustrated with the lack of young women excelling at work, will have the next move, guiding us as we take our first steps into the workforce.

Four Ways Husbands and Fathers are Paving the Road For Female Leaders

Sara Margulis | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Sara Margulis

Since Kevin O'Leary first broke the news that his woman-led companies are responsible for all his investment portfolio returns, I've seen a lot more information surface (or resurface) on the advantages of diversity in leadership roles.

City Official Who Planned Sexist Training Resigns

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics

A city official in Austin, Texas, responsible for organizing a training for city employees to learn how to work with women has resigned. Assistant ...

A City Manager Thought His Staff Needed Training To Deal With Women

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

The city manager of Austin, Texas, apparently believes having more women in leadership poses unique challenges -- enough to require holding a training...

Dare to Lead With Generosity

Shelley Zalis | Posted 05.07.2016 | Women
Shelley Zalis

Here are the Top 10 lessons I've learned from our daring pack in The Girls' Lounge that I shared at the Women in the World Summit:

Learning Resilience From Hillary Clinton

Dr. Deana Murphy | Posted 06.17.2015 | 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 06.02.2015 | 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 05.17.2015 | 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 05.17.2015 | 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.